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4 Lake View

(Ref. 992214)

Norwich, Norfolk Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Reviews

  • "The lodge was on a lovely site and in a great location."

    However, and as mentioned to the owner, the bedroom carpet was extremely dirty with stains and threadbare in the dressing area. The shower cubicle is also in need of a major clean along the door openings and the shower hose needs replacing completely. All in all a little tired and in need of some updating. Such a shame when in a great location.

    Reviewed by Jane2.8Sep 2023

  • "The cabin was lovely."

    It had everything we needed. Very well equipped. Very warm without having to put any heating on. The shower was amazing. lovely view over lake. Will definitely book again. Thank you. Wish we’d booked for a few days more.

    Reviewed by Amanda4.1Sep 2023

  • "Absolutely Loved our stay , wished we had booked for 2 weeks location excellent."

    WIFI a bit sporadic but getting away from all the Social Media & electronic mail not necessarily a bad thing really calm & relaxed while there.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Aug 2023

  • "Stains on the bedroom carpet."

    2 toilets both with loose seats. A bit tired looking. And the double mattress uncomfortable.

    Reviewed by Debbie2.8Aug 2023

  • "The first impression when we arrived was that the lodge was in a poor state of maintenance."

    The wrap around decking area is in need of repair. One bottom rail was so warped that the balusters were loose to the point of being unsafe. The capping on the edge of the deck was hanging off in places. Inside we suspect no cleaning had been done since the previous occupants left. There were many cobwebs the carpets and floors needed vacuuming there was an unwashed mug on the mug tree and some other kitchen items needed to be washed before we could use them. As a party of four we were provided with only three bath towels. There was no non slip mat for the shower. My wife found the shower floor to be very slippery and there was no handrail to hold. Large areas around the handles on both sides of the kitchen door were very sticky and our attempts to clean them made no difference. There was a gas oven not electric as stated. The igniter did not work. Only four long matches were provided in a box and we used all of these as it took several attempts to light the oven due to air in the pipe. Heavy rain leaked through the kitchen window and dripped from the blind. The kettle was in need of descaling. We could not find any spare bin liners for the kitchen en suite or shower room bins. A DVD player was listed in the summary but it was absent. We have stayed in Sykes Cottages before and always been very satisfied but this time we were deeply disappointed. This was not worth 110 pounds per day.

    Reviewed by John1.9Jul 2023

  • "The only down side was the Wi-Fi apart for that I have nothing else to complain about"

    Reviewed by Emma4.4Jul 2023

  • "Loved our stay at 4 Lake view."

    Cabin had everything we needed and more - loved the coffee machine - fab touch. The site itself was really quiet but everyone we spoke to was really friendly and there was plenty of lovely dog walks. We were in the area to visit family so it perfect for us as it was really close to where they lived. Wouldn't hesitate to book again when we go back down to visit

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Jul 2023

  • "The lodge is in a gorgeous setting but sadly in itself is tired in places."

    Clearly the photographs on your site were when it was new. We could not fish the lake as it was covered in weed and clearly not maintained. Sad as our friends are disabled and cannot walk very far so being close to the lake to do some fishing was the reason we chose this location The start to our holiday was my having to clean inside the fridge freezer before we could use it. There was the remains of a spillage up the bottom of the main bathroom door, which I also cleaned. The carpets need cleaning or better still replacing. The radiator in the main bathroom is pitted with rust spots, this is not necessary as a radiator can easily be painted. The underside of the bin lid was also very dirty, again I ensured it was left clean. The en-suite toilet was not working when we arrived, I contacted the owner who was excellent and it was fixed the following day. I sent him photographs re the state of the fridge etc so he is aware that whoever is doing his cleaning is not doing it properly. The balcony is also in need of repair before there is an accident. The pull up blinds are great so you can have privacy without shutting out the light but again where they join the windowsills a good clean is required. Having said all of the above we still had a lovely time enjoying the view in the sun watching the wildlife. The lodge is very well equipped with everything you might need during your stay. Eric has thought of everything there was even a teapot.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline2.8Jun 2023

  • "Appreciated the small extras provided and loved the peaceful location."

    Reviewed by Chris4.7Jun 2023

  • "Over all very clean and tidy but more detail to gas oven and utensils had a very peaceful and enjoyable stay ."

    Reviewed by Fiona4.4May 2023

  • "Shame that something cannot be done about WiFi connectivity, even with some input and support from the park owners or Sykes themselves."

    This severely limits the choice of TV channels. Also none of the outside lights would work - suspect it is the circuit as tried a replacement bulb to no avail. Instructions for some appliances etc could be added for completeness. A washing line would be a good addition as would an outside tap to make it easier to wash dogs down after walks. A great location with great views that would have been even better if the park owners had cleared up the banks of various debris (dried up vegetation, concrete and black plastic) from cutting back the reeds in the lake.

    Reviewed by Graham4.4Apr 2023

  • "Carn't fault the lodge only let down was no forciliteys on site."

    The shops are that far away from the site you would need transport there is no public transport nearby The two Fishing lakes were closed due to Bird flu even so could not fish them because thay were over grown not looked after at all

    Reviewed by Olive4.4Nov 2022

  • "We had a really comfortable stay we were four adults plus a spaniel and we all enjoyed the lodge and the lovely walks and views ."

    The owner contacted us to make sure everything was alright which was nice.So apart from the fact that the twin bedroom was "cosy" but comfortable.(we knew this we are two senior adults and managed fine) and unfortunately the fishing was closed because of a case of bird flu ( ban will be lifted soon.found an alternative a couple of miles away) We had a delightful time and would definitely like to book again in the future. Thank you very much 4 lake view.

    Reviewed by Jeannette4.7Oct 2022

  • "Had a really lovely week at 4 Lake View."

    The lodge was really comfortable and the view overlooking the lake was lovely. The weather was good so managed to sit out on the decking. Liked it that much have booked 2 weeks for next year.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Sep 2022

  • "Mattress on both double and single beds need replacing."

    Both sofas are uncomfortable . The lake view is excellent and plenty of Birdlife to watch.

    Reviewed by Mike4.7Sep 2022

  • "Beautiful setting."

    Very clean cabin. Only downside was Wi-Fi. TV at night would freeze. We brought dvds as advert said DVD player but there was not one when we arrived. Other than that, we had a lovely time.

    Reviewed by Natalie4.4Aug 2022

  • "Everything was clean and well presented."

    Only niggle was that the mattresses were showing their age and becoming uncomfortable. Internet accessibility was non existent .

    Reviewed by Valerie4.1Jul 2022

  • "We had a fabulous week in a lovely caravan, the weather was perfect so we could make full use of the decking & comfy loungers, sun brolly was a godsend."

    Plenty of things provided, towels,iron & board,coffee machine, games dvds, information etc. Comfy lounge sofas, only comment would be frying pan desperately needs replacing. Wildlife & horses so entertaining,Will definitely be back

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2022

  • "It was a beautiful setting and ideal for a short break."

    Location was quite and relaxed. The lodge was fully equipped for our needs and clean on the inside. The beds could do with having new mattress as they were not very comfortable. The outside needs to be cleared cobwebs before new arrivals so that they can use the outside area without having to clean it first. It wouldn't stop us going again.

    Reviewed by Linda4.4Jun 2022

  • "The park and location of the lodge was excellent and we had a lovely holiday."

    The issues we had was the lodge was the mattress needs replacing as very uncomfortable, decking area needs a spring clean.

    Reviewed by Michael3.4Jun 2022

  • "This property is very good beautiful view cottage comfortable and clean."

    The only draw back is the fishing pools neglected full of weed I don’t know how they can call it a fishing holiday, I wouldn’t call it a fishing holiday. It’s such a shame because there are great walk’s and it’s a great place..

    Reviewed by Pamela4.1May 2022

  • "We were very impressed with the situation of the lodge overlooking the lake."

    The lodge was very comfortable and everything was provided. We spent two weeks on holiday and enjoyed the peace and quiet. Wonderful!

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Apr 2022

  • "Had a lovely holiday in this quiet location."

    Ideal to just relax & do nothing but watch the local wildlife, but there are plenty of things to see & places to visit within a short drive.

    Reviewed by Julie4.1Apr 2022

  • "Great setting for the lodge, lovely views, plenty of dog walks from the lodge."

    Enough to visit locally (without traveling over half an hour) for the week. The beds were pretty uncomfortable/springy so we used a spare duvet as a mattress topper which helped. Very quiet site

    Reviewed by Lynn4.4Apr 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our time at the lodge."

    Weather was poor so unfortunately we couldn't take advantage of sitting on the decking overlooking the lake but it was enough to sit on settee looking out of the window. Only minus was that there wasn't a hairdryer which would make a useful addition at minimal cost. Settees very comfortable which is important to us as I have a bad back. I loved the dressing area in the bedroom and the fact that the main bedroom has an en-suite which would be useful if other people had been staying. Convenient being 30 minutes from central Norwich and 40 to the coast. Cawston has a fabulous deli which sells everything from harissa paste to baked beans. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Jane4.1Mar 2022

  • "Had a peaceful stay here."

    Lodge was home from home and spotless. The owner thought of everything. Loved the walk round the big lake and through the woods. Fishing was good. Would definitely love to come back. And would highly recommend no 4

    Reviewed by Rhonda5.0Mar 2022

  • "The perfect place to unwind."

    The views were so beautiful and they even provided binoculars to get a good glimpse of the wildlife on the lake. The place was so clean and the park it’s on is so quiet and tranquil.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Feb 2022

  • "Lovely well-appointed caravan overlooking the lake."

    Very quiet and lots of birds.Wonderful! Two minor points: No DVD now but tv is a Smart TV. Tried to follow directions on Sykes site without success so resorted to Satnav which brought us to park gate! Then followed signs to Lakeside.

    Reviewed by John4.7Jan 2022

  • "A great place to stay at anytime of the year , we saw the New Year In and will definitely be returning again ."

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Dec 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay great location very tranquil please could someone ..."

    We had a lovely stay great location very tranquil please could someone defrost the fridge there was a big piece of ice in the fridge but it did not spoil the holiday

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Oct 2021

  • "The accommodation was lovely, warm and comfortable."

    Nice quiet area with plenty of wildlife but if you were booking this mainly to fish in the on site lake you would be disappointed. It is so shallow, very weedy with very few swims. Although I caught plenty of small roach and rudd nothing over 8oz made an appearance all week.

    Reviewed by John3.1Oct 2021

  • "A lovely and tranquil place to stay."

    The accommodation was exactly as described

    Reviewed by Charles4.4Sep 2021

  • "Peaceful quiet location very relaxing will be back for a third stay"

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Jul 2021

  • "This was our second visit to 4 Lake View."

    The lodge is very clean and comfortable, and well equipped. The one downside was that the wifi was very slow, but you can cope with that for a week. Also a larger TV would have been nice, maybe a smart TV. However, we had a really nice week, apart from the weather!! We managed to sit outside on the last day. One of the recliners on the decking area is rusty so can't be used. However, having said all that, we will definitely go back, as it is so quiet and peaceful, and it is lovely to watch the swans, geese, ducks and moorhens in the lake, and the horses in the field oppostie.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Jun 2021

  • "Definitely off the beaten track and very peaceful."

    Chalet is cosy and comfortable and well appointed. This was my second visit and will be back

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Apr 2021

  • "Although we went in December and the weather was relatively kind to us, I am glad I decided to book those extra few days Very Picturesque."

    We wanted a break with how the year has been without a care in this world for a little while at least and this was what we got our lodge faced on to the lake which was lovely watching the swans, ducks rabbits and squirrels. I would certainly recommend this place .. I must mention this is only for a family of four there was nothing bigger after checking with reception.

    Reviewed by Colleen5.0Dec 2020

  • "We had a very good holiday in Havering land Hall Norfolk we recommend that you go here for beautiful walks nature is amazing here it's so peaceful and if you have a dog it's good for them ."

    There's horses and ponies here being well cared for. The staff here are very friendly. This was our second time here we absolutely love it here .Even the people who live here are some friendly.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Oct 2020

  • "Delightfully peaceful location, well laid out."

    No 4 was a real pleasure, will definitely return. It certainly met my expectations, which are high!

    Reviewed by Sheila5.0Oct 2020

  • "The lodge was really comfortable, clean and well equipped."

    It was so relaxing to look through the windows and watch the ducks and swans on the lake, and the horses in the field opposite. We even saw one muntjac. The only complaint we had was that there were only enough towels and pillows for two people. I had phoned you to say that our daughter and son in law were joining us for our last two nights, and I specifically asked if there would be enough towels etc. for four people, and I was reassured that there would be. Luckily we had taken our own pillows, so they had the pillows off our bed, and they brought their own towels. Apart from that everything was perfect, and we will book 4 Lake View again in the future.

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Oct 2020

  • "Hi we loved the peace & quite watching the wild live ,the lodge had everything that you could wish for like home from home highly recommend we will be back ."


    Reviewed by Gregory5.0Oct 2019

  • "On a positive note the location of holiday let was as expected, and was found to be clean."

    We would consider another property on this site for hire but as listed below would not be returning to no 4. Having been told that there was parking for two vehicles at the property - unless you were driving two minis there was not sufficient parking for two cars The main light in the 2nd bedroom did not work and there was a leak under the sink which obviously had been leaking for some time - my husband managed to mend the leak however the shelf under the sink was running with water and could have resulted in a lot of damage - it is obvious that the accommodation is not checked from let to let. I do not understand that lets of this nature think that they can provide the cheapest of beds and expect good feedback - I am at a loss when reading the visitors book that people have commented that it was a home from home - the mattress's were cheap and every spring could be felt so much so we had to purchase a quilt which we added to the bed to try and make it a little more comfortable. We will not be returning to this property and will not be recommending it.

    Reviewed by Stuart2.2Sep 2019

  • "It's hard to get over in a listing just how well situated this property is in Norfolk - it's handy for Norwich, the Broads and the coast."

    The physical situation with its outlook over the little lake is very pleasant and the site was very quiet while we were there in September.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2019

  • "Excellent facilities, really enjoyed sitting on the verandah, very close proximity to fishing, very quiet and relaxing, all the peole passing were chatty and friendly and happy to answer any questions."

    A little remote from the nearest shop/pub, but nothing that mattered. Returning for a further week in September.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Jun 2019

  • "Haveringland park and lake is very well looked after and pleasant with abundant wildlife around the area."

    The people we met there were very friendly and informative about the land and history. 4 Lake view was very clean and bright.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2019

  • "There doesn't appear to be any where to put rubbish once the bin in the accommodation is full there is no bins to put it into which was a problem we were having to take it on our trips out and there was no recycling facilities."

    .That was the only downside everything else was great.

    Reviewed by Joan4.7May 2019

  • "It’s a lovely spot, great for fishing and bird watching."

    Very tranquil (in March anyway!) and we managed to fish lots of Roach right outside in the lake, litterally a stones throw from the deck. It was perfect and Eric was a great host and very accomdating. Definitely 100% recommend to anyone who just wants to have a break from busy city life. The cabin is in beautiful condition with everything you need to self cater. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Rhiannon5.0Mar 2019

  • "This is exactly as "billed" - a really nice lodge in an excellent location with a beautiful lakeside view, a variety of bird life and the occasional deer passing on the opposite bank."

    The site is delightfully rural with easy access to Norwich (using the Airport Park and Ride), the North Norfolk coast and the towns of Aylsham and Holt. Altogether an ideal holiday location. The facilities inside the lodge are ideal for a self catering holiday and even in the coldest of weather, to which we were subjected in early March, the lodge was warm and cosy. We would definitely return to this stunning lodge and ideal site.

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Mar 2019

  • "Had a lovely stay at this lodge."

    The selling point for me was the view of the lake directly outside. The views and scenery were lovely, plenty of dog walks and areas to go, dogs can also be let off in certain areas which was an added bonus. Staff on site I spoke with were very friendly and the owner kindly dropped round some trays for the oven as we had mentioned that these items had been forgotten. I would recommend staying here, my dog and me had a lovely time! The lodge was very cosy too, especially at night with the gas fire on.

    Reviewed by Chelsea4.4Feb 2019

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite basin and WC and 1 x 2'3" twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Dressing room.
  • Gas coal effect fire
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, TV, DVD player and a selection of books and DVD's and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars directly outside and further parking in main car park
  • Wrap-around decking area
  • One well-behaved pet is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.8 miles and pub 3.1 miles
  • Note: Though the property is on the ground floor, there are steps leading up to the front door, which may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • Please note: Due to the location of the property, the WiFi signal may sometimes be intermittent
  • Please Note: Charging of electric cars is not permitted at this property.

The property

4 Lake View is a stunning country lodge situated in Norwich, East Anglia, in the Haveringland Hall Park, surrounded by other lodges perfect for a fishing holiday.

Stepping into the open-plan interior, with its stunning modern furnishings, giving you a real home-from-home vibe.

Gather in the lounge area with two comfortable sofas and enjoy the warmth emanating from the gas coal-effect fire.

With a TV and DVD player, there is plenty to keep you entertained during the evenings.

There's a lovely dining area with seating for up to four people, where you can gather to dine together, or plan the day's events.

The snug kitchen has been newly fitted with white units and wooden worktops, with a range of appliances to suit your cooking needs.

Down the hall are two bedrooms: one double and one twin, ideal for families with small children.

The double bedroom has an en-suite with a basin and WC.

There is a separate shower room with a lovely walk-in shower, perfect for starting your day.

Take advantage of the cosy dressing room, a perfect place to get ready for the day ahead.

There is off-road parking directly outside the property, and further parking available in the private car park.

Outside has a lovely wrap-around decking area with a table and chairs provided.

A magnificent place to sit out and enjoy stunning views over the lake and surrounding countryside.

Norwich is a fantastic city with many lovely attractions, including Blickling Hall, a stunning 17th century stately home, which has painted ceilings and lavish landscaped gardens.

The Norfolk coast path offer magnificent walking and cycling opportunities, with picturesque views over the sea and surrounding countryside.

In addition to the local attractions in the area, the close proximity to Norwich and The Broads, there are also fishing lakes on site, a boating lake and a working church on this site.

A wonderful property for a family holiday.

Property does not accept contractor bookings.

Please Note: Charging of electric cars is not permitted at this property.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Great Yarmouth 21 miles; Cromer 23 miles.

The medieval and cultural city of Norwich is the capital of East Anglia. Norwich boasts some of the finest buildings in Britain, with two cathedrals, a Norman castle and several large houses. Elm Hill is one of the oldest streets in Norwich, with beautiful cobblestones and Tudor houses, some now home to independent shops. Norwich also offers art galleries, museums, theatres and cinemas, as well as beautiful parks and gardens. Visit its stylish pubs, cafés and restaurants and enjoy its excellent shopping facilities. Tour the city by open-top bus, along cycle pathways, or walk one of its many trails and the river walk. For those wishing to relax, spend a leisurely day on board a boat enjoying the nearby, beautiful Norfolk Broads. The coastline is also within easy travelling distance, offering a fun day out.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas