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A treehouse rental is an ideal option for those who want to be immersed in nature while enjoying at least some of the comforts of home. North Carolina happens to host many fabulous treehouses that provide the perfect escape for getting away from it all. You’ll find them everywhere from secluded locations with opportunities for plenty of outdoor adventures to spots in or near a city that provide an idyllic oasis to come back to after exploring.
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This stunning treehouse sits on 14 acres, just 10 minutes from Old Fort or 20 to Asheville. It’s just what we were talking about, although it comes with more luxuries than most. You’ll reach your oasis via a swinging bridge where you can enjoy the songs of the birds as you sip your morning coffee. Accommodating up to two guests, it’s ideal for a romantic couples’ stay – in fact, it comes with special extras like couple cards to go deeper with your significant other. You’ll also have a hot tub for relaxing soaks, an LED fireplace, kitchenette items like a cooktop, fridge, and microwave, along with cable TV and a strong Internet connection.
This impressive treehouse was custom-made and is a definite standout, hovering among soaring white oak trees. It’s just 10 minutes from Asheville, yet remote enough to enjoy a tranquil mountain setting for the best of both worlds. There’s an outdoor patio with a rocking chair where you can watch the sunset over the mountains, and you can even stargaze right from bed. Other features include an outdoor grill, kitchenette, Wi-Fi, and TV, although who wants to look at a screen when you have scenery like that?
Located just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway with endless miles of trails to hike as well as being close to Asheville and all its many delights, this pet-friendly treehouse accommodates up to four. Ideal for a solo traveler, couple, or small family, it’s surrounded by woods that provide a natural playground and while it’s quite upscale, there are trees that weave right through the center. You’ll have a gourmet kitchen, gas grill, Wi-Fi, and TV, along with spectacular views from each one of the many windows.
Located on a 72-acre farm with endless opportunities to hike and lots of friendly farm animals to get to know, including horses, donkeys, goats, and chickens, this treehouse checks a couple of bucket list items – a treehouse and a farm stay. You can even gather fresh eggs for breakfast from the “Gypsy Chick Inn” and take part in other activities like fishing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing and horseback riding nearby. It includes a clawfoot tub for soaking with a fabulous view, a cozy wood stove and a full wall of windows showcasing forest views.
Located in the mountains just outside of Asheville, Tree Tops offers a breathtaking escape that includes a wall of windows spanning the home’s three levels. You’ll enjoy stunning views in every season, from lush spring and summer greenery to vibrant fall foliage, and snow-dusted mountains in the winter. It accommodates up to 10 in six bedrooms and four bathrooms with luxury spa features. There’s also a circular fireplace, an open concept kitchen, a game room with a Ping Pong table, a laundry room, and a deck that has a gas grill and dining tables, among multiple other upscale amenities.
This treehouse sits among towering pines on a 20-acre farm estate, providing a luxurious glamping experience for up to two guests. It includes handcrafted furnishings and a private deck for enjoying your morning coffee along with a propane grill and a space for dining under the stars. The host knows what guests are looking for as it’s stocked with bath and swim towels, robes, a coffee bar with ground coffee, hot cocoa, assorted teas, creamer and sweeteners, and a Keurig coffeemaker. Plus you’ll have access to the property’s seasonal pool, hot tub and fire pit.
Miss Molly is located at the Cheery Treesort, providing a magical setting for up to four that comes complete with a spot for a campfire and fixings for S’mores. It’s upscale glamping, with heat and a/c, a TV with a DVD player, and a kitchen. Outside, enjoy relaxing in the rocking chairs or dining alfresco at the bistro table, either with a picturesque view.
The Heated Winter Treehouse offers glamping year-round. It’s a place to disconnect and recharge your own batteries with no Wi-Fi, electricity, or plumbing. There is USB power for recharging the lights along with a tent stove, fire pit and cargo net hammocks. Enjoy playing on the over 8-acre property which includes a state stocked trout stream with outstanding fishing and swimming holes, waterfalls, and a cave.
This luxury treehouse for up to four bills itself as America’s smallest castle, something that started out as your typical treehouse and was transformed by the DYI Network “Treehouse Guys.” It sits on a hillside, supported by five trees, accessed via a short hike along a landscaped trail. It includes a hot outdoor shower and a wrap-around deck with rope lighting that makes it ideal for relaxing after watching the sun go down from the rocking chairs. Inside you’ll have a gourmet kitchen, a gas log fireplace, and two full bathrooms with heated tile floors. High speed Wi-Fi is provided too.
A treehouse apartment for two, the “Happy Place” is attached to the home but has its own entrance, deck, and driveway for total privacy. Enjoy a peaceful escape that’s sure to leave you with a smile, complete with gorgeous mountain views. it comes with all the comforts of home minus the TV, like a fully stocked kitchen, washer/dryer, electric fireplace with an LED display, and Wi-Fi. There are also hammocks for relaxing and a dartboard for some friendly competition.
Celesterra is a breathtaking spiritual retreat treehouse providing the perfect spot for one or two guests to relax and de-stress. “Floating between the earth and the sky,” as your host notes, it sits about 15 feet off the ground and was built by the reality TV show “Treehouse Masters.” Meant for contemplation, healing, and deep rest, it requires a minimum three night’s stay and may be best for vegans, vegetarians or anyone who doesn’t mind going without meat temporarily. You’ll have a well-stocked kitchenette, a living area with a wood stove, and a bathroom with a composting toilet. While there is no running water, spring water is supplied for drinking, washing dishes and hand washing. Access to a full bathroom in the main house exclusively for your use is included too.
A luxurious two-bedroom, this treehouse is a steal. As the name belies, it boasts stunning views from every room of the mountains and valley, located minutes from Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest, Brevard, and Hendersonville. Spend your days exploring the trails on foot or two wheels, or head to the water, with plenty of opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, trout fishing and tubing on the Davidson River. It’s a joy in every season – in the winter you’ll stay warm with a cozy wood stove. It also includes a kitchen with all the essentials, a Smart TV, Wi-Fi, and even a washer/dryer.
Raven Rock Treehouse is located on a 40-acre wilderness wildlife preserve, a wonderfully remote setting for a stress-melting off-grid escape. You’ll need an all-wheel-drive vehicle to navigate the steep gravel road to get there, but your reward is the chance to forget about the “real” world and disconnect for a while. Simply hang out and enjoy the view, hike trails nearby, or head out to enjoy a wide range of dining, artisan shops, and wineries. You’ll be just five miles from charming Hendersonville or 10 miles from the Asheville airport.
There is no electricity but it does include a solar generator for charging cell phones and laptops along with a mini wood-stove with kindling and precut wood supplied. On the deck is a spring water dispenser and a propane cooktop – an outhouse is 50 feet away.
This is treehouse camping, with your stay on a covered camping platform set among the trees and mountain laurel offering spectacular views. You’ll have some electricity for mattress inflators, fans, and other plug-ins, lights, and a private portapotty. A solar shower, cleaning supplies, table and chairs are included along with other camping gear. It sleeps up to six and your dog is welcome too.
The Snowbird Treehouse offers a glamping experience in an insulated treehouse with access at the high end of a hill. The deck overlooks a flowing creek and by climbing ladder, you’ll reach the sleeping loft with ceilings high enough to stand up. There’s no running water but you’ll have a drinking water dispenser, small fridge, lights, and even a record player with records. Cook breakfast and enjoy cookouts with a grill that has an attached burner. There’s also a small electric heater that keeps things nice and toasty on chilly nights too.