People around the world live in, play in and enjoy tree houses. Although commonly viewed as a retreat for children, adults are turning to the trees for a little solitude, too. This Web guide helps you find the inspiration and know-how for constructing a tree house for kids or adults. (And you don’t have to be the Swiss Family Robinson to do it.)
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Tree houses aren’t just for children anymore. For many adults, they’re a trendy way to obtain a little peace and quiet outside the home, or even entertain guests. If you’re wondering whether a tree house is right for you, the Web sites in this section may help.
- Many tree house builders are also experts in turning visions of tree houses into reality. A simple search for “tree house builders” in your favorite search engine may turn up someone who can help you create your perfect outdoor retreat.
To understand the appeal of adult tree houses …
tells the story of a couple who moved to Alaska and built a tree house as their primary residence.
The Los Angeles Times
features several people who use a tree house as a home office, library or even a guesthouse. If you don’t want to build your own, look for links at the end of the article to tree houses available for rent around the country.
For photos of adult tree houses …
features gorgeous photos of unique tree house retreats. Browse the portfolio to find some inspiration for your tree house.
is sure to amaze with the “extreme treehouses” featured in this article.
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