Westfield Farmhouse, Seahouses, Northumberland
Telephone 01665 720000
Privately owned, Hastings House was built by owners Neil and Jackie specifically to provide 5 star, large holiday accommodation for groups of people coming together to enjoy and explore Northumberland.
It has been designed to be the best of the best and since it started to welcome visitors in 2008. It has consistently achieved the Visit England top accolade of 5* Gold Award - that’s eleven years straight. An on going programme of repair and improvement together with the day to day attention to detail to ensure that all guests have a great time be it their first or fifth visit, has been fundamental to reaching this goal.
Graded 5 Star by Visit England and for the 11th Year running with the Gold Award Accolade
Four legged friends are not just accepted they are very welcome. Depending on size up to 3/4. Charges apply
We pride ourselves on the stanards we set, the property will be clean, warm and welcoming when you arrive and right up to our Green Clean and Eco Friendly mark.
Leave the kitchen sink at home, we have cot, highchair, stairgate, baby gear, games stations, books and technology for every age. Ask for our Kids Checklist or ring if you need help.
Five Flexible bedrooms, double or twin on request
Situated in a village location, on a quiet lane, but close to all the amenities, and an ideal base from which to explore Northumberland
A kitchen for professionals and family cooks alike. We’re equipped for a Chrismas banquet for 10, or a picnic lunch for 2 and all points inbetween.
Beautiful cabinetry and granite work tops, The range has a six ring ceramic hob on a double electric oven, the cavenous kitchen sink, the two dishwashers. American fridge freezer, and separate drinks chiller. Microwave, 6-slice Toasterr, Coffee machine, bread maker, smoothie maker, the list goes on. Once you book you will be sent a full kitchen inventory, just incase you want to bring your granny’s favourite pie dish, but we think all you’ll need to bring is your “pinny”.
The solid oak table comfortably seats ten. You can even watch the TV whilst you dine if you wish.
We supply pristine white quality crockery and shiny stainless steel cutlery, with ample serving dishes, glasses for every occasion - yes including those for champagne celebrations. The room is cosy and warm in winter with underfloor heating, and a log burner if you need it. You can throw open the wide door to the decked area in summer for dining alfresco dining too.
The comfortable lounge is upstairs, with a juliet balcony looking over open countryside to the sea and the distant village of Beadnell.
At one end is seating for up to 10, infont of the cosy log burner and wall mounted TV with full SKY package including Cinema & Sports (not PPV.) At the other end is a quieter area for reading with library of books, play station games, and where kids can play or use their games station on the screen provided.
Each of the five comfortable bedrooms offers the flexibility to choose a large double bed (4 are Super King, 1 is King), or twin.
On the ground floor two bedrooms have an ensuite shower room, the third uses the adjacent family shower room.
On the first floor, the rear room has an ensuite shower room, and the front room with balcony uses the adjacent bathroom (bath with shower over). Robes and slippers are provided in the non-ensuite bedroosms.
Our shower rooms are small but perfectly formed. The showers themselves are large, some with overhead rain shower heads, others with electric showers.
The house shower room on the ground floor (pictured) is massive providing easy access for the less mobile (it is not however a roll in for wheelchairs). A shower stool, and grab rail can be hired if required.
Upstairs the house bathroom, has a very large 1750 long bath with shower over.
Probably the most popular feature of the house, the hot tub is a top of the range cedar 8-seater. It will be up and running for your arrival at a steady 38º, all you need to do is get in and set the soothing jets, and air blower to your preferred setting.
The only restriction on using the tub is that it is out of bounds between 9pm and 9am. and we do ask that noise is kept to a minimum outside between these times, as we do have neighbours to consider.
The garage provides a great area for the kids or “big kids” to use if the weather turns a little inclement. It also provides an area to store leisure gear - cycles, golf clubs, diving equipment. etc. Its lockable and safe, with washable floors, and has a heater and extending washing line indoors to dry off wet leisure gear.
Our housekeeping team use eco friendly cleaning products to clean Hastings House. We also leave you eco-friendly items for your welcome pack. Washing up Liquid, Multi-surface cleaner, dishwasher tablets, washing powder etc.
The kitchen tap also provides filtered water, as does the fridge.
The hot water is supplied via solar panels on the roof.
We extend a hearty welcome to our K9 visitors, your four-legged friend will receive a personalised welcome pack comprising home backed biscuits, a chew and some poo bags, and one of our doggy towels to use during your stay, all beautifully presented in a personalised carrier bag
If you are struggling for space in the car - we hire dog crates, dog beds and duvets too
Our friends at Happy Hounds nearby also provide doggy day care if you are off to a venue which doesn’t allow dogs ie some castles and gardens. Booking essential. ring for details. 01665 720000.
Hastings has been designed over two floors, to maximise the space available for entertaining, and gathering together, in a location ideal for exploring the county of Northumberland
For 2019 we’ve decided to make it even more easy for you to entertain yourselves. Hastings is a great place to gather for a blather if you haven’t seen each other for a while. But what about the background music, the films, the TV soaps and Sport.
Well there are 7 TV’s in the house so everyone can get to watch what they want. This year in addition to the SKY Cinema & Sprots packages, we’ve introduced an Amazon Firestick with Alexa built in, and a Sound system to bluetooth your own music to.
So, the. kids have their own Play station and Wii but can also bring their own favourite kit to link to the screen provided.
The house has super fast wi-fi, so streaming on your own device isn’t a problem.
For 2019 we are introducing Hastings to Alexa - This service will grow as we develop some of the skills specifically for Hastings to provide information on demand about the house and the area
We take our responsibilities for the environment very seriously. we clean the property with environmentally friendly products, and encourage guests to live in an environmentally friendly a way as possible.
So, our waste is managed with a no-landfill policy by our trade waste company, We encourage guests to recycle, reuse and re-purpose, We provide guests with details of walks, and cycle routes and provide parking for you to leave your car at home.
We also have a no fire-works policy in and around the house, for the sake of wildlife and pets alike.
Arrival days are highlighted by a turquoise circle, click on it and choose the duration of your stay from the drop down. If you wish to arrive on an alternative day or for a length of time not stated, please contact us on 01665 720000, we may be able to offer flexibility for your booking. To see exact rate, or to make a booking click the appropriate arrival date and follow the online prompts. If you are bringing a dog there is a charge - don’t for get to add the number of dogs from the options menu.
Our availability calendar is live 24/7, 365 days a year, so if it is showing available here you are safe to book securely on line, although be assured we double check your booking before we take your deposit. Please note that your deposit is 30% of the accommodation price, plus any options and extras. At the time we take your balance payment we will also require you to lodge a card onto which the Good Housekeeping bond of £250 will be ringfenced at the time of your stay. Note that for Christmas and New Year bookings, and for single sex parties the bond is £500.
Contact one of the team, we also have some smaller self catering cottages, plus a B&B and small touring caravan site on the fringe of Seahouses.
Telephone 01665 720000
Hastings House is situated on the edge of Seahouses, walking distance to pubs, restaurants, harbour and beaches.