Yes, we are talking about this age and not any previous era. In this modern jet age too, there are people who have defied the regular ways and built Tree houses for themselves. While the essential platform (the trees) remains the same, these houses have all the ultra modern facilities that are needed for a comfortable home stay. These amazing Tree houses are an example of creative thinking and architectural brilliance.
The Three Storey House of British Columbia in Canada
Said to be the tallest Tree house in British Columbia, this one has three storeys. Located in the Enchanted Forest and a famous roadside attraction, the Tree house is so amazingly built that as you climb through the floors you start feeling the disconnect from the world and find yourself in a fairyland.
Mirror Tree house in Sweden
Camouflaged by mirrored walls, the mirror Tree house is a perfect retreat providing accommodation for two. This Tree house boasts of a double bed, a bathroom, a lounge and a rooftop terrace. The windows on this Tree house provide a stunning panoramic view of the surroundings.
Tree House Resort in Jaipur, India
The one of its kind resort prefers to call its tree houses as ‘Nests’ and offers every possible luxury inside it including Wi-Fi connectivity, Air conditioners, a mini bar, LCD TVs, tea/Coffee maker, satellites and cold/ hot showers. Not only this, these ‘Nests’ are divided into four different ranges: 1 room, 2 room , 4room and even a 5 bedroom treehouse, which is so far the largest tree house accommodation in the world.
Tsala Treetop Lodge in Western Cape, South Africa
Tucked away cozily in the centuries old dense forest with birds as your alarm clock and the sound that the trees sing for breeze, the Tsala Treetop lodge is your perfect getaway from the routine life. Not giving you any chance of missing the mechanical urban lifestyle, this luxury treehouse lodge offers restaurant, a library, wine cellar, open decks and glass- walled lounge area.
The Minister’s Tree house in Crossville, Tennessee, USA
Probably the tallest Tree house in the world, Minister Horace Burgess started building this Tree house in 1993 after he reportedly had a vision of God. Located just outside of Crossville, this 97 foot tall Tree house sits on a white oak tree with 12 foot diameter base and 80 foot tall in height. There are another 6 oak trees that provide support to this Tree house. This Tree house boasts of 80 rooms and stretch up to 5 stories.
Note: Although, the tree house is closed now, the creation is still considered as a masterpiece and hence, included in the list.
Tree house by Takashi Kobayash, Japan
Feeling the connection between the nature and people, Takashi designed these Tree houses to experience nature at its best. With a wide variety of Tree houses in and around Japan and also other parts of the world you have a world of peace waiting for you to experience.
Senior Center Turned Tree house in Belgium
A miniature replica of the surrounding houses, this Tree house in Belgium was made for an art festival. Though the house is too small for human access, it beautifully blends with the neighborhood and looks more enticing than the actual building.
Tree houseO2 in USA
The aim of this Tree house concept is to depict a world wherein we coexist in peace and harmony with the nature without having to crush it to make our homes. A novel concept with a beautifully designed Tree house, O2 has a strong message.
Finca Bella vista Tree house in Costa Rica
There’s a community of eco- friendly Tree houses in Costa Rica. Spread over 600 acres of land, the Tree houses is self- sustaining and are connected by suspension bridges. Many of these houses are two storied; they overlook tall trees towards the horizon for a splendid view. They are the most amazing examples of best tree houses in the world.
UFO Tree house in Sweden
A Swedish hotel built this extraordinary Tree house in the shape of a UFO. This Tree house is built with modern technology and has all facilities of a top class suite inside. This is the same hotel that has built a series of nest Tree houses for its adventurous customers.
Temple of the Blue Moon in Issaquah, Wash
Built by the world renowned author and a Tree house builder- Pete Nelson, this beautiful treetop cottage is created to offer the visitors an unparalleled view of nature. The ‘Temple of the Blue Moon’ cottage sits on the 160feet tall Sitka spruce aged 300 year old. It has handmade quilts,
cedar beds and skylights.
Redwood Tree house restaurant in New Zealand
This amazing Tree house restaurant is a result of a challenge thrown to amateur builders, and the condition was that only the materials available in the Yellow directory would be used to make them. It took 66 days for the restaurant to get ready and employed 60 businesses.
Lantern Tree house in California
This amazingly beautiful Tree house was built by designer Roderick Romero out of salvaged lumber only. This Tree house masterpiece sits on 3 eucalyptus trees and has spellbinding beauty. Even the stained glass used in it is recovered from an old movie set, which makes a Tree house made of 99% recycled materials.
Kadir’s Tree house in Turkey
One of the most amazing Tree houses, the Kadir’s Tree house is straight out of a child’s dream with its classic structure and rugged look. The Tree house hotel offers an opportunity to stay and sleep in the Tree house and live the unique night near the forest’s natural reserves and the Mediterranean coast.
Free spirit spheres in Canada
An engineering marvel, these Tree houses are handcrafted spheres that are suspended like pendants from a web of rope. Available for overnight rental, these Tree houses provide an amazing experience of the wild spirit that exists in all of us.
While dreaming of a Tree house could be a sweet fantasy, living inside one is completely different. It requires immense love and respect for the nature and its resources, and the ability to live happily in the basics. Nevertheless, these most amazing Tree houses in the world built by nature lovers clearly indicate the importance of co-existing with the gifted natural resources instead of destroying them.