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The Dovecote

Abersoch, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 927256)

4.5

(11 ratings)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "What a fabulous place, the grounds also where the house is very well maintained, fantastic I would say, you feel really at home here."

    I totally recommend people stay here, I would even love to live there if I could, a very short walk to the beach, and the shops so you have the best of both worlds, lots of little nooks and crannies around the gardens, its so beautiful, would stay again, Margaret Jones

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2021

  • "Decor a little bit tired."

    Would love to stay there again if it was possible. Even for a short few days break. Great holiday spot.

    Reviewed by EnaMay 2021

  • "We had a good time location was excellent, apartment a bit dated windows needed some attention."

    The views were excellent, as we're the gardens and patio, definitely would go again.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2020

  • "The property, although ideally located, was somewhat grubby with dirty carpets and cushion covers."

    We felt the flat could do with substantial renovation including decor and new carpets. We were unable to open the windows in one of the twin bedrooms as they were screwed down due to rotting window frames.

    Reviewed by JohnMar 2020

  • "The house worked for us really well."

    The living space was spacious and the sofas were so comfy and roomy for all of us. Location could not have been more perfect, close enough to the centre but not close enough to lose the peace provided my Halfryns gardens. The private access to the beach was ideal with having a young family and we loved having the use of the beach hut. The beach was stunning and we were very lucky with our weather for the whole week. I would highly recommend both Sykes and Halfryn, everything went very smoothly.

    Reviewed by VictoriaApr 2019

  • "Beautiful location, perfect for both beach and the village access."

    Reviewed by ChristopherJun 2018

  • "We had a lovely girly weekend, beautiful well equipped cottage, access to the ..."

    We had a lovely girly weekend, beautiful well equipped cottage, access to the beach with great gardens, will defiantly book again

    Reviewed by ColetteApr 2018

  • "The Dovecote is a great little unit within a larger grand property."

    The location is faultless and hard to beat. The gardens are fabulous and the direct private access to the beach was a really nice feature of the property. We booked extremely late, 28th December to arrive the following day and stay over New Year. As such we got a great price, but credit to the owners in being able to accommodate at such short notice.

    Reviewed by DanielDec 2017

  • "Perfect location."

    Beautiful setting . All we were looking for and more.

    Reviewed by IanJun 2017

  • "We had a lovely week."

    Lovely very comfortable property, with amazing sea views. The property is really well laid out and is perfect for the few cosy nights in we had (warm / nice big TV / dining table etc). Outside the property is part of and has access to the amazing Haulfryn House gardens, we had some great games of hide and seek with my 2 year old daughter in the gardens! There is also great access to the beach with a short walk through the gardens. Also on the plus side the property is located in a central location very close to Abersoch's shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs...a 2minute walk away along the properties drive!

    Reviewed by ThomasOct 2016

  • "This was paradise."

    We shall return with reinforcements

    Reviewed by DavidAug 2016

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Summary

  • All first floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Separate WC
  • Kitchen
  • Shared external utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and open fire.
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine in utility, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared patio and lawned gardens with terraces and seating areas, BBQ, croquet lawn, badminton net and tennis court
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs, restaurants and harbour 2 mins walk
  • Private access to beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: Gardens and access to beach are shared with the main house and the other apartment
  • Note: Pond with safety grid in shared grounds, children to be supervised
  • Note: Beach huts available to rent during your stay direct from the owners
  • Note: No stag/hen or similar
  • Note: Accessed via an external wooden staircase consisting of 13 steps

The property

This attractive, first floor apartment, accessed via an external wooden staircase, offers comfortable holiday accommodation in the beautiful setting of a Grade II listed house, surrounded by spacious and well-kept, sub-tropical gardens.

There are three cosy bedrooms comprising a double and two twins, alongside a family bathroom, a compact kitchen and a comfortable sitting room with dining area.

Here you’ll find a warming open fire, the...

Haulfryn House Apartments

Two comfortable seaside apartments set in an excellent position in Abersoch, with access to a private path leading directly down to the sea at stunning Abersoch Main Beach. Each with their own private entry, these homely apartments form part of a beautiful Grade II listed stone house, which sits amongst three acres of sub-tropical Italianate gardens with terraces of exotic palm trees, eucalyptus, mimosa and rose gardens. Superbly situated, the two properties lie tucked away in a quiet and tranquil location, yet are within just a two minute stroll of Abersoch village with its pretty harbour, array of shops and restaurants. Having a Southeast-facing aspect, each apartment enjoys panoramic sea views across the sandy dunes, Abersoch moorings, St Tudwal’s Island and Cardigan Bay, stretching as far as Cader Idris and Criccieth and Harlech Castles. Within the gardens you’ll find a hard tennis court, a croquet lawn and badminton net. Barbecue equipment is also available for alfresco feasts, either on the sun patio, or the village side gardens. The grounds are a delight to wander through, with many secluded areas where you can hide yourself away and get lost in a book or simply sit back and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. The properties are perfect for families, providing an ideal base for a seaside holiday, or for groups looking to enjoy the best of both worlds and combine a beach break with a more active holiday, exploring the hidden treasures and attractions of the area. Spend time together in the superb, shared grounds or wander down the private walk, which leads through the dunes directly to the beach just 2 minutes’ walk away. Abersoch is a mecca for watersports, and its sandy beaches and safe bathing waters make it ideal for families. The timeless villages, secluded bays and spectacular coastal walks of the Llyn Peninsula are also on the doorstep, and what better way to enjoy them than on horseback, with horse riding available nearby? Further afield, the castles at Criccieth, Harlech and Caernarfon await your discovery, the magical village of Portmeirion, and the lovely harbour town of Porthmadog, along with the numerous delights of the Snowdonia National Park can all be easily enjoyed. There really is something for everyone, at any time of the year, from these two wonderfully-placed apartments.

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About the location

ABERSOCH

Pwllheli 6 miles.

The attractive harbour village of Abersoch is situated on the Llyn Peninsula in a region of Wales renowned for its outstanding scenery and varied walking. The village, situated between two glorious bays, is one of the most popular sailing venues in North Wales and important sailing regattas are held there throughout the summer months. Numerous shops cater for the tourist as well as pubs, restaurants and cafes. There are also opportunities for golfers as there is a course just outside the village and horse riding facilities are also available nearby. Watersports enthusiasts are also well catered for, particularly windsurfing, water skiing and dinghy sailing, not to mention renowned surfing at Port Neigwl (Hell’s Mouth). The long, sandy Abersoch Main Beach is probably the most popular beach in the area. There is a wonderful selection of beaches in the surrounding area of the Llyn Peninsula, including the beautiful and often quiet Porth Ceriad, with it's high cliffs, and sandy Porth Oer ("Whistling Sands"). Most of the coastline is owned by the National Trust and there are many remote bays, sandy beaches and cliffs, as well as wildlife havens like Bardsey Island to explore.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas