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  • Bodarfor (By The Sea)


  • Aberdaron
  • Ref: 1060
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Bodarfor (By The Sea)

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  • Ref: 1060
Property Highlights:

Coastal holiday cottage in Aberdaron 100 yards from the beach, dogs welcome, Llyn Peninsula. Ideal for sandy beaches & coastal walking

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Guest Book Comments

We have had a lovely stay in this beautiful cottage. We have loved being in Aberdaron with pubs, fish & chips shop, paper shop - all so handy. Beautifully clean, incredibly well equipped. Enjoyed so many beaches and walks around the stunning headland. We will be back.

Sue and David Francis and Sam (dog) - 15 April 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

We have all enjoyed our week in this lovely cottage. Walks on the beach every day and food / drink from the local pubs and shops – the bakery is particularly good. We only went out in the car once (to Abersoch) and spent the rest of the time in and around the village. The cottage is one of the best we have stayed in and is in a beautiful location. Everywhere seems to be dog friendly and Reilly has enjoyed his holiday. We look forward to returning, thank you.

S, J and Reilly the Dog, Cheshire - 11 June 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Lovely homely feeling as soon as the front door was opened, a real credit to the owners and cleaner/caretaker. Fantastic coastal walks with amazing views. Aberdaron is a quaint village with everything a holiday maker requires. Bodarfor will certainly be recommended to family and friends - one of the best holiday cottages we have stayed in so far. and so says Honey as well!

Pete and Mandy Taylor & Honey the cockapoo - 10 June 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Our second time at Bodarfor and it still remains the cleanest, comfortable and most well equipped house that we have stayed in. We've had wonderful sunny weather apart from today (Friday) when it has rained. Our dog (Pearl) loves the beach and coastal path as we do. The house really is 'home from home' and this has been a most relaxing and enjoyable holiday in a lovely house. I'm sure we'll be back.

Grainger - 13 May 2017
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

A lovely cottage – very comfortable and relaxing with all that is needed. The village of Aberdaron and the surrounding area are very beautiful and make for a really relaxing holiday in peaceful surroundings. We especially enjoyed bread and cakes from the bakers, and would recommend the fish and chip shop. Everyone is most friendly and welcoming. Thank you for a happy and relaxing week in this lovely blue and white cottage.

F & R , Monmouthshire - 18 June 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Bodarfor has been ideal for us, very homely and comfortable and as we hoped in a great location in Aberdaron. We enjoyed getting to know the area better, so beautiful, and hope to come again. Everything you need for a lovely holiday, wish we could stay longer !

R family, Stafford - 2 July 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Our first time at “Bodarfor” having spent many summer holidays at Aberdaron. The house is ideal – location, comfort, clean (you would not know it is dog friendly) and we will return one day. Weather was mixed but our grand-daughters ( aged 8 and 12 ) went swimming most days in their wet-suits.

J & A , Flintshire - 23 July 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

This is our fourth time staying at Bodarfor. Ideal base in a beautiful village. This is our favourite cottage to stay at in Aberdaron and we have stayed in a few ! We had two lovely meals in the Ty Newydd which has a good varied menu. Aberdaron has an amazing dog friendly beach and is great for the whole family. I recommend the ice cream / pizza shop at the back of the newsagents if you feel peckish whilst out on the beach. Amazing snacks at good fair prices and friendly service. Love coming to Aberdaron and love staying here at Bodarfor. Thanks again.

J family, Derbyshire - 30 July 2016
This review was left in the guest book at the property.

Beautiful well equipped and close to the sea. Central for coastal walking and the beach. Loved it would like to return again soon.

A trusted customer - 18th March 2019

Nice cottage a short walk from town and the beach and walks round the cove. Well stocked with plates and cups. Has a filter coffee machine which was useful. Garden is a nice size. Bed comfortable as was the furniture downstairs. One thing to be aware is the beach is not dog friendly during the peak season. Both pubs were and served good food. This fish and chip shops seems to close for the winter. The Spa, 3 minutes walk away is very useful and the people are very friendly in all the town establishments.

Reply from: Jill

From the owner:- Thank you for you review. From 1st April to 30 September dogs are prohibited on a signposted section of the beach in front of the Ty Newydd Hotel but the greater part of the beach is dog friendly. For the rest of the year there are no restrictions.

A trusted customer - 28th November 2018

Please see my review. Bodarfor was superb!

Reply from: Jill

From the owner:- Thank you for you review. From 1st April to 30 September dogs are prohibited on a signposted section of the beach in front of the Ty Newydd Hotel but the greater part of the beach is dog friendly. For the rest of the year there are no restrictions.

