6 Tiny Houses That Squeeze Function Into Every Square Foot
These homes featured on HGTV's 'Tiny House, Big Living' are small on square footage but big on function. Take a tour, then decide: Would you spring for a home sweet tiny home?
Once upon a time, a cozy house less than 1,000 square feet was considered pretty petite. Now, homeowners are finding themselves making homes as small as 300, 200 and even under 100 square feet not only livable, but downright attractive. Check out these tiny homes and try to decide just how tiny you could go.
This homeowner managed to fit in a climbing wall, aquaponics system and even an outdoor chicken coop.
Clutter Free and Contemporary
A glass wall, tons of hidden storage under the staircase and an abundance of natural light give this tiny home a cool, contemporary vibe.
A rooftop extension, solar panels and a bedroom that easily converts into an office gave this school bus new life as a portable mini home. Here's a shot of the bus during the transformation:
After the makeover, it has a fresh coat of army green paint and a host of multi-functional spaces, including a combination office and yoga studio.
Ready to Entertain
A washer and dryer combo helps save space, but the real star of this tiny home is this fantastic rooftop deck that adds extra living space and the ideal spot to relax.
Loads of stair storage left plenty of room for a cat bed and even a cat bridge in this pet-friendly tiny home.
All the Amenities
Who would have guessed this small space could fit a sectional, double sink and spiral staircase?
When Wedgies Are Welcome
Wedge Salad for Two
Just because you go off the grid doesn’t mean you can’t update your Facebook page by the fire. Each Wedge comes wired for cable and Internet. Mini gas-burning or electric fireplaces and AC can also be added.
While the Nomad’s Nest model from Wind River Tiny Homes will go just about anywhere you like, it is designed to stay put, not be pulled like an RV. However, should you decide to pull up stakes, this home can be toted to a new location whenever you like.
Come on Get Happy
The one-of-a-kind Toybox Home is the result of two guys running into each other at a Chicago reclaimed materials store. Frank Henderson, a music student, met Paul Schultz, a designer, and the two decided to design and construct a tiny house where Henderson could live while in school.
Window on the World
Tiny Before Tiny Was Cool
Tumbleweed Houses laid down its roots in 1999 basing their business model on the concept that homes could roll and lay down roots just like its namesake. All models, like this Mica, can be customized in-house or they will help you out with a DIY kit.
Whistle Stop Tour
Tumbleweed Houses are designed to weather all seasons, climates and personalities. The Cypress makes use of the most interior space, by incorporating a recessed corner porch affording the interior living area more space.
Let’s Go to Grandma’s House
There’s no longer any need to go over the river or through the woods to get to grandma’s house. Conceived as an eldercare solution, NextDoor Housing Drop Homes park loved ones right in your backyard yet afford you both independence and privacy.