30 Tiny House Rentals That Pack a Ton of Personality in a Little Space

Live out your tiny-house dreams in one of these rentals. Trust us — they may look small, but you'll soon realize they're surprisingly spacious.

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These tiny houses are the definition of downsizing. A bed, a kitchenette, and maybe a couch if you're lucky. You'll realize, after a weekend in one of these rentals, that that's pretty much all you need. We rounded up the cutest tiny homes you'll love to visit for a minimalist getaway.

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Jack Sparrow House
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Tiny Jack Sparrow House in Cornwall, U.K.

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The Jack Sparrow House is a cabin that’s so unique, you’ll feel like you’re in a fairytale. With a door shaped like a flame and a cozy lofted bed adorned with strung lights, this cottage will be the best part of your vacation. Plus, it’s only a 10-minute walk to the beach.

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Adobe Dome
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Adobe Dome in Terlingua, Texas

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If you're ever looking to live off the grid, this is the place for you. Located near Big Bend National Park, this tiny, isolated, solar-powered dome has unobstructed views of the incredible sunrises and sunsets that almost match the breathtaking view of the night sky. Just a note before you book — there's no shower and no flushing toilet.

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Tiny Modern House
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Tiny Modern House in Austin, Texas

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This beautiful, modern studio house will make your Austin stay so much more enjoyable. The whole space is newly furnished with a bathroom and efficiency kitchen. Plus, you're just a 10-minute walk from downtown.

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Old Tower
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Tiny Old Tower in Tuoro sul Trasimeno, Italy

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Two people can snuggle up in this old tower right on the Tuscan countryside. The compact first floor has a little dining table for two, a kitchenette, and a spiral staircase up to the second floor’s queen bed and bathroom. Outside, there’s a private garden, pergola, and swimming pool. Guests rave about the views of Lake Trasimeno.

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Bubble House
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The Tiny Bubble Lodge in Dournazac, Limousin, France

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You won’t even notice how compact your living space is in this Bubble lodge. The clear walls allow you to fall asleep under the stars. It's the closest thing to being one with nature.

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Mushroom Dome
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Tiny Mushroom Dome in Aptos, California

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The Mushroom Dome Cabin will be your hideaway buried in the woods. Surprisingly, it sleeps up to three people on one hide-a-bed and one queen mattress that looks out to the partial skylight. The 10 acres of land allow guests to hike, pet goats, and watch hummingbirds.

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Cocoon
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The Cocoon Three in Fondettes, France

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An hour outside of Paris sits this human-sized cocoon, perched in the trees above. Containing only a large round bed and little nets to hold your belongings, you'll need to climb down the net to go to the bathroom or the nearby cabins that act as a living room.

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Tiny House by the Bay
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Tiny House by the Bay in Olympia, Washington

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This tiny house on wheels is just as quaint on the inside as it is on the outside. The lofted full bed has a skylight that's perfect for stargazing. During the day, take the private trail right to the beach, or enjoy hiking trails at the nearby state park.

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Half-moon
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Half Moon House in Gasquet, California

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Spend a weekend “off-the-grid” in the wilderness. The Half-Moon cabin has no electricity or cellphone service, uses composting toilets, and has a sauna/bathhouse 200 yards away. Just don’t be surprised if you see wild animals at night or during the day. The owners said you might even see a black bear if you’re lucky.

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Aroma(n)tica Treehouse
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Aroma(n)tica Treehouse in Monferrato, Italy

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Suspended off the ground is this adorable little nest with a bed overlooking the hills of San Salvatore Monferrato. Mauro, the host, who lives with his wife on the property in their own home, allows guests to visit his wine cellar, use the swimming pool, and gives great dinner recommendations, according to previous guests.

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Hobbit House
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The Tiny Hobbit House in Orondo, Washington

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Kick your feet up and relax just like Bilbo Baggins in this real-life Hobbit hole. You'd think a place like this only exists in Middle Earth, but it's actually right in Washington. The tiny one-bedroom, one-bath is built into the Columbia River Gorge mountainside, and it'll offer a truly magical experience for guests.

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Shotgun Cottage
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Shotgun Cottage in New Orleans, Louisiana

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It may look extremely tiny from the front, but this cottage actually goes back pretty far — 400 square feet, to be exact. Central air, a hot tub, and a rain shower head are just a few of the amenities that make up for the small space. The best part is that it’s located two blocks from the famous Magazine Street.

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Tree Sparrow
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Tiny Tree Sparrow House in Helston, Cornwall, U.K.

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Built on an ash tree overlooking both the sea and countryside of Helston, Cornwall, this little treehouse is the real deal. With full branches from the tree's stump coming through the walls, it'll be a magical, relaxing-getaway experience.

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Winchester Manor
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Cottage at Winchester Manor in New Market, Alabama

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This cottage is located in the back garden of the Winchester Manor — not to be confused with the Winchester Mystery House. This one is tiny and adorable and located right in the downtown area of New Market, with amazing restaurants surrounding it.

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Lava Rock Hale
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Lava Rock Hale in Pāhoa, Hawaii

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This tiny hut has guests raving. Besides the circular hut itself, visitors love the outdoor shower and bathroom. You’ll also be able to fully tap out, because there's no Wi-Fi or cellular service.

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Caravan
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The Caravan in Ventabren, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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This is an old-fashioned caravan named Shambala whose interior is just as cute and compact as its surroundings. Complete with a nearby pool and garden, guests love the convenience this rental offers to explore Provence.

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Cozy Hut
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Cozy Hut in Oakland, Maryland

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You’ll get to stay in one of the five huts on the 300 acres of private land. Each hut is pretty tiny, and there's a separate bath house close by. You can even rent a teepee for an additional fee, which would be a fun first-time camping experience for kids.

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Silo Studio
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Tiny Silo Studio in Tyringham, Massachusetts

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You’ll be in love when you see the inside of the Silo Studio Cottage. What used to be a sculpting studio is now transformed into an adorable tiny house with a canopied queen bed upstairs. The large screened windows above the bed allow guests to fall asleep to the sounds of the nearby pond.

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Carriage House
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Carriage House in Bozeman, Montana

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This carriage house is already small to begin with, but when you see it with its surrounding creek and mountains, it looks even tinier. Very clean and well-kept, guests will love their nature-filled stay at what Outside Magazine calls “the Best Airbnb Property.”

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Seattle Tiny House
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Tiny House in Seattle, Washington

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This one is definitely on the smaller end, but it's very purposefully designed with everything you need. Inside is a queen- and twin-sized loft, a mini fridge and freezer, and a bathroom with a shower and composting toilet that vents outdoors.

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Gingerbread house
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Gingerbread House in Geyserville, California

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Literally out of a storybook, the Gingerbread House has colored glass windows. Because the inside is so small, you'll want to spend time at the nearby pool, sauna, and hot tub that all guests have access to.

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Art Studio
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Rustic Cabin in San Diego, California

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The tiny Rustic Cabin in San Diego runs on solar power, and it's pretty environmentally friendly. All the water from the cabin drains into the plants outside, and it even has a composting toilet where the guests have to dispose of their bagged waste at the end of each day.

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Dome Home
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Dome Home in Slater-Marietta, South Carolina

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If Patrick Star were a real person and lived in a home, this would be it. Even though it isn't the most eye-catching rental from the outside, guests have loved their stay in the dome.

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1926 Caboose
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1926 Caboose in Natural Bridge, Virginia

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This 200-square-foot, 1926 model caboose will turn your next family vacation into an adventure. Clean and charming, this rental can accommodate a small family or couple. The brick patio outside is perfect to enjoy a fire while making s'mores under the stars.

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Tiny House in Rosendale
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Tiny House in the Town of Rosendale, Cottekill, New York

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You’ll want to bring your mountain bike to this tiny house rental. The “off-the-grid” cabin has a double bed, a twin sleeping loft, and 10 miles of trails.

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Rustic Yurt
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Rustic Yurt in Circleville, West Virginia

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This round yurt was originally built in the ‘70s, and it was recently renovated. What draws guests to this tiny circular rental is the 400-acre campus that surrounds it. You’ll be able to fish, hike, explore caves, and just relax.

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Hudson Valley Tiny House
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Hudson Valley Tiny House in New Paltz, New York

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Cozy up in this tiny house in the Hudson Valley. It’s perfect for a relaxing weekend on the river-bend. Guests can go rock climbing, hike, or explore the local winery, downtown area, and more.

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Lewis and clark
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Lewis and Clark Tiny House in Hamilton, Montana

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You’ll love this small getaway filled with character and detail that's located right along the banks of Skalkaho Creek in Hamilton. It's just a short drive into town, but it's far enough that you can enjoy the peace and quiet.

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Lake House
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Tiny Lake House in Orlando, Florida

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It’s nothing but beach vibes at this tiny lake house. Spend a weekend relaxing on the deck, paddle boarding, kayaking, or fishing, and you’ll fall in love with this Florida home.

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Portland House
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Tiny House in Portland, Oregon

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This tiny house is just steps away from Portland’s hottest restaurants in the Alberta Arts District. It’s neatly decorated and just steps away from the owner’s chicken coop, where you can grab fresh eggs to cook up breakfast.

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