Glamp Bernice on Forty Gorgeous Acres


Entire cabin hosted by Leslie

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 3 baths
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At the edge of a wildflower meadow with mountain views, this beautifully furnished glamping tent has two queen beds and private deck. Each of our four tents has a kitchenette in the Lodge, and there is a sweet new Bath House. Enjoy wood-fired pizza and our new all natural wood hot tub. 40 acres of meadows, woods, pond, streams and trails. Nightly bonfires and star gazing, a nearby lake and rafting in the Hudson River below.

The space
We have four glamping tents, Glamp Richard, Glamp Suzanne, Glamp Bernice and Glamp Thomas which are spaciously set apart for privacy yet an easy walk to the Bath House and the Lodge where each glamping tent has its own kitchenette.

The tents have a “fly” over them so they stay remarkably cool during the day and completely waterproof. At night, zip up the canvas windows and doors, and stay cozy under handmade feather quilts. In the tent, there is an electric fireplace to take the chill off. The Lodge and Bath House are heated in the spring and fall.

The new Bath House has a women’s side with two toilets, a shower and double vanity with glass vessel sinks; ditto for the men’s side. In the nearby Lodge, there is also a lovely new bathroom with an old-fashion claw foot tub where you can enjoy a deep bath with lavender salts. We provide nice towels and soap.

In the Lodge, there are individual kitchenettes for each of our four glamping tents.
Glamp Bernice’s kitchenette is located up a short flight of stairs in the Lodge. It has a sink, one burner cooktop, coffee maker, compact refrigerator, dishes, cutting board, glasses, utensils, napkins and basics of salt, pepper, sugar. Bring your own coffee and cream. There are open shelves for you to store your groceries.

Outside are several charcoal grills and a gas grill. We provide charcoal and lighter fluid.

We spent the fall and winter of 2019 building an amazing all natural cedar hot tub. Located on one of the most beautiful spots of our land, our new Japanese wood hot tub is a delightful treat for our guests. Built within a small post and beam temple-like structure with gorgeous views of the mountains beyond and wildflowers below, our spa tub is a wonderful way to relax during your stay. $25 for an hour’s retreat of happiness.

Most nights in the summer, we offer wood fired pizza. Here’s how it works. We make and provide the dough, and guests bring their own toppings. We fire up the wood-fired pizza in the late afternoon. By six, the wood fire has died down and the oven is about 800 degrees. From six-thirty to seven-thirty, guests come to the pizza pavilion with their toppings and we help them cook their pizzas. Because the oven is so hot, the pizzas cook in about three minutes. Lots of fun! Requested donation of $8. We also have toppings if you don't wish to bring your own.

At dusk, we get the bonfire going so guests can relax in hand-built Adirondack chairs to watch the fire and the stars. There is no “light pollution” so it is an amazing experience to see thousands of stars, night clouds, moonscapes.

Our flock of chickens and ducks are fun to watch as they free range all over the property. The ducklings enjoy it when there is fresh water run into their little swimming pool --- they are so joyous when they’re in water. The ducks are sweet but shy away from people (oh no! humans!). Unlike the chickens that wander all day and come back together to the coop only to sleep, the ducks are co-dependent and stick together all the time; if one duck is separated, they all quack until they get back together. So yes, country life can be noisy with the chickens cackling and the ducks quacking!

And of course there is Sammy Dog, a lab/shepherd mix, who bounds around the property, visiting all our guests, laying down on the porch and steps waiting for people to come home. Be careful coming down the driveway because he sometimes leaps unexpectedly in front of cars all goofy and happy. He can come in and even sleep over if you want (just send us a text message so we know where he is).

Our regular cabins are set up for visiting dogs, but unfortunately we CANNOT host dogs in the tents.

The lake is three miles down the winding road …13th Lake it is called and it is just beautiful. Totally natural and quiet with no sign of civilization on its shores. The Hudson River is at the bottom of our mountain; clear beautiful water; you go tubing or rafting with the various rafting companies located right nearby.

The town of North Creek is five miles away off the main Route 28 road but it’s easy to miss so look for the 3 or 4 signs that mark the entrance to “town”. North Creek is a scenic little town with some great restaurants, a grocery store, liquor store, some shopping places and a scenic train called the Saratoga/North Creek Railroad which takes folks in antique train cars along the Hudson River.

Another great experience is nearby Garnet Hill Lodge, an historic lodge offering lunches and dinners … beautiful property, amazing views, great food. It’s located right up the road in North River. They rent mountain bikes and have all kinds of walking trails.

We now have a golf cart and are happy to bring your things to your tent for you.

Lots and lots more to do … check our online Guide Book for more suggestions!

So .... Enjoy amazing mountain day views and glorious stargazing by night ... this might be the most special vacation you’ve ever had! Quiet and tranquil … safely and privately located at the edge of our Hobby Farm where you can enjoy a beautiful tent, ducks and chickens, and sweet lab dog.

If you're looking for additional space, we have other cottages on the property as well ... Authentic Adirondack Bird Camp which has two bedrooms, Farmstand Guest House. Camp Hudsonview and our newest Camp TwoSome (each with one bedroom), all of which are listed on this site.

Where you'll sleep

2 queen beds

What this place offers

Mountain view
Lake access
Shared hot tub
Private patio or balcony
Shared backyard – Not fully fenced
Children’s books and toys
Hair dryer

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Where you’ll be

North River, New York, United States

We own 40 acres of land so it’s very private and quiet, and safe! We have open meadows to walk, woods to explore and even the road we’re on is wonderful for walking; you’ll pass by some wonderful old cemeteries and farmhouses. It's a safe scenic neighborhood .. no bears, no weird neighbors, very quiet.

Hosted by Leslie

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Through lucky circumstances, family help and years of hands on construction, I have 40 beautiful acres atop a mountain in the Adirondacks with a small cluster of buildings including my great-grandparents’ century-old Bird Camp, four glamping tents and several cabins built in the last few years. I have the honor to host vacationing guests who come to the Adirondack Mountains from all over the world, and who leave with generous notes of thanks and lovely reviews for having had the opportunity to live as I do with my children now, and as my grandparents and grandparents once did here. We treasure our farm-like setting reminiscent of an 1800’s farm with pleasant meadows, beautiful mountain views and brilliant star-filled nights, and I am grateful to my family for helping us preserve this special place. As a child, our family came here to this property for summer vacations just like the previous generations had. But owning property with multiple family members took its toll and the two camps (Bird Camp and Mullon Camp where we live) deteriorated --- no one wanted to share the costs of upkeep, taxes and improvement and soon it was only me who visited or tried to maintain things. It took 20 years but eventually I was able to buy out (or barter with ) all the other owners. About ten years ago, I moved from western Massachusetts to the mountains, put my daughters in the local school and got to work with my tools to make all the restorations and improvements. I tried a number of ways to earn a living up here (builder, real estate broker, etc), none of which panned out, but luckily I realized how many wonderful people long to visit the Adirondacks and stay in a cozy cabin. I am grateful that I’ve had fascinating professional and personal experiences. I’ve had the chance to build beautiful projects. And now I am lucky to live in an insanely beautiful wild place, and to run a small business which offers day to day interesting challenges and rewards. Most of all, I am grateful for our guests who financially make this life possible … and who bring their stories, laughter, children and love to our quiet mountain retreat. Leslie Clement
Through lucky circumstances, family help and years of hands on construction, I have 40 beautiful acres atop a mountain in the Adirondacks with a small cluster of buildings includin…


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We live on the property so we're around to make recommendations for swimming, rafting and dining. We get the nightly bonfire going, and keep the common kitchen and bathroom clean, but otherwise leave guests to enjoy themselves on their own. During the day, we're pretty busy with the mowing, firewood, painting projects and laundry, but it is pleasant to spend some time with our guests to hear about life outside the Adirondacks!
We live on the property so we're around to make recommendations for swimming, rafting and dining. We get the nightly bonfire going, and keep the common kitchen and bathroom clean,…

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House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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