Tros Yr Afon

Tros yr Afon is a peaceful Georgian holiday cottage with stunning sea views in the beautiful town of Beaumaris, Anglesey. 

The minute you enter Tros Yr Afon, you will feel at home. It is an incredibly peaceful Georgian cottage filled with light and is just short of giving you a hug upon arrival. This is the perfect Beaumaris bolthole for family and friends and sleeps six guests and has the added luxury of private off road parking for two cars – a joy in Beaumaris!

Tros Yr Afon is one of those immediately appealing spaces. Super-comfortable furnishings with modern luxuries, but with original features still present to remind you how long this cottage has been guarding those views. What strikes you most is how at home you will feel – and the more people return here, the more they feel this. The owner really wants you to relax and not worry about anything.

Walk into the sun-filled kitchen and sit on the window seat to drink a quiet cup of coffee – with a slice of homemade cake and views to write home about, you will love it. The playroom calls out to the children the minute they see it. Full to bursting with wonderful toys that draw them into a world of make-believe. You can relax knowing they are safe and entertained. A little time to yourself or the perfect place to join their world.

The kitchen is fully equipped for all types of cooks and with a table that seats eight, you know you are going to enjoy sitting down to leisurely mealtimes. No need to pack the car to the roof as everything you need is here ready for you, even picnic ware!

Across from the kitchen is the ground floor bedroom with the most enormous super-king sized bed! With heavenly crisp linen and thick mattresses that are just so comfortable and gorgeous views from the French windows. You will love this bedroom. With a bookshelf full of great books, radio and a comfy chair to sit on, this is a bedroom to relax in. And for those who love to watch television or a DVD in bed – there’s a television just for you.

A modern shower room sits next door with a large wardrobe for your holiday clothes. Past the stairs, there is a utility room with a washing machine and an extra freezer. Grab the keys from the hook and you can explore the wild garden out back. Bug hotels and bird feeders await those who love to watch nature at its best. Apple trees and blackcurrant bushes flower and fruit for guests to enjoy. A picnic table sits patiently for those that love to bbq in the privacy of their own back garden. Sit quietly on the benches and enjoy the bird song – you will find it hard to believe you are in a town.

The old Ty Bach (outside loo) is now a room with a large Belfast sink and a storage area for buckets, spades, crabbing lines and nets that the owner is happy for you to borrow. Once you have finished having fun on the beach, you can wash off your sandy wetsuits here and hang them up to dry at Tros Yr Afon, ready for another day of fun.

Wander up the beautiful original winding wooden Georgian stairs to an enormous upstairs sitting room. Such a wonderful room with window seats to watch the ever-changing sea and mountain views. Snuggle up on the large sofas and enjoy catching up with each other in front of the open coal fire.  For lovers of views there are two window seats ready to watch the mountains change colour with the seasons, and the sea calm you whatever the weather.  A Bluetooth sound system, Smart tv, DVD player and a huge selection of DVDs and games await those who wish to relax.

There are two further bedrooms upstairs. A large bedroom with a king-size bed overlooks the Menai Strait and Snowdonia mountains. Wake up to this amazing view. As the light starts to highlight the mountains, you know you are in for a heavenly stay. The final bedroom has twin full sized single beds that are equally as comfortable as the other beds, so adults will be just as happy as the children are. There are travel cots for those that are not quite ready for the “big beds”! Twins? Not a problem there is two of everything!

The family bathroom awaits you on the mid landing. A large bath for relaxing in and a shower over for those who are ready to get up and explore! A beautiful garden greets you as you brush your teeth planning your next adventure.

With two gardens to choose from you can follow the sun. Eat your breakfast and lunch at the picnic table in the front garden or sit on the bench to read quietly and gaze at the mountains. Later in the day, you can move to the back garden where the sun shines in the afternoon and early evening. Another picnic table for those who like to eat al fresco sits in the middle of a large lawn. This is a magical back garden that allows peace and quiet or the kicking of footballs. If you look carefully you may even find a few fairy doors.

The final icing on the cake is off road parking. You can park outside the cottage if you wish or you can use the off road parking just a little further down the road. It is wonderful to have a choice.

