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Isfryn

(Ref. 1008891)

Pentraeth, Anglesey Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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66 Customer Reviews

  • "This was our second stay in the property, which we really like and would highly recommend."

    Despite this, there are some things that would have made our stay even better, as follows: 1. the cooker hood lights need to be replaced. Neither of them worked and there were no spare bulbs available. 2. the cooker hood fan needs to be checked - it was very noisy and I think it is faulty. It was unusable. 3. the soap dispenser on the dishwasher remains closed during the wash cycle, which means that the detergent is not released into the machine. 4. the kettle needs to be replaced because the lid is broken and potentially dangerous. 5. the frying pans and metal baking trays should be replaced because they are very old and scratched. 6. more cutlery would have been useful. 7. the fan in the ensuite bathroom was unusable - it seems to be on its last legs.

    Reviewed by John4.4Mar 2024

  • "Isfryn is a very nice, spacious , clean and comfortable property, It has great views from most windows."

    The access road needs maintenance and is only suitable for four wheel drive vehicles . This was mentioned in the welcome pack . We were aware that it was early in the letting season but the outdoor garden facilities were untidy and not very welcoming in contrast with the interior. The house name was worn and not particularly visible which is very important after a long journey with some narrow lanes to negotiate at the approach to the property. Despite these points, our party of four had an enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Mar 2024

  • "Fabulous cottage, everything you could possibly need."

    Outstanding views. Highly recommend. Our 2nd stay and will be back for sure.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Nov 2023

  • "What a fantastic location in an absolutely wonderful house."

    We've had the best holiday and couldn't have asked for more. The walks in the local area are perfect for us with our Labrador. We loved watching the ships at sea and the tides come and go from the living room window in a morning. It was so peaceful. The lack of light pollution meant we could see so many more stars and even a few shooting ones. It's been magical and I hope we'll return one day.

    Reviewed by Kellan5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great place to stay, lovely views, could stop there all day looking out of the windows."

    The approach road has many complaints but we found it ok and we was in a normal car, if you take it slower it was fine. We will definitely go back to Isfryn as it was so nice and very relaxing place to be.

    Reviewed by Alexis4.7Oct 2023

  • "After I’d booked a week in Isfryn, several negative reviews were published which left me somewhat apprehensive about the upcoming holiday."

    As it turned out, I needn’t have worried. Isfryn is a lovely spacious property with beautiful views from the lounge and bedrooms. Yes, some of the grouting is a little black around the base of the showers but this is a very minor detail. The rest of the house appears to have been freshly decorated and it was clean throughout. The lane up to the property is rough but if taken slowly it’s absolutely fine. Even with a car without much ground clearance, we didn’t experience any issues. We will definitely be booking again.

    Reviewed by Diane4.1Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful location, fantastic cottage."

    We had no problems whatsoever.

    Reviewed by Joe5.0Sep 2023

  • "Isfryn is a really lovely property in a great position for attractions on both the island and the mainland."

    The major drawback is the approach road which is in a dreadful state. Unless you have a 4x4 your car is likely to 'bottom' and it can't be doing tyre lifetime any good. The other drawback is that (as others have mentioned) there are several minor issues that could be fixed on a changeover day but haven't been. We left a note detailing 7 issues, the most serious of which was that we were unable to find oven gloves - H&S issue Sykes. The vacuum was hopeless and poored 'wet dog' smell into the room rather than picking up. The sink in the en-suite bedroom drains very slowly. If these were all fixed then Isfryn would be a 5 star property every time. If you have already booked, don't dismay - we had a great week and these issues are irritations rather than holiday spoilers.

    Reviewed by Chris4.1Aug 2023

  • "The property was in a perfect location for our holiday and the house itself was ideal for our needs."

    Overall the property was very clean and we would recommend it. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Minor criticisms would be: Crockery and cutlery are getting worn. Clean pillow and mattress protectors should be provided for new visitors. They were grubby and some pillows have no protectors. The draughts through the windows and doors in the lounge made the room quite cold with the weather not being too good.

