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Modern treehouse on stilts is the ultimate nature getaway

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Cedar house in woods Martin Dimitrov via Dezeen

A treehouse can take many forms—high and nest-like, low and horizontal, large and lavish, or a little like a hobbit’s home.

This treehouse designed by Antony Gibbon skews simple and modern, with an angular frame and classic cedar siding. The home sits on stilts in the middle of a forest outside of Woodstock, New York, which gives it the illusion of “floating out of the side of the hill,” as Gibbon described it to Dezeen.

Living room with wood burning stove Martin Dimitrov via Dezeen
Kitchen with concrete bar Martin Dimitrov via Dezeen

Built around a steel frame, the house has an asymmetrical shape that distinguishes it from its natural surroundings. It’s centered around an open plan living room and a breezy kitchen with a concrete bar that acts as the main dining space.

Lofted bed overlooking living room Martin Dimitrov via Dezeen

A second-floor loft overlooks the living room, which imbues the contemporary treehouse with some classic A-frame cabin DNA. The centerpiece of Gibbon’s design is a large window that looks out onto a pond and the rolling Catskill Mountains like a picture frame. For a different view, the owners can walk down a few steps to a lower deck where a hot tub is tucked into the woods.

For everything you need to know about planning an upstate NY getaway, check out this guide right here.

Window looking out onto woods Martin Dimitrov via Dezeen

Via: Dezeen