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Pen Y Bont

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Aberdaron, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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63 Customer Reviews

  • "This was a beautiful cottage and had everything we needed."

    It was a beautiful little village but I can imagine gets very busy in the summer. The logs and wine left from the owners was a lovely extra. We didn’t want to leave x

    Reviewed by Liza5.0Feb 2024

  • "This is by far one of the best cottages we have stayed at."

    It ticked all our boxes, including being very clean, comfortable and warm, with a great log burner ( generous supply of logs provided), a well equipped kitchen, great TV package, private parking and in a fantastic location in a lovely place. The beach is literally a few minutes walk away from the doorstep, as is the local Spar and a Bakery, and a very friendly hotel overlooking the bay. This was our second stay and we will definitely be back again.

    Reviewed by Crawford5.0Jan 2024

  • "We had a lovely holiday at Pen Y Bant."

    Very relaxing. ☺️ Thank you Iain & Wilma.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Dec 2023

  • "We have stayed in a few Sykes cottages and this one did not disappoint ."

    It is very well appointed being in the middle of the village literally over the road from the spa which had absolutely everything we needed including my favourite wine ! There are all the facilities in the cottage you could need for catering for yourselves so we stayed in and cooked our own meals nearly every day . The log burner was a fabulous bonus and was easy to use . The cottage was easy to keep clean and tidy even with a dog and having direct access to the back door meant coming back from a walk on the beach we could dry the dog off before bringing him in . We used the washing machine and it even had a surer to get washing dry on and a line and pegs for summer months . The pool table was a fabulous bonus although a bit cold to be out there at night the boys enjoyed it . There was always plenty of hot water and a fabulous shower . The owners were only next door but didn’t interfere at all but came straight away when we needed some help with the heating timer. Having the bakery next door was nice for fresh bread pastries and cakes . The beach is literally a minutes walk away and even at high tide there was enough beach for my dog and his ball to run up and down . Do note that dogs are not allowed on the beach between April and September . And also the chip shop gift shops and cafes are all closed this time of year . Food is available at one of the two pubs which was very nice and also allows dogs in the front rooms. All in all a fabulous weeks stay with everything we needed . Highly recommend .

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Nov 2023

  • "Fantastic place to stay, it was so cosy and relaxing."

    They have thought of everything you might need during your stay. Will definitely be booking to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great stay thanks."

    Minor issues with possible wasp nest in the pool room and shower room glass sides may need resealing. Great location

    Reviewed by Ian4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful location."

    Reviewed by Terence4.7Oct 2023

  • "Excellent location in the village."

    Good parking. Owner easy to contact and friendly. Cottage well equipped tea pot would be nice. Beds comfortable

    Reviewed by Susan4.4Sep 2023

  • "Stayed there before a few years ago and great central location."

    Big improvements made to the rear garden with paving replacing loose gravel. We got lucky with the best weather of the summer and never moved from Aberdaron all week, as we love the place and the beaches. Will be very happy to stay in the property again. Peter and Olly

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2023

  • "The best part about this property is the location as it is really convenient for shops and beach and it was clean and well maintained."

    The loft bedroom is lovely and spacious with a lot of light. The negatives are - It could have done with more kitchen utensils such as a cafe tiere and some decent cups (cups big and chunky). It does have a filter coffee machine which is very outdated in this day and age. A dishwasher in this size of property is expected to maintain as this would maintain hygiene. The washing machine is old and could do with updating. The age of the property is that there is probably some damp which you could feel in the downstairs bedrooms and sitting room. The TV was difficult to work out as it is Aire TV and not straightforward. All in all it was a reasonable stay but not sure I would book again due to comfort.

    Reviewed by Maureen3.1Jul 2023

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    Cottage had everything we needed and only a couple of minutes walk from beach, shops and bars.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Jun 2023

  • "Very comfortable stay the weather was superb."

    Met with owners very amicable and informative. Superb location all in all first class.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2023

  • "It's a cracking property with plenty of off-road parking, good interior facilities and a nice patio at the back."

    It is within 200 metres of 2 bars with restaurants, a couple of cafe's, a chip shop and ice cream sellers. And the beach.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0May 2023

  • "This was our 6th or 7th stay at Pen Y Bont."

    We keep coming back because the location is perfect - it is literally 100 yards to the beach and if the weather is bad, what better place to watch the big waves than the covered bar terrace in the Gwesty Ty Newydd. We’ll be back!

    Reviewed by Adam5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fantasticlocation, facilities were very good."

    There was an issue with the heating/boiler which was temporarily resoved on Sunday and then fully sorted on the Monday. Owners were welcoming. Weather wasn't too bad either :-)

    Reviewed by Cathy5.0Mar 2023

  • "The cottage is beautiful, location perfect."

    It is listed as having tumble dryer, which was nowhere to found, we could not use pool table, as it was covered and two old freezers in room and work going on. The bed in upstairs room, the mattress is just like sleeping on bare springs, I had to sleep on top of duvet for some padding. The downstairs bedroom TV did not work, I tried to contact owners who were away, they sent their daughter, but we didn't hear her and dogs didn't bark, so that wasn't resolved, the microwave kept blowing fuses, which we bought to replace, but gave up with that. There were no starter logs and kindle for fire, which is stated there would be. All this spoilt our much looked forward to holiday.

    Reviewed by Linda3.1Mar 2023

  • "Lovely bungalow , in good position as described,lovely village"

    Reviewed by Graeme4.4Feb 2023

  • "This is a lovely cottage in a perfect location."

    It was very clean, comfortable and cosy with central heating and a very effective log burner in the living room. Situated right in the heart of the village, but set back from the road with ample parking and quite private. We loved the fact that you could walk to the beach shop, bakery and the hotel in minutes. The food from the hotel on the beach front was very good. A perfect cottage in a perfect location. We will definitely be back again.

    Reviewed by Crawford5.0Jan 2023

  • "Fantastic stay, great hosts and aberdaron is amazing"

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Dec 2022

  • "A super house."

    Beautifully clean, lively linen, thoughtful hosts who were on hand immediately. Location is fantastic. We had a really great stay

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Dec 2022

  • "Had a fantastic late November weeks stay at Pen Y Bont."

    The cottage is very cosy and we really enjoyed nights in front of the woodburning fire. Pen Y Bont has all the facilities you could wish for and more, we were very comfortable indeed. Owners Iain and Wilma are very welcoming/helpful and live nearby if required. The cottage is perfectly situated in the village, a stone's throw from the beach and all amenities. Aberdaron is obviously pretty quiet at this time of year but still has two pubs, a bakery and a Spar open to keep you going. Only went in the Gwesty Ty Newydd pub during our stay, situated right on the beach, had a couple of very nice meals in there, dog friendly in the front bar too. Aberdaron is well situated for touring the peninsula and would highly recommend Pen Y Bont as a place to stay, we would definitely like to return one day

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Nov 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay in this very charming, comfortable and well equipped cottage."

    The bottle of wine was much appreciated. Coat hooks would have been welcomed in the porch area. The shower was very powerful and it would be worth warning guests to turn taps on only slightly as the shower tray can overflow. These are only small points in an otherwise excellent cottage and would definitely recommend to others.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Nov 2022

  • "Aberdaron is such a beautiful town, stunning walks, perfect location for exploring the coast."

    Pen y Bont was just what we needed for our stay, very cosy, clean, pet friendly, close to shops, and beach. Definitely recommend!

    Reviewed by Julie4.7Oct 2022

  • "A superbly positioned cottage."

    The car didn’t move all week. Spotlessly clean and well equipped. Extremely comfortable bed. Would love to return.

    Reviewed by Carol4.7Oct 2022

  • "Aberdaron is one of our favourite places, and this cottage is right there in the heart of the village, with all of the amenities in walking distance."

    Always warm, clean and inviting a real home from home.

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Oct 2022

  • "The cottage is perfectly situated in a lovely rural area, easy access to the beach, shop, bakery and pub, chippy, and cafes."

