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Tynemouth Village Penthouse

(Ref. 989483)

Tynemouth, Northumberland Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "We were a group of four adults, and we all had a great time."

    It was a Christmas booking and I had asked if we could take some decorations. Steve the owner said he was going to do that anyway and the place was magical with a big tree in the living room corner and lit garland over a bookcase etc. We took a few of our own as well. The apartment is very spacious and rambling but in a great way. Shower was very good and a great tub to soak in too. The kitchen was great and well kitted out but no dishwasher which was fine. Views across to the sea and old cottages , houses and the castle from a large window in the kitchen and a good-sized table for us all to eat around. The beds were huge and very very comfortable, and we slept well every night. The living room fronts Front Street and its many bars and restaurants and gets busy at weekends but as the bedrooms are high up it didn't disturb us. On arrival we had rather a lot of luggage and Steve asked his son to help us with the climb up the stairs which was a great help. Tynemouth was great and there were plenty of restaurants, bars, gift and clothes shops. We particularly liked Davanti Classico next to Tynemouth station. Their pizzas and steaks are freshly made and prepared and the portions and quality of the sauces and pasta dishes were amazing. Finally, I would like to thank Steve our host and his welcoming wife, and son for the attention and assistance they gave us. Nothing was too much trouble especially from Steve. Thanks very much from all four of us.

    Reviewed by David4.4Dec 2023

  • "Amazing apartment right in the heart of Tynemouth Perfect for nightlife, shops, bars and train station."

    Loved the quirky layout! The view to sea from the kitchen balcony was beautiful both at night and day. Remember your binoculars Steve and Louise were lovely hosts, came to welcome us in and gave us the parking permits. They lived close by if we needed them but thankfully everything went well. We had a great time.

    Reviewed by Lindsay5.0Nov 2023

  • "The penthouse is spacious, comfortable and well equipped."

    Boasting gorgeous views across the harbour and out to sea, it is located right in the heart of Tynemouth, with shops and cafes literally on the doorstep and the metro station with it's bustling weekend market only a five minute walk away. Steve, the owner, was on hand to welcome us and show us round the quirky, multi-level apartment when we arrived; he even ensured we found a good place to park just round the corner! We had a lovely stay and hope to return again. Perfect base for exploring Tynemouth and surrounding area.

    Reviewed by Amelia5.0Oct 2023

  • "Attentive owner, lovely property, well situated, accurate listing."

    However in retrospect we decided that just one combined bathroom toilet was not enough for 5 adults, especially as the occupant in the small bedroom had the choice of a long walk to the bathroom involving quite a few stairs or walking through one of the double rooms. Not ideal in the night! For four people this would be just perfect.

    Reviewed by Fiona4.4Sep 2023

  • "Great location for everything but if you want peace and quiet it’s not for you!"

    The property is single glazed and you can hear everything on the street below especially so at the weekends with the close proximity of bars etc……. Oh and the seagulls dancing on the roof at crack of dawn!! I would agree with previous reviews that it is looking tired and dated and it could do with another toilet when fully occupied with 6. The 3rd bedroom is tiny and just fits a kingsize bed in along with the slope of the ceiling it’s really only suitable for young children. We had to turn the mattresses on the beds and zip together as we had it as twins originally but they dipped in the middle and one of our granddaughters ended up sleeping face down in the gap with her sister rolling on top of her! The cleanliness was not to our standard, I know the owner had a private cleaning company in before us as they were away but it wasn’t great. There was a lot of mould in the shower all along the sealant edges and up the sides and the door seals … after a day of tolerating it both myself and my daughter in law set too and cleaned it up! A squirt of bleach wouldn’t go amiss either in the toilet as very stained! In the kitchen the microwave hadn’t been cleaned and was dirty inside and had grease splatters up the side from cooking on the hob next to it. ! We also had to clean the splash back from the hob as it was thick with grease from cooking and the toaster was covered in crumbs! There was also a dirty light switch in the kitchen. The cupboards are full of cleaning products they just need using! Plenty of cooking utensils, crockery etc. There are a lot of stairs in the property so not suitable for the less able bodied, our granddaughters loved the quirkiness of it though. Great views from the balcony and we were very comfortable. There is a parking permit for 1 car and you have to park in specified zones so you can’t see your car. Any other vehicles can usually find parking up near the station (harder at weekend) as it is predominantly parking permit zone area.

    Reviewed by Nicola3.4Aug 2023

  • "Great location with a wonderful view."

    Very welcoming hosts

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0May 2023

  • "The accommodation is excellent and Steve and his wife were amazing."

    Sykes need to understand their properties more. I specifically asked if there was a lift and if not a lot of stairs as we have twin babies and a lot of stuff (I mean a LOT) I asked this before booking and was told no lift but a very small flight of stairs. This is not the case, and is quite misleading from Sykes as the the entrance is indeed one set of stairs, but then there is a LOT of stairs into the apartments and throughout. Thankfully Steve and his wife were lovely and helped take all our stuff up but Sykes need to know what they’re selling. This isn’t suitable for people with small children and a lot of stuff.

    Reviewed by Jo4.4Apr 2023

  • "The penthouse apartment is warm and comfortable and situated in a great location."

    I have stayed there before and will certainly return. Steve is a very friendly and welcoming host.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Feb 2023

  • "Steve who showed us around was very friendly and helpful."

    Sent me a text thanking me for leaving the property in a clean and tidy state, which i felt was a very nice touch. The house was in a perfect location.

    Reviewed by Emily5.0Sep 2022

  • "What a fabulous property right near the seafront and with wonderful views across Tynemouth Priory & Castle to the sea."

    Steve was a brilliant host and the apartment was really spacious and spotlessly clean. Everything you need is within easy reach of the apartment - we hope to visit again soon. Highly recommended

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Aug 2022

  • "Best property that we have stayed at."

    The owner was amazing and the apartment had absolutely everything that you could ever need. Mega comfy beds, amazing location and a view to die for. Will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2022

  • "The property is in a fabulous location, ideal for bars, restaurants and public transportation."

    Towels and linen were very clean and beds were comfortable but we needed to wash the glasses and mugs before we used them. Overall the property is comfortable and homely, but starting to look tired and in need of a little updating in places.

    Reviewed by Ken4.4Jul 2022

  • "Location Location Location."

    What a fabulous apartment in the heart of Tynemouth. Fabulous views of the sea and the abbey from the balcony. Steve met us on arrival and even carried our very heavy suitcase up the stairs. I’m sure he could have done with a glass of the Prosecco that he had kindly given us as a welcome gift. The apartment has a large kitchen, living room and 3 bedrooms all with king size beds. The 3rd bedroom is smaller as stated in the property description. I think it would be a bit of a squeeze for 2 adults but as a party of 5 it met our needs. The weather was fabulous so we spent most of our time on the balcony admiring the views. Steve was a really fabulous host. He answered any questions promptly. The welcome gift of milk tea coffee and Prosecco was a lovely gesture. As a group we have been coming to Tynemouth for the last 7 years. I think we have found our go to accommodation.

    Reviewed by Dymphna5.0Jul 2022

  • "This was an amazing property and the owner Steve was extremely welcoming and did what he could to make our stay enjoyable."

    Loved the sea views from the balcony, and the quirky layout. It was perfect for our needs, the only real downside was one bathroom between six of us but we did manage fine.

    Reviewed by Caroline4.7Apr 2022

  • "A great host, fantastic flat in a great location."

    We loved it and will be back.

    Reviewed by Julie4.4Jan 2022

  • "The beds where 5 star hotel standard."

    Very comfortable apartment another toilet would had been good. Views to die for. Loved it and would book again.

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Dec 2021

  • "Great place in a fantastic location with sea views from the kitchen and back bedroom."

    There are a couple of Delicatessens and loads of places to eat and/or drink in the village. Steve is a very friendly and helpful owner.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Dec 2021

  • "Steve is a terrific host - very friendly and accommodating."

    The property is located right in the centre of Front Street, all the cafes, restaurants and shops are right on your doorstep. The Priory, King Edward's Bay (and Riley's Fish Shack) are too. This is the third time we've stayed at the apartment and consider it the best in Tynemouth. Looking forward to visiting again in the not too distant future.

    Reviewed by Les5.0Nov 2021

  • "Another great stay at the village penthouse."

    Spotlesly clean, great view, good facilities and perfect location. Steve was informative & helpful as ever.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2021

  • "Possibly the best equipped holiday home we have stayed in (and we have experienced quite a few!"

    ). Complete home from home, there was nothing we needed that wasn't supplied. Beds were SO comfy. Netflix provided which was a nice bonus. Amazing views and lovely outdoor balcony to enjoy these from.

    Reviewed by Jessica4.7Sep 2021

  • "Great apartment, spacious and perfect location."

    Steve was fantastic with contact before, during and after to check if we needed anything during our stay.

    Reviewed by Stefan5.0Aug 2021

  • "I would recommend this property."

    This was our second booking at the property. It is very comfortable and in a great location. Hopefully we will be booking again.

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Jun 2021

  • "We have just spent the happiest, most wonderful week in sunny Tynemouth at The Tynemouth Village Penthouse."

    The accommodation is spacious, comfortable and charmingly quirky with the different levels. The view across the rooftops to the mouth of the Tyne was amazing. There was plenty of good cooking equipment, a roomy fridge with freezer so we were able to shop and cook for our family with ease. The bed was truly comfortable, again with the gorgeous view across to the mouth of the Tyne. Steve, the owner was really helpful and informative and we wouldn’t hesitate to book the Penthouse again.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Apr 2021

  • "A really fantastic stay at this gorgeous huge spacious apartment, it was well equipped for 6 people, the beds were super comfortable and the linen and towels immaculate."

    The views were superb from the kitchen and the balcony was a lovely place to sit and have a quiet drink, or breakfast in a morning. Steve the owner was a brilliant host, very quick to respond to messages and nothing was too much trouble. Would definitely book again. Benson Family

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Apr 2021

  • "Absolutely love it!"

    We came away with our 3 children and felt very at home. Quirky & spacious penthouse, with everything you need including comfy beds & sofa! Great place in a great location in the center of Tynemouth with fantastic views and some lovely restaurants. Steve the owner was really helpful with recommendations for places to eat & local amenities. Also checked in on us mid week to make sure we had everything we needed for our stay. We will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Philippa5.0Oct 2020

  • "We had a lovely stay in the penthouse, which is in a fantastic position in Tynemouth Village close to shops, pubs, cafes, restaurants and only 5 minutes from the metro station."

    The property is spacious, quirky and very comfortable with views of the sea from several windows. Steve was a superb host, very attentive and provided us with everything we needed - the bonus being a bottle of Prosecco! We would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Oct 2020

  • "Excellent property in the best possible location."

    Nothing even remotely negative to say about it.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Sep 2020

  • "The host was very helpful"

    Reviewed by Douglas5.0Sep 2020

  • "The property was excellent accommodation in a great location for exploring Tynemouth."

    We are hoping to book the property again on our next visit to Tynemouth.

    Reviewed by Gaynor5.0Sep 2020

  • "Beautiful property, great views and so well equipped, Steve was a perfect host, loved Tynemouth and the situation of the property was fantastic, right in the middle of everything which made it a fantastic weekend."

    If you are looking for a quality property in a great area, this is the one for you.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Mar 2020

  • "A fantastic place to stay."

    Brilliant location. Steve was a really attentive landlord and when we had a problem he straight away tried to sort things out for us. Views were lovely and would recommend staying there.

    Reviewed by Lucy4.7Feb 2020

  • "Could hsve done with another bathroom but would not put me off going back."


    Reviewed by Gill4.4Jan 2020

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  • Over third and fourth floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x third-floor super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin upon request), 2 x fourth-floor super-king-sizes (zip/links, can be twin upon request)
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Third-floor kitchen/diner with balcony
  • Third-floor sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 4 x Smart TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking with permit provided
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.01 miles
  • Note: The third bedroom is quite a small attic room with sloping ceiling features, but still has a king-size bed

The property

Tynemouth Village Penthouse is an elegantly-styled penthouse nestled across the third and fourth floors in a historic Georgian building in the heart of the seaside town of Tynemouth, in the North East region of England.

This property is perfect for anyone looking to explore this wonderful location and benefits from being within striking distance of a range of tourist attractions.

Climb the steps to the third floor and find a stunning and spacious kitchen/diner with breath-taking sea views.

Doors lead out from here, to a delightful balcony where you can take a cup of tea in the morning and watch the sunrise over the sea and historic Tynemouth Priory.

On return from one of your adventures, you can rustle up a hearty meal in the fully-equipped kitchen and get everyone together at the dining table to tuck in and toast to a wonderful holiday with a glass of champagne which you can also take into the grand Georgian sitting room with views over the village.

Up a smaller set of stairs to a half landing, you will discover a super-king-size bedroom and steps lead up again to the fourth floor which also holds two super-king-sizes bedrooms, each with zip and link features and can be separated into single beds upon request, ideal for flexible sleeping arrangements.

Tynemouth was voted the best place to live in the North of England in the Sunday Times 2018 awards and is an excellent choice for a holiday due to its coastal location and easy access to three nearby beaches including Tynemouth Beach, King Edward's Bay or Long Sands Beach, all giving the opportunity for swimming, surfing, or playing a variety of beach games.

For a spot of history, venture towards the ruins of Tynemouth Priory and Castle, or the ancient fortification of Arbeia in South Shields.

One of the many attractions include the nationally famous Riley’s Fish Shack, and the property is also a mere stone’s throw from a number of quality restaurants and wine bars, as well as kayaking, surfing, and cycling hire being available within close proximity.

Tynemouth Aquarium is perfect for your little ones, as is Tynemouth Park which has family mini golf, a soft play area and even a boating lake.

Tynemouth Village Penthouse is a refreshing getaway for a couple or family looking to explore this wonderful part of the country.

Note: This property can be booked with Lovatt House Apartment (Ref. 989529), together sleeping up to 10 guests, perfect for the extended family as it is directly below Tynemouth Village Penthouse.

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About the location


Newcastle 8 miles; Durham 21 miles

This scenic town rests just north of the mouth of the River Tyne on the north east coast of England. This is a wonderful coastal holiday destination, Tynemouth is rich with history holding fascinating buildings such as the Spanish Battery and the Tynemouth Priory and Castle. Take a trip around the great range of shops, pubs, restaurants and cafés, you will never want to leave! In terms of activities, the town offers an aquarium, a golf course, a variety of parks and a stunning beach with a pier and a stunning lighthouse. The bustling city of Newcastle is a short journey away, offering elite shopping, eating and drinking as well as museums and galleries. The beautiful city of Durham is also accessible by car, it offers beautiful buildings and a rich history.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas