Description of Glamping Units
Set on a beautiful, secluded 75-acre ranch, this bell tent rental is near Indian Head Wilderness, New York, just a short drive from Germantown on the shores of the Hudson River. With rolling hills, rustic barns, and fresh eggs from the resident chickens available to buy every day, glampers will truly feel as though they have been immersed in rural New England life for the duration of their visit.
With a queen-size bed, it is ideal for a couple to enjoy a vacation and get away from it all while exploring the great outdoors. The rental also has a washbasin, and at night, there are solar lights. There is a private deck for guests to sit out on, and with east facing views, early risers can watch the sun rise over the rolling hills. There are shared outdoor bathroom facilities that feature three compost toilets and a solar shower. However, when the weather is not amenable, guests have access to an indoor bathroom.
There is also an outdoor kitchen. However, this space is well covered so guests can cook in here come rain or shine. There is also a barbecue for guests to enjoy, and on a warm summer's evening, there is a fire pit that guests can get going and then sit under the stars and enjoy these peaceful surroundings. Read More
- Fire pit
- Linens provided
- Patio furniture
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Solar lanterns
- Towels provided
The rental has been well equipped to ensure that guests enjoy a relaxing and stressfree stay. Essentials such as bed linens, towels, toiletries and shampoos, and toilet paper have all been provided. The shared outdoor kitchen has a small shared fridge, a propane stove, and a charcoal grill. There are shared compost toilets and solar showers as well. There is also free Wi-Fi.
Guests can enjoy the wonderful outdoor areas that include organic grazing pastures and an acre of organically grown vegetables and medicinal herbs. Guests can purchase fresh eggs laid by the resident chickens at the farm shop owned by the hosts. There are also cruiser bikes for guests to use, and a tube for swimming in the nearby river.
- Deck or balcony
- Fire pit
- Patio furniture
- Shared bathroom
- Shared kitchen
Location + Surroundings
Nestled in 75 acres of stunning rolling hills in the Hudson Valley, New York, this rental gives glampers a taste of rural New England life. Set on a ranch, the rental has stunning views and gives guests a secluded vacation with a sense of getting away from it all. There are acres of organic grazing pastures to explore, a flock of Icelandic sheep that live on the ranch, and even chickens that lay fresh eggs every day. Areas of stunning natural beauty such as Kaaterskill Wild Forest and Indian Head Wilderness are less than an hour away. Downtown Germantown in Columbia County is just five minutes away and sits on the shore of the Hudson River.
In Germantown, guests will find all the amenities that they could need. There are various stores, bars and restaurants, and more. The city of Albany is about an hour north of the rental. The rental is 115 miles away from the nearest international airport, which is Bradley International Airport. Read More
- Bird watching
- Cooking class
- Feeding animals
- Horseback riding
- Water sports
- Wildlife viewing
- Wine tasting
There are an abundance of outdoor activities to keep glampers busy during their stay. The hosts have various events and classes that guests can be involved in. During certain months of the year, there is a yoga retreat held on the ranch that glampers can take part in through prior arrangement. The hosts also have volunteer programs to help their ecologically friendly project grow, and guests who would like to be involved in this should contact the hosts at the time of booking.
Further afield, guests can enjoy exploring various stunning trails in the area. In the nearby Indian Head Wilderness, guests can explore the Huckleberry Point Trail, and trek up Indian Head Mountain. In Kaaterskill Wild Forest, guests can hike to the stunning Kaaterskill Falls. Bailiwick Animal Park is a fantastic place for a family day out. From spring through summer, guests can explore the animal park and get to view animals as wild as tigers and alligators. Guests can enjoy horseback riding, pony rides, and paintball all year round.
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
- You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
The rental is not suitable for children aged two years or younger.
All of the accommodations are weatherproof.
Guests must inquire with the hosts at the time of booking to confirm their policies regarding pets.
Food cannot be kept in the tent but can be left in the shared kitchen.
All fires must be put out before leaving the rental or going to sleep.
Guests should take off their shoes inside the bell tents.
In the summer months, guests should wear shoes if wandering off the main pathways to avoid poison ivy. Read More