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Glamping Dome With Panoramic Sea View And Private 2 Acre Field



Updated: 10-Oct-2016
House in St Ives, Cornwall, England - 10 Minutes Walk From St Ives Town And Beaches

The Escape Pod is located atop of St Ives town with its award winning, family friendly beaches, numerous cafes, restaurants, shops and art galleries and having featured on ITV’s Holiday Home Sweet Home with Lisa Faulkner as well as articles in Vogue and Cosmopolitan Magazines, and in The Times, The Mail & The Cornishman newspapers amongst loads of others; the Pod comes highly recommended.

The Escape Pod is a new exciting concept in holiday accommodation, constructed from a stunning geodesic dome structure and set in the middle of a private 2-acre field, the Pod is blessed with a most breathtaking panoramic sea view. It has one double and one twin bedroom, large bathroom with a copper bathtub and power shower, spacious open plan living area with HD TV and featuring a living 200 year old olive tree, a relaxed modern kitchen, dining area, and last but certainly not least a private exclusive decking area to relax, eat, drink and be inspired whilst gazing at the night stars in your very own Escape Pod hot tub.

FACILITIES:•A huge 25ft bay window with panoramic sea view•6 ft. decking with dining area, seating and hot tub, all with a stunning sea view•Living 200-year-old, 15ft olive tree growing inside the Pod•Modern bathroom with power shower•Luxurious copper ‘slipper’ bath•Heated towel rail•Soft close quirky ‘pod’ toilet•Electric socket for grooming appliances•Bespoke fully equipped designer kitchen including; island breakfast bar and seating area, cold touch induction hob and integrated oven•Integrated washing machine•Integrated dishwasher•Microwave oven• Tall fridge freezer with drinks chiller•Lounge with ?40? flat screen TV with Freeview HD•Surround Sound system with iPod USB docking and Bluetooth connectivity•Blu-ray player plus selection of films•Florence Knoll 3 and 2 seater settees & lounger•Remote control radiator heating system throughout the Pod•Double air condition heat pump heating/cooling system•Stunning Tulip dining table and chairs beneath a 15ft pearlescent chandelier•Colour changing mood lighting•Outdoor area, Exclusive 2-acre field•Ample parking space•

The Pod has easy access to St Ives town by foot or by road and is surrounded by country and coastal walks that lead to some breathtaking locations just waiting to be discovered•Fresh towels, linen and robes all provided•Complimentary welcome gifts including Prosecco and chocolates are all included to ensure your stay is a special one. The Pod itself is wheelchair friendly but unfortunately we do not have wheelchair access or a path leading into to the dome. The pod is however only a gentle walk a few meters from the site entrance.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome but please contact us beforehand to discuss this possibility.

ABOUT ST IVES: St Ives offers superb sandy beaches, ideal for swimming and surfing, while for those wishing to explore further afield, there is a coastal path in both directions from the Pod to many beautiful coves, headlands and landmarks. Cape Cornwall, Lands End, Sennen Cove and St Michael’s Mount are all within easy driving distance. SPORTS Surfing Kayaking, canoeing & paddle boarding On and off road cycling Horse riding Golf within 30 minutes drive Fishing.

GREAT FOR: Walking holidays. Beach activities or relaxation. Good nightlife. Dining out. Shopping

Museums & art galleries

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  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

After redundancy Michael and Eileen decided to finally take that leap of faith and start the business they'd always dreamed of. The result is the Escape Podz - a completely new concept in holiday homes that is without doubt the number one glamping location in the country, which they designed and built themselves and both run and maintain personally.

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From the Owner

We travelled the country in the search for the perfect location to build the Pod and as soon as we visited St Ives with its many beautiful beaches, numerous restaurants, cafes, bars and galleries - and of course the world famous Tate Gallery = we knew we'd found the ideal location.

Activity and Interests


Award winning Porthminster Beach, surf favourite Porthmeor Beach, family friendly PortGwidden and dog friendly Bamalooz Beach are all within easy walking distance as well as Gwithian '3 miles of sand' beach just a short drive away.


40 minutes drive from Newquay Airport.


A 10 minute walk down into St Ives Town.

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  • Booking Notes:
    Please contact owner.

    Changeover Day:
    In peak season - May to September - changeover day is Friday; outside the peak season short breaks are available.

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Updated: 10-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The totally unique Escape Podz is situated atop of St Ives town within easy walking distance down to the main town and beaches. The Pod is set within its own private 2 acre field with ample parking and a panoramic sea view.

Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Luxury bathroom with slipper copper bathtub, power shower, waterfall taps, heated towel rail and quirky 'pod' toilet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: A queen sized double bed and twin room with two single beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden

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  • Notes on accommodation: Well behaved dogs are welcome but please contact us beforehand to request this. Outside: Massive 40 deck with seating and relaxing area and your very own hot tub. The Pod is set in its own private 2 acre exclusive field with panoramic sea view. Ample parking available. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All luxury white towels, bedding, linen, robes and slippers provided.

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