Self-Catering Cottages in Essex

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Rosemary Cottage

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
Ground floor: Living/dining room with double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping) and wooden floor/kitchen area with beams. 1 double bedroom with beams. 2 steps up and then 2 steps down to bathroom wit...
From €325 weekly
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The Lodge

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
The Retreat hosts 2 quaint and comfortable, detached holiday properties, The Barn (ref W43934) and The Lodge (W43933). These properties have been decorated and furnished to a very good standard comprising character with a contemporary feel. The Barn is
From €339 weekly
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The Barn

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
Nestling within the owner’s pretty garden, The Barn has been sympathetically converted to offer comfortable holiday accommodation and is just a short drive from Cambridge. There is so much to explore in the local area, including the Imperial War M
From €215 weekly
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Baytree Cottage 2

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 1
Located in the quaint village of Birch, these semi-detached, cosy cottages (refs 31049 and 31050) have been built with the purpose of a holiday home in mind. Adjacent to the owner’s home, both properties comfortably sleep 2 guests with the option of an
From €270 weekly
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Evie Rose Cottage

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
Evie Rose Cottage is a quaint, comfortable stable conversion, restored to a very good standard. This delightful property is in a great holiday location for any couple or small family. Connected to the owner’s home, surrounded by 6 acres of paddock
From €383 weekly
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Crofters Rest

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
Crofters Rest is a delightful Victorian terraced holiday cottage located in a quiet road, has a fully enclosed rear garden, and is just a short walk from the centre of Colchester. There is easy access to a wealth of activities and great restaurants in t
From €354 weekly
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The Lookout

Sleeps: 3 Rooms: 1
Located in the prestigious waterside marina, The Lookout provides panoramic views across the Colne Estuary and out to sea. This contemporary, spacious, second floor holiday apartment, with lift access, is well-furnished and equipped to a very good stand
From €398 weekly
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The Moorings

Sleeps: 10 Rooms: 5
Overlooking the North Sea with stunning views from most rooms, this unique detached property is the perfect seaside holiday home. An extremely spacious house, it provides the ideal base for any family or group of friends. The Moorings has been res
From €1104 weekly
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The Crows Nest

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
Located above the Colne Yacht Club, the Crow’s Nest provides spectacular views across the Colne Estuary and out to sea. There are wonderful walks along the River Colne. This second-floor holiday apartment is set in the historic Brightlingsea yachting ha
From €302 weekly
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Diablo

Sleeps: 10 Rooms: 5
In a rural location on the edge of the ancient village of Castle Hedingham, these two detached, single-storey holiday homes, set in the owners’ 10 acres of grounds, have far-reaching views over open countryside. The accommodation is well-presented and h
From €955 weekly
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Linley Farm Cottages - Willow Tree Cottage

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 2
Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed at the nearby lake. This is excellent walking and bird watching country and holiday
From €415 weekly
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Sea Shell House

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 4
This spacious, detached holiday home lies between lively Clacton-on-Sea, and the peaceful avenues of Holland-on-Sea, approximately 200 yards from the beach, and just a mile from Clacton Pier, with its rides, amusements, go karting and 10 pin bowli
From €449 weekly
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Sandy Banks

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
This semi-detached, single-storey property is a quaint seafront annexe, the wing of a larger property, in the heart of Clacton-on-Sea. All of the town’s amenities are within walking distance; it is home to an array of shops, pubs and restaurants. Comfor
From €278 weekly
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The Croft

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
This detached, thatched, Grade II listed holiday cottage dating back to the 15th century has exposed beams and an enclosed garden. Cosy in the winter and cool in the summer, it is perfect for a year-round break. Surrounded by countryside, footpaths abou
From €297 weekly
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Lake House Cottage

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
Lake House Cottage is a quaint, thatched, semi-detached cottage with original beams and so much charm. Set on almost 2 acres of the owner’s grounds and surrounded by picturesque landscape, the highlight to this holiday property is the private carp fishi
From €271 weekly
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The Stable 2

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
A real gem, a perfect romantic retreat, this well appointed property has a stylish interior and sea views from the first floor. It has a fully enclosed garden and is set on the cliffs just 500 yards from the beach, pretty gardens and seafront at Sout
From €605 weekly
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Eldred House

Sleeps: 16 Rooms: 8
Eldred House is a glorious, Grade II* listed Georgian property located on the edge of Colchester. The oldest part of this beautiful property is believed to date from the 15th century. Surrounded by 52 acres of private woodland and landscaped gardens, th
From €2676 weekly
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Maycot

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 3
This well-furnished, detached house with attractive lawned garden is located close to the beach at Point Clear Bay. Known as the ‘sunshine coast’, this part of Essex is a hidden gem. The holiday property is ideally situated for visiting Frinton, Walton-
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Hycliffe

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 3
Hycliffe is a tastefully furnished, single storey detached holiday property with the beach a few yards away and extensive sea views over Point Clear Bay and the bird sanctuary. Known as the sunshine coast, this part of Essex is a hidden gem and Hycliffe
From €504 weekly
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Island Cottage 1

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
This gorgeous cottage is just a few yards from the beach and sea for a beach walk or swim in the summer. From the bedroom windows there are views of the salt marsh, beach and houseboats. It is also just a short stroll from the famous Company Shed fish rest
From €407 weekly
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Baytree Cottage

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 1
Located in the quaint village of Birch, these semi-detached, cosy cottages (refs 31049 and 31050) have been built with the purpose of a holiday home in mind. Adjacent to the owner’s home, both properties comfortably sleep 2 guests with the option of an
From €270 weekly
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Linley Farm Cottages - Orchard Cottage

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 1
Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed at the nearby lake. This is excellent walking and bird watching country and holiday
From €347 weekly
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The Orchard

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
Enjoy a relaxing, rural holiday surrounded by 2½ acres of landscaped and natural gardens in one of these two properties which offer a fantastic location for a romantic getaway. With plenty of wildlife to spot, and beehives at the end of the garden
From €383 weekly
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Linley Farm Cottages - Apple Tree Cottage

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 2
Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed at the nearby lake. This is excellent walking and bird watching country and holiday
From €415 weekly
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The Stable

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 3
This delightful semi-detached barn conversion, a former stable, has been lovingly converted to a very good standard and is set in the grounds of the owner’s inn within the pretty village of Steeple Bumpstead. The double bedrooms both have the benefit of
From €705 weekly
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Lily Lodge

Sleeps: 8 Rooms: 4
Located opposite the beach, Lily Lodge provides the perfect setting for a traditional seaside holiday. This detached house is well-furnished and has a large, sunny, fully-paved rear courtyard as well as a lawned garden to the front. The two first floor
From €980 weekly
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The Glass Room

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
This delightful, holiday cottage is attached to the owner’s period property and its name refers to the stunning floor-to-ceiling window in the bedroom. It is set in an AONB in the Dedham Vale where the artist John Constable painted many of his famous sc
From €416 weekly
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Sail Makers Cottage

Sleeps: 3 Rooms: 2
Furnished with antiques, this charming, Grade II listed, terraced holiday cottage has a private courtyard to the rear. Set in the riverside village of Rowhedge, it is an ideal location for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers, and is also perfect for a r
From €287 weekly
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Grove Wood Cottage

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 1
This detached barn conversion, accessed by a rough track, is tucked away in the heart of the countryside and offers great holiday accommodation. There are vast areas of woodland and stunning scenery where you can enjoy walking, cycling, bird watch
From €295 weekly
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The Cart Lodge

Sleeps: 5 Rooms: 2
Enjoy a relaxing holiday in this detached, former cart lodge, awarded with a Visit Britain Gold Award, it is set in a peaceful, rural location in the owners’ grounds, surrounded by beautiful countryside of the Colne Valley with mixed arable and li
From €577 weekly
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Lavender Cottage

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
Ground floor: Living/dining room with beams and wooden floor. Kitchen with beams. Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment and toilet. Mezzanine: 1 double bed with beams, sloping ceilings and wo...
From €319 weekly
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Sergeants Field Cottage

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
Situated in the quaint village of St Osyth,this spacious, detached, single-storey holiday cottage, accessed by a private drive and adjacent to the owners’ home, is surrounded by 22 acres of land. Blessed with wildlife and overlooking Orchards Holi
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Pippins

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
Pippins is a charming, semi-detached holiday property, adjacent to the owner’s home, located on a working fruit farm in Halstead, it is set next to a quiet road and has an enclosed garden, as well as a sun catching conservatory. Set in a rural loc
From €341 weekly
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Chinook

Sleeps: 8 Rooms: 3
In a rural location on the edge of the ancient village of Castle Hedingham, these two detached, single-storey holiday homes, set in the owners’ 10 acres of grounds, have far-reaching views over open countryside. The accommodation is well-presented and h
From €596 weekly
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Bee Cottage

