Oak Lodge is a deluxe 4 person log cabin style holiday lodge, set in 6 acres of woodland, in a quiet lakeside location. This beautiful lodge is located close to Exeter, within striking distance of Dartmoor National Park and the glorious South Devon coastline.

Oak Lodge enjoys a lovely peaceful setting, offering some seclusion, as the main living and decking area of the lodge, along with its private hot tub, face away from other lodges within the grounds. From the decking there is a path that leads down to two fishing lakes where you can fish and there are 2 private swims provided for Oak Lodge guests, which are just 30 meters from the decking area.

Inside, this spacious holiday lodge is furnished beautifully and sleeps up to 4 very comfortably in one double bedroom and one twin bedroom - both have en suite bathrooms, one with a large ‘rain’ shower cubicle and the other with a deep freestanding bath tub. The light and airy open-plan living and dining area has a cosy solid fuel stove and a sumptuous L-shaped sofa for total relaxation in the evenings. This lodge is suitable for wheelchair users.

Located in a very popular part of South West England; enjoy stunning scenery in a peaceful setting whilst enjoying excellent fishing, cycling and countryside walks; relax in your private hot tub or take a drive to local attractions and nearby beaches - all within easy reach of this luxuriant holiday lodge.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

One king-size double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom - bath with shower attachment, W/C & wash basin.

One twin bedroom with an ensuite shower room with W/C & wash basin.


Pets are not accepted at this property.

Terms & Conditions

A 25% deposit is required on booking, balance is due 8 weeks beforehand.

Check in - 4.00pm & check out is 10.00am.

Sorry, no smoking.

Bed linen, towels & bathrobes provided.

Beds are made up for your arrival.

All heating & electricity included.

Flexible start dates - minimum stay 2 nights.

Location Information

Oak Lodge is located at South View in the Devon countryside. Only a short 3 mile drive to the City of Exeter, great for a shopping trip with a variety of pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon coastline is only 10 miles away.

There are numerous attractions in the local area, including Haldon Forest Park, Haldon Riding Stables, Exe River Cruise, Exminster Golf Club, Canonteign Falls, Powderham Castle and Crealy Adventure Park.

The property is set in 6 acres of landscaped lakes and woodland. There are three spring-fed lakes on-site providing excellent fishing.

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Optional Extras

  • Cots and highchairs available upon request.
  • Fishing is available at a small cost, payable locally at £10 per day or £5 for half a day.

Terms & Conditions

Confirmation of Booking:

Upon booking your holiday our agreement with you is a legal contract. When a booking is made a deposit is required to confirm your booking. If however you are booking within 8 weeks of your holiday, payment must be made in full when confirming your holiday. Please note your holiday is not confirmed until you have received written confirmation from South view Lodges and we reserve the right to refuse any booking before we have issued the written holiday confirmation form.
Your booking is made as a consumer and you agree neither the company nor owner will accept liability for expenses, costs, losses, claims or other sums that relate to any business however so suffered or incurred by you. You must be over 18 years of age at the time of making your booking.
As soon as you receive the written holiday confirmation form, you must check it carefully. Any errors or omissions must be reported to us immediately.

Balance Payment:

Upon receipt of confirmation a balance due date will be indicated on this document. This can be paid over the phone using a credit/debit card or by cheque ("south view lodges"). Non payment of the final balance prior to the stated due by date will result in the cancellation of the holiday and forfeit of any deposits paid.


"Cancellation" means that the property will not be occupied by any members of your party.

Cancellation by You:

If your holiday is cancelled earlier than eight weeks before the arrival date of the holiday you will be refunded any monies which have been paid towards the holiday, excluding the deposit, within six weeks prior to the holiday you will only be refunded any monies paid toward the holiday (excluding the deposit) if the property can be relet. We shall seek to relet the property at the best possible price but not necessarily at the advertised price. If successful, we will normally return the balance to you within 14 days of the original arrival date. If we are unsuccessful in reletting the property NO monies will be refunded to you.

Cancellation by Us:

In the unlikely event that your holiday becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond our control we will offer a refund ANY monies paid towards the holiday.


Your accommodation will be ready for you from 4.00pm on the day of your arrival, unless otherwise agreed in advance. Please do not arrive earlier as your accommodation will not be ready.


You should vacate your accommodation by 10am on the morning of your departure. To assist our cleaners, we ask that you leave the property in a clean and tidy condition.


During your holiday the group size should not exceed the maximum number of people the property will sleep according to the details provided for each individual property. If the group size does exceed the maximum number which the property can sleep, then you can be made to leave the property before the end of your holiday. If this does occur then your holiday will be treated as cancelled by you, and you will not be entitled to a refund of monies or compensation. We retain the right to gain access to any property at any time to complete any tasks which we consider necessary. If at anytime you wish to extend your holiday this must be done through our office; however we make no guarantee that the accommodation will be available for any period.

Care of Accommodation:

Our accommodations are all lovingly cared for and as a result we ask you to treat the accommodation with respect and leave it tidy. Please report any damage to our office prior to your departure in order for it to be fixed/replaced before the arrival of the next guests. Damage/breakage caused by neglect may be charged for; in these cases we will contact you within 72 hours of your departure. Note that we do not normally charge for minor breakages (i.e. glassware, crockery, etc.) provided that they have been reported to us.


Pets are only allowed in Kingfisher Lodge and Willow Lodge.


If upon arrival or anytime during you holiday you have any problems or difficulties with your accommodation we must be contacted immediately so that, if possible, appropriate action can be taken during you stay. No complaints will be considered after the completion of your holiday unless they were raised when they arose. While we will make every effort to attend to repairs to properties/furniture/equipment/facilities which may be faulty or fail during your holiday no guarantees will be given and no refunds will be granted should any breakdown occur which cannot be immediately rectified.


We do not accept liability for damage, loss or injury unless caused by proven negligent act or omission of ourselves, our employees or contractors, whilst acting in the course of their employment. This includes loss or damage to vehicles and their contents, and to the personal possessions you bring with you.


Southview lodges reserve the right to forthwith terminate any letting in the event that the holiday maker or any part of the holiday makers party cause deliberate or negligent damage to the property being let, behaves in such a way to cause or constitute a nuisance to neighbours or have more people staying in the property that previously stated at the time of booking. In such cases the hirer shall remain liable for the cost of any damage or outstanding rental and shall not be entitled to a refund.

Refundable Security Deposits:

We require a good housekeeping deposit, which is added to the cost of your holiday. This will be returned to you if your accommodation is left in satisfactory condition, within 14 days of your departure. In the event that your accommodation is left in a less than satisfactory condition your good housekeeping/security deposit will not be returned.

Property Information:

We endeavour to ensure the information we provide is correct, Southview lodges cannot accept any responsibility for any inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information provided either orally or written about any property, its facilities, and or services except in cases of negligence.

Force Majeure:

Compensation payments will not apply where we cannot fulfil our obligations due to circumstances beyond our control. This would mean any event we or the owners cannot foresee with all due care; i.e. riots, war or threat of war, terrorist activity, civil strife, natural or nuclear disaster, industrial dispute, adverse weather conditions, fire epidemic or health risk and similar factors beyond our control.

Check in times are strictly after 4pm, if you arrive earlier we cannot guarantee that the lodge or the hot tub will be ready, in some circumstance the hot tub may not be up to temperature until 10pm, this is rare, we try our very best to have them up to temp by 7pm, sometimes there are factors beyond our control
South view lodges issue a full set of terms re the hot tub and these must be adhered to, we cannot accept any responsibility for any accidents that happen if you do not follow our terms.
We are a very peaceful and quiet location, if we feel that guests are making too much noise outside, whether music or loud talking/shouting then we will ask you be quiet out of respect for other guests on site and nature.
If this carries on we reserve the right to ask you to leave.

Property Features

  • Single storey lodge situtated in woodland overlooking a lake in a peaceful setting.
  • Large open plan kitchen, living & dining area.
  • Cosy wood burning stove. Wood for the stove is provided for you.
  • Comfortable large L-shaped sofa & a coffee table.
  • A selection of local art decorates the walls.
  • Flatscreen Freeview Smart TV/DVD player.
  • Patio doors opening out onto a spacious decking area with private hot tub & rattan furniture.
  • Dining table with seating for 4.
  • Fully equipped kitchen - including an oven, hob, dishwasher, washer-dryer, microwave, fridge/freezer & coffee machine.
  • Kitchens are fully stocked with all of the equipment & utensils.
  • One king-size double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom - bath with shower attachment, W/C & wash basin.
  • One twin bedroom with an ensuite shower room with W/C & wash basin.
  • Allocated parking.
  • From the decking there is a path that will take you down to the lakes to fish. There are 2 private swims for Oak lodge guests which are 30 meters from the decking area.
  • Bed linen, towels & bathrobes provided.
  • Beds are made up for your arrival.
  • All heating & electricity included.
  • Cot & highchair available.
  • WIFI.

Local Fishing Information

South View Fishing

Important Information

  • Fishing available on-site at a small charge of £10 per person per day.
  • Closest Bait & Angling Shop - Exeter Angling (3 miles).
  • The variety of fish at South View include: carp, roach, rudd, perch and bream.
  • The size of carp in the lakes range from 10lb and 32lb.
  • There are two beautiful fishing lakes to choose from: Willow Lake and Heron Lake.
  • Fishing Rules - No bread. Barbless hooks only. Mats/cradle & net provided by owners.

Local Attractions

Horse Riding on Dartmoor

Local Supermarkets - Tesco Express is a 10 minute drive from the lodges, Lidl is a 15 minute drive.

Local Pubs/Restaurants/Takeaway - There are 3 pubs and a chinese restaurant and takeaway within 4 miles of the lodges.

Exeter - Only 3 miles away, Exeter offers history, culture, shopping, restaurants, bars, pubs and nightlife.

Beaches - Only 10 miles from the South Devon Coastline.

Dartmoor National Park - Just 10 miles away, Dartmoor National Park- the largest, wildest area of open country in Southern England, with free-roaming ponies.

Haldon Forest Park - Cycle trails, walks, play areas.

Haldon Riding Stables - Small, friendly stables catering to novice and experienced riders.

Exe River Cruise - Boat trips on the River Exe and Jurassic Coast.

Exminster Golf Club - A 9 hole, 18 tee golf course.

Crealy Adventure Park - A great family theme park.

Canonteign Falls - Sightseeing, beautiful scenic walks, lakes and wildlife.

Powderham Castle - A 600 year old manor house.

Paignton Zoo - Features over 2000 animals and a jungle express train.

Killerton House - An 18th Century National Trust House with landscaped gardens.

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