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18 of the world's most stunning treehouses

By: Laura Moss on March 18, 2011, 1:25 p.m.
Temple of the Blue Moon sits partway up a 300-year-old, 160-foot-tall Sitka Spruce

Photo: Treehouse Point

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Homes with a view

Treehouses appeal to the child in all of us and bring us closer to nature. At one point you probably dreamed of living among the birds in a house nestled on the leafy branches of a towering tree. Whether these structures are tiny shacks clinging to a single bough, unique treetop observatories or sprawling works of art spanning several trees, there’s something magical about treehouses, the like the Temple of the Blue Moon treehouse (pictured). Here’s a look at 18 of the world’s most stunning treetop structures and the unique stories behind them.