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Mersea waterside cottage - Some weekend availability

Island Cottage stairs
6 reviews
Island Cottage stairs
By the water - see boat in picture
Double bedroom showing character door.
Mersea Island Beach Huts
Going to the beach!
Sitting room
Characterful staircase
Reaching the beach
Double bedroom in summer
West Mersea pretends to be in the Caribbean!
Bathroom window overlooking back garden
Garden in June
Dining area looking out
Looking out from the bedroom in April
The Packing Shed
West Mersea hard
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Mersea Island, Essex, England
Island Cottage, Mersea Island is a delightful cottage dating back to the early 1800's. Just across the road from the waterside and beach on the coast road as can be seen in the picture. The cottage has a delightful, sunny, beach-house feel, a comfortable sitting room, dining area, well -equipped kitchen (washing machine, new cooker, microwave) and bathroom, all downstairs. Upstairs there are two bedrooms - a good sized double and a twin (2' 6' beds). It is in a perfect situation just across the road from the beach path, a few minutes from the village shops and a short stroll along the coast to the waterside restaurants e.g. The Company Shed (renowned as one of the best fresh fish/shellfish places in the UK) and the Oyster Bar and Restaurant.

September 15 weekend available.

Also there is a large garden which is enclosed...
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About the Owner, Diane W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 55 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2007
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL215020
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Excellent - based on 6 reviews
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English first
Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

I had not been to Mersea Island before but found it very quiet and peaceful with amazing views and walks - estuary, marshes, wild fowl, boats, beach....The cottage is small and pretty with a long garden where flocks of small birds perched in the bushes at dusk. Inside everything is comfortable, clean and cosy, but watch out for the almost...

Paul D
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Having never visited Mersea Island it turned out to be a revelation. A beautiful little (still) fishing village on the Essex coast where the oysters are almost lifted out of the water onto your plate. Gloriously tranquil and yet blessed with quirky cottages and seafood restaurants. And Island Cottage is the perfect base from which to enjoy it. Small but...

Diane M
Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We loved our stay in this perfect little cottage. We had never been to Mersea before but found it really tranquil with everything we could possibly need within a few hundreds yard from the cottage. The standard of food served on the Island is outstanding. We ate at the Art Cafe, The Coast Inn and The Mersea Oyster Bar, all...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
27 Oct 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
2 nights
22 Dec 2017 -
4 Jan 2018
Xmas and New Year
3 nights
5 Jan 2018 -
22 Mar 2018
Jan - March
2 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Changeover day is Friday unless by special arrangement

Short breaks are available throughout the year at the discretion of the owner

Please call/text Diane on 07733102433 with requests for dates and costs for short breaks - 2 or 3 nights.

On booking a deposit of 25% should be paid and then the balance and refundable cautionary deposit 8 weeks before arrival.
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About the neighbourhood
West Mersea is ideal for walking, sailing, birdwatching and beachside activities. East Mersea has its own vineyard and brewery! The popular restaurant The Company Shed , West Mersea serves oysters, clams, prawns, lobster, crabs, mussels and more depending on time of year.The island has a strood which gets covered in sea water occasionally cutting the island off - this last for about an hour and tide timetables are available on the web for checking before travelling.
Car advised
How to get there
Drive to Colchester via the A12 and take the road to West Mersea, Mersea Island. Nearest airport is Stansted in Essex.Nearest station is Colchester.Bus runs from Colchester to West Mersea, Mersea Island
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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