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
All on ground floor: Living room with double bed/dining room. Steps down to kitchen. Steps down to bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment and toilet.
From €331 weekly
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The Olde Cart Lodge

Sleeps: 5 Rooms: 3
Nestling in a rural location on the edge of Castle Hedingham and situated on a working farm, this spacious, renovated, detached cart lodge, adjacent to the owner’s farmhouse, commands far reaching views over a valley towards Hedingham Castle. Guests hav
From €423 weekly
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Stokers Loft

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
Located in West Mersea just 20 yards from the sea, this delightfully converted property offers fantastic views from its upstairs living area. Stokers Loft is the ideal holiday location for sailing enthusiasts, the public hard for dinghies is just a few
From €413 weekly
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Hope House

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 3
This spacious, semi-detached, delightful seaside holiday property is in a fantastic central location. Hope House is unique and has been decorated with a seaside theme in mind and boasts a smart, spacious interior for families and couples. Private
From €458 weekly
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Linley Farm Cottages - Dairy Cottage

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 1
Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed at the nearby lake. This is excellent walking and bird watching country and holiday
From €359 weekly
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Walnut Cottage

Sleeps: 2 Rooms: 1
Dating back to 1897, Walnut Cottage has been lovingly restored to provide a cosy holiday retreat. An ideal base to explore the delights of Hertfordshire, Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. Set in a quiet location adjoining the owner’s home, the nearby v
From €348 weekly
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The Showmans Wagon

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
Come and live like a fairground showman in this unique holiday accommodation, set in 150 acres of woodland and wildflower meadows with some of the most scenic countryside views in the county. This compact property has been extensively renovated and insu
From €260 weekly
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Sandy Ridge

Sleeps: 8 Rooms: 4
Sandy Ridge at Holland-on-Sea is a detached, well-furnished, spacious holiday house, located in a quiet road opposite the beach. A perfect setting for a family holiday by the sea. With its own splendid private outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, wh
From €1049 weekly
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Dovercourt Hall Cottage

Sleeps: 8 Rooms: 4
Dovercourt is a very old town listed within the Domesday Book of 1086, though the nearby historic port of Harwich is better known. Dovercourt Hall is a timber framed building with a wealth of exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace. The property
From €709 weekly
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The Old Calf House

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 2
Situated in the Chelmer Valley with stunning views towards the River Chelmer, The Old Calf House is set on the owner’s 500-acre farm with footpaths and bridleways. This single-storey detached farm building is located in a beautiful, but little known par
From €337 weekly
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The Beach House

Sleeps: 8 Rooms: 4
The Beach House is set on the coast of Clacton-on-Sea, boasting fantastic sea views making this seaside property the perfect coastal break for families and groups of friends. The property has been decorated and furnished to a good standard, catering for
From €759 weekly
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Daisy Cottage

Sleeps: 6 Rooms: 3
This detached bungalow is perfect for family holidays with its enclosed rear garden and proximity to the sea and beach. With ramp access to the front and rear of the property, and all accommodation on one level, it is also ideally suited to less mobile
From €391 weekly
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Owl Barn

Sleeps: 5 Rooms: 2
On the outskirts of Dedham, in Constable Country, Owl Barn is set in the grounds of the owner’s 18th century rural cottage. With separate drive, the barn is decorated and furnished to a very good standard, incorporating an enchanting mix of styles. The
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The Goat House 1

Sleeps: 3 Rooms: 1
A perfect spot in which to unwind and relax whatever the season, yet only 8 miles from the bustling resorts of Clacton and Frinton-on-Sea. This pretty holiday property, a former goat house, adjoins the owners’ manor house and is surrounded by delightful ga
From €331 weekly
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Butlers Farm

Sleeps: 10 Rooms: 5
Set at the end of a pretty country lane, this large detached Grade II listed farmhouse dating back to 1610 is perfect for a family holiday, celebration or get together with friends. Steeped in character with beams and an inglenook fireplace in the livin
From €2043 weekly
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Butlers Hall Dairy

Sleeps: 4 Rooms: 2
Get away from it all and relax at this beautiful retreat. Thought to originally have been the dairy and cheese loft adjoining Butlers Hall (15th-century, Grade II* listed farmhouse mentioned in the Domesday Book), this 17th-century wing offers delightfu
From €523 weekly
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