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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Mersea Island, Colchester, Essex, England
Oakleaves is a very comfortable self-contained annex within the owner's home in a quiet leafy road leading down to the sea. The self-catering accommodation has its own drive and is accessed through its own front door into a porch and hallway. The large bedroom, with en-suite shower room, contains a very comfortable super-king size bed which can be divided into two 3' single beds if required. The bedroom is large enough to take a travel cot. The fully-equipped kitchen, dining area and well-furnished lounge are open plan with patio doors opening onto a private south facing courtyard garden with patio furniture. Oakleaves has all the facilities you need for a relaxing stay including Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, i-pad docking station. It is approximately 750m from the beach and Seaview café (ideal for breakfast) and only 5 minutes wal... Read more
Listing #HL4549050
About the Owner
Susan S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
Interaction with guests
We are always available if a guest requires any information or has a problem. All information is given within the information pack within the accommodation which also has lots of ideas of things to do and details of local amenities.
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Fantastic property ideal location for the beach the town and harbour.property itself was so well equipped clean and very well maintained .would certainly book again.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We found this stay so comfortable and easy and the owner was very nice left us quite a few goodies to start of stay with.Thanks would stay again without hesitation

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Off the coast of north east Essex, 9 miles from the historic Roman town of Colchester with its ancient castle, is the unique island of Mersea, a haven for food, yachting and bird enthusiasts. Mersea has a variety of restaurants, including the well-renowned Oyster Bar and the Company Shed. It is an ideal place to while away many hours doing nothing but have a coffee and watch the world go by or to browse the local independent shops, galleries and museum. For more active people there are numerous walks, water activities or bikes for hire; Mersea is a perfect retreat to get away from it all.
Getting around
It is quite easy to get around West Mersea as everything is within walking distance. The beach is about 5 minutes walk from the house and the village shops are a 10 and 20 minute walk depending where you wish to shop. There is also a regular bus service from Colchester which passes the end of Fairhaven Avenue and goes into and out of the village. The Anchorage is a very pleasant 45 minute walk along the beach but can be reached more quickly by road, about 7 - 10 minutes in the car.
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How to get there
Airport: Stansted: 66.0 km
Railway: Colchester North: 17.0 km
Ferry: Harwich: 41.0 km
From Colchester, use the B1025. Cross the Strood, take first left toward East Mersea. Take first right into Dawes Lane. At end of Dawes Lane, turn right into East Road. Take second left into Fairhaven Avenue; Oakleaves is at no 19 on the left hand side. Beware as The Strood cannot be crossed at high tide. This is what makes Mersea an island as it can be cut off at high tide depending on weather conditions and the time of year. There is a regular bus service from Colchester to Mersea.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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