Today I’m really excited to share this enchanting wooden yurt with all of you, mostly because my husband and I actually stayed here last summer and can vouch for how awesome it is. I’m pretty obsessed with yurts, so getting to vacation in one was a dream come true, and this one was particularly amazing because of the history — it was built by Bill Coperthwaite in 1974, the pioneer of American yurt-building!
It’s nestled in the woods/pasture of the South of Monadnock intentional living community, and looks like something out of a storybook. The walls are all tilted out, so you walk through a funky door into the main room. My favorite part of the yurt by far is the cozy book-nook. It was the perfect spot to sit down with my morning coffee before getting ready for the day’s adventure.
You access the bedroom via ladder stairs, and it has a huge skylight for star-gazing! It was incredibly romantic and peaceful. Best of all, the hosts were incredibly kind, and supplied us with local maple syrup and farm-fresh eggs upon arrival. Can’t recommend this place enough! Book your stay on Airbnb here.
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Vacation in this Peaceful Coperthwaite Wooden Yurt
Such a storybook entrance! The other yurt is an office for the host.
The nifty door takes you inside.
First thing you see upon entering: Book nook!
Here’s the neat entryway/mudroom area.
Fully-functional kitchen area.
Full-sized stove and fridge makes it easy to cook!
I hope to stay in the winter sometime to snuggle by that wood-burning stove.
Close-up of the book nook. Best place in the yurt!
This sink is everything. I need one in my house!
Pantry. They provided us with lots of staples which was great.
The other side of the yurt where you can see the ladder to the upstairs.
Sitting and desk area.
Gate to keep you from falling down in the middle of the night.
Skylight for star-gazing!
All the windows open for a great cross-breeze.
Me, absolutely in love with this yurt!
Bathroom has a washer-dryer. Very handy!
Shower and flush toilet. Basic but all you need!
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