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My Harbour View

Brightlingsea, Essex
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Family friendly
Sky TV
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stunning waterside apartment with spectacular views of the harbour, the perfect location to sit, relax and watch the world go by
  • Ideally located centrally in Brightlingsea, close to all the local amenities
  • Stroll along the lovely sandy beach and watch the sunset 
Property code: HARSI

A luxury harbourside apartment situated on the Essex coast, offering fantastic views. The ideal place to relax and unwind. It offers SkyTV, Wi-Fi and off-road parking and is within walking distance of shops and restaurants.

LUXURY HARBOURSIDE APARTMENT WITH STUNNING VIEWS OF THE HARBOUR

This luxurious apartment is situated in a commanding position on the busy harbour in Brightlingsea, on the Essex  coast. It provides contempoary accommodation on one level and boasts superb views of the daily comings and goings and the surrounding coastline.

The unique waterside property is the perfect place to unwind, relax and let the world go by and to enjoy the ever changing vista and spot the local wildlife. Brightlingsea has a lovely sandy beach and a ferry service taking you over to nearby Mersea Island. Other local attractions include Dedham and the Constable country villages and Colchester with its impressive castle and bustling high street. For those wanting more excitement, head to the seaside town of Clacton, which offers a host of family fun activities, or why not try a Thames boat excursion sailing through Tower Bridge from the pier.

On the guests arrival the apartment is accessed via a secure communal hallway, the apartment is on the ground floor, the hallway leads through to a spectacular open plan Lounge/kitchen/diner with harbour side views, the well equipped kitchen provides an excellent space for preparing meals having a double electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine with dryer, dishwasher and microwave, the lounge area comfortable seating with panoramic views, a large TV, DVD and Sky TV, dining table and chairs. With two bedrooms a double bedroom with French doors leading to the terrace, an en suite bathroom having bath with hand held shower, wash hand basin and WC. A twin bedroom with French doors leading to the terrace. A separate shower room comprising of double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.

 Outside: doors lead to a dual aspect terrace with outdoor furniture.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin bedroom
  • Bathroom - Family shower room with double shower cubicle, en suite bathroom with hand held shower to the master bedroom
  • Waterside views
  • Wifi
  • Electric double oven and  gas hob
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Washing machine with dryer
  • Dishwasher and microwave
  • Large TV, DVD and Sky TV
  • Secure allocated parking for 2 cars
  • Complimentary use of robes
  • Ample books, games and DVDs
  • Beach equipment provided
  • Beach, shops and pub within walking distance
  • Owner only accepts short breaks between the 1st  November - 1st March each year  

  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Liz Johnson

This property is personally managed by Liz.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 43 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lesley 22nd December 2022

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Fabulous location right on the waters edge, to give amazing waterscape & harbour views from the open-plan living space & bedrooms through floor to ceiling windows & glass doors. The position is also entirely private with wide wrap-around terraces which have dining & also more relaxed outdoor furniture. Brightlingsea and nearby Colchester are more fRead moreunctional than inspiring but both have interesting histories. Great walks. Fantastic beaches locally & further afield. Hundreds of beach huts! Hide

Reviewed by Donna 11th November 2022

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The apartment is stunning with ever changing views in an incredible location. Thoughtful welcome pack supplied.

Reviewed by Lesley 4th November 2022

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We have just had a week at Harbour View,this is a exceptional apartment with amazing views over the river and lots of wildlife to look at ,everything is thought of, spacious,clean,very comfortable,well equipped,will definitely go back .

Reviewed by Donald 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Janet 30th September 2022

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Very good apartment. The location is superb. Always something to watch in the harbour. The balcony is great to sit on in the day and in the evening. Very quiet area.

Reviewed by Hilary 21st August 2022

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A 2-seater settee would be preferable to the chairs, to complement the other one. The twin beds need upgrading.

Reviewed by Ann 29th July 2022

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Wonderful apartment with amazing views of the boats in the harbour and passing on the creek. The property has been equipped with everything you could ask for, plus thoughtful extra touches. It was spotlessly clean and we had a delightful stay.

Reviewed by Teri 22nd July 2022

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Reviewed by Peter 1st July 2022

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This was our second visit and once again it did not disappoint.The accommodation is excellent and the location overlooking the marina,harbour and River Colne could not be better.

Reviewed by Peter 10th June 2022

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This is a well equipped property with one of the best views in Brightlingsea overlooking the harbour entrance. There is always something interesting to watch. There several good places to eat not too far away. We will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Joanne 27th May 2022

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Wow, what a lovely holiday, an apartment with stunning views, very clean, well maintained and fully equipped. Owner was very quick to respond when we had a question. Would love to go back, came away feeling very relaxed.

Reviewed by Jane 20th May 2022

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WOW ! The photos do not do this place justice. Location is everything....A week of chilled, relaxing views of boats. yachts, canoes and ever-changing skies. The apartment has everything you could need & more. We honestly did not want to come home & we will return. Thank you for sharing your little slice of heaven.

Reviewed by Belinda 15th April 2022

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An excellent apartment and the location is fabulous.

Reviewed by John 8th April 2022

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Excellent attention to every detail

Reviewed by Lynette 1st April 2022

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Reviewed by Kenneth 25th March 2022

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Accommodation and location was excellent, a lovely welcome pack on arrival was very much appreciated. The busy harbour was always entertaining to watch, all in all we had a lovely week even though we had some inclement weather, but once closed in the apartment was really cosy. The wrap around balcony was great on the sunny days. We would book againRead more in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Alan 14th March 2022

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5 star accommodation and great views Recommend this property to all Super clean and all great

Reviewed by Julie 21st February 2022

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This is a perfect holiday accommodation , peacefull , spotlessly clean , everything you could ask for and views are wow

Reviewed by Barbara 18th February 2022

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Lovely accommodation on a great corner plot. Very well equipped and clean. Our host came to check on us and the accommodation as we were there during storm Eunice! This was very kind of her. We managed a walk along the beach huts, which was very bracing! The outlook was fantastic and watching the boats in the harbour was lovely.

Reviewed by Pat 11th February 2022

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Perfectly placed apartment for beach, shops, walks, birds and boating lake. Never ending changing waterside views from Police rib boats, paddle boarders, rowers and sail boats.

Reviewed by Behroz 28th January 2022

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Reviewed by Terry 21st January 2022

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Great place to stay at, with wonderful views both of the harbour and out to sea. Lots of outside space and catches the sun throughout the day.

Reviewed by Sharon 7th January 2022

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We had an amazing few days stay at this stunning apartment . The views were fantastic , the apartment was spotlessly clean , well equipped and we couldnt have asked for anything more. The bedrooms also had lovely views , beds were very comfortable and a good hot and powerful shower. The welcome pack was very much appreciated and the birthday cakes Read moreand candles for my husbands birthday were a very nice touch . We would definitely recommend to friends and family. Hide

Reviewed by Nick 3rd December 2021

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Stunning location with great views and harbour activity to watch. Apartment very bright and clean. Downside was a lack of any opening windows apart from patio doors which had no hook to hold them open.

Reviewed by Sharon 26th November 2021

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This was the second visit for us and we thoroughly enjoyed it again. Such a lovely location for a restful break.

Reviewed by William 20th November 2021

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The property was fantastic. A relaxing setting with a large balcony overlooking the harbour that we enjoyed morning coffees on. Very tastefully decorated throughout and the owners have gone the extra mile to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. The welcome pack was a nice touch! Thank you

Reviewed by Susan 17th November 2021

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Lovely apartment with tremendous views. Greatly enjoyed the walks and watching the boats and the tides. Would come back again.

Reviewed by Judith 29th October 2021

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Reviewed by Roy 22nd October 2021

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Reviewed by Anne 15th October 2021

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Amazing apartment with a captivating and ever changing view. We enjoyed watching the boats and tides. Quite a novelty to look outside your bedroom window and watch a boat appear out of nowhere. Everything was of a really high standard and worked well for our party of four. Two bathrooms was a real bonus.

Reviewed by Hayley 8th October 2021

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Reviewed by Janet 10th September 2021

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Really lovely apartment in a superb position. Lots to see in the harbour. The balconies all around the apartment offer wonderful views.

Reviewed by Angela 3rd September 2021

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Excellent surroundings which makes a very relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Mary 20th August 2021

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The apartment was great! clean light and comfortable with fantastic views of the harbour always something to watch whilst sitting on the terrace.The apartment had everything you need for your holiday and welcome packs such a nice extra. Underground parking excellent. Owners were very helpful and easy communication for any questions. Two really goodRead more pubs easy walking distance. Hide

Reviewed by Anne 14th August 2021

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Absolutely fabulous. Amazing views and perfect location. The owners go the extra mile to make you feel very spoilt. Our second visit and would love to return again soon.

Reviewed by Pat 16th July 2021

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A beautiful apartment with wonderful views of the river. The beach and shops are only a short stroll away. We really did not want to leave.

Reviewed by Chris 9th July 2021

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Reviewed by Angela 2nd July 2021

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Cottage was lovely could of done with another small sofa in stead of uncomfortable wicker chair. Lovely watching the boats in and out of harbor. Great balcony to sit and eat out on.

Reviewed by Jeanette 25th June 2021

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The apartment was everything we expected and more. It was very well appointed and very comfortable. It's position is stunning and the photos on the holiday website do it justice.

Reviewed by Christopher 4th June 2021

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Reviewed by Janet 28th May 2021

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A lovely place so clean and the views were amazing would recommend to anyone we had the best week with the best weather

Reviewed by Linda 21st May 2021

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Fantastic! certainly the best apartment I have ever stayed in. One week was not enough for me. If you want water views in supreme comfort this is the place.

Reviewed by Peter 17th May 2021

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This apartment is exactly as advertised, it is in a great position overlooking the river mouth and harbour. Very accessible from the underground car park via the lift with no steps. There is all the equipment you would need to prepare your own food. This part of Brightlingsea has an excellent pub, The Yachtsman, just across the road which serves goRead moreod quality food. There are are also good pubs in the villages around, an easy drive away. We will definitely be returning. Hide

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