    Beds comfortable the kitchen has everything thing you need but looks bigger on the photographs, Good shower but the bathroom is dark because of the brown wood. We didn't use the pool table the room smells damp and uninviting. Having said that we did enjoy our holiday

    Reviewed by Janet4.4Sep 2022

  • "This was our third time at this cottage which must give a clue as to what we think of the place."

    The cottage itself is very nice with ample off road parking. It's at the centre of a tiny village with restaurants/pubs/hotels, cafes and ice cream shops within two minutes walk, the beach the same. It is a stunning little getaway.

    Reviewed by Stuart5.0Sep 2022

  • "Central cottage in Aberdaron Comfortable and clean Garden and ..."

    Central cottage in Aberdaron Comfortable and clean Garden and parking Could do with a coat hook in the porch for wet coats so as not to bring indoors Good holiday venue thank you

    Reviewed by Jill4.7Sep 2022

  • "Lovely property, location is perfect."

    Shower is amazing very powerful. Lovely outside space with ample parking. Wifi is great, no issues at all with it. Log burner was perfect after a swim in the sea. Washing machine came in very handy and weather was perfect for drying on the line.

    Reviewed by Melissa5.0Aug 2022

  • "Such a lovely house, with all that you need for a great holiday."

    Tumble dryer in the garage would be a bonus but by no means takes anything away from the stay. Few issues with the shower but again nothing that we couldn't work around. We had an amazing holiday and are very much looking forward to our stay next year.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4Aug 2022

  • "Had a fantastic week with great weather."

    Cottage is in a perfect location in the heart of the village. Cottage was very clean and had everything we needed inclusive of the sun loungers and gas bbq.

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Jul 2022

  • "We absolutely loved our stay at Pen Y Bont and are hoping to return again and again."

    The people of Aberdaron and the area we visited made us feel very welcome indeed, which I think makes for a very enjoyable holiday. We fell in love with Pen Y Bont and the Llyn Peninsula. Thank you to Ian and Wilma for their warm welcome too. Joe, Craig and Rita.

    Reviewed by Joe4.7May 2022

  • "Only one thought."

    The property had two ‘fridges. I’d be happier with just the one fridge with ice box and replace the one next to the washing machine with a dishwasher.

    Reviewed by Stuart4.7May 2022

  • "Just returned from a fabulous holiday staying in Pen y Bont in Aberdaron."

    Set in the centre of the village within a minutes walk to the beach. Its always a pleasant place to stay, clean and well maintained to a high standard. We have been returning a few times over the years, so its nice to see the owners have been putting money back into the property. A new walk in shower with rain head is amazing. The paved patio round the back is much better too. Plus New TV , Microwave and dining sets. Safe to say we will be returning.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Apr 2022

  • "Aberdaron is a wonderful spot, and this cottage is in the heart of the village."

    It is so good to not have to use the car for a week. A spotlessly clean cottage with all the amenities, and most definitely room for 6, we will be back and we will bring all the family.

    Reviewed by Carl5.0Mar 2022

  • "Perfectly located for a lovely holiday with my grandchildren."

    Scenery was breathtaking. Had a lovely meal at Ty Newydd. Couldn’t have been more convenient as it was over the road from the shop.

    Reviewed by Eirian5.0Feb 2022

  • "Never disapoints been many times always A1 we always feel welcome Wilma and Ian ..."

    Never disapoints been many times always A1 we always feel welcome Wilma and Ian do a great job see you next year ps all your staff at the Hotel are so polite and hard working special mention for Mia well done

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Oct 2021

  • "A brilliant place to say with a wonderful outside space for outside dining ..."

    A brilliant place to say with a wonderful outside space for outside dining food-right in the centre of the village -so so convenient Excellent WiFi -thank you Wilma for your welcome and care- Very well equipped x

    Reviewed by Andy5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely holiday, perfect location for the beach."

    House is spacious and has almost everything you need for a week away. Internet can be intermittent but not the end of the world. This was our second year here and we have booked again for next year!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Aug 2021

  • "We greatly enjoyed our holiday in Aberdaron, the cottage was in a perfect location (a stone's throw from the beach) and excellent fish and chip shop!"

    The cottage had all the facilities we could require and the lovely patio was extremely useful. The only limitations were the variable internet connection and also some hooks or another shelf would be very useful in the bathroom - with 4 adults and no where to store toilettries this was tricky! However we would definitely book again and enjoyed our stay in Aberdaron.

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Jul 2021

  • "This feels like a very mixed review."

    There were a lot of pluses to this cottage, it was very clean and well maintained as well as well located - however vastly overpriced. I suspect that this was because of the demand for such places due to covid and understandably there is a need to recuperate losses from the last 18 months. However, our biggest disappointment was the internet. It was desperately poor and we could only access it in the top bedroom or outside at the front of the house. Ordinarily I might have been able to have forgiven this, but given the price we paid I have had to score lower than it probably would have scored in a normal year.

    Reviewed by Bridget3.8Jun 2021

  • "Very peaceful and quiet location which was ideal for a comfortable relaxing break."

    Owners were lovely as were everyone we spoke to in the village. The key thing about Pen y Bont is its location - so close to the beach and local amenities. Everything you need is on the doorstep.

    Reviewed by Charles4.4Apr 2021

  • "It was a perfect property in a perfect location."

    We got what we paid for !!

    Reviewed by James5.0Oct 2020

  • "We have been returning to Pen Y Bont on numerous occasions over the past few years."

    It is a lovely ,comfy cottage in the perfect location, dead centre of Aberdaron and just a minutes walk to the sea and all amenities. The cottage has always been cleaned to a very high standard, but with the covid restrictions the place had a deeper clean if at all possible and everything was sterile. They have hand sanitisers in the front porch for you to use and sterile wipes for surfaces. Every care had been taken to protect the customer and the villagers during these unusual times. I wouldn't hesitate to return again in the future. Well done to the owners for making our stay enjoyable and safe.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Sep 2020

  • "Fantastic location."

    Lovely sheltered back garden area to eat. Plenty of parking space. House was clean and lovely welcoming touch of a bottle of wine. Extra shelves would help in the bathroom for wash bags etc.

    Reviewed by Glesni4.1Aug 2020

  • "Wilma and Ian very helpful"

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Aug 2020

  • "The house was lovely."

    So convenient for the beach & shops, off street parking was a huge bonus! Everything thing we needed was provided. You could see and smell the house was clean on arrival. We've already booked again for next year.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2020

  • "Great cottage great location Lovely views Really enjoyed our stay"

    Reviewed by Elise5.0Nov 2019

  • "This was our second stay at Pen y Bont."

    The cottage couldn't be handier for everything the lovely village of Aberdaron has to offer. The Spar shop is just across the road and we can recommend their butcher's counter. The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable and it's nice to know that the owners aren't too far away should you need them. We'll be back.

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Oct 2019

  • "Been to Aberdaron so many times, it was great to be back."

    Having this house in the village, now that we are getting on a bit meant no hills!!!!Excellent for our dogs.

    4.4Sep 2019

  • "Owners were excellent"

    Reviewed by Nigel4.4Sep 2019

  • "Couldn’t express enough what a wonderful place the cottage is."

    They have thought of everything. I would just like to thank the owners for going that extra mile. I better shut up as we are booking for next year and want to be sure that I can get in .

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2019

  • "Needs 2 bathrooms for 6 people plus would help if fridge was moved from behind kitchen door."

    Reviewed by Susanne4.1Jun 2019

  • "Having stayed in Aberdaron many times over the years and passed by Pen-Y-Bont we have always asked ourselves what it was like."

    Well now we know - one of the best cottages we have stayed at in the village. Great location, very comfortable, well equipped & parking outside the front door! Our hosts lived close by and were very friendly, checking we were comfortable on arrival, but never intrusive during our stay. Bendigedig!

    Reviewed by John4.7Mar 2019

  • "THIRD TIME WE,VE BEEN LOVE THE PLACE WILL BE BACK AGAIN !"

    !

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Nov 2018

  • "House was in lovely position and very well equipped."

