Hiding amongst a cluster of weathered trees, Erw Rhys sleeps six on a hillside near Church Bay, with sheep fields and pine forests soaring below. There are inspirational seas views and it is just a twenty minute walk from the beach. The interior is atmospheric, cottage-cosy.
On the ground floor there is a handsome wood burning stove which belts out heat from the vast inglenook. A lovely view-filled sitting room has a big friendly sofa and chairs.
The kitchen is a simple country style room with parquet wooden flooring, large oak table and the awesome views can distract you as you cook. It has a washing machine, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and cooker.
The sweet bathroom has panoramic sea views from the roll top bath so you can watch the boast sail by from the bubbles. Or have a brisk shower after a long walk.
Downstairs too is a crisp twin room and next to it a calm, uncluttered double bedroom with traditional furniture.
The large open room at the top with huge pitch pine beams has a double bed and two large skylights perfect for star gazing. It is perfect for children to play or as a third bedroom for two.
As for the garden, steeply sloping in parts, it is lovely with lawns and shrubs overlooking to rolling views.
• Accommodation can cater for up to 6 guests
• 1 double bedroom with double bed
• 1double room with two singles beds
• 1 double bed in large airy upstairs area
• Family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower
• Living area with sofa seating for 6
• TV/DVD and Freeview
• Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge/small freezer and dining table
• Cupboards in kitchen accommodate a washing machine.
• Heating via radiators (combination boiler)
• High chair and travel cot available
• Electricity and all bills included
• Parking for three cars outside
• No smoking
• On two floors
• Dogs welcome – up to three dependent upon sizes
• Mobile reception average
• Restaurant within three miles
• Pub within three miles
• Local shop within four miles
• Public transport available within a mile
A web of green country lanes lead you off the main route to the cottage hiding amongst a cluster of weathered trees. No noise, no light pollution and no neighbours. There are inspirational wrap around seas views from this uplifting, wild spot just a twenty minute walk from the beach. As for the garden, steeply sloping in parts, it is lovely with lawns and shrubs overlooking to rolling views. If you need to join the Madding Crowd then it is close to the Wavecrest Cafe, Church Bay Inn and the The Lobster Pot restaurant in nearby Church Bay. Hop over the lane and wander along the hedgerows to paddle and splash at the local beach two miles away at Church Bay. Or take a walk along the Coastal path that skirts past Erw Rhys.
Cemlyn National Trust nature reserve is on the doorstep about half a mile away with a fantastic shingle ridge, from which you may watch a host of water birds on the lagoon and walk back along the lane. On this walk you'll pass the home of the first person to fly from Wales to Ireland, Captain Vivian Hewitt, who also created the lagoon. The dam and weir at Bryn Aber changed the salt marsh area close to the house to become a wonderful refuge for wildfowl. Cemlyn Bay is part of a Special Protection Area (SPA) for birds which includes the Skerries.
The nearest local shop is in Llanfaethlu village about four miles away where you will also find The Black Lion pub which offers locally produced food and even welcome well behaved dogs is about 5 miles away. A local Pub the Church Bay Inn has drinks only about 2 miles away.
Only ten miles away is the port town of Holyhead, not just offering the convenience of supermarkets but also links to Ireland. The A55 expressway is 10 minutes giving easy access to explore the beauty of the Isle of Anglesey and with the majestic Snowdonia mountain range only a thirty minute drive away
Hikers, birdwatchers and peace-seekers will love this place so bring your walking boots and tramp the trails. Bring the binoculars too you might just spot a skylark!
It is an inspiring place where nature can provide the itinerary.
rates are subject to change until reservation is agreed and confirmed
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