Where Can I Find self catering accommodation in Essex, England

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Listed below are the very best self-catering cottages in Essex for you to choose from. Alternatively, you can use the search facility above to find self-catering properties and accommodation that suit your travel needs more closely.

Picture Of The White House Estate, Harlow

The White House Estate, Harlow.

Sleeps: 12

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: BTQ

The majestic Georgian architecture of this detached millionaire’s mansion cannot fail to impress for a holiday in style and opulence. This exclusive holiday home is perfect for a special occasion, a family holiday or get together with special f

Picture Of Butlers Farm, Saffron Walden

Butlers Farm, Saffron Walden .

Sleeps: 11

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: BTA

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 li

Picture Of The Coach House, Braintree

The Coach House, Braintree.

Sleeps: 10

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: BPP

This oasis nestles on the edge of the bustling town of Braintree and the start of the surrounding attractive countryside and villages. With Constable country, Dedham Vale and Flatford all within half an hour’s drive, this coach house provides a

Picture Of The Reddings, Southend On Sea

The Reddings, Southend On Sea.

Sleeps: 10

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: BSO

Set in four acres of wonderful grounds, this elegant detached Georgian house is ideal for a relaxing holiday in peaceful surroundings. With beautifully proportioned accommodation, visitors can enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the oak panelled bar before di

Picture Of Great Prestons, Chelmsford

Great Prestons, Chelmsford.

Sleeps: 8

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: BQO

This fabulous Queen Anne house, set in 3½ acres of glorious grounds, makes a wonderful location for a week long holiday or weekend retreat. The well-furnished accommodation imparts a feeling of an old country house and the beautiful country ga

Picture Of Sea Glass, Colchester

Sea Glass, Colchester.

Sleeps: 8

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 23847

Located in West Mersea just 20 yards from the sea, this detached property offers spacious, comfortably furnished holiday accommodation with a fully enclosed garden. The ideal location for sailing enthusiasts, the public hard for dinghies is just a fe

Picture Of The Retreat, Colchester

The Retreat, Colchester.

Sleeps: 8

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 23485

The Retreat offers spacious, well decorated holiday accommodation, adjoining the owner’s house but enjoying its own delightful garden. Ideal for family holidays and surrounded by open countryside. With easy access to the Rivers Colne and Blackw

Picture Of The Paper Mill Lock House, Chelmsford

The Paper Mill Lock House, Chelmsford.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 19902

Situated in a unique position alongside and overlooking the most picturesque lock, this modern property, provides an idyllic holiday retreat. Boats can be hired from the door or walks can be taken along the river. Fishing can also be enjoyed. Maldon

Picture Of Hycliffe, Clact On Sea

Hycliffe, Clact On Sea.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 24157

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 Hycli

Picture Of Curlew Cottage , Colchester

Curlew Cottage , Colchester.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: BTB

This picturesque, 300-year-old, detached, fisherman’s cottage is set in West Mersea’s premier road 50 yards from the sea and public hard. Cycling, sailing, windsurfing, walking, fishing or bird watching are within easy reach of the holida

Picture Of Daisy Cottage, Colchester

Daisy Cottage, Colchester.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 24191

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 mobi

Picture Of Popps Cottage, Colchester

Popps Cottage, Colchester.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 19145

This traditional, 200 year old cottage is set in its own grounds of approximately 1 1/2 acres, with views of the surrounding farmland. Colchester, 6 miles, with castle and zoo. Chelmsford, 12 miles. Kelvedon, 2 miles, for trains to London. The garde

Picture Of The Hop Loft, Colchester

The Hop Loft, Colchester.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 23022

Close to the sea with amazing views of the river estuaries of the Colne and Blackwater plus the vineyard, both The Hop Loft and Vine Cottage offer holiday accommodation in beautiful, peaceful, unique surroundings. Situated in the heart of the 11 acre

Picture Of Vince' Barn, Colchester

Vince' Barn, Colchester.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 24801

Set in 20 acres of farmland_This lovingly restored holiday home, which was originally stables dating back to the 1700s, provides a spacious, well-furnished base for exploring the Dedham Vale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The accommodation i

Picture Of The Old Scantlings, Harwich

The Old Scantlings, Harwich.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: W42019

Use of beach hut at Dovercourt Beach_The Old Scantlings is a Grade II listed detached, thatched cottage with a secluded rear garden. Included in the rental is the use of the owner’s beach hut (Apr-Oct), 4 miles away at Dovercourt Beach. _Situat

