Mr Binnacle – Luxury self catering holiday cottage

Mr Binnacle

SLEEPS 2 From £242 per night, £617 per week
Now available for one, two and three night midweek stays.

Mr Binnacle is a stunning upside-down bijou retreat set in the heart of Docking. Here you will find one-off creations that encapsulate this wonderful and bespoke home. Centrally located in North Norfolk you are well-positioned to explore the entire coastline, including the ever-popular Brancaster that is just 4 miles away. With a luxurious en suite king size bedroom located on the ground floor and an open plan living area with a very generous ceiling height on the first floor with views overlooking Brancaster. This is the prefect bolthole for couples looking for a romantic getaway!

*Please note that this property does not allow children.

*No Pets Allowed in any of our properties.

Mr Binnacle is a truly unique and bespoke 1 bedroom property located in the village of Docking, in the heart of North Norfolk. Here you are well-located to explore all that Norfolk has to offer while having all of your necessary amenities on your doorstep. The village itself has a Spa shop, post office, pub, and Dr’s surgery that are all within walking distance of Mr Binnacle. Alternatively, just a 5 minute drive to the east is the famous village of Burnham Market, while a 5 minute drive to the north brings you to Brancaster with its expansive sandy beach!

Mr Binnacle himself is full of artisan staging and unique artworks, showcasing specialist hand crafting by renowned local artists. In addition to this, many of the pieces of furniture are bespoke, having been designed and made by the owners own inhouse team. For example, the king size bed has a bespoke handmade headboard and a British handmade mattress with natural fillings, they have used handblocked and textured grass-cloth wallpapers and bespoke light fittings throughout, to name just a few of his stunning features. With a luxurious en suite king size bedroom located on the ground floor and an open plan living area on the first floor this is the prefect bolthole for couples looking for a romantic getaway!

Living area

Set on the first floor, the open plan living area is beautifully light and comprises a cosy lounge, modern kitchen, and a bright and stylish dining area.

The lounge area comprises a large comfy sofa and 2 hand-crafted armchairs with a bespoke coffee table and several pieces of unique artwork. There is also a Smart TV for you to enjoy your favourite TV shows or Netflix series on!

The contemporary kitchen area is light and very well equipped with a Corian worktop, double oven, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, combined washer/dryer and a Nespresso coffee machine.

The cute dining area is set overlooking the front of the property and is furnished with a bespoke table with hand-crafted chairs, making this the perfect place for a romantic meal for 2!

Bedroom & Bathroom

The luxurious bedroom is located on the ground floor and offers ample space to guests. Featuring a bespoke headboard that has been hand-crafted to a unique design using intricate needle work and beading to create a statement piece that is truly a one off! The sumptuous king size bed also features a handmade, luxurious mattress with natural fillings for the ultimate comfort. There are also built-in wardrobes for all your storage needs, a Smart TV, and a dressing table, chair and mirror.

The en suite marble bathroom features a unique, oval shaped, stone bath (with a handheld shower attachment), contemporary stone hand basin, WC, and heated towel radiator.


To the front 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 Kamado pizza oven/BBQ that can literally cook everything from jacket potatoes to joints of meat!

At the front of the property there is 1 off-road parking space set on the specially designed resin-bound driveway. There is also a dedicated electric car charging point available, please note that the cost for the use of this is already built into the booking.

N.B. Please ensure that no bikes are stored in the house.

Included in your Starr Welcome Package

Fresh flowers and Prosecco
Complimentary WiFi
Guest Handbook

Starr Welcome Hamper

Freshly baked bread
Local Milk
Local Free Range Eggs
Hand cooked Crisps
Homemade cake of the week
Locally produced Jam or Marmalade
Seasonal Norfolk Fruit

Inside your luxury holiday cottage

Complimentary WiFi
Smart TVs
ASHP – Ground floor underfloor heating & first floor radiators, zoned & thermastically controlled

In the Kitchen

A selection of Tea
Instant Coffee
Nespresso coffee pods
Salt & Pepper
Oil & Vinegar
Kitchen roll
Bin liners
6 x Dishwasher tablets
Washing up Liquid
Sponges & Cloths
2 x Tea & Hand Towels

In your Home

Nepresso Coffee Machine
Electric Hob
Double Oven
China and cutlery
Selection of saucepans
Electric mixer
Hand and Tea Towels
Apron and oven gloves
Cleaning caddy 

In the Hall

Iron and Ironing Board
Beach Towels
Picnic Set
Local area Map

In the Bedrooms

Statement Headboards
British luxury beds with natural fillings containing cotton, wool and locally grown hemp.
Silky soft sateen 300 thread count cotton linen
Pure Silk Duvets
Cloud like Breathable pillows containing spun silk and recycled plastic bottles.
Hair Dryer in each bedroom


Marble or Limestone tiling
Contemporary sanitary-ware and fittings
Velour Bathrobes and Slippers
Thick luxury cotton hand and bath towels
Complimentary Noble Isle Toiletries
Bathmat per bathroom
2 x toilet rolls per bathroom


Private off road car parking for 1 car
Electric car charging point
Landscaped Courtyard garden and outside tap
Outdoor lighting
Patio dining set
Patio umbrella
Kamado BBQ
Charcoal, starter fuel
BBQ Utensils
BBQ Cook Book
BBQ Oven Gloves and matches
Clothes Airer
Key Safe Box

View the Mr Binnacle walkthrough video to see this beautiful cottage

Mr Binnacle Availability & Booking

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"We had the most wonderful time spent in beautiful Mr Binnacle. We have appreciated all the decor, fine details & effort which has gone into this holiday home, making it somewhere we just want to come back to. Thank you!"

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Lawlor - November 2023

“Just gorgeous! You have thought of everything.”

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Mr & Mrs Ross - November 2023

“Thank you for a wonderful stay. We loved all the personal touches that made it warm & welcoming staying here - in such a beautiful cottage.”

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Mr & Mrs Gilson - October 2023

“A very special time indeed. A unique cottage, well furnished.”

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Heys - September 2023

“Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. Warm welcome, extremely generous & delicious welcome hamper. Luxury cottage with everything you can think of & more. Centrally located to visit country & beach. We will most definitely return.”

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Debbie & Kevin - August 2023

“Wonderful bolt-hole. Central to the whole coastline & around. Last minute booking worked a treat. More like a luxury hotel. Absolutely loved the fresh flowers, fluffy dressing gowns & beautiful things everywhere you look. We’ve had a very relaxing, comfortable break. Thank you.”

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Greer - August 2023

“We have enjoyed our stay in Mr Binnacle, particularly the quirky decor. The cottage is pristine, well equipped & full of high quality furniture, fittings & appliances.”

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Irwin - July 2023

“A wonderful stay at a beautiful cottage. Fabulous furnishings. Everything you could possibly need in a holiday home.”

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Oram - July 2023

“We have had a fabulous stay and returning back each day to Mr Binnacle is the ice on Norfolks cake. Thanks for the basket of goodies - so much appreciated.”

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Sue & Chris - June 2023

“A wonderful stay in the most lovely cottage - everything was easy to use and so comfortable! We loved the mid-week clean and the flowers - a lovely touch. Thank you!”

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June 2023

"We've had a really enjoyable four days in your exceptionally well presented Mr.Binnacle. We found it very clean and well resourced."

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T & J - May 2023

"We really loved the cottage. It is beautifully designed, and spotlessly clean. We really appreciated the basket of delicious local produce and the fresh flowers in the rooms. Many thanks to your team."

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Malcolm - May 2023

"Everything was perfect!"

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Mr & Mrs Welch - May 2023

“Open the door and WOW. Presentation and cleanliness SUPERB and a lovely welcome basket. We had a lovely time.”

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August 2022

"We have been having the most wonderful time this week and Mr Binnacle is a total delight!"

Mr Binnacle

September 2021

"We are so fortunate to have found Mr Binnacle. You have created such an absolutely stunning home!"

Mr Binnacle

September 2021