A proposed commercialon 21.7 acres owned by a couple in ‘s Bar Harbor would feature yurts, according to a report.
The couple, Joshua and Kaitlin Hodgkins explained during the‘s review last week that Evergreen Yurts involves the creation of eight one-bedroom yurts that include bathrooms. They also proposed a common facility with laundry, amenities, and associated access enhancements.
The area of the project would be around five acres in a rural part of Salisbury Cove.
Theis wooded and includes roads that could pave the way for new access roads. The access to the would be through an existing driveway, which will be upgraded to standards for private roads. A one-way loop road would serve the yurts and connect to an upgraded driveway.
Two private wells and an on-septic system would serve the .
Kaitlin Hodgkins plans toout the yurts on a seasonal basis. The yurts would be equipped with plumbing for kitchen and bathroom use. The interiors would be open concept.
The applicants also proposed a small area for a common fire pit as well as, trash receptacles, parking spots, and lights.
However,members expressed concern regarding preserving the footpaths near Creek. They said that the should be surveyed and memorialized.
The board also requested a buffering plan for a part of the area not protected by the existing trees. The board set a
This story originally appeared on Mainebiz.