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Private room in yurt

Yurt in Northwoods of MN


Yurt in Northwoods of MN

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Off grid yurt is located in the woods of northern MN near a beaver pond and has a wood stove , solar grid for lights , shower house , and out house lav. There is a cabin library right next door with a loft to accommodate one other person as needed .


Free parking on premises

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)


50 Reviews

Samantha User Profile
November 2017
We had a great time at Al & Catie's yurt! Both were very responsive and provided great hospitality. What a fun and unique experience!!
Jennifer User Profile
October 2017
The description of the property is spot on, but it's best to arrive before dark so you can see where you're driving in the woods. It's also best to use an SUV.
Courtney User Profile
September 2017
I did not end up staying at the Yurt. The accommodations were more rustic (no hot water in shower, no internet access, no phone service) than expected and did not meet the needs of business travel for me. The hosts were helpful and accommodating nonetheless.
Catie User Profile
Response from Catie:
Our directions are clear on how to arrive at our place and Courtney seemed to struggle withGPS and our given directions for some reason . Our description clearly states that there is no wi fi for lap tops in the yurt ( phone only depending on plan ) Only in our screen porch area is there wi fi and again guest please read carefully . So please do be aware before you book and then give a less then stellher review ( may be lack of reading carefully which the onus then falls on the guest ) . THIS is aYURT in the woods ! As we explicitly say on our description please think carefully before you romanticize that ... it is tent with a bed with a wood stove with an outhouse with no wifi for lap tops . Camper / rough it types should book not those needing 100% comfort at all times . We laid this out clearly on our site as we know we may be an attraction to others than camper types from metro areas who may not have a grasp of what is described well on our site . We did have a problem with our heater on Courney's stay which is true and Al fixed right away but we had expected this guest 2 hours earlier than arrival so we had problems with our rendezvous time initially which did not make things run smoothy . Please look at the 99.99 % of our reviews and if this one makes one pause we are OK with that decision as not everyone is meant to spend time in a yurt , use a showerhouse or outhouse . Those who want beauty , quiet , and something more rustic will ( and have ) LOVED their stays ... peace and beauty to all !
September 2017
Matt User Profile
September 2017
This was my first time in a yurt and enjoyed the experience. The description of the experience and amenities are spot on - if you're looking to have an experience and are okay showering in a greenhouse or using an out house, this is the place for you. They also have a variety of …
Immaculate User Profile
September 2017
This is our second time with Cate and Al and this place is as magical as it was the first time. We had a stove problem the first night and Al responded within minutes and had it fixed the next day. He apologized profusely and called to let us know it was fixed. We thoroughly enjo…
Seth User Profile
August 2017
This place has magic in it. A truly enticing and welcoming site the scene is out of a movie and the beauty of it all will not soon be forgotten. From the vibrant colors and plush textiles of the yurt to the warm cozy library and wonderful fire pit, we've returned for four summers…
Virginia User Profile
August 2017
Catie and Al's yurt retreat is a charming place to stay. The yurt bedroom is well-appointed, the greenhouse shower is a divine place to enjoy, the library is cozy and the fire pit is a great place to hang out, chatting in the woods. It was a comfortable and very memorable visit!…
Catie User Profile
Response from Catie:
Yes, we just had the comforter and pillows shams dried clean but they still look grayish ( not dirty I believe ) but I may have to go with another color scheme me thinks . Even dry-cleaning left some grey areas . Thanks for your kind comments !
August 2017

Hosted by Catie

Puposky, Minnesota, United StatesJoined in December 2014
Catie User Profile
57 Reviews
Cate is Artistic Director of the Mask and Rose Theater soon to be located on our land in Puposky . She is a retired educator having worked a long portion of that on two Indian Reservations (Gifted and Talented Director ) . She came out of retirement to serve as STEM Recruiter for…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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