We were a party of 6 staying for a week. This cottage provided us with the chance to have a much needed break as a family and we were not disappointed. The cottage is clean and kept in immaculate condition. The kitchen is excellently equipped, it contained everything we needed and the owners added small extras in such as biscuits and drinks on arrival and also some dishwasher tablets which we had not thought to bring.
The property is spacious and there are various books, dvds and games provided which we all enjoyed playing. The owners have also provided plenty of information on local sights to see/experience. The garden is perfect for children to explore and there are buckets and spades and fishing nets which the were able to use. All these small extras really make this feel like a home. The hot tub was a great source of excitement for the children. It does take time to heat up but it is worth the wait, we had great fun splashing about. We were a bit worried about the heating process but the owners directed us to a YouTube video which clearly shows you how to safely heat the hot tub.
The beach at Red Wharf Bay is a short walk away and the cottage is located in beautiful surroundings, very peaceful and relaxing. All the locals are friendly and helpful and we felt very welcome.
We did waste a bit too much time grocery shopping. A hassle free tip from the owner is to book a Tesco shop and have it delivered to the cottage at your convenience.
All in all we had a wonderful holiday in what I would say feels very much like a home rather than a rented cottage. Would not hesitate to recommend this to others.
We were a group of six, two couples and our young adult children who stayed at this lovely cottage over Christmas.
We were touched that the owners had taken the trouble to have a Christmas tree and decorations put up for us. The cottage was warm and clean and I loved the powerful hot showers.
One of the main reasons for booking here was that they had a hot tub. We thought the kids especially , would enjoy spending time in it. That turned out to be a real disappointment . Being a wood fired hot tub, it takes more than two days to heat and a LOT of wood. We eventually managed to get it up to lukewarm and sat in it for about 15 mins before it started to cool rapidly again. The hot tub probably works well in warmer weather but in the winter, I don't think they should even suggest that the tub be used. The time and energy that went into getting the tub heated was just not worth the effort and now, three months after our stay, that is still a niggling memory. I emailed the owners about it and they replied that they would be making some improvements.
The cottage is walking distance from the coastal path. We were able to fit in some fabulous
The other thing I found really odd was that there was no tea pot! Apparently, guests frequently break the tea pots so they stopped stocking them. Making six individual cups of tea was a pain. We bought a metal tea pot and left it there. For the price of the rental, I would think frequent replacement of something like a tea pot shouldn't be a big deal.
In short, it is a lovely cottage and I would recommend it- but know that wood fired hot tubs and winter don't match up. Their prices ought to reflect that too.
Another thing that I found rather
We spent a lovely weekend at this delightful cottage which is situated a short walk away from the beach. The cottage is spacious and immaculately presented with excellent attention to detail. There is a big garden, perfect for activities or just sitting and relaxing. We enjoyed a walk around the bay which takes you to a few charming restaurants and pub.
We ate at Dylans restaurant at Menai Bridge on Saturday night, excellent for seafood. However the cottage is great for self catering as the kitchen is huge. There is room for cars with off road parking, and the cottage is tucked away from the road, so very quiet.
Overall we had a very relaxing stay and hope to return.