Breathtaking Off-Grid Cabin in Rural Devon


Shepherd’s hut hosted by Guy

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
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This timber cabin is situated on the edge of an apple orchard, nestled in the heart of Riverford Farm) famed for its organic veg . It features a wide, south-facing veranda that offers sweeping views across the Dart Valley.

The award-winning Riverford Field Kitchen is within walking distance, as is the River Dart (great for swims). Ten minutes drive of Dartmoor

The cabin has been custom-built to be eco-friendly, is entirely solar-powered and has a simple but elegant self-composting loo.

The space
Please note
(The cabin is run independently from Riverford)

The kitchen is fully-equipped with settings for four, and has a gas oven, four-ring hob, fridge and sink.

The open kitchen looks onto the living space, flooded with light from the south-facing French windows. The dining table is extendable, with four chairs, a sofa bed (for two), and a wood-burning stove for cosy winter evenings. Ample firewood provided.

The living space opens out onto the verandah, with table and chairs, where you can enjoy the unspoiled starry skies of Devon, and a spectacular view over the rolling hills and valley below.

The bedroom contains a double bed, curtained windows and storage shelves with towels provided. The bathroom has a sink and shower, and the self-composting loo is just outside.

Explore the orchard , canoe the Dart, walk the moors and enjoy the fresh air. Buckfast Abbey, and the beautiful market towns of Totnes and Ashburton are a short drive away. The Dart Valley Steam Railway stops nearby, and you'll also find an Otter Farm, Butterfly Sanctuary, Pennywell Farm (a petting farm for children) and many more attractions.

An idyllic retreat.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Indoor fireplace
Long-term stays allowed

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 35 reviews


Where you’ll be

Devon, England, United Kingdom

Riverford farm is an organic farm situated in the dart valley.
It is a beautiful area to enjoy wildlife and has many excellent places to eat and drink, being within 5 miles of Totnes and Ashburton.

Hosted by Guy

  1. Joined in December 2012
  • 35 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost


  • Ellie

During your stay

I live close by, and am available on telephone and can assist personally in the evenings if needed.

Guy is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a day
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 1:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy