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Farne View

Seahouses , Northumberland

The cottage sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and provides the perfect spot for those looking to swap busy days for spectacular scenery and mile upon mile of unspoilt sandy beaches.

Farne View

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Overview

A former fisherman’s cottage that has been lovingly restored to create a chic seaside retreat in a glorious setting with uninterrupted views across the pretty harbour at Seahouses to the Farne Islands beyond.

Chic seaside retreat

The cottage sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and provides the perfect spot for those looking to swap busy days for spectacular scenery and mile upon mile of unspoilt sandy beaches. The interior is light, bright and immaculately presented in neutral tones peppered with nautical touches and vibrant pops of colour. There’s an electric fire for cosy winter evenings following a bracing walk on the beach and in the warmer months, French doors fold back to let the sea air in and a balcony to the rear provides a sheltered, sunny spot for dining al fresco.

The fabulous first floor open plan living area is designed to take full advantage of the fantastic views whilst you unwind and watch the comings and goings of the bustling little harbour. Beyond are the magical Farne Islands, home to one of the foremost seabird colonies in England and a large grey seal colony. Boat trips are available from the harbour. The comforting flash of Longstone Lighthouse on Outer Farne is a constant reminder of local heroine Grace Darling, famous for her gallant exploits rescuing survivors with her father during a storm in 1838.

On the ground floor, there are three compact but well-presented bedrooms (one double, one twin, one bunk) which are well-designed to make best use of the space for both families and couples.

Sitting in the very heart of the Northumberland coastline, Seahouses is seen as the gateway for sea voyages to the Farne Islands and is extremely well positioned for exploring all the attractions and sights of the wider area. Here you can enjoy lazy lunches in jolly pubs; wander dune fringed sands; or simply relax with a glass of prosecco and watch the setting sun from your own private balcony.

Property details

Ground floor

Bedroom one is classed as the master bedroom with double bed.

Bedroom two with with twin beds.

Bedroom three with bunk beds.

Family bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC.

First floor

Spacious open-plan living/dining area with floor to ceiling windows offering a stunning aspect over the harbour and seascape. The patio doors open up onto a small balcony for warmer days. The living area features two comfortable double sofas, Freeview TV with DVD, radio/CD player. A selection of indoor games, books, DVDs and videos are provided. There is a dining table with seating for six.

The modern kitchen is well equipped for holiday living with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

Outside

There is no private outside space.

Parking

There is off-road parking for two cars.

Babies & Children

A travel cot, highchair and stair gate are available on request. There are beach games, a windbreak, buckets, spades and fishing nets available for use by guests.

Dogs

One well-behaved dog is welcome with a charge of £10. 

Guest amenities

Bed linen and towels are included and a hairdryer is provided in the master bedroom. Guest toiletries are also provided.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. Mobile coverage is good on most networks.

Heating

The heating is provided by night storage heaters, with an electric fire in the living room.

Location

Farne View is within easy walking distance of the shops, cosy pubs, cafes and restaurants of this pretty coastal village, with plenty of good eating options right on the harbour area. Experience the rich maritime connections of The Old Ship Inn for tasty food and a good selection of real ales; or the Bamburgh Castle Inn situated above the old lime kilns by the harbour is another popular choice serving a menu full of fresh local flavours with lovely panoramic sea views from its terrace and beer garden. There is always a fresh supply of fish and seafood on the restaurant menus in this area, and fans of the traditional British takeaway can savour some of the best lightly battered fish and chips whilst watching the comings and goings of life on the quayside here.

Most of the shopping in Seahouses is on the Main Street which has a newsagents, bakery, chemist, fishmongers, olde-worlde sweet shop, as well as gift shops and a small Co-op supermarket. More extensive shopping, local producers, and a number of large supermarkets can be found in the historic market town of Alnwick which sits just 15 miles south of Seahouses.

Activities

Children and families

Children and families

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.

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Cycling & mountain biking

Cycling & mountain biking

Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.

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Shopping, arts and crafts

Shopping, arts and crafts

We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.

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Spas and beauty treatments

Spas and beauty treatments

Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.

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Walking

Walking

From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.

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Fishing

Fishing

Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.

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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!

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Historic houses and castles

Historic houses and castles

With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.

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Museums, galleries and culture

Museums, galleries and culture

Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.

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Gardens

Gardens

If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.

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Golf

Golf

There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.

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Services

Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Babysitting and Nannies

Babysitting and Nannies

Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Reviews

"I can’t think of a single thing that was a problem with the accommodation and the personal touches my father received for his birthday, just topped off his week. So thank you for such a fantastic place and you will be seeing us again"

Haynes family

"A lovely house, well appointed, equipped and lots of nice little touches/details. It's the view over the harbour that's the USP though! And Seahouses is a real joy amidst the joy of the wonderful Northumbria coast."

Campbell family

"We had a perfect couple of weeks in Farne View. Couldn't have asked for more. It is the little things that you remember, like the postcard welcome from the owner's niece, the delightful welcome pack and the owner popping round to see if everything was OK. Truly lovely."

Musgrave family

"We had a lovely time in Seahouses and Farne View was very homely and cosy with a superb view! It had everything you could possibly need. Would definitely book again, had a great time and the coastline and attractions are stunning."

Monaghan family

"Just to let you know that everybody thoroughly enjoyed their stay in Farne View. Everything was spot on as usual. All in all, a perfect holiday."

Musgrave family
Location In the town of Seahouses.
Dogs
  • One dog is welcome with a charge of £10.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Flexible during low season. Saturday during high season.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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Take in the fantastic views and watch the comings and goings of the bustling little harbour from the fantastic first floor living area. The little things we love...
"Take in the fantastic views and watch the comings and goings of the bustling little harbour from the fantastic first floor living area."
Sue, Crabtree & Crabtree
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