- Historic cottage in Docking, sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms.
- Great base to explore North Norfolk & beyond. 10 mins from Brancaster Beach & Burnham Market.
- Dog friendly (up to 2 dogs), courtyard, dishwasher, log burner, unlimited Wifi, travel cot, highchair. Low season from £295 for weekends/3 nights or full weeks from £490.
Off road parking for up to 2 cars, use of one 7KW EV Charger available for a small additional fee.
Please see House Rules for additional Covid 19 arrangements.
A historic cottage in the pretty & well placed village of Docking. Parts of Chase Cottage date back to the 1700s (so there are steeper than usual steps and a few low door frames!) and was once Boydens, the village general store.
Outside and garden: Sunny courtyard with bench, also table / chairs for 6+ and access direct from the kitchen. 5 foot high gate and fence. Small Barbecue available.
The listing is for the use of the whole cottage, which has 4 bedrooms, and 7 beds. These comprise: 1 double (with an extra single day bed) - this has its own (quite steep & winding) staircase from the Kitchen and an Internet ready Smart TV. 1 further double and 1 twin (up a separate winding staircase) 1 downstairs twin 2 reception rooms, one with log burner (fire guard available) and 40" TV which has basic BT TV included. The other reception has 2 sofas, and is a nice place to relax / play games. Downstairs bathroom with bath and walk in shower, sink and toilet. Upstairs bathroom with sink, toilet and shower. Refurbished Kitchen/diner with table that seats up to 8, dishwasher, microwave, new Washer/Dryer etc. BT Infinity 2 Broadband WiFi with Smart Hub, unlimited device & data usage. We are dog friendly - up to 2 well behaved dogs welcome (extra charge may be applicable for stays over 4 nights) but please contact us if you'd like to bring more than one - please keep dogs downstairs (this is made easy as there are doors to both staircases) and off furniture.
Chase Cottage is located on Fakenham Road, at the easterly end of Docking. Brancaster Beach is a 10 minute drive away, while the beach, beach huts, harbour & shops at Wells-Next-The-Sea are about 25 minutes away. Sailing is close by at Burnham Overy Staithe, and Brancaster Staithe also has Kayak hire available. The Royal West Norfolk Golf Club in Brancaster is an "outstanding links course... With the North Sea on one side and the saltmarsh on the other it has a wonderfully atmospheric setting, and is ranked 17th in England and 44th in the UK by to(URL HIDDEN) For birdwatchers, Titchwell RSPB and several others are nearby. Pensthorpe Nature Reserve (seen in BBC Springwatch) is also a short distance away. North Norfolk is listed as one of Britain's best Stargazing locations, due to low levels of light pollution. Burnham Market is 10 minutes drive from the Cottage, while Holt, Sheringham and the steam railway that links them are easily reached. Further afield, Docking is well placed to reach the popular adventure playground at Bewilderwood, while Norwich, Kings Lynn, Hunstanton, Thetford Forest, Sandringham House, Thursford and Holkham are also reachable. Fakenham is a 20 minute drive away, with its racecourse, popular Thursday market, and large Morrisons and Tesco supermarkets. The Cottage is also conveniently placed as accommodation for visitors & trainees to the CITB Construction Industry Training Board at Bircham Newton (also known as National Construction College). This is also the location for the RAF Bircham Newton Memorial Project (see their website for specific opening days). In Docking there is a small but well stocked Spar supermarket 10 minutes walk away, and the Railway Inn pub is also within walking distance. There is a fish & chip shop just 5 minutes walk away, open Tuesday to Saturday. A pizza van visits each Monday evening at nearby Ripper Hall. There are lots of other places to eat nearby, such as The Duck Inn in Stanhoe, The Gin Trap in Ringstead, The Kings Arms in Bircham and The Jolly Sailor in Brancaster Staithe. Behind the cottage is a picturesque walk ideal for taking dogs. There is a children's play area with a zip wire in the village.
Parking on drive at rear of cottage for 1 car, (we recommend approaching from Little Lane at the back of the cottage, driving on forwards & reversing off at the same angle!) and additional off road parking for a 2nd car at the front of cottage. There is a 7KW EV Charger at the back of the cottage, its a PodPoint Solo 3 with a Universal fitting so you would need your own cable. Further parking is available on Fakenham Road.
Basic cleaning fee is to cover additional costs from Covid 19. Any extra heavy duty cleaning required may result in a further charge. A small basket of logs is provided for your first night, after this we ask that guests supply their own logs. Friday Changeover for week long bookings during High Season. A travel cot and high chair are available on request. Standard towels are provided, please bring your own beach towels if needed.
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