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Cowrie Cottage

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Rhosneigr, Anglesey Show on map


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


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

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "On finaly getting into the cottage ( the key safe is very dificult to open) our disappointment was immediate the geneal condition of the cottage is very poor, scuffed and dirty paintwork and a musty odour was evident."

    The refridgerator door was hanging loose and the oven above the main oven missing, a significant amount of crockery was chipped and unusable and there was no freezer as advertised. The decking was in very poor condition and presented several trip hazards. The mirror in the bathroom had a rusty frame and would not illuminate and the door onto the balcony was jammed and not lockable these are just some of the issues we came accross. On our second night there we decided to light the wood burner, after a short time the room filled with smoke which highlighted a more dangerous issue THE POORLY POSITIONED SMOKE ALARM DID NOT OPERATE and there is no Carbon Monoxide alarm present which is a legal requirment. These matters were reported the next day to Michelle at Menai Holidays. On Tuesday the maintainance man Zebs arrived ,we pointed out the problem with the woodburner which was due to a broken door seal , he told us not to use the burner untill it was repaired. He also told us that the cottage had recently changed owners and had not had any repairs done for some time under the previous owner.No repairs were carried out by Zebs at that time. Due to these issues and the radiators in the bedrooms NOT WORKING, my son and his wife who had their baby and 6 year old with them decided not to stay any longer and left after 3 days. We also cut our break short due to being so disillusioned with the property. I can only summise that this property has not been inspected in a long time as it in no way represents the advertised pictures or description

    Reviewed by Mike1.3Oct 2023

  • "This property requires some TLC."

    The situation is fantastic. The sloping roof means a lot of bending to get into bed. The key bunch may work but we could not find out which did what. There were 2 cracked glasses which were thrown away. The beds were comfortable but the slats in some beds required replacing. There is no freezer compartment in the kitchen. There was plenty of hot water but give it time to come through. There was a lack of mirrors in the bathrooms and the strip light in the en suite did not work. However the holiday was a great success and the position made up for a lot.

    Reviewed by David3.8Sep 2023

  • "The toilet in the bathroom is loose and rocking."

    The window is stuck and will not open. The slats in the bed (next to bathroom) had come out of the guide on the side next to door and the fabric restrain is broken. I have refitted the wooden slats. The decking is rotten in places with fixing screws sticking up creating a serious safety hazard. The return spring on the back door handle is broken. The front door lock is difficult to operate on one door whilst the other is solid and will not move. The lower fridge door is loose and its guide is broken so it flaps about. The stairs creak especially the one on the half way down landing. Significant maintenance is required. Overall we had a great holiday probably due to the excellent weather.

    Reviewed by Trevor4.1Sep 2023

  • "Second visit here and gutted its been sold."

    Lovely property fantastic location and stunning view. Would love to stay again sometime

    Reviewed by Sonya3.8Jun 2023

  • "Cowie Cottage is set in a beautiful location right on the beach with stunning views and we were lucky enough to get perfect weather."

    The cottage it self is easy to find and Rhosneigr is a lovely part of the island. The cottage provides everything you need for your stay with a fully equipped kitchen, extra fridge freezer in the garage, utility room and even sun chairs and kites in the garage. There is ample parking for 2 cars, our group had 3 and managed to fit them on the drive. The beds were super comfy and bedrooms had plenty of space, although due to the slopping roof of the property the beds in the upstairs bedrooms can be difficulty to access for taller people, due to the slopping ceilings, but this is to be expected just worth noting for any future guests with mobility issues. The bathroom and ensuite upstairs were excellent with plenty of room and a lovely roll top bath and large shower cubicals. A separate toilet is also available downstairs. Everywhere was spotlessly clean on arrival and we felt immediately relaxed and at home after a long drive. There are several small maintenance issues throughout the property which could do with attending to although the only one which was really a problem was the decking which has several nails popping up causing a hazard for dog feet and several of the boards were lifting or falling in on themselves causing a trip hazard for the children and elderly guests during our stay. The description of Cowie Cottage states an lawned garden where dogs can play safely, unfortunately the property does not have a lawned area and is completely open with no boundary fencing to keep dogs and children safe from wandering off and it may worth adding this into the description due to the access road just outside for the other properties on the street. Overall I would thoroughly recommend Cowrie Cottage, both the location and the property are well worth a stay. We had a lovely time whether we chose to stay home a relax watching the world go by, time at the beach or going on a day out. The local ice cream shop is also worth a visit! There are several different routes that can be taken for dog walks which include the beach, sand dunes or street walks and our dog enjoyed exploring the area as much as we did and a visit to Newborough Forest is highly reccommened with several walking trails and a chance to see red squirrels it's a dogs paradise.

    Reviewed by Karen4.4May 2023

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freesat, DVD player and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Garden with decking and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles, beach 0.5 miles

The property

Nestled in the seaside village of Rhosneigr, a charming settlement on the Isle of Anglesey, rests this gorgeous, four-bedroom holiday home, Cowrie Cottage.

Boasting off-road parking, tastefully-presented interiors, and a superb positioning to amenities and the coastline, this fabulous property welcomes eight guests and their two well-behaved dogs for a relaxing beach holiday in one of Wales’s most sought after getaway spots.

Step into your new home and be greeted by a variety of well-appointed living areas, including an immaculately-laid out open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting area, complete with a dining table for six, a sleek, wall-mounted Smart TV, and a woodburning stove that will keep you and your loved ones warm whilst you gather on the sofas to catch up on the day’s events.

Outside, there is a furnished decking in the lawned garden, where you can raise a glass of wine to toast your holiday as the dogs play safely.

When sleep calls, four plush bedrooms, including a double with en-suite shower room, await to whisk you off to a night of well-earned rest.

If you can tear yourself away from your tranquil new lodgings, make the brief walk into Rhosneigr proper to get a better feel of your surroundings.

Stock up on essentials at the One Stop, treat the family to an ice cream at Chaplin's Ice Cream & Coffee Bar, settle down for a tasty meal at the pet-friendly Sandy Mount House, or even just take a peaceful stroll along the lush, golden sands of Traeth Crigyll.

If you want to make a day of it, make the car journey east into the mainland to explore what the Snowdonia National Park has to offer – traverse the historic site of Gelert's Grave, become one with nature at Rhaeadr Y Graig Lwyd, or hop onboard a ride at the Bala Lake Railway.

Perfect any time of year, you’ll never run out of exciting things to do and see during your stay at Cowrie Cottage.

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About the location


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. Also close by is the Anglesey Race Circuit, great for lovers of 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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