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HOLIDAY LODGE WITH BEAUTIFUL RURAL VIEWS ON ISLAND LOCATION

Victoria Khan

Advertiser since 2011
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Speaks English
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Victoria Khan

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HOLIDAY LODGE WITH BEAUTIFUL RURAL VIEWS ON ISLAND LOCATION

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Mersea Island - The Old Forge House

Holiday Lodge sleeps 4 people, with one double room and one twin room

This is a brand new holiday lodge built from wood and other natural materials and designed to be as eco-friendly as possible.

It has 2 bedrooms, one double and one twin and is ideal for a family of four.

Fishing trips and boat trips can be organised at discounted rates .

Other places of interest to visit are Colchester Castle, Layer Marney Tower, Colchester Zoo and Beth Chatto's Gardens

The Booking Form for the cottage can be found at holiday-accommodation-mersea.co.uk

To view a video of Mersea Island follow this link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qWxdhAUyuo&feature=player_embedded

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Victoria Khan (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Guestbook comments from the owner

The Old Forge Lodge was in the perfect location for us visiting family on the island. We had a lovely weekend, the sun even shone down on us, and the accommodation provided a perfect base to return to each evening to rest and relax. We found all the facilities to be of a good quality and in very good condition. We will definitely consider staying there again when we visit Mersea Island in the future.
Mar 2013
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
Low cost, tailor-made insurance exclusively for holiday rentals from Europ Assistance. Get a quote

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

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Holiday Lodge with beautiful rural views on island location
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Holiday Lodge with beautiful rural views on island location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p814773
+44 -07768 044262
Mersea Island Essex
5

Fantastic property & location - a great break!

Fantastic property & location - a great break!
  • 5 out of 5
We stayed as a family of 4 (2 young children, 3 & 5) and we had a great time. The property, although new, is full of character, homely and has everything you need for an enjoyable break away from home. The beds were comfy and the girls loved their beds upstairs with their own little hiding places, beanbags, toys etc! All nice and clean and little touches like providing a selection of toiletries (similar to a hotel), enough loo roll!, some washing up liquid etc to keep you going so you don't have to worry about the little things that can get annoying if they are not there, were all appreciated.
The owner was available to talk to and very friendly without being in your way. We were very much free to come and go as we pleased and felt at home.
The children loved this holiday. They loved their little holiday home and the garden. Colchester Zoo is only 10 mins away. I think the highlight of their holiday was feeding the chickens and collecting their eggs! Would definately recommend to anyone - couple or family of any age.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2011
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Holiday Lodge with beautiful rural views on island location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p814773
+44 -07768 044262
Mersea Island Essex
5

Immaculate cottage. A lovely weekend break!

  • 5 out of 5
We had a 3 night stayed at The Old Forge House in July and loved every second despite the rain! The cottage is beautifully presented and 4 adults can stay comfortably, though there were 6 of us and we were fine.
There are fresh eggs available from the free range chickens and a TV and iPOD dock for the more drizzly moments!
If you like seafood, then go to Mersea! We highly recommend The Company Shed....no frills but seafood to die for.
Would recommend this cottage for anyone who needs a base to explore Mersea, or even as a cosy little place to spend the weekend away from home.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Holiday Lodge with beautiful rural views on island location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p814773
+44 -07768 044262
Mersea Island Essex
West Midlands
5

A Great Getaway

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed here for half-term with 3 young boys (ages 7, 5 & 6 months). The boys loved the little balcony and beanbags where they could sit and play Lego and they very much enjoyed helping the owners relieve their chickens of freshly laid eggs!
The cottage is beautifully presented, welcoming and has a unique character to it. It was a good base for us as we were visiting friends and family in Essex. We could come and go as we pleased and enjoyed the beach and town in Mersea as well as going off on our travels around the county.
We were sad to leave and had a lovely time.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a delight to see the boys faces when they were collecting the eggs with me.
business
Holiday Lodge with beautiful rural views on island location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p814773
+44 -07768 044262
Mersea Island Essex
London
5

Amazing time over Easter

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed in the cottage over Easter - and we had an amazing time. it is a short walk from the local Vineward as well as a pub. Slightly longer walk into West Mersea town and the beach.

The cottage is very well specc'd and really nice - with parking.

Highly recommended and we'll be back for sure
  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Holiday Lodge with beautiful rural views on island location
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p814773
+44 -07768 044262
Mersea Island Essex
Fulda, Germany
5

Ein wunderschöner Urlaub

  • 5 out of 5
Wir (meine Schwester, mein Mann und ich) waren für eine Woche in dieser wunderschönen Ferienwohnung. Die Bilder in dem Inserat entsprechen der Realität und die Ausstattung war absolut ausreichend. Das kleine Cottage ist ein einem absolut tollen Zustand und innen war es total sauber. Am Tag unserer Anreise wurden wir super empfangen und bekamen eine tolle Einweisung. Die Vermieterin hat uns auch einen Stadtplan zu Mersa gegeben und uns auf verschiedene Möglichkeiten hingewiesen.
Dieses kleine Cottage ist super zu empfehlen. Man hat tolle Anbindungen zum größeren Städten. Wir selber waren in London, Cambrige, Lincoln und co.
Der Strand von Mersea ist auch absolut toll, ruhig und sauber.
Wir drei waren absolut zufrieden und einem erneuten Urlaub in diesem Cottage steht nichts im Wege.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Stansted
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
The Fox
Nearest Ferry
28 Miles
Harwich
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Five Lakes Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Colchester
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
A12
Nearest Restaurant
75 Miles
The Fox
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Beach

Mersea Island is situated on the North Essex coast only 9 miles from Colchester. The island is famous for its seafood and especially its oysters which are of world renown and can be enjoyed in abundance at The Company Shed and the West Mersea Oyster bar.

Mersea is located in the estuaries of the River Blackwater and the River Colne and these waters provide excellent waters for yacht and dinghy sailing. Windsurfing and kite surfing are also very popular here. For quieter activities there are beautiful walks and 12 miles of seawalls with wonderful views and wildlife for those interested in birdwatching.

Colchester is the nearest town to Mersea Island, only 9 miles away, and is Britain's oldest recorded town. It has one of the finest examples of a Square Stone Keep Castle in the country and is definitely worth a visit. Colchester Zoo is also a fabulous place to spend a day with children.

To view http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qWxdhAUyuo&feature=player_embedded

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Mersea Island, Essex

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
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1 Jun 2015 - 30 Sep 2015
3 night minimum stay
£289
for 3 nights
£675
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £10
Refundable Damage Deposit £50
Notes A non-refundable 20% deposit of the total cost must be received within 7 days of booking and the balance must be paid 7 days before the start of the holiday.
A refundable cleaning/damage deposit of £50 should be paid with the balance of the booking fees 7 days prior to arrival. Arrival is after 3pm and departure is by 10am.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mersea Island in Essex

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • There is one double bedroom, one twin room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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