Cottage in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England - Seaside Holiday In Essex Walking distance from beach, close to historical Colchester with castle .
Seaways is a detached bungalow with front garden and a secluded back garden and with off -road parking for two vehicles. It is well-situated for all amenities in town including a supermarket and but a short drive to the shopping village with it's well- known manufacturers and retailers' brands such as Denby, Cotton Traders etc. It is a short walk to the sea with cafes, restaurants, pubs, award-winning beaches and well-equipped entertainment area on the pier for children and adults alike. During the summer there is an air show which includes a demonstration by the red Arrows. For enthusiastic walkers there are two well-surfaced promenades on two levels with mileage distances indicated to satisfy different tastes. The cottage offers 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to five people. It is ideal for family groups to rest or to discover the area.
The city of Colchester is a short drive away, with its castle, roman heritage, and interesting town centre with its well-known Dutch area.
Genteel Frinton On Sea and Walton On Naze are two other seaside towns, each with their own individual characters. There is an old 12th Century church in Frinton at the bottom of the Main Street, close to the seaside and well worth the visit. These two seaside resorts are both less than half an hour's drive from Clacton.
Brightlinsea, on the estuary, attracts wild life and provides a relaxing walk for enthusiastic ramblers. There is a marina attracting many yachts and other boats.
The combination of comfortable accommodation with its outdoor relaxing area together with both walking and driving provides an enjoyable holiday for all tastes.
About the Owner
Guestbook comments from the owner
A book is provided on the premises in the sitting room under the television for visitors' comments.
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Bowling on Clacton Pier as well as facilities for fishing with daily permits available, children's amusements and rides. Clacton Carnival and air show in August. Two theatres in Clacton offering dance, comedy, plays, musicals and children's shows. Play rascals: Children's play centre. Colchester, the oldest town in Britain is but sixteen miles from Clacton and well-worth a visit. Clacton Factory Outlet with favourites such as M&S, Denby, Choice JD sports, Cotton Traders, Thorntons, Leading Labels, Petroleum, Mountain Warehouse and many more - all offering discounts of up to 60% on high street prices. For further information contact Clacton Tourist Information Centre.
Seaways is about a 5-10 walk from the award winning sandy beach and sea side.
It is close to the pier with entertainments for children and adults alike. There is bowling, cafe-restaurants, fishing from the end of the pier.
There is a seaside promenade with flower beds and trees, leading to a memorial garden. One can walk on two or three levels between the beach and the trees. On the lower promenade there are cafés, restaurants and beach huts.
Railway Station: Clacton-on-Sea one and a half hours from London
Airports: Stansted Airport, Southend Airport.
Felixstowe and Harwich ports are a short drive from Clacton.
Nearest city or town: Colchester with its historical buildings including the castle within easy reach. Between Clacton and Colchester are several small villages and towns each with their own activities. Brightlingsea has a sailing club and marina with many boats and yachts; Wivenhoe on the estuary is well-known for walking.
Local Pub: Pub and Carvery with sea views within a short walking distance. Several restaurants along the Esplanade with a view overlooking the sea, gardens and pier.
Outdoor Activities: Natural Nature reserve near Walton on Naze for bird-watching and seals; children's zoo in Clacton - on - Sea, bowling and other entertainments on the pierLocal sailing. Water sports and marina in Brightlingsea; leisure centre in Clacton with swimming pool, health suite.
Good places to visit: Frinton - on -Sea.; Walton on Naze; Hedingham Castle; Tiptree Jam Museum; Colchester, Walton Backwaters - an area of over 2000 hectares comprising of tidal inlets, islands and salting of the Tendring coastline. Part of this is the National Nature Reserve which also supports a small colony of grey and common seals. A must for birdwatchers.
Annual Events: Clacton Carnival in August. The Clacton Air Show - August. Royal Joust with the Knights of Royal England - Hedingham Castle. - August The Sparks will fly Tour de Tendring Cycle ride and festival - all the family can join in - May Bikes can be hired.
Good places to eat: La Cascada - Spanish Restaurant. Prezzo on Clacton sea front.
For full details of availability contact the owner.
- Booking Notes:
Please contact owner
Saturday but please contact owner for further details of short breaks.
- Available arrival
- Iron & Board
- Living Room ...
- Washing Machine
- Kitchen ...
- Child's Highchair
- children welcome
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Wet room level with the bathroom floor with dual shower both fixed and movable and shower curtain. Hand basin/ vanity unit, WC and drug cupboard with mirror and shelf with mirror.
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: 1 king-size bed. Bedroom 2: 1 double bed Bedroom 3: 1 single bed Each with its overhead television
- Golf ...
- Notes on accommodation: It is a comfortable, three bedroomed chalet bungalow equipped with free Wi-Fi. It has both front and back gardens and off-road parking for two cars. Inside it is welcoming and light and has easy access to the garden and patio from the dining room and a side door of the kitchen to the patio. The bedrooms are comfortable and each has its own overhead TV in addition to a wardrobe, bedside tables mad lamps. The kitchen is well-equipped: w/m, d/w, range cooker, microwave, toaster, fridge/freezer, kettle, etc. Bathroom: W/C ; hand basin with vanity unit, two mirrors: one with cabinet and one with a shelf; there is a wet room situated along one side equipped with a curtain and a shower with two different shower heads: one movable and one fixed. There is a glazed window with Venetian blind to the back garden. Outside: There is a decked patio area with garden furniture and built in barbecue next to the house. Above the patio there is a pergola with wisteria branches. The patio is separated from the back garden by brick-built borders with flowers. From this area there are shallow steps to the back garden which is well stocked with shrubbery, plants and fruit trees. There is a summer house and Wendy house which would be a place of interest for children. For the garden enthusiasts there are two water butts and a compost container which provide water and nourishment to the plants. Other: The conservatory/dining room overlooks a secluded, picturesque garden. There is a dining table with six dining chairs as well as two easy, comfortable chairs. Outside is a decked patio with garden furniture, barbecue and wisteria-covered pergola.