Chancey Bush
Evie Seevers, 8, left, and Ella Seevers, 10, pose in their tree house, which stands 14 feet off the ground and is connected by a wooden bridge to the playhouse. The family lives on Conifer Mountain.
Made in the shade

If a man’s home is his castle, then his treehouse can be thought of as his tiny villa.

Some treehouses have an elegant simplicity, while others are more elaborate in design — with multiple stories, lofts, rope bridges and homey amenities.

The treehouses have turned dads and granddads into construction engineers and builders.