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Inveray

(Ref. 1121825)

Seahouses, Northumberland Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

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

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Great property in a great location."

    Kitchen was one of the best equipped I have ever had

    So happy you enjoyed the house and had a good week. Welcome back any time. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amy5.0May 2024

  • "Nice cottage, well situated for all the popular tourist attractions and quite spacious."

    Reviewed by Trevor5.0May 2024

  • "This is our third time staying at Inveray, we love it!"

    The house has plenty of room, lovely decor throughout, super comfy beds, great shower, well stocked kitchen, private driveway for our large Volvo, garden for our dog to have a roam around, a real home from home. You can easily walk to the beach and town and the owners left a bottle of Prosecco and lemon drizzle cake which was much appreciated and a lovely touch

    You’re more than welcome. Glad you had a great week ☺️ Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Mar 2024

  • "The property was better than expected in the photos."

    My only suggestion is some new pillows on the king sized bed. Everything else was great - plenty room, clean, great location. We visit Seahouses every year and we booked this property whilst there for next March too!

    March is a lovely month, so pleased you enjoyed Inveray and we welcome you back in 2025 like many of our return guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carol4.7Mar 2024

  • "We have stayed at the cottage a few times now."

    We find it well positioned for walks, bus service and amenities. We have a dog so the enclosed garden is a big plus. Our stay was early January so weather was a factor, but we got out every day. The cottage is cosy and comfortable. The heating was used a lot but it was warm throughout. Plenty hot water. There is also a fire you can lite. Overall a cosy cottage with parking for 2 cars comfortably.

    Glad you had another comfy and cosy stay and made the most of the coastline. The view from the lounge window always entices you out whatever the window. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jan 2024

  • "Great holiday home, with everything you could possibly need."

    This was our second visit and I’m sure it won’t be our last. Thank you for the welcome gifts too! The Christmas decorations were great too!

    You’re more than welcome. Glad you had a great time and enjoyed the festive extra’s. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes for 2024. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Dec 2023

  • "We always enjoy our stay at Inveray, that’s why we go so often!"

    Always more than welcome ☺️, hope to have you stay again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Nov 2023

  • "After a long journey from the Midlands we really appreciated the bottle of Prosecco and biscuits left by the owner."

    The house was ideal for us - spacious rooms, comfortable furniture and beds and a private enclosed garden which was safe for our dog. Only about 10 minutes walk into the town and an even shorter walk across the golf course to the huge beach. This was our first holiday in Northumberland but certainly won't be our last. We hope to be able to stay at Inveray again.

    Of course, we welcome you back anytime you wish. That's one of our favourite walks, straight across the golf course to one of the more secluded less known beaches. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Sep 2023

  • "We have visited Seahouses annually for several years but this was our first time staying at Inveray."

    It was perfectly located for us as the dog loves his early morning walk across the golf course to the beach and this property is literally opposite with great views. The garden is a lovely suntrap which proved very handy this year with the unusually hot weather. The house is large and comfortably furnished and handy for walking to shops,pubs etc. Unusually for Seahouses,it also has ample parking with a drive you can actually fit a large car on and space outside as well. While we were there,the owner rang us as the previous guests had experienced issues with the cleaning and she wanted to check everything was ok when we arrived (it was). We enjoyed our stay and would definitely book again in the future when we are travelling with just one dog and not our larger rabble!!

    Glad you had a great time - you had fabulous weather. Even when its windy though the back garden is really calm and sheltered. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kim4.7Sep 2023

  • "Overall a nice property,but ther were a few niggly things that annoyed me."

    In all our many years of renting a cottage in the UK I have never had to provide own dishwasher tablets ( there is always 6/7 provided), no cloths for wiping work tops, no bath mat, I could go on. Trivial I know but annoying.

