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Arkoo

Rhosneigr, Anglesey (Ref. 1008694)

4.3

Good

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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18 Customer Reviews

  • "We absolutely loved the house!"

    It was surprisingly so much more spacious than we anticipated and had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. The location is absolutely perfect and we can’t wait to book another stay.

    Reviewed by SueApr 2022

  • "The cottage was very well equipped and comfortable, has everything we needed and more."

    The location was fantastic with the back at the end of the road, worth mentioning that you can see the sea through the main bedroom window whilst reading in bed.

    Reviewed by SherrySep 2021

  • "Our family have had a really lovely holiday at Arkoo."

    The cottage is homely, welcoming and so close to one of the best beaches for sports activities and children of all ages, not forgetting the four legged vacationers. There's a great holiday feel to the village which offers a variety of eateries and a few designer type shops. All in all a great holiday. Our thanks to hosts Fiona and Jonathan for their helpfulness and for lending us their home. Would certainly return.

    Kay BrittonAug 2021

  • "Less than 100m from beach , lots for kids to do ."

    Would book Resturant a lot fully booked down to COVID-19 I think

    Reviewed by RickJul 2021

  • "I have just returned from my holiday at Arkoo and cannot speak highly enough about the property."

    It exceeded all expectations and felt like a home not a rental property. Position ideal and due to the amazing weather I am keen to book again for next year and not consider going abroad. Wonderful holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by JoeJul 2021

  • "We’ve just had a wonderful week at Arlon."

    The house is very petty, clean and comfortable with everything you need. Plenty of space to store our things. The beach is just down the road and everything is walking distance. The owner was very helpful and we’d definitely go back.

    Reviewed by HannahJul 2021

  • "Great house Amazing location Close to beach."

    All amenities Perfect for a family holiday

    Reviewed by BrettMay 2021

  • "We were very disappointed with this property."

    Whilst we had been advised that the owners were trying to get replacement furniture for the living room (and left a bottle of fizz to compensate) we felt that it did not live up to its advertised features. On arrival the living room furniture looked decidedly tatty and the suite had a distinct musty smell about it. When we tried to air the room it was difficult to get the patio doors open and impossible to open the windows. The room is spacious but needs a serious make over. Of the four bedrooms; the two doubles were cramped and the two singles had no heating. Housekeeping needs to pay attention; there was a considerable amount of dust under one of the double beds and when we had to retrieve the cable for the bedside lamp it came with a string of felt like dust which looked like it had been in residence for some time. The ledges in the bathroom were also covered in a sticky dust like substance. Another major failing at this property; do not turn up with two cars and expect to be able to have off road parking as they claim. There is space for only one medium sized car and parking on the road is difficult at best, even in October, so will probably be chaotic in summer. We booked this property for this October and again next August to bring the kids and grandchildren. On the basis of what we experienced this year we have cancelled next year's booking. Over the years we have stayed in several excellent properties in Rhosneigr but will not be returning to Arkoo.This property has great potential but in its current state is definitely not good value for money.

    Thank you for your review and we are grateful for your input. With regards to parking, it can get busy on Harrison Drive mainly because it is so central and right on the beach. However you can comfortably fit one car on the driveway and a second car in front of the house and other owners tend to regard those spaces as specifically belonging to each house. Despite the Covid situation, which is the reason we were unable last year to make the changes we needed to, we have now been able to make a considerable amount of improvements since your last visit. We have located where the mustiness was coming from and have had the areas fixed. We took delivery of a brand new lounge suite before Christmas. We have spoken to the cleaner and addressed the issues mentioned and she is fully aware now of what is required of her. The patio doors have been mended, we have improved the beds and lastly we have fitted a new shower/wetroom upstairs, with a Villeroy and Boch toilet, power shower and underfloor heating. We are continuing to update the property all the time including redecoration and extra heating in the bedrooms. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChrisOct 2020

  • "The location of the property is fantastic being so close to the beach and also in the lovely town of Rhosneigr."

    The facilities were good and the property itself was quite large however; the property would benefit from having some money spent on it and the cleaning, especially in a Covid-19 environment should have been better. The mattresses were old and uncomfortable, sagging in places and meaning we were unable to sleep in the same bed. Elsewhere there were signs of damp and the property smelt strongly of it (to the extent that we washed all of our clothes when we returned home even those we didn’t wear). Additionally, the furniture in the lounge was very old and uncomfortable. The settees were heavily worn with rips and worn material and the cushions were worn thin. Cleaning could have been more thorough and when we arrived we had to clean the microwave which had food splashed in it and the cooker. Additionally, there was dust on all picture frames and in the bathroom, there is a small ledge where the plaster meets the tiles and this was full of dust. Overall this didn’t give us the confidence that the property had been cleaned thoroughly and so we spent the first two hours cleaning it ourselves. Overall we enjoyed our holiday and we would return to Arkoo but only if the property had some money spent on it as in our book, a comfortable nights sleep is the minimum you should expect.

