Experience a luxury holiday surrounded by the tranquil North Devon scenery at Furlong Cottage. Furlong Cottage is one of our largest luxury self catering properties at Westward Living, this property has 4 en suite bedrooms including one with a wet room. The property was designed to accommodate 8 guests, however due to Government Guidelines we are only permitted to accept booking for up to 6 people (including infants).
Overlooking 60 acres of pretty rural grounds in North Devon, the cottage has an all-year-round hot tub, perfect for admiring the sunset. For a gathering of family and friends, there's no finer place to enjoy a taste of luxury. The lounge looks out onto a private paddocks which means you can even bring your horse.
• Cottage has four en suite bedrooms
• Open plan lounge with wood burning stove
• Private parking for 3 vehicles and bike storage
• Complimentary WIFI
• Enclosed garden with sunset views
• Underfloor heating
• Optional private paddock
• Wine cooler
• Washing Machine
• Tumble Dryer
• Gas BBQ
• Sun loungers
• Free WIFI
• Private access on to the South West Coastal Footpath
• Traditional Devon cream tea on arrival
• Short breaks and weekly bookings.
Overlooking 60 acres of pretty rural grounds, the cottage has an all-year-round hot tub, perfect for admiring the sunset. For a gathering of family and friends, there's no finer place to enjoy a taste of luxury.
Furlong Cottage has four bedrooms, three of which have en-suite bathrooms. The bright open-plan living space was designed so that families can enjoy quality time together, without feeling cramped. When you arrive at the cottage, enjoy a complimentary Devonshire cream tea and settle in on the big comfy sofas. During your downtime in the evenings or on a rainy day, gather round to watch a film on the 50-inch TV and snuggle in front of the authentic wood-burning stove. In the winter, Furlong Cottage gets super cosy with under-floor heating.
Outside, the garden is one of the cottage's best features. Fire up the barbecue on a warm summer's day and chill out on the sun loungers. If you're eager to get to the beach, Westward Ho!'s golden sands are just a three-minute drive away, or a 20-minute walk along the South West Coast Path. Families will love Westward Ho!, with its pretty tearooms and long stretch of sand, perfect for building grand sandcastles and exploring rock pools. Jump in the sea with a bodyboard to catch some waves. If there are any budding surfers in the family, the local surf school offers classes, as well as board and wetsuit hire.
When it comes to dining out, Westward Ho! has something for everyone. From authentic Italian and American cuisine to classic British fare and seafood, you'll be spoiled for choice. If you'd rather cook a meal at Furlong Cottage, there are many places to pick up delicious, fresh produce. If you're wiped out after a busy day at the beach, don't worry. We can send our executive chef and his team over to the cottage to cook a delicious menu, just for you.
Duckhaven Stud is the perfect setting for a family break. Say hello to our resident race horses and friendly farm animals during your stay. If you want to bring your beloved horse on holiday, there's plenty of space for them at Furlong Cottage's private paddock. For extra activities moments from Furlong Cottage, check out our play barn. We have facilities for table tennis, pool, table football and basketball, as well as a glorious small heated indoor plunge pool.
Furlong Cottage has private off-road parking for three cars and a bike rack, so you won't be stuck for space. It also has a wet room, making the cottage suitable for multi-generations. If you need anything at all during your stay or want to add a few little extras to your holiday, just let our friendly team know.
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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 for Furlong cottage February 2020
A single storey cottage located on a stud farm in Westward Ho!, with a floor space of 150 square meters with enclosed outside patio & garden areas. Open plan lounge / kitchen / dining area with 3 x double bedrooms and two en suites
We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please phone 01237 238967 or email [email protected]
Cottage is located on a stud farm with a single track leading to front door
Space for unloading and loading is situated close to the front door. Parking of vehicles is directly in front of the 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 bus time table here
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 without phone only please knock on door at main farm house “Duckhaven Stud” upon arrival.
Entrance to Property
Access via front door, flat from car parking
Standard 2’6” door frames
Sitting Room / Lounge / Dining area
Large open plan lounge with 2 x sofas
50” inch wall mounted TV with DVD and free view
Table with seating for 8 people
Integrated appliances including, wine cooler, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Stand alone microwave & coffee machine
Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas
Bedroom 1 – super king bedroom with zip and link beds to be set as a double or twin, with jack and jill en suite into bedroom 4 with zip link beds to be set as twin or double
Built in wardrobe with hanging poles.
Bedroom 2 – king bedroom with zip and link beds to be set as a double or twin, with en suite.
Built in wardrobe with hanging poles
Bedrooom 3 –twin room with zip and link beds to be set as a double or twin, access to wet room can be locked off from bedroom or hall way
Built in wardrobe with hanging poles
All bedrooms have wall mounted TV/DVD’s
Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and Toilets
3 bathrooms. bath with shower over, WC and hand basin. 1 been a wet room additional shower chair provided if needed
Gas fired central hearing with radiators throughout with wall-mounted controls
Lounge has wood burning fire, fuel for the fire provided on arrival and throughout stay.
Patio area with outside furniture made of wicker including, table and chairs and gas bbq.
Family size hot tub with plastic step to aid entrance
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
Farm viewing area
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
Address - Westward Living, Duckhaven Stud, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho!
North Devon. EX39 1AA
Telephone - 01237 238967
Out of hours emergency 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)
· 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