File this under: cool tree houses. Author J.K. Rowling is set to build a real-life Harry Potter tree house for her children, complete with rope bridge, a playset, and lots more, as you can see in the image above. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The project will cost Rowling around £250,000, or close to $400,000. But the twin tree houses will hardly be the first construction project undertaken by the best-selling author. Last year, Rowling was granted permission to raze a £1 million home next door to hers so she could expand her garden. More recently, she was granted approval to build a summer home closely resembling the stone hut the oafish character Hagrid lived in. Now that she has the city’s blessing to proceed, Rowling should “expect a spectacular Mother’s Day brunch next year,” says Koa Beck at Mommyish, “followed by 365 days of very, very well-behaved kiddies.”