Everyone loves a treehouse! I’m a big fan of this post from Buzzfeed about 17 Treehouses for Adults. There are some truly beautiful options there, and maybe one day, we will be able to add our own photos to that list. That’s the goal, anyway.
|Photo from Reddit.|
We have a spacious back yard, and the goal is to build a lofted structure, accessed via a circular staircase. It should have at least one main wall, a thatched roof and a luxurious bed suspended from above. The goal is to build so that the trees we plant will grow around, and eventually absorb the structure.
|Ooh, a handy sketch!|
One permanent wall will be built into the structure, obscuring vision from the walkway behind our property. The other walls of the lofted area of the treehouse will remain open, with safety railings. The entire open space will have mosquito netting to help keep the bugs out.
The second floor will be accessed by a circular staircase. The idea is to plant trees around this structure, allowing them to grow with the treehouse naturally. Some training will be involved, of course!
The ground floor will also be tented with mosquito netting, and offer optional privacy screens as well as the same permanent wall structure at the back. The idea here is to run the plumbing we already have outdoor access to underground to this patio space, and nestle a large in-ground bathing tub for all to enjoy. I’m thinking something like this…
|From the Kohler Website. Bubble Massage Tub.|
The ground level bathing space would not offer a toilet, but instead would be fully stocked with every luxury one could imagine while relaxing in the tub. Fluffy organic cotton towels, plush robes, optional candle lighting, a tray loaded with tropical goodies to nibble on, cool, fruit-infused waters to sip and handmade bath scrubs, oils and soaps to pamper with. The guests would have the option of added privacy by simply closing the screens off. Or, if they prefer, they can simply let the mosquito netting float in the breeze.