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Barracks Cottage

Penmon, Anglesey (Ref. 1008705)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A fabulous holiday cottage located in a unique coastal location.

Overlooking Penmon Priory in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with outstanding views over the Menai Strait and magnificent Snowdonia, you'll be hard-pushed to find better views than this!

This once ruined historic former Quarrymans Barracks has been lovingly restored.

And it is so delightful to see that the renovation includes the rebuilding of the lovely bell tower using the original stone from the local quarry, which perhaps would have rung out to note the end of a shift or dinnertime.

The high-quality limestone from the quarries at Penmon Point supplied the stone to build many local buildings, including the iconic Menai Suspension Bridge. "The location, superb renovation and all the modern comforts of the 21st Century make an idyllic holiday retreat!" A beautiful walk practically from the front door along the Anglesey Coastal Footpath takes you past the Priory up to Blackrock Point, famous for Penmon lighthouse and Puffin Island.

There is also a lovely pebble beach and a small, friendly cafe serving drinks and snacks and, of course, ice cream!

Plenty of rock pooling, sea life, bird watching and fishing opportunities too. Nearby Beaumaris is just a short drive away, and has a wide selection of shops, bars, restaurants, galleries and interesting individual shops (no Costas or McDonalds here!) in addition to the splendid moated castle.


Four bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x king, 2 x twin. 1 x ground floor has a cloakroom with loo and wash hand basin. 1 x family bathroom with with bath and shower over, loo and wash hand basin. 2 x ensuite shower loo and wash hand basin. Kitchen with range oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and toaster. Sitting room with woodburning stove and Tv with Freeview.


  • Range oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and toaster
  • Woodburning stove, TV with Freeview
  • Views of the Menai Strait
  • Off road parking for 6-7 cars
  • Large lawned garden
  • Approx 4 miles to amenities in Beaumaris
  • Note: short rough track up to the cottage.

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About the location


Llangoed 1 miles; Beaumaris 3 miles.

Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the south-eastern corner of the Isle of Anglesey, Penmon looks out across the Menai Strait towards the magnificent mountains of Snowdonia. Close by is Puffin Island, where puffins do indeed nest. They, as well as seals and porpoises and many other water fowl can be viewed from a boat trip starting from Beaumaris. Heritage lovers will enjoy discovering the historic Penmon Priory, a 13th Century Augustinian House complete with its original holy well and curious dovecote. At Black Point, near the lighthouse, the Pilot House Cafe serves coffe, teas, lunches and ice creams. Nearby White Beach is a large pebble cove and the coastal path winds via a nature reserve and scenic cliff path all the way to the open sands of Red Wharf Bay. The village of Llangoed has a shop with Post Office counter. Picturesque Beaumaris has a 13th Century moated castle, a pier, small independent shops, a gallery, exhibitions and a wide choice of bars, cafes and restaurants.

Note: There is a short rough track up to the cottage

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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