Sea Gem in Amble

Scandi-Inspired Beach House in the Thriving Fishing Town of Amble, for holidays near the coast

Sea Gem in Amble is a contemporary home inspired by the coast, full of indulgent and beautifully designed features such as huge glass windows and glass balconies – ideal for a coastal holiday. This gorgeous holiday home close to the beach is the perfect base for families and friends alike, looking to relax in a comfortable and luxurious setting, yet with the restaurants and views of Amble harbour and the coastline just a splash away.

Sleeping six guests, this stylish retreat in Northumberland has three bedrooms with three bathrooms and a spacious, open-plan living space, a snug room with a drinks trolley; plenty of games and a west-facing balcony to capture those beautiful sunsets perfectly.

Sea Gem is perfect for those seeking a holiday near the coast, as the position within Amble is close to the beach, seafront and a wide selection of excellent places to eat, yet not in the centre of the hustle and bustle.

Private parking, pet-free and free Wi-Fi.

Sea Gem in Amble

Sleeps 6 No Pets
4 starGold award
prices & availability

 

Overview

Sea Gem is a spacious coastal holiday home close to the beach, with the open plan living space upstairs maximising on the social space . The additional snug allows those who want to seek some peace and quiet to relax out on the balcony and watch the sunset, a perfect addition to your holiday in Amble.

Sleeping up to six guests in three bedrooms, each bedroom has a bathroom – either an en suite or a family bathroom. The lounge, kitchen and dining room are all open plan, and with so many windows the living space is light and airy, with the option to spill out to either the east or west-facing balconies.

Sea Gem has a private driveway to park up to 4 cars and an enclosed lawned garden.  We regret dogs are not permitted here. There is free Wi-Fi as standard and please see the Facts and Features panel for more details on the facilities of Sea Gem.

Ground Floor

Entrance

Sea Gem has all bedrooms on the ground floor and the living space is upstairs to make the most of its bright and airy position. Entry is directly into the hallway where you’ll find a WC and cloakroom for the storage of coats and shoes.

Master Bedroom with en suite

This lovely bedroom is tastefully decorated and has access directly out to the garden via glass patio doors. King size bed (5ft wide), wardrobe, drawers with luxury linen provided.

The en-suite shower room provides a large walk-in shower with rainfall shower head and additional attachment; WC; wash hand basin; plenty of bathroom storage and a heated towel rail. Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Bedroom Two with En-suite Shower Room

The second bedroom is equally as lovely with a kingsize bed (5ft wide), large east-facing window, wardrobe and drawers.  Luxury linen is provided.

The en-suite shower room contains a large walk-in shower with rainfall shower head and additional attachment; WC; wash hand basin; plenty of bathroom storage and a heated towel rail. Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Bedroom Three with Family Bathroom

This large bedroom has twin single beds (each 3ft wide) with a west-facing window, wardrobe and chest of drawers.  Luxury bed linen is provided. The family bathroom on the first floor is for use by guests using this bedroom, with towels and complimentary toiletries provided.

First Floor

A feature oak and glass staircase leads up to an impressive open-plan living space on the first floor of the property. The family bathroom, utility room and snug are also on the first floor.

Lounge

Beautifully decorated and looking out onto the glass, east-facing balcony, the lounge has two velvet Chesterfield sofas seating 6 guests in total, which are deep enough so your feet won’t touch the ground! There is a Smart TV with full access to Netflix and glass doors lead out to the balcony.

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East-Facing Balcony

Leading from the lounge this lovely balcony is perfect for capturing the morning sun. There’s a bistro table with 2 chairs for enjoying breakfast or just a cup of coffee in the sunshine.

Dining Kitchen

Open plan, the kitchen is modern and well-stocked. There’s a fridge/freezer; electric fan oven with ceramic hob; dishwasher; 4-slice toaster; kettle; microwave; Dolce Gusto coffee machine with an initial supply of pods; blender and vegetable steamer.

The dining table seats six guests on four chairs and a bench seat for two, beneath a lovely large east-facing window.

Snug and West-Facing Balcony

The snug is a lovely room and a perfect addition to Sea Gem, ideal for those looking for peace and quiet or to catch up on their favourite box set on Netflix. With the west-facing balcony accessible through the glass doors, you can enjoy beautiful sunsets on the two rocking chairs and make use of the basket of fluffy blankets to use when the evenings get chilly. In the snug there’s also a corner sofa seating up to four; a large Smart TV with full access to Netflix and a drinks trolley with a cocktail kit (no drinks provided).

Family Bathroom

This large bathroom is to be used by guests staying in the twin bedroom and contains a bath with rainfall shower head over, WC, sink and heated towel rail. Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Utility Room

A very useful room with cupboards and plenty of surface storage, you’ll also find a wine cooler for additional drinks to save room in the kitchen fridge. there’s a washing machine; sink and a traditional ‘pully maid’ for drying clothes.

 

Garden

There’s a small garden to the front and a larger garden to the rear, accessible through the side gate from the driveway and also directly from the master bedroom. The garden is lawned and enclosed with a furnished patio area.

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Parking

Sea Gem has a private driveway that can accommodate four cars.

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Sea Gem in Amble

Sleeps 6 No Pets
4 starGold award
prices & availability

An Indulgent Coastal Escape

With feature glass balconies, beautiful décor and a calm and spacious feel, Sea Gem is as cool and luxurious as its name suggests, ensuring you have a stylish holiday in Amble.

Facts & Features

Sleeps
Up to 6 guests and 1 baby.

Family
1 infant welcome. 1 travel cot and 1 highchair available upon request.

Pets
We regret pets are not permitted at Sea Gem.

Bedrooms
3 bedrooms; 2 king size rooms and 1 twin room, all on the ground floor.

Bedding
All bedding and pillows are non-feather, suitable for those with allergies.

Bathrooms
Both king size rooms on the ground floor have en-suite shower rooms. There is a WC/cloakroom at the entrance hallway on the ground floor and a family bathroom on the first floor. Each en-suite shower room has a large walk-in shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail. The family bathroom contains a shower over the bath, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail. Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Nearest EV Charging Point
Click here to find the nearest EV charging point – use postcode NE65 0FN.

Garden & Balconies
The enclosed garden is lawned and the patio is furnished with a table and chairs. The east-facing balcony from the lounge has seating for 2. The west-facing balcony from the snug has seating for 2.

BBQ
There is no BBQ provided at Sea Gem but you would be welcome to bring your own, however please take care to site it on the paved area of the ground only.

Arrivals & Departures
Arrival days are Friday or Monday (short breaks available)

Extra Touches
An exceptional Welcome Hamper is provided, which includes some lovely basics including locally-baked bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee and a bottle of wine. Luxury complimentary toiletries are included. A bespoke property and local area guide tells you all you need to know to make the most of your stay. Free Wi-Fi and Netflix for cosy nights in.

Facilities
Fridge/freezer, electric fan oven and ceramic hob, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, Dolce Gusto coffee machine (with an initial supply of pods) and cafetiere. Washing machine, ‘pully maid’ clothes dryer and drinks fridge in the utility room. Iron, ironing board and vacuum. Hairdryers, books, and a range of board games. Central heating is provided throughout.

Mod Cons
Large Smart TV’s in the lounge and the snug with Netflix. Bose Bluetooth portable speaker. Free Wi-Fi.

Accessibility
Accommodation over 2 floors.

Parking
On the large driveway there is room for up to 4 cars.

Please be aware
Dogs are strictly not permitted at Sea Gem.
A stair gate is not possible at the top or bottom of the stairs at Sea Gem due to the contemporary design of the stair case.

COVID-19 Special Arrangements  
New arrival and departure times have been introduced from July 2020 to accommodate the enhanced cleaning protocols necessary to ensure the safety of guests and housekeeping staff.
Arrival: from 4pm  Departure: by 9:30am  Click here for more details.

Other Information
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Frequently Asked Questions
About Amble
Access Statement

Virtual Tour & Floorplan

Here’s a 3D virtual tour of Sea Gem. Click on the image to start the tour, then use your mouse or touch screen to move around, to discover all aspects of the property. Click on the floor plan to enlarge. If you have any questions, please email us or call us on 01665 710700.