    Reviewed by M4.1Jul 2023

  • "Absolutely love it here at Isfryn."

    Relaxing and beautiful place. Have visited on many occasions, sharing with friends and family and everyone loves it. Great to see much needed improvements made, new cooker, wardrobes, freshly decorated, new heated towel rail in bathroom, new shower heads, new outdoor seating (on decking was a treat as never sat here before and the sun beams here) Couple of niggles; one seat cushion missing on a sofa on decking, some old doors left on the decking, no basics in kitchen i.e. wash up sponge, cloth, one dishwasher tablet. Would ensure we take these next time. On the whole a fabulous holiday cottage in all seasons, perfect, peaceful location.

    Reviewed by Vicky4.7Jul 2023

  • "It is generally a very nice place, but there are a number of things that have ..."

    It is generally a very nice place, but there are a number of things that have been mentioned in the visitors book that need sorting, shower door broken, grouting in shower floor, outside decking no cushions, cooker hood dirty, confusion over waste bins, bed frame not together, all quite minor and quick to fix but takes the edge off of a really nice break

    Reviewed by Martyn3.8Jun 2023

  • "We had a really lovely week at Isfryn!"

    The property is in a beautiful location with great views and just a 5 minute walk from the beach. It's also very well positioned for exploring the rest of Anglesey. We found Isfryn to be clean, the furnishings very comfortable and to have everything that we needed. Before our stay, we requested a stairgate and highchair were made available to us and these were both in the property on arrival. We filled our sunny week with lots of beautiful days out and were sad to leave. Having stayed in lots of great properties on Anglesey over the years, we are happy to say that this is one we would stay in again. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Matthew4.7Jun 2023

  • "Overall we loved the property,and had a wonderful holiday."

    The location though remote is fantastic.However some lack of maintainence alongside some untidy aspects need to be addressed. A garden bench collapsed due to being rotten which could have caused injury. There are also rotten timbers on the raised patio. There is quite a bit of rubbish which needs disposing of such as empty boxes, and the remains of an old kitchen. Lastly the track to the property needs to be mentioned. It is passable with care with a normal road car on a dry summer's day. However if it is wet I would say you would almost certainly need a 4x4 or a high vehicle, to navigate the deep potholes and rocks.

    Reviewed by Craig3.8Jun 2023

  • "The house was in a quiet location ideal for dog walks, but the lane to the property is in need of repair our car bottomed out a couple of times, the mattress in the ensuing room is need of replacement as it unsupportive."

    Also why only leave 1 dishwasher tablet and enough washing up liquid for one wash. Would I stay again ,sorry no

    Reviewed by Peter3.4May 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay."

    The house is lovely. It was spotlessly clean when we arrived and the facilities were great. My only comment would be as there is only a washer dryer and the dryer side isn't very good a rotary line with pegs would be useful. This is maybe nit picking as everything else in the house was great. The views are amazing. We loved our holiday here and would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Apr 2023

  • "The standard of this accommodation was excellent - spacious, clean, well-equipped, very comfortable and close to the beach and other attractions."

    The short lane leading to the property was not as bad as we expected but it needed careful driving to avoid scraping the bottom of the car.

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2023

  • "Once more we had a wonderful break at this house."

    We have stayed here now 5 times , this being the first in winter. The house is lovely and warm, everything you need is here. Great location to trip around. Only suggestion really is the path leading up really needs fixing, some cars really would struggle , we were fine in our little van ( better than the car for the dog). Many thanks will hopefully book again later in the year .

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Dec 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Isfryn over the Christmas period."

    The position of the property was ideal for local walks (despite the weather) and the whole property is very well maintained and comfortable. Our only minor comment was that there are a few pieces of equipment missing that would have increased our rating to 5*. A clothes airer would have saved us using the tumble dryer (& far cheaper!). A cafetiere, mixing bowl & some pyrex dishes for the microwave would have made life easier. We will certainly return

    Reviewed by Julie4.4Dec 2022

  • "Isfryn is a really lovely holiday home."

