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Leveret Cottage

(Ref. 1140087)

Docking, Norfolk Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "The furniture was well thought out for the property and the bed and bedding were excellent!"

    Docking is a lovely little village, however, it is not tranquil. The traffic starts at around 5:20am and builds up to full on ridiculously busy by 6:30am - HGVs, lorries, vans and tractors with every variety of farm equipment imaginable attached!! The property has a wooden door and old wooden double glazed windows and would benefit from modern glazing for both noise and warmth, (the smaller of the two windows in the lounge is broken and can be opened from the outside). The kitchen looks very tired particularly the work surfaces and tiling as well as the oven markings on the front of the oven being barely visible. The sky light in the bathroom does not have any sort of window covering, therefore meaning that once in the shower, or using the toilet, you are fully visible from the next door property’s upstair’s window. The cleaner needs to pay more attention to cleaning the floors and removing the cobwebs.

    Reviewed by Davina3.1Jun 2024

  • "As a dog friendly property, I think you need to let people know that the property is not on a quiet country lane, but a very busy road."

    As the only access is via the front door, there was nowhere safe to let the dog out without a lead, particularly before bed. Our dog is quite elderly but I would definitely not recommend this cottage to anyone with a young, lively dog.

    Reviewed by David3.1May 2024

  • "We arrived at the cottage to find weeds growing in the front doorway , the door was stuck and wouldn't open, we eventually opened it to find a pile of mail on the door mat , the cottage was freezing cold with all the heating turned off at the socket , there was no sheets on the bed , the Duvet thrown on the floor and dirty towels on the bed , in the Kitchen there was a part bottle of Wine and a Window open which wouldn't fasten , we phoned your company and a cleaner was sent out within 2 hours ."

    The whole experience was just to much and didn't feel safe in a Cottage with a Window we couldn't lock , after a sleepless night , we took stock of the whole experience and decided to go home . This can only be described as the worst holiday we have ever had . We do feel that some form of Compensation should be coming our way . A very upset and annoyed Glen and Lesley Wall

    Reviewed by Glen2.5Apr 2024

  • "The property itself we thought was lovely, well decorated and furnished."

    It was easy to find, access to keys etc good and in a very nice quiet village. It let itself down a little as there are no cleaning items such as a brush and dustpan or even a small vacuum cleaner. I understand that the owner has a cleaning company in to do a clean after each let, I feel it would be to his benefit if he were to visit occasionally to check on this as it wasn't to a standard that reflected how much he apparently pays for this service. Overall we would go back as it is a nice property in a good location.

    Reviewed by David3.8Mar 2024

  • "I have had four cottages from you and this one was overall disappointing."

    The cottage was clean and the furniture comfortable. Easy access to the very good shop was a bonus. The internet worked well as did the television. However it was disappointing on the following: 1. I do not think you can describe a cottage as suitable for dogs when the only door opened directly onto a busy road. There is no sensible area to let a dog have a dog have a quick urinate. It was certainly not a dog friendly cottage. 2. Certain basic equipment was missing e.g. a broom and a mop would have helped. 3. The kitchen was minute although workable. 4. There was some confusion over the rubbish, and I had to phone the owner for clarification. I am not sure if we did it right even then. 5. It was not particularly cold, but the heating was only just adequate. 6. The sloping ceilings were a bit of a challenge, but I suppose that reflects the age of the property. I think my disappointment was focused by the fact that of the four cottages I have rented from you it was the dearest of the four per guest and in many respects was inferior to the previous ones, with which we have been very happy.

    Reviewed by David2.8Feb 2024

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  • One king-size bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking available
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (up to three for an additional charge)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.2 miles

The property

Leveret Cottage is a charming, one-bedroom holiday retreat nestled in the quaint village of Docking, Norfolk.

Boasting a tasteful, traditional façade, a collection of elegant, well-preserved living spaces, and a superb location just a stone’s throw from the closest amenities, this delightful abode makes an idyllic base for couples seeking to book a relaxing, romantic escape to Norfolk.

Park up roadside next to Leveret Cottage, taking a moment to breathe in your tranquil new setting before heading indoors.

Once inside, discover an array of rustic, welcoming interiors, starting with the sitting room that features exquisite wooden beams and pillars, whilst also housing plush seating and a sleek Smart TV, the perfect place to unwind with a glass of your favourite tipple after a long day.

The fully-equipped kitchen also provides you and your loved one with all the appliances required to whip up delicious meals for two that can be savoured at the dining table, before you head on upstairs to refresh with a revitalising shower on your way to catching your valuable rest in the sumptuous king-size bedroom.

If you can tear yourself from your peaceful new base, set out to explore what’s on offer in Docking and beyond.

The briefest of walks will bring you to the SPAR, where you can stock up on homely essentials, throughout your stay, whilst The Railway Inn serves up hearty pub fare whenever you fancy a break from cooking.

Just outside of the village lies the picturesque Bircham Windmill on the borders of Great Bircham, a small settlement home to the ancient Ruins of St Andrew's Church.

Be sure to also pay a visit to Burnham Market, which resides just under six miles away by car and offers plenty of charming cafes, shops and eateries to explore.

For a full day out, jump in the car and head west to discover the historic sites of Castle Rising and the world-famous Sandringham Estate, before you continue north into the magnificent Norfolk Coast AONB, a breathtaking region home to the must-see landmarks and attractions of Holkham Hall, Barrow Common, the Scolt Head Island National Nature Reserve, and the luscious stretch of Brancaster Beach.

Whisk your loved one away for an unforgettable stay at Leveret Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Great Bircham 3 miles; Ringstead 4 miles; Heacham 6 miles.

The North Norfolk village of Docking is surrounded by wonderful unspoilt countryside and is ideally situated for enjoying this attractive part of Norfolk with its many local attractions. The village of Docking is comprised mainly of pretty period cottages, many of which are built from local flint stones, and enjoys good amenities, including a fish and chip shop, Post Office, village store, and a family pub serving food. There is also a playing field with children’s play area, a bowling green, a tennis court and a local fishing lake. Docking is situated just a few miles from the coast with lovely beaches to be found at Heacham, Hunstanton, Holme, Brancaster, Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea, each with their own individuality. As well as offering quiet beaches, these areas also offer visitors RSPB sites, attractive fishing harbours and traditional vibrant seaside attractions. Don’t forget to explore the inland areas around Docking where you can enjoy a splendid lunch in the chic village of Burnham Market, explore the working flour mill at Bircham Windmill or visit one of the many country houses including The Royal Sandringham Estate, Houghton Hall or Holkham Hall. The area also has several good golfing locations and is in the ideal spot for visiting the historic maritime town of King's Lynn, which offers guides, tours and good shopping facilities.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas