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2 Tan Rhiw

(Ref. 1012292)

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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46 Customer Reviews

  • "It is a lovely property but the sofa was not very comfortable or practical for watching the TV, the mattress on the double bed in the front bedroom was extremely uncomfortable and the Wi-Fi speed was very slow."

    Underneath and behind the sofa were very dusty. We did have a problem with the boiler but this was resolved very quickly.

    Reviewed by Debbie-jane3.1May 2024

  • "Lovely, spotless accommodation with everything we could need."

    Great service and communication from Sykes, we asked if it was possible to access the accommodation earlier than 5pm and Sykes representative contacted the cleaning service and got back to us to say we could go at 3pm. The only thing which would put us of returning would be the 5pm access. We'd originally booked thinking we may have our 2 grandchildren but didn't. Would definitely recommend if you have children or dogs. Brilliant for both.

    Reviewed by Jill5.0Apr 2024

  • "Our family plus the dog had a lovely, relaxed, stressed free stay at Tan Rhiw."

    The cottage had everything you needed and more! Our vizula loved the back yard, as we did as well - morning coffee over looking the field..heaven! Highly recommend Tan Rhiw, hoping to visit again.

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0Apr 2024

  • "First impressions were good."

    Good location. Nicely decorated. On closer inspection not so good. Sofa had stains all over. Thankfully we take throws with us. I had to wash all plates/cups/cutlery before use. A small saucepan had mould in it. Yes it seems dog friendly but the fence out the back is quite low. And the gate at the side even lower. There is no way you can walk dogs straight from the property as there isn’t a path and the cars go quite fast! Another point is the low back door. Definitely needs a sign. I thought our first outing was going to have to be the hospital after my husband banged his head taking luggage inside. We loved the area and would definitely go back to Anglesey but unfortunately not this property.

    Reviewed by Lyrraine3.1Mar 2024

  • "Excellent property."

    Very high standard.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Mar 2024

  • "We have just returned from a 1 week stay, we loved the house and the area it was in."

    We woke up every morning to seeing sheep/lamb and ponies. The house has everything you need from kitchen equipment to hot water and heating. It has a freezer as well as fridge, lots of dog bowls and towels. It was extremely clean and the decoration is inviting and it makes you feel at home. Couch and beds were extremely comfortable. The garden was perfect for our 2 dogs and also there’s private parking for at least 2 next to the house. The house is on a 40mph road however it’s not a busy road so it doesn’t bother us. We are already thinking about booking this house for next year.

    Reviewed by Jessica-hillevi5.0Mar 2024

  • "Just returned from a wonderful stay at this lovely property."

    It was very clean, well equipped, bright, modern and beautifully furnished. The only thing missing was an oven glove! The secure little garden was ideal for our two little dogs to safely explore. As it was fully paved there were no worries about 'mucky pups' even when it was raining. Picking up on some previous comments: Main road outside is close/fast but it wasn't busy and we didn't find noise inside the property an issue. Garden gate was broken on arrival but fixed on our first day. Sofa does need attention as the back doesn't lock in upright position. As warned, back door is low. This wasn't an issue for my wife (5'7") but unfortunately at 6' I hit my head a few times. The last time was in the dark & resulted in a grazed head. Needless to say, I didn't do it again but it possibly needs a warning sign? We would not hesitate to return to and/or recommend this great property. It is one of the best that we have stayed in.

    Reviewed by Norman4.7Jan 2024

  • "The back gate was broken upon arrival, which meant the garden wasn't secure, this wasn't great as we had our dog with us."

    There were cobwebs in most rooms, some dishes weren't clean & we found plastic/rubbish in the rug which made us think this wasn't cleaned. However, property was as described & comfy.

    Reviewed by Laura3.1Jan 2024

  • "Good location, great parking."

    Comfortable, good variety of utensils etc. Nice to arrive to a pint of milk and Welsh cakes.

    Reviewed by Ingrid5.0Nov 2023

  • "No logs provided."

    No mattress or pillow protectors. Apart from that a lovely stay

    Reviewed by Susanne4.7Nov 2023

  • "Lovely property for a family stay."

    Everything provided. Warm, cosy & very homely. Great location for exploring Anglesey & stunning views. Very good value & will absolutely return!

    Reviewed by Adam4.7Oct 2023

  • "Absolutely beautiful little cottage , stunning inside and decor high spec."

