Stunning Tree House Tucked Away Among the Trees near Germantown, Kentucky

Tree house in Germantown, KY

6 guests • 2 beds

5.0
5 reviews

This stunning tree house rental is located near the little town of Germantown, Kentucky, and can accommodate up to six guests. There is one main bedroom located on a raised mezzanine level, furnished with a full-size bed. The other bedroom is across the bridge to the second bedroom, called the snuggle palace, which features a bunk bed with a full-sized mattress on the bottom and a twin on the top. Guests have a private bathroom facility that includes a toilet, a sink, and a shower at the entry to the property. There is a compost toilet that is a five-second walk outside the tree house.

In the living room, glampers will find a unique layout built around the trunk of the tree and includes a large sofa and propane heater. Here, guests will also find a small bar table, where they will be able to enjoy meals and it is the perfect place to relax on a cool evening. The small kitchenette has a propane stove for cooking, as well as a coffee pot, cooking pots, pans, and utensils for basic catering.

Outside, there is a spacious platform balcony, suspended in the treetops and complete with deck furniture. Glampers will be able to sit back and relax in the four-hammock village, enjoying the sounds and smells of the woodland and the beautiful views. There is also a charcoal barbecue and a cozy fire pit for glampers to use.

Included in the stay is private access to 285 acres of themed trails. The heart trail is 3.2 miles and takes guests to different areas of the property to explore, like the cabana pod that sits by a stream, the 1800s abandoned log cabin, the three-person net trillium, and a picnic area. The newest trail is Jacob's Ladders named after the hosts' nephew. Visitors are encouraged to bring or make their chime in memory of a loved one to hang in the trees along the trail. The hobbit trail is fun for the kids and they love finding the 10 hobbit houses. Guests can also sign up for a unique guided tree climb, it is $59 a person for 90 min class.

For more information on fees please see the additional information section at the bottom of this page.

Glampers will be in for an adventure at this tree house accommodation. There is electricity, and guests will find the rental has many lights, air, a small heater, and a coffeemaker. There is still cell phone reception, but there is no running water to the tree house. There is a three-gallon tank of water for guests to use inside the kitchenette.

Guests have full access to the bathhouse with running water for the shower, toilet, and sink. Guests have a compost toilet located a five-second walk right outside the tree house. This experience is all about swapping a tent for a treetop cabin. Glampers will find a wood burning stove and propane gas stove inside for cooking and to keep the tree house warm, as well as an additional stove outside for al fresco cooking.

Bed linens are provided for the main beds, and underneath the pull-out sofa, there is an optional foam mattress to make the sofa extra comfy.

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Features and services

Beds

  • 1 Double bed

  • 1 Bunk bed

Most popular features

  • Pets allowed

  • Private Kitchen

  • Heating

  • Fishing

  • Air conditioning

  • Forest

  • Wildlife watching

  • stove

    Stove

  • barbecue

    Shared Barbecue

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Parking

  • Fire pit

  • Yoga

  • Prairie, meadow or plain

  • Meditation

  • Climbing

  • Biking

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Where you will stay

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Germantown, Kentucky

Detailed location provided after booking

Scenic views
  • Forest

  • Prairie, meadow or plain

For those wanting an "off-the-grid nature experience," this property is just the place. Guests can start the morning enjoying breakfast or a cup of coffee in an Adirondack chair off the deck and take in the views and solitude of old growth trees, nature, and forest or venture down to the hammock below the tree house for peaceful relaxation. Afterward, they can hike the property's well-maintained 200 acres.

The treehouses are strategically placed to ensure guests have privacy, but are close enough if guests decide to to book them for family gathering. In the summer with full foliage the other treehouses can't be seen. The hosts take pride in details to make all guests' trip memorable! From specific local favorites, to providing maps of the farm, to offering one of a kind guided tree climbs. The tree houses are unique in that they are tucked in the woods, with each tree house boasting a different theme.

The Heart Trail takes guests around the property and is 3.3 miles, leading them to a large, Trillium, three-person hammock, where they can enjoy lunch. The newest trail, the Hobbit Tree House Trail, will leave guests immersed in finding the 10 hobbit houses, sometimes with hidden gems inside. Guests can make their way to the end of the trail to make a wish in the creek located by the oldest tree on the property.

The five tree grove is available to guests to book a guided tree climb. Here, the property's professional facilitator will take guests to the top for the best views. They can learn all the tree tricks, including coming down upside down, or just hang out in the giant green net. Guests can also book a guided meditative hike that will connect them deeper to themselves, others, and nature.

A fire pit is strategically placed to view from the deck or comfortable seating to roast marshmallows. Kids can go on a scavenger hunt to find the five ponds, explore an abandoned 1800s settlers log cabin, and wade and play in several cool creeks.
Activities near Germantown
  • Biking

  • Climbing

  • Fishing

  • Meditation

  • Yoga

  • Wildlife watching

Glampers will adore being emersed in nature at this getaway. There are wonderful routes for hiking just waiting to be explored and great routes for biking. Those who are brave enough and looking for an adventure should head up to the haunted house located on the grounds. This site also offers fantastic treetop canopy tours and climbing courses. Nature lovers will be in their element at this accommodation and the forest is bursting with wildlife. Lucky glampers might even catch a glimpse of a deer, red-tailed hawks, or wild turkeys while hiking the properties 200 acres of trails!

A favorite of previous guests is visiting the Historical town of Augusta KY, where the childhood home to George Clooney is located, or, visit the small red train with historical information and take a stroll along the beautiful Ohio River.. Augusta is also home to underground railroad.
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Property reviews

5.0 overall rating
Overall experience
5.0
Cleanliness
5.0
Activities
5.0
Nature surroundings
5.0
Uniqueness
5.0
Comfort
4.8
5 Reviews

Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: 04:00 PM

  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

House rules

  • Pets allowed
    Extra charge

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

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Additional info

Check-in to the treehouse and or property is 4 pm. Early check-in to the property or tree house can be prearranged for a $50.00 organization/expedite fee or the hosts recommend booking two nights to fully take advantage of all the property has to offer.

Glampers should arrive with hiking shoes and comfortable outdoor-appropriate clothing. Board games are a great thing to bring along to play around the fire in the evening times. There is a full kitchenette so guests should bring their own food, specifically for grilling on the outdoor barbecue. Wipes, paper towels, and garbage bags are included.

Guests should note that this property is best for those who love wildlife and do not mind critters. The tree house is in the middle of the woods, and guests may encounter mice, wasps, bees, ticks, deer, turkeys, flies, ants, and water bugs, as well as hear coyotes and owls, especially out on the trails.

Safety considerations of this tree house. The steps to the second floor are a ship ladder. The hosts recommend guests are in good health and physical condition. The property welcomes children.

Photos by Nathan Szwarc.

Tree Climbing — Guests should inquire with the host for more information about how to book this guided, 90-minute tree climb!

Ages 5 & Up

$59.00/Person

Early check-in or late check-out of 1.30 PM— $50.00 each

Firewood — $50.00 per bundle

Pet Fee — $50.00 per pet

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