Just a few minutes walk from the centre of St Osyth village, 1 minute walk from the boat yard and lake, with glorious sunrises and sunsets over the water.
In our small village you will find Chemist, Mini-market, Fish and Chip Shop, Hairdressers, Butchers, Florist, Chinese takeaway, Coffee shop/bistro, Indian restaurant, Church and of course, a couple of Pubs. Everything you will need and more.
There is a bus stop next to the cottage so if you prefer not to drive, access around the area is very easy. Bus routes and walking suggestions can be provided if required. We also have a locked storage facility if you choose to bring bikes with private access to the garden.
Britain’s oldest recorded town Colchester is 17 miles away and there are many local beaches and other lovely villages to discover.
With the St Osyth Parish boasting to be the driest area in the UK, only receiving on average 507mm of rainfall a year a Priory and a history of Witching there should be plenty to keep you entertained.
Wake boarding, kayaking and paddleboarding are available to rent on the local lake which is only a 1 minute walk away, where you will find http://curvewakepark.co.uk which not only has two wakeboard Cables with jumps but also boasts the largest water inflatable obstacle course in Essex !!
Clacton on sea is only a 7min drive away and the popular Martello Beach is where the locals learn to kite board with help from the local instructors at Zenith kite boarding www.zenithkiting.co.uk
West Mersea and the old port of Brightlingsea can be accessed via a foot ferry from Point clear at the end of the St Osyth parish http://www.brightlingseaharbour.org and they even do a trip down the Colne for a pub lunch ( seasonal ) but you would need to book in advance.