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Netflix series “The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals,” took viewers to vacation rentals around the world in its first season – and, the show will return for its second on September 14, 2021. To provide a refresher, properties are featured for nearly every budget and travel style. The Atlanta Alpaca Treehouse in the Bamboo Forest was a favorite among hosts Jo Franco, Megan Batoon, and Luis D. Ortiz.
While it may be just minutes from bustling Atlanta, it provides a unique and secluded escape, tucked into a lush bamboo forest on a working organic farm with alpacas and llamas.
The treehouse is made of tin, stained glass, and reclaimed wood. It sleeps up to two in a cozy 12′ x 12′ space with an 8 x12 loft that has a queen-size mattress, while the main floor includes a sofa that can be used to sleep on for friends traveling together. There is a composting toilet inside and a full modern bathroom just a short walk away.
When you wake up in the morning you can look out through the large skylight to see the swaying “zen” bamboo and then enjoy it through the French doors. Gazing out to the forest floor, alpacas and llamas are likely to be grazing. The farm also serves as a rescue farm for animals, with beautiful Bolivian Suri alpacas, five gentle llamas which include one named Dali Llama, along with chickens, dogs, and cats.
There’s also a romantic Bali-style swinging rope bed with lots of comfy pillows and a full-sized mattress, amazing for evening chats illuminated by fairy lights.
As the host notes, the treehouse is like an art project, built using reclaimed architectural salvaged elements to provide a historic feel, complete with multi-colored walls of the heart of pine beaded board, some of which was reclaimed from Civil War-era homes. There are vintage Victorian French doors, antiques, cedar trim, and 1905 heart of pine church flooring.
But with the pair of skylights showcasing views of the bamboo canopy above while bringing in dappled light through the vaulted ceiling, you’ll be reminded that it’s the 21st-century and not the late 1800s.
There’s a great deck where you can walk around to check out the bamboo forest and the animals, while the marble bathroom down the rustic path that winds through the bamboo has a magnificent walk-in shower, a standard toilet, and vintage restored sink. You’ll also have some kitchen items like a small fridge, a Keurig coffee maker, three gallons of potable water, and an antique enamelware washbasin for washing your face.
The front porch is perfect for sipping your morning coffee or a glass of wine with a view of the bamboo.
As this rental is so enchanting it’s been featured on many other shows too, like “Treehouse Masters” and “Kevin Probably Saves the World” along with many music videos, indie films, and commercials. Weddings are very popular here too. If you’re considering tying the knot at a unique place, this is definitely it although you’ll want to prepare for some four-legged guests.
Atlanta Alpaca Treehouse in the Bamboo Forest
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