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Buck Cottage

Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey (Ref. 1008747)

4.2

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "The location was great, near a lovely beach and walking distance to a good pub for meals."

    Views from the cottage were fantastic. The garden was secure for our dogs which was great. Loved the cottage, only negative is the kitchen is much smaller than the photos show. Overall a great place to stay!

    Reviewed by ElaineJul 2022

  • "The location of the cottage is lovely and very convenient, the local beach is great for dog walking and the woodland is beautiful!"

    The house itself is very quaint and the history of it is wonderful. I appreciate there is a cottage aesthetic to be maintained but there are some elements that are in need of improvement. The kitchen cupboards don’t close properly and swing open all the time, the selection of knives to use for cooking aren’t sharp and one has been put back by previous guests and was broken so when I tried to use it almost cut me as the blade bent all the way back from the handle. The house itself was very dusty and there were lots of cobwebs which at this time of year is difficult to prevent but easily solved. My dog also had an allergic reaction whilst we were staying at the cottage that the vet in Aran had said was likely to be dust mites, myself and my husband also had a collection of bites on our ankles and feet from our bedroom (the room nearest the bathroom). The cottage is 300 years old and very charming. The decor suits the cottage but some very small improvements and the renewal of some basic kitchen equipment would make it a much more comfortable stay.

    Dear guests, I am pleased you loved the cottage and found it to be charming. The issues you have mentioned will most definitely be investigated ie kitchen equipment was checked by myself Saturday and seemed to be adequate ? The doors do close, promise but as they are original they require a little 'lift into place ! Old age, it happens to us all !As all 3 bedrooms were used am I to assume the problem with the vet diagnosis of mite infestation is confined to thisroom ? Maybe your dog picked up an 'allergy' from the beach or sand flies ? To date we have experienced no problems with mites ?I note you washed all throws used for doggy comfort as I found them outside on the washing line along with cushion covers Thank You Regards Vera Property Owner

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2022

  • "This is our third time of staying at Buck Cottage, and its a beautiful place."

    Each time I have commented on the cleanliness, but it doesn't seem to make a difference!! It is in need of a deep clean!!

    Reviewed by JanApr 2022

  • "I loved the cottage we booked."

    The whole trip from start to finish was superb. I would definitely book again!

    Reviewed by NeilMar 2022

  • "Excellent holiday and lovely Cottage."

    Ideal location for beach and exploring. We loved the character of the cottage and history within it Furniture was suited but sofa and chairs a little tired. Loved the holiday and would recommend, log burner ideal. Thanks for a lovely week.

    Reviewed by ChristopherFeb 2022

  • "Delightful weekend at Buck Cottage!"

    Authentic traditional Welsh cottage with lovely old furniture. Lots of lamps giving a cozy feel. Was warm on arrival, beds comfortable- would stay again.

    Reviewed by ValJan 2022

  • "Lovely cottage Lovely location"

    Reviewed by MattNov 2021

  • "We arrived as autumn felt it had hit the arga was on and lamps were on the cottage immediately felt warm and welcoming we will come back ."

    Reviewed by AmandaOct 2021

  • "We had a wonderful first week at Buck Cottage and we will definitely be returning."

    Reviewed by HannahSep 2021

  • "Lovely 300 year old cottage in a fabulous location."

    Some drawbacks - the cleanliness took the edge off what should have been a great stay. Kitchen: worktops need replacing (warped and uneven). Upper open shelf needs a good clear out/clean (all containers covered in grease/grime, half-used out-of-date salad dressing etc bottles from previous occupants not disposed of). A bit off-putting. Upstairs: cleaners clearly don’t do any checks (two drawers still had grim sweaty sports clothing left by a previous occupant). Rubbish collection: outside bins full to the brim upon arrival, no information about when they’d be collected, didn’t get emptied until day 13 of my two week stay (6 days after I complained) so we had bags full of recycling piled up.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. The owner has noted your comments and will be looking into the issues but is glad to know that the emptying of some of the rubbish while waiting for the regular collection was helpful. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2021

  • "Upstairs was ok."

    Downstairs was very dark with very poor lighting and the floors required a good clean.Could do with brightening up. I would doubt if the kitchen would pass an environmental check.The work tops were full of cracks and dirty,with cobwebs in the corners.Some of the unit doors were hanging off. The natural garden around the cottage was full of weeds and various plastic bags and broken plant pots . Could do with a serious tidy up. Would not recommend this cottage for elderly people or a young family

    Reviewed by ArnoldJun 2021

  • "The cottage was quirky, warm and cosy."

    With the cottage being centuries old the windows were quite small so it was rather dark but plenty of lamps gave the cottage a cosy feel. The view was amazing such a treat to wake up to on a morning and the walk down to the beach didn't let the area down. The only downside for me was the open staircase but again bearing in mind the age and structure of the cottage It would be difficult to install a more conventional one.

    Reviewed by GillianMay 2021

  • "Really well equipped cottage."

    Plenty of room for us and easily able to allow us to have all of our meals there. The building was a little tired and could do with some T.L.C. Great location for exploring the island and a wonderful view across the fields to the bay.

    Reviewed by TonyOct 2020

  • "Such a beautiful, restful cottage, lots of walks, and beach so close by."

    . Such a happy stay at buck cottage.

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2020

  • "Buck cottage is in a outstanding area of natural beauty with easy access to the rest of anglesey and snowdonia."

    The cottage is full of quirky charm and and is beautiful on pictures however we had several issues. The cottage is situated on a junction which gets quite busy at times there is only parking for one car any other vehicles need to be parked on the narrow lane which wasnt ideal. The wifi did not work at all and there is no phone service contacted number given which was an answering machine on several occasions but no one got back to us. The cottage sleeps 6 but only seating for 4 in main lounge area. The Rayburn didnt work even when reset. Overall cleanliness could be improved chairs and cushions were grubby. In the middle bedroom we found a dead bird behind the bedside cabinet which suggests that thorough cleaning isnt taking place. Even with these issues we had a lovely week away and it hasn't put us off returning next year but will be looking for a different cottage.

    Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. The cottage sleeps 5 and there is ample seating for 5 guests. Unfortunately the WIFI was damaged as a result of the bad weather and is working again now, we apologise for any inconvenience. The cleaner has confirmed that there was no dead bird in the house when she left but we would have been happy to remove this had we been informed. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2020

  • "Had a lovely time at Buck Cottage with the family."

    Perfect cosy cottage about a 15 min walk to Red Wharf Bay. Local shop and garage 5 min walk from the cottage for any bits and pieces you need. I can’t recommend anything as the cottage has it all. Oh on the way down to red wharf bay there is a cottage that sells homemade jams and chutney. Well worth stopping by!

    Reviewed by JuliaAug 2020

  • "Cottage was wonderful and full of characters no charm."

    Being so close to the beach was fantastic and the views were stunning. We were able to access lots of different walks and areas easily, the sign posts were clear and the coastal walks were superb. Our dogs felt very at home and could play happily in the garden. Many thanks for a really successful week exploring Anglesey.

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2020

  • "Wonderfully quaint cottage in great location."

    Excellent facilities (once we'd figured out how to use the Rayburn, owner was very helpful) Short walk to beach of Red Wharf Bay. Local shop/garage, and pub/restaurant also within walking distance. Would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by NeilJan 2020

  • "What a lovely place to stay."

    Buck Cottage in Anglesey had so much charm and character. It is lovely to find a place to stay that has such a homely feel. Buck Cottage is on our list of places we would use again for a holiday.

    Reviewed by JacquiSep 2019

  • "Lot of character in the cottage and not too far from anywhere."

    Local pub shop and Chinese take away were all very good if you didn't want to travel far.

    Reviewed by JimAug 2019

  • "A lovely appointed and spotlessly clean cottage in a beautiful rural location ."

    Magnificent views , especially from the "day room " looking towards the beach and sea.. Fabulous location to explore Anglesey ...Oh and a super Chinese takeaway in the village . :)

    Reviewed by MalcolmJul 2019

  • "Always a pleasure to stay at Buck Cottage which is cosy with the log burner, and light and bright when in the room with the views of Red Wharf Bay."

    Well equipped throughout and makes for a lovely holiday in our favourite part of Anglesey.

    Kerry WhitneyMar 2019

  • "Buck cottage is lovely and cosy."

    We visited at the end of October and the weather was cold, so the log burner was very welcome! Although a little tired in places, the cottage is characterful and clean, with very comfortable beds. Red Wharf Bay is beautiful and there are many more lovely places to visit nearby.

    Jennifer BradburyNov 2018

  • "Everything we needed and in a convenient location"

    Sep 2018

  • "Quaint old cottage easy walking distance to the local pub, Chinese take away and spar in the village of Pentreath."

    Aug 2018

  • "The cottage was perfect, a few minor tweaks and it would be excellent."

    The patio doors wouldn't open. The middle bedroom window wouldn't open. The oven needs replacing. There was never any hot water to wash up. The water had a funny taste to it from the tap so we bought bottled water for brews. No can opener. No Hoover. And the seating outside needs updating. Aside from these niggly bits and as well as them I'd still move in tomorrow!!!!!!!! Loved it.

    Elizabeth ShawJun 2018

  • "Quirky old cottage which was great to stay in, cosy at night with the log burner on & the views from the back of the property were amazing but the cottage furniture downstairs was very tired & a little ramshackle in some cases also the staircase was loose at the top and not secured in the wall properly!"

    Overall given it 4 stars as the good outweighed the bad & location is great - pub up the road was brilliant with great food. Loved Anglesey I do think they charge too much for the hire of towels (£32 for 4) !!

    Chris WhittakerMay 2018

  • "Loved the cottage , but the garden is not dog secure , and the shower over the bath needs a none slip mat , but lovely for a week ."