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Map & Local Area

Nestled in the Anchorage Place development, Sea Gem is in a quiet, leafy residential area of Amble. Only 10 minutes easy walk to the Amble marina, Sea Gem is in a very pleasant spot for enjoying the best of this thriving fishing town, close to the beach, yet in a peaceful location away from any tourist areas during your coastal holiday. Everything can be reached easily on foot, which is what you want from a holiday in Amble near the coast; such as the harbour, main street and the great restaurants on the quayside.

The coastline and harbour are very interesting in Amble as you can watch the fishing boats come and go. The Little Shore is at the southern end of Amble with a little beach before you reach the promenade and the pier. The views of Coquet Island from the pier are beautiful. A mile south is Hauxley Nature Reserve which has a whole host of different wildlife to spot all year round, even if you holiday in Amble in the winter, it’s just as beautiful.

One mile north you will find the medieval village of Warkworth with its impressive castle at the top of the village. Warkworth is very easy to reach on foot, following the walk along the Coquet estuary from the harbour until you reach the castle. During a holiday to Amble, you must visit Warkworth! You’ll find a great selection of village pubs (no less than 4 to choose from!) and a 5-mile golden sandy beach accessible from the north end of the village.

Amble is an excellent place to be based to enjoy a great range of restaurants and cafes, and its wonderful to have the beautiful coastal landscape on your doorstep and be so close to the beach.  It’s very easy to reach a host of other popular places in Northumberland during your holiday in Amble, such as Rothbury country village and the nearby Simonside Hills and Ingram Valley, the traditional coastal villages of Embleton, Craster and Bamburgh, to the central market town of Alnwick with the world-class Alnwick Garden and Castle to experience.  Everywhere in Northumberland is easy to reach from Sea Gem in Amble.

 

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Tips from a local

Make sure you pay a visit to Druridge Bay Country Park which you can easily reach by car in 5 minutes or on foot which will take a bit longer.

Not only is it a pretty country park with a 100 acre lake fringed with woodland and meadows, it also has a huge 7 mile stretch of golden sandy beach and has several nature reserves tucked behind it’s dunes.

Druridge Bay is a hub of activity, hosting the national Park Run every Saturday, the annual VW Campervan Festival and the lake is home to many watersports activities all year round. If watersports is your thing, visit Northside Surf School, based in Amble.

Tips from a local

Pick up some fresh bread and other deli goodies from The Farm Bakery or The Amble Butcher on the high street, pack a picnic and head down towards the Braid, just a few minutes from Sea Gem. They have picnic benches there. And you’re on the coast, so you can see the boats going in and out of the marina.

Tips from a local

For a top notch meal in a warm and welcoming atmosphere, be sure to visit Jasper’s Cafe and Bistro, just a short walk from the apartment across the town. The food is exquisite (Jasper’s reached number 1 on Trip Advisor out of 778 eateries in Northumberland!) and the staff go out of their way to ensure you enjoy your whole dining experience.

Tips from a local

Go on a Puffin Cruise to Coquet Island, sailing from Amble dock. The island is home to over 40,000 nesting sea birds such as Puffins, Roseate Terns, Sandwich Terns, Arctic Terns, Kittiwakes and Eider Ducks which all nest in the summer months. A grey seal colony also stays at the island all year round can be seen on the east side of the island. Dave Gray’s boat trips are the best and have been operating for the longest.

Tips from a local

Overlooking the gorgeous Amble Harbour, you will find Matt Robson’s Artwork shop/gallery which is fairly new to Amble but is very popular with the locals. There is beautiful handmade homeware available to purchase such as cushions, mugs, slate boards, and tumblers. Along with limited edition prints. Items from here would be perfect for a gift for family or friends or even a treat for yourself!

Sallyanne Rutter

Owner of Sea Gem

A Word from the Owner…

I was born and bred in Northumberland, currently living in Seahouses. I can’t imagine not living by the sea and love the sound of waves crashing on the beach. I love the beach in all weather and never gets bored as there are plenty of beaches in the area to walk on. I purchased Sea Gem as an investment but also as a weekend bolthole for myself and my partner Mark. It’s not too far away but just enough to be able to relax away from Mark’s business. The yellow settees are the most comfy sofas and enjoy relaxing on them watching a movie or two!

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Telephone: 01665 710 700 or click here to email us your enquiry.