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The Granary - Rhoscolyn

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Rhoscolyn, Anglesey Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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38 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved The Granary in Rhoscolyn it was just perfect for our stay."

    It is well equipped, comfortable and really clean. Great walks around the coastal paths. The owner was also very helpful with a change we wanted to make. Thank you Alan. We would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Nov 2023

  • "We absolutely loved this cottage and our stay."

    The cottage is well equipped with everything you would need. Two lovely double beds one of which is en-suite. Well equipped kitchen/diner with welcome drinks and milk. Nice cosy lounge. Pretty outside patio/seating area and additional shared large lawned area. The location for us was perfect - 2 superb beaches (Silver Bay) and the nearest one Borthwen/Rhoscolyn both in walking distance. The White Eagle is a stones throw away with lovely dining and drinks. We used this as a base to walk some unwalked parts of the Anglesey Coastal Path. Will we come again - Yes without a doubt.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Oct 2023

  • "On arrival at the Granary first impressions count I feel was not impressed with all the weeds growing outside the front door and by the key safe looked neglected."

    Inside the kitchen is well equipped living room ok beds are comfortable and the ensuit is nice. Outside were more weeds dead plants and plastic chairs to sit on which aren't the most comfortable we left some suggestions in the book provided. The downstairs I feel is in need of a referbishment . Roscolyn is a lovely area a short walk to a beautiful beach and surrounding area. The White Eagle pub is a must good views of the sea and snowdonia with extremely friendly staff. The Granary is set in a lovely location peaceful and quiet.

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. I would like to address some of the points you have raised; 1. We do not use any chemical weed killer at the property, which sometimes allows the resident wild plants and flowers to proliferate between gardeners’ visits. I am sorry that has so severely impacted your opinion of the property 2. Due to the harsh environment and the salty sea air metal fixtures do corrode quite quickly. For that reason the key safe is replaced annually in spring time. It was most recently replaced in April this year. Upon inspection today the key safe unit appears to be “as new” and is entirely corrosion free 3. The “plastic chair” that you refer to is actually a £800 recycled ocean plastic picnic bench. We have provided this for guests to use as we strongly believe that we need to look after our environment and investing in this recycled product supports the work done by organisations that clean plastic for the oceans 4. The Granary is a rustic rural cottage. It is decorated as such and is presented exactly as it is shown in the listing photographs. Finally, we are very pleased to hear that the feedback you wrote in the guest book at the property is that you had a “Wonderful time in the cottage”, which you found to be “well equipped and spacious”. We do hope that you visit this beautiful part of the world again soon. Kind regards Alan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anthony2.8Aug 2023

  • "We have been coming to Rhoscolyn for 40-years - and used to stay in Tylon when it was a campsite back then!"

    Lovely cottage and nicely decorated and well equipped for family use. We love the area and already know our favourite beaches, bays and walks - and this was a fab base to access them all from. Thank you!

    The PattendensAug 2023

  • "We had a wonderful time in your cottage which the kitchen was well equipped and much more."

    The cottage was very spacious and the bed was so comfortable, although the cottage its self is looking a little tired and dated. The coastal walks and beach are beautiful with some wonderful views. The white eagle pub is well worth a visit, food looked absolutely beautiful and the staff are exceptionally friendly. Thank you.

    Anthony And Karen.Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cosy cottage in a quiet area."

    A lovely relaxing week, lovely walks to a local beach and pub white eagle it has to be highly recommended. would return happily for another week stay.

    JosephineAug 2023

  • "We have thoroughly enjoyed our weekend in the Granary."

    It is a peaceful location and the cottage was warm and cosy when we arrived. Our grandchildren have enjoyed the beach and are sad to leave.

    Geoff & SueAug 2023

  • "Lovely spot, very comfortable beds."

    Hope to come again.

    M & HAug 2023

  • "Thank you! Lovely stay - despite the weather!"

    KarenAug 2023

  • "Spent a very relaxing week in this beautiful cottage - enjoying the surroundings & coastal paths & the sunshine!"

    We feel very much refreshed. Thank you.

    Chris & RobAug 2023

  • "This is a lovely cottage."

    it was great we could walk to the pub and the beach. It is so peaceful here, we both slept so well. The lanes are a bit narrow but we managed. A lovely place to relax.

    Rob & JanAug 2023

  • "Great little cottage."

