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Bungalow on the beach front

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 shower room, 1toilet. Sleeps 6. NO PETS ALLOWED

Attractive property right on the sea front, literally 5 meters to the beach. Sea front garden to enjoy BBQ's etc and when the sea goes out you can collect mussels, cockles, oysters etc.

The bungalow itself is fully equipped with everything you should require. The top garden is just in front of the beach which has a boundary picket fence to stop the little ones escaping and a gate at the back.

Relax: Point Clear is recorded as being the driest area in the British Isles with the least rainfall.

Make the most of the summer months by relaxing on the beach or windsurfing on a blustery day. The sea sometimes resembles a mill pond at high tide, it can be so calm.

If you like sea fishing you can cast from the beach and catch bass and plaice (and crabs of course).

At dusk enjoy the sunset over Mersea Island it makes a lovely ending to the day.

These properties are quite unique because of their situation right on top of the beach. You can have bbq's on the beach as long as you tidy up afterwards. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy yourself.

Dining & Entertainment: If you like dining out in the evenings try St Osyth or Clacton.

Or on the site there is a fish & chip shop, a Chinese take-away,

local pub which children are welcome and entertainment.

St Osyths has restaurants and pubs for dining.(Chinese & Indian)

We recommend St Osyth's for fish and chips.

The Ferryboat public House 10 minutes walk and allows children. Outside the pub is a hot food hut which is open until 1.00am.(seasonal)

Point Clear shares its area with 'The Orchards Holiday Village'.

Although it is not a part of it and is separated from this area. As you are staying in a bungalow you will not be allowed access to |The Orchards Holiday Village|.

St Osyth has over 17 miles of coastline and was designated a Port in the 13thC. So boat building and coastal trade is a huge part of its history. Cargoes of hay and straw for London's stables and loads of sheeps cheese and butter also.

There are 120 listed buildings in St Osyth, 78 are within the Historic Town limits. Many of the farmhouses are listed, several now offer holiday accomodation. The moated aisled St Cleres Hall has been in continuous residential occupation since 1320 AD.

The main settlement of the village is designated as an Historic Town, and as such is protected by a long established and extensive conservation area. St Osyth is in essence a small medieval town clustered around the precinct walls of a once powerful Priory.

The Parish Church inside dominates the open space and is a grade I listed building which is very large and gives a clue to the prosperity of the village in Tudor and Georgian periods.

Time Team featured a search for the medieval quay a few years ago

More Details

Owner
Andrew or Sharon
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About Andrew or Sharon

Well I'm the youngest of 3 siblings with an older brother and sister. We all do our bit in the hopeful smooth running of this property.

Andrew or Sharon purchased this bungalow in 1960

Why Andrew or Sharon chose Essex

This property has been handed down to us from our parents and is now run by 3 of us. We grew up coming to this place every year and it has very fond memories. As kids in the 70's where there were no distractions like mobiles, pc's consoles etc, This was the perfect holiday for us and so much fun. This really was a great place and even now when we come down to work or clean or renovate there is always a lovely atmosphere..

What makes this bungalow unique

When you stay here and the weather is nice ( that helps) . You could be anywhere in the world as this area is so unique. There are two significant tides each 24 hrs.

It really is relaxing. The sunsets are excellent. Come and see for yourself.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Point Clear in Tendring District

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet , separate Toilet
    Bathroom - Shower Enclosure , Shower only and sink
  • shower enclosure with sink and separate toilet adjacent
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 3Ft Bunk Beds
  • 2 doubles, 1 twin (1 set of 3' Bunk Beds)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The children’s room has 1 set of bunk beds(3ft). Enough parking for 4 cars. Electric heaters in all the rooms. If you don't want to cook breakfast there is a cafe on the front also about 2 minutes walk away The tv is Standard Digital Freeview. 32' TV As from 2011 we will now require a £50.00 key deposit which is refundable on return of keys and property inspection. STRICTLY NO PETS ALLOWED.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

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Bungalow on the beach front
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 12 reviews
4

Beautiful, clean and peaceful bungalow in a great location

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I stayed at the bungalow in St Osyth for one week. It was in a beautiful location, peaceful and clean with all the amenities. I was pleasantly surprised with the accommodation. It was so close to the beach that you could see the sea from inside the bungalow. The Town Centre and the village are easily accessible either on public transport or with a car.

I would highly recommend this property and would stay there again.

June Coldwell

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here many times before and always enjoy our stay. The bungalow is clean, well equipped,right next to the beach and good value for money.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.
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5

Peaceful area with breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and enough room for us four adults. Kitchen was quite a good size with plenty of pots and pans etc to cook with and a large fridge freezer.

Beds were all comfortable and there were things like kites, fishing equipment and some games to use.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect position good size not too posh!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our 3 little granddaughters (7,5,2 yrs) and had a really good old fashioned seaside holiday, it was perfect for what we wanted, lots of sandcastles were built and a jolly good time was had by all.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, Glad you had a nice time.
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5

Very pleasant and comfortable bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Quiet location with lovely view. Clean and comfortable, equipped with everything necessary. We enjoyed our stay very much and would definitely consider coming back.

Françoise

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A little gem!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here on holiday over the last 10 years and it never fails to delight, whether rain or sunshine. The bungalow is clean and cosy but not cramped,in fact a real find at the price. It's lovely that you get less hustle and bustle here but the other busy seaside resorts are not far away,like Clacton and Walton. You are not far from a bus route and they are frequent. There is a great little cafe within 5 minutes walk away along the seafront.

My kids love the fact that the beach is a few feet away and there is enough room in the garden to play football. There were crabbing lines and fishing nets already there, with comfortable garden furniture for sitting and watching the world go by

We stayed last week and the quietness was amazing and so was the weather!

We will book for next year soon as weeks get snapped up quickly. Thoroughly enjoyable holiday! 😀

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I must admit to being envious of you last week as the weather was perfect. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Andrew.
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Stanstead Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Ferryboat Inn
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Harwich
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Clacton
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Clacton
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
A12 Colchester
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cafe- Ferryboat Inn.
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Point Clear
Car: recommended

Point Clear is in the estuary of the River Colne and River Blackwater. The overlooking view is of Mersea Island.

5 minutes from St Osyth

10 minutes from Clacton and 20 to Colchester. London Stanstead is approx' 50 minutes drive.

Other Activities: Scenic walks

Golf: Clacton for Golf.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Point Clear, East of England

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
summer Hols 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Jan- Feb
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£400
 
 
Half Term
10 Feb 2018 - 17 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Feb-March
24 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£400
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
April- May
15 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£400
 
 
Summer Half term
26 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
June-July
3 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£480
 
 
Summer Hols
14 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Summer/ Autumn
9 Sep 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£450
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Electricity is included in the price for 2016.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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