    Thanks for taking time to talk to me today Alison, I have used a different cleaning co for your booking, and although they left a little cleaning box, they didn’t leave the dishwasher tablets, jay-cloth and presecco like I do. So apologies. Just checked in with present guests and all is good. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison3.1Aug 2023

  • "A fantastic holiday home with beautiful views to the sea."

    Everything you need for a family holiday. The house was beautifully clean on arrival. Bedrooms all good sizes with comfortable beds, good bathroom facilities and the kitchen had everything needed for a self-catering holiday. The back garden is a lovely little sun trap in the afternoon. The location is perfect for exploring, with the short walk to the beach making this an ideal holiday stay. Our only comments would be that unfortunately the freezer was still full of previous visitors food when we arrived, and an extra armchair would have been useful in the living room for us all to sit comfortably. However, these did not impact on our holiday, and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend or rebook the property. Thank you for a lovely stay!

    Reviewed by Sarah4.4Aug 2023

  • "Beautiful property, ideally located, very."

    Close to the beach and the town. We were surprised at how big the rooms were. It was very well equipped and the garden was nice to have. Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Aug 2023

  • "Great property, more than happy to return as it was our first trip to Northumberland and we found Seahouses and “Inveray” an ideal place for our “base”."

    Thank you for a wonderful stay.

    You are more than welcome, hope you had a safe trip home as I know you had a long journey. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Jun 2023

  • "The property itself was just what we required, the beds were comfortable, bed linen and towels very good."

    There were a few pieces of crockery which were a little dirty and two things in the oven which had the remains of cooked bacon(?) on them, requiring an instant wash. The freezer needs replacing. I think we may have missed the bin collection as it was not clear when bins would be collected. The property is in a really good position, close to beach and Seahouses town with a lovely view and abundance of walks around the area.

    Thank you for your feedback, I was waiting for a response from the customer relations team following the damage I reported to my property on your check-out. There is a welcome guide which outlines the bin collections (Wednesday). Yes, the property is really well positioned (I like to drink my morning coffee and look at the sea, from either the garden of lounge). I take care to provide good linen and towels, the damaged fridge door has been repaired and I look forward to welcoming one of my many returning guests later this month. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pamela4.4Apr 2023

  • "Second time staying at Inveraray, lovely big house with all the comforts of home, super comfy bed, lovely hot shower, plenty of space to move about, well stocked kitchen, enclosed garden for our dog and spacious driveway for our Volvo car."

    Great location, right to take dog to beach, left for short walk into town. Milk and biscuits left for us on arrival, lovely touch, thank you. Had a great holiday, we will be back!

    Reviewed by Sandra4.7Mar 2023

  • "Beautiful location with everything we needed."

    Only one suggestion, a bath mat. Thank you

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely comfortable cottage with wonderful views."

    Well equipped and decorated. Windows and TV screen could have done with a clean but appreciate its a difficult time of year.

    Reviewed by Sarah4.7Mar 2023

  • "We enjoyed a few days in this lovely property."

    It was spotlessly clean and had everything you could possibly need for your stay. The sea view from the lounge window was mesmerising and I spent a few relaxing hours just watching the waves roll into shore. The log burner was a blessing as the weather was very cold and after our daily dog walk, it was wonderful to settle down in one of the old chairs (which we loved), to warm up.Given the chance my little Dachshund would have spent the whole day toasting himself in front of it! It was a real home from home. Very comfortable and welcoming and I would certainly recommend anyone to stay here. We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Keith5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovely property, spacious with everything you need, nice decor and a real home from home, private parking on drive and secure garden for our dog, location brilliant for walking to beach and to shops, had a great week’s holiday."

    Mar 2022

  • "Our family loved our time at Inveray."

    It was perfect for a family with 3 girls and 1 boy. It was very well equipped, had lovely spacious rooms and a wonderful view from the lounge window especially of sunrise over the sea. We hope very much to return.

    Oct 2021

  • "Lovely property in a great location,so handy for the beach and for exploring the area."

    Good range of utensils in the kitchen and would recommend to friends and family and hope to visit again.

