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

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
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Log Cabin / Lodge
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.

This remarkable single storey pod nestles in a beautiful hilltop position boasting spectacular countryside views. Set within a wooded enclosure within the grounds of a small-holding, behind the trees so privacy is assured, this unique retreat which offers a private hot tub and wood burner is the perfect getaway whatever time of year it is. The nearby South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers river estuaries, rolling hills and thatched cottages surrounding the lovely old towns of Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, Salcombe, Modbury and Ivybridge. There are many beaches and attractions in the South Hams including Dartmoor National Park, Dartmouth Castle, Start Point Lighthouse, Haldon Forest and The South Devon Railway. For guests interested in country pursuits the owner can arrange for clay pigeon/rough shooting as well as stalking (arrange direct with the owner at an additional charge).

The entrance of this unique stylish pod is the perfect place to leave your walking boots behind you as you step into the beautiful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. A large woodburner will greet you on arrival and keep you warm on those chillier evenings. The kitchen offers an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment, a truly great space for budding cooks. Step into the fantastic open-plan lounge area which has been finished off beautifully, allowing you to sit back and relax amongst the rich, soft furnishings and watch your favourite programme on the Smart TV. The well-designed bedroom area offers a king-size bed and remarkable views from the comfort of your bed. Next door to the bedroom area is the attractively designed shower room with shower and WC.

Sit out on your very own balcony and enjoy the delightful countryside views from the comforts of the garden furniture or your very own private hot tub. There is a charcoal BBQ, you will no doubt find it difficult to leave this relaxed environment. After a day’s adventures what could be nicer than stargazing from the hot tub. The pod sits within its own fully enclosed grounds ideal for your four legged friend, there is also ample off-road parking.

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
  • Beach 12 miles, shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Smart TV

This property is personally managed by Julie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tim 13th September 2019

We greatly enjoyed our long weekend at the Pod and were made to feel very welcome. The Pod sits within a self contained area which allowed our dog to roam safely. The hot tub is a great indulgence and super relaxing. We look forward to visiting again.

Reviewed by Ian 16th August 2019

The pod , was lovely, clean and well equipped, nestled on the hill, it had a dog friendly enclosure all around, so our dog Merlin was very happy to go exploring, the views from hot tub are amazing in the day and night, watching stars, we would wholeheartedly recommend this wonderful place for relaxing and chilling out, the host was very friendly anRead mored made us feel really welcomed , we will be returning in near future Hide

Reviewed by Angela 19th July 2019

We had an amazing summer holiday in the pod. It was clean and had everything you needed. Steve was a perfect host and on hand if you required help or any information about the area. The setting was fantastic with amazing views. Perfectly situated and private. Lots to see and do in the area and a superb hot tub to enjoy after a day out. Extremely peRead moret friendly with an enclosed garden area so we could let Olly, our Red Setter, run free. Would definitely visit again. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 5th July 2019

This place its fantastic. Wonderful hosts in steve & Gill there dogs Storm whiskey and Tyler a long with all the other animals and wildlife. So private & comfortable they have thought of everything. Our boxer loved it to we cant wait to go back.

Reviewed by Stacey 7th June 2019

The perfect stay. The Pod is simply gorgeous - everything you need for a week away to relax. The hot tub was gorgeous and as it was a little chilly for June, we made use of the log fire. We had a lovely warm welcome, and we made a friend for life in Storm the dog! We cant wait to go back!

Reviewed by Ceri 20th May 2019

We stayed at the pod in the cedars and it was incredible!! I would definately recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing , cosy get away . The host's are fabulous and make you feel so at home. We took our Chihuahua with us and he had a great time, it's very dog friendly and the owner's also have dogs so they can play together! We will most certaRead moreinly be returning! Hide

Reviewed by Jane 10th May 2019

The pod was everything we wanted, the whole place was kept immaculate by the owners. It was so relaxing and the view was amazing. Some nice little touches when we arrived fresh bread, milk,and eggs .

Reviewed by Rachel 2nd April 2019

We had the most wonderful break! Our young lab enjoyed his time immensely and especially the log burner! The hot tub was stunning - we watched the sun set over Dartmoor.

Reviewed by Gillian 23rd March 2019

Wow, what a fantastic find. Everything you could wish for and more. Ideal spot for rest, relaxation and exploring. The hot tub such a treat after a good days walking, watching the sunsets and the stars was idyllic. The owners are very kind and attentive without being intrusive, the best we have ever come across in all our years of travelling. Will Read moredefinetly be returning, absolutely fantastic. Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 17th March 2019

The Pod is a lovely, modern and comfortable place to stay. The location is great as you can explore different areas of Dartmoor. The hot tub and log burner were especially lovely, and the privacy of the pod was good as well. The owners were very welcoming & thoughtful and we really enjoyed our stay. We will be visiting again - thoroughly recommend!Read more Hide

Reviewed by Kelly 11th March 2019

We really enjoyed our time at the pod. The hosts were really helpful and went out of their way to make our stay more pleasant. Including giving us a tour around and providing us with some necessities including wine and eggs! The wood burner was a nice touch in the evenings when it was cold but it did warm up very quickly! The hot tub was definitelyRead more the best bit for us as well as meeting all of the animals, including the dogs, cat, chickens and geese! Looking forward to coming back again! Hide

Reviewed by Michele 17th February 2019

I could not rate this place any higher! It was the perfect get away with the perfect hosts! The pod itself was amazing and finished to a very high standard. The log fire and the hot tub completed this amazing place and gave us the perfect holiday. The hosts left little touches such as a welcome hamper and fresh eggs from their very own chickens. WeRead more could call on them as little or as much as we liked and always greeted with a warm welcoming approach. We will definitely be returning Hide

Reviewed by Daniel 1st February 2019

We booked the pod for a long weekend and it couldnt have been any better! The location is perfect with great views!

Reviewed by Jamie 23rd January 2019

Perfect little getaway. In a secluded location but just close enough to drive to some lovely towns in Devon. Couldnt recommend this place enough, has everything you need to relax for a few days.

Reviewed by Alice 14th January 2019

One of the best places I've stayed. Owners were friendly and helpful. Very dog friendly. Had a secured enclosed garden for our dog to run around in. Lots of lovely walks to take her on just a short drive away. The hot tub was fantastic to relax in after a day of walking. The wood burner made the place very warm and cozy. Would highly recommend as aRead more holiday to relax on Hide

Reviewed by Darren 4th January 2019

We absolutely loved this place so do not hesitate to book as you will not be disappointed. The pod is amazing and the hot tub is lovely to use after a day of exploring the local area. Mr and Mrs Haskell are very attentive and informative and we used their recommendations well. It's a lovely setting and I will book again!

Reviewed by Aaron 9th December 2018

We loved our stay, we only went for 3 nights but wished we had longer. We took our dog and the pod was enclosed so we could let her go and explore on her own without having to worry. If you are looking for somewhere to go and relax in the perfect location then I couldnt think of anywhere better!

Reviewed by Gemma 30th November 2018

Our first holiday with our 11 month old puppy. The property is beautifully laid out and whilst compact feels very spacious. The entire property is enclosed so our dog could run around chasing squirrels in the trees without us worrying. The hot tub is easy to use and perfect after a day exploring Devon. The place is easy to find, even coming from 20Read more0 miles away, and the owners very welcoming. Hide

Reviewed by Sophie 16th November 2018

The Pod was a fantastic getaway, it was cosy but practical and had everything we would need including fresh eggs from their own chickens! The log burner and hot tub were beautiful, such a relaxing way to spend winter nights! The enclosed garden was perfect for our dog to explore safely without needing to be attached to his lead! Steve & Gill were gRead morereat hosts, available but not intrusive. The view over Dartmoor was amazing, and we enjoyed some of the walks as well as exploring the South coast Hide

Reviewed by Lennah 5th November 2018

A perfect get away. The pod was cosy and well equiped. Steve was so helpful and friendly. Really felt welcome. Some nice walks and beaches in the area too. The hot tub immaculate and a rare thing for holiday homes the bed was so comfortable. Thank you highly recomend

Reviewed by Jodi 20th October 2018

We absolutely loved our 'pod it was beautiful espeicially with the log burner and jacuzzi it was the perfect relaxing retreat! Our hosts were very welcoming and friendly, the pod had everything you need and was very cosy! Could no recommend this place enough its perfect for exploring Devon and has great views!

Reviewed by John 13th October 2018

Excellent week at The Pod, very comfortable accommodation and great to be able recover in the hot tub at the end of the day. Superb hosts who are only too pleased to help if needed. I'm sure we'll be visiting again.

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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 2 moreEnjoy the sound of birdsong in the early morning


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