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KITTIWAKE

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 18 reviews

Relax by the fire in the cosy sitting room at Kittiwake

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Kittiwake is a welcoming and comfortably furnished terraced house. It offers a large, well equipped dining kitchen, a cosy lounge with tempting woodburning stove, a bathroom and 2 attractive and well furnished bedrooms; 1 with a double bed and the other with 2 single beds. There is a selection of DVDS, family games, and both adults & children's books.

At the front of the property is a small enclosed garden with bench seat for soaking up the sun, and to the rear a shared yard with washing line. The property is heated by electric wall heaters and the woodburning stove in the sitting room which makes the whole house feel warm and cosy and is ideal for relaxing by in the evenings.

Kittiwake is ideally situated for exploring the long sandy beaches & dramatic clifftop castles, as well as the historic market towns of Alnwick, Berwick and Morpeth.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Seahouses 250 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newcastle 70 km, Nearest railway: Alnmouth 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Fireguard available for use with woodburning stove.

Travel cot & Highchair available for hire

Further details outdoors

You may stop to load and unload outside Kittiwake, and secure parking is now available in a locking garage.

Further details

The cost of electricity, first basket of logs, bed linen & towels are all included in the rental fee.

We ask for a refundable deposit of £100, to cover against breakages and damage and this will be returned in full within 14 days of your return home.

The Northumberland region

Situated on the North Northumberland coast, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Kittiwake is the ideal base from which to explore the Scottish borders and the hills and coastline of this magnificent part of England. History abounds at every turn; more castles than anywhere else in England, the haunting atmosphere of Holy Island - the birthplace of Christianity, and magnificent Hadrian's Wall to name but a few. With miles of unspoilt sandy beaches to explore, and the glorious countryside and rugged beauty of the Northumberland National Park to walk, you will be spoilt for choice for daily activities.

Within a 20 mile radius, there are a wealth of fabulous places to visit:-

Bamburgh - with it's imposing castle dominating the village and a new museum dedicated to local hero, Grace Darling.

Alnwick - an ancient market town with another impressive castle(a must for Harry Potter fans!) and the spectacular Alnwick gardens. Browse the large selection of publications in Barter Books, one of the largest secondhand bookshops in Britain.

Holy Island/Lindisfarne - the home of Christianity in the North of England, accessed via a causeway at low tide and boasting a castle and ruined priory - take home some Lindisfarne mead.

Craster - home of the world famous Craster kippers and the ideal starting point for the leisurely coastal walk to the ruins of Dunstanburgh castle.

Berwick - the most northerly town in England. Walk the city walls, visit the Barracks museum or follow the Lowry trail.

For those wanting a taste of city life, Edinburgh & Newcastle are within easy reach by car or train and offer a wide range of shops, eateries and nightlife.

Seahouses

From Kittiwake's front door, it is only 150 yards to the many amenities Seahouses has to offer:- the local harbour - flanked on either side by glorious, uncrowded sandy beaches, shops, cafes/restaurants, public houses and crazy golf. Departing regularly from Seahouses harbour are fishing trips and boat trips to the Farne Islands; famous for its bird sanctuaries, seal colonies and the Longstone lighthouse. There are several first class golf courses in the area, with Seahouses 18 hole golf course being a 5-minute walk from the cottage.

As well as convenience stores, a bakery, a butchers, a chemist, gift shops and a petrol station, Seahouses also has its own Tourist Information centre for helpful advice and local information. There are a range of cafes, restaurants and public houses to eat in, alternatively there are both Indian and Chinese takeaways.

Sample the delicious fish and chips, enjoy a pint of local ale in the historic Olde Ship Inn, search the rockpools and picnic on the beaches, or try your luck in the penny arcade - Seahouses has plenty to offer everyone, young or old!

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8 Oct 2014

5/5

"Excellent property and really nice place to stay"

Kittiwake is an excellent property to rent to base any stay in Seahouses and the lovely surrounding area. The property which is part of a row of terraced cottages is extremely clean and comfortable fo… More

12 Sep 2014

5/5

"Fabulous break"

Kittiwake is a lovely, well-equipped cottage and a perfect base for exploring the magnificent Northumberland Coast. It is a home from home and has lovely touches such as games etc for rainy days. It i… More

13 Jul 2014

5/5

"Home from home"

From the moment you walked through the door Kittiwake felt very welcoming. It was one of the cleanest properties we have had the pleasure to have stopped in. Well decorated throughout with all the fac… More

17 Jun 2014

5/5

"Great location and everything you'd need"

We stayed for a long weekend with our 4 year old son. Weather was great and we stay in Northumberland a lot. Seahouses and indeed Kittiwake was just perfect for us. Stones throw from harbour so lots o… More

17 Jun 2014

5/5

"Fantastic holiday"

Everything was exactly as described only better. Kittiwake had everything you would possibly need and was in a great location - near the harbour and all local amenities.The property was clean and well… More

3 May 2014

5/5

"A real home from home"

This is a well equipped and nicely decorated holiday cottage in the picturesque fishing village of Seahouses. We were very lucky with the weather and so we were able to explore this part of Northumber… More

2 Sep 2013

5/5

"Brilliant house in excellent location"

We LOVED Kittiwake, what a wonderful base for us for a short break in Seahouses. We especially appreciated the little touches, the rucksack with binoculars for our day walking and the dvd family quiz … More

22 Jul 2013

5/5

"As good as it gets"

A clean, comfortable and welcoming property that provided an excellent base for our stay. Everything that you could need to enjoy your holiday at your own pace whatever the weather (blazing heat durin… More

9 Jul 2013

5/5

"Comfy Kittiwake"

My husband and I booked Kittiwake for a 7 night stay. When we arrived we were surprised by how much bigger it looked from photos we had seen. The house is spotlessly clean and equipped with everything… More

6 Sep 2012

5/5

"Perfect!!"

A beautiful cottage 2 minutes from everything that Seahouses has to offer. The cottage was very clean, well equiped and very spacious. We took our daughter and 2yr old grandson - a great time had by … More

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