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17 Glyn Y Marian

Llanbedrog near Abersoch, North Wales & Snowdonia (Ref. 10608)

4.4

Very good

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "Perfect holiday house, fabulous living area with wonderful views."

    Equipped thoroughly. Very comfortable beds. The owners and the lady who cleans clearly want you to feel welcome and have a lovely holiday. Beautiful location. Thank you so much.

    Thank you so much for your review, it means a lot to us, thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by BarbaraJun 2022

  • "Absolutely loved our stay here."

    . location superb and lovely cottage … if I had to be picky the only fault and it is being picky was the stairs .. defo would return

    Reviewed by AndrewMay 2022

  • "Only one peace of advice."

    I would recommend some form of gripping material on the stairs they are worn and can be slippery with certain foot ware.

    Good morning, thank you for your feedback, I will look into gripping on the stairs thank you and glad you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by HowardJan 2022

  • "For us and our dog it’s a wonderful place to stay out of season with excellent walks around the area ."

    Claire was very accommodating and the little gifts were a delight . All in all we had a throughly relaxing fortnight. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by SharonOct 2021

  • "The house was perfect for our weeks holiday, it’s got everything you need and the view from the balcony was beautiful, would definitely stay here again."

    Reviewed by DaveAug 2021

  • "It was my second time staying in this house and I have to say it was again a total pleasure."

    The house has all you need and is kept to a high standard. The sea view from the balcony is very welcoming and the owner of the property is very friendly and attentive.

    Reviewed by EmmaAug 2021

  • "The property is in need of a deep clean."

    The general work surfaces and appliances in the kitchen were OK and main bathroom amenities and towels/bedding, but throughout the house, there was a general build up of dirt and dust that has obviously not been touched in months, with cobwebs everywhere. You simply had to look at skirting boards, around window frames or under/next to any piece of movable furniture to see that these had certainly not been cleaned prior to our arrival. In the current time, it is inexcusable for cleanliness to be in question and given that Sykes sends a lengthy email prior to departure about cleaning round the house prior to departure as guests (fair enough), there can be no excuse for the house not to be spotless for new arrivals, especially at the price charged. I had text the owner a day after arrival to raise this issue and sent multiple photo examples. The response was apologetic and she arranged for the cleaner to return. However, on the cleaner's return, instead of addressing the whole property, only the specific photo examples were wiped over (this included filth blocking the extractor fan in the shower, sand and food remnants under and around the sofa and dirt along rails and the stairs). After the cleaner's visit, we heard nothing from the owner to check if we were happy with the house. After already messaging the owner on day 2, it became apparent that the ensuite shower was blocked and again, should have been noticed prior to arrival when being cleaned. Either the cleaner did not clean properly or simply did not care about the issue. We did not wish to spend our holiday going back and forth on these issues, so made use of one shower and enjoyed the beautiful view from the terrace - this is stunning and was the best part of our stay. The house otherwise is in a nice location and has decent appliances and amenities for a family stay. After our departure, I had a further exchange with the owner and in short, she implied it was our fault if parts of the house were dirty or a shower drain blocked because we did not specifically raise it point by point. A complaint of a generally dirty house should not ever have been required- does Sykes not require properties to be at a certain standard of cleanliness ? It was a real shame as with a deep clean, this is a cute property in a lovely area with a spectacular view.

    Thank you for your comments. We take great pride in the cleanliness of our property and we are sorry that you found some dust behind a wooden table and on an extractor fan in a cupboard with an external wall. We arranged for the cleaner to reattend as soon as you made us aware and thank you for the pictures. The cleaner also removed the crumb from underneath the sofa lip and checked the staircase spindles for the spider you saw and ensured there were no cobwebs. The threshold at the bottom of the wardrobe was also recleaned for you. We responded to you by message on several occasions and we arranged a reclean of any area you had advised us of during your stay, as soon as possible, at a time convenient for you. We of course have received the Sykes Cottages covid cleaning guidelines for properties and we apologise if due to the cleaner concentrating on high density touch points for guest safety, this resulted in some non touch points in unobtrusive locations being missed at the time. Regarding the shower drain, occasionally properties can have an unforeseen maintenance issue but as we were regrettably not made aware of this until after your checkout, we were unable to assist with this at the time. We are sorry that we were not given the opportunity to address that at the time. As soon as we knew, we reached out straightaway to subsequent guests at the property to check they were ok and to discuss if a drain clearance was required. We're glad that you enjoyed the location, appliances and amenities. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DebbieJul 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and would happily stay there again."

    it was helped by the fantastic weather though! The location is great and the house is ideal for a holiday stay. Bedrooms are roomy and it comfortably sleeps 6. The upstairs, in particular the kitchen is quite compact but has everything you need. The view is absolutely stunning and it was great to just relax on the balcony. The only issue I would raise is that the balcony table only has 4 seats and the house takes 6 people. Also it would be a squeeze to have 6 adults upstairs if the weather wasn't great and you had to stay inside. We were two adults and 2 tall teenage boys and it we managed perfectly well. We would love to return.

