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Guillemot

Beaumaris, Anglesey
Coastal Holidays

Features

Property Features

  • Pets Welcome
  • Saturday Changeover
  • Wi-Fi / Internet Access
  • Garden
  • Close to the beach
  • Open fire / log burner
Type
Anglesey Cottages / House
Accommodation
4 Guests
Bedrooms
2 Bedrooms / 3 Beds
Bathrooms
1 Full

Property Information

The cottage is located centrally within the picturesque coastal town of Beaumaris. Home to the last and largest of King Edwards I’s Welsh fortifications, Beaumaris Castle, surrounded by a partly restored moat, offer visitors a glimpse into the history of one of the most sophisticated examples of medieval military architecture in Britain. So whether you want to delve into the historical sites around Beaumaris, take a fantastic family cruise along the Menai straits for a close up view of birds and seals on Puffin Island or simply want to sample the delights of the High Street, Beaumaris is an absolutely lovely little town rich in character.

Guillemot is perfect for year round breaks and ideal for couples and families. And in case you didn’t know, a guillemot is a seabird which nests on sheer cliffs such as at South Stack on Anglesey from March to July.

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Ground Floor

Kitchen
The modern fully equipped kitchen has a dishwasher, washing machine, toaster, microwave, fridge (with ice box) and an electric cooker with 4 gas hobs.

Lounge/ Dining area
Guillemot has been sympathetically renovated and furnished with quality furniture and fabrics making this a most pleasant place to stay. The spacious open plan lounge/dining area has an attractive multi-fuel log burning stove. There is a 30in Smart TV with built in Freeview and a variety of books and DVD’S. There is a comfortable large 3-seater leather settee, two armchairs, a wooden dining table with four period chairs.

Garden Room
Beyond the kitchen is an additional sitting area with French windows opening to the patio and garden. It is furnished with Scandinavian mid century chairs & accompanying table, ideal for that early morning coffee or a quiet read at any time of the day.

Upstairs

Bedroom 1
This spacious double bedroom looks out over ‘Rating Row’. There is plenty of room for a travel cot, the room has a clothes rail, and a hairdryer in the bedside cabinet.
The room contains a hanging rail, habitat designed clothing cupboard, two bedside cabinets (with hair dryer) and individual bedside lamps for selected lighting.
There is also a large built-in wardrobe on the landing which serves both bedrooms

Bedroom 2
Twin bedroom with a view out to the garden at the rear of the property. The travel cot is stored under one of the beds.

Bathroom
The modern bathroom has a wash basin, toilet, and bath with overhead shower, shaver plugs and a large heated chrome towel rail.

Entertainment
The lounge contains a 30in Smart TV with built in Freesat and a variety of books and DVDs on the shelf. Toys for the kids are found in the basket by the back patio doors.

Outside
The enclosed rear garden is ideal for children to play. There are two patio areas, one by the house, the other at the far end of the garden, they are designed to catch the sun whilst breakfasting outdoors or barbecuing in the evening, garden furniture is supplied.

Essential Information

  •  Central heating
  • Towels and linen provided
  • High Chair and Travel cot available on request
  • On-street parking 50m, Car Park 200m
  • Internet access
  • 4 star Visit Wales grading
  • 1 Dog allowed @ £25 per booking. Pets are not allowed upstairs.  A stair-gate is located at the bottom of the stairs. Please inform us if you’re bringing a dog for your holiday. We will contact you for payment after you have booked.

 

Distance to beach
Can be reached in 10 mins on foot

Things to do / Places to Visit nearby

Beaumaris is a captivating seaside town, with its mix of medieval, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture. A ‘must’ is to take a walk through the town, starting with a stroll along the seafront, taking in the pier and the views over the Menai Strait and Snowdonia then continuing through the charming streets with their picturesque cottages, many painted in soft pastel colours.

Red Boat Ice Cream Parlour is situated in the heart of Beaumaris and brings the finest ice creams and sorbets to the beautiful resort town of Beaumaris on the Isle of Anglesey. This ice cream has to be the best in Wales (and I’ve sampled most of them!). Great selection of flavours, helpful friendly staff, and even outdoor seating. A real treat.

Beaumaris Castle. A World Heritage Site, Beaumaris Castle has a perfect concentric design, is surrounded by a water moat, and has stunning views over the Menai straits and Snowdonia mountain range. A great castle, albeit one that was never finished. The walls are very impressive and surrounded by a moat. It is worth taking the stairs up to the walls and walking around the views are outstanding.

Beaumaris Gaol and CourthouseRecommend buying the joint ticket to see both. Both buildings are pretty much as they were hundreds of years ago. Great insight into law and order and how it worked and failed back then. Including Beaumaris’s links to pirates.

Beaumaris Pier is located on the banks of the Menai Strait in the town of Beaumaris, Anglesey, North Wales. Beaumaris Pier is popular with anglers, holiday makers and children simply having good old fashioned fun catching crabs from the clear waters of the strait.

