Stay up off the ground in our cozy tree house. A beautiful, circular space that is the perfect base camp for your next adventure - or the spot to curl up with a book. Close to our office building and home, the tree house is the perfect space to be in the woods, but not isolated. We provide you with bedding and towels, plus help you plan your trip. Our property includes miles of
Stay up off the ground in our cozy tree house. A beautiful, circular space that is the perfect base camp for your next adventure - or the spot to curl up with a book. Close to our office building and home, the tree house is the perfect space to be in the woods, but not isolated. We provide you with bedding and towels, plus help you plan your trip. Our property includes miles of hiking and purpose-built mountain biking trails. You will also have access to a covered, screened in area with a picnic table, chairs, cook stove, and all the dishes and utensils you need. There is no running water in the treehouse but the office building is only 20 feet away and has a bathroom with a hot shower for your use. Come stay with us and wake up in the trees!
- Check in: After 2PM
- Check out: Before 11AM
- Cancellation policy: Strict
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 2
- Accepts bookings: 18 months out Weeknight discount: 15% off
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Miles of mountain biking trails on property. Great roads with wide shoulders for road biking.
Available a 5 minute drive away.
A short walk away!
We have miles of hiking trails on property and many great hikes nearby.
A short drive away!
A short drive away!
Some ATV trails available locally. Sorry, we don't allow ATVs on property.
Rock climbing is available 45 minutes away.
X-C skiing and snowshoeing on property and locally. Downhill skiing a short drive away. Snowmobile rentals and trails locally.
A short drive away!
A 2 hour drive to a great whitewater rafting guide!
From your bed!
Natural features you'll find at The Magical Treehouse in New York.
Meacham Lake, just a five minute drive away, has a beach. We even provide beach towels!
33 private acres of forested land!
Meacham Lake is a 5 minute drive to our north (many other lakes are nearby).
River, stream or creek
There is a river off-property, just a 10 minute walk away.
Meacham Lake outlet is just 2 minutes to our north.
There are many waterfalls located within a 1/2 hour - 2 hour drive.
The vibe at The Magical Treehouse
Places to see near Sheila D.’s Land
If you stayed here and have some insider info for us, let us know!
I can't say enough positive things about Sheila and the treehouse. If you're looking for the most magical place in the Adirondacks, you've found it. The property is gorgeous and secluded, close to Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, and Paul Smiths. Waking up in the canopy is as wonderful as it sounds. There is a tree swing and even a porch in the treehouse! It was nice and cool in the summer but there's a beautiful stove that I assume will keep it nice and toasty in winter! The screened-in cookhouse is just a stone's throw from the treehouse. It has everything you'll need (pots, pans, cutlery, french press, cooler, etc.), and if the weather is bad, you have an indoor cooking stove that makes everything super easy. The bathroom is in the building next door and is clean and well-kept. Everything about our stay, from speaking with Sheila beforehand, to the delicious, family-made maple syrup as a welcome gift, to our time in the treehouse was incredible. I can't wait to come back, would absolutely recommend!
Not only did the tree house offer a fun and cozy place to stay, but the property was magical. Sheila and Bob have carved trails that offer an afternoon of wandering, with hidden gems throughout their backyard (including a lean-to and sugar shack). We appreciated Sheila and Bob for their spirit and kindness, and loved learning about how they cultivated both. It was a chilly weekend- the heated blanket kept us warm at night, and the warm bathroom came much appreciated. Lastly, one cannot leave without a taste of Bob's delicious maple syrup!