Picture Of Apple Tree Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages

Apple Tree Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 1798

Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. The grounds lead down to a nearby lake where fishing and boating can be enjoyed, as well as jet skiing, water skiing

Picture Of Meadow View Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages

Meadow View Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 17978

Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. The grounds lead down to a nearby lake where fishing and boating can be enjoyed, as well as jet skiing, water skiing

Picture Of Pear Tree Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages

Pear Tree Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 17979

Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. The grounds lead down to a nearby lake where fishing and boating can be enjoyed, as well as jet skiing, water skiing

Picture Of Willow Tree Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages

Willow Tree Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages.

Sleeps: 6

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 17981

Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. The grounds lead down to a nearby lake where fishing and boating can be enjoyed, as well as jet skiing, water skiing

Picture Of The Old School House, Chelmsford

The Old School House, Chelmsford.

Sleeps: 5

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 18908

Originally the head teacher’s house, this charming cottage adjoins the owners converted Victorian school. Set in a quiet area a few minutes walk from the village centre, it is surrounded by countryside ideal for walking. Visit RHS garden Hyde H

Picture Of Owl Barn, Manningtree

Owl Barn, Manningtree.

Sleeps: 5

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 16981

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 sty

Picture Of Stour House, Manningtree

Stour House, Manningtree.

Sleeps: 5

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: BTW

Stour House provides spacious well maintained, detached holiday accommodation with a large walled south facing garden. Set in a quiet location, visitors also have use of 16 communal acres of land with trees and grassland walks. Ideally placed to exp

Picture Of Englepoint Lodge, Colchester

Englepoint Lodge, Colchester.

Sleeps: 4

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 18112

Close to the River Blackwater and the River Colne, this spacious, bright and airy detached holiday property is set amidst the owners attractive gardens, surrounded by lovely rural countryside. The fishing towns of Maldon, Brightlingsea, Wivenhoe and

Picture Of Hill Cottage, Colchester

Hill Cottage, Colchester.

Sleeps: 4

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: BSC

Situated on the edge of the small village of Chappel, this tastefully furnished, single-storey, adjoining cottage offers the perfect, romantic ‘get away from it all’ retreat. Chappel is located only ten miles from Colchester - Britain&rsq

Picture Of Vine Cottage, Colchester

Vine Cottage, Colchester.

Sleeps: 4

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 23021

Close to the sea with amazing views of the river estuaries of the Colne and Blackwater plus the vineyard, both The Hop Loft and Vine Cottage offer holiday accommodation in beautiful, peaceful, unique surroundings. Situated in the heart of the 11 acre

Picture Of Willow , Harlow

Willow , Harlow.

Sleeps: 4

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: W42027

All on ground floor: Living room with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping)/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Picture Of Dairy Cottage , Linley Farm Cottages

Dairy Cottage , Linley Farm Cottages.

Sleeps: 4

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 17977

Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. The grounds lead down to a nearby lake where fishing and boating can be enjoyed, as well as jet skiing, water skiing

Picture Of Orchard Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages

Orchard Cottage, Linley Farm Cottages.

Sleeps: 4

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: 17982

Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. The grounds lead down to a nearby lake where fishing and boating can be enjoyed, as well as jet skiing, water skiing

Picture Of Stokers Loft, Colchester

Stokers Loft, Colchester.

Sleeps: 3

Pets Allowed: Yes

Property Ref: BRY

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 location for sailing enthusiasts, the public hard for dinghies is just a few yards

Picture Of The Lookout, Colchester

The Lookout, Colchester.

Sleeps: 3

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 23855

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

Picture Of The Barn, Braintree

The Barn, Braintree.

Sleeps: 2

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: BTD

Located in the heart of the ancient village of Castle Hedingham, this tastefully furnished and renovated 1850s barn conversion offers the perfect romantic holiday retreat. The historic village still retains many beautiful timber framed medieval and T

Picture Of Island Cottage, Colchester

Island Cottage, Colchester.

Sleeps: 2

Pets Allowed: No

Property Ref: 15422

Beach across road_On a quiet unspoilt island, this charming holiday cottage dates back to circa 1780 and overlooks the salt marshes, beach and boats at anchor. A tasteful interior gives this cottage a lovely sunny, beach house feel. A superb location


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