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Gorphwysfa

Llanddona near Beaumaris, Anglesey (Ref. 1137889)

4.4

Menai Holiday Cottages rating

  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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24 Customer Review(s)

  • Bev

    “A lovely mix of old fashioned charm and modern style.”

    The first floor lounge was a perfect spot for the daily sunset watch over the bay. The owner was helpful and informative. A real gem of a house.

    The first floor lounge was a perfect spot for the daily sunset watch over the bay. The owner was helpful and informative. A real gem of a house.

    - Bev, April 2024

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC, 1 x double, 2 x second-floor double (sloped ceilings)
  • Family bathroom with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility includes; a washing machine, sink and drainer, ironing board with iron and clothes airer
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with wood-burning stove
  • First-floor sitting room with panoramic sea views
  • Oil central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • TV with FreeSat, DVD player, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and DVDs
  • Log basket filled with dry logs etc as 'starter pack' for wood-burning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Front terraced lawned garden with steps, seating table and chairs for outside dining
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Local Pub 0.9 miles and near by convenience store is 3.3 miles
  • Home delivery shopping by Waitrose, Tesco or alike is available
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Beaumaris 4.5 miles.

Gorphwysfa’s name perfectly fits its peaceful location and meaning of ‘resting place’.

Just a stone’s throw from the beach with every window in the front of the house boasting a wonderful sea view, Gorphwysfa is a charming, stone-built, detached cottage on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey in North Wales.

With delightful, terraced gardens and stunning sea views, this pretty Llanddona cottage is spread over three floors offering attractive and traditional accommodation for your Anglesey adventures.

Enjoy rustling up delicious meals in the new contemporary kitchen, with all the essential appliances and more to get you feeling inspired, whilst the first-floor sitting room offers full panoramic views over Landdonna beach and Red Wharf Bay; perfect for enjoying the amazing sunsets.

There is a separate dining room with a rustic feature fireplace and patio doors out to the garden for balmy summer evenings.

Relax in the welcoming sitting room which boasts a woodburning stove within the large stone inglenook fireplace, perfect for warming you up on a cool winter day, with sofas to sit on while you enjoy watching TV or relish conversation with loved ones.

There are four, well-presented double bedrooms at this Anglesey holiday home with the master bedroom comprising of a king-size bed and featuring an en-suite bathroom, whilst a family bathroom offers a lovely space to freshen up serving the remaining three bedrooms.

Outside, this Anglesey cottage is home to a beautiful, terraced garden offering a patio area and lawns with shrubbery beds and fruit bushes, along with extensive coastal views, making it an ideal spot for alfresco dining with a view.

The property is accessed via two alternative single lane roads with passing places, steep in sections, leading down to the beach. LLanddona is famous for its magnificent blue flag beach accessible from the property in just a short walk away.

Enjoy miles of scenic coastal walks offering stunning vistas whatever the weather.

Get the tide just right and enjoy a beautiful walk to Red Wharf Bay.

Visit the town of Beaumaris to see Beaumaris Gaol, a Victorian jail home to original artefacts from that era including a tread wheel, along with Beaumaris Castle, The Old Court Museum, and the Victorian pier.

Book a Seacoast Safari over to Puffin Island for a wonderful experience cruising out of the Menai Strait to spot some beautiful birds and marine life, even spotting dolphins and seals if you’re lucky!

The Eryri National Park can be easily reached via a scenic car journey where you will find plenty of walking routes and some of Wales’s most incredible scenery!

Whether it be holidaying with a partner, family, or friends, Gorphwysfa is the place to offer a lovely break.

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About the location

LLANDDONA

Beaumaris 3 miles; Benllech 7 miles; Red Wharf Bay 7 miles.

Llanddona is a small village on the Isle of Anglesey. Famous for its magnificent Blue Flag beach, the village also contains a local pub. The beach stretches across Red Wharf Bay to Benllech. The bay is very shallow and at low tide almost 25 square kilometres (10 sq. mi.) of sand is uncovered and provides safe bathing, perfect for wonderful family fun, fishing and miles of stunning scenic walks. The large bay attracts a huge number of waterfowl and wading birds, including shell duck, grey plover, purple sandpipers, curlew, oystercatchers and dunlin. Only 3 miles away is the delightful medieval town of Beaumaris which boasts a 13th century moated castle, lovely buildings housing excellent shops, "olde worlde" pubs, restaurants, bistros, museums, as well as a golf course and exciting pleasure boat and sea fishing trips. This is a beautiful location on the east coast of the picturesque Isle of Anglesey.