    Alex AnkersMay 2018

  • "Lovely cosy cottage, well equipped, and we really felt at home."

    A little niggle was the description on Menai rentals they omit to say that to access one of the double rooms you have to go through another double bedroom "with no doors" which was an issue for us, as we had friends staying and they had to stay in the smaller room with a 4'bed!! Also the cleanliness of the cottage furniture was dusty and cobwebs around every room!

    Apr 2018

  • "It was exactly as described."

    Lovely cottage. Great location. If I go back to Anglesey again, which I will, I would definitely book through Manai colttages. Would go back again and most probably will at this cottage.

    Kerry WhitneyApr 2018

  • "We loved Buck Cottage - quirky and a great location for a quiet break with great ..."

    We loved Buck Cottage - quirky and a great location for a quiet break with great walks on the doorstep would love to stay again

    Adele MckeownApr 2018

  • "Gorgeous cottage, bursting with character in a fantastic location with lovely sea views."

    The only reason I didn't rate this cottage 5 stars is that the cottage is in need of some maintenance here and there which lets it down. Other than that a perfect cottage.

    Gemma WilkinsonApr 2018

  • "We loved Buck Cottage - quirky and a great location for a quiet break with great ..."

    We loved Buck Cottage - quirky and a great location for a quiet break with great walks on the doorstep would love to stay again

    Adele MckeownApr 2018

  • "A few bulbs missing which was a little frustrating and no spares that we could find"

    Rob WellsOct 2017

  • "Warm and perfect for dogs."

    However we felt kitchen needed updating. Also instructions need updating. Only secure area for dogs was outside the front of the cottage.

    Oct 2017

  • "Lovely old cottage with great views and great location Just could of been cleaner"

    Sep 2017

  • "Excellent"

    PaulJul 2016

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 3 x doubles
  • 1 x bathroom with shower over the bath and a wash hand basin
  • 1 x WC
  • Kitchen with old wooden units, a Rayburn and an electric cooker, a fridge and a freezer
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with deep inglenook fireplace in the sitting room houses a wood burning stove
  • Second sitting room with Smart TV, doors that open onto the terrace and uninterrupted views over Red Wharf Bay
  • Natural garden views towards the sea.
  • Rayburn and an electric cooker, a fridge and a freezer, washing machine
  • Wood burning stove
  • Initial basket of logs provided
  • Additional supplies can be bought locally
  • Books and radio
  • Sea views
  • Wifi
  • 3 dogs welcome
  • Enclosed patio garden
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Smart TV
  • Amenities within walking distance
  • Bed linen & towels provided.

The property

Buck Cottage is a stone-fronted holiday cottage about a mile from Red Wharf Bay on Anglesey.

Next to the holiday cottage is a lane lined with bustling hedgerows bursting with the colours of wild flowers during the spring and summer.

This traditional holiday cottage is furnished to reflect its history and has plenty of original features including beamed ceilings, an inglenook fireplace, and stone walls. In the sitting room a sofa and two chairs are set around the gorgeous inglenook fireplace in which sits a wood burning stove.There is also a freeview TV. The kitchen has old wooden units, a Rayburn and an electric cooker, a fridge and a freezer.There is also a dining table in here with chairs seating up to six people. The separate dining room is cosy and is an ideal space for informal family meals, equipped with vintage furniture and a coal effect electric log burner, there is space for 6 to sit together here to eat and talk over the days events. The second sitting room has a table and chairs and doors that open out onto the terrace and offers a quiet space away from the main sitting room.This space offers incredible views towards Red Wharf Bay. You access the bedrooms via open-tread wooden stairs.

On the first floor you will find three bedrooms, two of which are interconnected.

You have two double rooms and one room with a 4ft bed. The bathroom has a shower over the bath and a wash hand basin.

The loo is separate to this and has a lovely view! The garden is purposefully left natural and it has an outlook towards the sea.This is the perfect place to relax with your morning cup of tea or coffee. Buck Cottage is roughly a miles stroll away from the glorious long, sandy beach of Red Wharf Bay.

Walkers will love finding routes from the door and the Anglesey Coastal Path is close by.

There are fabulous beaches, places to eat and attractions within driving distance, too.

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About the location

RED WHARF BAY

Beaumaris 6.5 miles.

Along the northeast coast of Anglesey is the very large (4.5 mile-long) bay of Red Wharf Bay; its Welsh name of Traeth Coch (Red Beach) rining true as the area is renowned for its glorious sunsets. The bay is very shallow, and at low tide almost 10 square miles of sand is uncovered to provides safe bathing, perfect for 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 3 miles away is the delightful medieval town of Beaumaris, which boasts a 13th century moated castle, lovely buildings housing excellent shops, olde-worlde pubs, restaurants, bistros, museums, as well as a golf course and exciting pleasure boat and sea fishing trips. This is a beautiful location on the east coast of the picturesque Isle of Anglesey.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas