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.

COLOURS

There is a wide range of exterior colours to choose from, they blend in or stand out with their surrounding environment.

Standard Top Cover in vinyl/polyester in putty and forest green, with 10 year warranty.

Standard Side Cover in 100% polyester acrylic coated material which comes in these colours: dark linen, forest green, terra cotta, toast, cranberry, indigo and teal. More colour options available.

Heavy Duty Top Cover in long life vinyl/polyester is available in tan, gray and white, with 15 years warranty.

Heavy Duty Side Cover in vinyl/polyester quality, rot free, mildew resistant and low fire risk. Comes in the colour range of beige, emerald green, terracotta, burgundy and dusky blue.

More exterior wall colours are available to enhance instant attraction to your Yurt.

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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