Reply from: Jill

From the guests:- The house was excellent - comfortable, well equipped and the location superb. We also appreciated the owners special touches for Halloween. We do hope to stay at Bordafor again.

A trusted customer - 14th November 2018

Having stayed in many holiday lets in North Wales this was cottage was comparable with others - in a great location for walking the coastal path and exploring the lanes. The house was clean and as described online with all facilities available. Seating in the living room could have been more comfortable as could have the double bed. Access issues should be highlighted in the lettings details - narrow stairs with double landing from bedroom to bathroom. We had a really enjoyable week and would return again. (Stayed in the house 10 years ago and it has been kept to a high standard in terms of décor and cleanliness).

Reply from: Jill

From the owner:- Thank you for you review. From 1st April to 30 September dogs are prohibited on a signposted section of the beach in front of the Ty Newydd Hotel but the greater part of the beach is dog friendly. For the rest of the year there are no restrictions.

Reply from: Jill

From the guests:- The house was excellent - comfortable, well equipped and the location superb. We also appreciated the owners special touches for Halloween. We do hope to stay at Bordafor again.

Reply from: Jill

Thank you for your feedback we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay.

Reply from: Jill

From the owner:- We are disappointed to hear that you couldn't get really comfortable on the new 2 seater and 3 seater sofas or the large squashy armchair. Presumably the footstool and scatter cushions didn't help. There are also 2 wooden armchairs which could be moved into the sitting room for people who prefer a more upright chair. Fortunately though the larger double bedroom and the single bedroom are on the same landing as the bathroom.

Jean Hazlehurst - 18th October 2018

Good

A trusted customer - 15th September 2018

The cottage was well situated and well equipped, apart from the lack of towels and soap. It is unusual these days to have to bring your own. A charge point for electric vehicles would be a welcome addition. This is something that an increasing number of visitors will want over the next few years.

Reply from: Jill

From the owner:-We are investigating having an electric vehicle charging point at Bodarfor. In the meantime the nearest charging point is approx 100 metres away at the Aberdaron National Trust Centre car park with further points at Rhiw 3.9 miles, and Whistling Sands 2.6 miles.

Michael Trigg - 28th July 2018

Lovely cottage. Well equipped and well appointed. We made good use of the garden since the weather was perfect...not to mention the bakery just down the hill and the beach only a few steps further that that. The dogs loved it as much as the humans. Thank you.

Ally Mcinroy - 17th June 2018

brilliant 5 star sea views all around from cottage.

C Moody - 20th May 2018

One of best cottages we have stayed in. Easy to find, very clean and tidy on arrival. Everything we could have needed in kitchen, and information pack was easy to read and straight to the point, covering all things we may have needed to know. Cottage in a lovely location to access local amenities, and beech without use of car.

P Farrell - 3rd May 2018

We only stopped there for 2 days as were had an emergency at home but we liked the cottage, nice and clean. There were some very nice little shops in the village, and the beach was brilliant for the dogs. They loved it. Coming back from the beach was a bit hairy, I am 72, and I found the hill a bit steep, lucky there is a bench half way up so you could have s rest. I also found the stairs in the cottage a bit steep aswell.

Chris - 30th June 2017
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Property Description
Coastal holiday cottage in Aberdaron beside the sandy beach, Llyn Peninsula Dogs welcome
  • At the wild and beautiful tip of the Llyn Peninsula in the pretty village of Aberdaron, this coastal holiday cottage has been lovingly restored with great attention to detail.
  • Clean simple lines, white walls, pale blue furnishings and lovely seascape pictures all contribute to the nautical theme.
  • French doors lead out to the fully enclosed garden which has a decking area perfect for eating out and enjoying the spectacular sunsets and sea views.
  • Bodafor has WiFi Internet, so take your computer, perfect for working holidays, entertainment & information.
  • Aberdaron has 2 pubs serving great meals, one with a terrace directly overlooking the beach, 2 tea rooms, the Sblash fish bar, an ice cream parlour selling award-winning ice cream and an excellent bakery with a tea room upstairs. The Spar has a post office counter and the Eleri Stores sells fishing tackle, frozen bait, newspapers, lottery tickets and freshly cooked takeaway pizza.
  • The National Trust interactive visitor centre in Aberdaron promotes the many attractions of the Llyn Peninsula.
  • The ancient church of St Hywyn's in Aberdaron was the last stopping off point for pilgrims to Bardsey Island. 
  • There is so much to see and do within 200 yards of Bodarfor! 


