Several years ago, I got hooked on a TV show called "Tree house Masters." It features Pete Nelson and his crew, going around the country, building custom tree houses.

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I also have spent way too much time watching another show, "Tiny House Nation," involving families doing the ultimate in downsizing.

A recent check of airbnb.com revealed a getaway place that combines the two concepts - a tiny house style tree house. And, it's not far from here.

When you go south on Highway 19 and cross the Missouri River, you'll find yourself in Hermann, smack in the middle of Missouri wine country.

That's where you'll find the Sunset Tree House, a tiny house/tree house that's part of a group of BnB's known as The Cottage.

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The Sunset Tree House gets its name because of the way the sunset lights up the main level and the balcony, complete with a queen size bed.

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As with so many of these tree house BnB's we've run across, Sunset has all the comforts of home, with hot and cold running water for the sink, shower and toilet, and a fridge, microwave and coffee maker.

If you're looking for a jumping off spot for the obligatory wine tour of the Hermann area, this looks like a really good idea.