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Couplespod at Riverstone House 6

‘Couplespod’ Cabin in South Africa

From the outside, this “couplespod” might seem a bit futuristic or even plain, but inside it’s a gorgeous modern hideaway with breathtaking mountain and water views. It’s set up with a full bathroom and kitchen, and the bedroom looks out of a large picture window at the lake. Need to relax? Head out the back [...]

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Traditional ‘Trullo’ Home in Italy With Stone-Coned Roof!

Yesterday was the first time I had ever seen a trullo house and I had to share it! These have been around since the 14th century, so there’s a good chance you are already familiar with trulli (the pural), but their design and construction is so fascinating and relatively tiny. Popular in the Italian countryside, [...]

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Round ULA Cottage in Nairobi 11

Round, Two-Bedroom ‘Ula’ Cottage in Kenya

David and his wife worked on renovating the kitchen in this Kilifi round cottage so that his mother-in-law can live here in her retirement. The beautiful cottage has panoramic coastal views and plenty of outdoor space to enjoy. The name “Ula” is the Celtic word for “seashell.” The cottage is about 40 feet in diameter [...]

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Grain Silo Cottage with a Clawfoot Bath Tub

Repurposing things is such an important part of sustainability, and grain silos offer the perfect shell for creating a really unique space. These ranchers took this one and made it into a super bright and airy farmhouse stay in Hahira, Georgia. There’s a living room with leather and cowhide seating, and a full kitchen you [...]

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Romantic Cabin with Chanedlier and Swing Bed. 14

Romantic Clear-Roof Cabin with Chandelier & Swing Bed

Want to stay in the woods without the “rustic”? This beautiful greenhouse-style cabin has all the comforts of home, including a fancy chandelier, but the glass walls and clear roof will leave you feeling like you’re sleeping in nature. There’s a hot tub, outdoor shower, indoor bathroom and a super cool hanging/swing bed! You’ll find [...]

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Airstream to 800 Sq. Ft. 1953 Bungalow Life

Melanie and her husband have been living tiny now for nearly a decade! First they decided to renovate an Aistream, which they happily lived in for four years before deciding they were ready for sticks and bricks. That’s when they found this adorable 1953 bungalow and turned the 800 square foot space into their home [...]

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The Kingdom A-frame Cabin in Burke Vermont via Alexis-Airbnb 001

The Kingdom A-frame Cabin in Burke, Vermont

This is The Kingdom A-frame cabin in Burke, Vermont. It was built in 1968, features a full kitchen, 3-rooms, and 1.5 baths. The getaway cabin is near Kingdom Trails, Lake Willoughby, and Burke Mountain. What do you think? Don’t miss other interesting A-frames and cabins like this, join our Free Tiny House Newsletter for more [...]

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Forest Gully Farms Hobbit Village Vacation Stay! 12 13

Forest Gully Farms: Hobbit Village Vacation Stay!

Sure you could stay in a hobbit hole, but about a vacation in the Shire? This little Hobbit Village in Tennessee sits at Forest Gully Farms and includes three hobbit holes which you can rent all at once! Two of the holes contain beds, and the third is a dry kitchen and dining area to [...]

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Le Lagöm Scandinavian Stay in Quebec 19

‘Big Tiny’ Scandinavian Solar Cabin

This one-of-a-kind solar-powered vacation cabin sits in the Quebec mountains, secluded from neighbors with absolutely gorgeous views! Called “Le Lagöm,” it’s supposed to encapsulate the Swedish idea of “living life with less.” The huge glass tower surrounds the living room and lets the loft bedroom lookout on the snow-capped evergreens. If you come during the [...]

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Orange Sunshine Secluded Yurt by the River 14

Orange Sunshine Secluded Yurt by the River

One of the lovely parts about yurt-living is the built-in skylight in the center of the yurt roof. This one sends “Orange Sunshine” into the interior, thus the building’s quaint name. This electricity-free structure sits in the “middle of nowhere” with beautiful river views and plenty of natural seclusion. In the cold months you can [...]

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On The Rocks Shipping Container Home w Stunning Valley Views 12

“On The Rocks” Shipping Container Home w/ Stunning Valley Views

Shipping Containers are such a great starting point for tiny houses, particularly if you’re looking for a little vacation property. This is one of three cargo container cottages on a property in Georgia with breathtaking valley views. The interior is nice and simple, with an open kitchen/bedroom area and a bathroom at one end. It [...]