    Jun 2021

  • "It was a fantastic cottage which felt very homely and had everything we needed."

    Very comfortable and beautifully decorated

    Jul 2020

  • "Comfortable property, with sea views from the front rooms."

    Great location for exploring the Northumbrian coast

    Feb 2020

  • "Inveray is a well presented and comfortable property which we have returned to on five occasions."

    Good facilities, comfortable beds and somewhere that feels like home. We love it!

    Dec 2019

  • "Inveray is is a homely, well presented and very comfortable property."

    The owner is very thoughtful, even to the extent of leaving a new year present for our dog! Good facilities and an excellent base for new year in wonderful Northumbria.

    Dec 2018

  • "Well situated close to all amenities."

    Accommodation standard was excellent. Would return to this cottage.

    Sep 2018

  • "Lovely comfortable house very well equipped kitchen very close to shops and amenities."

    Sep 2018

  • "Lovely property."

    Ideally located and nice and secure garden for dog.

    Jul 2018

  • "Our first visit with our daughter and her family - the whole experience was great."

    This area is the best kept secret.

    May 2018

  • "Lovely well equipped house - love the enclosed garden with plenty garden furniture for those sunny days."

    Close to the beach and shops.

    Apr 2018

  • "Lovely property that we hope to return to."

    Ideally situated in Seahouses, a place we have been coming to for eight years now. Comfortable beds and well appointed.

    Jul 2017

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x bunk plus single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Downstairs cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room
  • Oil heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Non-enclosed garden with lawn and enclosed rear garden with furniture
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.4 miles
  • Note: Bedroom 3 consists of bunk beds plus a single bed

The property

Resting in the coastal town of Seahouses and within easy reach of the wonders of Northumberland, Inveray is an ideal family holiday home close to local amenities.

Be welcomed by this lovely white-painted detached house, parking off-road and unpacking with ease.

An airy sitting room encourages you to relax with a cup of coffee and a good book in one of the selection of sofas, enjoying the vast streams of light drawn in through the large bay windows.

Cooking will be a delight in the well fitted kitchen, offering a great range of home-from-home amenities and a countryside cottage feel from the bare brick fireplace and the welcoming glow of a woodburning stove, and you can dine at the wooden table, enjoying a heart-warming family meal, and also access the rear garden through double glass doors.

Three bedrooms nestle within this property, as well as a family bathroom where you can relax amongst the bubbles, including a spacious king-size with storage, a double with pink walls and a bunk room with an additional single, ideal for children.

Seahouses is a great coastal town offering a range of local amenities and attractions, beginning only a short walk away in the town centre, where you will find a range of tasty eateries and independent shops, as well as a convenience store where you can stock up on essentials.

Seahouses has a pretty harbour, a fantastic sandy beach and you can further explore the coast with Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours.

For a taste of history head over to Beadnell lime Kilns, or the magnificent Bamburgh Castle, and beyond that there is the historic Holy Island with its amazing Lindisfarne Priory, castle, lighthouse and museums.

Make the perfect family getaway with a stay at Inveray.

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About the location

SEAHOUSES

Beadnell 1.8 miles; Bamburgh 3.5 miles; Alnwick 14.8 miles.

A bustling, pretty fishing village with an attractive harbour, situated on the beautiful Northumbrian coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Seahouses offers a variety of shops and a good selection of inns, pubs and eating places. Nearby are miles and miles of splendid sandy beaches and the opportunity to visit the bird sanctuary or seal colony on the famous Farne Islands with boat trips running daily from Seahouses, is not to be missed. There are numerous castles and great houses to explore, such as the magnificent castles at Bamburgh, Cragside, and Alnwick (home of the Duke of Northumberland), to mention just a few. Golf, fishing and riding are also available locally.

Any arrival date different to a Friday and short breaks need to be checked first with the owner.

Please note that although this property can sleep 7 there are only 6 dining chairs to the dining table.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter