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Detached Cottage In Heart Of This Beautiful Harbour Village

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Bungalow in Seahouses, Northumberland, England, UK - Cul-de-sac Location With Private West Facing Suntrap Yard

Charming 2 bedroom detached bungalow with a sheltered west-facing yard. An unusual property which oozes character and offers a high degree of privacy for such a central location. Originally the village telephone exchange, the property has been tastefully converted to offer a secluded cul-de-sac base with off-street parking for two cars. The cottage offers a quiet retreat and a perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Northumberland coastline. Little Haven is in the heart of Seahouses village with its famous harbour, shops, pubs and restaurants just a stone's throw away. Patio furniture, parasol and barbecue (stored under bunkbeds) provided.


Owner
Dylan Younger
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2017

About Dylan Younger

I am a 45-year-old self-employed father of two children, and I own the cottage jointly with my partner, Karen. We love the relaxed pace of the life in Seahouses, the cosy old-fashioned pubs, the superb wildlife and birdwatching, the stunning castles and coastal views and the countless beautiful walks along the beach and the dunes.

Dylan Younger purchased this bungalow in 2002

Why Dylan Younger chose Northumberland Coast

Karen and I both have fond childhood memories of holidays on the beautiful Northumberland beaches. We bought the cottage in 2002 when our children were very young and have enjoyed many special family holidays in it since. With lovely walks, spectacular views and acres of sandy beaches just a few minutes' walk from the front door, we have found it a cosy and convenient base from which to explore our favourite part of the British Isles. This part of Northumberland is one of the most unspoilt areas of England, and its rich wildlife and cosy character pubs and restaurants have kept us returning year after year. My whole family has, time and again, relished the relaxed pace of life offered by a break in Seahouses.

What makes this bungalow unique

In Seahouses, the stresses & strains of working life ebb away in a beautiful harbour village which has lost none of its historic charm.The shopping centres of Newcastle and Gateshead are less than an hour's drive, but also a world away. The addition of an indoor heated pool and gym at the village leisure centre has proven an added attraction, while the village's proximity to the pretty market towns of Alnwick (recently voted as the town with the best quality of life in the UK!) and Berwick, has been a great benefit. We have travelled further afield to Edinburgh (90 minutes' drive) to see the castle and the zoo, but Seahouses itself offers so much, with a warm friendly welcome, a smattering of unusual craft and gift shops, some superb pubs offering great value food & two Indian restaurants.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"A wonderful holiday and a lovely bungalow. Little Haven really does live up to its name! A real home from home" - Carol and Ray Glazzard



"A lovely comfortable cottage. Easy to feel at home and relax. Will definitely come to the cottage again - a very cozy, handy base" - Tracey and Mick Wright



"Beautiful coastline. Little Haven is very peaceful and quiet, despite being very handy for the village centre" - Jenni and Andy Ellard



"Lovely cottage, like a home from home. Everything we needed was available and beds very comfortable. Thank you for making our break more enjoyable with your beautiful cottage." - Mr Jefferson



"Our fourth time here so I think that says it all" - Jean and Jonas Smith, Ayrshire.



"Lovely cottage, clean, cozy - and ideally located for exploring the coastline and visiting attractions. All mod cons but the cottage feeling is still there" - Chapman family, York
Jun 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Seahouses in North Sunderland

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with extra-large walk-in shower cubicle, WC, washbasin, spotlights and large mirrored wall cabinet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4+2 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main bedroom with double bed, large wardrobe and bedside cabinets. Second bedroom with full-size bunk beds, large wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: While there is no internet access at the cottage, you are within range of a BT Fon wifi hotspot, which costs £5 to join for a day, or £15 for 5 days, using a wireless-enabled laptop, and payable by card. The internet connection is free for BT internet account holders. Outside: Private and secluded west-facing rear yard with patio furniture and parasol - a real suntrap! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen (but not towels) are included in the price.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Detached Cottage In Heart Of This Beautiful Harbour Village
average rating of 4.5 based on 19 reviews
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Home from home.

  • 4 of 5

The property couldn't be more perfectly positioned, set far enough back from the main Street to give you your well earned peace and quiet but also leaving you within strolling distance of anything you require.

The property itself has that duality of feeling well decorated and loved without making you feel like you need to walk on eggshells for fear of making a mess.

We'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage perfect location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at little haven for a few days, it was lovely cosy comfy cottage with everything you need. Plenty space for a family, big screen tv and DVD player and also a cupboard full of games for the kids. It's about a 5 minute walk from the harbour with shops and facilities within 50 yards! Perfect location you couldn't be any closer! Thank you for a wonderful stay. And I will say make sure you visit bamburgh castle it is beautiful and the views from the beach are gorgeous. Thank you again

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Cosy and well-loated

  • 5 of 5

Our hosts made us feel very welcome through all communications, and the cottage was charming. It's nicely located close to all of Seahouses, yet sheltered a bit away from the wind. We found that the cottage had everything we needed. It felt like a place the owners want to take good care of both for guests and for themselves! We'll definately be back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed was in the cottage which is lovely and in the center of town within walking distance of everything, shops, restaurants, pubs, harbour and beach. We walked to beautiful Bamburgh castle one day and the weather was great all the time we were there. The cottage is in a quiet area and contains everything one needs, is clean and a lovely place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Cosy,clean cottage

  • 5 of 5

Cosy little cottage tucked away from main street,but shops and harbour easy to access .Seahouses is a village with a lovely working harbour.Fresh fish/shell fish in abundance.Property is clean and well looked after and has a sun trap patio which we made good use of.Contents of cottage were as described and we found it very comfortable and cosy.Can recommend Farne Island tour and Holy Island.Also Bamburgh Castle Inn serves very good ale! Altogether a very good break.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Ideal central and cosy location

  • 5 of 5

More roomy living area than pictures appear. Close to all shops, amenities, harbour and beach. The weather prevented the Farne islands trip we hoped for, but still plenty to do with my 7 year old. Would highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Newcastle
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Links Hotel
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Seahouses
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Chathill
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
A1
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Elan Pizzeria
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Seahouses
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

No visit to Seahouses would be complete without a boat trip to the Farne Islands, with its puffin and seal colonies - one of the most impressive areas of natural history in the British Isles.

Coast/Beach:

The cottage is just five minutes walk from two of the impressive beaches in Britain - beautiful, unspoilt stretches of sand which offer superb views of the Farne Islands and the world-famous Bamburgh Castle.

Travel:

The cottage is less than hour's drive from Newcastle airport, and a similar drive from North Shields ferry port. There is plenty to see right on the doorstep of Seahouses and Bamburgh, but using a car would allow you to get the most from your visit, and explore the full stretch of the beautiful North Northumberland coastline.

Distances:

Bamburgh with its world-famous castle, is just three miles away, and the beautiful harbour village of Beadnell, with its pubs, restaurants, nature reserve and long stretches of sandy beaches, is less than 2 miles away.

Further Details:

Little Haven is right on the doorstep for some of the most charming pubs and restaurants in Northumberland - including the famous Ship Inn, a veritable treasure trove of local maritime history, overlooking the picturesque harbour.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Seahouses, Northumberland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer Holidays
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Sep 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£310
for 5 nights
From
£50
From
£60
Fri,Sat
 
 
Late Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£370
for 7 nights
£370
 
 
Early Oct 2016
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£45
From
£56
Fri,Sat
£320
 
 
October Week
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£200
for 3 nights
From
£50
From
£60
Fri,Sat
£370
 
 
Pre-Xmas
22 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£75
 
 
Xmas 2017
24 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£350
for 3 nights
From
£100
 
 
Xmas to NY 2017
27 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£200
for 2 nights
From
£75
 
 
New Year
31 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£450
for 2 nights
From
£200
 
 
Early Jan Hols 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 4 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
From
£60
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£160
for 2 nights
From
£55
From
£50
Fri,Sat,Sun
£305
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £50

Booking Notes:
Please call or email for full details of booking procedure - full payment not required until holiday start date.

Changeover Day:
Arrive from 3pm on your holiday start date - leave by 10am on day of departure. Week-long lets usually commence on a Friday.

Notes on prices:
For a full price list please go to: http://seahousescottageprices.blogspot.com
Please note that short breaks (minimum of two nights) are also available every month apart from June, July and August. Please get in touch for more details - prices start from £110 for a 2-night midweek break most weeks in January, February, March, November and December.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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