West Mersea holiday cottage letting with beach/lake nearby, internet access, TV and rural retreat

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  • Cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

A detached modern chalet bungalow with large kitchen, including washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, full-size fridge/freezer, dining room with patio doors to totally enclosed rear garden with furniture. Lounge with flat screen tv and dvd player,cloakroom and twin bedded room. Stairs leading to main bedroom with ensuite shower/wc, family bathroom and large single bedroom. Flat screen tv in main and twin bedrooms. Private parking for 4 cars. Dog friendly,1 dog no charge,£15 for 2, more please enquire. No cats. Discount for 2persons, T&Cs apply.

Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3: Single Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Children under 5 not accepted. No cats.

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About the owner

Kathy H.
Average reply time:
34 minutes

Calendar updated:
28 Jun 2024

Years listed:
11

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 5. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Jul 2013. Located in Mersea Island, it has 42 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £630 to £974.
The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Jun 2024.
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Reviews

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Shazbark

Stay at St Elmo, West Mersea
Apr 2022

We had a lovely stay at St Elmo, the place is really lovely and homely, well kept, clean and well stocked with thoughtful extras such as milk, coffee, etc. The location is great within walking distanc… More 

Reviewed 12 Apr 2022

This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on all reviews.

Owner's reply:
Thank you Sharon for giving us a great review. We are always so pleased when our guests have been happy with the accommodation and West Mersea in general.

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

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St Elmo West Mersea
Feb 2022

Last minute booking to Essex to visit family and friends we hadn't seen for years. The booking process was great and the hosts helpful. The house is in a great location near the village and beach… More 

Reviewed 24 Feb 2022

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Owner's reply:
Many thanks Kathryn for the review. So glad you enjoyed your stay in Mersea and found St Elmo to be what you were looking for. We very much hope that you will return and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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We loved St Elmo
May 2021

A really great house. Lots of equipment and facilities in kitchen. Loved the little extras of soap, milk, tea, coffee, toilet rolls etc. Very clean with good quality bedding. Spacious rooms. Lots of c… More 

Reviewed 25 May 2021

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Owner's reply:
Many thanks Carol for leaving such a kind review. It is always good to know when you have had satisfied guests as we do aim to try and make everyone’s stay as enjoyable as possible.

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Louise S

Stay
May 2021

What an excellent holiday we had last week. The weather was lovely and we had such wonderful walks. Also St Elmo is beautiful and immaculately kept. Cassie the dog loved her walks in the park. Thank … More 

Reviewed 15 May 2021

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Owner's reply:
So glad you enjoyed your holiday and that you were fortunate with the weather. Thank you for taking the time to give a review, as it is always helpful to get feedback from our guests.

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AMAZING
Aug 2020

We stayed for week at St Elmo, when we arrived the house was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. It was in a perfect walking location to the beach, Supermarket,high Street shops and places… More 

Reviewed 29 Aug 2020

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Kathy (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Kathy (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Kathy (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Kathy the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Kathy (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Kathy (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Kathy (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Kathy (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Kathy (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Kathy (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Kathy (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Kathy (the owner) a message.

If Kathy (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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