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32 Tennessee Treehouse Rentals, From Luxury to Rustic

by Jan Schroder
Sulfur Ridge Luxury Treehouse

Whether you’re seeking a luxury experience (an elevator?!), a romantic getaway or a more rustic back-to-nature approach we’ve found the perfect Tennessee treehouse rentals for you and your family. When you travel, why not make your next vacation one just a bit out of the ordinary?

Some have hot tubs, upscale bathrooms, cozy reading nooks, full-size kitchens, fire pits and one even has an outdoor theater while another has a jukebox! If you’re an animal lover, check out the one on a llama farm. Some of the treehouses are by bubbling creeks, on lakes or have access to swimming holes and fishing ponds.

We have treehouses from Nashville to Chattanooga, Pigeon Forge to Gatlinburg and the most visited national park in the United States. Some are in more remote locations for a true getaway. Several were designed by Pete Nelson, aka the Treehouse Master.

Our best tip for renting a treehouse is to decide what your needs are and read the description carefully. Treehouse rentals can be different than other Airbnbs or hotels so don’t assume anything, even a bathroom in the treehouse, is included.

While some are actual tree houses, others are more like treehouse cabins found closer to the ground – a plus if you have a fear of heights!

Some are pet friendly, sometimes with no additional fee, and some may be great for young children while others may not.

If you have mobility issues, check access to and within the treehouse. You may be surprised to learn you can find treehouses accessible by ramps. But look on the inside as well because some bedrooms are only accessible by a ladder so if heights or ladders aren’t your thing, just keep looking.

Look through all the photos. Some of these listing have over 90 images so you can get a good idea of what you’ll find in the treehouse.

We were looking to rent a treehouse and then read the notes that due to a steep gravel driveway a 4-wheel drive car is strongly recommended. As much as we loved the treehouse, we knew our Mazda3 wouldn’t be up to the challenge.

Unless otherwise noted, all of these treehouses have heating and air.

Please see the tips section of our story You’ll Love These Ohio Treehouse Rentals for Couples, Families for more helpful tips before you rent.

three story treehouse
Love the couch on the front of the Creek View treehouse cabin.

Three-Story with Creek View

Location: Springfield, 30 minutes from Nashville
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $132
Airbnb link

What we love: The amazing property with unique rentals like an ark.

This three-story structure has a deck on top that overlooks a creek. The treehouse is located on 50 acres with seven homes, including a Civil War cabin, a lighthouse tower where the owners live and an ark. Hot tubs are available and the property also includes a pond for fishing, a labyrinth and hiking trails. It has wifi, refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave.

Treehouse mansion springfield tennessee
Rent both treehouses for a treehouse compound family vacation!

Treehouse mansion

Location: Springfield, 30 minutes from Nashville
Bedrooms: 3 plus sofa bed
Bathrooms: 2.5
Rate: $246
Airbnb link

What we love: Pretty much everything. It’s one of our favorite Tennessee treehouse rentals.

Located on the same property as the one listed above, this treehouse is simply stunning. It’s got wifi, kitchen, indoor hot tub, shared outdoor hot tub, indoor fireplace, washer, dryer and even has an elevator!

Please note the treehouse on the left is a separate rental. Large groups often rent both and the property also has a meeting hall/reception area that holds 50 people.

For wedding and other larger events these unique vacation rentals in Tennessee on the property can be rented out as well. These include:

Ark
You don’t even need to wait until it rains to stay in this ark.

Log Cabin
Three-bedroom log cabin. Just like you built out of Lincoln logs. Sort of.

Country Cottage
Cute little cottage that looks like a little country gas station.

Civil War Cabin
Off-the-grid cabin, super rustic.

Riverfront Bungalow
Two bedrooms and a large deck shared with Tree Fort Balcony Suite.

Tree Fort Balcony Suite
Studio suite with a large deck shared with the Riverfront Bungalow.

The Treasury
Private room in a nature lodge.

Sulfur Ridge, treehouse rental between Nashville and Knoxville TN
Love all the windows and the swing underneath.

Sulfur Ridge

Location: Bloomington Springs, between Nashville and Knoxville
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $285
Airbnb link

What we love: All the love that went into incorporating the details in this home. And the jukebox.

This Amish-built treehouse, which claims to be the first luxury treehouse in Tennessee, is gorgeous! A giant glass wall overlooks the patio with a fire pit and hot tub. You’ll want to view all the photos to see the bottle gate, 1848 front door, hand-painted king bed, colorful wood floors, chairs covered with quilts and the most beautiful bathtub you’d never expect to see in a treehouse.

Sulfur Ridge has a kitchen area, and a bed swing underneath. It has a ramp, making it wheelchair accessible. And did I mention the jukebox?

Serenity House treehouse near Nashville
Serenity Now! Extra credit if you get the reference.

Serenity House

Location: McEwen, about 90 minutes from Nashville
Bedrooms: 1 queen plus murphy bed
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $139
Airbnb link

What we love: The slight sway of the treehouse that rocks you gently to sleep.

This treehouse has a kitchen, bathroom, seating area, bed in the loft and a large porch with a grill. You can truly disconnect here as there is no internet or TV and not much phone service. You will find a pond for swimming and fishing, hiking trails around the property and a garden.

The Nest, treehouse rental near Nashville
The Nest, one of the treehouse cabin rentals near Nashville.

The Nest

Location: Mount Juliet, 15 miles from Nashville
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $156
Airbnb link

What we love: Restaurants and shopping are just a few miles away.

This little cozy Nashville treehouse is on a 51-acre farm and has a nice deck, wifi, refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave. While some cabins may not be actual treehouses, the term is applied rather loosely, this one has a tree growing through the deck!

Treehouse Cabin one of the Tennessee treehouse rentals
The Treehouse Cabin is set on a private lake.

Treehouse Cabin

Location: Crossville, Tennessee, between Nashville and Knoxville
Bedrooms: 2 plus sofa bed and floor mattress
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $125
Airbnb link

What we love: The fire pit down by the lake.

Enjoy a private lake on seven acres when you stay at Treehouse Cabin, one of the unique treehouse rentals near Nashville. While technically not a treehouse, guests stay on the top floor and said it feels like a treehouse. It has kitchen, indoor fireplace, a swing, dock and fire pit by the lake.

Treehouse of Center Hill Lake in Tennessee
Check out all the decks on this stunning treehouse rental in Tennessee.

Treehouse of Center Hill Lake

Location: Smithville, about 80 minutes from Nashville
Bedrooms: 4, one has queen bed plus bunk bed
Bathrooms: 3
Rate: $351
Airbnb link

What we love: The five decks and lake access. This is one of the more unique Tennessee treehouse rentals.

While not technically a treehouse, this home is so lovely and perfect for a family or large group. The home has wifi, kitchen, washer and dryer. It’s got five decks, grill, hot tub and a trail to the 18,000-acre lake.

Pioneer Cabins in Sparta, TN
I love the decor and log cabin walls of the Pioneer Cabins.

Pioneer Cabins

Location: Sparta, Tennessee
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
Rate: $451
Airbnb link

What we love: Rustic on the outside, luxury on the inside!

This 12-acre property includes two cabins that sleep up to 14. It has wifi, a spacious open kitchen/living area with fireplace, washer, dryer, hot tub and grill. They may be called pioneer cabins with a rustic exterior, but the décor is upscale and gorgeous! We love the large deck and front porch with swing.

The Trescape treehouse
Can’t you just picture yourself in the hot tub on the deck of The Trescape?

The Trescape

Location: Sevierville, Tennessee near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $204
Airbnb link

What we love: The suspension bridge to a crow’s nest.

Built by The Treehouse Guys from the TV show, this treehouse has a wifi, kitchen, grill, gorgeous bathroom, two trees growing in the huge deck space, hot tub and two outdoor bars. There’s a suspension bridge to a crow’s nest to feel truly up above it all. Underneath you’ll find hanging chairs and table made from a tree stump. It’s one of our favorite treehouse rentals near Pigeon Forge.

Upper Stone Treehouse
The Upper Stone Treehouse is set on 10 acres.

Upper Stone Mountain Treehouse

Location: Unicoi, 45 minutes from Asheville
Bedrooms: 1 plus sleeper sofa
Bathrooms:1.5
Rate: $182
Airbnb link

What we love: The spacious, light-filled interior.

This one-bedroom treehouse is set on 10 acres and has a kitchen, wifi, bathroom and gas log fireplace.

Outside there’s a covered cooking area and the Appalachian Trail is close by. The dual clawfoot soaking tubs face a waterfall and look lovely, although they reminded me a certain commercial for an adult product. The treehouse has a ramp making it wheelchair accessible.

See our related story: 12 Stunning and Unique Treehouses in Asheville, NC

dreamweaver treehouse in Copperhill, TN
Dreamweaver is one of three treehouses on property with several fire pits.

Dreamweaver

Location: Copperhill, Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1 bedroom plus twin-size futon
Bathrooms: 2 shared bathrooms in separate building
Rate: $132
Airbnb link

What we love: The beautiful property with several fire pits.

This one-bedroom treehouse has a TV, wifi, kitchenette and wraparound deck and is one of three treehouses on the property. (See below for the others.) The bathhouse is 40 yards away and has two bathrooms and two showers that are shared with another treehouse.

Relax on 31 acres where you’ll find several fire pits with free firewood, fire starter and a grate if you want to cook outdoors. There are also hammocks set up around the property.

Treehouse La Paz

Location: Copperhill, Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2.5
Rate: $219
Airbnb link

What we love: The thatched roof and view from the back porch.

Walk across a suspension bridge to access Treehouse La Paz, on the same property as Dreamweaver and Stamish Castle. It has a main floor, loft and porch perched high above the trees for killer views.

There’s a kitchenette, wifi, TV and half bath shared with another treehouse in addition to the bathhouse a short distance away.

Stamish Castle in Copperhill TN
We love the wraparound porch of Stamish Castle.

Stamish Castle

Location: Copperhill, Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1 plus sleeper sofa
Bathrooms: ½ bath inside, access to two more in a separate building
Rate: $219
Airbnb link

What we love: The cherry kitchen area with red stools, the cozy reading nook.

This treehouse has a kitchenette, TV, wifi and wraparound porch. Stamish Castle shares property and amenities with La Paz and Dreamweaver – see listings above. This one is built around a tree!

The interior of the Bostonian Tree house.
Check out the wooden doors on the ceiling and the colorful wood walls of The Bostonian.

The Bostonian

Location: Johnson City, in north central Tennessee
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms:1
Rate: $130
Airbnb link

What we love: The gorgeous wood interior.

This treehouse is on 34 acres adjacent to an abandoned rock quarry pond. The treehouse is accessible by a ramp but a ladder is needed to access the bedroom in the loft. The wood on the interior is beautiful – check out the ceiling made partially with old wooden doors!

This spacious treehouse has a kitchen, bathroom and large deck overlooking the pond.

Bagenstoss Treehouse in Tracy city, TN
Bagenstoss Farm Treehouse

Bagenstoss Farm Treehouse

Location: Tracy City, Tennessee in south central Tennessee
Bedrooms:1 sofa bed in main area
Bathrooms: 1 in separate building.
Rate: $75
Airbnb link

What we love: The property with fishing ponds and hiking trails.

This cute little blue treehouse is built on stilts nestled in the trees and near ponds. It has a coffee stand, grill and pots and pans to cook over the fire pit. The bathhouse is a ½ mile away.

Guests here can enjoy 200 acres of the 550-acre farm with fishing ponds, two bicycles and hiking and biking trails.

Sunrise Mountain Treehouse Cabin
Check out the washtub sinks in Sunrise Mountain Treehouse Cabin.

Sunrise Mountain Treehouse Cabin

Location: Altamont, in central Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1 plus air mattress
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $142
Airbnb link

What we love: The washtub sinks, patchwork quilt chair and bear stained-glass window.

This cute treehouse has a kitchen, wifi and front porch with a view of the Cumberland Mountains.

Glamping at Deer Camp near Chattanooga TN
The description says Deer Camp is glamping but it looks a step up from that to us.

Deer Camp

Location: Dunlap, about 30 miles from Chattanooga
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1 in separate building
Rate: $152
Airbnb link

What we love: An outdoor theater with hammock chairs and fire ring.

The outdoor area of this treehouse is amazing. Have your own outdoor theater experience with your own picnic table, fire pit and hammock chairs. The inside has a gas log fireplace, outdoor kitchen and beverage station.

Treehouse Cabin in Cookeville
Don’t you love the paneled cozy bed nook?

Treehouse in Cookeville

Location: Cookeville, Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $109
Airbnb link

What we love: Five acres of trails to wander on, huge campfire.

There’s a lot packed in this small treehouse – a queen bed, kitchenette, two chairs, dining table and a bathroom. The treehouse has wifi, TV and grill outdoors.

Guild Treehouse near Chattanooga
Guild Treehouse near Chattanooga.

Guild Treehouse

Location: Guild, 17 miles from Chattanooga
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $125
Airbnb link

What we love: The views of the water.

This cute 400-square-foot treehouse has a kitchen, loft, TV, washer, dryer and a hot tub. It’s in south Tennessee close to the Georgia border.

Byrdstown Treehouse
The aptly named Byrdstown Treehouse.

