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Holiday Cottages In Essex To Rent

Despite being a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of London, Essex is a peaceful retreat that couldn’t feel further away. Here you’ll find miles of rolling countryside and lush green fields. It’s an excellent location for a cottage holiday getaway.

After a sunny day walking in the countryside pick up some local delights to enjoy at your holiday cottage. From oysters to jam, Essex has a varied and delicious local fare. If you’re looking for more than miles of countryside Essex also has top attractions to choose from. Kids will love Colchester Zoo, there are numerous gardens and stately homes to explore, and for something a little different, gain a new perspective from the air with a hot air balloon ride.

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Essex Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - Chinook

    Chinook

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S18119

    Enjoy landscaped grounds and shared use of three games rooms during your stay at S18119 meaning there’s plenty to entertain the whole family whatever the weather.
    In a rural location on the edge of the ancient village of Castle Hedingh...

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    • Big Cottages - Sea Breeze

    Sea Breeze

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S69641

    Boasting sea views from the front of the property, S69641 is in an idyllic destination for accessing all the local amenities.
    S69641 is a single-storey detached bungalow, on the coast of Clacton-on-Sea, in Essex. This well-managed property h...

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    • Big Cottages - Old Applecroft Farmhouse

    Old Applecroft Farmhouse

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S80377

    Old Applecroft is situated within 7 acres of grounds, close to the Stour Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    S80377 and Old Applecroft Farm Cottage are delightful, detached buildings, accessed via a track approximately ¾ mile l...

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    • Big Cottages - The Beach House

    The Beach House

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S42626

    Boasting fantastic sea views from the balcony, S42626 is ideal for a holiday for families or groups of friends. S42626 is set on the coast of Clacton-on-Sea, boasting fantastic sea views making this seaside property the perfect coastal break for f...

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    • Big Cottages - Diablo

    Diablo

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S18107

    Within this ancient village, this lovely holiday home boasts far reaching views over the countryside.
    In a rural location on the edge of the ancient village of Castle Hedingham, these two detached, single-storey holiday homes, set in the own...

    Sleeps 10

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    • Big Cottages - The Old Calf House

    The Old Calf House

    Essex Maldon District Maldon

    S18137

    Located in a beautiful part of Essex countryside, guest will enjoy explore the areas scenic footpaths and trails.
    Situated in the Chelmer Valley with stunning views towards the River Chelmer, S18137 is set on the owner’s 500-acre farm ...

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    • Big Cottages - FCH44795

    FCH44795

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S59183

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    • Big Cottages - Joan's Gem

    Joan's Gem

    Essex Tendring District Walton-on-the-Naze

    S25328

    Joan’s Gem is a lovely terraced cottage, situated in the traditional seaside town of Walton-on-the-Naze on the Essex coastline and can sleep six people. There are two double bedrooms, a shower room, a ground floor basin and WC, a kitchen, a dining...

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    • Big Cottages - Woodpecker Lodge

    Woodpecker Lodge

    Essex Colchester District East Mersea

    S106909

    DVD. Dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Towels provided. Double glazed and centrally heated.  Verandah. No pets. . Set on charming Mersea Island and boasting scenic sea views, this park is ideal for enjoying the Essex coast and...

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    • Big Cottages - Woodpecker Lodge

    Woodpecker Lodge

    Essex Colchester District East Mersea

    S106913

    DVD. Dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Towels provided. Double glazed and centrally heated.  Verandah. No pets. . Set on charming Mersea Island and boasting scenic sea views, this park is ideal for enjoying the Essex coast and...

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    • Big Cottages - Chrishall Lodge

    Chrishall Lodge

    Essex Tendring District Clacton-on-Sea

    S121915

    Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD. Dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Double glazed and centrally heated. . Set on the edge of popular Clacton-on-Sea, just a short walk from the beach, pier and seaside attractions. . Se...