Beaumaris allows everyone to take a rest, even the car – with so many incredible historic sites to visit all within walking distance there really is no need to travel anywhere for the first few days.  Beaumaris Castle cries out for aspiring knights, climb the stairs to marvel at the incredible views.  Visit the Gaol, Courthouse and Beaumaris Pier…pop into the RNLI Lifeboat Station and learn all about our modern day brave knights.  Splash in the paddling pool and swing on the swings, grab an ice cream from Redboat and sit with your legs dangling over the sea wall.  Heavenly views will absorb you – the sea lapping at the shore and the mountains rising up majestically.

Explorers get ready – with the Anglesey Coastal Path on your doorstep there is no excuse not to discover Anglesey. With easy and more challenging routes, there is something for everyone.  Fancy climbing Snowdon? Walking boots on and off you go! There is also a train for those who would rather not walk. Visit Penmon Lighthouse, Newborough Beach, Llanddona Beach, Moelfre or venture up to Holyhead and visit South Stack – an incredible RSPB Nature Reserve. Elin’s Tower is a must.

It is so easy to get everywhere from Beaumaris and yet a joy to return to – park your car and walk to all the restaurants, pubs and shops.  A simple stroll to Ena’s Newsagent’s to buy the morning paper and then home via Central Bakery, where freshly baked bread ensures a leisurely breakfast.  Such a pleasure.

A peaceful Georgian holiday cottage which can sleep up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms. Sea and mountain views. Private off-road parking for two cars.

  • Please note there are wooden stairs to the upstairs sitting room
  • Reduced occupancy rates for couples 1 November – 31 March (please note rates will appear when you request 2 people to stay in the Number of Guests section)
  • Changeover days are Friday (4 pm check-in/10 am check out) and Monday
  • Short breaks available at certain times of the year and flexible bookings may be possible between 1 November and 31 March 
  • Fruit trees in the back garden – guests invited to pick fruit
  • Two fully enclosed gardens
  • Off-road private parking for two cars
  • Fully equipped kitchen with two larder fridges (one with icebox), electric hob and double oven, microwave, toaster and kettle
  • Nespresso Coffee Maker with complimentary pods
  • Ground floor bedroom with super-king bed, tv with DVD, radio, hairdryer, chair and books
  • Ground floor shower room with lavatory, basin and heated towel rail and room off has wardrobes
  • Downstairs playroom with Smart TV and DVD player, a range of toys, books and DVDs for all ages. 
  • Utility room with 8kg washing machine, ironing board, iron and freezer with 4 drawers
  • Outside Belfast sink for rinsing off wetsuits/sandy items
  • Family bathroom with lavatory, basin, heated towel rail, bath and shower over
  • Main bedroom with king-size bed, wardrobe, dressing table, chair, hairdryer – with sea and mountain views
  • Upstairs twin bedroom with full-sized 3ft beds and built-in wardrobe
  • Large upstairs sitting room with Smart TV, DVD, Bose Bluetooth speaker, two sofas, window seats and open fire
  • Open coal fire (coal and kindling for first fire supplied end September – mid-April)
  • Within easy walking distance of Beaumaris town centre
  • Repeat guests: please note the downstairs bedroom is a super king bed and does not separate into single beds any longer
  • Repeat guests: the toys left in the playroom are cleaned or rotated, where applicable, after each booking.
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Storage for bikes and kayaks in the garden shed (access from behind the house)
  • Gas central heating and constant hot water
  • Travel cot, single bed safety barrier, high chair and changing mat (2nd high chair and travel cot available upon request – at time of booking please)
  • Electricity and gas included
  • Room to store a small boat in the back garden, please enquire
  • Picnic bench in front and back gardens
  • Bench in the front garden
  • WiFi throughout the house
  • Please note a bbq is not available at this property
  • Strictly no smoking in the house or gardens please
  • Please note: a 30% deposit (excluding last minute bookings) and a booking fee is required at the time of booking.

“Had the most amazing stay. The cottage is stunning. We all instantly felt at home. Everything was so clean and anything we needed was supplied.  So many little touches that made our stay so very special.  A lot of work has been put in and was very much appreciated. Already planning our next visit!”

“Sampled every type of weather whilst here – rain, wind and even hail! – The sun appeared for a little part of our stay but none of this dampened our experience. A lovely cottage in a lovely area, will definitely be back!”

“It think it only needs one word to describe our stay – Fab-u-lous!”

“A truly relaxing home, so comfortable , clean and well equipped.  The views are amazing; so very grateful for window seats!  Everything has been thought of with nothing over-looked. The town of Beaumaris is quaint with some good eateries / cafes and atmosphere at night walking past the castle.  Jackie is thoughtful and considerate and deserves all the great reviews she has received from other guests.  We will recommend the cottage as a fabulous place to stay and definitely hope to return.”

“Another fabulous week at Tros Yr Afon. This was our second stay and was every bit as good as the first.  We returned to beautiful Newborough Beach (just ahead of the hurricane), walked the lovely coastline beyond Moelfre, bounced below at ZipWorld, climbed at Beacon Climbing Centre and walked up Snowdon.  New this year was a ride on the Welsh Highland Railway and walk back from Rhydd Du to Beddgelert. Always lovely to come home each evening to the beautiful view across the Menai Straits.  Thank you Jackie!”

“Our second time staying in this fabulous cottage!  Although the weather could have been kinder, the location and lovely homely surroundings were a joy to come back to each night. Also, cake and apple juice from the garden, fantastic! Thank you!

“Thank you so much Jackie for another wonderful stay – we absolutely  love this place! Thanks once again for your kindness and the little touches that make us feel so welcome. With love x “

“An ideal spot, a fabulous house beautifully done. Thank you Jackie for your personal contact. Our highlights were Plas Cadnant, Red Wharf Bay and Old Boathouse, Puffin Island trip, Midland Tapas and Beaumaris itself – such a relaxing and friendly place to unwind and potter into. It goes too quickly. The cake was a treat! Thank you again!”

” Lovely cottage, beautifully appointed with amazing views. Really enjoyed our stay. Would recommend The Hidden Gardens nearby for a visit.  Thanks for the lovely lemon sponge on arrival.”

“We have had a truly memorable week at this gem of a house!  The views are to die for and the decor is exceptional. Our little three year old grandson has been in heaven in the playroom and we are already looking forward to a return visit.   Many thanks Jackie for your thoughtfulness.”

“Perfection in Paradise ! A wonderful week – best ever all together.  Foel Farm recommended for children.  Lifeboat tour brilliant Richard  – thanks! I think dandelions won in the end !”

“We have had a lovely relaxing stay. We loved Beumaris and the fantastic views.  The cottage has everything we could ask for and more!  The children loved the playroom, and all the extra equipment was very helpful.  Thank you Jackie for the lovely cake; for putting our shopping away before we arrived and for all the recommendations.  We hope to visit again soon. x “

“A lovely return to Tros yr Afon, the house is as lovely as ever. We have had a great holiday and great weather, we always seem to strike it lucky in March ! Thanks for everything Jackie ! “

” 5 Star accommodation, 6 star hostess (thank you Jackie, you couldn’t have been more helpful) and 10 star views !! The best cottage we’ve ever stayed at. We hope to return! “

“Thank you for a great time! Amazing views ! And the lemon drizzle cake was to die for ! “

” Thank you so much for providing the perfect house for a truly special holiday. It’s so lovely to stay somewhere so beautiful and so well equipped. We loved Beaumaris too and the beautiful views. Thank you for thinking of all the details and for all the extra touches – flowers, lemon cake and tea, magazines, a wonderful and helpful list of things to do and for welcoming us so warmly. “

” Thank you for a wonderful stay! The owner has thought of everything – the cottage is beautiful and all the extra touches such as the fresh flowers, beautiful soft furnishing and local artwork, make this a very special place. The incredible views from the cottage and its close proximity to Beaumaris makes this a great location. It was our first visit to this area but it will definitely not be our last! Thanks again. “

” Do we have to leave? What a relaxing break, the house has a lovely calm atmosphere, just what was needed to re-charge our batteries. Appreciated the texts from Jackie and her personality was reflected everywhere in the house, loved the “refined” shabby chic and attention to detail, everything was so thoughtfully done. Don’t forget the café in Waitrose in Chester next time you go. Thank you so much, Hilary. “

” What a simply stunning house! So often holiday cottages are poorly furnished and equipped but not this one. Loved the huge sofas, comfy bed, artwork,cleanliness and the peacefulness we felt within these walls. The perfect location to unwind from the stresses of everyday life! We especially enjoyed “crabbing” on the pier, the Pier House Bistro, the Red Boat Ice Cream Parlour, a blustery walk to Llanddwyn Island and the fabulous ever changing views over the mountains. Lastly, sincere thanks to Jackie and Richard for the most fantastic welcome and care during our stay, your thoughtfulness so appreciated. A xx “

