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Cosy Property In Quiet Part Of Town



Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Holiday Home in Colchester, Essex, England - Visit England 4 Star Self Catering

The Nook is the perfect place to stay whether you are visiting Colchester for business or leisure. The property is a 15 minute walk from Colchester Town centre or a 5 minute bus ride. Colchester Town station is 30 minute walk. The property is a one bedroom house attached to the owners property. Downstairs there is a shower room, lounge/diner with kitchen area. Upstairs there is a double galleried bedroom. There is a private secluded garden and an off road parking space is available.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I have lived in Essex all my life and in Colchester with my family for just over 2 years.

We have recently refurbished The Nook and are very proud of the results and our first guests said "We would like to live here!"

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dec 2013 "Had a lovely week. Lots of walking, weather good for most of the week, even had sunshine. Accommodation great! Thanks."

Maureen, Lincolnshire

Dec 2013 "Perfectly suited our needs whilst seeing friends. Welcoming house with a lovely seaside feel."

Tracy & Nigel, Derbyshire

Dec 2013 "Really lovely accommodation, perfectly organized for a perfect stay, thank you!"

Valerie & Moreno, Italy

Nov 2013 "Many. many thanks. We were extremely comfortable and happy here!!"

Jocelyn, Panama
Jul 2013
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


A Perfect Holiday Base!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect holiday home whether exploring the area, or like us in town to visit family and friends. The owner Margaret made us very welcome and it was reassuring to have her living close by. The Nook has a great location in a quiet and safe residential street. Located not far from the town centre and near the local bus route. The Nook is beautifully presented, warm, clean and comfortable with the benefit of Wi-fi and TV. We visited during a particularly cold spell in April but the house was warm. The patio garden would be lovely if visiting in the summer months. We would not hesitate to recommend the Nook and hope to visit again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cottage just right for a short or long stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed and equipped with a nice courtyard garden. Excellent standard all the times I have stayed here - cosy, comfortable in winter or summer and Margaret takes a real pride in making my stays great.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just perfect "The Nook"

  • 5 of 5

Perfect little cottage, well thought out, all required amenities provided including parking, even had heated bathroom floors, just lovely, will definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We love living in Colchester, having a vibrant, bustling town on our doorstep, yet our neighbourhood is peaceful and quiet. We have good access to local countryside such as Mersea Island and Dedham. Good road links to go further field and London is 45 minutes away.

Activity and Interests


Stansted Airport (approx 50 mins by car)

Harwich Port (approx 40 mins by car)


Colchester town is 15 minute walk

London is 1 hour on the train from Colchester North Station

Dedham (Constable country) approx 30 minutes by car

Further Details:

Colchester has many amenities including a theatre, castle (re opening Spring 2014), zoo, art gallery, many restaurants, independent shops and major retailers.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas / New Year
24 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings taken by telephone
Deposit of 25% required at time of booking
Full payment 6 weeks before commencement of stay

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day (Saturdays during peak times June, July, and August).
Arrival after 3pm
Departure by 10am

Notes on prices:
Daily rate from £50 to £80 dependant on availability and number of nights booked. Negotiable business rates subject to property availability.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 27-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television

Location Type

  • town


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet, vanity unit with electric razor socket and light, shower.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedstead, beamed sloping ceilings, bedside tables, built in hanging storage, vintage suitcase storage on eaves shelves.


  • Garden


  • Notes on accommodation: The Nook is a cosy one bedroomed house, ideal for short breaks. Please note there is a slight height restriction downstairs. This is a no smoking property. Sorry no pets. Outside: The gravelled garden has a bistro style table with 2 chairs. Utility Room: Washing service available at small extra charge or local laundrette. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bed linen are included in the price. The property will be cleaned before arrival and after departure. Vacuum cleaner available to use.

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