I Want to Spend All Weekend in This Treehouse Perched Over a Pond

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Like a tiny wooden spaceship, this two-story treehouse by the German treehouse design specialists at Baumraum is picturesquely perched over a pond, as if it's preparing for blast off.

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Located near the city of Uslar, in Northern Germany, the treehouse is constructed from hemlock spruce beams (the same type of tree that surrounds the house) with a zinc-plated exterior. It's supported in the pond by 12 steel beams and connected to dry land with a bridge that's anchored by cables to the nearby trees.

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As if it was possible to make this place even more amazing, this is an actual treehouse built for a kid: The owner wanted a place for his son and his friends to be able to play that was still close to the main house.

Illustration for article titled I Want to Spend All Weekend in This Treehouse Perched Over a Pond

The interior is lined in that same beautiful blonde hemlock wood and has plenty of built-in nooks and crannies for storage, as well as cushioned benches perfect for tossing a sleeping bag over. Yes, that's a skylight in the roof for stargazing. When do you think this kid will invite me over to play? [Dezeen]

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Photos by Markus Bollen for Baumraum

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TheOriginalDeltaBlues
The Original Delta Blues

"The owner wanted a place for his son and his friends to be able to play that was still close to the main house."

um… its called "the yard."