Captain's Beach House, AberdesachRef: 3127A
STS Grade 4+
Friday - Friday
Used to be the Captain's Beach Cabin (ref 3127)
Replaced with a bigger, highly insulated, newly built single storey beach house - completed May 2018.
Fall asleep and then wake up refreshed with the sound of the gently rolling sea when you stay at this fabulous re-designed and newly built detached beach cottage. Occupying a superb position on its own with magnificent sea views of Caernarfon Bay and the Eifl Mountains it is beautifully prepared and furnished. Stylish light fittings made of local driftwood adorn the high ceilings and wooden sighnages decorate the doors. A fully fitted kitchen, family bathroom with shower cubicle and ensuite shower room makes this a home from home that most of us would covet. Porpoises and seals are frequent early morning visitors to this coastline and if you like fishing or kayaking it's great place for sea bass and craggy shorelines. You will enjoy relaxing on the patio only yards from the beach near the small hamlet of Aberdesach and watch the orange glow of the sun descend below the watery horizon. The lounge area with 2 full length picture windows facing the sea ensuring you have the very best views possible while relaxing in front of the woodburing stove. The dining area has a further 2 picture windows and French doors to the patio. Listen to the crackle of the logs in the wood burning stove and watch the watery seascape as your relax and dine as you please. All three bedrooms, one en-suite, have sea or countryside views. Insulated with the highest quality materials, a Welsh slate roof and underfloor heating heated from the air sourced heat pump unit it will be cosy summer or winter. A small community run shop/garage in the historic village of Clynnog Fawr for your essentials is 1 mile down the road. If you can drag yourselves away from the beach, the nearest town is historic Caernarfon (6 mls). Medieval streets within the town walls hide curiosity shops, cafes, restaurants and now the steam trains of the Welsh Highland Railway starts it's journey from near the magnificent castle with it's prominent position on the harbour side. For a treat, try flights over Snowdonia from Caernarfon Airfield. Climb Snowdon from Llanberis lake (15 mls), visit Pwllheli (10 mls) marina, craft shops and a weekly market on Wednesday.
3 BEDROOMS: 1 bedroom with a Kingsize bed and an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM/WC, 1 bedroom with a Double bed and 1 Twin bedroom with two single beds. Bed linen provided, please bring your own towels.
BATHROOM/WC with corner shower cubicle and stylish free standing bath and hand wash basin.
KITCHEN: Fitted kitchen with electric hob, oven, fridge/freezer and microwave.
LOUNGE/DINER: 4 full length picture windows with un-interrupted sea & mountain views, sofa and chairs, flatscreen TV/DVD. Dining table and two full length picture windows in the dining area and French doors to the patio.
GARDEN: Private patio to the side with tables and chairs. Not enclosed.
PARKING: Private drive to the chalet with ample parking but no turning space.
HEATING: Air sourced underfloor heating, wood buring stove, fully insulated and double glazed.
ELECTRICITY: Paid by £1 coin meter.
LOGS: Not included but available to purchase locally.
PET: Maximum 2 small pets - westie size OK or one medium dog no larger than a cocker spaniel.
LINEN: Yes for full weeks only (extra charge for mini-breaks or bring your own sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers).
TOWELS: No, please bring your own.
EXTRA: No cot or high chair at the property, please bring your own if needed.
SHED: Washing machine
2020 Price Group: 26
Mini-break rules: A mini-break is a holiday for less than 7 nights and/or may start on a day which isn't the normal changeover day (Friday). This property will accept mini-breaks 21 days before the start date of the holiday.
Ms Thomas. (March 2020): "Best place I have ever stayed in terms of location, comfort and facilities."
Mrs O (Jan 2020): "Beautiful house which has been well thought out, comfortable and cosy with amazing views. We wanted somewhere that we could relax and recharge our batteries and this was definitely the place, would definitely stay again."
Ms W (Nov 2019): "Absolutely gorgeous place, location beautiful, and Captains beach house was fabulous, the owners were very helpful and friendly. It was so nice booked up again for next year."
Mr S (Nov 2019): "Beautiful beach house in stunning location. Immaculately presented throughout. Great base to visit many places."
Mrs W (Sept 2019): "Beautiful break would definitely book again. Views were gorgeous through the large windows in the day and evening. Decor fabulous. Modern but with character. Very relaxing week. Owners very helpful and friendly. Although had to take pound coins for electric only used approx 15 pounds with electric left so need not of panicked with changing as many pound coins as we did. Most relaxing holiday ever. Make sure you take walking boots to enjoy walks along the beach . Wanted to book again for next year but already booked !!"
The E Family (Oct 2019): "Lovely property in perfect location. I have given 4 stars as there is no dishwasher, pay for electric via coin meter and finally that the heating is not controllable."
Mrs B (July 2019): "Beautiful property and location"
Mr N (July 2019): "So easy to book. Another fantastic holiday. Superb accommodation"
Mr A (July 2019): "The Beach House is just fantastic; the BEST place we have stayed ....... ever. It is modern (as only built last year), comfortable and has views that are impossible to describe with any justice. We spent every evening sitting on the veranda watching the sun go down over the sea with only a passing sea bird to disturb the tranquility (as I write this i'm smiling with the memories of this time last week)."
Mrs T (May 2019): "The accommodation was lovely as were the views very comfortable and everything finished to a high standard"
Mr B (May 2019): "Where to start and what to say? A more perfectly located and well maintained holiday property you will be hard pressed to find. The Captains Cabin itself having been lovingly upgraded and revamped is absolutely stunning. The amount of care and attention that has so obviously gone into the place is amazing. The 4 huge picture windows are definitely the star attraction, looking directly out over the rocky beach and sea, literally 20 feet away. Each and every room (2 doubles (1 en suite) and 1 twin) is presented and kept to a very high, immaculate standard. The kitchen is fitted with every appliance and accessory you will need, except perhaps a dish washer which is no big deal... go on, get your hands wet! There is also a washing machine in the adjoining shed, along with more patio furniture you can shake a stick at. The living room furniture is heavenly, so comfortable and perfectly placed to dazzle you with the views and sunsets whilst sipping a hot cup of tea and reading a book. (You will probably re read the same chapter over and over again as you can't stop looking up and soaking in the view every 30 seconds) There is a dining table that seats 6 people, a large flat screen tv with a built in dvd player and a bathroom that looks like it fell out from a Country Living magazine. Outside you have the patio area, accessed by the double doors from the kitchen at the side of the property. It's a small space but plenty big enough to relax if you are lucky enough to have fine weather and the kitchen is just a few steps away so you can keep your wine chilled in the fridge for a top up. A few feet away to the side of the patio is a ring of beach stones ready laid for a fire in the evening if you are so inclined. It was full of drift wood from the beach when we stayed there but decided to remove it and go buy some logs and sticks from the local Londis shop a couple of miles up the road. It was only a few quid and saved an afternoon of scouring the beach to replace the wood. The location of the Captains Cabin in Aberdesach is great, no there aren't any shops in the immediate area (Londis a couple of miles up the road is the nearest) but Caernarfon is a few miles away with a Tesco or a Morrisons for those sausages and bacon supplies. It's the perfect base to explore Snowdonia/Anglesea, so many places and sights to see and experience and they are all less than an hour away, so your not wasting half your day travelling (though even the travelling is a joy as a new sight awaits you around every corner) Last thoughts, as I've waffled on for long enough I think... Care, love, skill and hard work have gone into making the Captains Cabin what it is today. I would ask that you bear that in mind when staying there. Treat it with the love and respect that it and it's owners deserve. Thank you for reading this far! Enjoy!"
Mr P (May 2019): "Amazing property with many unique features."
Mr W (May 2019): "Fantastic location with beautiful views out to sea and across countryside. Very well presented, modern property."
Mr N (April 2019): "We have had another brilliant holiday !!! ???? thank you for all your help and assistance???? we love this place so much !! We always make magical family memories here that we take home with us and keep forever!!???? so for that THANK YOU xx can't wait to come back in July xxxx Beautiful location and a beautiful beach house !!!!"
L & G (March, 2019): "It is more beautiful than the pictures! You know I said about squatting well! It lovely,warm and welcoming. We are still sat in our pyjamas chilling, just what we need. The thought that's gone into the decor is amazing, you have a very talented husband, love the lights, the bathroom door, the big metal clock in the hall is stunning... You have created a haven of peace and tranquility. Thank you for letting us share it."
Ms S (March, 2019): "The property is beautifully furnished with breathtaking views that I could never get tired of. Could not find anything negative at all with this property (which must be a first, I usually find something!)"
Mrs T (March, 2019): "Beautiful cottage everything about it was perfect. Magical setting, fantastic views of the sea and mountains. Will definitely book again."
Mrs R (December, 2018): "Went for Christmas week what a wonderful relaxing holiday. Captain's beach house is absolutely stunning been beautiful renovated to a high standard... it doesn't get much better than this with the sea and beach on your doorstep."
Mr G (October, 2018): "Stunning beach house, very comfortable clean and spacious, fantastic views, watched dolphins from living room, can't wait to return."
Visit Wales Grading From 2019: 89.71%
Visit Wales Comments: "Located adjacent to the beach and set in a fabulous location... Most attractively presented with a contemporary ambience, designed to make the most of it's fabulos location with double aspect windows from the living room. Captain's Beach House offers a Five Star quality property with a 4 Star Grade being awarded (only due to the fact the there is no dishwasher, no stand alone freezer and £1 Coin Meter).
Please note: A returnable £200 Good Housekeeping Deposit will be required before we will give you the key safe code. Our experience shows that this procedure results in an all round better holiday for everyone, as our holiday home owners are prepared to offer better quality properties for guests and all guests fully respect the property and so make manageable the process of preparing the property for the next guest's full enjoyment. Nearly all our guests are respectful people and the Good Housekeeping Deposit is fully refunded. We have a high proportion of returning guests who are appreciative of our service and the high standard of accommodation that we strive to provide. Please be assured that STS is a Visit Wales/Welsh Assembly Government Accredited agency. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.
We strongly recommend that you take our Cancellation Protection (see Terms & Conditions). If you continue you will notice that during the next booking steps this will automatically be selected for you and the price will increase, so simply de-select them on the bookings screen if you already have holiday insurance or if you do not want any cover.
The Pet Charge for all properties accepting pets is £20 per pet.
After your stay, we ask you kindly to please leave the property as it is found, in a clean and tidy manner. This includes replacing the furniture if you have moved them, emptying all internal bins, clean and put away plates etc., clean work tops and surfaces and hoover the floors.
No Smoking: We want all our guests to enjoy an odour free environment when they arrive at their property. We therefore prohibit smoking within the premises in ALL our properties. A 'Refreshing Charge' will be levied on guests who smoke in properties. A No Smoking Policy may form part of a property's statutory Fire Risk Assessment.
Mini-breaks & Weekends: In most cases, bookings that are for less than 7 nights in the season (Easter to the end of October) are only bookable at short notice. Out of season (November to last week before Easter) is more flexible. The mini-break rules for each property is stated on the description. Weekend booking requests that do not start or end on a property's change-over day or cross over more than 1 week, are at the discretion of the property owner. Please feel free to call us to discuss your requirements.
Access is alng a 50m grassy drive and parking is allowed to the front. There is nowhere to turn
and more than one car must be nose to tail. There is ample parking at the begining of the drive in the free car park.
There are 3 steps to the front and a ramp to the side,it is suitable for the less able but not for fully disabled as there are steps.
|Period||Week Price||3 night price|
|07 August 2020 to 20 August 2020||£ 1362||£ 1090|
|21 August 2020 to 27 August 2020||£ 1347||£ 1078|
|28 August 2020 to 03 September 2020||£ 1132||£ 906|
|04 September 2020 to 17 September 2020||£ 947||£ 758|
|18 September 2020 to 24 September 2020||£ 832||£ 666|
|25 September 2020 to 08 October 2020||£ 667||£ 534|
|09 October 2020 to 15 October 2020||£ 802||£ 642|
|16 October 2020 to 29 October 2020||£ 887||£ 710|
|30 October 2020 to 10 December 2020||£ 597||£ 478|
|11 December 2020 to 17 December 2020||£ 887||£ 710|
|18 December 2020 to 31 December 2020||£ 1307||£ 1046|
|01 January 2021 to 07 January 2021||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
|08 January 2021 to 04 February 2021||£ 697||£ 558|
|05 February 2021 to 11 February 2021||£ 767||£ 614|
|12 February 2021 to 18 February 2021||£ 902||£ 722|
|19 February 2021 to 25 February 2021||£ 767||£ 614|
|26 February 2021 to 25 March 2021||£ 697||£ 558|
|26 March 2021 to 01 April 2021||£ 987||£ 790|
|02 April 2021 to 15 April 2021||£ 1047||£ 838|
|16 April 2021 to 29 April 2021||£ 902||£ 722|
|30 April 2021 to 27 May 2021||£ 987||£ 790|
|28 May 2021 to 03 June 2021||£ 1407||£ 1126|
|04 June 2021 to 01 July 2021||£ 1117||£ 894|
|02 July 2021 to 08 July 2021||£ 1232||£ 986|
|09 July 2021 to 15 July 2021||£ 1407||£ 1126|
|16 July 2021 to 22 July 2021||£ 1447||£ 1158|
|23 July 2021 to 19 August 2021||£ 1462||£ 1170|
|20 August 2021 to 26 August 2021||£ 1447||£ 1158|
|27 August 2021 to 02 September 2021||£ 1232||£ 986|
|03 September 2021 to 16 September 2021||£ 1047||£ 838|
|17 September 2021 to 23 September 2021||£ 932||£ 746|
|24 September 2021 to 14 October 2021||£ 767||£ 614|
|15 October 2021 to 21 October 2021||£ 902||£ 722|
|22 October 2021 to 28 October 2021||£ 987||£ 790|
|29 October 2021 to 09 December 2021||£ 697||£ 558|
|10 December 2021 to 16 December 2021||£ 987||£ 790|
|17 December 2021 to 30 December 2021||£ To be confirmed||£ To be confirmed|
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