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If you’re looking to build a detached accessory dwelling unit in Seattle, the city has a list of pre-approved construction plans. This can streamline the permitting process, as all you need to do is pick a plan and connect with the designer.

There are plans available in various sizes, from 288 square feet to 1000 square feet. And there are a variety of designs to choose from, so you can find one that fits your needs and taste.

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Browse the City’s Growing Catalog of Pre-Approved DADU Small Cottage Plans

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Here’s a tiny house you can walk to the beach from out of  Dennis Port, Massachusetts.

It’s called the Sand Pebble Cottage, available to book via HomeAway, and located within 1/2 mile from the beach, and 1/2 mile to the village of Dennis Port. What do you think?

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Sand Pebble Tiny Cottage Vacation near Cape Cod – The Dennis Port Tiny House

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This is the Laurelhurst DADU in Seattle, Washington by MicrohouseNW, they specialize in backyard cottages. This one is a 575-square-foot home with a 390-square-foot footprint. The cabin even features a living/green roof, exposed trusses, and interestingly enough, the bedroom is downstairs. Opposite of a loft, hehe.

DADU stands for Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit, which is basically just another term for a detached guest house. These guest houses are one way to design and build small homes while still meeting local building codes. And in Seattle, people are even creating their own homeowners associations (HOAs) and selling their backyard cottages to others. Yes, some have been listed and recently sold, and we talk about that in this article.

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Beautiful Small Backyard Cottage in Seattle, Washington… The Laurelhurst Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit

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This is how accessory dwelling units (guest houses) are being restructured into condominiums so that they can be sold separately from the primary residence on the property. Pretty interesting, right? What do you think?

…increasingly people are using condominium agreements to sell DADUs separately from the primary residence.1

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How Accessory Dwelling Units Are Being Sold Separate From Their Primary Residences in Seattle

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This is a tiny house built out of bricks! It’s quite nice, isn’t it? Being in the United States, it’s actually kind of rare to see something like this… A seemingly new structure that’s, well, pretty small of a house.

Well, the reason this website exists is to showcase interesting examples of tiny and small homes in the hopes that it is entertaining for you and that it will somehow and in some way inspire more small homes to actually be built. Cool, right? So this is the Wentworthville Granny Flat Tiny House in Australia by 5 Star Granny Flats. Enjoy!

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Tiny brick house in Australia… A legal backyard tiny home😊

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This is a granny flat tiny house on a foundation in Australia. It’s called the Smithfield and it’s designed by 5 Star Granny Flats and built by 5 Star Builders.

It’s one of their 1-bedroom designs, but they also offer 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and even completely custom designs. What do you think of it?

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Granny flat cottage on a foundation in Australia… The perfect legal tiny home?

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This is a one-bedroom tiny cottage with a garage. It’s a granny flat (guest house) in Australia called the Northmead by 5 Star Granny Flats.

It’s a one bedroom house design with a full kitchen, bathroom, and one-car garage. It’s perfect, isn’t it? What would you pay for a house like this in your area?

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One-bedroom tiny cottage on a foundation with a one-car garage by 5 Star Granny Flats

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This is the Urban Chalet. It’s a modern tiny house on a foundation in Lexington, Kentucky that you can vacation in.

This inspiring, modern guest house was designed from the ground up for guests to live, work, and rejuvenate in a quiet place.

Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks!

Urban Chalet Modern Tiny House Vacation

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Images via Airbnb

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This is the Cupcakes and Cashmere Tiny House. It’s a 300 sq. ft. space that used to be a garage!

In the past, this same space has been used as storage, a small office, back to storage, and today it’s a tiny guest house.

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Cupcakes and Cashmere Tiny House

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