Homes Where You’ll Feel Like a Kid Again
There’s nothing like a backyard treehouse to complete a family home. Whether it’s a deck built high in the trees to stay away from pirates or a miniature estate for playing house, kids dream of having a space to call their own and spark their imagination. Here’s a look at homes for sale embracing the great outdoors and what it means to be a kid.
15 Spring Valley Dr, Wimberley, TX
For sale: $392,000
Sometimes kids want the real thing — or as close as they can get. This Wimberley, TX playhouse is made to look like a general store complete with a sign and rocking chair on the front porch. The main residence is also suited for a family with 3 bedrooms and a large eat-in kitchen.
Bainbridge Island, WA
16698 Agate Pass Rd NE, Bainbridge Island, WA
For sale: $465,000
Living in the Pacific Northwest often means you have a forest retreat waiting in your backyard. This Bainbridge Island, WA home is prepped for enjoying the outdoors with a hammock area, fire pit and fire engine-red playhouse.
5 Mansfield Ct, Mendham, NJ
For sale: $775,000
This Mendham, NJ playhouse has some definite curb appeal all on its own. A shingled roof, front porch and white trim are complemented by a manicured lawn and Adirondack chairs — not a far cry from homes in The Hamptons.
2821 Maryland Hills Dr, Henderson, NV
For sale: $995,000
Palm trees and sand — what more could a kid want? Try a swingset complete with a climbing wall, slide, fire pole and more. The property also has a pool and water slide for escaping the hot afternoon sun.
46 Heather Ln, Princeton, NJ
For sale: $2.895 million
A classic treehouse never gets old. Professional arborist and treehouse craftsman Jonathan Fairoaks took advantage of mature trees on this Princeton, NJ property to build a two-story structure and deck only accessible by two flights of stairs.
106 Cloud View Rd, Sausalito, CA
For sale: $2.995 million
This Sausalito, CA home has several selling points. Listing agents Susan Hewitt and C.J. Nakagawalove that sliding doors open directly to an oversized backyard with a deck, fire pit, hot tub, playhouse and climbing walls.
7245 SW 104th St, Miami, FL
For sale: $4.4 million
Seemingly out of a cartoon, this green-and-purple treehouse is a fun addition to this Miami Mediterranean. The backyard also features a resort-style pool with a cascading waterfall.
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