The Retreat provides very comfortable accommodation, being newly renovated with a very large bespoke dining kitchen, and private secluded rear garden enjoying the sun all day long. The Retreat has been recently renovated to a very high standard, and is ideal for smaller families, or groups of adults who are looking for an excellent base to explore Anglesey and the nearby Snowdonia National Park.
Set in grounds of over 2.5 acres, The Retreat can be let as one unit which sleeps up to 8 persons (plus a baby in a travel cot - max age 8 months), or it can be extended for larger groups/families by opening an interconnecting access door providing further accommodation for up to 19* persons (*NB: includes cot and travel cot in numbers - see property ref: 1868093 - or refer to our Terms & Conditions for further information).
The Retreat enjoys serene and peaceful surroundings overlooking Lligwy Beach. It sleeps up to 8 persons in beds (7 adults and a child up to the age of 14yrs) plus a baby (up to 12 months) in a travel cot. Guests are guaranteed an excellent night's sleep with the odd sound of waves falling on the shore, or the occasional hoot of an owl, and because of the lack of light pollution access to the stars at night are a star gazers delight.
A path from the front drive of the house provides a lovely scenic short walk to Lligwy Beach, and a second path from the rear of the property also allows for a short walk to the Pilot Boat Pub which caters for families, walkers, etc., and serves draught beer in a lovely location overlooking Dulas Estuary.
The Retreat enjoys a large fully secure and private rear garden for your sole use. The garden is south facing and benefits from the sun all day. There is ample outdoor furniture, with a large gas BBQ, a Pizza Oven and Smoker, and a gazebo for your use.
In brief the accommodation comprises a ground floor lounge and extensive dining kitchen, 3 x first floor bedrooms and 2 x first floor bathrooms as follows:
Porch entrance leading to the lounge.
Lounge with a multi-fuel log burner fire set in an inglenook fireplace, a large flatscreen TV, DVD player, HiFi, WiFi access, etc., and 2 very large sofas comfortably seating over 10 people, with extra seating on pouffes. It has French Windows leading straight into the fully enclosed private rear garden which benefits from the sun all day long. Stairs from the lounge lead up to the first floor bedrooms and bathrooms.
Extensive dining kitchen can be reached through a door from the lounge. It comes extremely well equipped and with a bespoke banqueting style dining table and bespoke bench seating for up to 19 adults, high gloss white units, a 8 hob gas range cooker with 2 large ovens and a separate grill, microwave oven, large dishwasher, washing machine, 2 x fridges and a freezer, toaster, kettle, etc.
Bedroom 1 enjoys beautiful sea and garden views, and has a double bed, with a single large child's bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and lighting to the double bed, and a wall mounted flat screen TV. Bedroom 1 also enjoys an En-Suite Bathroom comprising a walk-in power shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 2 enjoys beautiful sea and garden views, and has a double bed, cupboard, hanging space, bedside tables and lighting, and wall mounted flat screen TV.
Bedroom 3 enjoys rear garden and distant countryside views and has a triple sleeper comprising double futon style bottom bunk, with a single adult bunk bed over. It has a chest of drawers with lighting, a cupboard, hanging space and a wall mounted flatscreen TV.
Separate Bathroom comprising a walk-in power shower, toilet and wash hand basin. Bedrooms 2 & 3 share this bathroom.
Large rear garden reached via the French Windows from the lounge, and/or through the dining kitchen. It enjoys the sun all day long, and has a patio area and seating for up to 19 adults, and a large gas BBQ. The garden is completely private and not overlooked, and provides a safe and secure area for children.
Ample parking is provided with space for up to 4 cars, plus the added availability for boat storage if required (speak to the owners prior to booking to ensure this facility is available for the dates you are looking for).
Please note that a small remaining part of the farmhouse is a private one bedroom home for the owners', and/or their family who occasionally stay at Siop y Rhos.
The owners, Catherine & Steven, extend you their invitation and warm welcome here at Siop y Rhos, which is a superb base to explore the beautiful Isle of Anglesey (most places can be reached within 30 mins), and yet the Snowdonia National Park is only 16 miles away. Siop y Rhos is a friendly, warm & inviting home set in spacious grounds in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Lligwy Beach, arguably one of the best beaches here on Anglesey, can be reached down a footpath from the front garden of Siop y Rhos - during peak periods live music is played in the marquee located next to the beach cafe, and guests may also enjoy an outdoor bar, and even street food when available.
The Pilot Boat Pub with beer gardens and a children's fun bus is a short walk from the back garden of the house. This is an excellent place for families, plenty to keep the children entertained, fabulous views of Dulas Estuary from the outside garden, excellent draft beer on tap, and good quality food.
Also easily reached from the back garden is Tyddyn Mon. This is a petting farm with lots of play equipment, sit and ride tractors, nature trail, etc., and a quaint little cafe where Mums & Dads can sit and watch their children play.
There are several pubs, restaurants, amazing eat in or take out chip shop, cafes, etc., in Moelfre, Benllech and Amlwch. Also within walking distance is Llyn Blodyn Fishery which is open all year round; the Anglesey Coastal Path passes nearby the house, and the beautiful Traeth Ora and Dulas Estuary are a walk away, with Traeth Bychan and Benllech Bay being a short car ride away.
There are local Spars, Co-Ops, a small Tesco, Asda, Llidl, Aldi, etc., all a short drive away - or you could get your food delivered before you arrive. Larger supermarkets are approximately 20 mins drive away and include: Sainsbury's, Morrison's, Asda, and Tesco.
Visit the coastal town of Beaumaris with its historic Edward I castle (a World Heritage Site), Court House and Gaol, or take a cruise around Puffin Island and see the seals. A short walk from Siop y Rhos farmhouse is Din Lligwy, a 4th Century AD settlement; Hen Capel, a 12th Century Chapel; and Lligwy Cromlech, a Neolithic burial chamber. Visit Penrhyn Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Conwy Castle, Penmon Priory, and Plas Newydd Country House (National Trust), or simply choose one of the many circular walks along Anglesey's 125 miles of stunning coastline.
Traeth Lligwy is known for it's bass fishing, Moelfre for it's Mackerel, with Amlwch being a fishing favourite, or spend the day golfing. The owners have a 3 person kayak, and golfing equipment which can be made available to hire - please enquire at booking.