    Comfy beds and excellent facilities, lovey little garden to sit out , only criticism I have and thus is by no means a reflection of the owners, I couldn’t walk my dog up the lane as the cars were flying past doing at least 50-60 miles an hour, But we drove to Beaumaris and had a lovely walk around there. Would definitely stay here again

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage , as stated a little bit of traffic noise , but you do get used to it , on a busy road so you would have to keep an eye on little ones & dogs, lovely & clean and every thing and more you would need , the bed is so comfy , but not sure what was going on with the settee , was in a lay back position & we couldnt get it to stay in a sit up position , lovely private little garden with nice furniture to sit out on when the weather is good , enjoyed our weeks stay ."

    Reviewed by John4.4Jun 2023

  • "We really loved the location of the cottage and the decor is very tasteful and cosy throughout."

    I think the standard of cleanliness could definitely be improved as we did find a few things that had been missed. The cottage is clean overall but needs a deep clean. We found the oven trays in the kitchen still dirty from previous users and there was dirty cutlery in the drawer. The toilet had not been cleaned thoroughly round the back of the seat and the bath was also not completely clean. We found having to strip the beds and sort the rubbish a bit of a pain when we were in a rush to be out by 10am, especially with a young baby but this wasn’t the end of the world. It did however highlight that there are no mattress or pillow protectors on the bed and a big yellow stain on the mattress topper in the master bedroom. All in all, we enjoyed our stay here and had it not been for the few issues above it would have been perfect!

    Reviewed by S2.8Apr 2023

  • "This is a gorgeous property and has been thoughtfully decorated throughout."

    Unfortunately, the technology in the house proved difficult. I lacked the programming skills to start the hob. Ridiculously difficult, even with YouTube videos! The nest was also difficult to programme. (YouTube to the rescue). The bed in the master bedroom was hard and lumpy. Lastly, the glass front of the oven shattered as my friend opened the door. Luckily there were no children or dogs in the kitchen because they'd have been covered in glass. As it was my friend cut her bare feet. I completely understand the difficulty replacing it between Christmas and New Year but I had to go out and buy more food to cook in the microwave so the oven cooked food went to waste. Not the relaxing break we were hoping for :-(

    Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback for your stay at 2 Tan Rhiw. There is a manual with instructions for the hob in the property. However, we have taken onboard your comment and will prepare a laminated sign with simple instructions regarding the use of the hob for future guests. The mattress in the master bedroom is new. It was purchased two months ago, and the old mattress replaced. We were sorry to hear about the problems you experienced with the oven door. Unfortunately, and despite our best efforts, we were unable to source a new cooker for the end of your stay due the Christmas holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kirstie3.4Dec 2022

  • "A fabulous cottage, in a lovely location."

    The interior has everything anybody would need and was a real home from home, it was a great base for us to explore Anglesey. We would recommend it to anybody looking for a lovely well furnished holiday cottage.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Aug 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage with high quality furnishings."

    Everything we needed plus more - it was great! Very handy to have all the cleaning equipment provided + milk, tea/coffee and cake - thankyou! The hob was quite difficult to operate which was a shame. Some towel hooks in the bathroom and bedroom would have been useful but otherwise it was lovely!

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Aug 2022

  • "Wonderful,all our needs catered for more."

    Reviewed by Clifford5.0Aug 2022

  • "A lovely stay, the cottage was brilliantly equipped and beautifully decorated."

    The only thing to mention was that we couldn't seem to get the hob working despite following the instructions, so it might need checking? On the whole a very comfortable base for a happy few days.

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Jul 2022

  • "The cottage is furnished nicely and is superficially clean but needs a good deep clean unfortunately."

    10% more effort is required to make the overall experience a very good one. The Hoover didn’t work - filter filthy, and the washing machine is also in need of a good scrub out. The sofa was stained - hence the throws I imagine. New mattresses and pillows would make a world of difference to the sleep experience and a couple of sun loungers would have been nice. The ‘view’ from the garden was unattended and the whole air was that however it is being icleaned and maintained, it is being done lazily. Disappointing but 10% more effort and care would have made us rate the cottage as very good. We knew it was on a main road but walking is not recommended and so a car is vital to get out and about. Kitchen has lots of pans but no space for food - maybe some open shelving could provide this? Otherwise a great stay but would not return especially as I had raised the question regarding cleanliness after havibg read a similar review before we went… are these reviews addressed??

    Thanks for your feedback issues with cleaners have now been addressed and new cleaning Team in place looking after property, new mattress and pillows added and storage in kitchen. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Denise2.8Jul 2022

  • "Perfect location, nice and quiet, easy access to whole island, well kept property, definitely will stay there again"

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2022

  • "Sofa wasn't very comfortable and could do with a clean."

    Bath sheets would have been nice - quality and size provided a bit lacking. Otherwise very good cottage and location. Incidently we lost hot water due to boiler water pressure too low - was able to fix but should be investigated. Despite this we very much enjoyed our stay, thank you.

    Reviewed by Lesley4.7Jun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage, beautifully decorated and in a good location, easy access to everywhere on Anglesey."

    The minor negatives were no bedding being provided despite the listing stating that bedding was included (had to go to tesco to purchase bedding as hadn’t come prepared due to expecting bedding as per listing). Towels were on the bedroom floor (folded) which was a bit strange (I’m actually wondering if the housekeeper maybe got distracted and forgot to make up the beds / place towels on bed as also the laundry basket was full with used bedding). The bed itself was too low and uncomfortable which I appreciate is just personal preference, I know that you can’t please everyone! Also the road was very busy / with cars speeding past, so caution would be needed if you are bringing children. The cottage really is beautiful though with all the utensils you need in the kitchen and garden furniture outside in the lovely garden. Probably wouldn’t stay again due to the discomfort of the bed, but I can still recommend this cottage and also I think it is really good value for money.

    Thank you so much for your kind feedback, we are really glad you enjoyed the house and garden. We are very sorry that there was an error with the changeover and bedding not provided for your stay! If you had called us and let us know we could have been there within half an hour to rectify this for you. The owner has taken your comments about the mattress on board and is looking to replace this very soon. We really hope to be able to welcome you back to 2 Tan Rhiw agaon soon! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gillian3.4Jun 2022

  • "Thank you for letting us rent your beautiful cottage."

    We had an amazing time and the cottage was a fantastic base. You have really thought of everything for the people and the dogs. We would definitely book it again if we come back to Anglesey. We would say one small thing to improve the experience, the postcode doesn't seem to go directly to the cottage, it may be worth adding what3words address which is https://w3w.co/ambushed.comfort.afternoon Thanks again Paul, Venetia and Dan

    Reviewed by Venetia5.0May 2022

  • "The cottage is fantastic in terms of cleanliness and comfort."

    We did notice a few ants appear in the kitchen from time to time but nothing too bad. Very well equipped in all rooms, especially in the kitchen, however probably too many pans/utensils/glasses which don’t leave much cupboard space for a family of 4 who bring their own food! The cottage is also located on a very busy main road which wasn’t mentioned in the description so it’s not really accessible in terms of taking the kids or the dog out for a walk (due to their being no pavement). The cars going past also don’t adhere to the 40mph limit! A large field is at the back of the property but due to a Private Land sign further up the road, we weren’t sure if this was accessible to us or not? I’d say this property is more suited to a couple or a family with a baby/toddler.

    Reviewed by Kieron4.7Apr 2022

  • "Had a lovely stay in this cosy little cottage which had everything I needed for the short stay."

    My only gripe was the busy road the cottage is on which was very noisy and not mentioned in the let details

    Reviewed by Ken4.7Mar 2022

  • "A great holiday home."

    Clean and cosy. Well placed for exploring the island. Really loved the property and are planning a return visit.

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful home from home, very clean, warm and cosy and lovingly decorated."

    The Christmas tree and decorations were a perfect touch, thank you so much! The garden was secure for my dogs, great to have parking right next to the house and the location was excellent for us, very easy to access the places we love to visit.

    Reviewed by J D5.0Dec 2021

  • "2 Tan Rhiw was a perfect cottage for our short break on Anglesey."

    The cottage was beautifully decorated, and well equipped, feeling like a real home away from home - so peaceful and cosy. We will definitely be booking again

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Nov 2021

  • "A fabulous modern cottage with everything you need."

    We will definitely be staying here again when we visit Anglesey

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Oct 2021

  • "Firstly the cottage was done to a high standard there had been thought throughout when it had been done."

    .. loved our stay but the only thing that let it down was the cleanliness... we did not expect to have to clean the bathroom floor, toilet and around the bath... The kitchen floor also had to be cleaned and the microwave had left over remains of curry inside so as you can imagine the smell was not too great that met us... Cobwebs were seen around the house too and the entrance porch we had to sweep that too... Such a shame especially in these times of the pandemic and also the fact that we could not get in until 5 so that deep cleaning can be done. Incase we felt we left the cottage cleaner than we found. So disappointing but the stay and the location and the ease around the island we found was exceptional...

