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The Moorings

Cemaes Bay, Anglesey

Features

Property Features

  • No Pets Allowed
  • Saturday Changeover
  • Wi-Fi / Internet Access
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Garden
  • Cot Available
  • Private Parking
  • Close to the beach
  • Open fire / log burner

Coastal Collections

  • Coastal Sea View Collection
Type
Anglesey Cottages / Apartment
Accommodation
9 Guests
Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms / 5 Beds
Bathrooms
3 Full

About this listing

The Moorings is a ground floor apartment on the edge of the water overlooking Cemaes Bay. Originally the ground floor was part of a house built for a “Sea Captain”. The property has kept many of the original late Edwardian features.

The large shared garden forms part of the sea wall, allowing direct access to the beach. The costal path passes directly outside the garden gates providing great coastal walks in either direction.

Highly rated on TripAdvisor, it has breath taking views from its position on the edge of the idyllic village  of Cemaes.  Less than 5 minutes walk to the shops, pubs and cafes.

The Moorings provides an ideal base for exploring the area. The large garden provides plenty of space for kayaks, plus storage for bicycles, fishing and beach equipment. For the adventurous there is a small slipway steps away from the gate which provides excellent launching for small sailing dinghy’s and kayaks.

A fantastic location for a family holiday, walking, kayaking, sailing, cycling, birdwatching or fishing. A real versatile location !

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Details / Description

The setting of The Moorings is really quite special, offering breath-taking sea views of Cemaes Bay across to National Trust land.

Whatever time of the year, this beautiful property offers exceptional views of the harbour and Cemaes Bay from the sunroom, lounge and two of the bedrooms.

Cemaes is a small fishing village with colourful houses, shops (Post Office, pharmacy, village stores) pubs, cafes and a Doctors surgery. It is located on the north coast of Anglesey and is a good starting point for coastal walks and bird watching. There is a nature reserve a few miles away at Cemlyn which is renowned for its bird watching and Church Bay further along the coast boasts a lovely beach with bistros serving locally caught lobster and crab.

At the eastern end of the village is a broad, flat, sandy beach which offers a great venue for sunbathing, swimming and water sports.

This apartment can sleep up to 9, book in combination with The View @ The Moorings to accommodate a group of up to 14.

 

Property description

Kitchen
The kitchen is spacious. It is well equipped with a cooker, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, kettle, coffee machine, toaster, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Wrap Around Sun Room
A long wooden table in the spacious dining area where panoramic windows provide stunning views of the sea and bay. There is also a comfortable seating area, a cane two seater sofa, two single chairs and a bench – great for enjoying a morning coffee as you watch the tide come and go!

Lounge
The light and airy well-proportioned lounge has the original ornate wooden fire surround with an integrated log burner, perfect to provide a welcoming glow and warmth on a winter evening. The white beamed ceiling and glass panelled doors give a feeling of lightness and airiness enhanced by the spectacular views out to sea. There is a 3-seater sofa, three armchairs, a 43 inch TV with Freeview and DVD player and a Bluetooth speaker. Books and DVDs are to be found on the shelves of the dresser.

Bedroom 1: En suite
King-sized bed with new “Eve” mattress and sea views across the bay.  The white beamed ceiling brings plenty of character to this double bedroom which also contains matching bedside cabinets and a triple wardrobe with shelves for plenty of storage.  The small en suite (newly added in 2019) contains a powerful shower, heated towel rail and toilet.

Bedroom 2
This bedroom contains two sets of bunk beds (1 is a triple bunk with a double on the bottom). There is also a double wardrobe with draws, 2 further draws under the beautiful window seat with views onto the beach and a couple of beanbags.

Bedroom 3
This double bedroom contains bedside cabinets and a chest of drawers in the fitted wardrobe.

Bathroom
A white-tiled bathroom contains a full-size bath with over shower, toilet, sink and a heated towel rail.

Shower Room
Next door to the bathroom is a spacious shower room with a walk-in shower, toilet, sink and a heated towel rail.

Entertainment


43 inch TV, Freesat, DVD player with selection of DVD’s, Bluetooth speaker and a selection of games and books in lounge and sunroom (explore the sea chest).  A pair of binoculars are provided – you might just spot a seal and bird-watching becomes a habit!

Outside

A private decking area with table and chairs for The Moorings can be accessed through the sunroom. The property has the benefit of a very large garden overlooking the bay which is shared with the upstairs apartment.

There is a further decking area perched on the cliff – another perfect spot to read the morning newspaper!

Beach equipment including deck chairs, crabbing lines, buckets and spades are all available in the garden storage area. There is a covered hanging area for wetsuits to dry and washing line in the garden.

There is off road parking for two vehicles, with additional free parking spaces only meters away next to the seawall.

Access to the property is via steps all with handrails: 4 steps up from the lower garden gate and 11 steps down from the car park. Once inside the apartment is on one level other than a step down into the sunroom.

Essential information

  • Incredible sea views, right on the beach.
    • Ground floor bedrooms (Property is elevated for fantastic views).
    • Linen and towels provided (not beach towels)
    • Central heating with log burner
    • Private parking for 2 vehicles
    • Internet access
    • Walk in shower, heated towel rails.
    • Can be booked with the top flat (The View @ The Moorings) to accommodate 14
    • Cot and highchair

Security Deposit – The Moorings requires a £150 security deposit.
On behalf of the homeowner we reserve the right to charge guests the cost of rectifying damage, caused by the accidental, deliberate, negligent or reckless act of the guest to the property or structure. This will be done by Pre-authorising a credit card. A Pre-authorisation is a temporary hold of a specific amount of the available balance on a credit card. The Pre-authorisation is not a charge and no funds will be debited from your account.

Things to do / Places to Visit nearby

Cemaes Bay Harbour and beach – Cemaes is a gorgeous, unspoilt coastal village on the North coast of Anglesey, the most northerly village in Wales with a lovely little harbour and a wide sandy beach.

Llyn Alaw – Enjoy a stroll along this large Anglesey reservoir. It covers 770 acres and has a number of walking trails along the water. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a destination for over-wintering birds. There are also wildflowers, butterflies and bird hides where you can look out for the variety of birds that visit the lake.

Melin Llynnon Mill – Melin Llynnon, or Llynnon Mill, is a gristmill located on the outskirts of the village of Llanddeusant on the island of Anglesey. It is the only surviving working windmill in Wales. Lovely homemade food in the cafe.

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Details

  • Guests: 9
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Beds: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Type: Anglesey Cottages / Apartment
  • Property Reference: CH215
  • Walking distance to beach: 0 min
  • Walking distance to shop: 10 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: 0 min
  • Driving distance to nearest town: 15 min

Accomodation

Double Bedroom
1
2 Guests
Double Bedroom
1
2 Guests
Quad Bedroom
3
4 Guests

Terms & rules

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

19 Reviews

  • The Property: A lovely property in a fantastic location overlooking the bay
    We took the downstairs apartment which offered comfy beds and plenty of room to spread out, with garden to rear and a great little veranda to the side for coffee time or lunch. The lounge area is very cosy with full size TV and and a variety seating
    Owners provide full kitchen utilities and a washer and dryer. with extremely helpful owners if assistance is ever required.,

    Location: The walks on the cliffside are to die for and there are several decent restaurants close by the ‘Gladys’, less than a mile away , we found the best quality in terms location atmosphere and food good and the ‘Trecastle’ in Bull Bay also decent. We did not try the local pub The Stagg, as it was a little too small for social distancing.

    Last., but not least, we found excellent service from Coastal Holidays.

    A good time had by all.

    Sept 2020

  • Lovely apartment with a view to die for. Spacious, clean and well equipped. We will definitely return

    Oct 2020

  • Fantastic holiday. Loved Cemaes Bay and loved The Moorings. The house was well equipped and the service was excellent. We are already looking forward to returning.

    Sept 2020

  • This property was bright and clean and spacious with many pleasant aesthetic touches. The views from many of the rooms as well as from the garden are fantastic. It was wonderful to be able to climb out of the garden over the stile and scramble down the rocks to the sea. With 2 young people suffering badly with CFS/ME we only left Cemaes itself once, and they hardly left the property, but there was still plenty to appreciate and for the healthier members of the family to enjoy too.

    August 2020

  • The Moorings was a perfect venue for holiday. Its’ location is perfect, on the coastal path and overlooking the ever changing scenes of a coastal bay. We four ladies go away each year for a catch up. After our walks we relaxed with books admiring the peaceful outlook. The house is perfectly appointed with every requirement you could think of. There is a good convenience store and a cafe that serves good food. The only down side was that we were only there for 3 days!! As the saying goes ‘We will return’

    Sept 2019

  • First stayed in The Moorings in February 2017 when storm Doris hit the coast. The property was up for sale at the time.

    New owners have done a great job of giving the house new life, looks much better with its new paint job, great ensuite and fabulous shower!

    We’ve had a great week, weather got better and better. Long walk to Bull Bay via porcelain works and brick works, well earned pint at the pub before being picked up. Saw a seal, lizard and lots of nesting sea birds.

    Fishing as usual, no fish. Two dog fish caught in the bay near powerstation. And of course, we got crabs on the crab lines. Gobis and shrimps in the rock pools

    April 2019

  • We’ve had an amazing 3 weeks here and having stayed at the Moorings for several years, have really appreciated the improvements made so far. Cant wait to see what’s next.

    Will be back next year!

    Aug 2018

  • A great week with fab weather. Thank you, we’ll be back.
    Ps the bay view hotel and restaurant is lovely, booking recommended.

    July 2018

  • Lots of quiet reading, resting areas- the side decking was a real suntrap in the afternoon!
    Highly recommend the Stingray Fishing trip down on the harbour £20pp Kids also loved the park. 5 mins walk

    July 2018

  • A very well stocked house, the kitchen equipment is amazing – do check around before you buy anything. We luckily had lovely weather so enjoyed the gardens! BBQ etc.

    Bins – we put the relevant bins out and they only emoted recycling – Good luck with that’s.

    Bathroom tap a little loose be careful before you turn it off.

    Gorgeous decking area at the top! Enjoy

    Gorgeous layout. Conservatory layout amazing!

    The small shed is really well stocked = have a look before you buy

    Aug 2018

  • The Moorings is simply a wonderful place to stay – the location is just perfect! We have thoroughly enjoyed our week here – spent mainly kayaking around the bays nearby, but also just sitting back and enjoying the stunning views from the house.

    Thank you so much for keeping the house so well stocked – the children’s toys and the ‘dot-to-dot’ books were particularly popular this week, we never sort of activities to choose from!

    Top Tip – the crabs round here love bacon! – there are plenty of crabbing lines and buckets ( as well as a whole host of other useful items) in the shed. Oh and the outside shelter is just brilliant for hanging up wet wet suits and life jackets – so useful.

    Thank you for a fantastic week – we hope to be back again very soon!

    Aug 2018

  • Just come back from April bank holiday weekend at the Lower Flat The Moorings and we all really loved it. Waking up to the sea in your back garden is just magical, its a lovely place and there’s always logs for fire and bits in kitchen cupboards which you don’t get in normally get with a letting place also games and books for the kids . Really really lovely holiday And will definitely go back again .

    April 2017

  • Stayed at the Lower Flat, The moorings in July 2015 and have already booked our next break. A fantastic house with all the comforts and facilities that you would expect- microwave, toaster, ironing board, washer, dryer etc but what makes this house really special is it’s location and the amazing views of the bay. The house has beautiful views, especially from the dining room. The back garden is literally on the beach. Straight over the garden steps and you’re on the beach. Even in the summer holidays the beach was empty and felt like part of the back garden. If you get bored of the beach there are plenty of places to go for day trips and in walking distance are shops, a pub and a great park with a very fast zip wire. Go out the back garden and you will find yourself on a beautiful coastal path which goes on for miles. The kids absolutely loved this house and the surroundings as did the adults and it made for the perfect holiday.

    July 2015

  • Exceeded all expectations! The outside area allowed the kids to play safely and the adults the opportunity to relax, taken the views and appreciate the fantastic weather from the well placed areas of raised decking. Access to the beach could not be easier and the locale services just up the road. We all had a great stay.

    June 2016

  • “The property was large and spacious with great views. We had a great time there and would definitely stay there again. ”

    Sept 2015

  • “This is the 3rd year we’ve hired this house and it’s lovely. A perfect location and an amazing view. ”

    Aug 2015

  • “Our family had a wonderful stay at the moorings. The children loved the toy room and the adults loved the views and comfort of the flat. We particularly liked the conservatory where we spent most of the time when not out at the beach which is so close it was perfect for the little ones to access. I am currently in the process of booking for next year.”

    July 2015

  • “If your looking for a hoilday where it’s nice and quiet and not full of people then this place is for you .the location of the house is perfect and the sea is in your back garden ”

    April 2015

  • This flat was perfect for us, it’s in a perfect spot too with super views. The toy room was brill and my 2 year old loved the toy cars! My only moan would be lack of kitchen equipment, no children’s cups and only 4/5 adult glasses (we bought and left 8 plastic cups for your cupboards) only a few teaspoons too and the bowls aren’t great for children. There is only 1 bin (none in the loos or bedrooms) but these are just small moans, we will defo be staying again!

    Aug 2014

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