Ursabear Stargazing Cabin

Named after the Ursa Major constellation in the northern sky, which symbolises the Great Bear.

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Our Hobbit small wood burning stove has been installed in this beautiful stargazing hut, which recently featured on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces on Channel 4! You can click here to follow the journey of how this enchanting cabin was hand-built by the owner, Val Reynolds, and Oli from @withbearhands!

This stunning log cabin sits on the edge of Exmoor National Park, which is actually the first designated Dark Sky Reserve in Europe! Our small wood burning stove attracts visitors all-year-round, as their guests are guaranteed to stay warm and cosy throughout the year.

Thanks to the inventive design of the cabin, you can still sit, eat and bathe outdoors even when it’s raining! The outside areas resemble a whimsical fairy realm, whereas the interior of the cabin has a hugely inviting log-cabin-feel to it. Our Hobbit stove sits proudly between these two areas, providing this magical space with plenty of warmth and charm during your stay. Our small wood burner sits on a beautiful stone hearth, and there’s also a nifty little storage area right beneath the stove so that you always have logs to hand!

📸 Photography by @owen_photographer_pembs. Make sure you checkout his work here!

The cabin is thoughtfully decorated with unique artwork and objects that the owner has collected on her travels. On a warm sunny evening, you can sit outside on the lovely oak barrel chairs around the firepit. There’s also plenty of locations close-by for a walk in the day, or you could even go kayaking on Wimbleball Lake!

At night, you can make use of the giant telescope that’s located on the decking of the cabin. If it gets a bit cold, you can hop back inside and look at the stars through the window that’s directly above the bed, whilst the owls hoot you to sleep.

If you’re wondering how you might be able to incorporate one of our stoves into the design of your cabin, then make sure you check out the two log cabin installation kits that we’ve designed! We also offer a bespoke flue consultancy service free of charge, so if you have any questions about how to install one of our stoves, then please feel free to contact us! You can also browse our range of case studies to see how other people have incorporated our tiny wood stove into the design of their project.

Lastly, make sure you head to the @ursabear_cabin Instagram account if you have any enquiries, and to book your stay today!

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Our Hobbit Stove Has Been Fitted!

"We had a Hobbit stove fitted this week by Alex Reay from Flues and Fires, and I just wanted to get in touch to say it is AMAZING and we love it! We have a lovely cast iron tiled fireplace which I was desperate not to lose when we installed a small wood burning stove, but until I found the Hobbit on Google, everyone told me it would be impossible to keep the fire surround. The Hobbit is perfect - not only does it fit very snugly, but it looks fantastic and the blue door complements the tiles very nicely. We are sitting enjoying a fire now and absolutely loving it! Thanks for creating such an amazing product."

Nicola Williams

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The Best Stove Ever!

"It’s the best stove ever! It’s easy to light, very efficient, burns anthracite and stays in overnight (ours has been in for three weeks now). It even keeps a kettle of water at the ready for a cuppa! What more can I say, we love it! Just the thing to make our Yorkshire home cosy, and the cat loves it too!"

Lynn and Andrew, West Yorkshire

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First Small Stove Installation

Was looking for a small stove for my first self-install. Found Mark very helpful. Knowledgeable, friendly service. Stove burns well and generates lots more heat than the previous open fire. What is not to like?


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A Huge Thank You!

"Dear Mark and Gill, a huge thank you for designing and making the Hobbit stove! We had two different London-based fireplace companies tell us that we simply had to knock out the old cast iron and tile fireplace to fit in a woodburning stove, and that there was no other option! Then we found you online. We are delighted with our little Hobbit, which swallows up logs and kicks out a good amount of heat. Perfect for the winter! I will also be writing to the London-based fireplace companies to put the Hobbit on their radar. Best wishes."


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Delighted With Our Hobbit Stove!

"Mark, Gill, thank you for your assistance, we are delighted with our Hobbit! I fired it up this evening after taking all afternoon making a register plate to fit the opening."


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It's Brilliant!

"Hi Mark, here's a photo of the Hobbit installed in my Yorkist grate. It’s brilliant! It also throws out a lot more heat than the grate did."

Roger T

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Just to Say Thank You!

"I just had a chat with Gill saying how delighted we are with our little Hobbit stove, and to also thank you both for your attention to detail and excellent customer service!"


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The Little Hobbit Has Stepped Up To The Challenge!

"We just wanted to say how impressed and how much of a life saver our little Hobbit has been! It was fitted a few months ago in our holiday home in Rhu, Scotland, which is a large open plan conversion in a Victorian house. This weekend our boiler decided it was not going to play ball. The little Hobbit has stepped up to the challenge, providing heat to a very large area, about twenty eight foot by twenty four foot with a high ceiling of about eighteen foot, keeping the room reasonably warm, warm enough for us not to use cardigans!”

Alan W

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Very Pleased With Our Hobbit!

"We are very pleased with the stove and think it looks great! We restored our fireplace (it was hidden under plaster!) and the whole look is better than we hoped!"


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Absolutely Delighted!

"Just had our Hobbit SE installed in our Victorian fireplace and we are absolutely delighted with the end result. We felt passionate about preserving our lovely fireplace!"


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Our Pride And Joy!

"What a fantastic fireplace with the beautiful Hobbit stove. It fits perfectly into the small space and throws out a lot of heat. Here's a photo of our little stove, now our pride and joy and much admired by all who see and feel the warmth."

Chris and C

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"Just to bid you all a Happy New Year and to say how much we’re enjoying having our Hobbit stove! It was easy to fit with the help of your excellent ‘how to’ videos and we’re just awaiting our inspection by building control for the certification. The Hobbit has fitted neatly into the hearth vacated by the old gas back boiler (with a little cosmetic rendering) and never ceases to surprise us how much heat it can deliver to the point that the new condenser boiler is having an easy life, thereby saving us on gas bills too! Everyone loves having a ‘real fire’ in the living room."

Philip Baird

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A Brilliant Little Wood Burner!

"The stove we bought from you is really starting to come into its own as the weather cools down. Here is a photo showing how much one of our dogs is enjoying it!"

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Brilliant Product!

"Just wanted to share a picture of our newly installed Hobbit. Absolutely delighted with it, and so pleased we were able to retain our existing fireplace as well. Brilliant product, thank you!"



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