Looking for the coolest and most unique treehouse rentals in Virginia in 2023? Well, look no further, as I’ve scoured the internet and found some unbelievable glamping treehouse stays across this amazing state!
Given that much of its landscape remains forested and that its physical geography is shaped by the untamed Blue Ridge Mountains, there are few places in America better suited for treehouse rentals than Virginia.
You can find dreamily remote properties where walking trails pass the front steps, black bears prowl the forests, and you can catch the sunset either from a hot tub on the deck or cuddled up in front of the indoor fireplace.
Whether you’re fishing the Chesapeake Bay, touring historic locations such as Monticello, or looking to make the most of Virginia’s great natural paradise for hiking, horse riding, and canoeing, there are few better options for accommodation than a treehouse.
Take your pick from rustic charm with just the basic amenities to modern luxury and childhood fantasies that families especially will adore. Browse my guide to the coolest treehouse rentals Virginia has to offer, and I guarantee you’ll find something perfect for your upcoming trip!
Shenandoah Treehouse & Mountain Lodge
Location: Stanley, Virginia
Price: $150+ per night
Backing on to the Shenandoah National Forest and just a 20-minute drive from Luray, this Virginia treehouse rental sleeps six guests across three bedrooms, with dogs allowed on the premises for a supplement. Plus, dogs are allowed on the premises for a supplement.
This incredible treehouse is less than two hours by car to Washington, DC, but you can be hiking on the iconic Appalachian Mountains’ Trail within moments. This is the type of place you want if you want to get away from it all for a while. In the winter, 4WD vehicles are often needed to get access. Don’t think the seclusion means you lose out on amenities, however. You can expect spacious, modern and well-appointed accommodation.
How might a perfect day unfold at this treehouse in Virginia? Start by enjoying your morning coffee out on the deck listening to the wind ruffling the trees and the creek burbling along. Then, pack up for a day of hiking trails in the forest, touring vineyards, canoeing, or fishing in a community lake. And come back in the afternoon to put your feet up around the wood-burning stove. Bliss.
Eagles Nest Treehouse Virginia
Location: Shenandoah, Virginia
Price: $269+ per night
This attention-grabbing structure offers 900 square feet of rustic luxury 17 feet up in the treetops. Sleeping four guests, the treehouse has all the amenities you’ll need, from a kitchenette and King-size bed to a washer-dryer (handy for rainy day hikes), WiFi, a gas fireplace, and a surround sound system.
Outside, you’ve got an open deck complete with hammocks, a gas grill, and a fire-pit, as well as a hot tub inside a screened porch. It’s a lovely treehouse to come back to mid-afternoon and just relax.
Located in the Shenandoah Valley, there is no end to things to do for the active traveler staying at this tree house in Virginia. Shenandoah National Park is right on your doorstep; there is kayaking on the river, horseback riding, the famous Luray Caverns (the largest in the eastern United States), and historic Monticello, where Thomas Jefferson was buried on his plantation.
Unique Massanutten Lodge Treehouse with Hot Tub
Location: McGaheysville, Virginia
Price: $377+ per night
5 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Hot Tub and Gorgeous Mountain Views!
If you’re looking for luxury tree houses in Virginia, then look no further than this marvelous 5-bedroom Massanutten Rustic Cabin. Offering guests top-notch amenities, a game room, hot tub, spacious deck, comfortable bedding, SMART TVs, laundry facilities, and a fully equipped kitchen – you’re practically guaranteed to have a 5-star experience.
But don’t take our word for it; read some of the 125+ glowing reviews that keep this property boasting an impressive perfect rating on VRBO! Offering sweeping views of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, there’s no better place to base your explorations than this amazing vacation rental.
Romantic Treehouse Stay in the Sky
Location: Leesburg, Virginia Beach
Price: $313+ per night
“Enjoy the sounds of nature and view from our amazing treehouse nestled in the Poplar Trees surrounded by woods.”
This charming and secluded treehouse is just so darn cute, and guests will adore climbing the spiral staircases up to the modern living room and pristine bedroom fitted with a king-size bed and luxury linens. Sleeping three, it’s the best tree house Virginia has to offer small families.
There’s a kitchenette for basic cooking needs, refrigerator/freezer, and coffee/tea ready to use. And there’s no better place to enjoy your morning cup of java than on the side deck as you listen to the birds chirping to start your day!
While spring, summer, and fall are when it’s most desirable to visit, guests who visit during the winter will be able to see Sugarloaf Mountain in the distance!
The Joshua Treehouse
Location: Bridgewater, Virginia
Price: $219+ per night
If you’re looking for romantic treehouse getaways in Virginia, then you’ll have a hard time finding a better property than this one. Sleeping only two on a queen-size bed, you’ll be amazed by the treehouse’s walnut spiral staircase, salvaged barn beams, and a marble tile shower.
Spend your days unwinding on the property, with amenities like a gas stove, a two-person bar, hanging rope chairs, and lovely porch views. With the treehouse secluded, you enjoy all that nature offers, including a river that’s just a short walk from the doorstep.
Tree Top Cabin on the Shenandoah River
Location: Luray, Virginia
Price: $442+ per night
This purpose-built vacation rental sits on an 18-acre ‘fish trap’ that was known to Native Americans hundreds of years ago. Sleeping eight guests across three bedrooms, this is not strictly a treehouse but is certainly raised up among the trees and deserves mention for its accessibility. The property was designed with wheelchair users in mind, so it’s easily among the best tree house rentals in Virginia if you want a treehouse experience but can’t use ladders or swing bridges.
The spacious property has modern furnishings and amenities, with luxurious hardwood flooring and huge windows in the living room that bathe it in natural light. Outside there’s a large deck with a gas grill and a hot tub to soak in at sunset.
There is a vast range of outdoor activities available in the area, both winter and summer. Horse riding, skiing, kayaking and wine tasting are all options.
Luxury & Secluded Treehouse on the Rivanna River
Location: Palmyra, Virginia
Price: $595+ per night
What’s not to love about this charming and romantic treehouse for two!?
This absolutely gorgeous treehouse sits 15 feet above the ground and is totally secluded, offering a much-needed escape in nature. It was built by hand by the owner and host of the property, and you can really feel the personal touches!
Perfectly located on the serene banks of the Rivanna River, this is probably the ultimate Treehouse Airbnb Virginia experience you’ve been looking for. Surrounded by towering Sycamore and Poplar trees – this tranquil treehouse cottage comes complete with amazing panoramic windows, luxury bedding, and everything else you’ll need for a 5* experience!
Bella Rose Luxury Treehouse | Romantic Treehouse created by Treehouse Masters
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Price: $327+ per night
“This beautiful treehouse was built by Pete Nelson of Treehouse Masters, Animal Planet’s original television program!”
While it may be one of the more expensive treehouse rentals in VA, it’s worth every penny! Welcome to the Bella Rose Treehouse, where you can retreat into nature without sacrificing the comfort of home.
Just take a peek at some of the photos, and you’ll be booking a romantic getaway in this luxury rental in a heartbeat! Ideal for weddings, anniversaries, and photoshoots – this recently built treehouse is becoming one of the most popular treehouse getaways in Virginia.
Lakeside Treehouse On The Chesapeake Bay
Location: Kilmarnock, Virginia
Price: $360+ per night
Positioned on a private lot leading down to the waterfront, the sunrises and sunsets over the lake here at this Virginia treehouse are as magnificent as you would probably expect. A wraparound deck offers plenty of points to take a photo, doze in the sunshine, or appreciate the views with a glass of wine.
Inside, this bright and airy accommodation offers spacious, comfortable living quarters, sleeping guests across two master bedrooms (one of which has its own private deck), and a twin. You’ve got all the amenities that you’ll need for a weekend away or a much longer stay.
Not that you’d feel much of a need to leave the property, but in the area, you’ve got plenty of wineries for tasting sessions. And you’re just about close enough to Washington, DC, for a long day trip. And nearby, of course, the vast and beautiful Chesapeake Bay.
Trailside Treehouse – Riverside in Richmond, VA
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Price: $270+ per night
Ranked by Airbnb as one of the best places to stay in all of Virginia, this is the kind of treehouse that you dream of building (and living in!) as a kid. It’s not luxurious, it’s not glamping, it’s a fantasy treehouse designed by a renowned Richmond architect, and it resembes a fire tower in appearance.
Spanning two stories, the treehouse is built from reclaimed redwood and sits in the backyard of a private home. You’ll have a private entrance to the main house’s basement, where there is a bathroom and lounge area. Sleeping six comfortably, the treehouse itself is accessed over a rope bridge, and offers hammocks, a fire pit, and complimentary bike hire.
There are plenty of riverside trails in the area to explore on foot or two, including the popular Buttermilk Trail. The treehouse is set on five wooded acres, and is dog-friendly too, so there’s no need to leave the pooch at home.
Tree House at White Lotus Eco Spa Retreat
Location: Stanardsville, Virginia
Price: $140+ per night
There are 700-odd reviews of this Virginia treehouse, averaging over 4 stars., which should give you a measure of its quality. Amenities include eco-friendly dimmable lighting, oak and Italian tile flooring, a queen-size cherry pencil post bed, and a private gazebo. 300-foot catwalks connect you with a wood-fired sauna and another gazebo nearby.
The impressive structure is set within spacious grounds that guests are free to explore, with lots of birds, squirrels, and bunnies to be spotted around. There are ponds, nature trails, a picnic area with a fire pit, a dipping pool and even a frisbee golf course! There is also a communal barn where guests can come together, meditate or get massages. Private yoga lessons can be arranged in a local studio if booked in advance.
Expect all-season loveliness, but you may enjoy it best in the fall and winter, when you can cozy up around the wood-burning stove with a mug of coffee made from locally roasted, organic beans.
Massanutten Rustic Treehouse Cabin with Views
Location: Luray, Virginia
Price: $130+ per night
If you’re looking for a place where you can really disconnect from the modern world, this cozy, shaker-style cabin will be just the ticket. Set 1500 feet up Massanutten Mountain, with stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park, the cabin offers blissful seclusion and some truly epic sunrises. Black bears roam the woods in search of berries.
Your rustic mountain hideaway has no cable, no WiFi. What it does have is natural spring water, a balcony where hummingbirds flock, and an ample stock of wood to keep the stove toasty and warm throughout your stay.
There is a bathroom built from reclaimed wood, and a grill on the deck with a set of rocking chairs you’ll fall in love with. This is a great treehouse for groups, sleeping six across two bedrooms and futons in the living room.
In the surrounding area, there is hiking on the Stephen Trail, the Luray Caverns, horseback riding, wine tasting and cycling. But most likely, your favorite memories will simply be relaxing on the deck with a glass of wine in hand, soaking up those enormous views.
The Maury River Treehouse
Location: Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
Price: $379+ per night
The Maury River Treehouse is a luxury timber frame cottage that overlooks the banks of the Maury River. Waking up from your king-size bed and seeing the flowing waters is sure to put you in a good mood, and the heated bathroom floors will set you up for the day.
You have the city of Lexington nearby, but the treehouse has everything you need so we don’t see you leaving. Indoors, enjoy a cup of coffee by the fireplace. Outside, spend time on the deck watching foxes, deer, and hawks pass by or catch fish in the river.
Golden Eagle Treehouse at Primland Resort
Location: Meadows of Dan, Virginia
Price: $700+ per night
Crafted from fragrant red cedar wood and set within the limbs of one of the oldest oak trees on this property, the Golden Eagle treehouse is a true luxury getaway ideal for couples and especially honeymooners. Sleeping two people, it’s part of a wider resort that offers a spa, golfing, sport shooting and fine dining accompanied by wines from an excellent cellar.
Fitted with stylish and modern amenities, this Virginia treehouse rental boasts outstanding panoramas from an ample deck. It is situated on a mountain peak overlooking Roaring Creek and the Dan River, 1300 feet below, with views down the Kibler Valley to North Carolina.
This relaxing retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains was designed and prefabricated in France by one of that country’s most respected treehouse architectural firms – and if you’re amazed to hear such a thing exists, wait ‘til you see how amazed you feel stepping into the Golden Eagle.
Tranquil Treehouse Cottage
Location: Waterford, Virginia
Price: $199+ per night
Hoisted up on a hillside overlooking the tributary to the Potomac, this Virginia treehouse is remote and perfect for a romantic getaway. But, if you have a fear of heights, you might be better off elsewhere. If you’re in for the thrill of being high up your treehouse, you will absolutely fall in love with the private deck overlooking a forest for miles. Combine that with the wildlife that calls the forest home, and you’re in for a truly beautiful view.
Despite its remote location, you’ll still have Wi-Fi in addition to the fully equipped kitchen. The king-size bed will be the perfect resting place after showering in the indoor or outdoor shower. For the coldest nights, there’s a fire pit outside perfect for warming up at.
Lydia Mountain Lodge & Log Cabins
Location: Stanardsville, Virginia
Price: $110+ per night (2 nights minimum stay)
Convenient both for Charlottesville and Shenandoah National Park with its waterfalls, wildflower meadows, and wood hollows where deer and black bears roam, this is arguably the best treehouse resort Virginia has to offer. It’s tucked away on a private hillside amid 10 forested acres, and the trees provide shade in the summer and majestic mountain views in fall and winter.
Inside, natural light floods the living spaces through floor-to-ceiling A-frame windows in the Great Room. The treehouse can accommodate up to eight guests across a range of sleeping arrangements, including a queen-size bed and a double fitted with a handsome brass bed, making it ideal for larger groups and families.
The treehouse is full of little touches that show the care the owners have taken with it. The upstairs bathroom has a lovely copper sink, for instance, and the pantry is kept well-stocked with spices. Expect to be wonderfully comfortable. The loft has an entertainment center great for kids to relax in after a long day hiking, while on cold evenings, you can cluster around the wood-burning stove and cook up a feast on the gas grill that sits on a spacious wraparound deck.
Did I Miss Any Amazing Treehouses in Virginia?
When it comes to finding the best Airbnb treehouse Virginia has to offer, you’re spoiled for choice, and we’ve listed a few of the top properties here. With the vast amount of Virginia treehouse rentals available, we couldn’t list them all, so please let us know if we’ve missed any treehouses you’ve stayed at so we can consider adding them here!
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