Yurt by River Wreake

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Yurt hosted by John

  1. 5 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 5 beds
  4. 1.5 baths
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This is a delightful ( 17' diameter) yurt made using lovely steam bent ash staves. It is situated in our large ( 2.5 acre) garden by the River Wreake where we have canoes available for you to use. It has a king sized bed , a pair of very large camping bunks and a single folding foam bed. Just behind the yurt is a wooden composting toilet, and a small electric shower room.

The space
Situated close to the quiet River Wreake, where we have canoes available for you to use. It lovely and spacious and currently set up to sleep 5 . The King sized bed is really comfortable and the wood burner keeps it cosy. There are two large camping bunk beds which can be separated if preferred. There also is a travel cot available. We have 2 other home-built cabins on the site,so larger families or groups can rent them together. There is also a Tiny House Trailer. These are all listed on Airbnb.
We have lots of wildlife including otters (which you probably won't see) and kingfishers (which you probably will see) . There is also a tree house which has a stair case..and a door at the bottom which we ask guests to keep bolted so parents can decide if their children are allowed up..there are bikes, toy tractors and a home built play fort with slide and swings..oh and a big grass are for ball games. I run canoe building holidays here too.
There are buoyancy aids available, and these must be worn by any children going down to the river or on the canoes.
In addition to the Yurt we have two home made cabins ( both very different) and a Tiny House Trailer, so depending on the date of your visit, you might well encounter other guests, although we have 2.5 acres here, so plenty of space.

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What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Washer
Dryer
Backyard
Indoor fireplace
Crib
Pack ’n play/Travel crib
Children’s books and toys

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Where you’ll be

Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

We are located in an area of particularly attractive countryside with walks in the meadows near the river .There are several nice pubs serving great meals and a delicatessen cafe ,all within a mile or so.

Hosted by John

  1. Joined in July 2013
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Hi, we are John and Carole from Brooksby in Leicestershire in the very middle of England. We have 4 children and three grandchildren. We live by a quiet river, and love hosting visitors in our two home built cabins. We first discovered Airbnb has guests in Corfu, and have since been Airbnb guests in Paris, Turin and Hay on Wye. John runs canoe building holidays here. You may well see canoe building going on during your stay. "Seize the day" "Follow the evidence wherever it leads" "if you look for a happy person you will find them building a boat"
Hi, we are John and Carole from Brooksby in Leicestershire in the very middle of England. We have 4 children and three grandchildren. We live by a quiet river, and love hosting vis…

During your stay

Our house is a former Victorian railway station which is Grade 2 listed, and we live on site. We are available if you need us and we welcome ideas and suggestions. However you will generally be left in peace.

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No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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