    We brought our 80 year old father/father-in-law for a week away. It worked out really well. We have noticed however, that with his grunts, shuffling and banging about, the experience is very similar to living with a wild boar! Great walks from the cottage, a 20 mile bike ride around holy Island, topped off with a dramatic circular walk from Trearddur Bay around South Stack. Cant fault the White Eagle and The Oyster Catcher for food and service. It is a great circular walk from The Oyster Catcher to work up an appetite.

    RobertsAug 2023

  • "The cottage is beautiful and in a great location."

    The weather was amazing as was the company. One of the good things about the cottage is the very friendly black & white cat "kitty" from the detached cottage next door. He is a dream and loves strokes and cat treats. Great holiday, will visit again soon.

    Liz, Simon & LindaAug 2023

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage in a beautiful location."

    Our only issue was the freezer part of the fridge was very small, made smaller by the fact it was iced up! We only wanted to use it to put ice blocks in for our cold box to use on picnics but couldn’t even get these in!!

    Reviewed by Jess And Phil4.7Jul 2023

  • "We had a wonderful relaxing stay in your lovely cottage."

    the cottage is cosy, clean and well equipped - I've added a couple of things which would have been useful in your suggestions book. We were fortunate to attend a wedding on the island at the beginning of the stay and our friends took us to and walked with us to some lovely paths on the island. We also recommend walking up Snowdon - it takes 6 hours there and back at a middle-aged pace! We also recommend Bedd Gelert. The pub in the village is welcoming and food excellent. We found the Lobster Pot over priced with very little atmosphere and food presented of low standard for the price charged. Stick to the White Eagle and at least you can have food and drink too and walk home! Many Thanks.

    Jess & PhilJul 2023

  • "Wonderful cottage, very comfortable & everything we needed."

    Beautiful walks from the door, especially to Silver Ba, we were lucky enough to see seals down at Rhoscolyn. Weather could have been better but we still walked everyday.

    Mr & Mrs WilkinsonJul 2023

  • "We are not used to driving through narrow one-car winding access roads."

    It is unfortunate that no safe walks/public footpaths are available from the cottage and in no way could you safely walk to ANY beach. The beds and white beddings were remarkable. Both bedrooms and bathrooms were superbly appointed. The kitchen crockery and utensils were above normal. We missed the ice cube tray for our G&T. A black and white pussycat greeted us every day.

    Reviewed by Lionel4.7Jul 2023

  • "The cottage was just as described, every thing we needed was there ."

    Beautiful place in lovely surroundings . Loved the area the walks to the beach . We got confused getting there as the road said no through road . But we asked and then found it . The kitchen is well equipped the beds were so comfortable . Had a great few days .

    Reviewed by Aileen5.0Jun 2023

  • "We had a great week."

    Weather couldn't have been better. Kids loved the beaches and walks in such as unspoilt landscape. The cottage was a perfect base for our holiday. It was so comfortable and well- equipped, we really appreciated the baby gear and the eco-friendly approach. We had great meals at the White Eagle and Sea Shanty.

    Emma, RaphaelJun 2023

  • "So lucky to have fabulous weather all week."

    Lovely walk from cottage to silver bay. Cemlyn Bay - Terns Penrhos - Red Squirrels South Stack - Guillemots, Razor Bills. The range - lovely wonder to the cliffs. Lovely RSPB cafe at South Stack. Not enough time to do it all!

    The FoxesJun 2023

  • "Another fabulous week - The Granary and Anglesey work this magic once again."

    Lovely may weather, great food at the White Eagle and super walks. Fabulous to wake up to wild geese flying over head an very chatty pheasant in the garden. Looking forward to do the next visit already. Thank you.

    Al & JoMay 2023

  • "Cottage is very comfortable and exceedingly well equipped."

    Enjoyed our stay and the beautiful surroundings immensely. We feel very blessed! Thank you.

    Margret & PaulMay 2023

  • "Loved décor & everything about the cottage."

    Found it well equipped - even with scales. Loved being able to do circular walks form the Granary & have done lots of circular walks along the coast & the weather was excellent. Only sad that we didn't see seals and very few puffins. Many Thanks.

    Margret & SueMay 2023

  • "A glorious week in this lovely well appointed cottage."

    Plenty of coastal walking, bird watching and gardens to visit, Plas Cadnant especially good.

    JohnMay 2023

  • "Just had a 3 day break at The Granary."

    Everything we wanted, peace , quiet and lovely, spacious views. It is very well equipped. Very tastefully done. No mobile signal but the WiFi was first class. It’s complete with a Smart TV. And with Anglesey being a ‘micro climate’ we had lovely weather.

    Reviewed by David5.0Apr 2023

  • "Absolutely stunning cottage."

    Set on a backdrop of the Anglesey coast. So picturesque and everything we wanted out of a stay. Cottage was equipped with everything myself and my family needed and then some. To find a fault with this cottage would be an injustice to it. Will most definitely he coming back to Anglesey and will be checking the availability of the Granary when we do. Thank you for making our first stay in Anglesey so special.

    Reviewed by Wayne4.7Apr 2023

  • "Very comfortable, excellent facilities and in a lovely location."

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Oct 2022

  • "Very comfortable cosy cottage great location."

    Very peaceful and quiet- the other two cottages were unoccupied, but had the sense there would still have been privacy if they had been been occupied. Appreciated the ecological efforts with solar panels etc , very tasteful decorated with lovely art and decor. Well equipped kitchen everything we needed was there. Thanks we would definitely stay again and have recommended to friends and family.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Oct 2022

  • "Great location and lovely and quiet."

    Handy for beeches and restaurants. Would be good to have some clothes hanging space. We were ok as we could spread things out in the second bedroom but could be difficult if 4 staying.

    Thank you for your feedback. We have provided a freestanding clothes rail, which can be moved between bedroom. If you choose to stay at the Granary again I hope this helps. Kind regards Alan & Jo Property Owner

    Reviewed by Brian4.4Jun 2022

  • "The Granary is an excellent holiday home."

    It is very welcoming and homely, but stylish too. It had lots of extras suitable for families with young children, and the garden was great for running around. The kitchen was very well equipped. It would only need improved by a bigger freezer. The property is tucked away in a quiet corner of Anglesey, but we enjoyed lovely walks from the door and drove further afield too. The local is a dream. Would very much recommend.

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jun 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at the Granary."

    It is a very well equipped cottage with very comfortable beds and almost every thing you could wish for - just needs a teapot! It was perfect for the two of us. It might be bit of a squeeze for four. Beautiful location with excellent local walks and places to eat. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Judi5.0Apr 2022

  • "We loved our stay at the Granary, it was very cosy and welcoming."

    Perfect for a weeks holiday, we enjoyed that we could walk from the door step, also the peace and quiet of the location but not to far from any of the local beauty spots.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Feb 2022

  • "A beautiful cottage to stay."

    Wonderful surroundings, can see the sea from the property, well equipped, had everything we needed just a little cold in the house but we had cold and very stormy weather over our 5 nights. Great base for walking in the area, so much to see on the beautiful coastline. Outstanding pub only a 10 minute walk, all food is highly recommended. We would definitely stop here again, thankyou.

    Reviewed by Melanie5.0Feb 2022

  • "Very peaceful location with everything you need"

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Sep 2021

  • "What a superb holiday cottage!"

    Comfortable and well thought out, with everything you could possibly need to make your stay a happy stay. Perfect for families, the accommodation works really well as you can shower any sandy children downstairs to stop them traipsing sand through the place! My only request would be for comfier seating in the garden area - as a very pregnant lady this would be very appreciated. Rhoscolyn is absolutely beautiful, and the local beach is just a short walk away. Just beware of the local roads which are very narrow; walk rather than drive, if you can! A fabulous holiday and if we come back to this part of the world I wouldn't hesitate to book The Granary again.

    Thank you for your feedback. We have bought a new patio bench, made out of recycled ocean plastic. If you choose to stay with us again we hope you find it more comfortable. Kind regards Alan & Jo Property Owner

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Jul 2021

  • "As we are of a certain age,we would appreciate a grab handle to help us get using the shower ,also a clothsrack or wardrobe go hang clothes ."

    Reviewed by Tony4.7Jun 2021

  • "Really good location only 20 mins walk from the beach and pub !"

    Had a really good time. Cottage well equipped. we made the most of the garden , which we weren't expecting - didn't really say anything on the website.

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Aug 2020

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at The Granary with our two young boys."

    It was a lovely and cosy cottage with all the amenities we needed for an amazing week-long holiday on Anglesey. It's a great location for beautiful beaches and gorgeous walks and a wonderful pub close by. The house was spotless and perfectly maintained and we really enjoyed our stay and will definitely go back!

