The Perfect Tiny House

Bigger isn’t always better. Take the tiny house movement. The recent proliferation of tiny homes (in all shapes and sizes) has shown we love our architecture scaled down. Small in stature, but big in design… here are a few pint-sized gems that pack a stylish punch!

 

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RIDGETOP RETREATS, DEEP CREEK, AUSTRALIA

Thoughtfully adapted to the sensitive and protected environment, these three tiny houses in Australia are stylish and sustainable and the only ones allowed within Deep Creek Conservation Park.

 

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THE HIDEOUTS, CORNWALL, ENGLAND, UK

Leave your day-to-day stress behind with an off-grid stay at these unique hideouts. Secluded in the forest and cut off from outside influence, nourish your soul and detox from the blur of technology.

 

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SALIX CABIN, RUTENBERG, GERMANY

Spare design folds itself into the willow trees at these cozy cube cabins. Their clapboard structure with pop-out glass windows provide panoramic views and the perfect reading nook. Read about the development of this unique property here.

 

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SEA CABINS, MANSHAUSEN ISLAND, NORWAY

Arctic adventure just got a whole lot more modern with these cool glass sea cabins. Sleek and chic merely scrape the surface of what these beauties have to offer. Immersive waterfront views from within glass rooms cantilevered over the sea? Now that’s just showing off! Read an interview with the owner here.

 

GRÄTZLHOTEL MEIDLING, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

This is one of seven suites located around the Meidlinger Markt that together make up one hotel. Each has been converted from a commercial space, and retains some of its original character but with a contemporary spin. Read the full story here.

 

LAVA HOUSE STUDIO, PAHOA, HAWAII

Set within the ancient and rugged lava flows on Big Island, this is the smaller version of the adjacent main villa that offers a hidden leafy nook for travelers. It features a private pool and a lanai with a BBQ all nestled into an ancient and ever-evolving landscape.

 

STONE BEACH HOUSE, CHANIA, CRETE, GREECE

This beach house in Greece marries traditional values with modern comfort. Its original structure built in 1910 remains, while luxe additions have been made like a pool, terrace, and rooftop for stargazing.

 

CAPTAINS REST, STRAHAN, TASMANIA

This rustic charmer offers an enchanting slice of life, brimming with a delightful collection of objects, salty character, and picturesque views from within a little village of other waterfront cottages. Read an interview with the owner here.

 

PORTEOUS’ STUDIO, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

In the shadow of Edinburgh Castle in the Grassmarket, this tiny studio is a former garage and workshop made from a wall of glass that’s been carved into the stone facade of an 18th-century building.

Still looking for a tiny house? Browse our collection here.

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