Holiday lets in Osea Island, Essex, England

Osea Island in the Blackwater Estuary in Essex is a private island covering around 380 acres of largely countrified land.  For a unique self catering experience you may want to book a stay in one of the cottages on this island.  A stay on Osea Island promises something truly different.  The island is reached by a tidal road which is accessible only in low tide.  Outside of low tide there is a water taxi to take you to and from the mainland.  The village on the island is made up of a collection of quaint historical farm buildings.  Recommended activities on the island include bird watching and walking.  Enjoy walking around and exploring this island or book a sea fishing trip.  Enjoy spending time exploring the island’s four miles of beaches and coastline.  Also on the island is Home farm with its donkeys, pheasants, rabbits and various other birds.  Nearby islands include Northey Island and Mersea Island.  

Facts about what Osea Island offers for Cottage Breaks


Osea Island is likely to appeal to those looking for a cottage break somewhere that bit different and memorable.  Those who love to spend time by the coast may also be inspired to book a self catering stay at Osea Island.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Osea Island, Essex, England:

Wakes Hall Lodges, Colchester, Essex, England

1 bedroom Lodges, Colne Valley.

High quality wooden clad holiday lodges set in the stunning Colne Valley close to the Essex/Suffolk border and Constable Country.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £715 to £1208 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 01 July 2019 to 03 July 2019; from 06 July 2019 to 12 July 2019; from 15 July 2019 to 26 July 2019;

The Wobbin, Tollesbury, Essex, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, East Anglia.

Secluded pet-friendly country cottage near Tollesbury with distant sea views.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £556 to £966 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 June 2019 to 21 June 2019; from 23 June 2019 to 01 July 2019; from 11 July 2019 to 01 August 2019;

The Tallow Factory, Dedham, Essex, England

4 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, Constable Country .

Unique 4 bedroom spacious country cottage that is a converted Tudor candle factory, in the heart of the idyllic village of Dedham in one the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the Essex/Suffolk border.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1680 to £2595 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 19 June 2019 to 21 June 2019; from 24 June 2019 to 12 July 2019; from 17 July 2019 to 23 July 2019;

Lovejoys, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

1 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, East Anglia.

Unique Essex holiday home for two which with a king-size bed and exposed wooden beams and a location within the parklands of Belchamp Hall is ideal for romantic breaks.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £399 to £659 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

The Lovejoy Studio, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

2 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, East Anglia.

Famous for where scenes were filmed for the popular TV series ‘Lovejoy’, this stunning luxury holiday cottage with it’s large airy spaces and contemporary furnishings has been beautifully converted from a stable block dating back to the 18th century and has a woodburning stove, large pond and walled garden as well as access to a tennis court that guests are free to use.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £495 to £791 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: (4)

We have no cottages within Osea Island itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Osea Island. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England