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Ysgubor Bach, Aberdaron


Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Situated in the Llyn Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), Ysgubor Bach stands alone half way between the historic village of Aberdaron and the beautiful beach at Porth Oer (Whistling Sands). Dating from 1748 it is a traditional stone built former farmhouse with exposed beams and real fires that has been recently renovated to a high standard and tastefully furnished, yet retains its homely atmosphere.

It is approximately 3/4 mile from local shops, cafes, public houses and beaches and an ideal location for those wishing to get away from it all and be within easy access to all amenities. There are a number of great golf courses nearby including that of Nefyn Golf Club sited on the cliffs above Porth Dinlaen some 15 miles away.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Porth Oer 500 m
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 750 m
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Pwllheli 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

There are 4 bedrooms to the first floor comprising one double with en-suite facilities, one further double-bedded room, one twin bedded room, and a room furnished with bunk beds suitable for children (over six years on the upper bunk) and young adults. Also on this floor is a family bathroom with toilet, hand-basin, and bath, and a separate shower room.

The ground floor offers a fitted kitchen with all amenities including a bean to cup coffee machine (please supply own coffee beans) slate floor, utility room, toilet, and fully furnished open plan lounge with a multi-fuel stove in a large inglenook fireplace.

There is also a comfortable south-facing conservatory with outstanding views of Aberdaron bay and the Gull Islands. To the western side wonderful views across open farmland to Mynydd Anelog can be enjoyed.

Child safety gate and fire safety gate also available.

Further details outdoors

There is ample parking for up to 3 vehicles, to the front of the house there is a patio area with seating, and to the side of the property a large secure grassed area with trees.

Further details

Welcome pack provided upon arrival.

The North Wales region

The village of Aberdaron lies at the tip of the Ll?n Peninsula.The village is within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as well as Heritage Coastline.

There has been a place of Christian worship at the edge of the sea at Aberdaron since the fifth century. It's well worth a visit to St Hywyn's Church as the many pilgrim groups that visit to experience the beauty and peace of the area have found. Aberdaron was the last stop before the pilgrims traveled across the sea to Bardsey Island, famous for being known as the island of 20,000 saints.


Aberdaron village and beach

Whistling Sands beach

Abersoch town

Portmeirion Italianate village

Ffestiniog Railway

Welsh Highland railway

Caernarfon castle

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Review 1-9 of 9

30 Sep 2014



We have stayed in many holiday cottages over the last few years and can say that for us this is probably the best! It is very comfortable and well furnished, warm and spacious.If I was ever sentenced… More

17 Aug 2014


"Fabulously located, with stunning views, a windswept garden and heaps of character."

We had a fabulous stay at Ysgubor Bach this August. The house is well appointed, with everything you'd need to make a holiday with children run smoothly. (Love the hose pipe by the back door fo… More

22 Jul 2014


"Great Holiday House"

This property is one of the best we have stayed in. Family of 4 - plenty of space for two boys (aged 9 and 12), and a labradoodle. Very well appointed house, with everything you need. Secure outdoo… More

15 Jun 2014


"Great holiday house in amazing location, just as good as last year"

We stayed at this property exactly a year ago and couldn't wait to return with my parents as well as are two children this time. The house is ideally located above Aberdaron which is a great lo… More

11 Jun 2014


"A lovely relaxing holiday in a beautiful cottage in a fantastic location"

Dear Simon and Irina, thank you again for another wonderful week at Ysgubor Bach. We had a lovely time. This is our third year back and looking to book again next year. The cottage was as warm and cos… More

3 May 2014


"Beautiful cottage in a stunning location"

We enjoyed such a lovely Easter holiday at Ysgubor Bach last year we had to do it all over again this year! We weren't disappointed. The cottage is lovely and spacious, the conservatory perfect f… More

5 Sep 2013


"Lovely cottage in stunning location , highly recommended"

We stayed at the cottage for a week in early June with our 2 young children aged 4 and 2. The property was v child friendly with stair gates, high chair and cot provided, all of a very high standard … More

16 Jun 2013


"Lovely cottage, great rural location with fantastic views"

This was our second year back to Ysgubor Bach and, once again, we were
very happy with our choice. The cottage is in a great location. Less
than a mile from Whistling Sands. A beautiful, quite rural location with
fantastic views. Irina had cleaned and laid out the cottage as
beautifully as ever and was so helpful when one of our kids managed to
block the toilet. The cottage is always warm and the wood burning stove
is a bonus. We had some family stay with us at the beginning of the week
for a couple of days and then some friends for a couple of days at the
end of the week. They all commented on how comfortable and lovely the
cottage is. They said 'how did you find this little gem?'
The weather was great - sunny most days, just one day of rain. We all
felt so relaxed when we left on Saturday. Will definitely be booking
again for next year. We were even at the epicentre of an earthquake one
night and, although we felt the beds moving, the cottage is so sturdy
with such thick walls that not even a single plate fell off the wall!
There is a lovely big garden for the kids to run around in.
Thank you to Irina and Simon

6 May 2013


"A beautiful spacious cottage in a peaceful rural location, we will definately return."

We stayed at Ysgubor Back for the May Bank Holiday weekend, 2 families of 4 with teenage children. The cottage is spacious with the conservatory giving an extra space to spread out. The cottage is b… More

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