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17 Tiny Dream Homes Under 200 Square Feet

Published On 02/18/2015 Published On 02/18/2015
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17 Tiny Dream Homes Under 200 Square Feet

Last year, we showed you the coolest houses money can buy under 1,000 square feet. Now, get ready to downsize even further. The tiny house movement has inspired people around the world to go greener and adopt a simpler lifestyle, but simple doesn't have to mean sacrificing your drool-worthy dream pad. Get a look at these little guys, which finally offer definitive proof that size doesn't matter.

Cinderbox Dwelling

1. The Cinderbox Dwelling

Square Footage: 200
Price: $19,000
Burnt-wood siding and floor-to-ceiling windows give the Cinderbox a distinctly modern feel, inspired by a simplistic Japanese aesthetic.

Glass Media

2. The Rhino Cube Zulu Queen

Square Footage: 160
Price: $52,400
This industrial-looking home is inspired by shipping containers, and features a full kitchen, and 1,250 watt solar generator for off-the-grid sustainability.

Tumbleweed Houses

3. The Cypress

Square Footage: 130
Price: $57,000
Tractor hook up and propane tanks for heating and power means this option from Tumbleweed Houses can hit the road at a moment's notice.

The Bunkie

4. The Bunkie

Square Footage: 106
Price: $25,000
There's no building permit required to construct one of these little guys, so you can have your new beach getaway ready in just a couple days.

Tiny Texas Houses

5. Tiny Texas Houses

Square Footage: 120+
Price: Varies
Not everything is bigger than Texas. This Lonestar state company churns out rustic-looking prefab homes, and no two are alike.

The Hermit House

6. The Hermit House

Square footage: Customizable
Price: $1,000/10 square feet
These adjustable micro homes home in four different models, and can be purchased as DIY plans or flat-packed.

Kenjo

7. Kenjo Outdoor Cottage

Square footage: 161
Price: Available upon request
Swedish design firm Kenjo developed this home with a retractable roof and patio, designed to give you more outdoor space at the snap of your fingers.

Gute Shepherd Hut

8. Gute Shepherd Hut

Square footage: 112+
Price: Available upon request
With many customizable options, this tiny getaway comes fully furnished with tiny house-sized furniture, giving you more time to relax and unplug. 

Tiny Housing CA

9. The Leaf House

Square footage: 97
Price: $40,000
From a Canadian-based firm, the Leaf House is fully mobile and is built with hyper-insulating materials to withstand falling winter temps as low as -58 °F.

Tumbleweed Houses

10. The Linden

Square Footage: 131
Price: $60,000
Take your "Cabin In The Woods" to the streets with this trailer-equipped offering from Tumbleweed.

Trakke

11. Jero

Square Footage: 135
Price: $6,909
Say hello to the modern age yurt, the ultimate way to go on the lam in 21st century style.

Heirloom

12. Tiny Heirloom House

Square Footage: 192
Price: Available upon request
Specializing in sustainable luxury, Heirloom homes can be plugged into a power source or run off wind or solar. 

The Mini House

13. The Mini House

Square Footage: 161
Price: $29,550
These flat-packed houses will require some assembly, but they jam-pack all the essentials, and even have a modular design if you want to combine more than one to make a tiny dream compound.

Chris Tack

14. Portland Alternative Dwellings Sweatpea

Square Footage: 136
Price: $99 (Plans)
Skylights, sleeping loft, and window seat storage make this home high on charm and cozy vibes.

Fourlights Houses

15. The Gifford

Square Footage: 112
Price: $12,000
A cedar roof is a rugged touch on this tiny home fit for a tall person—its cathedral ceiling peaks at almost 10 feet tall.

Rocky Mountain Tiny Homes

16. Rocky Mountain Tiny Homes

Square Footage: 122
Price: $27,350
This corrugated tin model sold for almost $30K, but the designer can happily build you your own.

MAPA Architects

17. The Minimod

Square Footage: 200+
Price: Available upon request
Brazil-based MAPA Architects have created a modular mini home designed to be easily transported and durable in even the most wild of terrains. 


Ali Drucker is a staff writer for Supercompressor. At just over five feet tall, these all seems like excellent investment properties to her. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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