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Perfect for exploring Dartmoor, dog-friendly

SuperhostSouth Zeal, England, United Kingdom
Tiny house hosted by Julia
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the tiny house to yourself.
Self check-in
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Clean and tidy
16 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Julia is a Superhost
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The Potting Shed is small but perfectly formed for 1 or 2 people to stay in complete compact comfort. And it's dog-friendly! An entrance lobby for coats and boots leads into an open plan kitchen, living area and bedroom, plus a walk-in shower room. The village shop is 80m away and stocks everything you might need. Don't want to cook? The King's Arms pub is 50m away, a friendly local serving good pub food. Discounts for longer stays: 3 nights 5% and 7 nights 10%.

The space
The Potting Shed is perfect for a short break or longer holiday and with our special discounts, the longer you stay the better the price! Whether you are a keen walker and want to tackle Dartmoor, are more of a stroller along rivers and lanes, or just want a base from which to explore the whole gorgeous county of Devon, the Potting Shed is ideal! It's compact but has everything you need. Well-equipped kitchen, big walk-in shower room and a very comfy bed.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge, hob, convection oven/microwave/grill, slow cooker, cafetiere, all cutlery, crockery and cooking pans and utensils.
The lounge area has a TV with Freeview, an extendable dining table and a selection of books and games. There is also a small imitation log burner for extra cosiness on a winter's night!
The bedroom area has a wardrobe and small chests of drawers and a very comfortable double bed.
The walking here is fantastic! You can take a different route every day for a week right from the doorstep. Moorland, rivers, lanes, there's miles and miles to explore. Dogs and Dartmoor tend to go together and your well-behaved dog is welcome to stay with you. Your dog must be over one year old and you need to mention it at the time of booking. Please respect the furniture and decor and keep your dog clean and either in its own bed or use a throw to protect things. Dogs cannot be left unattended.
If you are planning a walking break, do come prepared! You will need walking boots and waterproof gear. An OS map of the area is also recommended. There is lots of livestock on the moor and dogs MUST be kept under control.

Guest access
Guests have the whole of The Potting Shed to themselves. The entrance lobby is great for muddy coats and boots and also for drying off dogs, should you have one with you! There is also a small enclosed garden area where you can sit and admire the view and let your dog roam.
When arriving and leaving please always be considerate to neighbours and keep noise to a minimum, respect boundaries and do not stray onto neighbouring property or into the adjoining fields as these are private.

Other things to note
The Potting Shed is next to a working farm and you will occasionally hear farm-related noises - such as a tractor, cows mooing, dogs barking etc. it's proper country living! The building itself is set well back from the road in a garden, so there is no passing traffic. At night it is usually blissfully quiet, with nothing but a clear, star-studded sky to distract you.
If you are planning a walking break, do come prepared. You will need walking boots and waterproof gear. An OS map of the area is also recommended - we can lend you a copy.
When arriving and leaving please always be considerate to neighbours and keep noise to a minimum, respect boundaries and do not stray onto neighbouring property or into the adjoining fields as these are private
PLEASE do not order takeaway food deliveries! Couriers can never find the property and knock on neighbouring doors - this is not a popular form of entertainment.
If you find these guidelines restrictive, then the Potting Shed is probably not the ideal property for you.
The Potting Shed is small but perfectly formed for 1 or 2 people to stay in complete compact comfort. And it's dog-friendly! An entrance lobby for coats and boots leads into an open plan kitchen, living area…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Kitchen
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Wifi
Hair dryer
Hangers
TV
Heating
Iron
Laptop-friendly workspace
Free on-street parking

Accessibility

No stairs or steps to enter
Step-free path to entrance

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Location

South Zeal, England, United Kingdom

South Zeal is a pretty moorland village with a strong sense of community. The village shop (80m) sells everything you need to cook for yourself (and more), or there are two pubs close by. The King's Arms (barely 50m away!) serves great pub food and is a really friendly local. If you can shop locally that would be great as local shops and businesses need our support. The village shop is also a Post Office so you can withdraw cash. Okehampton – 4 miles away – has 3 supermarkets, takeaways and a cinema! There are several other lovely small towns nearby such as Chagford and Moretonhampstead or take a longer beautiful scenic drive to Tavistock on the other side of the moor. Exeter is only half an hour away, straight up the A30, and Plymouth about 45mins.
South Zeal is a pretty moorland village with a strong sense of community. The village shop (80m) sells everything you need to cook for yourself (and more), or there are two pubs close by. The King's Arms (barel…

Hosted by Julia

Joined in April 2018
  • 83 Reviews
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  • Superhost
I describe myself as a writer, photographer, countryside lover and dog-owner. I am so fortunate to live on Dartmoor and I enjoy walking and photographing the landscape and flora and fauna. I appreciate the friendliness of the local community and the really interesting people I meet on a regular basis... some may say these influence the characters in my novels, but I couldn't possibly say...! I enjoy meeting new people and passing on my enthusiasm for this wonderful area. I like to do things well, so hope that my accommodation lives up to people's expectations and that they find the welcome both warm and friendly and relaxed - yet professional!
I describe myself as a writer, photographer, countryside lover and dog-owner. I am so fortunate to live on Dartmoor and I enjoy walking and photographing the landscape and flora an…
During your stay
I am around most of the time and happy to help with suggestions of places to visit or things to do, lend maps or walking books etc. While dogs cannot be left unattended in the Potting Shed, I may be able to 'dog sit' for you if you want to go off somewhere that isn't dog-friendly, so please ask.
I am around most of the time and happy to help with suggestions of places to visit or things to do, lend maps or walking books etc. While dogs cannot be left unattended in the Pott…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 16:00 - 22:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events

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