    Only downside was the downstairs bedroom smelled of damp.the fan in the bathroom didnt work due to there being a birds nest in the back of it outside which my son removed and managed to get it working again.The cold tap to the bath wouldnt turn off which needs addressing . Note that was in the house expressed that the owners would call the day after arrival to sort any issues we may have but we didnt see them all week. Didnt feel the need to ring them as we managed to sort the problem ourselves.We still managed to have a lovely holiday but feel the property could do with some well needed maintenance.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.4Aug 2018

  • "The position of the cottage meant we could walk to beach, shop, cafe and pub which was perfect with small children."

    The games room was perfect for grown up children!

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Jun 2018

  • "Had a fabulous time already looking forward to our next break there"

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0May 2018

  • "Lovely well appointed property and well located to explore the Llyn Peninsula."

    Everything you need for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Karen4.8Sep 2017

  • "This is an absolutely fabulous place."

    You are in the middle of an amazing little village with great people.

    Reviewed by Stuart4.8Jun 2017

  • "This cottage is 5 star everything you want is there location is first class ..."

    This cottage is 5 star everything you want is there location is first class owners Iain & Wilma are so helpful already booked again for October told our friends about it they've booked for September

    Reviewed by Alex5.0Mar 2017

  • "This has to be the best cottage we have ever stayed in."

    It was exceptionally clean,warm and equipped. The outside space and games room was an added bonus as was the use of the gas barbeque, facilities we weren't expecting, you must promote them more. The cottage was in an excellent location, just a short distance from the lovely beach which was predominantly dog friendly. Great food in The Ship Inn Resturant and great weather for September made it a perfect holiday. Thank you Wilma and Ian

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2016

  • "The location of this property was exceptional, the owners very friendly and helpful."

    We will definitely be booking again. The beach was beautiful, there is everything you need right on your door step and we found the locals so friendly. Added bonus? The pooches loved it.... so the family are all happy!

    Reviewed by Leslie5.0Sep 2016

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Summary

  • Mostly ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.
  • Gas central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, fridge/freezer in external games room, washing machine, 2 x TVs with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 5 cars/boats
  • Bike and kayak storage
  • Enclosed front garden and rear patio with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 1 min walk
  • Note: Small step on rear patio, children to be supervised
  • Note: Sloping ceiling in king-size double bedroom, care to be taken.

The property

A lovely, detached holiday cottage in the heart of the popular seaside village of Aberdaron, on the western tip of the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales.

Decorated and equipped to a high standard, this Aberdaron cottage makes a great base for friends, families or couples to enjoy discovering the beautiful Welsh coastline, with its magnificent beaches and coves.

There are three bedrooms at this cottage in Aberdaron, two on the ground floor and a large first floor master room with king-size bed.

The rest of the accommodation consists of a modern bathroom, a fitted kitchen and a cosy sitting room with a dining area and woodburner.

Outside your Aberdaron cottage is a private patio plus ample storage for kayaks and bikes, along with a drying area for wet suits.

Aberdaron is a delightful village where you can take a stroll along the superb, sandy beach, which is just across the road, or visit one of the village pubs.

Alternatively, hop in the car and explore some of the many superb activities on offer around the area including visiting Abersoch, Pwllheli and the stunning Caernarfon Castle.

With a fantastic central village and beach location, this wonderful North Wales cottage is ideal for a cosy holiday that will have you returning year after year.

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About the location

ABERDARON

Abersoch 11 miles; Pwllheli 16 miles.

The seaside village of Aberdaron is peacefully situated around two streams, and facing the sea. Straggling up the hills are the buildings that give Aberdaron its character; the lime-washed fishermen's cottages, the cafes, shops, and hotels, and the church of St Hywyn. On each side of the river's mouth is the beach for walking and playing on, and a promenade where you can watch the sailing boats and regattas in the bay. There is also a National Trust visitor centre and car park. The popular resorts of Pwllheli and Abersoch are within easy reach. Discover fabulous castles and coves, or enjoy excellent fishing, watersports and golf opportunities, all available nearby. The dramatic scenery and abundance of superb walks at the Snowdonia National Park area are within easy driving distance, making an ideal base for a varied and enjoyable holiday, at any time of year.

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