” Perfect ! This is a house you can relax and feel at home in. It clean, comfortable and well provisioned. We have loved every minute. We were lucky have a mini Indian Summer which enhanced all our trips on Anglesey. In the depths of Winter we’ll remember changing views over the water and the mountains and hope that we’ll do it all again next year. “

” Once again a fantastic week in your beautiful house – really feels like home from home – relaxing from walking through the door! Can’t wait to return ! Ever you could ask for – even including the weather !! I’m sure Jackie would organise that if she could – THANK YOU!! See you as soon as possible – bookings permitting! xxx “

” We have spent a wonderful week here in Tros Yr Afon, the cottage is a real gem. Waking to the amazing views every morning sets you up for the day! The house is a delight, so beautifully ated and every detail for a comfortable stay thought about. The beds are amazing, which meant we slept well all week – a rare thing indeed! Wonderful walks through the woods behind the house. A visit to the hidden gardens at Cadnant a real must. Walks along the Belgium Prom in Menai Bridge with spectacular views of both bridges. This beautiful cottage had everything to make our stay a memorable one – “Thank you” Jackie ! xx “

” This is our second stay in your beautiful house. Everything we could need, and more, is provided including a new Bluetooth speaker which is great. The weather has been spectacular so we have enjoyed lots of walks and eaten lots of ice cream! We will definitely be back….! “


” Thank you Jackie for everything! We have loved staying here to celebrate my birthday. What a lovely surprise to find you had baked a delicious birthday cake for me!! You are so kind! This is a most beautiful, luxurious and comfortable home and the views are spectacular (especially sunrises!). We enjoyed picking apples in your pretty hidden garden. Apple pie for dessert tomorrow! It was lovely meeting you and we wish your dog a speedy recovery. We hope to return soon! Best wishes and thanks again xxxx “

” We had a wonderful holiday in this special house – so welcoming and comfortable. Lovely furnishings and decorations – superb views and position and weather better than we expected at the beginning. Beaumaris has been a favourite for years but we’ve never been in a better holiday home – a lot of that due to Jackie who made us cakes – worried that we were warm enough, after a chilly day (we were!) and generally made us feel well looked after and trouble free. Thank you so much from all 6 of us. “

” We’ve had lovely The house is superb – beautiful furnishings, views and extremely comfortable. We were thrilled with it and so convenient for Beaumaris and lots of other attractions. The children loved it too and the playroom is a real bonus. Many thanks for your hospitality. “

” A wonderful property – so comfortable beautiful furnishings and lots of thoughtful touches. We’ve enjoyed a restful week, often just spending time in the garden – listening to the bird song, watching the boats bobbing on the water and all against a backdrop of the mountains. So good to meet Jackie – our most pleasant and helpful host (thank you !) We took up your recommendation of dinner at Dylans at Menai Bridge and a visit to the spectacular Hidden Gardens at Plas Cadnant – both brilliant! We’d certainly love to stay here again. “

” What a lovely cottage ! We have really enjoyed staying here. So much attention to detail to ensure a comfortable stay. The décor and furnishings are lovely and we really appreciated the lego in the playroom! The boys have loved that. WE recommend Newborough Beach and Penmon (lighthouse at Puffin Island). Thank you once again, we’ve really enjoyed our stay on your lovely cottage. “

” Thank you so much, we had an absolutely wonderful week. The house is beautiful and such a relaxing holiday. We will miss waking up to such an amazing view and being able to walk down into town along the water. We look forward to the next time… “

” Spectacular views, a beautiful cottage and a wonderful playroom for Isabella. Wonderful attention to detail, making it a homely stay for 3 generations ! Many many thanks. “

” Delightful house, yet again a truly memorable visit to this wonderful part of the world ! ” 

” Such a wonderful house! There wasn’t anything we needed, very well equipped. Thank you, Jackie, for a warm welcome and some great recommendations.  Newborough Beach and The Midland were excellent. We will definitely be back !  “

” Thank you for the lovely welcome – flowers, teatray and delicious lemon Drizzle Cake – and for all your advice and support, Jackie and Richard. The cottage is lovely and so very well equipped. Everything was so comfortable and clean. We have had a lovely week – my Mum has had a relaxing break and my niece and nephew loved the Play Room and the great days out. We would love to return next year. “


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