Tree House Designs You Can Build in Your Own Backyard
Want to live like Tarzan without having to leave the comfort of your own home? Well, you and the kids can pretend you’re jungle royalty by building your own tree house!
For years, tree houses have served as a shelter for great apes against the dangers on the ground. It is believed that early human beings derived this idea from them and eventually constructed their own. As time went by, tree house designs have adapted to modern changes and has now become a staple in most homes.
In this article, you can find the best tree house designs that fit perfectly in Filipino households. These fun, safe, and stylish tree house plans are sure to make your kids and grand kids happy for the years to come.
Popular Tree House Designs for Filipino Homes
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This cool tree house is a pricey investment that could all the way up to a million pesos. If you can afford it, you’ll need to hire a good contractor to build the structure and come up with a specific house plan so you don’t end up wasting your money. The house may not be suitable for small kids since it is built so high from the ground. Nonetheless, you can guarantee a spectacular view especially if you decide to build this in an area that overlooks the city.
This snug and pleasant tree house is a more budget-friendly option. It is the perfect tiny fort for children. Despite its size, this tree house was not a simple venture. It was built in the image and likeness of the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
The photo below is a tree house resort situated deep in the jungle of Khao Sok National Park.
This tree house is what fantasy dreams are made of! Live like you’re the prince and princess of the forest by constructing this magical fortress. Of course, you’ll have to invest a huge amount of money to build something as grand as this. Aside from that, you need to find a sturdy base and an area that isn’t prone to landslides and earthquakes.
This cute tree house is made of bamboo and nipa. It is a popular design that can be seen all around the Philippines.
Itching to do a DIY project? You can construct the tree house below on your own! Do consider the health, maturity, and strength of the tree you plan on building your fort on. The main difference between building a tree house and an actual house is that a house relies on a foundation, while a tree house is built on a platform. The platform should be sturdy enough to hold everything atop it. At the same time, it should minimize damage to the tree and keep it from swaying on a windy day.