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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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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

Accomodation

Double Bedroom
1
2 Guests
Twin bedroom
2
2 Guests

Terms & rules

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

28 Reviews

  • 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

  • Everything about our stay was perfect. The cottage is in a very quiet street but a few minutes walk from all the amenities. Spotlessly clean and has everything needed for a holiday stay

    Oct 2020

  • Lovely cottage in a very pretty part of Beaumaris. Central location within easy walking distance to the beach/ pier and pubs/ bars. Great facilities and lovely garden and patio to enjoy breakfast outside on sunny days. Would recommend.

    August 2020

  • We had an amazing stay at guillemots, the house was so beautiful and clean. Ideal location and quiet, we really enjoyed the garden and barbecue. Customer support was brilliant. Thank you

    August 2020

  • Lovely cottage set in the heart of Beaumaris, has everything you need for a stay. Very comfortable, clean and welcoming. Second visit to this property over the New Year, would like to visit in the spring/summer months and make full use of the garden.

    Jan 2020

  • This was our second stay in Guillemot and we will definitely book again. The cottage has everything you need, is beautifully presented with lots of interesting decoration and centrally located in Beaumaris. Guillemot has the added bonus of a private, peaceful & well kept garden at the rear with seating areas and bbq. It’s within a few minutes walk of all the amenities & the waterfront of Beaumaris.
    We buy a weekly parking ticket for the green on the front which gives you easy access with a pass & perfect for parking overnight. It’s a couple of minutes walk from the cottage. A holiday cottage that feels like a home from home.

    July 2019

  • Thoroughly enjoyed the cottage. Lovely garden for glass of wine. Loved the decor and particularly the sun room. Good central position. Parking not a problem.

    July 2019

  • One of the nicest and most comfortable places I have ever stayed.was ideal.maybe a sign for the step down into bathroom has it kept catching us out.

    June 2019

  • This cottage is in a great position to walk out into Beaumaris. It does not have its own parking but we were always able to park just down the road and you can unload outside of the house.

    June 2019

  • Quiet position but close to amenities. Fairly well equipped. Very clean. Beds comfortable. Nice to have garden to sit in.

    June 2019

  • Great cottage! Heating and lighting on for our arrival so felt very welcome!
    Cottage perfect and v comfortable.
    Dont let parking put you off!
    Will return

    Jan 2019

  • A true home from home. Guillemot was lovely to come back to after a day out. All the home comforts, lovely log burner to sit by in the evening (we were there over the New Year). when it went chilly, clean and spacious for a cottage. Would like to go back in tbe summer and take advantage of the lovely garden. Although no parking available, we were able to find somewhere close by or used the main parking on the green. 2mins walk. Would highly recommend this cottage .

    Jan 2019

  • ‘ Guillemot ‘ was an excellent choice . The design standard was very high , the fittings were of excellent quality , the house was light-filled and comfortable and we were provided with everything we needed . The supply of firewood in the form of logs was very welcome . The beds were comfortable , the garden was beautiful – we were particularly taken with the walnut tree . Our only regret was not being able to stay for longer . And so convenient – only a three minute walk to the shops . Minor parking problems but everything else more than compensated for this . The information folio was very useful . The local highlight for us was the ‘ Secret Garden ‘ of Cadnant which deserves more attention than it receives . Beaumaris is a beautiful and welcoming town .

    Sept 2018

  • We really enjoyed our stay at Guillemot. The house was comfortable and clean,and an ideal base. We would stay here again without hesitation. We did not want to go home and hope to return again.

    Aug 2018

  • Beautiful cottage with stylish and practical decor throughout. The living room and dining room are open plan which made it feel very relaxed. We are a family of 4 with 2 children under the age of 4. The garden was a lovely addition and the kids really enjoyed it. The place is so close to the main high street, castle and beach. The pier is beautiful and there are a few different playgrounds to take the little ones too. The cottage has everything you need and was very clean. Thank you!

    July 2018

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