Gallery: Crystal Treehouse: A Rustic Loft Perched Above an Icy Colorado...


We typically think of treehouses as tree-friendly structures, so the fact that many of them are constructed out of wood that was obtained by bulldozing entire forests doesn’t make much sense. That’s why we’re especially fond of the Crystal Treehouse, which artist David Rasmussen built using blown-down logs and local materials. Located in Carbondale, Colorado, the rustic perch has a snuggly loft with a big picture window that overlooks the icy waters of the Crystal River below.

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  1. Hilhad October 22, 2011 at 3:39 am

    Wow! This is so awesome and beautiful! It could well be my dream home! Far from the madding crowd. What was used for insulating it?

  2. money_woman97 June 17, 2011 at 12:44 pm

    I really like this place. If there are any vacancies may i get it? I will give an amount that would not be regrettable. Think about it 😉

  3. LithiumBeauty February 17, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    This is stunningly beautiful, and it looks like it was a really fun project.
    Was anyone else expecting a bigger rash of treehouse stories after Avatar?

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