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House with Garden, Woodburner and WiFi Sleeping 7 Near Beadnell and the Coast

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House Near Beadnell, 5 Minutes To Family Beaches, Cycling, Golf, Bird Watching, Walking. NB - NO PETS, SORRY

Woodlea is a charming semi-detached house, modernised to a very high standard. Open-plan ground floor with wood burner in sitting area, TV, DVD, WiFi, stereo and iPod connection, dining area and well-equipped kitchen. Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms over 3 floors, 2 bathrooms, one en-suite. Children’s play-area on top floor with X-box and TV. Private, sunny garden in a peaceful setting, with a large enclosed garden patio area perfect for barbecues and alfresco dining and further decked area overlooking a stream and woodland, both with garden furniture. Situated within the Northumbrian AONB, on a coastal bike route, the house is 5 minutes drive from the spectacular coast, with golden sands, rock pools, harbours and all its amenities - golf courses, coastal and inland walks, castles, nature reserves and islands including the Farne islands bird sanctuary and Holy Island. It is 8 miles from Alnwick with its famous gardens, castle and quirky second hand book shop, and Alnmouth with its rail link to London. PLEASE NOTE: we do not accept bookings for short breaks from the beginning of May to the end of September.

Siobhan Goodfield
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2018

About Siobhan Goodfield

About the owner

I am a mother of three now adult children and our family has always enjoyed holidays in beautiful Northumberland since my childhood. While the children were teenagers we used the house solely for family holidays but for the last five years have let it for certain times of the year as well.

Year purchased: 2006

Siobhan Goodfield purchased this house in 2006

Why Siobhan Goodfield chose Chathill

We bought this house having been charmed by the setting, its space and its proximity to the best of many pleasures in Northumberland: the beaches with their golden sand and dunes, castles and stately homes and gardens, and the magical islands of the Farnes, including Lindisfarne itself, and all of this whilst being away from the crowds of the very popular coastal villages themselves. What more could you want!

What makes this house unique

Situated in a quiet unspoiled village close to the coast, Woodlea is the ideal place to escape life's stresses, and from which to enjoy the coastal and inland delights of Northumberland. It's spacious and flexible living space and garden lends itself to couples or extended families or groups of friends. It has a pretty enclosed garden, views over peaceful open countryside, including from a decked area overlooking a small protected woodland and the stream behind the house. With all modern facilities, as one of our guests said, it is a real 'home from home' with its teenage area on the top floor, full central heating and wood burner for those relaxed evenings after a day of exploring the areas many pleasures.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Emily New Zealand.1/6/2013.Just wonderful,the kids don't want to leave.

Lundys Leicester.Great holiday,cottage and hospitality superb,could not ask for anything more.Would definitely hope to come back again .

Sarah and Sue Leeds.

Very comfortable,beautiful gardens.By far the best holiday house we've stayed in .
Mar 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Chathill in Beadnell

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Ground floor cloakroom
    Toilet 2 - Toilet , On top floor
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1 with shower, wc and wash-basin/vanity unit. House bathroom has bath with hand shower, separate drench shower in enclosure, wc and wash-basin, top-floor wc, downstairs toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , En Suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Overlooking rear garden
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , On 3rd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with double bed and en-suite shower room, Bedroom 2 with double bed, Bedroom 3 with single bed and Bedroom 4 on top floor with twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Starter pack of logs for stove and barbecue charcoal. Full central heating and heated towel rails in each bathroom. Outside: Sunny front and rear gardens. Rear patio, and decking overlooking the stream and woodland conservation area. Barbecue, two sets of outdoor furniture on patio and decking, ideal for just relaxing and enjoying the views over open countryside. There is a large gravel drive with parking for several cars as well as on the quiet road to the front of the house. Cleaning / Towels / Linen : House towels and linen included, welcome pack on arrival. Other: All bedrooms good size and fully carpeted with quality furnishings and lovely views over open countryside. Family bathroom with white suite and drench shower. There are hair dryers in two bedrooms, ironing board and airer.


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House with Garden, Woodburner and WiFi Sleeping 7 Near Beadnell and the Coast
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A great base for excellent days out

  • 5 of 5

Woodlea was excellent for our family group of three generations. The grandchildren loved the top floor accommodation and the open plan ground floor was spacious and practical.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Everything you could wish for.

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything you could wish for. Comfortable, clean and equipped with everything. Home from home. It's in a very quiet location but lots of local attractions can be reached within a short drive.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, great location.

  • 5 of 5

I can only agree with every word of all the reviews. It was truly home from home, beautifully furnished, extremely well equipped, excellent lighting, comfortable beds, clean, warm, quiet, relaxing, lovely gardens. Great location only ten or so minutes from Beadnell and Seahouses for any food shopping and perfect for visiting all the attractions of the area. Thank you Siobhan so much for allowing me to visit again this fantastic area and being able to show it to my American friend. I will never forget my time here.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely property in great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week in the property in Northumberland. There were 5 adults and 2 children and lots and lots of space. The house had everything we needed - even an attic den which our boys were very excited about. The house was perfect inside and set in a lovely area, and we were able to go on walks from the house. It was very close to Bamburgh which was lovely, Seahouses for a trip to see the sea birds on the Farne islands which was a highlight and a trip to Alnwick to see Harry Potter. Siobhan was incredibly helpful with all our questions before the trip and after. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous House in quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Great home providing excellent accommodation for our party of 5 adults. The house is light and there is plenty of space for all guests. The kitchen is so well equipped that it feels like a home rather than a rental cottage. It was lovely to have the log burner heating us on our return from outside and the central heating worked quickly to ensure we were comfortable throughout the house. Would love to stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice comments So glad you had a good time and enjoyed Woodlea and its facilities .It is nice to have the log burner as the nights draw in . Look forward to welcoming you another time .Siobhan
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Fabulous house, wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

This house is an absolute gem, just fabulous, in a wonderful location to boot, close to the beautiful beaches and scenery. The house itself is light, spacious, comfortable and has everything you ever need for your stay. The welcome pack was a lovely touch too. There is such a feeling of space and relaxation, it felt like a home away from home and our week passed far too quickly. If you are looking to be close to beaches and comfort for all the family, stay here, you won't go wrong. Thank you for a wonderful week and we look forward to return.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, So glad you enjoyed your holiday and our holiday home.Hope you will return sometime. Siobhan
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

There is literature in the house about cycle hire, walking and birdwatching available locally, as well as maps and books on nearby walks.


5-10 minutes by car to beautiful quiet beaches, including: Bamburgh with its miles of magnificent golden sands, dunes and rock pools, spectacular views as well as famous castle; Beadnell Bay has a small harbour and large sandy bay Walks and cycling from the door and short car rides away (within 30 minutes)


The nearest airport, Newcastle International, is 40 miles south of Chathill, while ferries from Amsterdam link North Shields, 45 miles south of the house, to the continent. The house is easily accessible by public transport with main line trains from London stopping atAlnmouth (15 miles)or Berwick (15 miles) and local trains stopping at Chathill (1 mile) twice a day. There are regular bus services to Newcastle and Alnwick from Seahouses and Beadnell.


The nearest small town is Seahouses 4 miles away, a lively seaside resort with a range of shops, restaurants and amusements. There are regular boat trips from here to the Farne Islands and to Holy Island in the summer. Alnwick, a larger market town, is 15 minutes away by car and has a number of supermarkets and a range of shops as well the famous castle and gardens. The Cheviot Hills and Northumbrian national park, as well as Berwick and the Scottish Borders are all within 30 minutes drive.

Further Details:

Seahouses has a supermarket, bank, post-office and range of small food, stationary, hardware and gift shops as well as Lewis' fish and chip shop, Swallow fresh fish shop, Trotters local bakery;there is a range of restaurants, pubs and some seaside amusements. The Seafield Ocean Club welcomes non-members to its Health and Beauty Suite for a range of beauty and relaxation treatments. There is an active fishing harbour. Beadnell has 2 pubs and a children’s playground. Bamburgh has miles of easily accessible golden sands backed by dunes and a superb golf course with fantastic coastal views. There are also several pubs and restaurants, the Grace Darling Museum, a very interesting church and village trail. Bamburgh has Carters Butchers selling the famous Bamburgh banger as well as quality meat and pies, and a local market garden selling fruit and local vegetables. There are many other very good beaches nearby, including Beadnell Bay, Budle Bay for bird watching, Craster with its famous kippers and walk to Dunstanburgh Castle and the beautiful National Trust village of Low Newton with a nature reserve and the famous Ship Inn with its own brewery and good food. Alnwick has a range of amenities including banks, specialist outdoor shops a regular market, a theatre, and of course the famous Castle used in the Harry Potter films and the innovative gardens, now world renowned, as well as annual music festival in August. There are many local folk music groups playing fiddles and Northumbrian pipes. !5 minutes away, beside Embleton Bay is Howick Hall and Gardens with an Earl Grey tea house and wooded walks and wonderful rhododendrons and snowdrops. The famous Sage Centre in Gateshead is 40 minutes away and has many quality concerts and events. Newcastle, the heart of Geordie land, 30 mins by car, has many museums fantastic shops and an interesting quayside area. The Roman wall and forts of Vindolanda and Housesteads, Cragside in Rothbury and Hexham town are all within 90 minutes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Chathill, Northumberland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Booking is by e-mail correspondence with the owner .Bookings will be considered confirmed when a deposit of 20%the rental is paid into the owners bank account.The balance is due 8weeks before the arrival date.Short breaks may be available at 66% of weekly rate after discussion with owner .Sorry no pets and no smoking.

Changeover Day:
Usually Friday.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in UK Pounds. For short breaks of 3 nights, rent is 2/3 of relevant weekly price, for breaks of 4 nights, the rent is 3/4 of relevant weekly price, and for longer stays, the full weekly rate applies. Unfortunately, we do not allow pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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