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Island House

(Ref. 1110486)

Mersea Island, Essex Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi


2 Customer Reviews

  • "A lovely house which was clean with everything you needed for the stay."

    All instructions were clear and this helped get into the property with no problems. A really great spot and we had a fantastic time.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Mar 2023

  • "The accommodation was well equipped, comfortable and spacious."

    The house has been refurbished to a very high standard. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Jan 2023

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  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size doubles, 1 x bunk, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Private, enclosed garden with patio, lawn and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 1 mile, beach 0.7 miles

The property

Resting on the beautiful Mersea Island in Essex is Island House.

This beautifully-presented holiday home boasts off-road parking for four cars, and a spacious south-facing private garden with patio, lawn and furniture; it sleeps up to eight guests in four bedrooms making it an ideal setting for families or groups of friends looking for a coastal holiday on Mersea Island.

After exploring local attractions or a busy day at the beach, unwind in the spacious living room, flick on the Smart TV and give your feet a well-earned rest before thinking about dinner.

The designated chef of the group will be in their element in this contemporary fully-equipped kitchen; enjoy the meal they prepare together as a group at the dining table before heading outside to enjoy the sun.

Sit at the furniture on the patio, pop open a bottle of fizz and toast your getaway, while the evening away by swapping stories about the trip before heading inside to retire to bed.

The first floor is home to two king-size double rooms, furnished with plenty of storage, a twin room and a bunk room, all serviced by a family bathroom with sleek tub and shower over.

Be sure to rest up ready for another fun-filled day on Mersea Island.

Island House lies a short walk away from West Mersea Beach where you can enjoy the sandy shore and beautiful views across the sea before refuelling at The Sandbank Pub and Restaurant.

Why not take a day trip to the city of Colchester where you can immerse yourself in local history at the 11th-century Colchester Castle, Balkerne Gate, St John’s Abbey and St Botolph’s Priory.

Take a stroll through the beautiful Castle park before visiting the array or pubs, bars and restaurants on offer.

Ipswich is also nearby and boasts its own waterfront on the River Orwell it is full of bars and restaurants such as The Gallery and Mariners to name a few, you can also visit Ipswich Museum or Christchurch Mansion Art Gallery.

Island House is well located for guests looking for a seaside retreat on Mersea Island.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location


Colchester 9 miles; Ipswich 25 miles.

Around seven miles square, beautiful Mersea Island is one of the most easterly islands in the UK. The island enjoys an abundance of wildlife and is ideal for walkers, bird watchers and watersports lovers alike. The east of the island offers unspoiled, remote locations, filled to the brim with wildlife and home to lovely beaches, whilst the west enjoys a wide selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and watersports opportunities. The island is famous for its oysters, to be bought from huts or enjoyed in the local restaurants and is situated just nine miles from Colchester, a lovely town offering a castle, museums, a zoo, excellent sports and leisure facilities, a cinema, great shopping and good restaurants. A little further afield is Ipswich, with an excellent shopping centre and interesting places, including Christchurch Mansion, museums, galleries, and the trendy Waterfront marina with wine bars, restaurants and river boat trips. A fabulous Island, ideal for a holiday to remember.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas