Hemmel @ Westfield Steading

Seahouses & Beadnell Area, Coastal

You can book this property from:

  • £714 per week
  • £102 per night

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single Zip&Link beds

Appliances

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking

Accessibility

  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 16:00
  • Check out: 10:00
  • As some bedrooms at this property offer flexible bed configurations (see property description) please ensure you state your preferences in the booking note field of the website booking page so that the housekeeper can prepare the property for your arrival.

Description

A brand new conversion of The Hemmel here just opposite Stay Northumbria HQ.

Originally a stone built barn used for stabling working horses it has been used since the 1830's. Now fully refurbished and extended The Hemmel offers luxury accommodation with a huge amount of space on two levels. An open plan spacious kitchen dining area with ceiling beams, and in the lounge traditional arched windows, and a picture patio door overlooks farmland, to the sea and the Farne Islands. A mix of quality tiled floors to the ground floor and sumptuous carpets upstairs, provides a warm welcome, along with every modern convenience tucked away behind the traditional styled wooden doors throughout, and beautifully styled kitchen units. Three lovely first floor bedrooms offer sleeping for six. With an ensuite shower-room the master bed can be made up as a super king double or a twin, a second double bedroom and a further Super king/Twin room, share access to the main bathroom with its pristine white suite - large bath below a window looking out to sea, a walk in shower, basin and toilet. Heating is underfloor and a traditional wood burning stove in the lounge proffers the ideal for cosy retreat for autumn and winter breaks. The pretty enclosed garden & patio area is on the seaward side of the property. Two, off road parking spaces are offered. Sorry no pets or smoking.

Entrance

  • Stone barn conversion with fantastic country and sea views
  • Enter through the front door into a hallway
  • A mix of quality tiled floors to the ground floor and sumptuous carpets upstairs
  • Parking for 2 cars to the front of the property, off road

Kitchen / Utility

  • An open plan spacious kitchen dining area with ceiling beams

Kitchen:

  • Good range of floor and wall units with ample work surface and storage
  • Crockery, Cutlery, glasses etc for up to 4 persons.
  • Electric range oven with ceramic hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher (8 place setting)
  • A good range of Quality Pans and Cookware

Utility/boot room/Cloakroom:

  • Washer
  • Drier
  • Belfast sink
  • Toilet
  • Storage cupboards

Dining Area

  • An open plan spacious kitchen dining area with ceiling beams
  • Dining table and chairs

Lounge

  • Traditional arched windows, and a picture patio door overlooks farmland, to the sea and the Farne Islands
  • A mix of quality tiled floors to the ground floor and sumptuous carpets upstairs
  • Comfy seating for all
  • Wi-fi
  • Freeview TV & DVD in lounge
  • Log burning stove
  • Picture window and external door leading to rear garden
  • Views to the islands over open country side
  • Underfloor heating throughout

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

  • A mix of quality tiled floors to the ground floor and sumptuous carpets upstairs
  • 1 x Superking Double with ensuite shower-room
  • 1 x Twin bedroom which on request can be made a SK Double
  • 1 double room with access to the family bathroom
  • Family bathroom accessed from the upstairs hall has separate bath and walk in shower

Entertainment

  • Wi-fi
  • Freeview TV & DVD in lounge

Outside Facilities

  • The sunny and private rear garden is accessed from both the kitchen and the lounge
  • Parking for 2 cars to the front of the property, off road

What's Included

  • Bedding (duvets per bed & 2 pillows per person)
  • Bed linen
  • Towels (hand & bath sheet per person, plus bathroom hand towels)
  • Kitchen towel
  • Tea-towel
  • Oven glove
  • Wi-fi
  • Freeview TV & DVD in lounge
  • Electricity
  • Underfloor heating
  • October-March initial supply of logs, kindling & matches
  • Welcome Pack : tea, coffee, sugar, milk, locally baked bread and cake, preserve and butter
  • Two off road parking spaces
  • The owner, Caroline is the daughter of William Shiel MBE, founder of the Glad Tidings boat trips which operate from Seahouses Harbour to the Farne Islands. Guests will be able to arrange with Caroline who lives on site, to receive a discount on trips during your stay. If you wish to pre-arrange your trip please do so when you pre-organise your arrival time and key collection, details will be included on your arrival instructions.

What can be Arranged

What can be arranged: Charges Apply, see options and extras

  • Travel cot (please provide your own cot linen and towels)
  • High Chair
  • Note the above items are bookable on a first come first served basis
  • Beach towels
  • The owner, Caroline is the daughter of William Shiel MBE, founder of the Glad Tidings boat trips which operate from Seahouses Harbour to the Farne Islands. Guests will be able to arrange with Caroline who lives on site, to receive a discount on trips during your stay. If you wish to pre-arrange your trip please do so when you pre-organise your arrival time and key collection, details will be included on your arrival instructions.

Children's Facilities

  • Travel cot (please provide your own cot linen and towels - please request on booking
  • High Chair - please request on booking.
  • Note the above items are bookable on a first come first served basis.

Special Notes & Conditions

Special Notes/Conditions:
• Quality furnishings, linens and towels are offered, many M&S, Next and other leading brands can be found throughout the cottage.
• Bedrooms will be made up as double unless specifically requested.
• Sorry pets not accepted at The Hemmel which is also fully non-smoking.
• A low occupancy option is available at this property by booking it as Hemmel Retreat - for up to 4 people.
• If you wish to accommodate more than 6 people, the neighbouring Stables spaciously sleeps 2, Steading Cottage sleeps 4, and opposite the Cartshed also sleeps 4

Accessibility

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement
The Hemmel at Westfield Steading
North Sunderland
Seahouses
NE68 7UR
Introduction
The Hemmel is a luxury barn conversion offering accomodation for 6 people over 2 floors with 3 bedrooms and 2
bathrooms. The large living room has a multi fuel stove and feature doors opening into an enclosed garden which
offers stunning views over the countryside and towards Bamburgh Castle and the Farne Islands. The heating is
underfloor.
Hemmel Retreat is the 2 bedroom version of the Hemmel and accomodates 4 people.
Enquiries
Can be made to Stay Northumbria Ltd via the website www.staynorthumbria.co.uk
by email to info@staynorthumbria.co.uk
or by telephone to 01665 721380
Or via the owner’s website for luxury holiday cottage accomodation www.westfieldfarmsteading.co.uk
by email to enquiries@westfieldfarmsteading.co.uk,
or by telephone to 01665 721375 or 07985 334807
Pre-Arrival
Give the name and distance of the nearest railway station. Chathill station is 5 miles away but
limited service. Main station is at
Alnmouth 15.6 miles away
State whether an accessible taxi service is available. Taxis can be booked by telephone
Information in the cottage
Give information about bus services - accessibility, frequency, distance of
bus stop from property, route no.
Newcastle to Berwick 501/505 will
stop for passengers 1/2 mile from
property at Broad Road
Do you offer a collection service? No
Describe the streets in the area surrounding the property. Gravel then paving stones to the door
of the property
State whether you have information about local services for disabled people
e.g. equipment hire, wheelchair repairs, and Shop mobility.
Information available on internet
Property has Wifi
Give details of local stores where shopping can be ordered in advance or
state if you can arrange for shopping to be delivered.
Tesco, Asda and Sainsburys will
deliver
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Access Statement
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North Sunderland
Seahouses
NE68 7UR
Parking
State whether parking is available on site or nearby and give the number of
spaces available and distance to the property entrance.
Parking is off road and private in a
courtyard directly in front of the
property for up to 3 cars
Describe the type of surface from the car park to the main entrance. Gravel then paving stones to the door
of the property
Describe any lighting in the car parking area and en-route from the car park
to the property entrance.
Sensor lights in the courtyard
Entrance to Property
How many steps, if any, to the entrance and is there a handrail? Entrance via main front door
One step 16cm
No handrail
Describe any ramp available at the entrance. Wheelchair access via a ramp is
available.
Facing the property from the
courtyard, turn right and there is a
flat pavement right around the
property where there is a ramp
providing entry into the dining area
What is the clear door opening width? 106cm into entrance hall
Describe how well/evenly lit the area is and what type of lighting is provided
e.g. ceiling spotlights.
The area is very well lit with ceiling
and wall lights
Describe the floor surface. Tiled floor
Describe any other facilities There is a utility room situation off
the entrance hall with fridge/freezer,
iron and ironing board, washer, drier
and sink with mixer tap
The oil boiler is situated in this room
Kitchen/Dining Area
Describe where the kitchen is situated and how you access it i.e. is there
level access ramp(s) or step(s).
What is the clear door opening width, taking into account any obstacles? 84cm
State the height of the oven, hob and microwave. Does the oven have a
drop down or side-opening door?
90cm
How high is the work surface/food preparation area? 90cm
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North Sunderland
Seahouses
NE68 7UR
State the height of the highest shelf and lowest drawer of fridge/freezer.
Describe any places to eat in the kitchen There is a dining table with 6 chairs,
no arms
State the height of wall cupboards containing crockery, glasses etc. Can
these be moved to lower level cupboards on request?
140cm
Yes
Describe the sink taps e.g. single mixer lever tap. Mixer taps
List any aids that can assist people e.g. cordless kettle revolving 360 degrees.
Cordless kettle
Describe how well lit the kitchen is and what type of lighting is provided. Very well lit due to windows and half
glass door out to garden
Kitchen area has spotlights and under
cupboard lights
Describe the dining area There is a dining table with 6 chairs,
no arms
Describe the floor surface. Tiled floor
Describe any other facilities There is a well stocked book case
with games as well as information
leaflets about local attractions
Sitting Room/Lounge
Describe where the sitting room is situated and how you access it. The sitting room is open access from
the kitchen/dining area
Level access throughout property
Describe the layout within the sitting room/lounge. 2 x 3 seater settees, 2 chairs, coffee
table 50cm high, TV
Is the furniture moveable? Yes
Where there are TVs are subtitles/audio description available? Yes
Describe how well/evenly lit the area is and what type of lighting is provided.
Very well lit with french doors and full
length glass winow plus ceiling lights
plus
Describe the floor surface. Short pile carpet
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North Sunderland
Seahouses
NE68 7UR
Stairs and hallway
How are the stairs accessed? Directly from lounge area
Describe how well/evenly lit the area is and what type of lighting is
provided e.g. ceiling spotlights.
Describe the floor surfaces. Short pile carpet
Describe the stairs e.g. number of steps, landings, and handrail(s).
dimension of steps/threshes height, width, depth how many
Bedroom 1
Do you have any ground floor bedrooms? No
What is the clear door opening width, taking in account any obstacles? All door widths 84cm
Can furniture be moved around or removed? All bedroom furniture can be moved
on request
What type of bed is there? SKD
How wide is the space next to the bed (s)?
What is the height of the bed(s) to the top of the mattress? What is the
height of the clear space under the bed?
62cm
All beds are the same height
No space under bed
Describe how well lit the bedroom is and what type of lighting is provided. All bedrooms are very well lit with
velux, ceiling lights and bedside
lamps
Describe wardrobe and storage space. Wardrobe and 2 bedside cabinets
Describe the floor surface. All bedrooms have short pile carpet
Give details of any non-allergenic bedding that can be provided. All bedding throughout the property
is non-allergenic
Televisions No TV in any bedroom
List any other accessible equipment you may have e.g. vibrating alarm clock. None in any bedroom
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North Sunderland
Seahouses
NE68 7UR
Ensuite Shower room
Describe the shower. Walk in shower
What is the height of the washbasin? Is there clear space underneath the
sink?
86cm
How well lit is the room? Very well lit including lights in shower
Describe the floor surface. Tiled floor
Bedroom 2
What type of bed is there? King size double
How wide is the space next to the bed (s)?
Describe wardrobe and storage space. Wardrobe, 2 bedside cabinets & chest
of drawers
Bedroom 3
What type of bed is there? SKD or twin beds
How wide is the space next to the bed (s)?
Describe wardrobe and storage space. Wardrobe, 2 bedside cabinets & chest
of drawers
Family bathroom
Describe the shower. Walk in shower and bath
What is the height of the WC from floor to seat? All WC are 42cm
What is the height of the washbasin? Is there clear space underneath the
sink?
86cm
Built in washbasin
No space underneath
What types of taps are on the washbasin? Mixer taps
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Access Statement
The Hemmel at Westfield Steading
North Sunderland
Seahouses
NE68 7UR
How well lit is the room? Very well lit including lights in shower
and velux
Give details of what support/grab rails are fitted. None fitted
Describe the colour contrast of the floor, walls, doorways and towels. What
is the colour scheme for these?
The colour scheme throughout the
property is neutral
Describe the floor surface. Tiled floor
Additional Information Family bathroom accessed from
bedroom 3 as well as the upstairs hall
Garden
Describe the garden area that guests have access to e.g. patio and lawn. Garden can be accessed from lounge
area and kitchen on to a paved area
with enclosed garden
State whether these areas are flat/undulating, stepped (details) etc. Flat
What is the width of footpaths? The footpaths around the property
are suitable for wheelchair access
Additional Information
Describe any facilities, equipment or services you offer not detailed above. Cot and high chair available on
request
Storage for cycle and large sports
equipment available
Assistance dogs, it is illegal to refuse to accept working assistance dogs.
What facilities are offered to assistance dogs e.g. run area, water bowls?
What internet access is available? Is this charged for or is it free? Mobile
phone reception?
Wifi is available
Mobile phone signal dependant upon
network

Location

Just a mile into the centre of Seahouses on foot, Hemmel@Westfield offers access to the village and all its amenities, from the busy harbour where seating is provided so you can while away the hours watching the toings and froings of harbour life, or stretch your legs on the beautiful beaches which run North and South and are ideal for leisurely walks, or for those more adventurous try the 6 mile return beach walk to Bamburgh, or the 14 mile return journey to Newton by the Sea (great pub awaits for the mid walk break).

Hemmel @Westfield is close to all the village amenities - shops, butchers, bakers (no candlestick maker tho), pubs & restaurants, newsagents, petrol station, library, resource centre for internet access, takeaways, and the harbour where you can leave on excursions to visit the Farne Islands, to see Puffins (May to July), Grey Seals and many other species of birds. The area is popular with birdwatchers and photographers
.
Just 2.5 miles up the coast by road is Bamburgh and its wonderful castle on a rocky outcrop overlooking the beach, and 15 miles south you'll find Alnwick Castle and Garden a popular spot for those with green fingers, and Harry Potter fans (the castle was Hogwarts and the site of the quiddich pitch in the 1st two films).@Westfield is close to all the village amenities - shops, butchers, bakers (no candlestick maker tho), pubs & restaurants, newsagents, petrol station, library, resource centre for internet access, takeaways, and the harbour where you can leave on excursions to visit the Farne Islands, to see Puffins (May to July), Grey Seals and many other species of birds. The area is popular with birdwatchers and photographers.