Pet-Friendly Countryside Yurt in Scenic Waterville, Upstate New York

Waterville, New York (United States)
Yurts
1 unit
3 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

The fashionable, 16-foot yurt includes a new, state-of-the-art Rinnai Energysaver direct vent wall furnace. It has one queen-sized futon and one twin-sized bed/chair. All bed linens are provided, but guests must bring their own towels. The yurt can accommodate up to three guests and is perfect for a couple or a small family.

Inside the yurt, guests will find everything they would need for their time in the wilderness. There is a small kitchen with a microwave, a toaster, a coffeemaker, a two-burner electric stove (no oven), and a small refrigerator with a smaller freezer. The yurt has plenty of small windows, a screen door, running water, a toilet, a shower, and a giant bubble dome on top to open for ventilation. Visitors are able to drive right up to the yurt, so it is very accessible in any weather conditions. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Bathroom
  • Cell service
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Tea kettle
  • Fire pit
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • Fan
  • Kitchen equipment

The yurt is supplied with all of the basic items one may need during a nature retreat. The kitchen comes prepared with pots, pans, a microwave, a coffeemaker, running water, and a small fridge to place leftover, homemade cooking. Right outside the yurt is a 12-by-12 foot area with chairs for lounging. This can be combined with the charcoal grill and fire pit. There is no better location to have a cook-out during the day and to search for shooting stars at night.

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Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Kayak/Canoe rental

The hosts will greet guests, give them a key, and show them around the accommodation, and they will be available at any time via phone and text. They will also be around on site site, if needed.

Location + Surroundings

Glampers can meander around their very own 80-acre estate and explore the rolling hills, endless hiking trails, farmland, forests, and fields. The yurt is conveniently located in its very own countryside where guests are free to explore as they please. Located 10 minutes to the center of the Village of Waterville, known for its family of outlaws in the mid 19th century. Just down the road from Route 20 and 12, it is only 10 miles to the Village of Hamilton, upstate New York, home of Colgate Univeristy. The Charles E. Baker State Forest is a 30-minute drive and is home to multiple outdoor recreations. Also to the south is the Beaver Creek State Forest and the Brookfield Rail Road State Forest, both are a pleasant 10-minute drive to perfect locations to breathe in the crisp mountain air. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing on-site
  • Winter sports

Recreational activities include canoeing and fishing in the nearby Sangerfield River, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The Charles E. Baker State Forest, which is a continuous unit of state land that encompasses 9,414 acres, is a great place to try these activities. Also worth the drive to the south are the Beaver Creek State Forest and the Brookfield Railroad State Forest that are home to any number of outdoor excursions. The village of Waterville, which was the birthplace of George Eastman, the founder of the Kodak Company, has a number of small shops for souvenir-seekers.

This estate located near the Nine Mile Swamp is where the outlaws of the legendary Loomis Gang had their homestead. This family of outlaws terrorized the American countryside and grew to be one of the largest family gangs in America throughout the 19th century. Guests can learn more about this piece of history and get a great background for a few ghost stories.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Glampers and their well-behaved dogs can visit this luxury accommodation throughout the year. Cats cannot be accommodated. If guests' dogs like to lounge on furniture, they must bring blankets to protect it. Guests must also bring their own towels.

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