The five-star gold rated cottage is surrounded by rolling hills at Duckhaven Stud, the perfect setting for a group or family holiday in North Devon. Designed to take advantage of the idyllic sunset views, the cottage has an open-plan design. Farriers Cottage has three large double or twin bedrooms, adorned with Egyptian cotton bedding for extra comfort. The master bedroom can accommodate an extra child's bed if needed.
The entire property was built around sharing quality time with family or friends. In the lounge area, the comfy leather sofas are perfect for spending a bit of down-time on your holiday. On lazy evenings or rainy days, snuggle up and watch a film on the 60-inch TV. Whatever the weather, Farriers Cottage has got you covered. In the winter, there's nothing more relaxing than watching the flames flicker in the authentic wood-burning stove. For added comfort, switch on the under-floor heating. In the summer, Farriers Cottage is more than prepared for fun in the sun.
Step outside into the private enclosed garden to fire up the barbecue and chill out in the sunshine. With space for six guests in the hot tub, everyone can enjoy the luxury of Farriers Cottage. Duckhaven Stud is situated just five minutes from the South West Coast Path. Here you can take a 20-minute stroll to the golden sands of Westward Ho!. If you just can't wait to get to the beach, it's only a three-minute drive away. Don't forget to bring your swimming costumes, body boards, buckets and spades! If there are any budding surfers in the group, the local surf school offers classes as well as board and wetsuit hire.
For an evening meal, choose from Westward Ho!'s exciting range of restaurants. With Italian, Moroccan, Thai and classic British cuisine on offer, you'll be spoiled for choice. If you'd rather head back to the comfort of Farriers Cottage for dinner, the village has plenty of shops stocking delicious fresh produce. If you don't feel like cooking, don't worry. We have an exclusive private dining service. Our executive chef and his team can visit the cottage to cook a delicious menu, just for you.
From the moment you arrive, we want you to feel totally relaxed, so enjoy a complimentary Devonshire cream tea. Don't forget, with the adjoining paddock, your beloved horse is more than welcome to join in the fun at Duckhaven Stud. There's off-road private parking for three cars and bike rack, so you won't be stuck for space. The property has wheelchair access and has a wet room. If you need help with any aspect of planning your holiday or want to add any little extras to your stay, our friendly team would be happy to help.