About this property
Nestled on the outskirts of South Shields in Tyne and Wear, is this unique ground-floor apartment, The Beach Apartment. Enjoying an impressive location within a cliff, stepping out onto the beach and an adjoining pub, as well as a studio-style interior with feature cave walls, The Beach Apartment is a superb pet-friendly dwelling for a couple seeking a romantic coastal retreat with a difference. Your canine companion can also come along for the adventure! Leave your car in the off-road parking space, before being greeted by a delightful, enclosed front patio with seating and glorious sea views, the perfect spot for savouring your morning coffee as your pooch stretches their legs. Be welcomed into the open-plan space, with magnificent cave feature walls, where you can look forward to rustling up delicious meals for your loved one in the well-equipped kitchen, featuring a handy washing machine, ready to enjoy at the dining table for two over a bottle of wine. After dinner, retire to the sofa where you can snuggle up in front of your favourite film on the TV. Wash away the day with a refreshing shower in the sleek wet room, also featuring exposed cave walls, before climbing into the sumptuous double bed to catch your rest. Pack up your bathing suits, swim trunks and towels, and head straight for the golden sands of Marsden Beach, where you can bathe and paddle the shores. Take advantage of the popular and historic Marsden Grotto which is right on your doorstep, well-known for its iconic lift shaft and tasty menu which features fresh seafood. Keen cyclists are well-catered for with the National Cycle Route 1 just a stone’s throw away, or if that’s not your thing, why not wander the wildlife rich Marsden Old Hall Quarry Local Nature Reserve or test out your swing at The Whitburn Golf Club. Be sure to check out the nearby National Trust site of Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, dating back to the 19th-century and the first lighthouse to be powered by electricity. Venture further into the town, where you will find a plethora of welcoming pubs, restaurants and cafes, as well as the delights of the South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, and South Shields Pier. The nearby town of Jarrow is worth a visit, home to Jarrow Hall, a museum within an Anglo-Saxon monastery, sure to entice any budding historians. Travel to Sunderland where you can wander the exhibits within the Sunderland Museum, visit the renowned Stadium of Light, catch a show at the Sunderland Empire Theatre or picnic in Mowbray Park. Further afield is the bustling city of Newcastle, here you will find the attractions of Newcastle Castle, Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Victoria Tunnel Tours and the Great North Museum. Adventure awaits with a stay at The Beach Apartment.