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The Cozy Cottage at Two Black Cabins

This is one of two black cabins known as The Cozy Cottage in Seja, Latvia near Saulkrasti. It is a renovated shed building on the property shared with The Black A-frame, both designed as a place to escape the city and enjoy the tranquility offered here. Don’t miss other interesting cabins like this, join our [...]

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Stargazing Snow Globe Dome in Ontario

The first thing I thought when I saw this dome home was “snowglobe”! And in Ontario, there’s a good chance a winter visit would allow you to sit in the comfort of the loft bed and watch the snowfall from the sky. Inside this solar-powered off-grid vacation home you’ll find a hammock, hand-painted mural, cozy [...]

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12’ x 30’ Deluxe Tiny House Shed 8

12’ x 30’ Deluxe Tiny House: $25K

Here’s your chance to get into tiny living for a great deal! This 360 square foot tiny house (not on wheels) is for sale in Massachusetts for just $25,000. With the prices of lumber these days and skyrocketing prices for everything else, it’s pretty rare to see a tiny house this inexpensive. You will have [...]

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Canterbury Tiny Earth Cabin 11

Tiny Earth Cabin on 60 Acres in Canterbury

This magical reclaimed earth cabin is tucked in 60 acres of privately-owned land in Canterbury, New Hampshire. The one-room cottage houses a comfortable bed, unique kitchen set-up, and a cozy wood-burning stove to warm you on chilly winter nights. There’s a nearby outhouse, and wonderful trails all around perfect for forest bathing and getting away [...]

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Whimsical Tree Cottage at Bliss Ridge Farm

This is a whimsical tree cottage at Bliss Ridge Farm in Moretown, Vermont. Dr. Seuss-inspired, luxury treehouse perched at the top of an 88-acre, organic hill farm, further surrounded by 1000s of acres of wilderness. Designed by B’fer Roth, DIY network TV show host of The Treehouse Guys, this is an authentic treehouse built within [...]

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Gamer’s Park Model Tiny Home in Austin 2

Gamer’s Park Model Tiny Home in Austin

Vandila was ready to make the “next step” and get out of apartment living, but the housing market in Austin was crazy and she hated the thought of jumping into so much debt and not getting a great deal. Plus, she didn’t think she needed all the space a full home would offer. That’s when [...]

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Philadelphia Cottage 8×17

Philadelphia Cottage Built From Old Playhouse

Stevie sent us pictures of the awesome 8×17 vacation cottage he built from an old playhouse. What was simply a shell, he spent the last 3 years transforming into a fully-livable little home complete with a kitchen, nearby bathhouse (plumbed!), loft bed and comfy sitting area. I actually see these for sale on Facebook Marketplace [...]

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Molly Studio Cabin in Oakland via Sue And Bill Airbnb 002

Molly Tiny Cabin in Oakland, Maryland

This is Molly a tiny studio cabin in Oakland, Maryland that’s on Airbnb. It features garage-style windows that overlook a creek on the property. The kitchen and bathhouse are just a few steps away as separate structures. There’s an outdoor bathhouse as well as a separate indoor kitchen and bathhouse. Take a look! Don’t miss [...]

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Tiny A-Frame Cabin Plans by Solarcabin 7

Tiny A-Frame Cabin Plans by Solarcabin

Here’s another great set of plans from LaMar! These will help you build an 8×8 A-Frame, which can make an awesome little hunting cabin, outdoor office, chicken coop or even a micro tiny house if you have an outhouse of some sort. It comes with step-by-step photo instructions that LaMar posted to Instructables. He also [...]

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David’s 14×16 Bama Hideaway Cottage Reno

Back in 2006, David inherited a 14×16 cabin on his grandfather’s homestead from his father. Since then, he’s slowly taken the empty cabin and made it an awesome nature getaway that he enjoys twice a year. David lives 600 miles away from his cabin, but spends a month there when he can. He added an [...]

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Cottages on Vaughn: Half-Acre Pocket Neighborhood with Tiny Homes

It’s no surprise to anyone that there’s a housing crisis, and a need for more affordable and diverse housing options, but the folks at MicroLife Institute worked hard to do something about it. They teamed up with the city of Clarkson, Georgia — a suburb of Atlanta — to create a “micro pocket neighborhood” with [...]

