"QUAYSIDE No 6" Redecorated and NEW TO THE MARKET
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Location, location, location - recently redecorated 2 bedroom (1 kingsize double bed + 2 single beds) first floor apartment in excellent position in historic Cemaes village by the harbour. Report in The Times Aug 14 stated that since 1995 Cemaes Bay has had the 2nd biggest house price increase in the UK (285%) !!!!
With large private car park and access the harbour so close "Quayside" ideal for guests with sailing boats.
Literally a stones throw away from the harbour, 3 blue flag rated beaches and a quaint,charming High St which maintains a wonderful air of yesteryear.
Although at the rear of the building the large shared front garden enjoys sea,beach and harbour views and the front door of the building is literally 50 yards from the promenade and harbour.
"Quayside" has been recently redecorated and is new to the market - hence no reviews yet.
One of 6 apartments in what was originally Cemaes Bay School House.
Park your car(s) on the large private tarmaced car park for residents use only and explore Cemaes Bay or use as a base to explore the rest of the island.
Cemaes is ideally suited for family beachside holidays or quiet winter retreats.
Boat trips daily during the summer and fishing from the breakwater all year. Walkers and birdwatchers can access the coastal path which runs through the bay and around the whole island and golf course on the doorstep.
Cemaes is a multiple winner in the annual "Wales in Bloom" competition.
It partly owned by the National Trust and designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty(ANOB)
Quiet and safe environment particularly for children as a bypass skirts the village with only local traffic accessing the High St
Up to 2 well behaved small to medium pets are welcome
There are 4 pet friendly pubs/restaurants in Cemaes all serving good value food. 3 of them are within a 100 yds of the apartment
A comfortable,good value, no nonsense, pet friendly holiday apartment for families or couples alike.
Which ever season you visit Cemaes Bay will not disappoint
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cemaes Bay beaches|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Liverpool, Manchester, Anglesey, Nearest railway: Holyhead,Valley,Bangor|
|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
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The North Wales region
Isle of Anglesey - Equally as scenic and interesting as Cornwall and Devon without the overcrowding and extreme journey times!!
Anglesey or Ynys Môn is an island off the north west coast of Wales. Two bridges span the Menai Strait, connecting it to the mainland: the Menai Suspension Bridge designed by Thomas Telford in 1826 and the Britannia Bridge.
Thanks principally to it's beautiful and unspolit coastal line Anglesey is recognised and protected as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB)
Môn is an island off the north west coast of Wales. Two bridges span the Menai Strait, connecting it to the mainland: the Menai Suspension Bridge designed by Thomas Telford in 1826 and the Britannia Bridge.
Almost three quarters of the inhabitants are Welsh speakers and Ynys Môn, the Welsh name for the island, is used for the UK Parliament and National Assembly constituencies. With an area of 714 square kilometres (276 sq mi), Anglesey is the largest Welsh island, the fifth largest surrounding Great Britain (the largest outside of Scotland) and the largest in the Irish Sea.
"Anglesey" is derived from Old Norse, originally meaning either ǫngullsey ("Hook Island") or Ǫnglisey ("Ǫngli's Island").No record of any such Ǫngli survives,but the place name was used by Viking raiders as early as the 10th century and was later adopted by the Normans during their invasions of Gwynedd. The traditional folk etymology reading the name as the "Island of the English" may account for its Norman use but is without merit, although the Angles' name itself is probably a cognate reference to the shape of the Angeln peninsula.
