Little Barn Glamping Experience

Immerse yourself in a distinctive glamping adventure for adults, with our Private Little Barn at Oostema Farmstead.

Seeking a unique blend of rustic charm and modern convenience? Look no further than The Little Barn, an idyllic retreat for  outdoor enthusiasts craving the essence of camping without sacrificing comfort. With its sturdy construction, it shields you from the elements while offering a cozy, cabin-like ambiance complete with a comfortable bed and portable heater – no camping equipment necessary. Simply bring your favorite sleeping bag or bedding to complete your simple, yet cozy setup.

Your adventure is set against the breathtaking backdrop of Oostema Farmstead, sprawling across 117 acres of a working farm. Embrace the opportunity to interact with wagyu cows, chickens, a pig, and a goat, and wander through 55 acres of lush raspberry fields. And if exploration beckons, the quaint towns of Lynden and Bellingham are just a stone’s throw away, ready to enchant you with their array of specialty shops, eateries, and cafes.

 

Cozy Cabin Escape

Experience the best of both worlds at our charming retreat, where the allure of camping meets the comforts of home. Nestled within sturdy walls and beneath a reliable roof, you’re protected from the elements while enjoying that extra touch of comfort.

Just bring your camping basics and set off for a delightful escape. The area brims with activities, making it an ideal spot for those looking to relax and rejuvenate amidst nature. Our cozy haven offers an unbeatable getaway to the Farmstead.

  1. Ease into the Outdoors: No camping experience? No problem! Our retreat provides a gentle introduction to the joys of camping, with no special skills required.

  2. Pack Light: Forget the hassle of a tent or bulky gear. Here, you need only your bedding essentials. For guests traveling light or without bedding, we can provide sheets, pillows, blankets, and towels for an additional fee.

  3. Enjoy Every Season: Don’t let the calendar dictate your adventures. Our haven allows for comfortable camping at any time of year, maximizing your vacation opportunities.

  4. Comfort Assured: Return from your adventures to the warm, dry comfort of your retreat, a cozy sanctuary no matter the weather.

Don’t miss this exceptional chance for an adventure that combines outdoor fun with the cozy comforts of home. Book your stay now for a memorable experience!

Looking for a truly authentic farm-to-table experience? Look no further than our farm-fresh products! From Wagyu Beef to freshly-laid eggs, our local produce is second to none.

With our mouth-watering meats and delicious eggs, you’ll have everything you need for the most satisfying and delectable meals to cook in the comforts of the Tiny Barn.

But that’s not all. During the season, you can also take advantage of our $6 baskets and pick all your favorite herbs and organic vegetables. There’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly-picked produce, paired with our exceptional meats and eggs.

So why wait? Indulge in the simple pleasures of life and savor the taste of truly local produce straight from our farmstead to your table.

Please bring your bedding as there is a Queen bed available. The Little Barn also has a portable heater to keep you warm during colder nights, but bottled water is available. There is also a mini refrigerator to keep your meals cold or frozen.

Inside, you’ll find a memory foam queen bed, a table countertop, two bar stools, and two end tables. If you’d like additional seating, feel free to bring your own camping chair or something similar as there are no extra chairs provided in the cabin.

Yes, we are pleased to accommodate one dog.  There is an additional charge of a pet fee for each night for your furry friend.  We also kindly request your cooperation in adhering to our Doggy Rules, which can be found here.

Check-In Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Regrettably, we are unable to accommodate children on the Farmstead. As a working farm, machinery and animals create potential safety for younger people.  We have a minimum age requirement of 18 years. Your understanding in prioritizing the safety of all is greatly appreciated.

❄️Winter Updates:

❄️The outdoor shower may or may not be available, depending on how cold it is.

❄️The portable is right outside the cabin. We move it there during the winter months.

 

The outdoor shower is located by the restrooms along the barn and information stand. It is private with a door and changing area inside.

❄️Winter Updates:

❄️The outdoor shower may or may not be available, depending on how cold it is.

❄️The portable is right outside the cabin. We move it there during the winter months.

The bathroom area is by the main cattle barn. Look for this building by the cattle barn and the campground check-in stand.  You have access to a hot/cold water double sink and a shared porta-potty in high season that both benefit from a regular professional clean weekly.

❄️Winter Updates:

❄️The outdoor shower may or may not be available, depending on the cold.

❄️The portable is right outside the cabin. We move it there during the winter months.

 

The Little Barn has no water source, only a water pitcher. However, a double sink with hot water is located by the bathrooms. 

Yes, there is a picnic table, two chairs, and a fire ring.

Yes, the Little Barn has power and lights.

Yes, we offer a BBQ for you to cook up some delicious wagyu beef.

The Farmstead Hot Tub is available for all our guests use between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Campground guests can book the hot tub for their own private use for a fee. Different time slots are available, and a calendar link is provided to book a time slot. 

 You can pre-purchase your products before arrival, which is highly recommended for optimal thawing time. To shop, go here: Farmstead Store.

Please order all meats 24 hours before your arrival, so we can collect them and get them thawed out for you to cook when you arrive.   If you wish to purchase additional meats or items. Please make an appointment with Lisa, as our store is not open daily. She will gladly open the store for you, and you can browse our products. 

Yes. There is a fire ring, and wood can be purchased by clicking  here

You have complete access to all of the property, so you may take full advantage of the fields to wander through. From riding bikes to leisurely walks through the raspberry fields, it’s there for you to enjoy. For your convenience, you will find a map of the property located at the check-in station.

As for the barn, we ask that you kindly respect the barn information provided to you in The Barn Activities tab once you have booked a stay with us.

Cancellation must be made by the Lead Guest in writing.  If the reservation is canceled before the remaining balance is due, your 25% deposit will be retained but no further charges will be payable.  The full payment will be retained if the reservation is canceled after the balance payment has been made. There will be no refund. We highly recommend the Lead Guest purchase travel insurance so that if the booking has to be canceled at any time they don’t lose any monies under this policy.