A truly epic designer treehouse

Do you love an old-school treehouse – a couple of planks of wood attached to a sturdy branch or two, with a tarp thrown over for good measure? Well, we’re about to blow your minds – because apparently this is what a modern day treehouse looks like.

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It’s not exactly your knock-together-on-a-spare-weekend type of treehouse, but we do love children’s products injected with a healthy dose of designer flair. And this lofty creation is right up there in the treehouse hall of fame.

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Sharon Davis Design is the brilliance behind this fabulously frivolous creation, which sits on an old farmstead in Garrison, New York.

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The surroundings are absolutely breathtaking – both in summer and winter, and the land itself is a beautiful child’s plaything. But the addition of this huge, multi-levelled treehouse takes it to epic status.

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The treehouse is named as such because of its height, and the fact it’s nestled among some stunning trees. It has two levels, a main floor and a crow’s nest – and the entry is one that kids will adore. The way in is through a custom climbing net and trap door.

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A ladder then leads up through another trap door and up to the crow’s nest. Up here, a delightfully crafted mahogany writing desk provides plenty of room for creativity. Or the kids can just wistfully stare off into the adjoining meadow and apple orchard. Sigh.

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The custom stainless steel slide, which connects both floors, adds a touch of industrial glam.

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Once the day’s play is done, just slip down the firemen’s poles and back down to earth.

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If we’ve piqued your treehouse wanderlust, take a look at our round-up of incredible treehouses.

(via Sharon Davis Design and Design Milk)

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