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Awel Y Mor

Pwllheli, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 1007348)

4.6

Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "Very clean, well equipped property."

    Very steep staircase, could be difficult for those with mobility problems. Lovely views from upstairs of the marina and convenient location for shops and beach but constant heavy traffic past the house was off-putting. Owners were very helpful with problem early on in my stay.

    Reviewed by leslieJun 2022

  • "The cottage was as described and in great condition."

    The owner was very responsive to any issues. Lovely touch providing milk, tea, Welsh cakes and prosecco. We enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by AmandaMay 2022

  • "Best place we have ever stayed ,extremely clean, just everything we needed ,just ..."

    Best place we have ever stayed ,extremely clean, just everything we needed ,just a small thought the top small landing may not be convenient for the less abled,but was fine for us

    Reviewed by JeffreyMar 2022

  • "This is a beautiful property with an exceptional supply of kitchen equipment."

    The cottage is immaculate and very easy to keep clean. Both bedrooms are of a good size with lots of hanging space and drawers. The only downside for my husband and me were the stairs up to the bedrooms and bathroom. They were extremely steep! This wouldn't be a problem for the majority but for elderly, very young and the unfit, I would not recommend it! The bathroom would benefit from a toilet brush but I can fully understand why one hasn't been provided! The cottage is very close to the town, the Marina and beaches. We loved our stay at Awel y Mor and much appreciated the welcome gifts of wine, Welsh cakes and milk. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home.

    Reviewed by AvrilMar 2022

  • "A fantastic property with everything available."

    The kitchen was super and I even managed to make Christmas dinner!!! Adequate supply of towels and even Prosecco,tea,milk and a Christmas box was left on arrival. All instructions were left and everything was made clear in the disposal of rubbish and what amenities were available locally. The only downside was that the sockets were too low to the floor upstairs making it dificult to use a hairdryer or charge the phone but we managed. All in all a fantastic property.

    Reviewed by RuthDec 2021

  • "It was very clean and tidy stairs not too good for older people bath very slick ..."

    It was very clean and tidy stairs not too good for older people bath very slick best to take mat over all good kitchen Way to get key hard for older couple

    Reviewed by Joyce MOct 2021

  • "Lovely little cottage, providing a great base to explore beautiful North Wales."

    A treasure trove of landscape and cultural experiences. If you haven't been to North Wales you are missing out. It is a magic location. Plan your visit, there's plenty to see and do.

    Reviewed by RobertOct 2021

  • "Welcome fizz, flowers and milk started us off for our 3rd wonderful stay in Awel y Mor."

    We'll be back. Thank you. X

    Reviewed by StanSep 2021

  • "House bathroom door needs attention, low ceiling into kitchen needs warning sign."

    Stairs are in awkward position within property. Shame there is a lack of garden, outside space at front hampered by busy road. Fair amount of noise from road restricts having windows open.

    Reviewed by JoanneSep 2021

  • "A really lovely cottage in a beautiful place."

    I had a bit of difficulty with the stairs being so steep

    Reviewed by VictoriaAug 2021

  • "Fantastic house."

    Really loved visiting Aberdaron and Porth Oer

    Reviewed by CatherineJul 2021

  • "I don’t normally write reviews of places we have a stayed but I felt compelled to write for this property."

    We had booked this before Covid was known about and it was unfortunately postponed until this year, but it was worth the wait. Any concerns we had about cleanliness were quickly dismissed. We always clean surfaces down and wash cutlery and crockery that we need to use during the week when we have stayed in other properties, but didn’t feel the need to do it here. The whole house was spotlessly clean, every surface was dust free and nothing seems to have been missed in the deep clean. I was concerned about the parking situation as ‘on street parking’ tends to mean there’s only a few places for a dozen households, or it’s a 10-minute walk from the property. No issues here, we were able to park directly opposite the house all week. There are plenty of places to visit nearby, Criccieth Castle, Portmeirion, Porthmadog, Beaumaris Castle, but we would recommend going to Aber Falls Whisky (and gin!) distillery. All in all a perfect week away, and the welcoming biscuits and bubbly went down a treat!!

    Reviewed by KevinJun 2021

  • "The accommodation itself met our expectations in that it was clean and had most of the things we expected."

    There were just some things that we felt could be improved for future visitors. For example, there were no cleaning products so although I had anti bacterial wipes I couldn't clean the oven or the toilet. Also there was no vacuum cleaner so we could not vacuum the carpets. The towel rail was rusty in parts. Lastly, there was a note when we arrived about the TV not working. We had to use a chrome cast which meant downloading apps on our ipad. Whilst this was adequate we did feel that it caused a problem as you could not just browse the television channels. The owners came to look whilst we were there but we felt they could have also tried a different sky box to help identify the pro3. Whilst we managed it was not ideal in the evenings and if we had not been able to use the chrome cast we would only have had 1 TV channel. On the whole we enjoyed the accommodation and felt it was an adequate standard but I felt there were some tweaks which could just enhance visitors stay. That said we were grateful for the prosecco, milk and puzzles.

    Thank you for your feedback. We apologise for the inconvenience you experienced with the Sky television during your stay, unfortunately the fault was with the Sky Satellite Dish and not the Sky box itself, we had ordered a new dish which has now arrived and been fitted. Regards. Property Owner

    Reviewed by VictoriaJun 2021

  • "This is a beautiful property in a great location for exploring the surrounding area."

    The owners were great - incredibly helpful & available when we had questions or needed advice; nothing was too much trouble & they made sure we felt welcome & settled for our holiday. The welcome gifts were thoughtful & very much appreciated! Would definitely recommend this cottage to others.

    Reviewed by AlisonMay 2021

  • "We stayed at cottage which is local to us as our house was undergoing renovations."

    The cottage was homely, comfortable, clean and well equipped. It has good views towards Pwllheli marina and makes an excellent base for anyone who wants to explore pwllheli and the Llyn Peninsula. If you need to contact the owner of the property she is hospitable, friendly and very helpful. We throughly enjoyed our staycation.

    Reviewed by TomosFeb 2021

  • "It was very well cleaned, you could smell a hint of bleach on arrival - which was reassuring."

    Knowing the cleaner had been extra safe with Covid level cleaning was great and meant we could relax. The prosecco was also very welcome and meant i didn't have to go out shopping on arrival. Thankyou. A nice prosecco too! One thing that would be good to mention on the welcome info is about the heating - we stayed at home one day but the timer didn't come on til 6.30pm so we were quite cold. Didn't want to mess with any timer settings but luckily I did figure out to switch it to 'on'. This also works in reverse – it got very warm at times. The low doorway did catch us out a couple of times but not sure how you resolve that one! The outside space at the front was nice to sit out. All in all, a very nice, warm, secure cottage to stay in in a good location and base for exploring the Lleyn Peninsula.

    Reviewed by FionaSep 2020

  • "This is the second time that we have been to Awel y Mor and our holiday came up to expectations, as did Awel y Mor!"

    It was spotless and the owners had taken all reasonable measures to counter Covid19. We marked down 'comfort' (only a little) as the traffic noise was a little intrusive in the early morning. However, with the windows closed we both got good nights' sleeps. We do really love staying there, the beds are comfortable, the kitchen is superb, the weather was glorious, parking is easy, it is a super walk by the harbour into town and we loved walking down to the beach and harbour. We are sure that we will make Awel y Mor an annual holiday. Even considering a short winter's break if possible. Thank you for the welcome biscuits and beverages, a lovely touch. Best Regards Stan and Jenny Good

    Reviewed by StanSep 2020

  • "The house can feel a bit damp and we had a problem with flies but we assume this was from the outside bin that seemed to have rubbish left in."

    A garden at the back would have been good too. Other than that we had a brilliant week and loved the place! Location is great, the house is designed beautifully and we will hopefully return next year. Thanks.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2020

  • "The cottage was perfect for us."

    Fresh flowers in vases, tea, milk and biscuits waiting for us and a a bottle of bubbly in the fridge. Kitchen really well equipped and again everything provided to make our arrival so easy. The little touches really made the difference. Perfect location.

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2020

  • "This was our first time in a Sykes cottage and we were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful property, fab location, comfort and facilities."

    Thank-you

    Reviewed by MhairiAug 2020

  • "The house was spotless with excellent facilities for self catering."

    We had been worried about traffic noise, being on main road with bedrooms at front, but there was no problem for us with the windows closed at night. Although we would not stay in the heat of the summer. We enjoyed the location with walks round harbour and to the beach and marina. Parking on the road opposite was no problem and there is adequate parking just over the level crossing to the right. Pwllhelli town seemed to grow on us and we loved to meander around. It is well located for trips around the Llyn peninsular. We had a superb holiday and would stay again. Thank you.

    Reviewed by StanSep 2019

  • "Brilliant little cottage, great view of the marina too."

    I would say if you are tall (over 5’6) you may find the stairs and kitchen doorway a challenge. But not enough to put you off. If you are travelling with little ones, there is no usable garden at the moment, until summer 2020, so take something to keep them entertained indoors. (No games at the property as listed) We loved the no pet rule, my husband is allergic and we find it more and more difficult to find places where animals have been. Would definitely go again!!!

    Reviewed by EmmaJul 2019

  • "The house was good, clean and had a GREAT kitchen loved the facilities only reason I didn’t give 10/10 was for two reasons - Low doorways/ceilings downstairs, hit head a few times - although wi-if was at the property it was too slow to use, even for just browsing webpages."

    Despite this the house was close to the town centre, parking was surprisingly ample and I would stay at the property again.

    Reviewed by RyanJul 2019

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Please note when booking if you need a cot or high chair.Gas central heating
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/tumbler, dishwasher, LCD TV, selection of games/toys
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • On-road parking
  • Garden and enclosed front patio with bench
  • No pets and smoking
  • Please note This is an old fisherman's cottage and has low beams in places
  • Shop 1 mile
  • Pub 0.2 miles.

The property

Awel Y Mor is a terraced house located in the market town of Pwllheli, in north-western Wales.

This property is a perfect retreat for friends or small families alike, to spend some time by the sea enjoying the local attractions, you are also a 5 minute walk away from the marina and Abererch beach.

Upon entering the property, you will find an...

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About the location

PWLLHELI

Abersoch 6 miles; Criccieth 8 miles.

This busy market town is the unofficial capital of the Llyn Peninsula which is one of the most scenic regions of Wales, renowned for its outstanding scenery, stunning coastal walks, excellent beaches and golf courses. This traditional seaside town offers a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and an impressive marina holding 400 boats. The town boasts two beaches, one with the Blue Flag Award and is renowned for its sailing and watersports. Close by are Criccieth, with its medieval castle, and popular Abersoch, a pretty harbour town also renowned for its wonderful beaches and watersports facilities. Much of the peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a lot of the coastline is owned by the National Trust providing many remote bays, sandy beaches and exciting clifftop walks, as well as wildlife havens like Bardsey Island. Discover all of Snowdonia, the Isle of Anglesey, many medieval castles and N.T. properties and gardens, or simply relax in this beautiful part of Wales.

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Please Note: The owner will only accept 1 booking per week and is flexible on arrival date please contact us if you have any queries regarding this before booking.