Interior

3 Bedrooms sleeping maximum of 5. 2 Doubles (each with a sea view) and 1 Single all on 1st floor.

Bathroom on 1st floor with toilet, washbasin and bath with shower over.

Shower Room on ground floor with shower cubicle, toilet and washbasin.

Kitchen fitted units, electric hob & double oven, dishwasher, microwave with grill, fridge with ice box, fridge/freezer (in rear hallway), TV, table and chairs seating 6.

Sun Lounge small, with 2 wooden chairs.

Lounge wooden floor with rug, 3 piece suite, Laura Ashley wicker chair, Captain's chest, with shell display, TV/Blue Ray/DVD and radio. Ample supply of videos and DVD's plus games, bookshelf with eclectic collection of reading material

French doors to patio and garden.

Utility Room at the side of the house with washing machine, tumble dryer, washing line, heavy rack for wet suits, ample storage for bikes etc.

Garden medium sized garden fully enclosed with patio, lawn and decking area with sea views, garden furniture, wooden garden shed.


Additional Information

 

Short breaks - No

WiFi - Yes

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - No

Parking - Yes, private off road parking for 2 cars

Fuel - Oil central heating inclusive June, July and August. Outside these dates £30 p/w

Dogs - 2, welcome free, may consider 3rd @ £25p/w (sorry no huskie breeds). Please call to ask.

Travel cot - No

Highchair - No

Linen - Included as standard

About the Area
Aberdaron shops and beach
  • Stroll 100 yds down to the village where there are two good pubs serving excellent food and wine and an ancient white washed cafĂ© offering lovely seafood and afternoon teas. The stunning bay and its sandy beach lie just beyond.
Uwchmynydd (N.T)
  • This is a heath covered headland above the village and is and home to a variety of rare plants and birds - an ideal spot from where to catch sight of elusive Bardsey Island which is invisible from the village or the Peninsula.
Llyn Peninsula Coastal Path near Aberdaron coastal holiday cottage
  • The Coastal Path can be joined in Aberdaron - a gentle and unhurried way to explore the rugged coastline and discover secret little bays in which to enjoy picnics!
Plas yn Rhiw Manor House (N.T)
  • A delightful manor house nearby, garden lovers will appreciate the many flowering trees and shrubs and brilliant displays of bluebells in early summer.
Abersoch, Llanbedrog Beach (N.T) & Coconut Kitchen (Thai Cuisine)
  • Visit the Art Gallery in Abersoch, beautiful Llanbedrog Beach and don't miss lively Pwllheli's quirky shops. There are peaceful wooded lanes and quiet villages inland to explore all within an easy drive of this house in Aberdaron.
  • Enjoy fresh aromatic Thai cuisine at the Coconut Kitchen in Abersoch.
Bodnant Garden NT
  • World famous Bodnant Garden (N.T) at Tal y Cafn is noted for its botanical collections and beautiful laburnum arch. The on site garden centre sells plants and stylish garden related products.
Porth Tocyn Restaurant & Flipside Jewellery, Abersoch
  • This excellent restaurant has been mentioned in the Good Food Guide every year since 1957. Be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Flipside Jewellery in Abersoch produces beautiful and unusual handmade silver jewellery on the premises. Do drop in and browse.
Neuadd Dwyfor Cinema, Pwllheli
  • Enjoy an evening out at the Neuadd Dwyfor Cinema with pop-corn, ice-cream and confectionary available in the foyer.
Glasfryn Park Multi Activity Centre, Y Ffor
  • A wonderful day out for the whole family. Choose from karting, fishing, ten pin bowling, archery, wake boarding, quads and more. Eat at one of two licensed restuarants and stock up on local produce from the farm shop.
Ffestiniog Railway & Welsh Highlands Railway, Porthmadog
  • Enjoy a nostalgic trip on this unique narrow gauge railway journey from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog.
  • The Welsh Highlands Railway journey travels from Porthmadog through the glorious Snowdonia countryside to Caernarfon. (newly opened 2010)
Days away
  • Visit Snowdonia National Park for wonderful walking and mountain biking opportunities, steam train rides, Snowdon Mountain Railway, historic buildings, industrial heritage, adventure actvities and breath taking coastal and mountain scenery.
Bodafor is a family and dog friendly coastal cottage for holidays set in a lovely location above Aberdaron beach.
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FROM £579 PER WEEK
AVG COST PER WEEK £768
FROM ONLY £16.54 PPPN
Number of Adults
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1 Adult
Number of Children
0 Children
0 Children (2-17)
Number of Dogs
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0 Dogs
* 2 free dogs then £25 per dog.
Duration
7 Nights

Duration

7 Nights

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