    Thank you for your review and we do appreciate it. Despite the Covid situation, which is the reason we were unable last year to make the changes we needed to, we have now been able to make a considerable amount of improvements since your last visit. We have located where the damp was coming from and have had the areas fixed. We took delivery of a brand new lounge suite before Christmas. We have spoken to the cleaner and addressed the issues you mentioned and she is fully aware now of what is required of her. The patio doors have been mended and window catches replaced, we have improved the beds and lastly we have fitted a new shower/wetroom upstairs, with a Villeroy and Boch toilet, washbasin vanity unit , power shower and underfloor heating. We are continuing to update the property all the time including redecoration and we are planning extra heating in the bedroom although the house is a warm property anyway. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AdrianSep 2020

  • "We have been coming to this property regularly over the past few years."

    It's in a great location, just yards from the beach and the Main Street. The property is well maintained, well equipped and has always been spotlessly clean. The owners have always been very accommodating with any requests we have had and we always look forward to seeing all the improvements that have made year on year including a new shower room with underfloor heating.

    Reviewed by TJul 2020

  • "Lovely location, homely comfortable cottage."

    Reviewed by KerryAug 2019

  • "This was a lovely house with everything anyone should need to make it a wonderful holiday."

    Excellent location.

    Reviewed by StuartJun 2019

  • "Warm ,homely ,comfortable lovely location close to beach and will definitely stay again"

    Janice WalkerNov 2017

  • "We always aim for the last weekend in Oct (clock change) and found this year to be more expensive due to extended half term breaks."

    David BrewsterNov 2017

  • "A bit tired in terms of decoration."

    Very clean and brilliant location

    Oct 2017

  • "Good house, great location."

    50 paces from a great beach (great for our old dog), close to shops, surf cafe, restaurants and pubs. really good holiday - we will be back!

    Andrew ShirleyOct 2017

  • "Just a minute from the beach, comfy bedrooms, relaxed lounge and a well set-up kitchen."

    Sparklingly clean

    Sep 2017

  • "A great house in a superb location, no shoes needed all week"

    Jul 2016

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single, 1 x bunk
  • 1 x ground floor bathroom with bath, loo, wash hand basin and heated towel rail
  • 1 x Wetroom with shower, basin and loo
  • Kitchen with cooker, hob, extractor hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer microwave and toaster
  • Sitting room with electric wood effect fire, large flat screen TV, DVD, SKY, iPod docking station, CD player and French windows to front courtyard.
  • Wifi
  • Cooker, hob, extractor hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer microwave and toaster
  • Large flat screen TV, DVD, SKY, iPod docking station, CD player
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed sunny courtyard
  • Note: no beach towels provided.

The property

Arkoo is a holiday house sitting in the popular seaside town of Rhosneigr, on Anglesey.

A sandy beach, shops, an ice cream parlour and places to eat and drink are just on the doorstep!

The sitting room has two good-sized sofas and a chair set around a electric log effect heater, ideal for winter breaks.

There’s a large flat screen TV, DVD player, SKY, iPod docking station and a CD player.

Plenty to keep you entertained on family nights in!

From this room, French windows open out onto the front courtyard.

The simple kitchen has a cooker, hob, extractor hood, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer microwave and toaster.

There is a dining area in the conservatory which is just off the kitchen.

In here there’s a dining table and chairs.

The windows look out onto the enclosed back courtyard.

On the ground floor there’s a bathroom which includes a bath, loo, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Upstairs you will find two double bedrooms, one single bedroom and a bunk bedroom.

There is also a shower room on this level.

Outside to the front of the house there’s a paved area and a drive to the side of the house.

At the back, there’s a private, enclosed courtyard with garden furniture and barbecue area.

This is a bit of a suntrap - ideal for summer mornings, or evening drinks!

If you venture beyond Rhosneigr, there is plenty of attractions, places to eat, walks and activities to enjoy on Anglesey.

Or, if you’re after a more relaxing break, arrive at this family holiday cottage, unpack and simply enjoy a slice of seaside life on Anglesey!

Note: Whilst towels are provided, they are not beach towels. Please bring your own towels for use on the beach.
Note: Parking for second car on road outside house.

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About the location

RHOSNEIGR

Llangefni 12 miles; Trearddur Bay 12 miles; Holyhead 13 miles.

The popular seaside village of Rhosneigr is situated on the beautiful west coast of Anglesey, famous for its spectacular cliffs and magnificent sandy beaches. The village has a varied history including a 6th century church, tales of smugglers, famous off-shore shipwrecks and from the Edwardian era it has been a fashionable holiday destination. Today it is known for its magnificent beaches and renowned watersports, providing some of the best windsurfing and kitesurfing in the UK, with tuition available in the village. Activities include fishing, sailing, sand yachting, wreck diving, golf and hours of family fun on the enormous sandy beaches. There are several pubs, restaurants and shops in the village, with the market towns of Llangefni and Holyhead (starting point for day trips to Dublin), and the city of Bangor within easy travelling distance. Rhosneigr is located near to RAF Valley, famed For Prince William's Air Sea Rescue training base. Alsolose by is the Anglesey Race Circuit, great for lovers or car and motorbike racing, while on the island you will find Pili Palas Butterfly Farm, Anglesey Sea Zoo and Beaumaris Castle. Boat trips around Puffin Island offer the chance to see nesting puffins and guillemots, or cross to the mainland and enjoy Victorian Llandudno’s shopping, restaurants and dry ski slope, Snowdonia mountains and the beaches of the Llyn Peninsula.

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Region Information

Note: Whilst towels are provided, they are not beach towels. Please bring your own towels for use on the beach.
Note: Parking for second car on road outside house.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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