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Sykes Cottages


Colchester, Essex (Ref. 989975)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No


  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Subero

    “Our hosts were brilliant and the location and the house are extraordinary.”

The property

Beautifully presented and centrally located, in the large town of Colchester, with lovely views over the Victorian Castle Park, is this three-bedroom apartment on the first floor.

It is well-positioned for this historic market town, one of the oldest recorded towns in Britain.

You can enjoy the peace and tranquillity surrounding you, with the Castle Park opposite, while having everything on your doorstep.

The owners have lovingly renovated the property to enable spacious, comfortable accommodation for six guests.

A quiet, historic street leads you to the entrance; climb up some steps to the main living area, where you will find this lovely retreat presented over one floor.

The open-plan space enjoys a modern kitchen and beautiful window seat with views towards the Castle Park.

This is a perfect spot to relax after a day exploring the area.

There is a corridor giving access to the three, bright and airy bedrooms followed by the family bathroom.

The master bedroom also overlooks the Castle Park and has the benefit of an en-suite shower room.

The other rooms comprise of a king-size and a twin.

The apartment is located just minutes from the centre with an abundance of places to eat, drink and shop.

Other than the Castle, which is a must visit during your stay, there is the Firstsite and culture centre, along with the very popular zoo.

Take a short drive to Dedham Vale, also known as Constable Country after the artist John Constable, where you can see his inspiration for his paintings and enjoy a walk around this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A trip to Beth Chatto Gardens is a must or follow the River Colne down to Mersea Island.

It has some wonderful walking and is home to the Colchester native oyster, the ideal place to get out and enjoy the fresh sea air.

A wonderful getaway you will want to return to time and again!


  • All first floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Roadside parking for 1 car (permit provided by owner), additional roadside parking for one car available
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk.

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About the location


Mersea Island 9 miles; Clacton on Sea 18 miles; London 50 miles.

Colchester is a historic, large town in the region of Essex. It has been named as one of the fastest growing towns and is claimed to be the oldest town in Britain. Colchester is 50 miles northeast of London with good links by road and by rail, being less than 50 minutes from London Liverpool Street station, as well as within easy reach of Stansted Airport and from the passenger ferry port of Harwich. The river Colne runs through the town of Colchester which then leads to Mersea Island, home to the Colchester native oyster. Colchester today is a thriving, modern town with great visitor attractions including Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle, as well as fantastic places to eat, drink and shop. Poised at the gateway to East Anglia with picturesque villages and only minutes away from the coast. The Colchester area is the perfect destination for a well-deserved short break or family holiday.

Note: There are steps leading up to this property
Pleases note the residents on the ground floor and have a small dog that may be out in their garden while you are accessing the property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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