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Dolphin Cottage

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Wiveton, near Blakeney, Norfolk
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms2
Pets 1
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Description

Traditional cottage with wood burning stove, beams and pretty garden, sandy beaches, dinghy launching and sailing close by.

Just a mile from the lovely North Norfolk Coast at Blakeney and Cley, and within a few minutes’ drive of sandy beaches, this traditional 17th-century holiday cottage is one of a pair. It stands in a pretty garden on a quiet lane in Wiveton (with village inn). Dinghy launching, sailing and nature reserves within a mile. Shops 1 mile.

Entrance porch and glazed door to attractive, beamed sitting-room with multi-fuel stove. Arch to dining room with door to garden. Well-equipped fitted kitchen. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: Twin bedroom (2ft 6in beds). Full-size bunk bedroom. Bathroom with toilet.

Multi-fuel stove - fuel available locally. Electricity, electric heaters, Economy 7 NSH, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. TV. Stereo/CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer.Telephone – incoming and outgoing local calls only. Enclosed garden with furniture. Barbecue. Parking (on lane adjacent to property). No smoking.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Telephone
    Telephone
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles


Customer Comments

  • 6

    25/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 20/07/2018
    This was our third visit to Dolphin Cottage. In fact we last stayed there in September2017when everything was fine, however the cottage has been neglected in the meantime and we were very disappointed. The crockery was badly stained and the dishwasher was broken. There was no hot water in the kitchen and bathroom until we fixed the heater.The bunkbeds were falling apart. Everywhere smelt musty and damp. Nevertheless we still managed to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and have a good holiday


  • 6

    01/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 29/06/2018
    Nice cosy cottage in ideal location near to beaches, coast towns, and village restaurants/pubs. There are some issues which need resolving if we were to go again. Water/heating system is very noisy at night , so much that in the upstairs bedrooms you were unable to sleep. We would specify that this is done immediately. Also the upstairs shower was poor, not enough power, needs replacing Garden needs bushes cutting back firstly to make space and secondly to make another sitting area where washing line is.


  • 7

    25/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 07/05/2018
    Dolphin Cottage is superbly located in Wiveton and a well laid out cottage with private enclosed garden (there is a right of way for the next door cottage). The cottage is well equipped, particularly in the kitchen but was in need of a deep clean which was disappointing. There was a drainage smell in the ensuite and the noisy plumbing kept us awake at night. If these things were resolved we would have no hesitation in staying at Dolphin Cottage in the future.


  • 5

    09/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 30/03/2018
    We had no electric until 11.30.pm on the day of arrival due to a planned power cut.. I sorted this out with the power company. Who were very good.. I won’t go into too much detail, but after phoning the owner.. who sent a builder who broke into the meter box because he didn’t bring a meter box key , which was specifically asked for !, because we were unable to find one in the cottage. There was prior notice to this as the paperwork was on the coffee table in the lounge.. so some one knew about it but failed to notify the owner or yourselves.. The couple who where in the next door cottage boiled water for us, so we managed to get through the evening until electricity was restored. Then the plumbing and shower was so noisy in the upstairs bedroom I ended up sleeping on the settee. The next day on reading the visitors book it was noted that the last 2 occupants had also made comments about the plumbing.. with hints on how to handle the situation. So this is what we did. We put no comments in the book. We don’t think the cleaner knows that tops of skirting boards exist..


  • 9

    24/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/03/2018
    Lovely spacious dog friendly cottage with everything you could want. Well equiped kitchen, lots of nice touches like leaving tea and coffee and cooking basics if needed. Great location for exploring North Norfolk, everything was much closer than we imagined! Clean and well cared for property. Very friendly locals. Only minor fault is I imagine parking is tricky in high season as a narrow road (that you park on) that presumably gets busy with parked cars from other adjacent properties.


  • 6

    17/02/2018
    Confirmed guest, 16/02/2018
    We enjoyed our stay, but there were some problems with noisy plumbing and draughts from air vents. It was exceedingly cold weather however. With a few improvements this cottage could be very good indeed.


  • 6

    17/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 07/01/2018
    Nice cottage in fabulous location. Kitchen really good with loads of pots, pans and utensils. However, if you are going in winter and there is a really cold snap I don't think the heating would cope. The week we were there (first week in Jan ) was quite mild - I was okay but girlfriend struggled to keep warm even with log burner going - not a lot of heat coming of it.


  • 8

    25/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 24/11/2017
    Lovely cottage in a good location


  • 8

    23/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 03/11/2017
    Great location. Cosy cottage, well equipped. Have stayed before so disappointed this time to discover that logs are no longer provided for the woodburner.


  • 9

    05/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 27/10/2017
    A lovely stay again; refurb looks great


  • 9

    22/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 15/09/2017
    We had an enjoyable week at Dolphin cottage even though the weather was quite changeable. We stayed there about 2 years ago and the owners have made some good changes including a new kitchen and dining room furniture. The accommodation is ideal for our extended family and the dog with two bedrooms and bathroom upstairs and a double with ensuite downstairs. The cottage is more spacious than you expect with a large lounge and separate dining room. The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of crockery etc. There is also a pretty little garden with a picnic table


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