Blochdy

Menai Bridge, Anglesey

  • 4 Star
  • With far reaching views over the countryside to Snowdonia on the mainland, and with unique character, is this cottage adjoining the owner's 17th Century farmhouse. Near the village of Brysiencyn close to the well-known town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll. and the lovely beach and forest at Newborough.

You can book this property from:

  • £464 per week
  • £66 per night
  • 4 Star

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds

Appliances

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower

Families

  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair

Outdoors

  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 4 miles
  • Pub 0.75 miles
  • Shop 0.75 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Pony trekking/horse riding

Accessibility

  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am
  • Max 4 adults; galleried sleeping area over lounge suitable for older child only.

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Description

Enjoy a truly warm welcome at this interesting cottage adjoining the owner's C17 farmhouse, with wonderful views across the Menai Straits to Caernarfon and Snowdonia from the garden and sun room. Situated in a rural location just outside the village of Brynsiencyn, 5 miles to the famous village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll.., 7 miles to the stunning Newborough beach and around 7 miles to the university city of Bangor.

‘Foel farm just outside the village was very popular with my children when they where younger! It has a lovely friendly atmosphere where you can feed and hold the animals, go for a fun tractor ride or short, led pony ride. There is also a café and chocolate workshop where you can see chocolates being made’ from Jacky, our local property manager

The Cottage: is full of character, mostly single storey with a few steps inside. Eira, the owner who lives next door, is on hand to help you make your holiday run a smoothly as possible. The cottage is dog friendly and an insulated kennel is available on request (the owner breeds cocker spaniels.) Central heating and plenty of parking. An open crog loft, with steep stairs leading up, provides an extra bedroom with a single bed.

The Living Room: this open-plan living/dining room and kitchen has been renovated with charm, using local reclaimed materials. There is a feature fireplace with a woodburning stove (initial logs supplied) and Freeview TV/DVD/CD and WiFi (Super Fast Fibre Broadband)There is a dining area with table and chairs.  4 x USB charging points in this room

The Kitchen: the well-equipped, handmade kitchen has a dishwasher, fridge, freezer, electric cooker and microwave.  Guests also have access to a shared washing machine and tumble dryer in a utility room. The kitchen is well set up for home cooking with plenty of pans and cooking equipment.

The Sun Room: adjoining the living room is this lovely sun room with views of fields to one side and across the garden on the other. There is a selection of smart conservatory furniture and an electric heater for the cooler days.

There are two pretty ground floor bedrooms and the crog loft.

Bedroom 1: the double bedroom with king size bed looks over the garden, has a built-in wardrobe and lots of extras such as a radio and bath robes.

Bedroom 2: is a twin room with a garden view, again with a built-in wardrobe and lots of extras.

The Crog loft: has an additional single bed and is accessed up a steep ladder so not suitable for young children.

The Family Bathroom: is a smart modern shower room, fully tiled, with a heated towel rail and underfloor heating, a corner shower cubicle with large shower head and shower seat.

Outside: at the front is plenty of parking space and a pretty cottage garden. At the back are lawned gardens with a small football goal and a paved area with seating and a barbeque. The views over the Menai Straits to Caernarfon castle are lovely.

Brynsiencyn is a small village in an excellent location for exploring some of Anglesey’s best beaches and historical sites. Just outside the village is an ancient ritual site as old as the Egyptian pyramids, which is close to some of the tallest standing stones in Wales dating from the Bronze Age. The vast Llanddwyn beach and Newborough Forest, with its cycling and walking trails, is a short drive away, as is the popular Anglesey Sea Zoo and the National Trust's Plas Newydd. Foel Farm is just outside the village and popular with children who can hold the animals and go on a tractor ride. The Snowdonia National Park is about 12 miles away with its picturesque lakes, mountains and castles.

Oil central heating included. £10 electricity included then by coin meter.

Bed linen and towels provided

Cot and high chair available

Max 4 adults

No smoking inside please

Location

                                                                        7 Things to do from Blochdy

 

1 – Well you can’t miss visiting the train station and having a photo taken next to the place with the longest name in Britain Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch!. Instagram here we come!

2 – The stunning beach at Newborough is fantastic in the summer for swimming and sunbathing but also breath-taking out of season for walking and admiring the far-reaching views. Always popular over the Christmas period for blowing the cobwebs away!

3 – Foel farm is a treat for the kids with animals to hold and feed, tractor rides, pony rides, a café and chocolate workshop, and all in a lovely setting.

4 – Enjoy award winning food in a relaxed environment at the Marram Grass near Newborough or visit the ever popular Dylans in Menai Bridge for good food in a great location on the Menai Straits.

5 – There are cycling, walking and running trails at Newborough forest, with plenty of information available. See if you can spot one of the Red Squirrels in this nature reserve? Or Walk to the tidal Ynys Llanddwyn (Llanddwyn Island) to visit the ancient lighthouse, tiny pilot house terrace museum or ponder the legend of Saint Dwynwen, the welsh patron saint of lovers.

6 – More cycling and walking can be had along the Lon Las Cefni from the coast to the town of Llangefni, mostly flat and traffic free, this is a perfect ride for the kids. Visit Oriel Ynys Mon, art gallery with permanent Kyffin Williams exhibition, whilst you are there.

7 – Drive over the famous Menai Bridge and head to the nearby mountains and lakes of the Snowdonia National Park.