7 Tree Houses Your Inner Child Will Want to Move Into And Never Leave

It’s the place where children reign over their backyard kingdom, where rules like “No Boys Allowed” apply to all little brothers, and where memories that will last a lifetime are created.

When you’re a kid, there are few things cooler than a backyard tree house.  It’s the place where children reign over their backyard kingdom, where rules like “No Boys Allowed” apply to all little brothers, and where memories that will last a lifetime are created.  For those of us who never had a tree house to call our own, here are 7 tree houses your inner child will want to move into and never leave.

Bonus: these are all in the backyards of Coldwell Banker listings, so bringing that dream to life for your own kids can be a reality.

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6709 Sunnyland Lane, Dallas, TX listed by Keith Yonick with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

This multi-story tree house is what dreams are made of.  Complete with a “draw bridge”, windows and lookout tower, we can only imagine the fairy tales that would be created here.  But that’s not the only backyard fun to be had in this Dallas, TX backyard – there’s a zipline, fire pit and patio space galore.

344 Cognewaugh Road, Greenwich, CT listed by Joseph Porricelli with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

344 Cognewaugh Road, Greenwich, CT listed by Joseph Porricelli with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

This Greenwich, CT home takes it’s tree house seriously.  With real windows, a front porch and a shingled roof, we’d live like royalty in this little home on stilts.

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220 North County Line Road, Hinsdale, IL listed by Dawn McKenna with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

This tree house leaves plenty of room for imagination.  Whether you’re looking out from the dock of a ship or reliving the Swiss Family Robinson, this simple but sweet Hinsdale, IL backyard has plenty to offer.

26329 SPYGLASS DR., Lake Arrowhead, CA listed by Vicki Smith with Coldwell Banker Sky Ridge Realty

The only thing cooler than a tree house is a tree house you can actually live in.  Next door (on the same lot) to a Lake Arrowhead, CA home is the (permitted) Tree House, the most wonderful log guest house built around & in an oak tree with living room, bedroom, bath, kitchenette, bonus room. Perfect for artists, writers or even guests!

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3412 Whirlaway Drive, Northbrook, IL listed by Nancy Gibson with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

No backyard? No problem!  This Northbrook, IL home brings the fun of a tree house indoors to enjoy all year round.  We especially love the hanging swing bench, which would be perfect for catching up on summer reading assignments!

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3951 Murietta Avenue, Sherman Oaks, CA listed by Ronald Papile with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

This tree house is the trendiest on the block of tiny houses with skylights and a sliding barn door.  All this Sherman Oaks, CA tree house needs is a tiny kitchen and we’d move right in!

2210 N Rosemont Cir, Wichita, KS listed by the A-Team with Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate

2210 N Rosemont Cir, Wichita, KS listed by the A-Team with Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate

They call this a backyard “dreamscape” for a reason: in addition to this awesome tree house, you’ll find vista views of the lake, an elevated covered patio with electronic screens, an outdoor fireplace and built-in grill, sprinkler system and irrigation well. Why the homeowners are moving out of this Wichita, KS beauty, beats us!

Victoria Keichinger is the Brand Engagement Manager with Coldwell Banker Real Estate. She grew up in New Jersey, before attending the University of Miami and still remains a proud 'Cane. Going back to her roots, she currently lives in Hoboken, NJ where she enjoys runs along the Hudson and eating at great restaurants. A true francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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