Quirky Pod Holiday Rental near Historical Town in North Essex

Essex, England (United Kingdom)
Pods
1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Private Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Private Barbecue

This pod-style holiday rental in North Essex enables campers to go glamping in true style. This rental sleeps up to two adults or two adults and two children on a double bed in a separate bedroom and a large double sofa bed in the living area.

Included in the cabin is a double bed with a bottom sheet (guests will need to bring their own bedding and towels). Bedding/towel packs available at an extra cost. In addition, there is a double sofa bed and a small kitchen area with a sink, a toaster, a kettle, a fridge, and a microwave. Cutlery and china crockery is provided for four guests while a table and four chairs are also provided. There is a shower room with a bathroom and a sink as well as a Bluetooth sound system.

Outside, there is a barbecue (tools not provided, charcoal available for an additional cost), as well as seating on the large deck area and a fire pit (please note no campfires are permitted). This accommodation comes with a private four-person log-fired hot tub (for an additional cost), and a maximum of one well-behaved dog is allowed in the rental at an additional cost. Details of extras are available on request. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Hot water
  • Towels additional charge
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water potable
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • 1 Double bed
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Hot plate
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Private Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub additional charge
  • Firewood additional charge
  • Heating
  • Linens additional charge
  • 1 Sofa bed
  • Private Barbecue
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea kettle
  • Fire pit
  • Sound system
  • Kitchen equipment

The site has stabling for around 12 horses, which should keep equine enthusiasts entertained. If fishing is more appealing, guests can enjoy a peaceful afternoon casting off at the on-site fishing reservoir. Guests also have access to a free pass for the neighboring Essex Wildlife Trust Colne Point Nature Reserve, and the road beyond the property leads directly to the reserve.

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Guest Services

Linens and towels are not provided at the glamping accommodations, but for guests' convenience, there is the option to choose a bedding and towel package at a cost of £24.99.

There is a separate cost for the use of the hot tubs. Price is dependent on the number of guests (ranging from £60 to £75 for 1-2 nights).

On-site, guests can purchase a bag of logs for the fire pit for £6, as well as a barbecue starter kit for £9.99, which includes a five-kilo bag of charcoal, a pack of firelighters, and a box of large matches. These both must be ordered in advance; they cannot be ordered upon arrival.

Thanks to this property being a potato farm before branching out to the world of glamping, guests are able to purchase a sack of potatoes during or at the end of their stay. Read More

Location + Surroundings

  • National Park
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • River

Located in the north Essex town of St Osyth's, this property is perfect for those seeking an alternative staycation. It's less than half an hour to the historic town of Colchester, the oldest recorded town in England, and its Roman wall is still visible in some parts. There are also plenty of gorgeous areas of coastline nearby where guests can enjoy the peaceful English countryside.

Furthermore, it's just over an hour's train journey to London for a day of sightseeing in the capital. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Winter sports
  • Hiking

The county’s gently rolling landscapes speckled with picturesque towns and villages have inspired a range of well-known artists, for example, Constable who is famous for his paintings of Dedham which is not far from St Osyth, and Wivenhoe, a quaint village nearby which offers beautiful views and is home to some beautiful pottery artists.

Vibrant seaside towns, such as Frinton and Walton, merge with quiet, isolated beaches that in turn become networks of tidal inlets and estuaries—rich in wildlife and perfect for a relaxing day out. The towns of Brightlingsea and Mersea offer lovely day trips, where guests can watch the local boats racing on a Sunday at Brightlingsea. They can also take a trip across the Strood to Mersea (watch out for high tide!) and go for a walk along the beach, all before enjoying some delicious fresh seafood from The Company Shed restaurant.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 p.m.
    early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
    late check-out allowed additional charge
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed

Accesibility & Safety

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector

Cancellation policy

  • It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. If you cancel at any time, you will not receive any refund.
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Additional Information

Up to two well-behaved dogs are permitted at the cottages and one dog is allowed in each glamping accommodation. The hosts must provide prior approval, including information on the breed(s). Additionally, the hosts reserve the right to charge guests (taken from the security deposit) for any damages caused by the dog or any waste or mess from the dog that is not cleaned up.

In accordance with the Dangerous Dog Act of 1991, this property cannot accept any dog known as a pit bull terrier, Japanese Tosa, Argentino, Fila Braziliero, any dog used for fighting, or any dog that has the appearance of a dog used for fighting or that must legally wear a muzzle.

This property cannot accommodate large groups or anyone under the age of 18. A damage/security deposit is required for all bookings. Details of this will be provided on request. Proof of age may be requested.

Bags of kiln dried logs, BBQ packs, etc are available for an additional cost. Details of current prices will be provided on request. All optional extras must be booked and paid for before arrival. Extras cannot be added after arrival.

The businesses full terms and conditions apply to all bookings and will be provided before arrival. Read more

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