Pete Nelson Treehouse


Pete Nelson Treehouse Rental

This is the world-famous treehouse as shown on Animal Planet – Tree House Masters – Kentucky Climbers Cottage built by Master Pete Nelson. This adventure treehouse is ideal for those who want to unplug and have a rustic ‘off the grid’ immersion in nature or the perfect treehouse weekend getaway. Walk a ramp into the spacious treehouse. The large barn doors open to let the outside in. A super comfy master bed is  in the loft for two adults. 2 small kids can sleep on main floor either on couches or cot and camp mattress stored under couch. Max is 4 for this treehouse. However fire code is 6 if from same family and you would need to be creative with sleeping arrangements.

Once you book you will receive a detailed welcome letter of what to bring, how to get here and what else you can do in the area

Your date taken? Need more beds? See the new Aliyah treehouse or Hickory that sleeps 6.

Watch the episode Kentucky Climbers Cottage on Netflix or YouTube. Season 4 Episode 6

The space

EarthJOY is best for young people (at heart), and adventurous types who want a special experience, not just accommodation.

Guests enjoy 285 acres included in their stay to meander and explore. Hike the heart trail, hobbit tree house trail and more (see map in photos),  build a fire, play corn hole under the community center, Kids fishing, go on scavenger hunt to find the 5 ponds, explore an abandoned 1800s settlers log cabin, and wade and play in several cool creeks!

Read on to see what is included in the treehouse: This is very important as treehouse living is not for everyone and we want to make sure you fit the description

Key Benefits to this Treehouse Rental:


  • Heated by wood burner stove and electric heater. 
  • Has ELECTRIC, air conditioner, lights
  • A French coffee press and regular coffee maker
  • 4 top range stove
  • Three-gallon filtered water tank for cooking and dishes
  • Portable sink
  • Full kitchenette includes a range top, pots and pans, plates, bowls, and utensils for 6. A cooler for your food or bring your own. Please note there is no refrigerator. Mini table and bar area
  • Large size loft with king size bed. All linen included (linen for sofa couch inside couch). There are extra blankets inside stools.
  • Two leather couches. A adult size cot and camp mattress stored under the sofa
  • Refer to FAQ to know exactly what is and is not in your treehouse


  • Propane grill
  • Table and chairs for four
  • Two iron benches
  • Fire pit with two Adirondack chairs
  • Swing underneath treehouse
  • Hammock
  • ~285 acres of themed trails will keep you busy for at least three days! You can hike or mountain bike if advanced. There is a laminated map inside your treehouse with trail descriptions. We have creeks galore to wade in and a fishing pond. Bring your pool.
  • 10 second walk to compost toilet or 5 min walk to your private bathroom with shower, flushing toilet and sink. Bathroom is supplied with paper towels, hand soap, toilet paper, 6 fresh towels, wash rags, soap and hair shampoo


Express check in of 130PM for $30.00

Pets $50.00 a pet per stay

Tree climbing  $59.00 a person 

High quality Load of firewood delivered and split to fit for $40.00 (about 20 pieces)

FAQ: How do you get to the treehouse?

The treehouse is located in Brooksville/Germantown Ky area and the specific directions will be emailed to you once you register. From downtown Cincinnati, Ohio give yourself 60 mins comfortably.

Is there a bathroom?
YES! At the entry of the property about a 5 min walk. Each tree house has their own private bathhouse with shower, sink, and toilet with bath towels, wash rags, paper towels and soap.

There is no bathroom in the treehouse there is a compost toilet located within 5 second walk from treehouse.

Is there electricity?
YES! And you now have air conditioning, lights and electric for cell phones and other appliances.
How many does it sleep?
It has a loft king size bed. Two leather couches, adult cot with camp mattress  will sleep two adults and two small children comfortably.

It also has an oversized deck.

What else is there to do on the property?
There are over 10 miles of hiking trails of different levels.

There is plenty to explore along the way. Several creek beds, deer, red-tailed hawks and turkey abounds.

SLIDES! The Big Blue Racer and the Green Jake the Snake. The largest landslides in Ky.

Map is in the treehouse. We have developed scavenger hunts, the hobbit trail whereas  you find the 10 little hobbit houses in the trees.

Jacobs Ladders is a memorial trail you can bring a chime in memory of a loss one to hang along the trail.

Two huge over 150 feet landslides!

There is a treehouse manual in each treehouse with nature invitations in the back.

You can book a guided tree climb and experience the canopy tops and climb the same tree we did with Pete Nelson.

How far off the main entry is the treehouse?
You can pull right up to your tree house. Unload and it is about 25 feet down a gently sloped path with a ramped entry.
What else should we bring?
Bring ice for the cooler or bring your own cooler. There is not a refrigerator in the treehouse.

Hiking shoes, and outdoorsy clothes are recommended. Board games, & food to cook out on grill.

What else is there to do in the surrounding areas?
Our favorite place to visit is downtown Augusta is hometown to George Clooney. Visit his mom’s antique shop Nina’s. Eat at the Irish Pub or outside at the Beehive Tavern (Highly recommend making reservations).

Get an ice cream for desert next to pizza place. Walk along the Ohio River and check out the historical homes or take a Ferry ride.

Maysville Kentucky is another favorite. City of Eat at DeShas or visit downtown Maysville.

You will be sent a detailed welcome letter after you book with more information

What do most guests say they loved about this treehouse?
They say words like magical, quiet, nest, and exceptional build by Pete Nelson. They remark how fun the property is to explore, connect with themselves and family. They love the adventure, maps, slides and challenge hill. Most guests that say positive things are in decent shape and love the outdoors
What are common concerns?
Safety. The treehouse, your bathhouse and front gate lock up

No bathroom inside. Be aware of this before you book. We do have plans to add a bathroom and waiting on permits. You do have access to compost toilet for quick trips and your private bathroom is 5 min walk.

It’s raining. We cannot control mother nature so plan ahead with extra board games, rain coats, rain shoes or outing to arc encounter or newport aquarium. We love to hike when it’s raining as long as it’s not windy or lightening.

Camp creek is awesome to hike after a rain with caution

Cancellation Policy: We ask that if you book you commit. Unless we feel it is an extreme circumstance there will be no refunds, or reschedules for any reason outside of 60 days. You can purchase vacation protection for 125.00



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Watch this treehouse get built on Treehouse Masters!