Some people like outdoor activities, while others prefer to be one with the trees, and these houses allow you to do just that. First up, we have a modern tree house that looks even more comfortable than the home behind it, or so we think. Continue reading for more incredible treehouses you probably never knew existed.

Tree houses are built usually by people for leisure purposes, also for protection from wild animals. In some parts of the tropics, houses are either fastened to trees or elevated on stilts to keep the living quarters above the ground to protect occupants and stored food from scavenging animals. The Korowai, a Papuan tribe in the southeast of Irian Jaya, live in tree houses, some nearly 40 metres (130 ft) high, as protection against a tribe of neighbouring head-hunters, the Citak.