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Lynne Pickup

Member since: 2014
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Speaks English

Come & Experience Life, Right On The Beach!

1 Review
Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday chalet in Essex - The Safe House

Two Bedroom Beachfront Chalet On Colne Point Just 2 Hours From Central London.

If you are looking to get away from it all, this might be just what you are looking for!

A self-catering holiday at The Safe House offers you clean, comfortable and suitably appointed accommodation at a remote and private beach front location * with uninterrupted sea views, complete peace and tranquility, stunning skyscapes and nature all around you.

It offers guests a solitude that is becoming increasingly harder to find without significant travel cost and effort, only 2 hours from Central London on the Essex sunshine coast.

A stroll along the deserted beach, watching a stunning sunset, listening to the birds settling in for the night can give you the feeling that you are the only people on the planet and it will leave you with unforgetable memories.

After dark on clear nights, the milky way is clearly visible to the naked eye given the low level of light pollution in the area. If you are lucky to be there during an astral event such as a meteor shower, it can be spectacular.

It is quite simply wonderful, if you appreciate the finer things in life.

A real tonic for the mind, body and soul!

The property was built on the highest point on Beach Road, Lee-Over-Sands, level with the top of the sea wall, by a past honorary coast guard. It was built as a shelter for sailors cast ashore on local beaches by shallows, difficult tides and weather conditions, who had no idea where they had come ashore due to its remoteness. It became known locally as The Safe House.

The Safe House is situated in a unique location which will appeal to people who love nature or are simply seeking solitude and tranquillity, away from the madding crowd. It is next to the Essex Wildlife Trust nature reserve on Colne Point which has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Access to the beaches and the wildlife reserve is restricted to residents both permanent and temporary (so our guests are welcome) and members of the EWT, so could be described as an exclusive experience. The beaches are a mix of sand banks and shingle. Beachcombers find plenty to interest them, fisherman occasionally cast from the shore and bird watchers marvel at the rich diversity of bird life.

Rush hour here occurs twice a day when the tide ebbs and flows!

Come and imbibe ...

* Access to the property can be temporarily restricted for a couple of hours either side of the very highest tides, during the new & full moon lunar cycles.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lynne Pickup (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Call Manager
Speaks English

What makes this chalet unique

Beachfront location with uninterrupted sea views

Stunning sky scapes, sunrises and sunsets

Isolation, solitude, complete peace and quiet

Nature & wildlife literally on the doorstep

2 miles of (often) deserted beach




Guestbook comments from the manager

Jaywick, Essex

Thank you.

Had a lovely stay. Everything perfect. Loved the peace and quiet.

Lovely sunrise and stormy night.

Will stay again xxx
Dec 2015
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1 holidaymaker review

Come & Experience Life, Right On The Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

Beautiful, Magical, Amazing, Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The Chalet is very clean, warm, well furnished, the kitchen is well stocked, all essentials are there. The views are amazing, totally uninterrupted from all angles and never the same twice. We enjoyed exploring the beach and this unique area. So peaceful here, we came home totally refreshed.....and are planning our next visit already! Highly recommend if, like us, you go away to "get away from it all", have quality quiet time together and un-wind.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
St Osyth
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Clacton Golf Club
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Great Bentley
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
St. Osyth
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Water Ski
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Lee over Sands, Essex

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2016
18 Jun 2016 - 3 Sep 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2016 & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

(1) All prices quoted include all service and utility costs (council tax, housekeeping, electricity, water, and sewerage) plus, the provision of bed linen for 1 x double bed and up to 2 x single beds, plus, a bath mat, a hand towel for each guest and a tea towel, for up to 4 guests plus, a baby. (our standard occupancy)
(2) We can provide a travel cot but, we do not provide cot linens.
(3) There is a Z-bed at the property that can accommodate 1 additional child for which there is an additional charge of GBP £25.00 per stay to cover the provision of bedding and additional laundry cost.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Essex in East of England

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Double Wardrobe, Chest of Drawers, Bedside Cabinet, Z-Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Walk in wardrobe, Chest of drawers, Bedside cabinet
  • All quoted prices are for up to 4 guests plus the use of a travel cot for a baby, if required. The use of the z-bed is for child use only and will incur an additional charge of £25.00 GBP per stay.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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