    We had a long cosy weekend there , over looking Red Wharf bay. We woke to see billowing clouds broken with blue sky , red sand on the beach with tidal waters changing the view daily. The house was really warm with a log burner in the lounge which we made full use of. Isfryn was larger than we expected , with new carpets, new thick towels, comfortable beds and a well stocked kitchen. Dressed for Christmas made us feel welcome. Parking for the cars was more plentiful and the house was directly on the Welsh costal path. What more could we ask for. Thank you to the owners for trying so hard.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Dec 2022

  • "Bedroom door catch not working."

    Water pressure very strong in bathroom. Could do with a chair in each bedroom. Mattress topper stained. Initially no logs for fire and no matches to light it. Carpet in lounge badly stained. No liners in bins except kitchen. A hairdryer would be useful for the ladies.Nice location but would probably not return to this property.

    Reviewed by Ian3.8Oct 2022

  • "We found Isfryn to be a very spacious and warm house."

    The twin bedroom has some shelving for clothing but there is nowhere to hang clothes and since it is a smallish room perhaps it is more suitable for children. Oddly the only bedroom with a mirror is the en-suite room. The house is in a lovely, secluded position with views of the bay. Many pleasant walks can be made from the door. Access to the property for the last 200 Ms is by a rough track but taken slowly driving an Octavia and a Polo we never had problems. Previous reviewers mention the absence of an adequate vacuum. The issue is now resolved with a new ‘Henry’. We accept that the quiet location will limit mobile phone signals but our main gripe was a very intermittent Wi-Fi connection. It seems to be a BT hub via a landline but even so for say 70% of the time we needed Wifi the hub was not connected. Perhaps we were unlucky since no one else has mentioned this as a problem in reviews or the visitor’s book. Bins collection is fortnightly. We put both outside the gate and they were emptied on Thursday 6th October. We experienced some minor cleaning issues and were I the owner I would be disheartened by the many carpet stains to what look like newish carpets. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our stay and the real test is would we go again – the answer is ‘yes we would happily return’.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Sep 2022

  • "A beautiful house with excellent facilities."

    We had a very comfortable stay and the views from the house and the surrounding areas were stunning! A great location with lovely places to visit within a short drive. Thank you very much, we will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Jenn5.0Aug 2022

  • "The house was in an amazing spot with spectacular views with an easy walk to the beach."

    The house is spacious and comfortable. Only a couple of bits of constructive feedback, there is a bad drain smell in the kitchen sink, the taps in the main bathroom tend to spurt and the track to the house does have lots of potholes to manoeuvre ( was warned about this on the site). All in all though we had an amazing stay thank you

    Reviewed by Susan4.1Aug 2022

  • "The house, views and setting were perfect."

    The furnishings in the house - I.e. mattress, pillows, mattress covers where not the quality I expected. If I had seen the mattress cover before I slept on it -I would have removed it and found something else to sleep on. The sitting room was perfect but does require better sofas and extra chairs. The house is roomy, light and beautiful with lovely bathrooms and showers. The facilities great.

    Reviewed by Jane4.4Jul 2022

  • "Fantastic property with stunning views, very comfortable with everything needed for a week break."

    My only complaint is the hoover, trying to clean up after dogs with a hoover that doesn't work is a nightmare!! Perfect for walking with access to the forest (for shade) and the beach. We will definitely return again. Thanks

    Reviewed by Kim4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a tranquil location with views over the bay, surrounded by nature."

    The road to Isfryn is a single track country road then onto a farm track but our cars and a motorcycle made it up and down with ease. We loved the isolation and peace. The tree house type platform was perfect for all day chilling on with breakfast or to enjoy a glass of gin on in the afternoon. Log fire was enjoyed of an evening and sofas and beds all comfy. We had 4 adults a child and 2 dogs and we all had space, it felt safe and was fun to be in after our days exploring Anglesey. The Panton arms nearby was great for food and atmosphere. Local garage for firewood was convenient. Could do with a little investment to enhance some tired furniture and replace a useless hoover (it wasn’t nice to not be able to hoover as we went especially with having a small child and dogs) A new bench would also be lovely as it is so lovely to be sat outside the lounge area. Bathrooms and showers etc great and this house has a lovely open homely feel to it.

    Reviewed by Beverly5.0Jul 2022

  • "The cottage was so peaceful."

    The kids loved the snug and the games were an added bonus and they spent hours just playing. The decked patio is such a sun trap and we sat for hours watching the kids play on the lawn. For a family break it was perfect, definitely a home for home. We would book again. Not a complaint or negative but needs a new hoover as it didn't work, with children and visiting the beech it is definitely needed.

    Reviewed by Stacy5.0May 2022

  • "Thank you for a lovely cottage to stay in, once again we are not disappointed."

    The views we had were brilliant. Did you know about the bat's from the nextdoor cottage? My hubby counted 140 from dusk, made his day. You can walk down to the beach but that hill is very steep for some people but hubby found another route back which was flatter. We visited our favourite beaches and our dog teddy loves them but not the sea. Lovely to go back to a homely house and chill, and being by the sea we were both really tired, and the beds provided were really comfy. We both love Anglesey and will be back in October with the family and we have booked with Sykes Cottages again. So thank you for a lovely cottage with no worries at all to stay in.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0May 2022

  • "The house lacks TLC, much of the furniture is tired and needs replacing (including chairs, carpets and mattresses); from the visitors' book this has been fed back over the past 2-3 years."

    There are no mirrors in 2 of the bedrooms, or towel rails in the bathroom. The level of cleanliness wasn't great; all the windows have a build up of mould on the frames, the bi-fold doors had pet nose prints, the bedside tables were dusty and had pet hair on them. The baking trays were unusable, and the kettle leaked.

    Reviewed by Colin2.8Apr 2022

  • "A lovely house in a beautiful location."

    Reviewed by William5.0Apr 2022

  • "The property seemed to be missing any apparent welcome book."

    So we had to we work out how to operate things (devices, heating etc), what the cleaning requirement was for end of stay, and things not to do on property (eg. light a flame above the submerged gas tank in the garden which people might do innocently). There were a few points of decor that could use patching (dripping/very stiff taps, paintwork) but overall a very comfortable house. The massive lounge could accommodate chairs/table at the rear to make best use of that space. The house itself was lovely, great position and views. People would be well advised to avoid visiting with any low sports car given the final track after the tarmac has ended. We would happily return to the same location.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.4Apr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful time at Isfryn."

    It is a lovely house, ideal for a family holiday. It is located close to the beach, it has lovely views and is very quiet. Just perfect. My only comment is in regards to the Directions. The “Pink Farmhouse” is no longer “Pink”. The whole experience has to be recommended.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Apr 2022

  • "Lovely location, quiet, great views of the beach and sea."

    House was spacious & comfortable ... lovely showers, comfy beds. Kitchen facilities were top notch, lovely cooker! Internet and phone service is very good (this mattered for our teenage twins!!). We had mixed weather during our stay... with a storm passing over for a couple of the days.... lovely and warm in the house. Happy to recommend.

    Reviewed by Johnny5.0Apr 2022

  • "This our second time staying at the cottage and just as good as we remember it."

    The piece and quiet is wonderful and fantastic views. We love sitting in the garden and our dog Mishka loves it. Once again we have been very lucky with the weather. We have stayed in many placed in Anglesey and this is bar far our favourite. Hopefully back later in the year.

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Mar 2022

  • "The cottage and the location was beautiful and we had a great week."

