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The Pod

This self-catering accommodation is a wonderful place to stay. This eco-lodge is built from recycled and sustainable materials. There is 10cm of insulation materials in the floor, walls and ceiling! It also has heat retaining double glazed windows and doors, keeping your accommodation cosy in the winter months and cool in the summer!….and also quiet! It also has underfloor heating for those colder months!

The accommodation is 42ft long by 12ft wide. Within it, there is a double bedroom, bunk room (suitable for children), a fully equipped bathroom, well appointed kitchen and living area. Just outside the lounge area is a deck area to eat and live al fresco.

If you have canoes or paddle boards you are more than welcome to bring them down!

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The Deck

You step from the pontoon onto the deck area of the Pod. Here you will find out door seating and table, perfect for enjoying the evening sun, watching life go past on the River Hamble.
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Around the glass dining table, there are four comfortable chairs. The Pod is equipped with crockery and glassware, enough for any dining event, for 4 people. 


The lounge has a comfortable 2 person sofa, leather armchair and a footstool with storage. There is a cupboard stocked with games and pamphlets of local takeaways and places of interest. By the sofa there is also mains plugs with a USB charging point.

This area also has the thermostat for the underfloor heating, cozy for the cooler nights.


The master bedroom has a king sized bed, with bedside cabinets and lights. There is underbed storage and a convenient space saving rail for hanging your clothes.

There is also a remote controlled 24″ TV, and useful mains sockets with USB charging points.

Next door is the bunk room. The bunk beds are most suitable for children, but they are 3ft wide so they can accommodate adults if required.

Staying on the river is a unique experience. Let yourself be gently rocked to sleep by the calming movement of the river as it ebbs and flows.


The kitchen is fully equipped with sink, hot and cold water, a microwave, coffee machine, kettle, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. There is an induction hob and an oven. It is fully stocked with cookware for you to be able to prepare meals  as required. There is also a washing machine if you are here for a longer stay.


The bathroom, situated opposite the bunk room, makes excellent use of space.  The eco-toilet uses the Klargester system tank to process waste. The sink with hot and cold water has a cupboard underneath to store toiletries. A full size shower completes the bathroom.


The Pod has 2 televisions aboard so you can settle down to a quiet evening in, if not venturing out to one of the many pubs or restaurants in the area  There is a digital antenna so you can watch your favourite terrestrial TV stations, or stream your favourite content via the internet.

The Pod has mains water and electricity. As this is on a “boat” there is a limited supply of hot water, so no lingering! Waste water is processed by a unique Klagester system. Dirty water is treated and sanitised before then going back into the river. 

The boatyard has plenty of parking and 2 spaces are reserved for you. It has full security systems to ensure your peace of mind.


And for those little extras....

If you are booking the accommodation for honeymoon, wedding or romantic weekend stays we can also arrange the pod to be dressed with flowers and furnishings to suit. Just let us know!