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He Built An Epic Senior-Friendly Treehouse With Elevator Access in Florida


This is the story of Dan and his amazing self-created village, called Danville, where he reigns as the town mayor.

The property is located in Geneva, Florida, north of Orlando and just 18 miles from the ocean.

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His Senior-Friendly Yurt Treehouse Has An Elevator And A Recycled Jet Hot Tub

This is the man cave, his first and accidental Airbnb project.

Dan started out his career in the air force. Then he spent many years as a plumbing contractor. Below is the airplane hangar turned town!

Then Dan was an inventor for five years with 23 U.S. patents. Here’s inside the hangar!

Today Dan is mayor of Danville, the place he built!

The first thing he built was a mancave out of an airplane hanger. One day his friend suggested putting it up on Airbnb.

And the rest, in many ways, is history. Now Dan is getting to host and meet the most interesting people in the world. And they come to him!

The property is filled with wonder and delight. From off-road Segways, alpalcas, goats, a treehouse yurt, the Danville Inn, and he’s currently keeping busy adding a Woodstock area with VW Buses to Danville…

VIDEO: He Built A 2-Story TreeHouse Yurt And More…

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Alex is a contributor and editor for TinyHouseTalk.com and the always free Tiny House Newsletter. He has a passion for exploring and sharing tiny homes (from yurts and RVs to tiny cabins and cottages) and inspiring simple living stories. We invite you to send in your story and tiny home photos too so we can re-share and inspire others towards a simple life too. Thank you!
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  • Avatar merryl
    April 24, 2021, 11:01 am

    This is awesome!

  • Avatar Jackie
    April 25, 2021, 12:01 pm

    What a wonderful idea. This gentleman has empathy and his reaction to the guest’s death really hit me in the gut. I hope his life continues with his dream in creating more like the Woodstock vans.

  • Avatar Diana
    May 6, 2021, 12:55 am

    This is an incredible passion Dan has. Made me feel so good watching him and his creation. Didn’t see how much property it sits on, does anyone know? What a nice and super talented man. Thanks for making this video possible for us!

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