Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The cottage is charming and dates back to the early 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, a short stroll from the village shops and on the same road as the waterside restaurants e.g. The Company Shed
"We enjoyed a lovely stay at Island Cottage. 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."
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Across the road!|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Stansted, Nearest railway: Colchester|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details outdoors||
Large garden with fence making it secure. Seating outside for 4 with a table. The terrace is a sun trap on a sunny day.
Parking is available where permissable on the road by the cottage. There is one double bedroom with a double bed and a twin room with two 2' 6" beds.
The TV has digital Freeview channels
Changeover day is on SATURDAY unless by special arrangement
Short breaks (2/3 nights) are available on request.
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On booking a 25% deposit will be required and the balance 8 weeks before arrival. A returnable security deposit will be required 2 weeks before arrival.
The South East England region
This lovely island is quiet and peaceful and perfect for a relaxing break. Visitors to the cottage return year after year once they find Mersea Island and West Mersea.
Many people visit to enjoy lunch at The Company Shed, Coast Road, West Mersea or the Oyster Bar and Restaurant. Another popular place to visit is the Mersea Island Vineyard, East Mersea where they make both wine and beer.
The small West Mersea Village is home to a number of small specialist shops and one small supermarket so all your needs can be catered for without getting in the car.
This area is popular for sailing and also for beach holidays
For exploring you are only a short drive from Colchester, Malden, Wivenhoe and Constable country in Essex and Suffolk.. Villages and interesting towns are everywhere.
There are some interesting villages for old guildhalls and overhanging cottages, numerous gastro pubs and restaurants also foodie destination like Tiptree where they make the jam, have a museum and a good tea room.
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.