Rib Ride. Experience the tranquility of the Menai Straits, its stately homes, ferocious tides and whirlpools or travel seaward to Llandwyn Island, a rocky peninsula of outstanding beauty surrounded by white sandy beaches.

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Accomodation

Double Bedroom
1
2 Guests
Twin bedroom
2
2 Guests

Details

  • Guests: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Beds: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Type: Anglesey Cottages / House
  • Property Reference: CH055
  • Walking distance to beach: 5 min
  • Walking distance to shop: 1 min
  • Walking distance to pub: 5 min
  • Driving distance to shop: 1 min
  • Driving distance to supermarket: 15 min
  • Driving distance to pub: 1 min
  • Driving distance to beach: 1 min
  • Driving distance to nearest town: 15 min

Terms & rules

  • Smoking allowed: No
  • Pets allowed: Yes
  • Party allowed: No
  • Children allowed: Yes

13 Reviews

  • We stayed at the property for 4 nights with our dog. The cottage is situated close to the center of Beaumaris. The cottage was clean and tidy with everything on hand that we needed. It also has a lovely private enclosed garden and yard. The only thing that may cause a problem for some guests is the lack of parking at the property. We ended up having to park someway up the main road. On street parking in Beaumaris is limited as there are yellow lines everywhere. All in all a great place for a short break. We would stay at the cottage again.

    Oct 2022

  • This was our fourth stay at Guillemot & we will be back, we love it! Perfectly placed just 1 to 2 minutes walk from the centre of Beaumaris but in a quiet street. The cottage is comfortable & well equipped with a lovely light sunroom for inclement days and a beautiful garden, backing onto fields, for warmer days. No parking at the cottage but a weekly pass on the green, just a couple of minutes walk away, solves the issue. You would find it hard to find a lovelier outlook from a car park, overlooking the Menai straits!

    Sept 2022

  • Immaculate house in a perfect location for exploring the island. Beaumaris had lots of nice places to eat and was lovely to walk around. Very comfortable place to come back to after a day out. Used the BBQ twice and found everything we needed on hand. Nice touch having tea/coffee etc and milk in the fridge on arrival- and lovely Bara brith. A real home from home.

    Jul 2022

  • House is very nice and a great location. Parking on streets nearby was also fine despite it being a busy weekend. Appreciated the early check in too!

    May 2022 Guest Review from Airbnb Logo

  • Great location and lovely property, we would return again.

    Mar 2022 Guest Review from Airbnb Logo

  • We had a lovely Christmas break at Guillemot. It was decorated nicely with a tree and lots of other tasteful bits and bobs . There were plenty of logs for the wood burner and we were very cosy there . A lovely cottage and great location ! Would love to stay there again.

    Dec 2021

  • Lovely, comfortable, well thought out cottage. Great location.

    Nov 2021 Guest Review from Airbnb Logo

  • Lovely property and very comfortable. The oven would have benefited from a clean however I did request an earlier arrival time. It would be super helpful to have a welcome pack, it is not helpful to have all info online. The lovely neighbor came round as we struggled to find the internet password, with a welcome pack we would not have needed this assistance.

    Sept 2021

  • Perfect location, the cottage had everything you could want, Beaumaris is beautiful. Nothing to dislike.
    July 2021 Guest Review from Booking Logo
  • A great stay at Guillemot in lovely Beaumaris. Perfect location for all amenities. The house was clean and spacious and well equipped. Would recommend to others.

    July 2021 Guest Review from Airbnb Logo

  • This was our third visit to Guillemot and we will definitely stay again. Its situated in the centre of Beaumaris, perfect for exploring Beaumaris but also perfectly situated to visit the rest of Anglesey. The house is comfortable and has everything you need including a lovely patio area & garden at the back for when the sun shines, & a bright light garden room for when it doesn’t! Shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance. We purchase a weeks pass from the hut at the car park on the green. Open 9 to 4.30. Although it works out cheaper sometimes to buy a day pass (£5) the weekly pass enables us to go in and out of the car park whenever we need to ie out further afield for a meal on an evening – (Dylans, Freckled Angel in Menai, Gaerwen Arms in Gaerwen, Tavern on the bay in St Davids caravan Park at Red Wharf Bay to name a few.) Parking is limited close to the house but fine for unloading and loading.

    July 2021

  • Great stylish house, plenty of space and dog friendly too. A beautiful peaceful garden to relax in after fun packed days out exploring Anglesey. Lots of amazing beaches within easy drive. Parking can be problematic when the town is busy but a space can always be found although usually a short walk away.

    May 2021

  • We had a lovely long weekend at Guillemot. We arrived late and were glad of the advice to take a torch to locate the keys. The heating was on and the house was so cosy. We found everything we needed was provided. The towels and bedding were especially nice. The garden is a little sun trap – it was a treat to enjoy a cup of tea outside.

    April 2021

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