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Youseph

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Arabic

A Modern Full Of Character Property-Centre Colchester; Regular trains to London

9 Reviews
People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Colchester - castle road

Top exclusive location which offers access to town centre (3 minutes walk), adjacent to the award winning castle park, within walking distance to most tourist attractions, and Colchester high street. Ideal for professionals, access to the University, leisure world, and tourists. the property is within proximity to train stations providing regular trains taking you to central London in about an hour.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Youseph (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Arabic

Why Youseph chose Essex

It offers style, character, comfort and excellent central location

What makes this house unique

Modernised and in town centre near the castle

Reviews

4.3
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

A Modern Full Of Character Property-Centre Colchester; Regular trains to London
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 9 reviews
5

Lovely well kept house perfectly located next to Colchester castle park

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience here - Youseph the owner communicated really well, had everything ready for us on arrival and was really helpful with advice. The house was perfect for our family (4) with plenty of space, nice and cosy and warm during December and everything we could need catering for ourselves for the week we spent there. Having castle park round the corner was perfect for our kids and it was a very short walk into the centre of Colchester. All in all a great stay and we'll book again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had a great stay

  • 5 of 5

great location, well-equipped, nice and clean accommodation, friendly and helpful owner

Samantha

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Homey stay in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Well maintained home in great neighborhood. Great place to come home to after a day of sightseeing.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic home, GREAT location, HIGHLY recommended

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 months at this property while my husband was doing a sabbatical semester at the University and I was working remotely from my job in the US. Our twin boys were 4.

It's a very comfortable and functional home and we had a great stay. Youseph was a great, prompt, attentive and approachable landlord. The kitchen was well stocked and we did a lot of cooking while there. The location was AMAZING. Castle Park is beautiful and the Castle Park Playground, right behind the house, is the biggest, most amazing playground we've ever seen.

The downstairs closet was very well stocked with balls, Frisbee, an awesome marble run toy that our boys (and we!) loved to play with. There was a selection of DVDs as well.

The washing machine and dryer were very convenient, and when we arrived the house was well stocked with soap, detergent, etc. When the dishwasher broke, Youseph had it replaced immediately.

The dining room has a French door to a path that leads to the backyard, and there is also a door at the back of the kitchen to the yard. There is an adorable little sun-room (conservatory, I guess?) outside. I sometimes took conference calls from the backyard- WiFi reached out there and was pretty good throughout the whole house.

We found the beds perfectly comfortable, and plenty of sheets. Decent storage space in the bathrooms in medicine cabinets and under the sink.

The only negative thing I might mention about the house was that there wasn't much art on the walls, which made it feel a bit barren when we first arrived. We ended up hanging a lot of the "art" our boys made in school, which made it homer. The front room has only a small rug and leather couches (plus some handy side tables and a display cabinet), which made it feel less cozy at first, but the plus side of leather couches in a rental is you don't wonder what's hiding in the fibers. We did end up spending a considerable amount of time in the room, working on laptops and watching TV.

I can't say enough good things about the location of the house. The street is lovely, there's a great local pub right at the end, and Castle Park and the High Street are an easy walk. You can also walk to the train station for easy access to London. (9 min walk to Colchester town, slightly longer to Colchester where you can get the express train.) Also easy walking distance are many museums, cafés, restaurants, etc. All in all, a great place! I would definitely stay there again and recommend it to a friend!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A cosy house in ideal location.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely surprise of a Christmas hamper

awaited us upon our arrival at this well placed house. The property was well maintained and very clean and fully equipped for a family Christmas, with a modern kitchen offering top of the range facilities. The house was very warm with a constant supply of hot water and the use of a washing machine and tumble dryer were a bonus. The house is well situated with only a short walk to Colchester Town and the Castle Park and Gardens were a delight to walk through. The Owner is very hands on and will try to provide any extra things you may require. The only slight problem is with Parking but this may have been more of a problem due to the Festive period. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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In the middle of colchester

  • 3 of 5

Thank you for a very good time in Colchester. A nice appartement with everything you need

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Margit. It was a pleasure to host you at the property and we look forward to welcoming you again. Just to clarify the property is a house and not an apartment. Youseph
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Location

Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Stansted Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Foresters Arm
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Harwich International Port
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Colchester golf club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
North staion
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
A12
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Variety: English, Italian, French, Thai, and more
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
West Mersea

Sports Activities- the property is within 5 minutes walking distance of Colchester leisure world which has a wide range of sport activities

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Colchester, Essex

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
summer 2006
1 Jun 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£148
Fri,Sat
£750
£2,950
 
 
low season
1 Oct 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£120
£630
£2,450
 
 
christmas
19 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,320
for 7 nights
From
£760
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£214
for 2 nights
From
£107
From
£123
Fri,Sat
£630
£2,450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

200 pounds deposit
During Christmas and New Year season a period of one week booking is required or equivalent charge for a shorter period. The same could apply to bank holidays depending on how busy we are. for letting period of 2 nights a cleaning fee of 50-60 pounds will be added to the final bill.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Colchester in East of England

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , there is also downstairs toilet
  • 3 piece white suit with a shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • two double bedrooms and one single bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

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