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Meadow Campsite - Freija Stargazing Sanctuary

4.94(53)SuperhostDesboro, Ontario, Canada
Campsite hosted by Valentine
4 guests1 bed1 bath
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You’ll have the campsite to yourself.
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Enjoy this private 100-acre bird, wildlife, and stargazing sanctuary bordering a 350-acre conservation area. Endless maintained trails on varying terrain both on property and adjacent forest.

Your secluded camping spot is open to the sky, located in the middle of an old-growth maple and cedar forest. Bring your friends and spend time birdwatching, playing music, making art, taking photos, canoeing on the pond. Enjoy Canadian and Ontario nature in its purest, most magical form.

The space
Explore some of the most breathtaking old-growth hardwood and cedar forest in Ontario. Red pine, cedar, jack pine, untouched Canadian wilderness and stunning fall foliage. Deer, porcupine, foxes, blue jays, cardinals, chipmunks, hummingbirds, heron.

Your spot is located in the middle of a large forest meadow, surrounded by tall maples and cedars. Features a raised solid wood camping platform a picnic table for 6, a small portable propane BBQ, bug screen/outdoor living room for hanging out during the day, fire ring and a comfortable outdoor composting toilet.

We encourage you to bring own tents, sleeping bags and camping gear, however, tents and an array of all-seasonal camping equipment, as well as snowshoes for a large group can be rented if needed at an additional rate.

Two clear ponds are a 10-minute walk away from the campsite and are great for swimming during the summer months. Access to the ponds is shared with campers staying at our "Cedar Campsite" and "Forest Loft" also available on AirBnB.

A couple or a group of good friends can stay comfortably here with an ample supply of fresh well water and hardwood firewood harvested on the property and provided by the hosts. See our "Cedar Campsite" and "Forest Loft" listings on AirBnB if you'd like to add more guests to your stay.

Pets are welcome, but watch out for porcupines at night! Follow iamfreija on Instagram for latest updates and more photos.

Guest access
Access 450 acres of varied old-growth Ontario forest and pond on property. Private trails and secluded natural environment. Enjoy our beautiful (but cold) ponds on a provided canoe. Visit our farm pets for maximum cuddles (if they are up for it).

Other things to note
Easy 10 minute walk to camping spot from parking lot (500 m). Composting toilet box provided (outdoors, but comfortable). Firewood for length of stay. Canoe and pond access. Small BBQ and propane. Hammock. Solar light.
Enjoy this private 100-acre bird, wildlife, and stargazing sanctuary bordering a 350-acre conservation area. Endless maintained trails on varying terrain both on property and adjacent forest.

Your secluded camping spot is open to the sky, located in the middle of an old-growth maple and cedar forest. Bring your friends and spend time birdwatching, playing music, making art, taking photos, canoeing on the p…
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Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 hammock

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Free street parking
Private entrance
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
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Desboro, Ontario, Canada

Explore the beautiful and historical West Grey county. Historical sites and towns, mills, waterfalls, local and seasonal organic produce, antique shops, crafts, canoe and hiking trails and farms, Amish neighbourhood, local baking, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling.

Area offers unparalleled stargazing opportunities as one of darkest Ontario regions, especially in colder months of the year.

Located 1.5 hours from the Tobermory and the world-famous Grotto, and 1 hour away from Collingwood (Blue Mountain) location offers plenty of great opportunities for day trips.
Explore the beautiful and historical West Grey county. Historical sites and towns, mills, waterfalls, local and seasonal organic produce, antique shops, crafts, canoe and hiking trails and farms, Amish neighbou…

Hosted by Valentine

Joined in February 2015
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Designer, armchair futurist, an avid traveller, PADI-certified diver, organic gardener and photographer.
Co-hosts
  • Ghazal
During your stay
Hosts available as needed on other side of property to provide water, firewood, assistance and friendly advice, otherwise you are on your own to enjoy the forest.
Valentine is a Superhost
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  • Languages: English, Русский, Українська
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with smart lock
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
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