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Ok, so the idea of “glamping” is nothing new. There are places all over the country and world where you can shack up in a luxurious tent for a few nights and have pretty much all the amenities of a five-star hotel room. But, what if you don’t want to go to one of those destinations to experience the high-end camping life? Well, you’re in luck. One company will set up a glamping tent for you anywhere in the United States.
Glampique is a new company that “sells fully furnished glamorous camping tents, delivered and set up anywhere in America for $20,000.” The founder, David Levine, got the idea for the business after spending the last five years setting up glamping hotels and pop-ups across the country. “I spoke with people who wanted a glamping tent in their backyard or at their hotel but weren’t sure where to start,” he told Inside Hook. “I wanted to make it easy.”
Now, anyone—an individual or business—can design a tent with the Glampique team, and the company will take care of the delivery, set-up, and furnishing. And, depending on the details, the luxury accommodations will cost $20,000 to $100,000. What do you get for that steep price tag?
According to the website, the tents feature 10-foot vaulted ceilings, five extra-large windows, decor by top designers, and an oversized entrance to give you views of nature from bed. In terms of furniture, you’ll get a “king-sized bed with a memory foam mattress, solid ash wood, and steel dressers, velvet and steel couch, polished brass tables, velvet and steel ottomans.” They’ve even taken care of the tiny details like bedding, a Simple Human garbage can, cell phone charger, battery-powered light, mirror, clock, fire extinguisher, and a flashlight. It also comes standard with a waterproof sewn-in floor, although the deck is sold separately for $3000.
While it might seem like a high price to pay for a backyard escape, the company argues it’s cheaper than a cabin or vintage trailer. Plus, you could use the space to make vacation rental income. “We believe in savoring life’s magical moments and relationships,” reads the website. “Our wish is that your Glampique Furnished Tent will help you connect with nature, spend quality time with loved ones and create lifelong memories.”