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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "Hi I emailed you on Sat and Sun to report issues and I asked for a call yesterday - I have heard nothing back."

    The property is fab and a great location but there are some real issues: 1. Hole in top floor shower pipe; makes shower unusable 2. The flush in 2 of 3 middle floor bathrooms does not work - the stench was horrific 3. Cupboards in kitch are very dirty and untidy; we had to was everything before use. 4. Very difficult to lock front door and patio door. The property is not as advertised and in desperate need of some TLC. I have requested a call back and answer to emails I sent over the weekend. Thanks Claire

    Reviewed by Claire2.2Mar 2024

  • "The showers were not particularly good."

    Difficult to moderate temperature and not powerful.

    Reviewed by Christopher4.7Mar 2024

  • "Fantastic house, lovely and warm, clean, plenty of utensils and crockery."

    Also loads of stuff that could be used in the shed too. Wonderful stay and will come back.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Feb 2024

  • "On arrival there were no spare dustbin bags, no soap, no dishwasher tabs, no scouring pads for washing up (despite the request not to use the dishwasher for glasses)."

    Also there were confectionery wrappers under one of the twin beds, the shower heads were filthy with grime, the mat under the window in first floor bedroom with the balcony was soaking wet, the freeview channels were unavailable and we used our own logins for cable. In addition, it was wet weather and every time the back door was opened it resulted in a pool of water on the kitchen floor. The bin store needs the upper bolt reinforced,as in strong winds it is not strong enough to prevent the doors bursting open. The access to the utility room is problematic as the lock is stiff due to the door being tight in the frame; opening the door requires some strength to pull the door towards you to ease the pressure on the yale lock to allow it to turn. The broken latch fitting on the door would suggest that this has been a long-standing issue. There are weeds growing up through the astro turf, which needs attention.

    Reviewed by Robin4.1Dec 2023

  • "The heating was off when we arrived and it was -5 outside so the first night was uncomfortable."

    Also, there seems to be too few radiators in the living area to keep the room warm so we had to ask for some plug in heaters to get the house warm although Sykes were very responsive and sorted them out the following day. Also we could not get the Freeview working on any of the TVs. Apart from this we enjoyed the house and stay.

    Reviewed by Craig4.1Dec 2023

  • "A really great property in a great location."

    Lovely space and fantastic that all rooms have access to their own En-Suite. The property was let down slightly in a few areas as follows :- - on arrival there was no toilet roll in the top floor bathroom and the windowsill in that room was visibly dusty and sandy. - the welcome pack was very basic. We have stayed in a number of similar properties and have had some milk, coffee, tea, biscuits and a bottle of wine. Whilst the biscuits were nice a pint of milk and some coffee for the machines would have been welcome. - Mugs - the property is well equipped with most items - plenty of wine glasses, plates, cutlery but only 8 mugs that we were forever having to wash up. Adding another 4 or 6 mugs would make a great difference! Overall we loved the property and will certainly look at booking again as the space was great for the family, location good, views lovely and beds comfortable.

    Reviewed by Neil4.1Jul 2023

  • "Really lovely house in a fab location - easy to walk to the wonderful beach and nearby restaurants (we particularly liked Beadnell Kitchen and The Landing)."

    The house was very comfortable and tastefully furnished. Our only gripe was that when we arrived at 7pm after a 7 hour journey there wasn’t a single toilet roll in the house so we had to drive straight out to the next village (Seahouses) to find some. Apparently it was an oversight (but an annoying one for us). We also encountered a leaking shower (down through the kitchen ceiling) as the sealant around the edge of the bath had perished. The rest of the house was in excellent condition. The information says parking for 2 small cars on the driveway. One of these would have to be a REALLY small car in order to fit two on the driveway!

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Jun 2023

  • "Had a great time - love this cottage and we will definitely be back!"

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Apr 2023

  • "An excellent property perfect for the bigger family break."

    We would definitely stay again. Proximity to the beach is fantastic Biggest issue is the number of people who look into the house as they walk past, I think the advertising of the holiday home on the outside promotes this. It got a bit tiresome in the end with one couple actually looking stopping and pointing things out in the house, whilst we were eating lunch.

    Reviewed by Mike4.4Feb 2023

  • "Fantastic house, with all the amenities to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable."

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Jan 2023

  • "This is an exceptionally well furnished house with huge, comfortable beds and well stocked kitchen."

    Everything needed for a great seaside holiday. We have booked this property for next year too. Loved it!

    Aug 2021

  • "Excellent location and very well equipped."

    Perfect for all of the family from 18 months to 60+......

    Apr 2019

  • "The property was spotless."

    It was so well equipped inside - everything you could possibly need. The shed was packed with an amazing range for an outing to the beach. We loved it.

    Jul 2018

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This property is part of the Northumbria Coast and Country Cottages collection.
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  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite with walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV and en-suite with walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor super-king-size with TV
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven, grill and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • 5 x TV with Netflix, DVD player, selection of books and games, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 small cars or 1 large car
  • Enclosed gardens with artificial grass, patio area, patio furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.6 miles, beach 0.4 miles
  • Note: There is a refundable security deposit of £250 to pay

The property

Resting in a popular but peaceful setting in Beadnell in Northumberland, Portland is an outstanding, detached holiday home which is perfect for a large family get-together or holiday of family and friends.

The cool, contemporary style of the property is established from the get-go with the hugely impressive open-plan living space which includes a tasteful seating area tucked away under the feature wooden staircase making a really comfy and inviting spot in which to gather together and enjoy spending time chilling out.

The sleek kitchen is fully fitted with everything needed to produce high quality food for the entire holiday party.

The breakfast bar provides the perfect opportunity for guests to pull up a stool, pour themselves a drink and keep the designated chef company.

When it’s time for dinner, guests can make their way to the large, rustic dining table where you can imagine many long, leisurely meals being had while guests can enjoy drinking and dining together and really getting into the holiday mood.

Adjoining the dining area are attractive French doors which lead outside, offering the chance for some alfresco drinking and dining as well as a great space for children and any pets to run around safely while the adults can relax.

All that fresh sea air will no doubt have tired out the guests, so when it’s time for bed, you can choose from four superb bedrooms; all of which are beautifully presented, have mesmerising views and boast their own TVs, so no need to worry about missing your favourite programme!

After a night recharging your batteries, you can enjoy a long soak in the bath or a quick dip in the shower, and you’re good to go.

Beautiful Beadnell is on the doorstep with its fantastic beach and charming selection of shops and amenities.

Jump in the car to visit coastal towns and villages including Seahouses, Bamburgh, Warkworth and Alnmouth.

Jump in the car for a scenic drive to attractions such as Bamburgh Castle, Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland Country Zoo, Dunstanburgh Castle, Alnwick Castle and Gardens and you can even take a boat trip to Farne Islands where you might get sightings of unusual birds and even seals.

Portland offers guests an outstanding standard of holiday accommodation in a sublime seaside setting.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Seahouses 1.5 miles; Bamburgh 5 miles.

This attractive and peaceful harbour village is situated beside one of the most beautiful stretches of Northumberland’s Heritage Coastline - Beadnell Bay. Established in Saxon times, Beadnell was once an important fishing village and a smuggler's haven. Nowadays, it is still a fishing village, but is equally popular with holidaymakers who come to enjoy its pretty harbour and, of course, the nearby sandy beaches. The village has a shop, two pubs and a café serving food. Popular Seahouses is just over a mile away and has shops, a supermarket and restaurants, and it also offers boat trips from the harbour to the magnificent Farne Islands - a haven for bird watchers. Bamburgh is close by, whilst the market town of Alnwick with its Castle and Gardens, shops, pubs and restaurants is a short drive away.

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Note: £250 refundable security deposit required for all bookings

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas