Cozy Tree House Rental on Buttermilk Trail in Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia (United States)

Cozy Tree House Rental on Buttermilk Trail in Richmond, Virginia

Best Richmond rental for outdoor getaway

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1 unit
6 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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This cozy tree house rental is located right on Buttermilk Trail in Richmond, Virginia, and can accommodate up to four guests. The rental provides one bedroom inside the tree house and a full, private bathroom inside the host family's home just adjacent to the accommodation. In the bedroom, there is a queen-size air mattress, two sleeping cots, and two sleeping pads available depending on how many guests are staying. In front of the air mattress is a small desk with a chair where glampers can relax or work, along with two rustic lounge chairs with pillows.

The room has large windows on all four walls that provide spectacular, panoramic views of the natural beauty outside. The spacious balcony, accessible from the bedroom, makes the perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee while taking in the fresh air. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a walk-in shower. Linens and towels are provided.

The unique layout of the tree house includes a screened-in living area on the lower level, where guests will find two hammocks and a wonderful place to relax or read while taking in the fresh air and staying bug-free. A mini refrigerator is provided for guests' convenience, along with a coffeemaker, and an assortment of snacks. Other amenities include a book selection, Wi-Fi, and on-site parking.

Outside, there is an open deck with two outdoor chairs and a table where guests can enjoy a meal while being wrapped in nature. Glampers can access the beautiful green lawn by the tree house's ramp or tube slide, and enjoy the stone fire pit just yards from the getaway. Leading from the property's lawn to the Buttermilk Trail is a private tunnel laced with grapevines and flowers, providing easy access to hiking and other outdoor activities in Virginia, Richmond.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Bunk bed
  • Child's bed
  • Air mattress
  • Linens and pillows
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Cell service
  • Safe box
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Electric blankets
  • Fan
  • Desk
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Parking
  • Fire pit
  • Game room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Hammock
  • Telescope
  • Games
  • Docking station
This property is well equipped for a relaxing, comfortable getaway. Wi-Fi is included for guests' convenience, as well as on-site parking. A travel crib is provided for those traveling with small children, and the accommodation boasts a tube slide and a playground. On the lawn next to the tree house is a fire pit where guests can roast marshmallows and relax under the stars.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Antiquing
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping
This cozy tree house is located in Richmond, Virginia, and provides the perfect, secluded escape while still being conveniently located near the center of the city. The hideaway is tucked into a tree in the backyard of a larger family home, and looks out onto a wooded ravine that leads to the James River Park System. Just yards away from the tree house is the popular Buttermilk Trail, a six-mile loop that features spectacular river and forest vistas. Richmond's many attractions are also within very close reach of the property. The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Lewis Ginter Bontanical Gardens, and Monument Avenue are just a few of the nearby points of interest that the city has to offer. The Blue Ridge Mountains are easily accessible from the accommodation, and Washington D.C. and Virginia Beach are both within a two-hour drive.


  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Yoga
  • Biking
  • Water sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Golfing
  • Tennis

This getaway's prime location provides glampers with the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities both in the city center and in the natural landscape that makes the region so special. Right on the property, guests can take advantage of the Buttermilk Trail that offers hiking, bird watching, horseback riding, and stunning views of the natural landscape. Downtown Richmond is a history lover's dream with its many interesting attractions such as the Edgar Allan Poe Museum, the John Marshall House, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the American Civil War Museum, and the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site. There are also a number of cozy restaurants spread throughout the city, and glampers can even venture into the famous Jefferson Hotel for afternoon tea.

Guests can enjoy open fields and tennis courts at Forest Hill Park, or visit its weekly farmers market each Sunday. For those looking for an outdoor thrill, the James River Park System offers urban rapids where guests can whitewater raft or kayak, and Pocahontas State Park has spectacular mountain biking routes. Surrounding the property are multiple mountains lined with hiking trails, such as Roanoke Mountain, Mount Rogers, and Hawksbill Mountain.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 04:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

Strict: It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. If you cancel at any time, you will not receive any refund.

Additional Information

This property does not allow smoking, parties, or events, and is not suitable for children under two years old. Guests are welcome to bring along their pets. Check in time is between 4PM and 6PM, and check out is by 11AM.

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