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18
Aug 2017

Being eco-friendly as far as is possible is a growing concern for many these days as global warming hits the headlines increasingly. And if you’re planning on doing some home renovations this year or perhaps you want to have your own low level tree houses built, it might be worth looking into just what materials you can repurpose and reuse to reduce your carbon footprint a little. We’ve just stumbled across this article on the Today website about an amazing five-storey treehouse on Bainbridge Island in Washington, just outside Seattle, that took......

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04
Aug 2017

Now, you may think treehouses are the preserve of children’s clubhouses alone, but did you know, for example, that the most wished for listing on Airbnb is actually a treehouse? Okay, so it may be in the Atlanta rather than in the wilds of Sussex reports the Standard, but taking this as an example, there’s no reason you couldn’t recreate a treehouse (or a whole load of treehouses) in this style if you own land and create your own treehouse escape for those who want a stay with a difference. After all,......

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18
Jul 2017

If you’ve got the space outside, installing bespoke garden structures is a great way of extending your living space and helping you achieve the house of your dreams. But once you’ve got your structure in place, what should you use it for? Here are a few ideas to serve as excellent inspiration. A playroom You might not have the space inside to house all your kids’ toys, but a shed or similar outside could be the answer you’ve been looking for. You could style the structure so it looks like a Wendy......

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17
Jul 2017

If you struggle to stay focused and motivated in your office job and dream of working from home then you might be interested the best garden home offices available as a solution. A study carried out by office products firm Fellowes showed that up to half of the workers surveyed said that they often get distracted in the office up to 15 times per day. Employees tend to become distracted roughly every 35 minutes throughout the day. Two thirds of those that took part in the study said that if they only......

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10
Jul 2017

Skiing enthusiasts with a penchant for treehouses can now indulge both their passions by booking a stay in the world’s very first slopeside ski-in/ski-out treehouse chalet at the Whitefish Mountain Resort in north-western Montana… absolutely perfect for anyone who loves outdoor adventures! It only opened last month (June) so you’ll be one of the first to enjoy a stay in one of the Snow Bear Chalets luxury houses, which are perched 25ft above the forest floor. If it’s incredible views of the countryside you’re after, you could certainly do a lot worse.......

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05
Jul 2017

Nowadays, it’s common to hear parents talk about their youth spent playing outside, whether in the street or in tree houses in the garden, often bemoaning that children these days spend too long on ‘devices’ and not enough time exploring the great outdoors. However, for some children, wanting to play outside is a no-brainer – the problem comes when the adults get involved Take for example school girl Abigail Early, who this week hit the headlines after the local council wrote a letter to her mum asking that her and other children......

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26
May 2017

We all love tree houses, and soon we will be able to explore a whole theme park of them, once a new adventure playground opens in Cheshire. A wooden woodland adventure playground will be opening soon near Bickley Town, after planning permission was granted for the 20 hectare acre-site by the Cheshire West and Chester Council’s planning committee. The playground area will include “a system of aerial and ground woodland walks linking a series of magical treehouses, picnic and storytelling areas,” said estate agent Savills, who have prepared a planning statement in......

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18
May 2017

Deciding on a theme for your treehouse is always a good idea before you actually start to build, otherwise you might not find that the theme is realised as well as it could have been. Checking out what other intrepid treehouse builders have been up to is also advisable, to see if there are any ideas you can pinch for your own designs. With that in mind, we’ve just come across this article on the ABC News website about a 48-year-old retired attorney who has spent the last 14 months building a......

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06
May 2017

It’s no secret that children love absolutely nothing more than messing about in treehouses – and it would seem that this rule applies not just to commoners but to the Royal Family as well… apparently, Queen Victoria’s old treehouse is about to reopen to the public, thought to be the oldest treehouse in the entire world. The Tree House can be dated all the way back to 1692 at least, perched partway up a lime tree on the Pitchford Estate, a property made up of 1,000 acres on the outskirts of Shropshire......

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20
Apr 2017

These days, the tree houses that our children have to play with aren’t quite the haphazard garden structures that we had erected at the bottom of the garden, structures that threatened to blow down at even the slightest gust of wind. Oh, no. These days, such houses are truly the height of luxury – in some cases, even better than our actual homes! Well, perhaps that’s not quite the case but in all seriousness, it’s not far off. A well-built house in the sky, complete with all the latest mod-cons, is becoming......

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