Docking, Norfolk, UK
IntroductionIntroducing the flamboyant and whimsical Isadora and her flowers! Here you will find a true collaboration between artists and artisans that has resulted in a wonderful and bespoke home, celebrating the very best of British craft. Complete with two bedrooms, a super king and king bed that feature handmade, luxurious mattresses with natural fillings, one of which is en suite, the other being serviced by a luxurious family shower room. Outside, you have the use of a private courtyard with a pizza oven, with space adjacent for off-road parking for 2 cars.
Located just four miles up the road from popular Brancaster, you'll be conveniently placed for a short drive down to the beach!
Please be aware that Isadora is not suitable for pets and unfortunately, Children under 5 years are not permitted.
InsideThe story of Isadora was created by the homeowner who then collaborated with a renowned artist to bring her and her story to life in the form of this wonderful and bespoke home! Isadora is a whimsical character, a young girl from London who has never had a garden before, comes to visit Norfolk and falls in love with the flowers and the countryside! Isadora is also the name of a famous dancer renowned for dancing barefoot, which the owner has used in recognition of when Barefoot Retreats started their business and initially used this courtyard for their premises!
This property is full of artisan staging and vivid colours and truly showcases specialist hand crafting by renowned local artists, from the felt chair covers and layered upholstery, right down to the button design drawer handles. In addition to this, many of the pieces of furniture are bespoke, having been designed and made by their own in-house team.
OutsideTo the side of the property there is a private patio area which is south facing, meaning it gets the best of the sunlight all day long! Here you will find an outdoor dining table and chairs as well as a pizza oven that can literally cook everything from jacket potatoes to joints of meat!
At the front of the property there are 2 off-road parking bays set on the specially designed resin-bound driveway, complete with an electric charging point if required, please note that there is an additional charge per car for the use of this.
1 Super King Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom
1 King Bedroom
1 Shower Room with Walk In Shower
Ground Floor WC
Living AreaThe beautifully furnished open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge provides the ideal social space for your party to gather so that you can all be together yet enjoying your own pursuits.
The Kitchen is very well equipped with a double oven, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, combined washer/dryer and a Nespresso Coffee machine that takes small pods. The central island is uniquely illustrated to depict the story of Isadora and is lined with 2 breakfast stools. There is also a large sliding door to the front of the property that leads out to the parking spaces.
The cute dining area comfortably seats up to 4 guests and features a unique, bespoke commissioned pendant light which was an original African Yoruba Beaded Crown!
The lounge area comprises a comfy sofa and a hand-crafted armchair with a bespoke coffee table and side units. There is also a Smart TV and French doors leading out onto the private patio area.
Bedrooms and BathroomsThe two luxurious bedrooms are located on the first floor and each feature their own striking headboards! Hand-crafted to a unique design, these bespoke headboards have been made using layers of coloured felts to create a statement piece that is truly a one off!
“Wildflowers”: This bedroom features a king size bed, built-in wardrobe, dressing table and chair and a Smart TV.
The family shower room is decorated with natural limestone tiles and features a walk-in rain effect shower with additional hand-held shower attachment, contemporary hand basin, WC and a heated towel radiator.
“Flowers”: This bedroom is furnished with a super king size bed, built-in wardrobe, dressing table and a Smart TV. There is also an en suite bathroom decorated with natural limestone tiles and featuring a unique stone bath (with a handheld shower attachment), contemporary hand basin, WC, and heated towel radiator.
There is also a ground floor WC located in the entrance hall.
- Child Friendly - No Children Under 5
- Walking Distance To The Pub
- Off Road Parking - 2 allocated parking spaces
- Cosy Cottages
- Electric Car Charger
- Smart TVs in Sitting Room and Bedrooms
- Private Courtyard
- Pizza Oven
- Nespresso Coffe Maker (small pods)
- Unfortunately, Children under 5 years not permitted
- Hot Tub Hire
Arrivals & Departures
Arrival Time: 4pm
Departure Time: 10am
- Complimentary Barefoot Welcome Hamper including Fresh Flowers
- Noble Isle Toiletries
- Adult Bathrobes and Slippers
- Fluffy Towels and Luxury Linens
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First class best I've been too!
We have stayed in 3 of your properties now and are delighted to find the same exceptional standard and creative flare at each one- thank you!
We've had a very enjoyable stay in Isadora. The house is very stylish, immaculate, extremely well-equipped and very comfortable. We loved all the gorgeous fabrics! The beautiful fresh flowers were the icing on the cake! Thank you
Absolutely lovely! We will definitely stay again. Have a great summer.
Lovely place, great beds, great showers, perfect decor! Thank you for a delightful stay.
The cottage is fab. Want for nothing. Had a fab time, and bonus the weather was good. Will come back to try one of the other cottages.
We have had a wonderful stay here. The cottage has surpassed our expectations. The kitchen is amazing and the attention to detail and finish is superb throughout. The icing on the cake was the lovely weather, Thank you for the welcome hamper which was fantastic.
This year we have stayed in both Isadora and Barbarella. These properties are stunning with imaginative, delightful decor, and a very high standard throughout. The dedication of the owner, to make one’s holiday special, is a boundless, with fantastic attention to quality and detail. Enhancing the guest experience are extra touches such a generous welcome basket and fresh flowers in the rooms. The large beds are super comfy, dressed with perfect duvets and fine fresh linens. Inside and out there is everything provided for a perfect stay, most notably an excellent range of kitchen equipment with enough extra glasses etc. for one not to have to be busy washing up after every use! In our extensive experience of holiday homes these are outstanding; we can barely wait to return again. A big thank you, we unreservedly recommend these wonderful properties.
Thank you, we had a lovely stay in Isadora and appreciated the unique decor and fabrics. We look forward to returning.
This was perfect for our holiday, a beautiful home. Thank you for a perfect holiday.
Many thanks for a very enjoyable week in this gorgeous, spotless home.
Thanks for a wonderful stay!
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* Please note there is mid-week building work ongoing next door until December 2023. The rates have been discounted by 15% during this period to reflect this *
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