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Enjoy your very own private hot tub with delightful views towards Dartmoor
You own space to enjoy a relaxing break
The beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Lounge area leading out to private decked area
Cosy up in front of the fire after a long day of exploring
Open plan kitchen
Enjoy a good night sleep in this king-size bed
The cosy shower room
Views from the comfort of your bed
Dartmoor views from the property and hot tub
Enjoy star gazing at night from the comforts of your hot tub
Enjoy the sound of birdsong in the early morning
Far reaching views
Fabulous sunsets to admire
1 / 15  Enjoy your very own private hot tub with delightful views towards Dartmoor
2 / 15  You own space to enjoy a relaxing break
3 / 15  The beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
4 / 15  Lounge area leading out to private decked area
5 / 15  Cosy up in front of the fire after a long day of exploring
6 / 15  Open plan kitchen
7 / 15  Enjoy a good night sleep in this king-size bed
8 / 15  The cosy shower room
9 / 15  Views from the comfort of your bed
10 / 15  Dartmoor views from the property and hot tub
11 / 15  Enjoy star gazing at night from the comforts of your hot tub
12 / 15  Enjoy the sound of birdsong in the early morning
13 / 15  Far reaching views
14 / 15  Fabulous sunsets to admire
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The Pod Overlooking Dartmoor

Totnes (5.5mls W), Dartmoor
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Quirky
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Enjoy your very own private hot tub with delightful views towards Dartmoor
  • Fabulous country retreat for couples looking for a unique get-away
  • Set in two acres of working small holding close to both the coast and Dartmoor
  • Stunning location with panoramic countryside views
  • Private and sunny decked area with hot tub, garden furniture and BBQ
  • Idyllic rural location with moor and coastal walks, historic town all with easy reach
Property code: 56133

This detached pod nestles in an elevated position within a private enclosure in the owner’s grounds from which spectacular views across the valley can be appreciated. Great for couples to enjoy a degree of seclusion.

Looking for the perfect romantic bolthole for your happy trio (and by that we mean you, your partner and your treasured canine companion) This modern wooden pod overlooking Dartmoor National Park is a quirky and cosy option for a relaxing holiday. Situated with surrounding woodlands and on a hilltop and with its own private hot tub, you couldn’t want for a more peaceful spot. It’s ideal for an individual or a couple plus one dog.

Inside, you’ll find a beautiful open-plan space which serves as a lounge/kitchen/diner. Your beloved pup will adore taking dognaps by the wood burner. The bedroom is in a curtained-off section towards the back of the pod. Beyond the glass entrance doors, there’s a huge deck with a table and chairs for sitting and absorbing the gorgeous view, as well as a charcoal BBQ. In the circular hot tub, also outside, take a soak under the stars while sharing a bottle of something bubbly.


The pod is set in 2 acres of enclosed grounds where you can take your canine companion for a run each morning. On Dartmoor, less than half a mile away, you’ll find plenty of perfect ball-throwing and rabbit-chasing opportunities that your doggie pal will go mutts for (think rugged open spaces, fast-flowing rivers and stunning deep valleys). For a coastal stroll, jump in the car and head to Paignton (12.5 miles) or Torquay (15 miles), both pretty seaside towns. If you’re holidaying with friends, consider making use of The Cedars, a cottage on the same property that also sleeps a couple plus their dog.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 Bedroom area - king-size bed
  • 1 Shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment (there is also the use of an additional fridge and freezer in a separate building)
  • Woodburner
  • Private hot tub
  • Free laundry service available - arranged direct with the owner
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking 
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 Dog welcome  -  No dogs under 12 months old
  • Beach 12 miles, shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Smart TV
  • 7 kw electric charging point available to electric vehicles

Julie Clarke

This property is personally managed by Julie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by simon 14th January 2022

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Unbelievable trip reallly refreshing and very nice people who welcome you. Would recommend to anyone

Reviewed by Liz 10th January 2022

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Had a fabulous 4 night stay in the POD. Location and views were fantastic, very relaxing. The POD itself was well equipped, and very comfortable. The log burner was an added bonus on the cold January nights. Star gazing from the hot tub was the icing on the cake. Steve (the owner) was always on hand if needed and was very informative of the best plRead moreaces to eat in the area and where to go. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by David 27th December 2021

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We had the most relaxing time, just what we needed. 3 nights, visiting Torbay and a fantastic walk to Avon dam (3 miles up the road). The pod is well equipped with quality fittings and kitchen utensils and the bed and bedding was delightful. Lovely shower and bathroom (no bath) which didn't bother us. Our dog just loved the enclosure around the podRead more which again, is really well buit and secure. We would definitely recommend this place and we will definitely be back. Cozy +. Lovely owners too. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 27th November 2021

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A lovely place to stay. Extremely well appointed and comfortable, lovely bathroom, bedroom area, lovely views. The hot tub is the icing on the cake. And the little white cat is the cherry on the icing on the cake. The black one too, but you won't see so much of her as she is much more shy.

Reviewed by Alice 22nd November 2021

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Had a lovely stay at The Pod. Very relaxing and had everything we needed. Perfect for dogs as garden enclosed. Perfect location. Would defiantly come back again!

Reviewed by Andrew 12th November 2021

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An absolutely perfect stay in this little gem. After a very stressful few months, this gave my partner and I exactly the break we needed. The pod encourages relaxation in every aspect and that view in the morning is wonderful. A little road noise of course but doesn't detract and sitting in the hot tub with the canopy of stars above you on a clear Read morenight was one my highlights of the year. Perfect location, 1/2 hour from everything interesting in the area. Absolute winner and can't wait to go back Hide

Reviewed by Ceri 8th November 2021

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Fabulous as always !! Lovely accommodation, clean with a fully equipped kitchen. So many places to visit close by, many national trust walks to go on very close by. Hot tub is fab and you don't have to worry about your furry friends escaping as the garden Is fully enclosed ! Wonderful hosts , very attentive whilst still giving you privacy. And theiRead morer eggs are scrumptious ! 10 out of 10 Hide

Reviewed by Natalie 11th October 2021

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The pod is a stunning place to stay with everything you need. The owner Steve was a great host and was always on hand if we needed anything. The views are stunning and watching the sunset and the stars from the hot tub was an amazing experience. Added bonus of having an electric charging point for our car too. Would highly recommend staying here.

Reviewed by Lizzie 9th October 2021

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I wasnt the one actually taking the holiday. My son and daughter-in-law loved it and would definitely go again, especially as its dog friendly.

Reviewed by Lorraine 1st October 2021

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The Pod is a lovely cosy retreat with all the facilities you need to enable a self catering relaxing escape. Hot tub is amazing especially on a clear night. Handy location for Dartmoor and the surrounding area. Owners were very helpful and friendly.

Reviewed by David 24th September 2021

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The pod was absolutely lovely. Very clean, great equipment for cooking, the wood burning stove makes the pod very warm and cozy . Very private area and no one bothers you. Hot tub is easy to work and very pleasant. Great shower, comfy bed, lovely view of countryside. Steve was very helpful and went the extra mile for us. We got free eggs in the morRead morening from his chickens and he advised us on the best places to go in the area. We would definitely go back. Hide

Reviewed by Beverley 10th September 2021

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Absolutely fantastic relaxing holiday, loved every minute, hot tub brilliant as well

Reviewed by Clive 27th August 2021

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Absolutely the best pod we have stayed at. Highly recommend this place. The view from the hot tub and the stars delightful. Steve and Gill like your at home everything was perfect, we will be returning and we highly recommend this place.

Reviewed by Roslyn 9th July 2021

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Wev just returned from the pod overlooking dartmoot, what a lovely , peaceful, & special place it is, beautifully presented, very clean & everything you could want for a fantastic holiday. steve & Jill are lovely friendly people , who are there if you need them , & they give great advice on places to visit in the area, which there is alot of , plenRead morety to see & do , we will definitely return , Roz ,Richard & sidney . Hide

Reviewed by Tara 2nd July 2021

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Had an incredible stay at the Pod recently. Everything was more then I was expecting and the views were incredible. Could not fault our stay in anyway!! Thank you for your hospitality! We will definitely be recommending the pod to family and friends.

Reviewed by Sue 25th June 2021

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We loved our stay at the Pod Fantastic location and views. Hot tub fab. We will be back

Reviewed by David 18th June 2021

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Reviewed by David 11th June 2021

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Stayed for one week and it wasn't enough, would have loved to stay longer. Small but perfect, everything we needed was there. The owners were very friendly and helpful and we enjoyed the animals running around. The hot tub was bliss and the sunsets spectacular. So many places to see nearby, we had a fantastic time. Would happily recommend to familyRead more and friends. Can''t wait to go back again. Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 4th June 2021

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Totally recommended by us! Very private place on a small holding with the most amazing views. The pod is beautifully kitted out and of course there is a hot tub. Within easy range of Dartmoor, river walks, coastal towns and beautiful beaches. Steve the host is very helpful and wants to make sure youre happy without being intrusive. Lovely free rangRead moree eggs provided from his chickens. Dog very secure as the pod has its own fenced garden. Highly recommended Hide

Reviewed by Jonathan 8th May 2021

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Spectacular views of Dartmoor from this well appointed pod. Waking up each morning and seeing the view from the bed was amazing. The hot tub is an added bonus! Great for late night star gazing. Very private location, hosts were lovely and left you to your own devices and always available if needed. Peace of mind having an enclosed area around the pRead moreod so that our dog could explore without us worrying of him getting out. Would definitely recommend and will be returning! Hide

Reviewed by Annie 23rd April 2021

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The Pod was absolutely beautiful inside and out! The owner, Steve, was very welcoming and friendly and made sure our stay had everything we needed, including fresh eggs from their own chickens on the property! We took enough food with us for the weekend meaning we didn't have to leave, and spent all day in the hot tub in the sun. 10/10 recommend foRead morer a delightful get away; with pubs, country walks and a beach not far away. We will most definitely be returning, thank you! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 21st April 2021

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The owner of the property was very accommodating and friendly, he made the accommodation better than it actually was, nothing was to much trouble for him, the chalet was outstanding and there was everything we needed, the Hot Tub was amazing and we wouldnt hesitate to stay here again

Reviewed by Holly 11th December 2020

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We had such a lovely stay at The Pod, the photos really do not do it any justice. The owners were so helpful and theres nothing that wasnt too much trouble. We shall certainly be recommending The Pod to others.

Reviewed by Debbie 4th December 2020

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Reviewed by Stevie 30th October 2020

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We had a great time. Lovely pod, with everything we could need. The hosts were brilliant

Reviewed by Ria 16th October 2020

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Reviewed by Carl 4th October 2020

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This place is incredible! Everywhere was clean and tidy and everything was spot on. The log burner was lovely and well stocked and the hot tub was just amazing with a clear sky to watch the stars. Our dog also loved it! With it being all enclosed we could simply leave him to do what he wanted, while we chilled in the tub. The book of recommendationRead mores was brilliant, the place is so private and isolated yet so close to so many amazing places. Overall a fantastic stay, thank you! Hide

Reviewed by Michael 4th September 2020

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If you are 'um-ing and ah-ing' about whether to book this perfect, secluded, unique get away... do not hesitate! just book it! The location is superb...The privacy & feeling of seclusion is amazing! The pod is tucked away in the small holding with chickens, pigs & geese close by...The views from the secluded hot tub especially at night star gazing Read moreis something definitely not to miss! Thanks to Steve and Gill for being so welcoming & for fresh eggs and mackerel! Hide

Reviewed by Carlotta 21st August 2020

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The cottage is very pretty and comfortable, about 10 minutes driving from the nice village of Totnes, the owner Steve is very accommodating. The hot tub is definitely a great addition!

Reviewed by Sebastian 4th July 2020

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We had a brilliant time in the pod. We had everything we needed for our break in Devon. The views over the Moor are great and the pod is well positioned to go exploring. Steve was very welcoming and could not have been more helpful. We even recieved fresh eggs through the week. Would highly recommend to other holidaymakers.

Reviewed by David 19th March 2020

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We had a great time in the Pod, easy location to explore Dartmoor and the coast. The Pod itself was clean and very comfortable. The wood burner made it very cosy and the hot tube was shear luxury. The hosts supplied fresh eggs from their own birds and nothing was too much trouble. We would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Kelly 26th February 2020

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What a glorious find! We had a 4-night stay in the pod and from the lovely welcome by the owner when we arrived to the free goose egg when we left, we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The pod was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. It was a lovely gesture to find a complimentary hamper on arrival - a lovely touch. The hot tub is amazing. WhaRead moretever the weather, you will love this place. We cant wait to return. Hide

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Enjoy your very own private hot tub with delightful views towards Dartmoor
You own space to enjoy a relaxing break
The beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Lounge area leading out to private decked area
Cosy up in front of the fire after a long day of exploring
Open plan kitchen
Enjoy a good night sleep in this king-size bed
The cosy shower room
Views from the comfort of your bed
Dartmoor views from the property and hot tub
Enjoy star gazing at night from the comforts of your hot tub
Show 3 moreEnjoy the sound of birdsong in the early morning

Location

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