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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Ty Adeiladwr Cwch (the Boat Builder's house) is a perfect blend of a traditional 200 year old Welsh cottage with a brand new spacious extension. It is located in Llanddona, a quiet village with traditional local pub on the headland of Red Wharf Bay only a few miles from the picture-postcard coastal town of Beaumaris. The vast sandy LLanddona beach is only 10 minutes drive away (or 20 mins walk down a steep hill) and is popular for familes, as well as kite-surfers- when the wind is in the right direction!

The house has ample gardens to the front, rear and side, giving plenty of scope for hide and seek, or to enjoy a relaxing drink on the front lawn admiring the view. There are stunning views of the Snowdonia mountain range, from the front lawn and windows, beautifully captured through the Fench windows of the upstairs lounge and master bedroom. Downstairs in the old cottage is the Lamp-room, a cosy lounge with wood-burning stove to curl up with a book or film, or if you are feeling like a bit more activity there is a games room with a pool table.

Layout is kitchen/dining room, lounge, games room, utility room, shower room, hall and porch downstairs. The recently refurbished spacious kitchen-dinner has a brand new large cooker and new fridge with patio doors onto the front lawn. Family bedroom (double plus fold-down single bed), double bedroom, twin bedroom (with additional fold-down single bed), double bedroom with en suite, family bathroom and additional lounge (with double sofabed) upstairs. Upstairs lounge and master bedroom have vaulted ceilings and French windows. The large porch at the entrance has full size glass windows on two sides and doubles as a garden room to relax with your morning coffee. There are two dining tables - one in the dining/kitchen that seats twelve and another in smaller table in the large hall.

Please note that besides the ample gardens surrounding the cottage, there is a caravan beyond the side garden in a large plot of additional garden land. (It is seperated from the side-garden by a row of mature trees.) This is not let commercially so is only occasionally in use by the owners and family. Feel free to use this extra garden space, which includes a large netted trampoline, when the caravan is unoccupied, and to access the trampoline at all reasonable times. The gardens at rear and front of the property and side up to the end of the wooded area are solely for the house guests.

A cot and stair-gate can be provided for young guests. We will try our best to accomodate any additional requests.

There is plenty of room to park at least four cars - additional parking may be available on request.

Free WiFi available.

Size Sleeps up to 12, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Llanddona 1 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: 25 min to Valley, Anglesey (or Liverpool Internati 27 km, Nearest railway: Llanfairpwyll 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
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 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline
Access Parking

The North Wales region

The Isle of Anglesey in North Wales is a hop across one of the two bridges from the university city of Bangor and boasts over 100 miles of spectacular coastline, within an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is easily accessible by road and rail or ferries to Holyhead (from Ireland). Recently home to the young royals Prince William and Kate, Anglesey has something to offer for everyone - from family holidays on the many beaches, watersports, fishing, horse riding and castles to the Sea zoo and racetrack. There are many small coves and areas to be explored, where you can get away from the beaten track, or you can join in with local activities and festivals.


The property is in a quiet village, Llanddona, on the headland of Red Wharf Bay. There is an excellent pub literally a few minutes walk from the house where food and drink can be enjoyed. They host events including the annual beer festival and weekly fish and chip night! The village also has riding stables - let the owners know if you need further details as it is tucked away down a side-road.

Llanddona beach is down a steep hill about 20 minutes walk/5-10 mins drive away. It is an enormous, picturesque sandy beach that is part the large Red Wharf Bay area and is popular with families, as well as for watersports, especially kite-surfing, wind-surfing, kite buggying and land-sailing. There is a small cafe selling drinks, ice-creams etc and toilet faclities. There are many other coves and coastal paths to be explored nearby.

The nearest town from Llanddona is Beaumaris, a picture-postcard town on the Menai Straits (the stretch of water between Anglesey and the mainland), with an impressive castle, harbour, pier, shops, bars, restaurants and pastel-coloured houses. Crab fishing is very popular on the local pier and the Italian style ice-cream shop must be sampled! There is a bus service to Beaumaris and to the city of Bangor from Llanddona or local taxis are available.

Bangor is only about about 15 mins drive from Llanddona for a wider variety of shops and facilities and the Snowdonia mountain range -popular for hiking, bike-riding, kayaking, white-water rafting, amazing scenery and the mountain railiway up Snowdon - is about 30 mins drive.

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2 Sep 2014


"Lovely well- equiped house with amazing views"

Had never visited Anglesey before but really glad we did. House was well- equipped and the pool table and trampoline were big hits. Amazing views from front garden. Everyone should try crabbing off Beaumarais pier it is great fun.

25 Aug 2014


"Lovely cottage in a great location."

Had a wonderful fortnight in a beautiful part of the Uk. Would highly recommend for a family break. Cottage accommodated seven plus a dog easily. Well kitted out which made settling in easy. Beautiful… More

20 Aug 2014


"Great Holiday Cottage with Loads of Accommodation and Fantastic Views"

We shared this cottage with a group friends with children over New Year 2013/14 and had a great time. There is lots of rooms for the various age groups to spread out throughout the house. The views across to Snowdonia are magnificent. There are some great walks from the cottage and Red Wharf Bay is only a short drive away. Will definitely rent again.

15 Aug 2014


"Wonderful place for a group of friends to get together"

We had a wonderful weekend away, along with a few other families. The house was really spacious. Lots of bedrooms. Never felt like you were on top of each other. We all managed to eat round the large table in the kitchen, as well as outside enjoying the sunshine. Plus we all enjoyed the evening pool contests in the games room. The house has great character. The beaches nearby were fantastic. Great dog walking and lots for the kids to do. It was a super weekend getaway.

14 Aug 2014


"Excellent property in scenic surroundings"

Enjoyed a long weekend break with friends in this well equipped and comfortable house. Great space to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Well worth a visit.

10 Aug 2014


"Exceeded our expectations."

Very peaceful cottage well away from the main road with plenty of car parking. Good base for visiting the rest of Anglesey and Snowdonia while benefiting from Angleseys better weather. We visited the… More

5 Aug 2014


"Beautiful, homely cottage, well equiped with stunning views of the Snowdon range."

Another visit to Ty Adeiladwr Cwch - this time with our family. The cottage is lovely, well equipped, very clean and spacious. Two lounges gave us the opportunity to have our own space and the laundry was handy with young children. Enjoy cooking and love the "range" and island unit . Great walking on the nearby Anglesey coastal path.
Most of all love sitting in the garden with a glass of wine looking at the mountains. Very peaceful. The local beach was also good for fishing (need more practice!).
A great holiday.
Do have a cream tea at the end of Bangor Pier.

29 Jul 2014


"Luxury, well-equipped cottage, astounding views, lovely lounge."

We really enjoyed our stay at this cottage. A very quiet and beautiful sand and pebble beach is just a stone's throw away. A stunning view awaits you as you wake in the morning in the master bedroom or sip a drink in the spacious and modern upstairs lounge. The kitchen is large,clean and well-equipped. There is a games room as well. You will not be disappointed with this cottage.

29 Jul 2014


"Fantastic family reunion in an beautiful relaxing cottage with stunning views!"

We stayed at Ty Adeiladwr Cwch for a family reunion. We had an absolutely fantastic time. All of us commented on how relaxing the break was. We had a lovely, but difficult walk to the local beach ( very steep on way back, with 3 babies in a gym workout!! Although we could of driven! ) the beach was lovely, with a friendly gentleman on patrol in the dog free area, so nice and clean.
The house its self was well kitted out with everything you could need, the washing machine and dryer was a god send due to the babies!!! The children loved the trampoline. Once the little ones were in bed, the men loved the large kitchen table to play cards around, whilst us ladies retired to the upstairs lounge to enjoy a glass of wine and the most amazingly stunning views of the Snowdonia mountain range! Correspondence with the owner was excellent, which made the booking a doddle. We also received excellent instructions on how to find the house, along with everything else we could possibly want.
In all, a lovely house within a lovely setting to both relax and explore, and which we would definitely like to return to.

4 Jul 2014



Stayed with extended family for long weekend. Very nice views of snowdonia. Many nice rooms in house but lounge and our bedroom a bit grim. Too many things broken - tv and DVD player didn't work … More

This is a review from the same person for the same holiday as the one below, who has a vendetta against us, as we kept back £50 of their deposit for broken furniture. I am pretty sure this can't be allowed by TripAdvisor and will be looking into it.

Review 1-10 of 25

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