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Osea Island

Maldon - Essex

Retreat to this stunning English island, perfect for big group celebrations, and only an hour from London.

  • Sleeps: Up to 42
  • Bedrooms: 19
  • Bathrooms: 14
£2000-4500 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book...

Osea Island is owned and managed by Fleur Johnson.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Fleur Johnson.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • An island off the Essex coast, that's easily accessible from London.
  • There are two properties available to rent - The Captain's House sleeps 22, with nine bedrooms and seven bathrooms, and the Manor House sleeps 20 with ten bedrooms and six bathrooms.
  • An outdoor heated pool for your use from April to October.
  • Walks, boating, kayaking, fishing and more are all on offer at Osea Island.

  You should know...

  • The Captain's House accepts up to two pets.
  • The Manor House accepts up to three pets.
  • You can rent the Captain's House and the Manor House together or separately.
  • There are other holiday properties around the island.

  The Detail...

Osea Island is a truly unique setting for a celebration or gathering. The accommodation available consists of the Captain's House and the Manor House.

Sitting right on the waters edge with magnificent views along the beach and across the estuary, The Captains House has been built in a cool beach house style thats more reminiscent of the USA or the Caribbean than the UK.

The house is mainly on one level, spread out laterally across extensive gardens and grounds with private stairs leading down to the beach. The first floor master bedroom suite has incredible views.

In the large living room youll find a wood-burning stove and triple French doors leading on to a terrace with sea views. An additional large library / living room also comes with a wood-burning stove and triple French doors leading out to a covered patio and sundeck.

The dining room seats over 20 people, and the kitchen provides plenty of space to cook with an additional dining area and adjoining scullery with a butler sink leading to the back door. A separate utility room comes equipped with a washing machine and dryer. Although the island is mainly self-catering, chefs can be hired at any time of the year to cook for you via prior arrangement.

The house has seven comfortable double bedrooms, four with four-poster beds and an additional two bedrooms, which can be converted into doubles if needed. Seven bathrooms with roll-top baths and showers work well with large groups, and four of these are en suite.

Step outside and youll find a heated outdoor swimming pool, thats open from April to the first week of October. Outdoor games equipment, including table tennis and table football are provided. Bicycles and fishing equipment are also available during your stay.

The Manor House is a grand Edwardian seaside residence with panoramic views along the beach and over its original salt water pool built in 1903. The interior has been lovingly restored incorporating style with modern comforts.

Set over three floors and it also has extensive grounds, walled garden and private salt water pool. There are ten double bedrooms (seven with four poster beds), six bathrooms with roll top baths and showers (four en suite), two additional cloakrooms, a large living room with open fire, and a large library with full size billiard table and open fire. This room can be converted to dining table for 20 guests. There is an additional large living room on second floor with spectacular sea views.

The Manor House boasts a large country style kitchen with dining table and additional adjoining caterers kitchen and further scullery with Butlers sink and bootroom leading to back door.

There is plenty to entertain you with eight TVs / DVD and Sky. There are also two additional small breakfast rooms on 1st and 2nd floor

Whether you choose to do little more than bury your head in a good book, take a lazy walk on the beach or peddle around the perimeter, Osea Island's sea air will refresh you. There are any number of activities you can enjoy during your stay; from boating and kayaking, to cycling, fishing or foraging and beach-combing. For booking activities during your stay on the island please get in touch with The Exploration Society.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • No Smoking
  • Swimming Pool
Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking
  • Table tennis


  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Wildlife

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

London Stansted (1hr)

  Detailed Pricing Information...

The Captain's House is 2000 / night
The Manor House is 2500 / night.
Prices are the same all year round.
There is a 2 night minimum stay.



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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

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How to book...

Osea Island is owned and managed by Fleur Johnson.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Fleur Johnson.

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