Dream Cottage
Dream Cottage is the perfect choice for couples looking to retreat and relax in complete luxury and is dog friendly. With south facing views of the countryside and a private 2 person hot tub you are sure to fall in love with our beloved Dream.
Sleeps 2
Dog Friendly Hot Tub Romantic

Overlooking the rolling North Devon countryside, Dream Cottage is a five-star gold luxury romantic get away. Named after one of our most beloved racehorses, 'My Beautiful Dream', Dream Cottage is an idyllic retreat, perfect for an intimate break or quintessential British honeymoon.

Loved for its classic décor and private, south facing garden, Dream Cottage is the only one of our cottages to boast both a whirlpool jacuzzi bath and a hot tub.  This beautiful holiday cottage is dog friendly and offers any day arrival all year round.

• Two-person hot tub 
• Private enclosed south facing patio area with countryside views
• Single-storey cottage
• Dog friendly
• Open plan bedroom
• Supersize two person whirlpool bath 
• Antique style super king-sized bed
• Sleeps two, with space for a travel cot
• Dishwasher
• Washer/dryer
• Coffee machine
• Fridge and freezer
• Free WiFi
• Widescreen LCD TV and DVD in lounge and TV/DVD in bedroom
• Parking
• Private access to North Devon Coastal Path
• Traditional Devon cream tea on arrival


Dream Cottage is named after “My Beautiful Dream”, one of our beloved mares. Her portrait takes pride of place in the lounge area, and she always reminds us that beautiful dreams can come true.

Dream Cottage is a beautiful escape from the real world for a couple and their dog!

The five-star Dream Cottage boasts a contemporary yet retro vibe. When you walk in, you will be struck by the bright living area, whose neutral décor is complemented by vivid red accents. The fully equipped kitchen features sleek red cupboards and accessories; the black granite island is accompanied by bright red stools. A comfortable leather sofa with widescreen LCD TV nestle enticingly in the corner, ready for you to snuggle in after a day seeing the local sights. Patio doors offer a glimpse of the enclosed patio with sun loungers, a private hot tub and barbecue.

The modern feel of Dream Cottage extends to the bedroom, with its contemporary artwork, fashionable gold and grey colour scheme, and a luxurious bathroom complete with indulgent whirlpool bath.

Westward Living was created as a celebration of our glorious surroundings and so that other people can enjoy the spectacular views that we are lucky enough to see every single day. The South West Coastal Footpath is literally on your doorstep; turn left to explore the rugged coastline or turn right to walk to Westward Ho! the classic seaside village renowned for its beautiful sandy beach, fabulous tea shops and restaurants, and a plethora of shops.

If you would like to explore further afield, there are a host of local attractions; take a look at our website or ask one of the Customer Services team if you would like a little inspiration or advice.

There is no doubt that Dream cottage is the perfect location for the holiday of your dreams. Enjoy, indulge yourself and relax with us at Westward Living.

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This access guide does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.

Access Guide or January 2020

A single storey cottage located on a stud farm in Westward Ho!, with a floor space of 90 square meters with enclosed south facing outside patio with extensive rural views. Open plan lounge / dining / kitchen area with double bedroom and en suite with two person whirlpool bath. 

Cottage is located on a stud farm with a single track leading to front door
Space for unloading and loading is adjacent to the property. Parking of vehicle 35 meters from cottage
Guests are able to preorder shopping but must be present to accept delivery
Information is given to all guests prior to arrival on local suppliers
Cottage is 100 meters from Bideford Bus route no 16 please check here for operation times
Cottage is easily accessible for taxis
Cottage is 12 miles from nearest train station at Barnstaple
Owners will assist with carrying luggage on arrival and departure, if required

Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking
Key collection is  from the reception building during offices hours (Mon-Fri 9-5:30pm) For arrivals outside of office hours please call the office on 01237 238967 or 24-hour guest phone 07807 096997 to make suitable arrangements. For guests arriving out of hours without phone please knock on door at main house Duckhaven Stud upon arrival.

Entrance to Property
Access via front there is 6 inch step on a low hearth
Alternative access via double patio doors leading onto enclosed patio area.
Standard 2’6” door frames
Well lit entrance

Sitting Room/Lounge
Large open plan lounge with 2 seater deep settee made up of leather.
42” inch wall mounted TV with DVD and free view

Dining Area
Round dining table with 2 chairs

Large open plan kitchen/dining room.
Integrated appliances including, washer dryer and dishwasher, fridge and freezer.
Stand alone microwave & coffee machine
Wall mounted shelving and low level cupboards

King size antique style bed
Stand alone wardrobe with hanging poles and draws.

En suite with two person whirlpool bath, WC and hand basin

Gas fired central hearing with radiators throughout with wall-mounted controls 
Optimyst log burning effect fire with steam.

Level patio area with outside furniture made of wicker including, 2 person bench, table and chairs and gas bbq.. Two person non adapted therapeutic hot tub with cover.

60 acres of coastal farm land rugged terrain
Access to south west coastal foot path from farm, steep incline as was once used to train horses
Children’s play area

Additional Information
Access to hens for freshly laid eggs
Children’s play area
Ocean Kave, for use by guests for bird watching and relaxing and private dining, also has disabled access toilet facilities.
Small indoor heated plunge pool with jets (no hoist so not suitable for disabled access) open May - September

Contact details

Address - Westward Living, Duckhaven Stud, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho!  North Devon. EX39 1AA

Telephone - 01237 238967

Emergency out of hours number - 07807 096997

 Email [email protected]

Grid Reference - SS 429286

Hours of Operation - 24hrs 


Northam Health Centre         01237 474994 (1 mile)

Emergency Dentist               01237 476786  (1 mile)

Nearest Hospitals:

·       Bideford Hospital Abbotsham Road Bideford, Devon EX39 3AG 01237 420200 (small hospital) 4 miles from Westward Living

·       North District Hospital Barnstaple 01271 322577 (main hospital with A&E) 12 miles from Westward Living


Philip Corbin Opening times: 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 12.30pm Saturday. 5 miles from Westward Living

Later appointments by arrangement. -

Church Surgery, 16 Bridge Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2BU, UK. Tel/Fax: 44 (0) 1237 471110

email: [email protected]

Local Accessible Taxis:

Bideford Cars 01237 429992

Quay Cars 01237 472027

both of above firms have wheelchair accessible vehicles.

Torridge Taxi & Shuttle have 4&8 seater taxis 01237 422632 / 07872345267

 Local Public Transport:

Bus - First Bus – Beacon Bus and National Express all run regular services from Westward Ho! village centre. www.firstgroup.com - 08457 48 49 50 and www.nationalexpress.com - 08717 818181

Train – nearest station is Barnstaple – 9 miles – with link to Exeter St Davids

Nearest main line station is Tiverton Parkway – 45miles – direct to Paddington, Bristol, Birmingham etc. Contact: www.thetrainline.com or phone 0870 010 1296


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