One Bedroom Eco Cabin
The Off Grid One Bedroom WAVE Eco Cabin sits in the grounds of a private residence overlooking the Devon countryside. Designed to provide self contained accommodation for two, the cabin has a separate double bedroom, fully fitted shower room and a central living/kitchen space with hand built kitchen, built in appliances and a wood burning stove.
Curved bands of Western Red Cedar create the distinctive rolling cladding flowing from the brise soleil, with its five integrated solar panels, over and under the building, creating the decking area at the front. Two south facing floor to ceiling windows illuminate the central space and a patio door leads onto the decking; horizontal slot windows in the bedroom and shower room capture the east and west light. A grid of charcoal grey Vivix architectural panels clad the external walls of the building, complimenting the warm tones of the cedar cladding
The double bedroom has a horizontal slot window running the width of the room above the bed and a glazed patio door which opens onto the timber decking A set-in space for hanging clothes has been added. Two flexible 12v LED wall lights are fixed above the bed.
At the opposite end of the cabin, the fully fitted shower room has full height storage cupboards accessible from the main living space, and a discreet slot window. The wall behind the sink and shower is lined in dark grey Formica, and the floor is the warm tone of solid beech. A KAST basin in grey concrete, with wall mounted taps, sits on a cantilevered beech vanity unit; a storage cabinet beneath and an cupboard above have matching formica doors The set in shower sits behind a pivot hinged glass screen, and the back-to-wall WC sits below a square wall alcove. The gas water heater is concealed in the airing cupboard above the basin.
The floor is finished in Pollmeier's Baubuche range in a variety of colours and their distinctive striated beech panel is used to create a bench which runs the length of the interior and wraps around the hand built kitchen cabinet to create the worktop set with Schock undercounter, granite sink; a stainless mixer tap from CEA Design; and Baumatic's 'Gas on Glass' double hob. A drawer and cupboard space holds a compact 12v fridge. In the wall, an inset gas oven. Checked into the bench, a slate hearth with a tiny but effiecient, ivory enamelled, Hobbit wood burner and flue. Formica ColorCore in 'seed' lines a full length recessed shelf.
Off Grid Features
The cabin is designed to be off-grid with five solar panel built into the south facing brise soleil. The panesls supply power for the 12v lights, sockets and fridge. Bottled gas provides fuel for cooking and water heater . Heat is provided by a small wood burning stove and the building's high level of insulation keeps the heat in - layers of natural sheeps wool in all walls, floor and roof To the rear of the cabin is a concealed log store and further storage for a gas bottle.