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Retro 1969 School Bus Tiny House Conversion Night Time

One of a Kind School Bus Tiny House Conversion Built with Salvaged Materials

This is a 1969 International short school bus that was converted into the Old School B&B in British Columbia, Canada. It’s built with materials that were salvaged locally and it’s decorated with fun thrifted vintage items to bring us back to the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. The bus has a roof built above it to [...]

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Courtyard House V116S 4

This 1249-sq.-ft. Courtyard House Has Tiny House Design Features

This three-bedroom home is another perfectly-designed creation from Mønhuset that would work great for a small family. Like in the Farmhouse design we showed you last week, their “Courtyard House,” separates the bedrooms and main living area with a spacious breezeway/mudroom area. Which if you live anywhere with ice and snow is a HUGE plus. [...]

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Small Cabin and Tiny House in Ashland via Zillow 001

This 994-sq.-ft. Cabin Comes With A Tiny House

This is a 994-sq.-ft. cabin that also comes with a 280-sq.-ft. tiny house that sleeps up to six guests. It’s built and located in Ashland, Oregon on leased land from the Bureau of Land Management. There are also two RV hook-ups on the property. What do you think? Don’t miss other interesting tiny house-real estate, [...]

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David’s DIY A-frame Family Tiny Home

David has nearly 35 years of construction experience, and his business, “Casas Acapulco” in Mexico creates awesome custom trailers. But he contacted us to share his A-Frame cabin that he, his wife and six children built. He lives in it with his wife. The one bedroom, one bathroom cabin is about 336 square feet. It’s [...]

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Getaway House Now Has 800 Cabins Country-Wide 11

They Started With 3 Off-Grid Tiny Houses And Now They Have Hundreds

Back when we first told you about Getaway House, there were only a few homes in three different locations on the East Coast. But the concept of private, internet-free tiny homes where you can escape the demands of every day was so popular, the company now has plans for 800 tiny homes in 16 locations. [...]

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Kris’ Handmade Off-Grid Smallholding in Wales 3

Five Years in his $3k Cordwood Home

As a fellow homesteader/self-sufficient wannabe, Kris’ tour of his smallholding that he created from basically nothing for very little money is absolutely astounding. He’s planted 2,500 trees, built a solar array and hydroelectric plant, crafted his own cordwood home as well as a huge workshop, greenhouse, and multiple outbuildings all using — primarily — materials [...]

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1950s Rock n Roll Cottage at Tiny Digs 8

1950s Rock n Roll Cottage at Tiny Digs

Tiny Digs Hotel in Portland, Oregon is home to 12 different tiny home vacations, each with a different awesome theme. Their most recent addition, the “Rock n Roll” cottage, is like a time machine that takes you back to the 1950s. There’s a little retro fridge, an Elvis-Presley-covered bathroom, and an old rotary phone. The [...]

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Caney Creek: Park Model Tiny House w/ Two Ground-Floor Bedrooms

While you might imagine large loft bedrooms when you hear “park model,” there are options that keep everything on one level — like this “Caney Creek” model by Stone Canyon Homes. It takes some of the space from the main living room to create a “bonus room,” which perfectly fits bunk beds for kids. Like [...]

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Hocking Hills Butterfly Bungalow Log Cabin in Ohio Getaway Cabins 001

The Butterfly Bungalow Log Cabin

This is the Butterfly Bungalow tiny cabin. It’s a one-room log cabin with a hot tub and views of the pine woods. The little cabin sits near the Wedding Gazebo of the property which is located in the Hocking Hills of Bloomingville, Ohio. Check it out! Don’t miss other interesting small spaces like this, join [...]

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280 sq. ft. Orange Mound Tiny House for $42,500 (New Construction)

This is a 280 square foot foundation home built by Dwayne A. Jones in the historic neighborhood of Orange Mound in Memphis, Tennessee. Jones showed us another one of his creations earlier this year, but this one is even smaller and just as adorable. The tiny house is currently for sale for $42,500. Enjoy the [...]

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Lilla Rustica: Vermont Treehouse with Ramp Access

Meet the “Lilla Rustica,” a tiny treehouse in Vermont with gorgeous mountain views. The best part? You don’t have to climb a ton of steps to get inside — there’s a nice sloped bridge that takes you from property and into the treehouse. Inside there’s both a cozy downstairs bed nook, and a loft bed [...]

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