Self catering holiday cottages to rent 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.  

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.

Book a Osea Island cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Essex on holiday.

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The Wobbin, Tollesbury, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Country Cottage, Osea Island 4 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

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

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £556

The Herons, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom House, Osea Island 9 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Well presented holiday cottage sleeping 2 in the pleasant town of South Woodham Ferrers, with riverside walks available near by as well as good train links in to London.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £300

Broman's Barn, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Osea Island 10 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Part of the Grove Cottages collection, Bromans Barn is a romantic cottage for two situated on a farm close to Mersea Island’s Nature Reserve.

Weekly Price from: £399

Ropes Cottage, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

3 bedroom Historic Cottage, Osea Island 12 miles away

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Historic 3 bedroom cottage in the heart of Colchester.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £446
Next availability:
from 08 June to 24 July 20 from 02 October to 18 October 20

Wakes Hall Lodges, Colchester, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Lodges, Osea Island 14 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

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.

Weekly Price from: £743
Next availability:
from 15 June to 20 June 20 from 22 June to 29 June 20

Rafe Hall Coach House, Pebmarsh, Essex, East Anglia, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Osea Island 17 miles away

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

Relax and unwind in stylish luxurious surroundings at this beautiful 2 bedroom coach house, within half an hour's drive of Constable Country, Colchester and Long Melford and Lavenham for days out.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £605

Gladwins Farm, Nayland, Colchester, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

4 bedroom Cottages, Osea Island 18 miles away

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3
4 star

A collection of 9 award winning holiday cottages benefiting from excellent shared leisure facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool and a tennis court, all located amongst 22 acres of gorgeous Suffolk countryside.

Special features: free internet access, pool (On the site), tennis court, games room, outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £250

Old Bakery Cottage, Dedham, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Romantic Cottage, Osea Island 19 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Charming one bedroom cottage with exposed beams and private courtyard garden, ideal for relaxing romantic breaks or small family holidays situated close to the heart of idyllic Dedham in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to Constable Country.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £477
Next availability:
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The Stables, Great Maplestead, Essex, East Anglia, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Osea Island 19 miles away

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

High quality one bedroom holiday cottage with idyllic garden and a fantastic rural setting close to naturally beautiful countryside near Castle Hedingham in Essex, with a king-size bed this is an ideal property for a tranquil romantic break.

Weekly Price from: £222