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A unique, solid cabin made by the owners from sustainable, local wood in a pretty & private off-grid site, amidst glorious countryside. Walks, wood burner, jigsaws, guitar, books, fire pit, hot outdoor shower, peace, quiet & starry skies. Bliss.

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Rooms: 1 cabin with 1 double bed + 1 double sofa bed
Price:

£80 / 1 night, £140 / 2 nights, £200 / 3 nights, £420 / weekly

Meals: Polytunnel & raised beds planned for spring 2017!
Open: Year round
Address: Devon Dens, Germansweek, Beaworthy, Devon , EX21 5AL
Tel: +44 (0) 7969948631
 

Why we've chosen Devon Dens, Devon

Devon Dens is an off-grid sanctuary hidden down deep, green lanes. This solid wooden cabin is surrounded by nature, peace, wildlife. Perfect for walkers, readers, cyclists and dreamers. If you're seeking a tech-free break enjoying local walks or just time to sit and read, then you will love this place. Starry skies, buzzards calling, a murmuring stream, no contact with civilisation - come and enjoy this special place. 

The cabin sleeps up to four and is super-cosy with wood burner, funky private shower and compost loo, games, books & jigsaws. Eat, sleep, walk, read, relax.. and repeat.. 

Eco credentials:
How do you reduce your draw on energy:

  • PV for power and lights
  • LED lights
  • Cabins are super insulated with Earthwool
  • Wood burners used for heating and supplied with bio-logs made from using our waste sawdus

How you minimise the amount of waste you send to landfill:

  • Recycling bins provided
  • Compost bins provided
  • Bulk toiletries and cleaning products decanted into re-usable smaller bottles

How you reduce your consumption of water:

  • Compost toilet
  • Grey water treated with reed beds and pond

How much of the food your serve is sourced locally (where possible):

 

  • Local food hamper offered and promoted


Do you actively encourage guests to arrive on foot, by bike and by public transport?:

  • Very rural so likely to use car but guests very much encouraged to walk, cycle, ride or use public transport once here, with maps, bus timetables, suggested routes etc all clearly set out

 

Additional information:

  • Poly tunnel and raised beds going up this winter for guests to have access to produce
  • Bee hives coming in spring
  • Native wild flower and high pollen mixes planted extensively (and expensively!)
  • Edible hedge planted
  • Fruit trees planted
  • Bird boxes up

Top eco features of Devon Dens

 
  • Off grid: PV for power and lights

  • LED lights

  • Cabins are super insulated with Earthwool

  • Wood burners used for heating and supplied with bio-logs

  • Recycling everything where possible

  • Compost toilet

  • Grey water treated with reed beds and pond

  • Local food hamper offered and promoted

 

Location

Devon Dens, Devon, England
Nearest train station: Exeter St Davids

Directions from station:
Can collect guests from Okehamtpton if arranged in advance. Bus route 6 from Exeter to Bude, takes approx one and quarter hours. Closest bus stop is Castle Cross. Then 1 mile to Devon Dens.

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