Byrdstown Treehouse

Location: Byrdstown in northern Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1 with queen and double bed in a loft
Bathrooms: 1.5
Rate: $130
Airbnb link

What we love: The cute screen porch and trees growing in the deck.

You are high in the trees with gorgeous views in this treehouse that has a TV, kitchen (but no stove), washer, dryer and deck. Enjoy the swing by the fire pit for more beautiful views.

Fox Den Treehouse in Tennessee
Fox Den Treehouse is on a private llama farm.

The Fox Den Treehouse

Location: Greeneville, Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $155
Airbnb link

What we love: It’s on a private llama farm!

Enjoy views from one of the most unique Great Smoky Mountains treehouse rentals from your deck while llamas roam just below. Or sit on the swing for two in front of the fire pit.

Standing Bear Smoky Mountain treehouse
Standing Beat Smoky Mountain Treehouse.

Standing Bear Smoky Mountain Treehouse

Location: Hartford close to North Carolina border
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1 shared bath
Rate: $75
Airbnb link

What we love: It’s close to the Appalachian Trail and popular swimming holes.

This treehouse has upper and lower areas and overlooks a small creek. There’s a shared bathroom, shower and kitchen.

Tennessee Treehouse Rentals in Gatlinburg

We found several tree house vacation rentals in Gatlinburg, including a relatively new collection designed by the treemaster himself!

Gatlingburg treehouse rental
Guests at this Gatlinburg treehouse rental have access to the amenities of Camp LeConte resort.

Gatlinburg Tree House

Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $175
Airbnb link

What we love: It’s four miles from downtown Gatlinburg.

This treehouse is located in Camp LeConte outdoor resort with access to all the amenities including playground and pool. Please note this treehouse is open air and has no AC or heat.

Treehouses of Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg

This collection of eight treehouses was designed by treehouse guru Pete Nelson of “Treehouse Masters.” Located in the Norton Creek Resort, every treehouse has two bedrooms, one bath, kitchen area and private porches overlooking the creek. Guests here have easy access to 800 miles of trails that connect through the Great Smoky Mountains.

What we love: These treehouses are gorgeous and we fantasize about having a large group stay here. How fun would that be?

The Hemlock in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Hemlock at Treehouse Grove
Rate: $316
Airbnb link


The Maple in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Maple in Treehouse Grove
Rate: $366
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The Cedar in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Cedar in Treehouse Grove
Rate: $416
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The Poplar in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Poplar in Treehouse Grove
Rate: $316
Airbnb link


The Willow in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Willow in Treehouse Grove
Rate: $385
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The Dogwood in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Dogwood in Treehouse Grove
Rate: $416
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The Elm in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Elm in Treehouse Grove
Rate: $366
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The Magnolia in Treehouse Grove in Gatlinburg.

The Magnolia in Treehouse Grove
Rate: $366
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Treehouses Rentals Just Over the Border in Georgia

These three treehouse rentals near Chattanooga, TN, are just over the border in North Georgia and are so spectacular we wanted to share these Georgia treehouse rentals with you.

Magic Treehouse
The Magic Treehouse on Lookout Mountain in Georgia.

The Magic Treehouse

Location: Lookout Mountain, Georgia
Bedrooms: 2 plus four single beds and a sofa bed in the common area
Bathrooms: 2
Rate: $182
Airbnb link

What we love: The four bunk beds, perfect for older children and grandkids.

The spacious Magic House has wifi, TV, kitchen, washer, dryer, two seating areas and a large deck. This would be a fun place to stay for a girls’ weekend!

Luna Loft treehouse in Flintstone, GA
The bathroom floor is covered with pennies in Luna Loft in Flintstone, Georgia.

Luna Loft

Location: Flintstone, Georgia
Bedrooms: 1 plus sofa bed
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $320
Airbnb link

What we love: The rustic wood siding and view from the porch, penny floor in the bathroom.

Located on the same property as the Elements Treehouse, Luna Loft has wifi, cute loft bedroom, refrigerator, microwave and grill.

bathroom of Elements Treehouse
The gorgeous bathroom in the Elements Treehouse in Flintstone, Georgia.

Elements

Location: Flintstone, Georgia
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rate: $401
Airbnb link

What we love: The most amazing bathroom where you shower with a tree!

This may be the most popular treehouse we’ve ever stayed in. Please see our full review in 25 Places to Sleep in Trees in Georgia.

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links that earn us a small commission, at no additional cost to you. We only recommend places we love that our readers will enjoy.

– Jan Schroder, Editor-in-chief and treehouse enthusiast

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