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Luxurious, new & super reviews - same owners as Mayflower Cottage in Seahouses

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Large, fabulous newly built 5 bed holiday home in enviable location

This fabulous newly built holiday home represents everything a coastal holiday should offer. Spacious, large and beautifully furnished, it is ideal for those wanting to be within a minute’s walking distance of village amenities but want a luxurious, quiet retreat to return to.

Sailaway is just one minute’s stroll into the bustling, vibrant village with its working harbour, pubs, eateries, golf course, children's activities, shops and boat trips to the fabulous Farne Islands -a sanctuary for 23 species of bird and seal colonies. Sailaway is also perfectly located for long lazy days on the beach and glorious coastal walks and is just a few minutes’ drive from Bamburgh - famed for its beautiful village and iconic castle.

Visitors to our sister holiday home (Mayflower Cottage) will recognise the attention to detail, which have attracted many positive reviews. Designer wallpapers, nautical styling and furniture from Feather and Black, and Barker and Stonehouse; coupled with the great location ensures that a stay here will feel like a very special holiday.

Overview of Accommodation.

Great location within one minute’s walking distance of the shops, restaurants and seafront

Beautifully and luxuriously styled

Large, dual aspect living room with log burner, flat screen TV, and large comfy sofas

Large kitchen/dining room with seating for 12 and glazed patio doors to the garden

Five bedrooms and four bathrooms (three en-suite) -

Downstairs en-suite bedroom, suited to those of limited mobility

Plenty of toys, DVDs and books to keep our younger guests amused.

Guest Leisure Club Membership (admission fee applies)


Large front garden with parking for up to 4 cars

Landscaped patio garden with patio furniture and water feature.

Secluded, contemporary patio garden off kitchen and living room with outdoor furniture

Private parking for 4 cars (a rarity in Seahouses).

A bike store at the far side of the house(from the back) which provides storage for several bikes with a large sturdy bike lock cable for added security. There are also undercover hanging rails in the bike store for hanging any wet clothes or wetsuits.

More Details

Elaine Robson
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Elaine Robson

The owners "The McDermotts" fell in love in with this area as children and have an enduring love of the sea and this stunning coastline.

Wherever you hail from, we hope you will both love this area as much as we do. Please relax and unwind and treat Sailaway as your “home from home” – it gives us a huge amount of pleasure when guests tell us that we have helped to create some lovely memories for other families and friends.

Best wishes

Ian & Frances, Alison & Terje

Elaine Robson purchased this house in 2014

Why Elaine Robson chose Seahouses

This is the second holiday home that we have bought in Seahouses.

Our first property, Mayflower Cottage, was launched three years ago and was aimed at large groups - family and friends - who wanted something large and luxurious to holiday in. (please check out our ratings on this site)

This has proved to be so successful that we decided to buy another property- also aimed at large groups.

What makes this house unique

Extremely close to restaurants, pubs, harbour, beach, golf and horse riding. Also has ground floor en suite bedroom.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We found this house on the internet and it had everything we needed (lots of bathrooms) as we are a group of friends all meeting up for a great weekend. On arrival access was easy and we thought the cake in the fridge and loaf of bread was very thoughtful.

The garden was lovely, particularly in the sunshine. The kitchen certainly got a workout as several of our group like to cook and they were pleased to find so many pots and pans, serving dishes and everything they needed, even a little welcome pack of cleaning supplies was helpful. The bedrooms were all spacious with large en suite bathrooms to some of them. The house was clean and well supplied with toys for children, books for readers, games to keep everyone amused.

Would recommend!
May 2017
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Seahouses House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bathrooms including 3 en-suite shower rooms. 1 with a shower over the bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , King Size en suite bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , King Size en suite bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , King size en suite bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , King size bed
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single , Adult size beds
  • Five Bedrooms Three Kingsize en-suite shower rooms (one of which is downstairs ) Two further bedrooms - Kingsize plus single bed and Triple Bedroom Family Bathrrom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Luxurious, new & super reviews - same owners as Mayflower Cottage in Seahouses
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Simply stunning

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous weekend in Sailaway with a group of friends. The property is perfectly located in Seahouses and is beautifully furnished to a very high standard. It is extremely comfortable and spacious for a large group.

We would highly recommend this property and cant wait to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Alex. Thank you for your lovely review and stating that it was beautifully furnished and very spacious for your large group of friends. We are so glad the location worked for you and we would love to welcome you back again. Regards. Elaine
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Sailaway to Seahouses

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a weekend away with friends at Sailaway and want you to know how much we enjoyed it. Thank you 😊?

The house is luxurious, spacious and clean with the fixtures and fittings completed to a high standard, this makes returning to it after a day spent walking along the beautiful Northumberland coastline so much more enjoyable.

The location is great too, with all the amenities of the village on the doorstep.

We hope to return soon and will definitely recommend it to our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jill. Thank you for such a wonderful 5 star review. I am thrilled that you found Sailaway to be luxurious, spacious and of a high standard. We would love to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards. Elaine
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Excellent family holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Sailaway with all the family while we were celebrating my Dads 70th Birthday. The house was very clean, spacious and it was a lovely touch to have a cream cake in the fridge on arrival. Fantastic break, lots to do, we will definitely recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rachel. Thank you for your review. I'm thrilled that you had a fantastic break and that the house was spacious enough for your Dads Birthday party. We appreciate your lovely comments and recommendations. Kind Regards. Elaine
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Beautiful house, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous house. Great location, walking distance to the harbor. The house was immaculate and very child friendly with loads of books and toys available. When we had problems with the dishwasher not working the owners and property manager were very responsive and apologetic. We would definitely come to stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ruth Thank you for leaving such a lovely review and I am thrilled you thought Sailaway was a beautiful house in a fantastic location. I am so pleased that you appreciate things may occasionally go wrong, but that we always endeavour to sort out any problem asap. We would love to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards. Elaine
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Fabulous...thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful house. It had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this house for a family gathering or celebration. It was spotlessly clean and well furnished. Only minutes away from shops and the sea. Plenty to do for all ages. I've no doubt we'll be booking this house again.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Veronica Thank you for your lovely review and I am so pleased that you found Sailaway to be spotlessly clean as we have a fantastic housekeeper who takes a great pride in her work. We would also love to welcome you back and thank you for your recommendation. Kind Regards. Elaine
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fantastic comfortable house.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Sailaway last week, we were a party of 4 adults and 5 children 10 and under. I cannot fault the house at all, the owners have thought of everything! It was so clean cosy and comfortable, (especially when we lit the fire) and the kids loved the fantastic selection of toys and books available for them. Seahouses itself is a perfect base to explore northumberland and has eveything you need close at hand. I would definately recommend a visit to the italian restaurant 'Insieme' which is a 2 minute walk from Sailaway. Fantastic food and friendly staff! All that is left to say is thank you so much for a fantastic stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Vicky Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are so pleased that you loved Sailaway and felt that the owners had created a special holiday home which was also very homely, especially with the log burner. As you noted, Sailaway is also central to all amenities. We would love to welcome you back again. Kind Regards. Elaine Robson Booking Manager
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
The Ship Inn
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
North Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
The Links, Numerous in Seahouses
Nearest Beach
500 Metres


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $266.49

There is a 25% deposit payable on booking. The balance is due 50 days prior to your holiday, you will be sent a formal confirmation of the days booked, the deposit paid and the balance owing. Weekly bookings run from Friday to Friday from 4pm on day of arrival until 10am on the day of departure. For the comfort of all our gardens, the holiday home and garden areas are strictly non-smoking. A highchair, stairgates and travel cot are available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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