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Tan Y Cytiau, South Stack



Tan Y Cytiau and its outbuilding accommodations are better known by many visitors as South Stack Coastal Retreats which is a popular and highly-rated holiday lettings business operating for more than 6 years.

An outstanding location on the coast and leading to the popular South Stack lighthouse which is situated within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) which according to the RSPB "is one of the best places for wildlife in the UK". The property has the benefit of a South facing aspect enjoying spectacular panoramic coastal views over the cliffs and heathland towards the Llyn Peninsula and beyond. Located on the outskirts of the port town of Holyhead just off the South Stack Road, the town offers comprehensive shopping and most essential goods and services. Additionally, the town offers several primary schools, a secondary school, a marina, numerous hotels and restaurants as well as the ferry port to Ireland and the main line railway station offering links to the entire UK rail network. The town, which is well placed for many of the other coastal and rural attractions to be found on the island, also enjoys close access to the A55 Expressway, allowing rapid commuting throughout Anglesey to the mainland.and beyond.

Tan Y Cytiau and its outbuilding accommodations are better known by many visitors as South Stack Coastal Retreats which is a popular and highly-rated holiday lettings business operating for more than 6 years. During this period the current owners have extensively upgraded the property hand in hand with developing the business which now presents a new and exciting lifestyle and investment opportunity. This successful business is developed to the point where it could continue to be managed with minimal effort using the in-place contracted sales and marketing, housekeeping, cleaning, maintenance, laundry teams.

Tan Y Cytiau, originally a summer retreat built for Lady Antonia Williamson of Bodelwyddan Castle, is a Grade II listed property due to it being a well-preserved example of the domestic Arts and Crafts style and recognised as a key part Anglesey's early 20th century architectural tradition. Situated close to South Stack Lighthouse, one of Wales' most spectacular, it also benefits from proximity to a designated and protected RSPB Nature Reserve, Anglesey Heritage Coast and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. South Stack attracts people all year round with many groups including climbers, walkers, bird watchers, geologists, canoeists and nature lovers.

Tan Y Cytiau, served by its own long private driveway and is situated in an elevated position enjoying unmatched coastal and mountain views and comprises unique accommodations including the large main house which is dividable into two residences, a recently refurbished two-bedroom cottage, two separate en-suite rooms and a further two en-suite wooden lodges known as "pods". In all, the accommodation has been designed to flexibly accommodate groups of up to 30 people throughout the year and in 2016 \ 2017 financial year generated an income in the region of £115,000 through a winning combination of high levels of occupancy and high room rates. Still further potential exists.

There is scope for further development including an existing grant of planning permission to create 5 additional bedrooms in the extensive roof space of the main house. Furthermore, there is also a possibility, subject to permissions, of siting of additional "pods" on the 6-acre plot utilising pre-installed or nearby services. It's good to know that there is private parking for up to 12 vehicles, the property is protected by an extensive CCTV system for peace of mind and upgraded wifi ensures a good signal is enabled inside and out.

This residential property lends itself to an investor looking to maximise their return and previous financial accounts are available for viewing on request. The business is marketed on popular websites including Trip Advisor, Expedia and LateRooms as well as having its own website and email domain and a popular Facebook page. Alternatively, the business also lends itself to an entrepreneurial family who yearn for that change in lifestyle by occupying part of the house and letting the remainder of the accommodation for generating an income.

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