    EllenAug 2020

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower, basin, bidet and WC, 1 x king-size
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Air source heat pumps and electric central heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, stairgate and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for one car and shared driveway parking
  • Electric car charging point
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop within 3.4 miles, pub within 0.9 miles
  • Note: This property is part of a barn conversion divided into three properties

The property

Valley 3.8 miles.

Resting in the charming village of Rhoscolyn at the southern end of the idyllic Holy Island in North Wales, is this charming semi-detached cottage, The Granary.

Providing attractive accommodation within a delightful barn conversion setting, this property lies within beautiful countryside and is just a stone's throw from the coast.

Enter into the hallway of this stylish and calmly decorated abode, with rich wood floors to greet you as you take off your boots after a walk.

Discover a sumptuous corner sofa in pale blue, with local art and prints decorating the walls and a Smart TV to entertain you.

A country-style kitchen awaits when you're feeling peckish with a quaint wooden dining table and chairs, creating a homely atmosphere, with a host of appliances to assist you in all your culinary endeavours, including an electric oven and an induction hob.

Notice the painted beams above you echoing the building's history, with the ground floor also home to a bathroom with neat white tiles bath with a shower over.

Find an excellent setup upstairs for two couples, with two beautiful king-size bedrooms the first enjoying a mustard and beige colour scheme, with a TV and an en-suite bathroom, whilst the second is adorned with shades of blue with far-reaching country views out of the window.

Rhoscolyn's glorious beach, Borth Wen, is one of the most admired in the whole of Anglesey, this idyllic, sandy crescent is backed by dunes and has a plethora of rock pools to discover, with some beach-side amenities for you to use, as well as a host of watersports available to make your day even more exciting!

Just at the top of the road to the beach is the fabulous White Eagle gastro-pub, renowned for its delicious dishes such as Welsh lamb and Menai moule frites, you will benefit from booking a table here and indulging in a fabulous evening out.

Further north on the Holy Island is Trearddur Bay, another wonderful beach, while golfers will enjoy the excellent course at Holyhead Golf Club nearby, delighting in the surrounding scenery while you play.

Holyhead can offer shops for picking up all you need for your self-catered stay, as well as independent businesses for some unique souvenirs, cafés and restaurants too.

The Granary will be a homely and welcoming base suited to two couples or a young family on a Holy Island adventure.

This property is in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and at the end of the garden there starts a Special Protection Area for Birds(SPA) that stretches down towards the coast.

We take that responsibility very seriously.

For the benefit of the local flora and fauna we have also asked our gardeners (who attend the property every 14 days) to stop using any hazardous pesticides or weed killer.

As a result there may be some moderate wild plant growth between the gardeners’ visits (in spring and summer months).

Hopefully it won’t impact your enjoyment of the beautiful surroundings.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

RHOSCOLYN

Valley 2 miles; Trearddur Bay 3 miles; Holyhead 5 miles.

Located on Holy Island, three miles from Trearddur Bay, Rhoscolyn is a small village with a church and primary school and is the most southerly place on Holy Island. Rhoscolyn also offers an excellent pub on the lane down to the beach, which is renowned for its gastro food, and the beach itself with its slipway, ideal for small dinghies and power boats, is a popular family destination throughout the summer owing to the sheltered cove and gently sloping sands. Also excellent cliff-top walks can be enjoyed and an abundance of wildlife can be seen, often including seals on the headland. Just two miles away is the village of Valley, which has a Post Office, chemist, shops and eating places, plus the nearby resort of Trearddur Bay is situated on the western shore of the island and is truly beautiful with a great sweep of low grassy coastline indented with rocky coves and fine Blue Flag sandy beaches. There are shops, pubs and restaurants in Trearddur Bay itself and nearby Holyhead offers a wider range of amenities, including a very good leisure centre, supermarkets, harbour front, a marina, the world’s second longest breakwater and exciting day trips to Dublin on the ferry. Watersports, bathing, sailing, windsurfing and horse riding are the main activities in the summer months, plus golfers will enjoy the excellent Holyhead 18 hole links golf course, and the area is also a great place for nature lovers with renowned birdwatching at the South Stack Lighthouse RSPB Reserve. An excellent location with plenty to see and do!

Note: There is a Good Housekeeping bond of £100 on this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas