6 Seafield - Portside

Seahouses & Beadnell Area, Coastal

  • 5 Star

You can book this property from:

  • £578 per week
  • £83 per night
  • 5 Star

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 single Zip&Link beds

Appliances

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

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

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack
  • Harbour views
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

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

Outdoors

  • Balcony
  • Outdoor storage
  • 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

The upper south-eastern facing apartment in the prestigious Seafield Development on the sea front in Seahouses. From the private sunny balcony off the lounge, with telescope to look at the stunning views out to sea, to Seahouses Harbour and directly to the Farne Islands. The dining kitchen, also with a small balcony to take advantage of the evening sun, is well equipped and finished.

It's location could not be bettered for those who wish to holiday in a property close to the village facilities with the added attraction of a fabulous view point from which to while away the hours watching the world go by. The apartment offers outstanding opportunities for walkers, birdwatchers, cyclists and those who wish explore this undiscovered county.

The apartment comfortably sleeps up to 4 people in two bedrooms, each ensuite , both rooms having beds which will be set up as Super King Doubles, though either or both can be requested twins if preferred. The master bedroom also has sea views. An infant in travel cot can also be accommodated.

The finish and decor of the apartment is of the highest quality, designed and implemented by the owners' daughter who is an interior designer. The colour scheme is bright and fresh incorporating modern hues of coral, jade blues and sands combined with muted tones, and driftwood styled flooring. Linens and towels are from "the White Company" and the owners, who have taken holidays in the area for many years themselves, have also provided some personal touches to make you welcome.

Entrance

  • A security protected communal front door leads to a staircase to the first floor, where the apartment has its own front door into the entrance hall

Kitchen

  • At the rear of the property is the bright and airy kitchen dining room with balcony
  • Oven, hob and extractor
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Ample good quality cookware, utensils, crockery, cutlery, glasses and serving ware
  • A full kitchen inventory is available on request

Dining Area

  • Dining area in kitchen
  • Dining table and 4 chairs

Lounge

  • Entrance hall leads left to the Lounge with stunning views to the East over the sea to the Farne Islands and South East to the Harbour of Seahouses
  • Sunny balcony with views fantastic views
  • Large "L" shape sofa/chaise, and winged chair
  • Telescope
  • Smart TV providing both Freeview TV and Netflix TV for films and tv on demand
  • CD/Radio/ Ipod Dock
  • Wi-fi
  • Selection of Books, games, maps etc

Bedrooms & Ensuites

  • Bedroom 1 is en-suite with a bath with shower over. Super King bed which will be set as a double unless specifically requested to be a twin.
  • Bedroom 2 is en-suite with a shower. Will be set as a twin unless specifically requested.
  • Both bedrooms come with ample storage space.

 

  • Hall storage includes washing machine/dryer

Entertainment

  • Netflix, viewable on smart TV - enables you to make a choice of films, TV programmes and shows over and above Freeview channels, plus you can bring your smart phone, tablet, game station or lap top and plug in, therefore we do not provide a DVD player.
  • Wi-fi

Outside Facilities

  • Two private balconies - one to the front overlooking the rocky shore towards the Farne Islands, with views also over Seahouses Harbour - making the most of the all day sun
  • One to the rear off the kitchen dining room
  • Both balconies have table and chairs
  • 1 designated car parking space
  • 1 lockable storage unit on car parking level - great for storage of cycles or other leisure gear

What's Included at Portside

  • Bedding (duvets per bed & 2 pillows per person)
  • Bed linen
  • Towels (hand & bath sheet per person)
  • Kitchen towel
  • Tea-towel
  • Oven glove
  • Electricity
  • Welcome hamper
  • Telescope in lounge
  • Netflix, viewable on smart TV - enables you to make a choice of films, TV programmes and shows over and above Freeview channels, plus you can bring your smart phone, tablet, game station or lap top and plug in, therefore we do not provide a DVD player.
  • Wi-fi
  • Parking for 1 car
  • 1 lockable storage unit on car parking level

What can be Arranged at Portside

What can be arranged:

  • High chair
  • Travel cot (no bedding supplied)
  • 1 small non-shedding well behaved dog welcome @ £25 per week or part thereof.

Children's Facilities

  • Travel Cot can be hired (no bedding supplied)
  • High Chair can be hired

Bringing Your Dog on Holiday to 6 Seafield

6 Seafield welcomes one well behaved small non-shedding well behaved dog welcome @ £25 per week or part thereof. When you book you will be asked to provide some information about your pet which will aide the owner in ensuring that the property is set up to welcome them.

A bit of K9 etiquette should be observed during your stay:-

  • Your pet should not be left in the property unattended (unless crated - crates can be hired)
  • Your pet should not be allowed in the bedrooms or on furniture
  • On booking for your pet, you are confirming that it is fully up to date on its flea treatment.

The following can be hired - 

  • Dog duvet
  • Plastic dog bed
  • Dog crate medium

Special Notes & Conditions.

Notes & Conditions:
• Week long holidays can only take place Friday-Friday.

Portside electric heating and hot water systems are supported by, but not solely supplied, by Solar panels.
• This property can be booked with Upper Deck which is next door for a further 4 people in one great location. Each apartment has been set up to enable 8 dining together.

• Children are welcomed at Portside, though be aware that this is a first floor apartment with a balcony deck.
* 1 small non-shedding well behaved dog welcome @ £25 per week or part thereof.


• The property is non-smoking throughout.
• 16 stairs from the ground floor to the apartment

Accessibility

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Westfield Farmhouse, Seahouses, Northumberland NE68 7UR
Telephone: 01665 721380 Email:stay@staynorthumbria.co.uk www.staynorthumbria.co.uk
Access Statement
Portside
No6 Seafield Apartments
Seahouses
NE68 7SL
Pre Arrival
Information about Seahouses and Northumberland can be found on websites:
www.seahouses.org & www.visitnorthumberland.com
Bookings - can be made online at www.staynorthumbria.co.uk , via email at info@staynortumbria.co.uk or
by telephone 01665 721380.
Traveling
By Car - Seahouses is located on the B1340, 15mins from the A1. When using SatNav key in postcode
NE68 7SL. Directions will be sent to guests prior to arrival.
By Train - The nearest train station is at Chathill (5miles away) but the service is very limited. It is more
convenient to use the east coast main line to either Alnmouth or Berwick-on- Tweed. Then take a bus or
taxi (see below) to complete your journey.
By Bus - The nearest bus stops to the apartment are at the Memorial Roundabout in Seahouses approximately 200 metres from the apartment
By Air - Newcastle International Airport is about 45 miles distance from Seahouses. Edinburgh International
Airport is about 90 miles in distance
By ferry - Ferries are operated between Amsterdam and Newcastle by DFDS Seaways.
Taxis – Taxis are available in surrounding towns as follows:
Alnwick
AA taxis Northumberland
Sovereign taxis
Alnmouth Taxis
Alnmouth Station taxis
Knights taxis

Belford
Border Cabs

Berwick-on-Tweed
A1 Cabs
West End cabs
Woody’s taxis
Seahouses
Hunters Taxis
Parks taxis
Travelsure dial a ride
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Telephone: 01665 721380 Email:stay@staynorthumbria.co.uk www.staynorthumbria.co.uk
Access Statement
Portside
No6 Seafield Apartments
Seahouses
NE68 7SL
For further travel information, bus timetable etc. see website www.seahouses.org/howtofindus.php where
you will also find links to local shops and places to eat. If you need any further information please
telephone: 01665 721380.
Introduction
“Portside” (apartment No 6) is located on the sea front in the Northumbrian town of Seahouses and offers
lounge, kitchen and two en-suite bedrooms as well as two outdoor decks, both south facing. The
apartments were built to a high specification in 2013 and “Portside” has been tastefully decorated &
furnished to a high standard. It is on the first floor with all floors being on the same level.
Portside is located on Seafield Road within a 3 minute walk from Seahouses town centre. It is approximately
2 miles South of Bamburgh and a short drive from Lindisfarne (Holy Island) and the beautiful coastal
villages of Northumbria. There are regular boat trips to the Farne Islands and Lindisfarne from Seahouses
harbour.
The apartment is 27m (30yds) from the sea which is accessed by crossing the coastal road outside the
building and following the coastal path to steps leading to the beach (which is rocky immediately in front of
the apartment). This path is steep and care must be taken. It is just a short walk towards Bamburgh before
coming onto the clean sandy beaches that Northumbria is famed for. There are several links golf courses in
the area and the “Ocean Leisure Club” is a short walk to the rear of the apartment where our visitors benefit from membership.
We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require assistance in any way please contact
01665 721380
Arrival
There are 5 visitor parking spaces at the North end of the building which is where you may park before
collecting the keys. The apartment has an allocated parking space at the rear of the building. This area is
secure and the space is marked with No. 6 on the ground. An operating fob for the electronic gates, that
open into the car park, can be found together with the "Portside" front door/lobby door key in the key safe
on the wall to the left of the apartment front door. To open the safe, pull down the black flap and rotate the
dials
to the code number that will be forwarded to you prior to your arrival. Pull down the black lever to release
the safe door.
From the allocated parking place it is approximately a 40m (44yds) walk to the site entrance. Entry from the
pavement is through a wrought iron gate which is hinged on the left. The gate is 920mm (3’) wide and has
a step with a 200mm (8”) rise. There are a further 3 steps with a 180 mm (7”) rise which lead onto a 1.5 m
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(5’) wide path in front of the lobby door. At the North end of the apartments there is an access gate and a
ramp to the same path. The area is well lit at night.
Access to the Apartment
Access into the lobby is via a 4 digit key pad code that you will be informed of prior to arrival. Use the bottom set of numbers. The top numbers are door bells which can be used for contacting individual apartments. The door, which is 820mm (2’-8”) wide, opens automatically and there is aluminium thresh before
entering a carpeted lobby. The door opens into the lobby and lights will illuminate automatically on entry
when it is dark. Immediately to the left of the door is an oak staircase with inlaid carpet sections that leads
to the first floor and "Portside". From the ground floor, there are 3 corner stairs with a rise of 165mm (6.5”)
which turn and continue into the main run of 13 further stairs, 940 mm (3’-1”) wide and each with a rise of
165mm (6.5”) and a going of 265mm (10.4”) . At the top of the stairs there is a 2,200mm (7’-2”) wide x
1,600mm (5’-2”) deep landing in front of the doors to the two upper apartments. “Portside is the left hand
door featuring number 6 and a coir mat branded “Portside”.
The entrance doorway is 920mm (3’) wide and opens inwards to give access to a hallway with open-plan
connections to the lounge and kitchen areas as well as the 2 en-suite bedrooms; all of which are on the
same level. The entrance hall is 2,200mm (7’-7”) wide leading and the connecting Hallway corridor is
870mm (2’-10”) wide. There are no doors to the kitchen or lounge areas.
There are two push button light/dimmer switches to the left when entering the apartment; the left being for
the corridor and the right for the lounge.
On the wall opposite the entrance door there is a double socket with an emergency torch plugged in. The
flooring is “Karndean” light oak and runs throughout the Hallway, Kitchen & Lounge.
Kitchen
There is a triple light switch on the left as you enter the kitchen area. The left switch is for hall/corridor,
middle for main kitchen light and the right is for the under wall cupboard lights. Between the worktop and
the wall cupboards there is 460mm (1’-6”) of clear space which incorporates two double sockets. There is
also a double socket to the left of the table which has an emergency torch plugged in. The switch panel to
the left of the worktop is for the kitchen appliances and is marked accordingly. The tall cupboard on the
RHS houses a fridge/freezer with the fridge at eye level whilst the LHS base unit houses a dish washer.
There is an in-built electric oven with drop down door as well a microwave above at eye level; 1,230mm
(4’-1”) from the floor. There are 4 chairs at the 1,400mm x 840mm (4’-7” x 2’-9”) glass topped dining table,
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which sit adjacent to a South facing window that opens outwards using the centre lever handle. The two
part sink is set into the worktop and has lever operated taps.
From the kitchen, there is access to a South West facing balcony 2,750mm x 1,540mm (9’ x 5’) via outward
opening double doors with openings of 820mm (2’-8”) for one door and 1,680mm (5’-6”) when both doors
are used. There is a step with a rise of 180mm (7”) and going of 450mm (1’- 5”) before dropping down
40mm (1.5”) onto the balcony deck. There is a 30mm (1.2”) high weather lath in the centre of the step. In
front of the doors is a 730mm x 430mm (2’-5” x 1’-5”) coir mat. There are smoke and carbon monoxide
