Alternative Housing

Standard Features

Yurt DiagramLATTICE WALL

Expandable, clear, kiln dried, Douglas Fir lattice, finished with a wood penetrating oil: assembled with aluminum ‘pop’ rivets.

Standard height is 6’ (1.83m); optional tall wall approx. 7’ (2.13m).

RAFTERS

High quality, structural grade Douglas Fir, sanded and finished with a wood penetrating oil; hardened steel pins are inserted in ends which fit into holes in center ring.

CENTRE RING

Beautiful laminated Douglas Fir compression ring finished with a wood penetrating oil; through-bolted for additional strength.

DOOR & FRAME

Beautiful solid wood door with insert cedar panels, comes pre-hung in a frame laminated for extra strength. Includes solid brass hinges and quality lockset with lifetime warranty. Standard door height is 67” (1.7m), optional tall height is 76” (1.9m).

DOME

Durable, low maintenance, ¼” (6mm) clear acrylic dome. Optional opener available for extra ventilation.

TENSION CABLE

3/16” (4.5mm) with 4200lb (1900kg) breaking strength for 12’ (3.7m), 14’ (4.3m), and 16’ (4.9m) diameter Yurts.

¼” (6mm) aircraft quality galvanized steel, 7000lb (3175kg) breaking strength for 20’ (6.1m), 24’ (7.3m), 30’ (9.1m) diameter Yurts.

WINDOWS

Two large windows (54” x 45”) is 137cm x 114cm. Made of clear vinyl, framed in high UV resistant 2” wide (5cm) marine quality velcro. Windows include zippered weather flaps and sewn-in screens.

TOP COVER

Standard top cover comes with 10 year warranty. This flame retardant vinyl laminate provides excellent durability, low maintenance and protection from the elements. Overhead top seams are electronically bonded together instead of being machine sewn and are impervious to moisture. Our optional heavy duty top cover has a material manufacturer’s warranty of 15 years.

SIDE COVER

Standard side cover is an acrylic 100% polyester fabric that provides exceptional strength, durability and low maintenance; easy clip-on design.

DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS

Detailed instructions for setting up are included.

SIZES AVAILABLE


Size diameter Floor size square Height at Center Approx. shipping weight
Feet Metric Feet Metric Feet Metric Lb Kg
12' 3.7 m 115' 10.7 sq m 8' 2.45 m 750 lb 340 kg
14' 4.3 m 155' 14.4 sq m 8'9" 2.70 m 850 lb 385 kg
16' 4.9 m 200' 18.6 sq m 9'3" 2.82 m 950 lb 431 kg
20' 6.1 m 314' 29.2 sq m 10' 3.05 m 1350 lb 612 kg
24' 7.3 m 452' 42.0 sq m 11'6" 3.50 m 1700 lb 771 kg
30' 9.1 m 706' 65.6 sq m 13' 3.96 m 2200 lb 998 kg

Platform/floor not included.

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ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

Additional options for the Dome, Roofing, Walls & Side Cover, Windows, Doors, Weather Protection and Heating are also available.

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COMMON QUESTIONS

We’ve been receiving quite a few enquiries about our Yurts lately so we’ve put a page together with the most common questions people ask us.

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HOW TO ORDER

Yurts can be ordered in 6 sizes and are available in many colours. Size and colour options are available on this page along with contact details for Yurt New Zealand.

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