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    • Big Cottages - Woodlands Lodge

    Woodlands Lodge

    Essex Maldon District Woodham Walter

    S112950

    One spacious double with ensuite shower and two twin. Family bathroom. Open plan living/kitchen area with doors leading out to decking with outdoor hot tub. No pets. . Warren Lodges is part of our Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection, an idyllic...

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    • Big Cottages - Suffolk Barn

    Suffolk Barn

    Essex Tendring District Thorpe-le-Soken

    S170568

    Site Description
    Elm Farm Country Park offers a luxury lodge experience on the coast of Essex. With quality lodges available Elm Farm Country Park is the perfect retreat for couples and families.
    Elm Farm Country Park is loc...

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    • Big Cottages - View Lodge

    View Lodge

    Essex Tendring District Thorpe-le-Soken

    S170622

    Site Description
    Elm Farm Country Park offers a luxury lodge experience on the coast of Essex. With quality lodges available Elm Farm Country Park is the perfect retreat for couples and families.
    Elm Farm Country Park is loc...

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    • Big Cottages - Ashdon Lodge

    Ashdon Lodge

    Essex Tendring District Clacton-on-Sea

    S109103

    Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets. . Set on the edge of popular Clacton-on-Sea, just a short walk from the beach, pier and seaside attractions. . Set on the edge of popular Clacton-on-S...

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    • Big Cottages - Nightingale Lodge

    Nightingale Lodge

    Essex Colchester District East Mersea

    S141923

    Site Description
    Whether you’re a beach lover, a nature enthusiast or just looking to unwind on a seaside escape, Coopers Beach, set on charming Mersea Island is the place to be when you really want to get away from it all....

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    • Big Cottages - Scarlet Pimpernel, Stoke by Nayland, Colchester

    Scarlet Pimpernel, Stoke by Nayland, Colchester

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S41765

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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    • Big Cottages - The Tower, Chelmsford

    The Tower, Chelmsford

    Essex Chelmsford District Chelmsford

    S166740

    Professional photography to follow!
    For a holiday you’ll always remember, S166740 is a unique property that the whole family will love. Built in 1934, its interior has been decorated in keeping with the date of construction,...

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    • Big Cottages - Conifers

    Conifers

    Essex Maldon District Maldon

    S18129

    Within the pleasant market town of Maldon, this holiday home offers a perfect base for touring the delights of Essex.
    Situated in the pleasant market town of Maldon, this refurbished semi-detached holiday home offers a perfect base for tour...

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    • Big Cottages - Seascape

    Seascape

    Essex Tendring District Clacton-on-Sea

    S141239

    Just 50 yards from Clacton-on-Sea’s beach, this terraced property is great for a family holiday by the seaside.
    Step to entrance.
    Ground Floor:
    Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Shower room:

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    • Big Cottages - Hycliffe

    Hycliffe

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S18102

    Enjoy the beach, just a few yards away from this delightful property featuring brilliant sea views over Point Clear Bay.
    S18102 is a tastefully furnished, single storey detached holiday property with the beach a few yards away and extensive ...

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    • Big Cottages - SEA BREEZE

    SEA BREEZE

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S26105

    A short stroll from the beach, S26105 sits in a peaceful residential location within easy walking distance of Clacton Pier and the central resort area. This detached, well-equipped holiday bungalow offers a spacious contemporary interior with a...

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    • Big Cottages - Peartree Cottage

    Peartree Cottage

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S18090

    For those looking to venture out and take in the scenery, this property holds a host of walks and paths.
    Nestling within 3 acres of grounds, abundant with wildlife, these holiday cottages enjoy far reaching views over rolling countryside. Fi...

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    • Big Cottages - Worcester Pearmain, Stoke by Nayland, Colchester

    Worcester Pearmain, Stoke by Nayland, Colchester

    Essex Colchester District Colchester

    S41881

    Complimentary Welcome Hamper
    A complimentary welcome hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or break...

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