alarms fitted in the apartment and there is a fire blanket on the wall nib, below a key box to the left of the
table.
Lounge
The lounge is 3,900mm (12’-9”) x 3,180mm (10’- 5”) and there is a corner sofa, which comfortably seats 4
adults, a winged chair and a central rug, 2050mm x 1,420mm (6’-9” x 4’-8”). A wall mounted 36” Smart TV
has screen subtitles if required and operates directly from the set or via a remote control: the power supply
sockets are behind the TV. There is a large 360mm (1’-2”) high circular coffee table as well as a small
430mm (1’-5”) high side table.
Lighting is by 6 ceiling spot lights; the push button dimmer switch is to the right of the front door. There are
3 double sockets which are under the TV, behind the curtain & between the sofa & window.
From the Lounge there is access to the East facing balcony, 2,710mm x 1,430mm (9’ x 4’-8”) via a 900mm
(3’) wide door. There is a step with a rise of 180mm (7”) and a depth of 450mm (17”) before dropping
down 180mm (7”) onto the balcony deck. There is a 30mm (1.2”) high weather lath in the centre of the
step.
Bedroom 1 (East Facing)
The bedroom door has an opening of 800mm (2’-8”) and opens into the bedroom which is 3,700mm
(12’-2”) x 3,600mm (11’-9”) and is carpeted with a short pile 80% wool carpet. The bedroom window opens
outwards using the centre lever handle. Lighting is by a single pendant centre light (switch is to the right of
the entrance door) and two bedside lights which have integrated cable switches.
Zip and link beds can be made into a super king or 2 single beds. When made into a super king, the gap
between the window and bed is 535mm (1’-9”) and the bed and the wardrobe 580mm (1’- 11”). The end of
the bed to the wall is 535mm (1’-9”). Bedding & pillows are of a non-allergic material & bed linen is cotton
and cotton/percale. There are glass topped bedside tables with lamps and sliding wardrobes which
incorporate a set of drawers and hangers. A wall mounted 19” Smart TV has screen subtitles if required and
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operates directly from the set or via a remote control: the electricity socket is behind the television. There
are 2 other double sockets at either side of the bed and a further one facing the bed.
The door to the en-suite opens into the bedroom and has a clear opening of 800mm (2’-8”). The en-suite is
1,650mm (5’- 6”) x 1,470mm (4’-10”) and the light switch, together with a switch for a heated towel rail, is
on the wall in the bedroom to the right of the entrance door. The en-suite is equipped with a bath which
incorporates a shower above: it is provided with a non- slip mat. The WC has gaps of 300mm (1’) on both
sides and the large pedestal ceramic sink has lever taps. There is a heated towel rail & flooring is ceramic
tiles with a bath mat.
Bedroom 2 (West Facing)
The bedroom door has an opening of 800mm (2’-8”) and opens into the bedroom which is 3,700mm
(12’-2”) x 3,600mm (11’-9”) and is carpeted with a short pile 80% wool carpet. The bedroom window opens
outwards using the centre lever handle. Lighting is by a single pendant centre light (switch is to the left of
the entrance door) and two bedside lights which have integrated cable switches.
Zip and link beds can be made into a super king or 2 single beds. When made into a super king, the gap
between the window and bed is 535mm (1’-9”) and the bed and the wardrobe 580mm (1’- 11”). The end of
the bed to the wall is 535mm (1’-9”).Bedding & pillows are of a non-allergic material & bed linen is cotton
and cotton/percale. There are glass topped bedside tables with lamps and sliding wardrobes which
incorporate a set of drawers and hangers. A wall mounted 19” Smart TV has screen subtitles if required and
operates directly from the set or via a remote control: the electricity socket is behind the television. There
are 2 other double sockets at either side of the bed and a further one facing the bed.
The door to the en-suite opens into the bedroom and has a clear opening of 800mm (2’-8”). The en-suite is
1,650mm (5’- 6”) x 1,470mm (4’-10”) and the light switch, together with a switch for a heated towel rail, is
on the wall in the bedroom to the right of the entrance door. The en-suite is equipped with a 1,400mm
(4’-7”) x 800mm (2’-7”) shower with easy access via a 610mm (2’) wide opening (no door): a non- slip mat
is provided. The WC has gaps of 270mm (11”) on both sides and the large ceramic pedestal sink has lever
taps. There is a heated towel rail & flooring is ceramic tiles with a bath mat.
Other Information
o Washer/Dryer (front loaded) - is in the LH Hall corridor cupboard. Both the LH & RH cupboards
have double doors that open into the corridor with openings of 1,240mm (4’-1”)
o Water Stop Cock - is in the LH cupboard above the hot water tank.
o Immersion Heaters - Switches are near the bottom of the wall to the RHS of the water tank.
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Seahouses
NE68 7SL
o Fuse Box - is in the RH cupboard.
o Door Intercom - The apartment is equipped with a door intercom system, wall hung handset
to the interior left of the apartment front door. This is for visitors who can "buzz" from outside the
building if they don’t have the codes. The Lobby entrance door can be opened from within the
apartment via the intercom.
o Heating - is provided by electric radiators in all rooms operated from isolator switch at low level
under the radiator, and regulated with min>max setting on top of the radiator
o Wireless Internet Access - The Hub is on the lounge windowsill with the electric socket under the
TV. The access code is in the back of the Hub itself and can also be found in the apartment
information folder.
o Mobile Phones - There is good reception for Orange, T-Mobile & EE but limited reception for O2
and Vodafone
o Smoking - The property is strictly no smoking throughout although smoking is permitted on the
balconies outside. Visitors are requested to dispose of cigarettes responsibly.
o Pets - We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests’ pets.
o Disabled Access - As the apartment is on the first floor and there is no stair lift, it is
unsuitable for access involving wheelchairs or mobility disabilities.
o Information - There is a welcome folder on the Hall table containing information about the
apartment, the appliances and equipment as well as useful details about the area.
Key Dimensional Information (Heights)
Note: imperial conversions are rounded to nearest inch

Reviews

First class apartment with a first class view. Location perfect. Excellent weather in a lovely town with friendly people. Would definitely return to this apartment.

Past Customer,

Portside... a superb, modern, contempory beautiful,comfortable, luxury appartment. Equiped to the highest standard with all you could possibly need. Private, secure parking with outbuilding for storage. Two lovely balconies to enjoy the view. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Past Customer,

Location

Front line property with views to the Farne Islands and Bamburgh Castle, from its location in Seahouses. Also walking distance to village amenities and the harbour.
Bamburgh 2 miles
Beadnell 3 miles
Belford 7 miles
Alnwick 15 miles
Berwick upon Tweed 25 miles
Holy Island 17 miles

Walking & Amenities:

  • Just a short walk into the centre of Seahouses, and 2.5 to Bamburgh along the beach
  • Easy access to Seahouses 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
  • 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).

Amenities close by:

  • Shops, butchers, bakers (no candlestick maker tho),
  • Pubs & Restaurants,
  • Newsagents,
  • Petrol station,
  • Takeaways (Italian, Indian, Chinese)
  • 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.
  • Grace Darling Museum Bamburgh

A short drive:

  • Bamburgh Castle (2.5 miles north) sits atop rocky outcrop overlooking the beach,
  • 15 miles south 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

Travel and Access information:

Trains:

  • Alnmouth for Alnwick station is approx 15 miles south - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh
  • Berwick upon Tweed approx 25 miles north - a mainline station on the North East Coastal line with regular stops from London to Edinburgh

Bus:

  • Buses run by Arriva and Travelsure stop in Seahouses itself the X15 and the X18 services run north and south along the coast from Berwick to Newcastle

Airport:

  • Newcastle International is approx 50 miles south,
  • Edinburgh Airport is approx 90 miles north
  • Both airports have daily internal flights from a number of UK locations, and international flights on a regular basis.
  • Car hire is available from both airports.

Cycling:

  • Seahouses is situated on Sustrans Coast and Castles Route 1 and is a popular stopping point.

Check out our Blog for information on nearby villages, events and things do do when holidaying in Northumberland.