    We are sorry to hear the condition of the property did not meet your expectations and that we have discussed the issues with the cleaner, we are disappointed that you encountered this, as we wish our guests to love our home as much as we do. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen3.1Sep 2021

  • "Beautiful holiday home, In the paradise of Anglesey."

    Very central for all of the beaches and attractions. Anglesey is a hidden gem. Maybe the outdoor patio area could do with an upgrade. The cutlery could have been more thoroughly washed.And more towels put out, which the owner kindly gave us! Would love to go back to Anglesey

    Reviewed by Stephen4.1Jul 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely, very comfortable and clean, and the area was beautiful, with mountains one side and the sea the other."

    Really enjoyed our holiday and the weather was great

    Reviewed by Sallie5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely cottage decorated beautifully and very well equipt."

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0May 2021

  • "A comfortable and clean cottage with good range of Kitchen utensils."

    Good location, parking and enclosed garden. Would recommend and re visit.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0May 2021

  • "What a wonderful cottage the owners have thought of everything."

    Very comfortable beautifully furnished and a great location to explore Anglesey. One of the best cottages we’ve stayed in. The owners have gone above and beyond with facilities. The cottage was very clean apart from cobwebs also mentioned by previous guests. There is only a small fridge so we had to shop daily for fresh food but the shops are not far away. The cottage is on a busy road with some motorists exceeding the speed limit so you would need to supervise children and dogs in the rear garden. Unlike most cottages there was no welcome tray with milk so you would need supplies for the first evening but again this wasn’t a deal breaker. We would definitely recommend this cottage and we would most definitely stay again. Thank you, the owners should be very proud of their holiday home

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Oct 2020

  • "Nice touch of leaving coffee tea etc and logs for the fire."

    Both beds where very comfortable and warm. Lots of seating and throws for cold evenings Disappointed that half a toilet roll was left only! House is on a 40mph road but some boy racers about doing more like 80mph so need to be very careful with dogs or children as no front gates at all.

    Reviewed by Andrea5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was very homely, and the decor was done out lovely."

    I liked the little touches especially with the dog cage and dog bowls etc. I would definitely stay here again and recommend to other it was ideal and the location was great. I didn’t want to come home! Thank you

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Sep 2020

  • "Although the cottage was lovely, modern and had everything we needed for a two day stay, we were disappointed with the cleanliness of the cottage."

    There was lots of cobwebs on the walls and ceiling, we had to hoover the sofa as it was covered in bits, dead flys and daddy long legs in the window. All plates and utensils needed to be cleaned before use. Bath and sink had to be cleaned before use. There was lots of fly’s flying around on arrival. We understand that we are in difficult times with Covid-19 but felt we shouldn’t have to strip the beds and sort dirty washing such as towel, empty bins and expect to be out by 10.00am, considering this isn’t a cheap property to rent.

    We are glad you liked the refurbishment of 2 Tan Rhiw, with it being a country cottage it can be difficult keeping it free of all the associated wee wildlife, We have had a chat with the housekeeping team in regards to the other points you mentioned. All the literature sent out to you before you booking should have explained the need to strip the beds and empty the bins as the health and security of our housekeepers is as important to us as the guests is. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris3.1Sep 2020

  • "Our only problem was that a large stain had obviously been cleaned from the sofa ..."

    Our only problem was that a large stain had obviously been cleaned from the sofa and for the first 3 days we were unable to sit on a large portion of it

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2020

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Tan Rhiw."

    The cottage was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The location was great as it was 10 minutes from the Menai Bridge so you can get into Snowdonia very quickly as well as being fairly central to get everywhere in Anglesey. You can't really walk to a pub or shop but that didn't bother us at all. We'd highly recommend the cottage to anyone thinking of a holiday in Anglesey

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Aug 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage - so nice inside - everything we needed."

    Central location and therefore great to get to anywhere and close to some Lovely restaurants in Menai Bridge. Would totally recommend.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Aug 2020

  • "Great location and fab views."

    Please make sure if you have any pets that the side gate is secure as the road in front of the house can get busy. Traffic travels goes pass the house at fast speeds even though it's a 40 mph limit. Struggled getting the hob working the first day but after a few runs got it working no problems. Lovely house, well decorated and spacious with ample entertainment should the weather close in. Look forward to going again.

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2020

  • "We stayed here for 3 nights the cottage is finished to a very high standard and very clean it has everything you need to cook up a storm in the kitchen have a chill out watching TV or playing board games on a rainy day we will most definitely be staying again couldn’t recommend it enough we loved it."

    Reviewed by Aaron5.0Jul 2020

  • "First of all, the location of the property was exactly what we needed."

    We knew that a bit of driving would be involved but we also used taxis too. The cottage itself is beautiful. The layout of the property is fantastic and would have easily housed another 2 people (there was 3 of us on this visit). Each room was spotless and the kitchen and dining room had everything we needed for every meal (including the all important wine glasses!) The cottage was lovely and warm and the beds were really comfortable. The surrounding areas were great to visit, especially Beaumaris. The cottage had lots and lots of information about things to do and see, we found this really helpful. Overall, we loved our stay at 2 Tan Rhiw and would certainly recommend a visit. We look forward to staying again sometime in the near future.

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Nov 2019

  • "This was a brilliant place, very well designed and organised."

    Great facilities within the cottage, really enjoyed the fire place during those two weeks in November. Only one point, the kitchen needs an extractor above the hobs to avoid the build up of steam while cooking. Otherwise, it was perfect.

    Reviewed by Nicolas5.0Nov 2019

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x triple bunk
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Bathroom with shower over bath
  • Utility cupboard.
  • Woodburning stove
  • Oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, 3 x Smart TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, Highchair and Stair gate
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Paved garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.5 miles, pub 2.7 miles

The property

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll 3.4 miles.

With a traditional black and white exterior and a contemporary, well-equipped interior, 2 Tan Rhiw makes a brilliant base for your family holiday on the Isle of Anglesey.

With a sleek and stylish kitchen hosting an array of amenities to assist you in all your culinary needs, it makes the perfect spot to being your day with a warm cup of coffee before heading into the sitting room to enjoy your breakfast.

Take a seat at the dining table to gather and spend quality time with your loved ones while exchanging ideas as to where to begin with your fun-filled trip.

In the evenings, the sitting room also provides a wonderful area to relax, light up the woodburning stove and settle down with hot chocolates and some popcorn in front of the television for an hour or two before heading up the stairs to rest.

On the first-floor, you can find two delightful bedrooms; a double room for the adults to unwind in and a family room consisting of a triple bunk; this room not only offers the perfect layout for the little ones but also a certain charm with its unusual layout and seaside theme where they can relax in front of the television whilst you get ready for your day ahead.

On a summer’s day, begin your day in the back garden with the dogs and take in the breathtaking scenery in front of you.

Put the dogs on their leads and take a walk into the local area, the village of Penmynydd is remote and relaxing, providing you with the opportunity to take a mosey into the country lands of Anglesey before ending up at the Pili Palas Nature World just a short distance from the property, here you can find a wonderful array of animals and a delightful day out for all of the family.

For a day trip in a bustling environment take a trip to Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, a vibrant tourist area due to its name, it provides you with the beautiful Menai Bridge Viewpoint, the Horatio Nelson Memorial Statue ad plenty of opportunities to indulge in good food.

Further afield, you can find Beaumaris, letting you take to the sea on a Puffin Island cruise of sea fishing trip, it’s well-worth a visit to see the true wonders of the Isle of Anglesey.

2 Tan Rhiw is in the ideal position for a relaxing retreat in a remote area, but also providing you with the opportunity to reach an abundance of fun in every corner.

Note: The door into the kitchen is a little low for the tall, please mind your head.
Note: Please be advised property is on a main road so there might be some road noise.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLL

Menai Bridge 2 miles; Beaumaris 6 miles.

Affectionately known by the locals as Llanfair PG, the Anglesey village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrnd robwllllantysiliogogogoch, also known by its shortened name of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll has the longest place name in Europe. It was artificially named back in 1860 as a publicity stunt for the railway station and translates from Welsh as "St Mary's church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the fierce whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio of the red cave". Situated close to the Menai Straits, just off the Britannia Bridge, Llanfair PG has much to offer families. After having your photo taken next to the village nameplate at the railway station, head into the popular visitors centre for local tourist information. A short walk past the octagonal Toll House, towards Menai Bridge, will bring you to the Marquis of Anglesey statue and column which, for a small fee, you can climb the 115 steps to the top for superb views of the countryside and coastline. Nelson’s Monument can be easily reached on the banks of the Menai Straits, passing St Mary’s Church on the way. With several good pubs with restaurants, craft and gift shops and cafes, plus the beautiful Anglesey coastline within walking distance, there is plenty to entertain you all year round.

Note: The door into the kitchen is a little low for the tall, please mind your head.
Note: Please be advised property is on a main road so there might be some road noise.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas