What a gem of a get-away spot! James and I travel for mini-vacations a lot, and this location was unexpected in our search for something rustic, t...
What a gem of a get-away spot! James and I travel for mini-vacations a lot, and this location was unexpect...
Modern Countryside Yurt Rental in Waterville, Upstate New YorkWaterville, New York (United States) view map
Description of Glamping Units
The fashionable, 16-foot yurt in Waterville, Upstate New York, includes a new, state-of-the-art Rinnai Energysaver direct vent wall furnace. It has one queen-sized futon and one twin-size 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
- Board games
- Cell service
- Fire pit
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Private bathroom
- Queen-size bed
- Radio/Stereo system
- Running water
- Sofa bed/Futon
- Tea kettle
The yurt is supplied with all of the basic items one could possibly need. The kitchen comes prepared with everything from pots, pans, microwave, coffee maker, running water, and a mall fridge. Right outside the yurt is a 12 X 12 foot sun/shade area with plenty of chairs for lounging. Combined with the charcoal grill and fire pit, there is no better location for glampers to have their very own cook out during the day and to search for shooting stars at night.
- 24-hour management
- Deck or balcony
- Fire pit
- Patio furniture
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
Personal Guide Service is available upon request with the hosts.
Water, a semi-private shower and toilet facilities are located inside the yurt.
- Bird watching
Guests will have numerous outdoor activities to partake in throughout their stay. There are multiple chances for canoeing and fishing throughout the estate, especially at Sangerfield River in the NIne Mile Swamp. At the Charles E. Baker State Forest (one of the largest portions of public lands New York has to offer at 9,424 acres) guests can do any number of outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, skiing, snowmobiling, or more tranquil activities like birdwatching, and photography.
In the South lies the Beaver Creek State Forest and the Brookfield Rail Road State Forest that is also home to any number of outdoor excursions. The Village of Waterville, birth place of George Eastman-founder of the Kodak Comapny, has a number of small shops for souvenir seekers. The estate is located near the Nine Mile Swamp, 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 provides a great background for a few ghost stories.
With such a vast a diverse landscape, glampers can explore the rugged terrains, wildlife watch, hike, or simply relax and take in the sublime views.
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
There is a $150 damage deposit that will be held on the guest's card at the time of confirmation. This will released back to the guest 3 days after check out pending no damages.
Smoking is not permitted.
Dogs are allowed on site, but glampers are asked to leave their cats at home.