    There were a few things we felt could have been improved on before giving it 5 stars. One of the chairs in the kitchen was very uncomfortable and badly needs replacing. There was no bin liners when we arrived, only a dribble of soap in one bathroom and one full toilet roll. The fire didn't look like it had been cleaned in a while. Before we were able to use it we had to give it a good clean first. The vacuum does not work. There were no owners instructions in the property, so we had no idea when bin day was. We assumed the laundry bag left out was for linen and towels, but only knew this from going away last year. The curtain rail in the double back bedroom is coming away from the wall. None of the above stopped us from having a lovely holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Helen3.8Feb 2022

  • "Lovely home great views big kitchen and lounge very warm if not a bit too warm at times as radiator valves were not all working we just opened the windows, won’t put us off coming again Thank you ."

    Reviewed by Stephen3.8Jan 2022

  • "Isfryn was a lovely clean house, within 1/2 walk to the beach, which my children loved playing on everyday."

    The house was spacious, my children loved the "play room" having there own space to chill in and watch TV.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Oct 2021

  • "We stayed at Isfryn mid August for two weeks, our second holiday at this lovely house."

    The house is modern and clean and is a size that is just right for our young family and Collie dog. The location is perfect, outstanding in terms of tranquility and natural beauty. The beach is perfect for walking the dog; he loved the space in the secure garden area. We were lucky enough to have a few quiet and sunny evenings sat up on the house’s wonderful sun terrace too. Thanks once again for a lovely stay, we’ll be visiting again. Paul, Manchester

    Reviewed by Collette5.0Aug 2021

  • "We had a lovely week at Isfryn."

    The location is fabulous, beautiful views. But... Track to the road is in definite need of improvement. The house was very spacious but very dated. Pretty much all of the bedrooms need updating. Really poor bedding and towels. Main bathroom shower was pretty grim. The door doesn't fit, on the shower cubicle and lots of mould. Third bedroom facilities were poor, no proper space for clothing. Not enough seating for six adults in the living room, even though there is plenty of space to have more.

    Reviewed by Jenny2.8Jul 2021

  • "A fabulous house with fantastic views, so peaceful and remote."

    Very comfortable and a beautiful well stocked kitchen. The beach was so quiet you felt you almost had it to yourself and the dog loved it. Just two things, the CD player did not work which was disappointing for my Dad as he had taken cd’s with him and they could do with some new bedding. The duvets were very thin and the bottom sheet on our bed did not fit and kept popping off at the corners, otherwise would have given this house a 10. It did not spoil our holiday though and would certainly return

    Reviewed by Lynn4.4Jun 2021

  • "We had a wonderful holiday."

    The cottage was great but a tricky road leading up as it needs repairs , if you have a low profile car such as a Mercedes you will struggle. Fantastic views sat in the garden, occasional pheasant for company. I would highly recommend the cottage, comfortable and safe. Plenty of space, good showers, well equipped kitchen. Village is small but you can get everything you need and the beach is around a ten minute walk from the house and beautiful.

    Reviewed by Tina4.7Apr 2021

  • "Lovely cosy holiday home, great location - really enjoyed our time here!"

    The lane leading up was fine for our big car but lower cars may struggle (just to be aware)

    Reviewed by Lauren4.7Aug 2020

  • "An ideal cottage for a lovely family holiday"

    Reviewed by Eric4.7Aug 2020

  • "A lovely holiday getaway, especially during the Covid-19 times."

    We found the house to be clean with plenty of soap and a sanitiser dispenser on arrival. It was spacious inside, all bedrooms a good size and beds were very comfy. Well equipped for children with high chair and stair gates and space for them to play in the lounge, with a smart TV with Netflix/prime enabled. Space to sit and play outside with amazing views of the beach, which was only 10 minutes walk away. Only suggestion really is to have more hooks to hang towels upstairs, none in the main bathroom and twin bedroom. Short drive to the house on the bumpy track would be tricky for low sports cars for example, but all other cars will be fine just take it slow! Finally, lots of places locally to visit (Just check on their websites about times and whether you need to book due to current situation) and not too far of a drive to get to the rest of Anglesey! Already recommended to our friends.

    Reviewed by Lauren4.1Aug 2020

  • "Isfyn is a beautiful house in a beautiful location, with a short walk to Pentraeth Beach which is ideal for dog walking."

    Local shops are a 5 minute drive. It’s close to Beaumaris/Menai for sightseeing and restaurants, but also close to Benllech if you need more of a beach holiday. I couldn’t think of a more ideal location in Anglesey! Isfryn itself is a fantastic house-well maintained, large, modern and clean with a lovely garden and sun terrace. Overall, it’s wonderfully peaceful-we had a very calm and relaxing week at this beautiful house. Paul, Manchester

    Reviewed by Collette5.0Jul 2020

  • "Great location and lovely accommodation perfect for our family"

    Reviewed by Siobhan4.7Jul 2020

  • "I tried to contact sites before we went on our holiday when we arrived and ..."

    I tried to contact sites before we went on our holiday when we arrived and during our first three days stay eventually we contacted the owners to let him know we were were vacate in the property and leaving it clean getting rid of the rubbish in case no one else was able to go in after the government advice was to go home and stay at home I have since tried to contact sites and had no luck phone in directly and trying to live chat

    Reviewed by Jacqui4.4Mar 2020

  • "We had an amazing Christmas week at Isfryn."

    We have visited this house many times and really appreciated the efforts to decorate the house beautifully for Christmas. We also appreciated the new TV in the lounge, much better! It’s spacious, clean and warm, great walks with the dogs either in Pentraeth Woods or down to the beach... and all right on the doorstep. We just love this place and can’t wait to return.

    Thank you so much for the comments you left , they are very much appreciated. So glad that you enjoyed your Christmas at Isfryn and look forward to you returning in the future Property Owner

    Reviewed by Vicky4.7Dec 2019

  • "We have just returned from a weeks holiday in this cottage, we found the location perfect with easy access to the beach, the rough track up to the property wasn't as bad as we thought it would be reading previous reviews, yes it's bumpy, but we've had worse, there was a lady up the lane who sold chutney, pickled onions and the best strawberry jelly I've ever tasted, we bought something of everything and all for charity."

    Beddgelert is a beautiful village in Snowdonia, the Fudge shop sells home made fudge in various flavours, the crumbly fudge is gorgeous. The biggest disappointment was the log burner in the cottage, it was unusable when we arrived completely black with soot, you couldn't see through the glass, I cleaned it out thoroughly and it still smoked us out the first night, I again cleaned it thoroughly, I got loads of soot out of the chimney, but then we just gave up with it because it smelled do strongly of soot, the chimney is well overdue for being cleaned, This was very disappointing as at this time if year an open fire or log burner is definitely a decider in our choice of Cottage, we have been on at least a dozen Sykes holidays and this is the first time I have had cause for complaint. The owner of the property did not contact us before, during or after our holiday. The range cooker was not very efficient, the main oven took an age to cook anything, the small cooker to the side was better, not all the gas rings worked. The lounge could do with some pictures or ornaments, it looks very sparse, upstairs looks very tired, I feel that they haven't done anything to this cottage for a long time and are just cashing in on it's location. Overall I would not in good conscience be able to recommend this cottage to family or friends until the problems that I have highlighted had been addressed

    We are so sorry to hear you had problems with the fire and cooker we were unaware of these issues. We have now got both of these problems in hand . Thank you also for your other comments we are always glad to have feed back from our guests. We will be looking at your suggestions and certainly be giving the upstairs a refresh . Apologies once again for your problems. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jill3.8Oct 2019

  • "Loved Our holiday cottage tucked nicely out of the way but only a short walk from the beach ."

    Fantastic wildlife. We found the Sykes live chat very helpful when we needed help to put the heating on. The owner of the cottage was contacted Who intern contacted us immediately and resolved our problem couldn’t have been more helpful. We enjoyed our stay so much at this cottage we have rebooked for the beginning of next year. When the tide is out it’s a very special walk across the bay to the boathouse

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0Sep 2019

  • "We had a power cut for a full day whilst we were there."

    We spoke to a neighbour and were told that all property owners had been notified that the power would be off on that day from 9.00 m to 4.30pm. Unfortunately on that particular day we had arranged for friends to visit us for a meal. This had to be cancelled and we ate out. We couldn't shower or even make a cup of tea as the gas ignition wouldn't work and we needed to go into Pentraeth to buy a box of matches as there were none in the house. The owner of the property apologised via Sykes but he said that he had no prior knowledge of the cut. The fact is that everybody was informed even if it didn't get through to the owner. I asked for compensation of £50. In the end after negotiation through Sykes, I got £25 which I think is a paltry amount for a whole day (and food as well) spoiled. Ultimately somebody was responsible - where does the buck stop. All of that said, we did enjoy the rest of our holiday and it is a lovely house in a beautiful area

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Jun 2019

  • "Well equipped and clean with pretty views."

    The road could do with upgrading to smooth out the worst bumps and pot-holes to avoid the risk of vehicle damage.

    Graham BennettNov 2018

  • "Lovely property."

    ..great location

    TrevorSep 2018

  • "Lovely house but slightly remote as one of our party was recovering from leg ..."

    Lovely house but slightly remote as one of our party was recovering from leg surgery and their car could not go up the lane due to it being so steep and vehicle being low

    Aug 2018

  • "A lovely well equipped and comfortable holiday home."

    Just some small niggles and a few extras would have made it 5 star. Beautiful views from the house and garden. An ideal location for exploring Anglesey and not too far to pop over to Gwynedd.

    Jul 2018

  • "Location , quiet with great views base for activities walking, beach size ..."

    Location , quiet with great views base for activities walking, beach size layout facilities cleanlines would be 5 if not for : a) rough track to access, one car wide, so keep eyes open b) midges are prolific dawn / dusk which limits use of decking and garden specifically in evening

    Douglas HoweJun 2018

  • "Lovely house spacious and well equipped."

    Lovely views.

    Carolyn HulmeJun 2018

  • "The cottage was warm and comfortable and we had a lovely time with the whole family."

    However, I would say that this is not a house for 6 people - it's a house for 4 adults and 2 children! The twin-bedded room was deceptive in the photograph and was very much smaller than we anticipated. There was also nowhere to put clothes apart from a rather wobbly cheap unit of 3 small shelves with canvas cover over the top. We also had a problem opening the key safe as the 4th button of the key code would not work. In the end, after struggling, we managed to open it by pressing all 4 buttons at the same time, but this took two people to open it! It definitely needs replacing. The only other thing that would stop us coming here again was the access road. The instructions said a stony track! They did not say it was a very rough track full of pot-holes and made getting up and down to the cottage difficult, unless you were in a 4x4! We scraped the bottom of our cars on several occasions despite driving carefully and trying to keep one set of wheels on the raised grass bit in the middle!!

    Catherine SilmanJan 2018

  • "Road was unbarerable to far off the beaten track , to get access to the key ..."

    Road was unbarerable to far off the beaten track , to get access to the key was a task very very difficult task ,same putting it back again , other than that the cottage was nice and the appliances where spot on

    Paul ShirleyNov 2017

  • "Fantastic property will definitely book again"

    Karen HowardNov 2017

  • "Please see before mentioned."

    O AndersonOct 2017

  • "As per comment in the first box!"

    Sep 2017

  • "Great position, house very comfortable, have booked again for 2018 ,"

    D AmblerSep 2017

  • "The house was all we needed it to be."

    It was safe for the children, clean and comfortable. The location was great as it was near to the beach and other locations suitable and within driving distance for the children. Wherever we went everyone was so friendly and helpful. Anglesey we'll be back!

    Aug 2017

  • "Our only criticism would be that we didn't feel Isfryn really catered for six adults with the smallest bedroom not being very comfortable for 2 of us and not enough variety of crockery for six people dining in i."

    E. serving dishes etc but very happy otherwise with the spaciousness of the property and the fabulous location and views. The sunsets were something else!

    Jul 2016

  • "Property large very clean and well equipped."

    We were very surprised that the garden to such a property was not very big. Only has a front garden an half of that taken up by the parking suggest visitors take a four by four as the road to the property is a steep dirt track full of pot holes the sea views from the lounge are wonderful don't suggest you walk to the beach unless you have walking boots and are used to walking

    JenniferJul 2016

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double ensuite, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Two bathrooms: 1 x family bathroom with bath, shower, loo and basin, 1 x ensuite with power shower, loo and basin, there is also a cloakroom with loo and basin
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove.
  • Central Heating, TV with Freeview, DVD player, american fridge/freezer, gas range cooker, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, CD player
  • Dogs welcome for a supplement of £30 each
  • Bed linen and towels inc. Travel cot (no linen) and highchair available
  • Shop and pub 1.8 miles
  • Note: Fuel for the multi-fuel burner is not supplied but logs and kindling can be bought locally
  • Note: As with many of our rural properties, access is by a track, which can be rough in places.

The property

Isfryn is a fabulous holiday house in a gorgeous location on the east coast of Anglesey.

From the holiday house you’re just a stone's throw from the Anglesey Coastal Path.

A short stroll will take you down to Pentraeth Beach from which you can walk around to Red Wharf Bay (tides permitting) and enjoy a drink in the pub, or a spot of lunch in one of the restaurants.

Inside the holiday house is welcoming and comfortable and provides all you need for a fuss-free self catering holiday in North Wales. The sitting room boasts gorgeous views across to Red Wharf Bay.

French doors run the entire length of one wall and open onto a terrace - throw them open and let the fresh air circulate through the house.

A multi-fuel stove is set into the fireplace and this provides extra warmth and a sense of cosiness on chillier evenings.With a TV with Freeview and a DVD player, you’re sure to be entertained on evenings in. The large kitchen is ideal for a self catering family break!

Equipped with an American-style fridge/freezer, gas range cooker, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave and CD player.

There is also a dining table and chairs for family meals together.

A door opens out into the garden. An additional cosy snug room makes the ideal escape for curling up with a good book, or even watch TV or a DVD. Head upstairs for the three bedrooms: two double bedrooms, both offering gorgeous views, and one with a small TV and one with an ensuite containing a large corner power shower, loo and wash hand basin.

The third is a twin bedroom. The family bathroom has a double-ended bath, separate shower, loo, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

There’s an additional cloakroom with loo, wash basin and space to hang coats and leave boots. Part of the garden is lawned but there's also a terrace with garden furniture and sun loungers.

Relax out here with a glass of wine at the end of a busy day! Whether you want an action-packed or relaxing holiday in North Wales, you’re sure to have a happy time at this holiday house.

Isfryn has been wonderfully finished by the owners and as soon as you step inside you’ll feel at home.Go on, book it for your next holiday on Anglesey today!

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About the location

PENTRAETH

Red Wharf Bay 2 miles; Benllech 3 miles; Beaumaris 6 miles.

Pentraeth is a small attractive village on the banks of the River Nodwydd on the north-east coast of Anglesey. It has a village church that dates back to the 12th century and is located between Llanddona beach and Red Wharf Bay, which has over 4.5 miles of sandy beach. Red Wharf Bay’s Welsh name is Traeth Coch (Red Beach) and the area is renowned for its glorious sunsets. The bay is very shallow and provides safe bathing, perfect for wonderful family fun, fishing and miles of stunning scenic walks. The large bay attracts a huge number of waterfowl and wading birds, including shell duck, grey plover, purple sandpipers, curlew, oystercatchers and dunlin. Only 6 miles away is the delightful medieval town of Beaumaris which boasts a 13th century moated castle, excellent shops, pubs, restaurants, bistros and museums, as well as a golf course and exciting pleasure boat and sea fishing trips. This is a great location on the east coast of the picturesque Isle of Anglesey, yet only six minutes from the Britannia Bridge to access the mainland.

Note: As with many of our rural properties, access is by a track, which can be rough in places.
Note: Dogs welcome for a supplement of £30 each.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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