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Product Attributes

  • Sustainable Design

Groovyyurts 16ft yurt package


Home, Studio

The Groovyyurts is an authentic Mongolian yurt that is an extremely efficient home developed over 3000 years ago in one of the planet’s harshest climates.

  • 200 sq ft, 16 ft diameter
  • Aerodynamic design and easy assembly
  • Groovyyurts sources from family-run Mongolian businesses
This is a winterized yurt package and includes the following:
  • A complete layer of natural felt insulation for easy heating & cooling
  • Clear vinyl dome covering
  • Extra water resistant layer
  • Canadian-made insulated flooring kit

This yurt does not include a bathroom or kitchen.

All yurt packages and materials have been selected by Groovyyurts to withstand the more humid climates of North American weather as compared to the arid Mongolian climate.

*Apart from the first yurt product photo, all other photos are shown as general examples of yurts rather than reflecting the exact size of a 16 ft yurt. Furnishings shown in photos do not come included with the yurt.

Product Details

Dimensions: 16 ft diameter

Interior: 200 sq ft

Wall height: 4.5 ft

Center height: 7 ft

Comfortably sleeps: 2 people


Outside canvas covering: 10 year “at cost” warranty – if the canvas needs to be replaced, you’ll get 30% off list price.

SIPs flooring: 1 year limited warranty

(For aficionados of traditional yurts we’ve included the Mongolian yurt part names)

Water resistant layer for optimal protection from wet weather

Insulated 3” SIPs flooring platform with a removable 6” rim

1 wood frame opening that includes a solid wood exterior door and a double French interior door with windows

1 compression ring/dome (the toono) covered on its front half with a very basic Plexiglas covering and a hole for chimney

1 clear vinyl dome covering (the urgh) for maximum natural lighting within the yurt

2 central posts (the bagaans)

4 wall sections to create the circumference of the yurt

A set of roof rafters (the huns)

Door and doorframe, dome, posts and roof rafters are hand painted with traditional Mongolian motifs.

1 cotton first liner

1 layer of white felt

1 piece of water resistant decorated canvas roof covering (the berzine)

1 bottom decorative skirt (the rayartch)

All necessary ropes

Instructional set-up manual

Because yurts are easily and efficiently heated with the use of a wood-burning stove, the dome incorporates a stove pipe hole.

While the yurt does not come with plumbing or electrical systems, you can easily add these with the help of a licensed professional.


Unlike industrial products, Groovyyurts are handmade, so measurements (diameter, sq ft, etc.) may not be precise but this will not affect assembly or the finished structure.

  • 3-4 unskilled people, half a day – including installing SIPs flooring
  • To assemble the yurt – no tools needed
  • To assemble the SIPs flooring – power drill & a long ratchet strap needed
  • When using the SIPs flooring kit that comes with the yurt, you will need to either lay a gravel ground foundation or build a post and beam support frame.
  • Once either of these is in place, you can install the SIPS flooring on top of it.
  • Weight of yurt only: approx. 660 lbs
  • Size: 70 cu. ft
  • The yurt will be transported by Groovyyurts themselves in their very own truck.
  • The materials used to make a Groovyyurt are mostly natural and are exclusively produced in Mongolia.
  • As a company, Groovyyurts emphasizes fair trade business practices, sustainable development and respect of cultural traditions in Mongolia by buying yurts and materials directly from family-run businesses. They also support and participate in rural initiatives, including a yearly tree-planting program. They plant 25 trees in Mongolia for every Groovyyurt sold.
  • Door and door frame, compression ring/dome, central posts, roof rafters and wall sections: Wood sourced from Mongolia, thoroughly dried
  • Door frame windows: plexiglass
  • Dome windows: vinyl
  • SIPs flooring: 3” pre-cut Styrofoam-insulated panels installed with tongue and groove construction, treated plywood, the footprint of the flooring matches the diameter of the yurt
  • SIPs plywood treatment: top side – Thomson Water seal; underside – Cystalex, a low VOC stain
  • First liner: Twill weaved cotton
  • Felt insulation: 100% white wool
  • Water resistance layer: Novawrap Aspire made in Canada – similar to Tyvek but a better product for yurt purposes
  • All paints on wood: non-VOC paints
  • Roof covering and skirt: Water resistant plain weaved canvas
  • Ropes: natural braided horsehair
  • With appropriate maintenance, lifespan of a yurt can be 30 years +