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In reading Kelly’s comment to the prior post on “What’s Your Dream Home…?“, my memory went back to an article read in 7 Days. Kelly’s dream was a Swiss Family Robinson experience in a Treehouse – and if she can get to Lincoln, Vermont, she could live out that fantasy at Tiny Fern Forest. The ad is on AirBnB.com (which was the topic of Katherine Flagg‘s 2012 “Home Away from Home” article in 7 Days).

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It must indeed be a “Vermont Thing,” for I have found other treehouse rentals!

For instance, in Waterbury, Vermont, there is Moose Meadow – which features a log home AND this TREEHOUSE:

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Country Living has an online photo gallery which opens with Moose Meadow, and includes EIGHT other Treehouse accommodations — From Oregon, to South Carolina, and even Hawaii.

NB: the BIG SUR Treehouse might even appeal to PoshPedlar, who also commented on the “What’s Your Dream Home…?” post. W-o-W!

And RelaxShacks.com makes mention of Tiny Fern and another Vermont cabin that’s perched so precariously I’ll give it a nod here — in Barton, Vermont (also listed on AirBnB).

If you’re interested in the “Tiny House” movement, do check out the RelaxShacks blog – and Derek Diedricksen‘s book (take a deep breath, for it’s a LONG title:) Humble Homes, Simple Shacks, Cozy Cottages, Ramshakle Retreats, Funky Forts (and Whatever the Heck Else we could squeeze in Here).

So, Miss Robinson (aka Kelly), there are indeed treehouses out there for you to try!

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This past January, HGTV’s giveaway DREAM HOME was actually in our state of VERMONT, down in the ski-area of Stowe. There were several local stories about the house and the winners.

An early HGTV post can be found here.

Take a TOUR of all the rooms. The network is calling this “Vermont Mountain Lodge” their “most popular Dream Home” to date!

Stowe isn’t super far from here, especially now that we’ve moved to Williston, Vermont – it would be a quick ride on the highway, then down route 100. For the “official” Go Stowe website, click here.

Winner Eric Makstenieks is a stay-at-home dad. And their *new* home was featured locally in this 7 Days article. The Makstenieks plan to keep the place as a vacation home.

Isn’t it gorgeous!?!


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