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The Shippons

(Ref. 950957)

Abersoch, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

Reviews & Ratings

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  • bathroom (4)
  • shower (4)
  • main (4)
  • bath (4)
  • our (3)
  • family (3)

7 Customer Reviews

  • "Absolute gem of a cottage, the grounds are beautifully maintained and looked after."

    The host met us on arrival and showed us round, she really made us feel welcome. The cottage is very spacious inside with everything you could need for a wonderful holiday. The only thing it would benefit from would be a wall mounted shower head and curtain in the main bathroom.

    Reviewed by Jason5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely, spacious property, ideal for large family groups."

    Beautifully furnished and generally very well equipped, although, as mentioned in the feedback of others, a hair dryer and a shower screen in the main bathroom would be helpful additions. Host, Mary, lives on site and was helpful, friendly and communicative. Really enjoyed our stay!

    Reviewed by Heather4.7Apr 2023

  • "Excellent property and perfect for our family of 5 , grandparents and a dog!"

    Thanks for a wonderful stay. Front door was jamming as was discussed. Only comment for longer term would be a shower curtain or cubicle in main bathroom would be beneficial.

    Reviewed by William4.7Aug 2022

  • "The owners were absolutely delightful and couldn't do enough for us to ensure our stay was comfortable and enjoyable."

    However, we expected a hair dryer and towels to be provided but this didn't spoil our stay. Can highly recommend the Shippons.

    Reviewed by Gill4.4Oct 2020

  • "We were sad when we had to leave!"

    The house was great, surrounded by beautiful scenery, it would have been hard to not have a good time. Beautiful house with a great garden to relax in, close to Abersoch village & beach plus local shop just round the corner. Would highly recommend and hope to return again ourselves.

    Reviewed by Jade5.0Sep 2020

  • "Property in general was satisfactory however some areas require improvement."

    Sofas are quite uncomfortable and would benefit from the cushions being refilled. The bed in the large family room is uncomfortable and would benefit from a new mattress. On a practical level the main bathroom would benefit from a main shower as accessing the ensuite when a large party can be tricky. Quite a few light bulbs out so no lighting in the hall, easy to resolve. Ensuite shower blocked so would recommend checking in between guests. Good location for accessing Abersoch.

    Reviewed by Alex2.5Aug 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage with lots of room for us all."

    Set in a beautiful spot.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jun 2018

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite wet room shower, bidet, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single day bed with 1 pull-out single guest bed
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 4) with woodburning stove
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • LPG central heating with woodburning stove and open fire, and underfloor heating in en-suite
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, 2 x fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter packs for woodburning stove and open fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent, please bring own towels
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Front patio with furniture, plus shared use of lawned gardens
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, please bring own dog bed, blankets and towels
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, restaurants and beach 1 mile, pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: No stag/hen parties, or similar
  • Note: This owner requires a Good Housekeeping bond of £200
  • Note: Check in time is 7pm and check out time is 9am.

The property

This beautiful semi-detached barn conversion offers good quality and spacious accommodation throughout with a stylish interior and a wonderful mix of Welsh and French antique furnishings.

A spacious and light family sitting room accommodates everyone comfortably and the open fire is perfect for those cooler months.

The kitchen area is well-appointed and extends into a large family dining area, enhanced by the high vaulted ceilings and a cosy sitting area with a wonderful woodburning stove.

Four stylish and very individual bedrooms are well-appointed, with the master room benefiting from an en-suite wet room and a beautiful antique double bed, and the family bedroom is spacious with a high vaulted ceiling and French doors leading to the patio.

This lovely cottage is an ideal base for friends or a family.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 950961, 950962 and 950963, together they sleep 18.

Bwlch Farm Cottages

Abersoch 1 mile. A group of four beautifully-renovated holiday cottages, set around a courtyard, within the grounds of the owners’ home, on a non-working farm, surrounded by wonderful countryside and located on the edge of the little rural village of Llanengan and one mile from the popular seaside village of Abersoch on the Llyn Peninsula. These lovely cottages can be booked individually and will suit couples, family and friends wishing to spend time together or even extended families who may wish to book all or more than one of the cottages for that special anniversary or birthday celebration. These superb cottages have all been sympathetically renovated and finished with great care and attention to ensure your stay is an enjoyable one. These cottages ooze lots of charm and character and having been individually designed and decorated throughout with a lovely blend of neutral tones and warm shades with an eclectic array of antique, period and traditional pieces. There is off road parking and each cottage enjoys the benefit of a private patio area, along with shared access to a lawned garden. These cottages are in a lovely semi-rural location with the village of Abersoch close by and are ideally situated to enjoy the Llyn Peninsula's miles of scenic coastline, excellent cycling and renowned links golf courses with Abersoch Golf Club being just 1 mile away. There is sea and coarse fishing with boat trips to Bardsey Island and day trips into Snowdonia National Park. Just 6 miles away is the market town of Pwllheli, which offers more shops, pubs, restaurants, a marina and two beaches. Also within easy reach is the town of Criccieth with its castle and beach, and beyond that the famous Portmeirion village and gardens which are well worth a visit, along with the numerous delights of the Snowdonia National Park which can all be easily reached. There really is something for everyone, at any time of the year and these charming cottages provide the perfect base from which to enjoy all that this wonderful area has to offer.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas