Gone are the simple days when we used to built DIY tree houses in our back yards. Like so many millennial childhood favorites, the humble tree houses have undergone a substantial transformation, and are now luxurious and stylish properties, perfectly adapted for our fast-paced world. They are getting increasingly popular too – not only due to their obvious nostalgic connotations, but also because of their close proximity to nature. As we have discussed in some of out previous articles, more and more people are looking for ways to rekindle their lost connection with the natural world. If you are one of them, and dream of a getaway in the forest or mountains, you will love this article! Our team has selected 85 incredibly cool tree houses, that evoke the quiet peace and tranquility of nature. Ranging from unusual and artistic designs and futuristic concepts, to comfortable family dwellings and tiny capsule huts – we have it all!
A small and secluded property, ideal for a short getaway:
No cool tree houses list would be complete without this amazing camouflaged forest hut!
This gorgeous glass building takes the tree house concept to a whole new level
When it comes to cool tree houses, the only limit is your imagination. Although the classical design is pretty simple, we have seen loads of brilliant experimentation with unusual shapes, materials and locations. Cubical or cocoon-like structures, for example are rapidly gaining popularity. Concepts inspired by nature are also a huge hit, as they usually offer a more environmental friendly way of life that goes in line with its surroundings.
Want to know how the magic happens? Check out this timelapse of the building process:
Luxury tree house fit for celebrities:
Here is an amazing suggestion for those who want to believe…
Beautiful property with a modern twist
If you would like to make a tree house yourself, you can find lots of tutorials and even building plans online. However, we strongly advise getting some tips from a professional before you begin. Although the process itself might seem relatively simple, there are things that could go wrong, if you are not an experienced carpenter or builder. Remember to always put safety first!
If you want to know what life in a tree house is like, watch this cool video tour
And now enjoy our wonderful selection of cool tree houses!
Nothing says adventure like an illuminated, balloon-shaped tree house tent!
The perfect home for free-spirited nature lovers!
Great idea for people who love the beach
We love this cosy egg-shaped mountain tree house!
Industrial-style? We say why not!
How about this unusual nest-like tree house?
Compact, luxurious accommodation in the heart of the forest
If you’ve ever dreamt of owning a castle, now’s your chance:
Not only does it look regal from outside – it also offers some amazing interiors!
Would you live here?
This capsule-like tree house might be small, but it offers a gorgeous view!
This is how we imagine the perfect holiday accommodation
A simple, but also ingenious wooden shelter
Romantic tree house overlooking a lake – yes please!
It’s hard not to fall in love with this charming boho dwelling:
And how cute is this fairy-tale cottage?
Beautiful and quirky – a sakura tree house inspired by Japanese aesthetics
And here is a fun idea for airplane enthusiasts:
Magical forest home
Asymmetrical wooden treehouse – cozy and fun
High above the ground
And now let’s see what life is like inside a tree house!
Although we really like stylish modern interiors, we can’t help but love this simple yet cozy boho set up
The perfect spot for a weekend with friends
This might be taking things a step to far…
Enjoy the beauty of nature up close, in every season
Cool tree house idea for your back yard
Small yet functional – this is how we remember the tree houses from our childhood!
Another awesome tree castle
A quiet forest nest
We are willing to bet that this house belongs to a good witch