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Mersea Island Cottage -

Island Cottage - boat on water
7 reviews
Island Cottage - boat on water
Sitting room
Double bedroom
Cottage stairs leading to bedrooms
Going to the beach (path across road from cottage)
Looking out from bathroom window
On the water
Dining area
Mersea Island beach huts
Large enclosed garden
Looking out from bedroom window in winter
The Packing Shed
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex, England
.This is a real Mersea Island cottage and is just yards from the sea and beach on the coast road - It is charming and dates back to the 1800's. It has a lovely, sunny, beach-house feel, a comfortable sitting room, dining area, well -equipped kitchen 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 short stroll from the village shops and on the same road as the waterside restaurants e.g. The Company Shed. Elizabeth said'We enjoyed a lovely stay. It was beautifully clean and tidy on our arrival. The cottage is ideally located. Walking distance to the village and just a stones throw from the beach! My children particularly enjoyed the large garden. We will definitely book again.'
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Listing #HL5142570
About the Owner
Diane W
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

My son and I needed a complete break. The cottage offered that and more. Truly peaceful with an enchanting garden. Shops close by which gave personal, friendly service, excellent restaurants and eateries. We loved the proximity to the boats in the estuary with the musical...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had a great long weekend in Island Cottage. Although the cottage is small we managed to fit two adult couples and an overexcited toddler in with no problem. (We were a bit worried about toddler safety with the stairs but there is a boltable...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Ideal for a short break. Gorgeous little cottage with a Cornish feel. Very close to the beach. Loved it and want to buy the cottage!

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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29 Jun 2018 -
30 Aug 2018
July and August
7 nights
31 Aug 2018 -
27 Sep 2018
3 nights
  • Damage Deposit: £95 / stay - Deposit
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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, 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
Easy drive via A12.
Train to Colchester and then taxi or bus
Fly to Stansted Airport
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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