Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2

Sunderland, Tyne & Wear
The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The garden at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The sitting room at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The sitting room at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The kitchen at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The double bedroom at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The twin bedroom at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The bathroom at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The exterior of Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The garden at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The sitting room at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The sitting room at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The kitchen at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The double bedroom at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The twin bedroom at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear The bathroom at Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 2
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 017003

About Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage 2

A cliff-top cottage perching in the shadows of the iconic red and white Souter Lighthouse.

Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage 2 is a cosy seafront house at end of the iconic red and white, Souter Lighthouse. It was built in 1871 to ward ships from the dangerous rocks at Whitburn Steel, and this two-bedroom cottage would have housed the former keeper and his family. This peaceful property boasts stunning sea views.

From your base at Souter, head north to The Leas, a two and a half miles stretch of magnesian limestone cliffs, wave-cut foreshore and coastal grassland to explore.

Further afield, why not explore one of our nearby properties? Washington Old Hall is a 12 mile drive, Gibside 23 miles, and Cragside 40 miles from the cottage. 
 

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine available
  • Tumble dryer available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner not available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Not accessible

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Layout

  • Ground floor

    Entrance porch, hallway, kitchen/dining room, sitting room, bathroom with shower over bath.

  • First floor

    Two bedrooms (one double with 5' bed and one twin).

Notes for guests

Access: The access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.

Heating: Gas central heating included.

Garden: Garden enclosed by low walls and fences.

Parking: One allocated parking space beside the Lighthouse Tower.

*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.

Dogs: Dogs are allowed on the nearby beach all year around.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 Acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level through to 5 Acorns at the highest level. Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose, safe and clean. Running water and a WC are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities (details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage). Bedding, linen and towels are supplied (with a few exceptions, which is again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. Generally a 1 acorn cottage does not have wifi. Examples of a 1 acorn offer include Cartref, Wales and Rosedene, Worcestershire.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high sleeps to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 acorn cottages have wifi and, similar to a 1 Acorn cottage, the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic in their offer. All 2 (and higher) Acorn cottages supply bedding, linen and towels. Examples of a 2 acorn offer include Engine Cottage, Cornwall and High Hallgarth, Cumbria.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small sized kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage. Examples of a 3 acorn cottage include the Mustard Pot Cottage, Norfolk and Rose Cottage, Isle of Wight.

4 Acorn: these cottage have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally it is likely to have added comfort extras. The ratio of bathrooms to guests will be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers as opposed to over bath showers. Examples of a 4 Acorn offer include Portland House, Dorset and Stepper View, Cornwall.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage. This is the highest offer available. The furniture is of high standard, and has real comfort for modern living. Examples of a 5 Acorn cottage include The Old Rectory, South Wales and West Gate Lodge, Yorkshire.

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