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Bungalow on the beach front

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 shower room, 1toilet. Sleeps 6. NO PETS ALLOWED

Attractive property right on the sea front, literally 5 meters to the beach. Sea front garden to enjoy BBQ's etc and when the sea goes out you can collect mussels, cockles, oysters etc.

The bungalow itself is fully equipped with everything you should require. The top garden is just in front of the beach which has a boundary picket fence to stop the little ones escaping and a gate at the back.

Relax: Point Clear is recorded as being the driest area in the British Isles with the least rainfall.

Make the most of the summer months by relaxing on the beach or windsurfing on a blustery day. The sea sometimes resembles a mill pond at high tide, it can be so calm.

If you like sea fishing you can cast from the beach and catch bass and plaice (and crabs of course).

At dusk enjoy the sunset over Mersea Island it makes a lovely ending to the day.

These properties are quite unique because of their situation right on top of the beach. You can have bbq's on the beach as long as you tidy up afterwards. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy yourself.

Dining & Entertainment: If you like dining out in the evenings try St Osyth or Clacton.

Or on the site there is a fish & chip shop, a Chinese take-away,

local pub which children are welcome and entertainment.

St Osyths has restaurants and pubs for dining.(Chinese & Indian)

We recommend St Osyth's for fish and chips.

The Ferryboat public House 10 minutes walk and allows children. Outside the pub is a hot food hut which is open until 1.00am.(seasonal)

Point Clear shares its area with 'The Orchards Holiday Village'.

Although it is not a part of it and is separated from this area. As you are staying in a bungalow you will not be allowed access to |The Orchards Holiday Village|.

St Osyth has over 17 miles of coastline and was designated a Port in the 13thC. So boat building and coastal trade is a huge part of its history. Cargoes of hay and straw for London's stables and loads of sheeps cheese and butter also.

There are 120 listed buildings in St Osyth, 78 are within the Historic Town limits. Many of the farmhouses are listed, several now offer holiday accomodation. The moated aisled St Cleres Hall has been in continuous residential occupation since 1320 AD.

The main settlement of the village is designated as an Historic Town, and as such is protected by a long established and extensive conservation area. St Osyth is in essence a small medieval town clustered around the precinct walls of a once powerful Priory.

The Parish Church inside dominates the open space and is a grade I listed building which is very large and gives a clue to the prosperity of the village in Tudor and Georgian periods.

Time Team featured a search for the medieval quay a few years ago

More Details

Owner
Andrew or Sharon
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2017

About Andrew or Sharon

Well I'm the youngest of 3 siblings with an older brother and sister. We all do our bit in the hopeful smooth running of this property.

Andrew or Sharon purchased this bungalow in 1960

Why Andrew or Sharon chose Point Clear

This property has been handed down to us from our parents and is now run by 3 of us. We grew up coming to this place every year and it has very fond memories. As kids in the 70's where there were no distractions like mobiles, pc's consoles etc, This was the perfect holiday for us and so much fun. This really was a great place and even now when we come down to work or clean or renovate there is always a lovely atmosphere..

What makes this bungalow unique

When you stay here and the weather is nice ( that helps) . You could be anywhere in the world as this area is so unique. There are two significant tides each 24 hrs.

It really is relaxing. The sunsets are excellent. Come and see for yourself.

Amenities

Point Clear Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , separate Toilet
    Bathroom - shower , Shower only and sink
  • shower enclosure with sink and separate toilet adjacent
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 3Ft Bunk Beds
  • 2 doubles, 1 twin (1 set of 3' Bunk Beds)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The children’s room has 1 set of bunk beds(3ft). Enough parking for 4 cars. Electric heaters in all the rooms. If you don't want to cook breakfast there is a cafe on the front also about 2 minutes walk away The tv is Standard Digital Freeview. 32' TV As from 2011 we will now require a £50.00 key deposit which is refundable on return of keys and property inspection. STRICTLY NO PETS ALLOWED.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews
5

Fabulous as always

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from another lovely relaxing weeks holiday at this place.We've been holidaying in this bungalow for over 10 years now and it never disappoints us. Right next to the beach, it has every home comfort you need for a relaxing holiday. You have to be quick to book though as the weeks get snapped up quickly,no doubt repeat booking from families like ours as it's affordable and well equipped as well as being safe for kids.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

No problems. The location is a little windy.

  • 4 of 5

Property was fairly basic but no problems. For a 3-bedroom place in the school summer hols, it is good value. Some low headroom in places so better if you are not too tall. We recommend finding out about the local ferry to Mersea and Brightlingsea.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Beautiful, clean and peaceful bungalow in a great location

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I stayed at the bungalow in St Osyth for one week. It was in a beautiful location, peaceful and clean with all the amenities. I was pleasantly surprised with the accommodation. It was so close to the beach that you could see the sea from inside the bungalow. The Town Centre and the village are easily accessible either on public transport or with a car.

I would highly recommend this property and would stay there again.

June Coldwell

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here many times before and always enjoy our stay. The bungalow is clean, well equipped,right next to the beach and good value for money.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ashford Middlesex
5

Peaceful area with breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and enough room for us four adults. Kitchen was quite a good size with plenty of pots and pans etc to cook with and a large fridge freezer.

Beds were all comfortable and there were things like kites, fishing equipment and some games to use.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect position good size not too posh!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our 3 little granddaughters (7,5,2 yrs) and had a really good old fashioned seaside holiday, it was perfect for what we wanted, lots of sandcastles were built and a jolly good time was had by all.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Stanstead Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Ferryboat Inn
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Harwich
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Clacton
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Clacton
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
A12 Colchester
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cafe- Ferryboat Inn.
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Point Clear
Car: recommended

Point Clear is in the estuary of the River Colne and River Blackwater. The overlooking view is of Mersea Island.

5 minutes from St Osyth

10 minutes from Clacton and 20 to Colchester. London Stanstead is approx' 50 minutes drive.

Other Activities: Scenic walks

Golf: Clacton for Golf.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $67.05

Electricity is included in the price for 2016.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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