Rustic treehouses have always been great playrooms for the kids, but the old scrap-lumber-platform construction just won't do for adults. When it comes to grown-up getaways, it has to be luxe. Running water, fairytale views, and "Swiss Family Robinson" architecture are practically required. To show you what we mean, This Old House has assembled outdoor escapes that prove that when your home among the limbs is this fancy, climbing up a tree doesn't have to mean roughing it. | By Elizabeth Lilly, This Old House Online
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