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Luxury Barn Conversion. Pets Welcome. Enclosed Garden, Detached, Romantic & Cosy

Overview

Property

Updated: 07-Dec-2016
Detached Pet Friendly Barn Conversion Nr Dartmoor - Peaceful, Rural Location Nestling Between Fields Of Sheep And Cows In The Heart Of Devon. Visiting spa therapy available

One of 2 cottages at Webber Hill Farm Cottages, Dreamcatcher is a modern, converted detached barn, accepting up to 4 dogs (or house cats) with the benefit of underfloor heating, as well as the added luxury of a woodburner (first basket of logs included) for a touch of cosy romance. Dreamcatcher is situated away from the main farmhouse, on the edge of Sampford Courtenay and Okehampton. Reached down a narrow unmade track, Dreamcatcher is ideally positioned for walks on Dartmoor with the nearest Dartmoor village being Belstone, about 5 minutes drive away. Centrally located in Devon the cottage is also perfect for visiting the Devon and Cornwall coasts, historic houses and national trust properties. Okehampton Golf Club is only approx 1.5 miles away, with Ashbury Golf Course less than 10 minutes drive. There are over 40 nature reserves within easy travelling distance of the property. There are quiet lane walks direct from the cottage, with access to Ashbury Forest about a 30 minute walk away.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am Nicky Bishop and live with my husband in the former farmhouse of which Dreamcatcher is one of the outlying barns. We both have busy careers as well as managing the holiday cottage, but love the balance this brings - it keeps us sane! We have lived in Devon for much of our lives and love being close to Dartmoor and the Devon and Cornwall coasts as we enjoy walking, cycling and kayaking, and basically being out with nature

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Guestbook comments from the owner

6 September 2014 We had a wonderful and really relaxing week. Thank you both for letting us stay in Dreamcatcher. It had everything and more. The dogs had never been catered for before and appreciated it. We hope to visit again sometime.



20 September 2014 - We have had a lovely weeks stay in this delightfully converted cottage. it was everything we wanted and more. It is placed in an ideal location for touring Dartmoor and surrounding areas.



27 September 2014 - The little touches that were left for us we great. Our dogs enjoyed the biscuits and the flapjacks were wonderful! We have had a tour of Devon from Dartmouth to Tavistock and over to the Cornish coast at Bude and Port Isaac. The beach at Sandymouth is especially good for the dogs. Just stopping for a week doesn't seem to do it justice and would love to return.



4 October 2014 - Very welcoming and thoughtful host. Some lovely thoughtful touches to arrive after a long journey.Could not have wished for more, except for another week that is! A wonderful, relaxing, comfortable, quiet, peaceful central base from which to explore the area. Would love to return to spend more time in some of the gems we came across, and when we do Dreamcatcher will be our first choice by far for a home from home.



11th Jan 2015 - A lovely short break to kick off the New Year. The cottage is beautiful and surrounded by such stunning countryside. A brisk cold walk up Cox Tor was a particular highlight. Hope to come back for longer next time.



14th Feb 2015: Five Star accommodation, superbly thought out, the attention to detail made all the difference. Wonderful place to chill out, unwind and relax. Lovely walks on moors and beaches. Would definitely recommend to all!!



28th March 2015 - "It was absolute bliss to walk through the portals of this delightful cottage to find tea and biscuits, fresh flowers and a beautiful bottle of wine for later in the evening and the table set for dinner. Never been so spoilt!! And then to top it all, the bed, I think, was one of the most comfortable we have ever slept in. Just like sleeping in a marshmallow!



10th April 2015 - One again a lovely week relaxing here in Dreamcatcher. Nicky and Trev are such lovely people and the cottage is super. Fathergood is a great place to take the dogs and of course beaches, our dogs had a great time at Instow and also Newquay and Salcombe. We'll be back again .....



9th May 2015 - Cosy, comfortable, clean and very well equipped; a fantastic cottage! We enjoyed the woodburner and underfloor heating, the instructions for all aspects of this cottage are superb. We visited Clovelly and Sandymouth Bay, a long drive but well worth it. Also visited the inspiring 'Devon Guild of Craftsmen' craft centre in Bovey Tracey and on to Totnes for a high street of brilliant individual shops. Went to the New Inn twice in 3 days as it was so good. Thank you for all the little extras, it was a perfect short break.
May 2013
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11 Reviews

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based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

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Perfect in every way ....you won't be disappointed

  • 5 of 5

We have had a fantastic stay in Dreamcatcher and will be returning. It is beautifully renovated to a high standard, clean, comfortable and everything you will need. Superb for dogs with it's own private, enclosed garden at the front and parking behind at the rear door. Dartmeet is a great place for the dogs to have a splash in the water. It is centrally located with easy access to Dartmoor, the coast and Cornwall. Whilst the kitchen is a joy to cook in there are plenty of places to eat reasonably priced. Nicky and Trevor are lovely hosts who were on hand if required otherwise you were left alone to get on with your holiday. Of all the welcoming touches the cake was a real winner which we took slices of cake and a flask out to eat on the Moors. Had Dreamcatcher been available we would have stayed another week. Thank you and we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely place to relax and unwind

  • 5 of 5

It was lovely to arrive at Dreamcatcher to a warm welcome, a bottle of wine and a homemade cake. We felt our holiday had really started. Unfortunately, the weather was a bit grey and drizzly, so it was good to have such a comfortable place to come 'home' to. The position of the cottage is great as a base to explore the area. Colton Fishacre, (National Trust) and Tintagel are well worth a visit. This is good walking territory but if the weather is fine you are not far from some glorious beaches. Everything you need for a relaxing holiday is provided at Dreamcatcher and nothing is too much trouble for the lovely hosts. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review of Dreamcatcher, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. With so many National Trust properties in the area at least there were some good wet weather options! We look forward to welcoming you again In the future. Nicky
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5

Gorgeous Conversion with Personal Touches

  • 5 of 5

We cannot rate Dreamcatcher highly enough!

Usually pet friendly accommodation means a 'doggy smell' and a place that's a bit old and grubby - this could not be further from the truth with Dreamcatcher!

We arrived with our dog Dave to find a lovely modern, cosy, clean, fresh property with some really lovely personal touches, such as a basket of logs ready for the fire, a bottle of wine on the table for us, tea, coffee and milk, and most importantly, biscuits, a blanket and towel for Dave!

Dreamcatcher was really comfortable, and Nicky has really spent time putting in a lot of effort to make sure that her guests (and their furry companions) are incredibly well looked after and spoilt and we came away from our stay already looking at the next weekend we could go back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review of Dreamcatcher. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Outstanding cottage 5*

  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best holiday rental that we have ever stayed in, in terms of comfort and fittings. We chose this cottage mainly because it allowed us to bring our two dogs with us but also because of the easy access from Bristol. It was the perfect short-break getaway. The layout of the cottage is open plan and there is a huge glass window and door onto the garden which lets in the light but also lets you gaze out at the countryside from the warmth of the cottage. As bird enthusiasts will loved watching a huge variety of birds which visited the garden and the bird feeder.

It was doggy heaven for our two border terriers who have been taking in all the sounds of the countryside while sitting in the garden.

The property was immaculate and we lit the wood-burning fire every day to take off the chill but it also added to the cosy ambience. The eco-friendly environment that Nicky has created was very much appreciated.

There are so many walks that we still want to do so next time we hope to stay longer. We loved the walks up on the moors which are just a short drive away.

Thank you Nicky for a lovely few days in your barn.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A stunning little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage during some of the most atrocious weather imaginable, but we couldn't have had a lovelier weekend away. Everything was comfy, clean, and beautifully laid out. We were welcomed with a bottle of wine, some milk in the fridge, some flowers on the table and an absolutely delicious cake, and our dogs were very quick to spot the food and water bowls, cozy blankets, towels and tasty biscuits that made them feel welcome straight away. The owner popped round shortly after we arrived to welcome us and introduce herself, and made it clear that we were to call her or knock on the main house door should we need anything. Other than that we were left to our own devices, with a booklet covering everything from local pubs and places of interest (many of which were dog friendly), recommended walks, and even details of the local vet should the worst happen. We all enjoyed every moment of our stay in what I can only describe as a dream cottage (hence the name Dreamcatcher suits it perfectly), and the incessant heavy rain and high winds outside only served to enhance the atmosphere within, sat in front of the log burner with two very contented and tired dogs from our explorations during the day. We would love to return for another stay in this paradise before too long as we miss it there already!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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it was exactly what we hoped for

  • 5 of 5

This dog friendly property exceeded our expectations and we immensely enjoyed our fortnight.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Location

From the Owner

I have always wanted to run holiday cottages and when we first came across Webber Hill it just felt "right". The barns were just calling out to be loved. When we drove up the driveway and the space of the former farmyard (now the sunken garden) opened up in front of us, it felt really special. It is so easy to access the A30 to reach all parts of Devon and Cornwall which is great for the activities we enjoy , but it is also far enough from civilisation to feel like you are really away from it all - although not too far to make going back out to get the shopping you forgot a pain! There is such a range of wildlife here that every time we come home we just breathe a sigh of relief. It really is like coming on holiday even for us!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 27 Miles Nearest Golf : Okehampton at 1.5 Miles Nearest Train : Exeter at 25 Miles Nearest Motorway : A30 at 1.5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Okehampton at 1.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Bude at 30 Miles Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

The nearest coast is Bude approximately 30 miles away, although there are many excellent beaches all along the Devon and Cornwall coast, many of which are dog friendly throughout the season. We provide a comprehensive list in Dreamcatcher.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Exeter which is approximately 27 miles away.

Distances:

Okehampton 1.5 miles

Okehampton castle 2 miles

Meldon Reservoir 3 miles

Finch Foundy 4 miles

Dartmoor Railway 1.5 miles

Castle Drogo 10.5 miles

Lydford Gorge 12 miles

Roadford Lake 18 miles

RHS Rosemoor 21 miles

Exeter 25 miles

Tintagel 42 miles

Eden Project 54 miles

Lost Gardens of Heligan 60 miles

Further Details:

Waitrose, Co-op & Lidl are all approx 1.5 miles. Waitrose, Sainsbury and Tesco will deliver. Okehampton has a number of restaurants, pubs, a pizzeria, Indian restaurants & takeaway, fish and chip shops, Chinese takeaway. There are several independent clothing retailers, and a Victorian arcade with some interesting antique and curio shops.

Simmons Park is a very popular open space, with access up onto the moor. There is a Barclays, HSBC and NatWest bank

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 23
17 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£540
for 7 nights
£540
 
 
Rate 3
1 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£134
for 3 nights
£312
 
 
Rate 4
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£156
for 3 nights
£363
 
 
Rate 5
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£134
for 3 nights
£312
 
 
Rate 6
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£390
for 7 nights
£390
 
 
Rate 7
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£403
for 7 nights
£403
 
 
Rate 8
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£353
for 7 nights
£353
 
 
Rate 9
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£370
for 7 nights
£370
 
 
Rate 10
6 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£386
for 7 nights
£386
 
 
Rate 11
13 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£410
for 7 nights
£410
 
 
Rate 12
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£539
for 7 nights
£539
 
 
Rate 13
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£461
for 7 nights
£461
 
 
Rate 14
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£481
for 7 nights
£481
 
 
Rate 15
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
Rate16
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£559
for 7 nights
£559
 
 
Rate 17
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£597
for 7 nights
£597
 
 
Rate 18
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£627
for 7 nights
£627
 
 
Rate 19
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£678
for 7 nights
£678
 
 
Rate 21
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£603
for 7 nights
£603
 
 
Rate 20
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£481
for 7 nights
£481
 
 
Rate 22
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
Rate 24
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£386
for 7 nights
£386
 
 
Rate 25
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£159
for 3 nights
£370
 
 
Rate 26
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£186
for 3 nights
£434
 
 
Rate 26
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£145
for 3 nights
£339
 
 
Rate 27
16 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£553
for 7 nights
£553
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To make a booking please ring Nicky on 07519 710740, or email info@webberhillfarmcottages.co.uk.
Reservations can be held for up to 5 calendar days.
If the holiday commencement is 8 or more weeks ahead then a deposit of one third of the holiday rental is required.
If less than 8 weeks then full payment is required
Full details of our booking procedure are on our website

Arrival time is after 3pm and departure is by 10am

Please note that the charge for pets is £25 per pet per break.

Changeover Day:
For holidays of 1 week or more, changeover is Saturday. For short breaks the changeover can usually be on any day of the week.

Short Break Pricing: 3 nights 70% of full weeks rental. 4 nights 75% of full weeks rental. 5 nights 80% of full weeks rental. 6 nights 90% of full weeks rental. 2 night breaks may be available. Please see owners website for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

As well as being very central in Devon making it easy to visit the coasts of Devon and Cornwall and moors of Dartmoor, Bodmin and Exmoor, Dreamcatcher is in a peaceful location. We have a visiting spa service available - qualified therapists can help the stresses of everyday life melt away with a range of luxury treatments in the comfort of your holiday home. For more details or see www.webberhillfarmcottages.co.uk We welcome pets and provide food and water bowls, throws, although you may want to bring your own as well, towels and a welcome dog treat. The garden for Dreamcatcher is enclosed and at the front of the property, so dogs can play freely here. The pubs welcome dogs and our guests are often pleasantly surprised just how dog friendly they are! The cottage has underfloor heating as well as a woodburning stove, free WiFi throughout, dual fuel range style cooker, superking size bed (or two 3ft singles) and a large shower cubicle with power shower. We provide bath and hand towels. An initial supply of tea and coffee, and a pint of milk, to help you revive, are provided, along with a bottle of wine.

Property Type

  • barn

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is next to the bedroom and has a sink with quarter turn lever taps, wc, separate shower cubicle with a power shower. Heated towel rail, mirror with LED lights.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom). Regret no children under 14 Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a superking 6ft bed that can be made up into two 3ft single beds if required. The wardrobe has jacket and skirt hangers. Dressing table with mirror. There is a 4ft futon on the mezzanine that can be made up as a bed if required.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside: The private garden is to the front of the property and enclosed with a fence and some shrubs. There is a small patio area with the remainder being grass. A BBQ is provided along with garden furniture (table and chairs). Parking is at the back of the property. Also to the back is access to the sunken garden with its pretty shrubs and pond. Guests are welcome to use this area which enjoys the sun in the evening. We do respectfully ask that pets and children are not allowed into the sunken garden due to the pond which is deep and unfenced. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath and hand towels are provided. We do not provide beach towels. Kitchen towel and tea towels included. All bed linen included. Linen changed weekly for stays longer than 1 week. Washing up liquid, dishwasher tabs, laundry liquid provided. Other: Mezzanine - 4ft futon, made up as a day bed with faux fur throw and cushions, second small built in day bed with faux fur throw and cushions. Built in cupboard with hangers and storage. Yoga mats (2)

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