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Pond Cottage

Romantic Pond Cottage
Certificate of Excellence
49 reviews
Romantic Pond Cottage
Secluded Swimming Pool
Pond Cottage
Comfy lounge
Double bedroom 1
Cottage from S/W
Apple blossoms in May
Pool and Cider Barn
Double bedroom 2
Cozy lounge with wood burner
Lambs in the Spring
Pond Cottage garden
Pond in May
Garden near pool in May
Another view of Double bedroom 1
View of the pool
Contented young sheep
Life in the Paddock
The garden in July
Pond Cottage in the autumn
5 acre apple orchard in the autumn
Inner courtyard of farm
The farm house in the early morning sun
Filleigh Castle  - 10 miles away
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Witheridge, Tiverton, Devon, England
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 spaciou...
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About the Owner, Renate H
Languages spoken: German, English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 49 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL66710
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2018 for a stay in April 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 there was a welcome package of fresh eggs and home made preserves on the table for us, thank you. You are woken...

Management response:

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.


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Reviewed 22 February 2018 for a stay in February 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 cottage was in a spotless condition and there was a even a toy basket and games there for the kids to play with. With an...

Management response:

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.


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Chatham, Kent, UK
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2017 for a stay in August 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 barn as Pond Cottage. We were greeted by five ducks who knew that we had arrived (wanting food!) and really friendly. Over the...

Management response:

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


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 1 666
R 1 999
R 9 164
26 May 2018 -
20 Jul 2018
Early Summer
3 nights
R 1 833
R 1 999
R 11 663
4 Aug 2018 -
10 Aug 2018
Summer 2018
3 nights
R 1 999
R 13 662
11 Aug 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights -- --
R 13 662
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
Tiverton is a historic market town occupied by the Romans who used it as a base for their activities in the West country.

The local museum provides an interesting insight into this aspect of the town's history. Visit the castle with its famous tapestry hangings and the pannier market held Fridays and Saturdays. There is a newly built leisure centre and a cinema.

The river Exe passes through the town as does the Grand Western canal and horse drawn barge trips take you through the most picturesque countryside. Knightshayes and Killerton House, two National Trust houses with beautiful garden are close by and well worth a visit.
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How to get there
Airport: Bristol: 104.0 km
Railway: Tiverton Parkway: 30.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 80.0 km
Pond Cottage lies halfway between the villages of Rackenford and Witheridge.

10 miles to the west of Tiverton, it is in one of the few remaining unspoilt areas in England and only 17 miles from the M5.

Detailed information on how to get from the A361 to the cottage will be supplied on booking.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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