Britannia Bridge from the east along the Menai Strait
Anglesey has several small towns scattered around the island, making it quite evenly populated. The largest towns are Holyhead, Llangefni, Benllech, Menai Bridge, and Amlwch. Beaumaris (Welsh: Biwmares), in the east of the island, features Beaumaris Castle, built by Edward I as part of his Bastide Town campaign in North Wales. Beaumaris acts as a yachting centre for the region, with many boats moored in the bay or off Gallows Point. The village of Newborough (Welsh: Niwbwrch), in the south, created when the townsfolk of Llanfaes were relocated to make way for the building of Beaumaris Castle, includes the site of Llys Rhosyr, another of the courts of the mediaeval Welsh princes, which features one of the oldest courtrooms in the United Kingdom. Llangefni is located in the centre of the island and is also the island's administrative centre. The town of Menai Bridge (Welsh: Porthaethwy) (in the south-east) expanded when the first bridge to the mainland was being built, in order to accommodate workers and construction. Up until that time Porthaethwy had been one of the principal ferry crossing points from the mainland. A short distance from this town lies Bryn Celli Ddu, a Stone Age burial mound. Also nearby is the village with the longest official place name in the United Kingdom, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. Near it is Plas Newydd, ancestral home of the Marquesses of Anglesey. The town of Amlwch is situated in the northeast of the island and was once largely industrialised, having grown during the 18th century supporting the copper mining industry at Parys Mountain.
Other villages and settlements include Cemaes, Pentraeth, Gaerwen, Dwyran, Bodedern, Malltraeth, and Rhosneigr. The Anglesey Sea Zoo is a local tourist attraction, providing a look at and descriptions of local marine wildlife from lobsters to conger eels. All the fish and crustaceans on display are caught around the island and are placed in reconstructions of their natural habitat. They also make salt (evaporated from the local sea water) and breed commercially lobsters, for food, and oysters, for pearls, both from local stocks.
The island's entire rural coastline has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and features many sandy beaches, especially along its eastern coast between the towns of Beaumaris and Amlwch and along the western coast from Ynys Llanddwyn through Rhosneigr to the little bays around Carmel Head. The northern coastline is characterised by dramatic cliffs interspersed with small bays. The Anglesey Coastal Path is a 200-kilometre (124 mi) path which follows nearly the entire coastline. Tourism is now the most significant economic activity on the island. Agriculture provides the secondary source of income for the island's economy, with the local dairies being amongst the most productive in the region.
Cemaes Bay is a village on the north coast of Anglesey in Wales. It is recognised and protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is partly owned by the National Trust. It is the most northerly village in Wales. The name Cemaes was originally spelt Cei Maes meaning Quay Area. In 2011 the population of Cemaes was 1,357 and in August 2014 a survey published in The Times newspaper reported that since 1995 Cemaes Bay properties have increased by 285% which is the 2nd highest increase in the UK!!
Cemaes is a fishing port and is known for its beach. It has a sheltered natural harbour that looks north to the Irish Sea and is the site of an ancient settlement.. The river in the village is the River Wygyr, which flows from just below Parys Mountain to the sea at Cemaes. It is joined along the way by the Afon Meddanen on Carrog Farm, Carrog. The name Wygyr is Welsh and means 'where two rivers meet'.
Since the Victorian era the picturesque character of Cemaes and the natural beauty of the island have attracted many artists and tourists. Lloyd George used to visit here. Cemaes is located on the Anglesey Coastal Path and is popular with walkers.
Between the end of the 18th and beginning of the 20th century the village was noted for producing salted herring as well as bricks from a nearby works, which was served by a narrow gauge tramway down to the sea. The pier, which was badly needed for trade and fishing, and later tourism, was damaged badly by storms in 1828 and 1889. Both times they were rebuilt and improved by local businessmen.
Those who make the pilgrimage from Cemaes to the headland to the east, where the church stands will be rewarded by both the history of the church and views on a clear day to the Isle of Man, the hills of the Lake District and the Mountains of Mourne in Ireland.
Cemaes has a range of wildlife from foxes and peregrine falcons to marine life. Usually, on Wylfa head, you can see porpoises coming up for air. The currents around there are perfect feeding spots for them. Cemaes habour is a perfect spot for fishing, as you can catch Atlantic mackerel, flatfish, red crabs and other fish and crustaceans. Near Cemaes is Cemlyn, which hosts the only breeding Sandwich Terns in Wales.
Wales in Bloom
Cemaes Bay through the hard work of local volunteers has won the 'Wales in Bloom' village category on a number of occasions, the last being 2008.
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