    Reviewed by CathrynJul 2021

  • "Appliances have obviously been renewed, which is good, but could do with updating instructions."

    Took me 3 days to find the freezer!

    Reviewed by GeorgeJun 2021

  • "Great location for Llanbedrog beach, shop and pub."

    Accommodation a little tired as others have said but functional and a great base. Our girls enjoyed the wild rabbits in the garden!

    Reviewed by JoAug 2020

  • "The place is a great location and it was clean."

    However I would like to suggest a few things that need to be improved:- Wallpaper hanging off the ceiling in the hallway not good Bath panel broken Beds too soft and one slopes so not the best nights sleep. Overall I think the place needs updating quite a lot as I imagine when it was first done it was lovely and you could freshen it up to make it lovely again. I do not believe it was worth the money we paid but that was due to peak season, you could get a lot better accommodation for that price in the same area. Overall though we had a lovely time, it is a great base, the owner was lovely, balcony view lovely, just decorate it again, replace the mattresses, and get rid of musty smell and it would be perfect.

    Many thanks for your feedback, we are sorry that you had some disappointment. We do provide two contact numbers in pre arrival information and are always happy for guests to contact us with any concerns. Sykes Cottages also has a dedicated helpline for guests staying at their properties. I can confirm that upon receiving your feedback after your stay, the wallpaper was repaired and the bath panel was checked and remedied. The property was checked for any odour and while none could be identified, fabric material was refreshed/replaced as a precaution. Unfortunately mattresses can be quite subjective according to individual guest requirements but again, we will always try and resolve any issue if we are made aware of it and we are sorry that we were not given the opportunity to do so for you at the time. We are also planning some further refurbishment and we are thrilled that you found your arrival welcoming and enjoyed the balcony and views. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NAug 2020

  • "Great cottage in a lovely location."

    Everything we needed was there. The views from the cottage are fantastic, the photos really don't do it justice. It's definitely somewhere we'd come back to again.

    Reviewed by JanetJul 2020

  • "Wonderful views from the living room"

    Reviewed by SharonNov 2019

  • "Stunning views from the living area."

    The upside down accommodation works well. Easy walk to the beach and with a pub and shop in the village it is ideal. Lovely cafe in the art gallery.

    Reviewed by GemmaOct 2019

  • "My boys and I had a fabulous stay at the property, to walk upstairs to that view was stunning."

    My only moan was that there’s no outside tap for wetsuits and beach things but thankfully the bathroom was just near the front door. I would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by EmmaAug 2019

  • "Lovely stay in comfortable cottage with my wife and 2 kids (4&7)."

    Great sea views and terrace for barbecues.

    Reviewed by DavidJul 2019

  • "Lovely house with fabulous views ."

    Clean and tidy and prosecco on arrival. Furniture and fittings a bit dated now. Bed coverings dated . Bathroom hot tap not working so couldn’t run a bath. No outside light. No mirrors in second two bedrooms. Although lovely house and views fantastic - overall needs improving

    Reviewed by ElizabethJun 2019

  • "Well maintained , comfortable with lovely veiws ."

    Reviewed by JulieJun 2019

  • "King size bed would be brilliant."

    ..our fourth time in this lovely cottage..but double bed is overdue a replacement..view is glorious no matter what the weather!!

    Reviewed by StuartOct 2018

  • "Location, view, comfortable lounge and terrace."

    Very nice place to spend weekend with family. All facilities except we couldnt get the stove on top of oven to come on. And no hairdryer provided, didn't think of bringing one.

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2018

  • "An excellent family property that has all facilities needed for a great week away!"

    Reviewed by DominicMay 2018

  • "Our second visit to this lovely cottage,12 months on and a number of items still not addressed."

    ...think the vendor could do with a week or so there to realise its failings..Its still a lovely cottage,in a beautiful location,with fantastic views..

    Reviewed by StuartMay 2018

  • "Lovely house which we have stayed in before."

    Very clean and superb views with comfortable beds and good quality towels . Very spacious with balcony. The only thing I would say is that there needs to be an outside security light. I walk late with the dogs alone and it’s extremely dark .

    Reviewed by ElizabethApr 2018

  • "Firstly I would like to say how lovely Claire the owner of the property is, very helpful!"

    The cottage itself is bright and airy with lovely views of the sea, even though we had little sun I still sat out with my coffee in the morning to take in the views. The property is clean and very homely ,fantastic for an evening in after a long day of coastal walks. The local village is very picturesque and a pleasure to walk through down to the sandy beach or up the mountain to a sculpture overlooking the sea. The village also has a nice local pub and is only 3 miles from the centre of Abersoch. I loved our few days again so much that I have just re booked for the Easter holidays!

    Reviewed by CarrieFeb 2018

  • "Would be good to clarify where exactly cars are supposed to be parked."

    On arrival parking was at a premium especially as we had 2 cars & several other properties were occupied.

    Reviewed by EddyFeb 2018

  • "We had a lovely time and the property was in a lovely location, with beautiful views."

    The property itself was clean but I am disappointed to have to report some negatives. There were 4 of us and we had expected to have 2 bathrooms, but the shower in the en-suite was not working The owner said that someone should have been to fix it on Friday morning but they should really have checked that it had happened. There were no basic products on arrival i.e. toilet rolls, washing up liquid, tea-towel, just basic cleaning products in general. If we had been informed that they would not be provided then we would have ensured we took them with us. I have not stayed at a property, as yet, where these were not provided on arrival, most owners have even provided a welcome pack. The bin top was also broken. I just think it is the attention to detail that makes the difference and feel it necessary to report it.

    Reviewed by AlisonDec 2017

  • "It's a lovely, modern upside down house with a large balcony with tremendous views."

    I love the layout, had a slight problem with the washing machine but the owner went out of her way to get it sorted asap. Relaxing break, very peaceful. There's a good range of dishes, cutlery, pans. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

    Reviewed by SaraDec 2017

  • "Loved sitting on the veranda looking over the sea."

    Everything you needed was in the house.Only thing was we had to carry the dog up and down the stairs and put him on a lead to go in garden.Had a great hol and beach a was lovely.

    Reviewed by JudithAug 2017

  • "Superb upside down cottage with lovely sea views."

    Only downside was the 'enclosed' garden which isn't actually enclosed and we couldn't really let the dogs out unless they were on leads. If it was enclosed it would be perfect.

    Reviewed by JohnMay 2017

  • "Lovely location very near to beach and amenities."

    We had a very good holiday and were lucky with the weather. One or two minor issues regarding open tread stairs and our little dog but fortunately we found ways around them. A comfortable place to stay.

    Reviewed by JuneOct 2016

  • "We enjoyed our selfs beach near for the dogs did a lot of walking cottage just like the pictures"

    Reviewed by MarjorieOct 2016

  • "Beautiful property with fantastic view."

    Very modern bedrooms , great facilities. Short walk to the beach and the pub.

    Reviewed by LouiseSep 2016

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Summary

  • Three ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire and sofa.
  • Electric storage heaters with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with Sky, one with Freeview), DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, PlayStation 2 and Wii with games, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Cot, highchair and stairgate on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Garage for kayak and bike storage
  • Balcony with sun canopy, furniture and BBQ
  • Shared use of lawns
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 2 mins walk
  • Note: There is a short uphill walk from the parking area to the property

The property

This is a bright and spacious mews-style terraced holiday cottage, just a short stroll from the beautiful sandy beach in Llanbedrog, on the picturesque Llyn Peninsula.

Enter through the porch to this attractively-furnished and decorated, upside down Llanbedrog cottage, which boasts a superb open plan living area on the first floor with a full length picture window.

The sitting area is furnished to provide cosy...

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About the location

LLANBEDROG

Abersoch 3 miles; Pwllheli 4 miles.

The coastal village of Llanbedrog is situated on the Llyn Peninsula and makes a wonderful base for exploring this beautiful part of North Wales. The village offers two pubs, both serving food. There are lots of nearby sandy beaches, remote bays and numerous walks. Sailing, fishing, pony trekking and golf are all available locally, and the Snowdonia National Park is within easy reach. Just a scenic drive away is the picturesque town of Pwllheli, home to a stunning sandy beach and marvellous views, as well as a regular market which has been running since the 14th century and is popular amongst tourists and locals for its eclectic mix of art and craftworks, along with a smaller local produce market on Sundays.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas