£115 / night
Price for guests, Nights

DEVON Between Exmoor & Dartmoor Cosy Cottage on 15th Century Farm with Pool – Home 66710 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

DEVON Between Exmoor & Dartmoor Cosy Cottage on 15th Century Farm with Pool – Home 66710

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


The charming stone and cob detached cottage is adjacent to the picturesque farm pond surrounded by trees. It lies in its enclosed garden with seating area and lovely views. The thick oak stable door takes you into the open plan triple aspect living room with massive oak beams, oak shutters, wood burner, comfortable sofas, 40" slimline TV/DVD player recorder, French door onto garden, underfloor heating, slate floor and an impressive heavy oak staircase.

The custom designed kitchen has granite floor, granite work surfaces with oak cupboards and an oak dining table. Upstairs under the exposed roof trusses there is another cozy seating area with HiFi and a lovely view of the ducks on the pond. All the flooring is waxed oak. Both double bedrooms have their own en suite facilities (shower, toilet and wash hand basin)and are spacious and light and very comfortable. Apart from casement windows the Velux windows have remote control black out blinds operated by solar power.

Further details

The 7 Kw Lorraine wood burner is the perfect way to heat the house (free logs & ample kindling from the wood shed). There is also electric underfloor heating downstairs for the winter months and programmable electric radiators in the bedrooms upstairs.

Further details outdoors

The farmhouse is surrounded by its own garden, arboretum, orchard and ancient pond which laps against the stone walls of the granary.

Inside the granary is the old two screw cider press and crusher, used every autumn to make cider and apple juice from our 10 acres of orchard. You are welcome to participate in this activity.

The cobbled court yard also contains the unique 18th century hen house still in use.

We usually lamb our ewe in the Spring and you are welcome to have a look around the farm and to meet the lambs, ducks and geese.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • 2 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

We enjoy having guests in our cottage and as it is a working farm, we are usually on hand to greet our guests and then most days are available to answer any questions, make suggestions or even, when there is time show you our arboretum and Giant Redwood Plantation. You are free to walk about on the farm and surrounding fields and orchards and say 'hello ' to our friendly sheep.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Renate H.
Average reply time:
3 hours 27 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
12 Jul 2020
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, German

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 28 Jul 2008. Located in Tiverton, it has 53 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £573 to £1008.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Jul 2020.


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Guest reviews

53 reviews

Very Good

“Farm Of Tranquility”

Reviewed 10 Mar 2020

It's not easy to find the words to describe how wonderful Pond Cottage really is. We drove for four hours through Storm Dennis to get there and boy was it worth it!!!! Thankfully, the sun was shi… More

Owner's reply: This is an amazing review! Thank you so much. You were perfect guests. .We are looking forward to hopefully seeing you again. Keep well.

“Idyllic cottage in a lovely location.”

Reviewed 17 Feb 2019

On arrival we were greeted by the lovely host Renate and the sight of the log burner ablaze, delightful! We felt really at home at Pond cottage with all we needed for a relaxing get away. Well equippe… More

Owner's reply: Thank you so much for leaving us such an excellent review. It was an absolute pleasure having you here and we would certainly love to welcome you back in the near future.

“Perfect stay”

Reviewed 13 Feb 2019

We had a truly memorable stay at Pond Cottage. The location was more than we could have wished for, with grounds to explore and apples in the orchard to pick a plenty. The hosts, Renate and John were … More

“Picture perfect”

Reviewed 20 Jun 2018

What a beautiful picturesque property you have Renate and John. We absolutely loved our stay and relaxed immediately after arriving on the Friday night. The kids loved it and our eldest loved feeding the animals. We can’t wait to come again and will definitely be in touch to arrange it. Thank you so much.

Owner's reply: Hello Kelly, Thank you for your very kind review, it was a pleasure having you and your family here. Looking forward to you seeing you all again.

“Another perfect stay”

Reviewed 9 Apr 2018

This is the second time we have stayed at Pond Cottage. The place is a haven away from the hustle and bustle of every day life, peace and tranquility. on arrival the wood burner was already going and… More

Owner's reply: Dear Ian and Nikki, It was an absolute pleasure having you again. When we are lambing our ewes, we get so involved and concerned that it is a pleasure to see an interested smiling face, Thank you for your company. We hope to see you again soon.

“Perfect Getaway”

Reviewed 22 Feb 2018

We have just returned after a long weekend at Pond Cottage and John and Renate are absolutely wonderful people and hosts! There were jars of homemade Jams and eggs for breakfast to greet us. The cotta… More

Owner's reply: Hello Gurvinder and family, Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review. You are a lovely family and were a pleasure to host. Thank you also for leaving Pond Cottage in such perfect order. We would love to see you again in the near future.

“Superb stay, beautiful home, excellent hosts”

Reviewed 5 Dec 2017

The Pond Cottage in Witherby, Devon, was the first week of our two week holiday. Upon arrival we could really see that this was a beautiful farm with a large property for the owners and a converted ba… More

Owner's reply: Hello David and family, Thank you so much for such an excellent and detailed review. I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay in the cottage, appreciated our farm, arboretum and my pride and joy, the vegetable garden. We would love to have you here again at any time., Renate and John


Reviewed 25 Oct 2017

What a lovely 4 night break. Yes Storm Brian tried to blow us back home but we weren’t having any of it! Renate and John are great hosts and the Cottage is lovely. Very clean and with everything… More

Owner's reply: Hello Ian and Nicki, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review. You were marvelous guests, happy, friendly and interested. It was a pleasure having you here. Looking forward to seeing you in March/April, hopefully we shall have a few lambs by then. Renate and John


Reviewed 26 Aug 2017

Well where do I start!!! Cottage itself absolutely outstanding. Kitchen a real joy to cook in excellently equipped.. living area very cosy. Bedrooms amazing really comfortable beds. And great ensuit… More

Owner's reply: Dear Joolia, It was an absolute pleasure sharing our quiet corner of Devon with you and your family. We shall give you excellent marks for bringing in the sheep. Hope to see you again soon.

“Amazing home away from home :)”

Reviewed 7 Aug 2017

Spent a week at pond cottage and I couldn't have asked for anything more (maybe better weather but that's England for you). The ground are beautiful and you can see country side for mile aro… More

Owner's reply: It was a pleasure having you both here during July, shame about the not so good weather. We would love to have you back next year and hopefully the weather will be glorious then.

Review 1-10 of 53


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If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Renate (the owner) before booking?

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I edit my booking?

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