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Three Bed Ground Floor Flat In Chalkwell, Sleeps 6. Near Leigh-On-Sea & Southend

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Updated: 26-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Sleeps 6. 3 Bedrooms. 1.5 Baths.

This ground floor apartment is under a 5 minute walk from Chalkwell beach, a sandy beach located next to Chalkwell train station, from where you can take a 50 minute train ride into Central London or just one stop in either direction to Southend on Sea for the longest pleasure pier in the world, or atmospheric old Leigh on Sea fishing centre.

The apartment has a sunny south facing decked area and front garden with views over Ridgeway Green, ideal for a picnic or relaxing in the sun. On the other side of Ridgeway Green is a parade of shops, including a bistro and a Chinese restaurant, together with a beauty parlour, dry cleaners, hairdressing salon and a small convenience store where all your daily essentials can be purchased.

The apartment is less than a 10 minute walk to Chalkwell Park which has multiple children's play areas and open spaces for football and baseball games as well as a gallery, cafe and rose gardens. It is approximately 15 minute walk to Leigh Broadway, which is full of independent shops, bars and restaurants.

Southend on Sea has a busy high street with a covered shopping centre and parking at each end. A 7-screen Odeon cinema is located at the top end with Adventure Island beach front theme park at the bottom end.

The apartment is also only a 15 minute drive from Southend London Airport with extensive flights across Europe.

The apartment has three double bedrooms. It is currently set up with a double bed in the master bedroom, a double bed in the second bedroom and two single beds in the third bedroom. A travel cot can be supplied on request.

The kitchen has wooden worktops, a range style oven with five ring gas hob, built-in fridge/freezer, double Butler sink, integrated dishwasher, microwave, toaster, cafetiere and kettle. There is a small dining table in the kitchen with 6 folding seats.

There is one TV and DVD player in the living room (with some DVDs supplied) and free wifi access.

The bathroom has both a large double ended bath and a walk in tiled shower and wc. There is also a separate wc. Bath/hand towels are supplied. Beach towels and toys are available on request.

The apartment has its own off street parking for one car, although street parking is available nearby

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Nick and Jess
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

8 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)


Perfect for young family

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyable stay. The house was great for us. It's location of great. We really enjoyed a lazy stroll along the coast to Southend dropping into a lovely cafe on the seafront and when we were in a rush to get back it is only 5 minutes on the train from Southend Central to Chalkwell Station which is just a couple of mins from the house. The house was lovely for my wife and I but what but it over the top was all the lovely touches for kids which made our young daughters stay perfect. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just perfect for a family stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property for a family stay! Easy access to the surrounding area, being 5 minutes from the beach and local train station, 2 mins from a small local grocery store, yet set well back from the busier roads, thus avoiding traffic and people noise. The property is comfortable, in good decorative order and true to its description. The owners had added thoughtful touches to make us feel welcome and help us settle in (e.g. a small supply of tea, coffee, milk, biscuits, detergents etc.). Highly recommended - we are booking again for next summer!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect place for family

  • 5 of 5

The property is perfect for family with small kids. The owners provided us every possible items we may need, even beach and bath toys, children's books or plastic plates for children. There is plenty of space to park buggies in the hallway and rooms are comfortably big.

We were three families including three 4-years-children and a baby, and this property was just perfect. Thank you Nick and Jess!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect location and beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect for a family, there are 2 large double bedrooms and a kids bedroom. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a beautiful terrace perfect for an evening drink. The beach is a short walk away and there is a shop in sight. This property was ideal and the owners were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Thank you Nick and Jess xx

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Easter Break

  • 4 of 5

Lovely apartment in a brilliant location for gorgeous daily beach walks, Chalkwell Park, shops, restaurants and cafes. The extra touches like the welcoming tea, coffee, milk and even wine made for a lovely start to the holiday.

Thank you Nick and Jess, we will definitely be back!

The Craigs

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable Extremely well Located property with excellent facilities.

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as advertised and more. The location and outlook onto the square was amazing, near to all amenities, shops, rail station etc...

It was comfortable and the owners had provided every possible item to make our stay enjoyable even to the point of leaving a welcome picnic for our

late arrival. It was very clean and a tremendous amount of spare linen, towels etc.. was at our disposal. Booklets on how to operate all the appliances were readily available together with maps and pamplets of the surrounding area. The property in itself was very large, spacious bright and warm.

Parking was also taken care of as there was a garage and off road parking available.

This is the first time we have rented a property to spend Christmas in the UK and we were extremely pleased with the experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : London Southend at 3 Miles Nearest Golf : Belfairs Woods at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Chalkwell Station at 500 Metres Nearest Motorway : M25 at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Over the road at 150 Metres Nearest Beach : Chalkwell at 500 Metres Car: not necessary

Hadleigh Olympic mountain biking track nearby

Adventure Island theme park

Belfairs Woods golf course


Amusement Arcardes


Bowling at the Kursaal

Prices and Availability

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £5
Refundable Damage Deposit £175
Cleaning £35

The standard rates quoted are for 4 adults and 2 children. For additional adults it is £10 per night or £50 per week.

Pets are allowed (with prior consent) for £5 per night or £25 per week.

A travel cot and bedding is available for £10 per stay.

There is a minimum 3 night stay over a bank holiday weekend.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 26-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • One full bathroom with toilet, wash basin and double ended bath with shower over and also a walk in shower. Also one additional separate toilet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Child Bed


  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

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