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Sunny room in the centre of the village
Private room in house

Mersea Island Period House - ensuite sunny room


Mersea Island Period House - ensuite sunny room

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Our 1890's sailors house is well positioned 5 mins walk to the beach,the idyllic anchorage and in the heart of West Mersea village close to all the shops and restaurants.
We are a creative household and our eclectic house reflects our interests .
Mersea island is ideal for walkers, birdwatchers, sailors and was named in the Guardians top 25 places to visit in the world !
You can eat at the amazing Company Shed and feast on delicious fresh seafood.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM


34 Reviews

Ceri User Profile
April 2018
Great location for a quiet weekend getaway. Virginia and Jay very kindly let us use their bikes for a day which was great for exploring a little and finding the local beer festival! The Art cafe was great for a cooked breakfast (and it’s deli for some takeaway scones and other go…
Caroline User Profile
February 2018
There is a lovely feel to Virginia's welcoming unique and to me so interesting home and she ensured my stay was so much ease. A wonderfully comfy double bed and super ensuite shower room, allowed a relaxing personal space after an intense day of learning. Also appreciated the bit…
Virginia User Profile
Response from Virginia:
Thank you Caroline for the beautiful review . Was really lovely to have you to stay . Hope to see you again.
February 2018
Sue User Profile
January 2018
Warm, friendly and helpful hosts. Great location. Will definitely be back.
Jess User Profile
January 2018
Virginia and Jay were impeccable hosts who made us feel very welcome. They have a lovely home which is very close to the beach, restaurants and pubs, yet the location is very peaceful and quiet. They provided a lovely breakfast as well as home made biscuits and coffee/tea in the …
Jackie User Profile
December 2017
We enjoyed our stay here and would highly recommend it to others - Virginia is an excellent host and had a beautiful home We would definitely come again
Gillian User Profile
December 2017
Hospitable people, lovely breakfast and super books to read! My only disappointment was not being able to spend time in other parts of the house - because I was looking forward to seeing more of this artistic household and their environment - but I think this was because there w…
Felicity User Profile
November 2017
Very welcoming, interesting and friendly hosts. Beautiful bright room in a lovely house and delicious breakfast on offer (home made bread!) - plus a brilliant cat and sweet dog. Excellent stay and perfect trip to Mersea island. Thank you!

Hosted by Virginia

West Mersea, United KingdomJoined in January 2015
Virginia User Profile
41 Reviews
Virginia is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am an artist, designer and teacher married to Jay who is a musician and producer. We are lucky to live on fabulous Mersea Island in Essex. We share our lovely 1890's sailors house with Dylan the cat and Issy the beautiful rescue dog ! We live in a house filled with books …
Languages: Deutsch
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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