Tiny Homes on Airbnb: small accommodations for rent to get away from it all

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If you’re looking to escape reality for a few days, these Airbnb mini-home rentals in remote locations across the United States offer both a change of scenery and a once-in-a-lifetime experience. After a weekend in one of these miniature homes, you’ll understand why the cottage movement is here to stay and maybe start to wonder if you really need all that storage space.

Whether you’re looking for a property with luxury amenities or want to get back to basics in a rustic shipping container (with a comfy bed, of course), all of the Airbnbs on this list are small but big. on charisma, and are great for leaving it all behind, if only for a moment.

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Saugerties, New York (Catskills)
2 guests, $ 232 per night

This cab-converted shipping container at the eastern end of the Catskill Mountains sits on 20 acres of land and is completely off-grid. Put a vinyl on the record player and make yourself comfortable in front of the wood stove, take a nap in the hammock, walk to the waterfall which is only 100 meters away, play horseshoes, toast marshmallows around the ring of fire or do all of the above. You probably won’t want to leave, but if you do, there are bars and restaurants about 10 minutes away and trails right outside the back door. Try not to get too dirty; if you want to bathe, you will have to heat water on the stove and fill the camping shower with it.
What the guests are saying: “It’s a magical place nestled in the woods where you get the healing properties of nature, a rustic experience, and you don’t have to be an expert camper to enjoy it. The container is just the right size, the surroundings are beautiful (stargazing and the nearby waterfall are big pluses), and it’s the only place I’ve been to where the nightlife puts you to sleep. There are great hikes a short drive away and quaint towns on the Hudson River (lots of great cafes in Saugerties). All in all a wonderful experience.


Lee, Massachusetts (The Berkshires)
2 guests, $ 235 per night

If you want to add a bit of fairytale to your romance, look no further than this charming two-story tower with a four-poster bed that overlooks a pond and forest, and has a pellet stove to keep you going. warm on cool nights. The tower, originally used as a summer studio by sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson, spans four acres with garden paths, stone bridges, a “chiminea” and a lily pond where it is highly regarded. plausible that the kissed frogs turn into a prince.
What the guests say: “We had the most magical weekend! The snow conditions were perfect for a snowshoe hike around the wooded property. I loved warming up by the pellet stove and watching cardinals, blue jays and chickadees at the bird feeder outside our window. Such a soft and comfortable place! ”


Marlboro, New York (Hudson Valley)
2 guests, $ 277 per night

People in any type of house probably shouldn’t throw stones, but the people who stay in that house definitely shouldn’t. Fortunately, you will be in such a state of zen that the thought will not cross your mind. This 180 square foot home is almost fully glazed, which means sweeping views of the Hudson Valley, vineyards and apple orchards, and all the wildlife that passes by to say hello. The hills provide privacy so you can walk around naked all day (if you want), and there are plenty of modern amenities, including air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a modern kitchen. There’s also a fire pit with a grill grill if you want to cook dinner that way, as well as outdoor living room furniture and a queen-size bed where you can fall asleep looking at the stars and wake up when you get up. from the sun.
What the guests are saying: “This is a great little getaway if you are looking for peaceful seclusion. The only people I spoke to for two days were deer, rabbits, and a groundhog that stopped on her lunch break. I especially appreciated being able to sleep under the stars in the comfort of a warm bed. Bring groceries, firewood and a good book, you can’t go wrong.


Sandy, Oregon
2 guests, $ 125 per night

This cabin is just outside the town of Sandy, but sits on 23 acres of private land, so you’ll never know there are people nearby (unless you want to). The house has beautiful, handcrafted touches throughout, including the star of the show: a movable window wall that opens fully to the outdoors and a comfy sofa where you can sit back and enjoy the view of Mount Hood in the distance. . There is also a fireplace with seating and a small kitchen for preparing meals, but you really stay in this little house for the view.
What the guests are saying: “The little house of my dreams. This beautiful space opens to a private view with a breathtaking view of Mount Hood just outside the deck. I spent my mornings practicing yoga with wildlife sightings right outside the open window wall system and had several spectacular nights stargazing. It was one of my favorite Airbnb experiences. ”


Columbia Falls, Montana (Whitefish Mountain)
4 guests, $ 402 per night
This two-story treehouse is the cabin you dreamed of as a kid, and now you can afford to stay there as an adult. The 500-square-foot home sits around a giant Douglas fir and has two living trees growing inside, as well as two more growing across decks. You will go up a spiral staircase to enter and another to go up to the master suite, which has a private terrace with forest views. It is also very close to Whitefish where you can enjoy fine dining if you are not ready to cook in the full kitchen, and is also just 30 minutes from Glacier National Park.
What the guests are saying: “You’d be hard pressed to find a more magical place to explore the west side of Glacier Park and the neighboring whitefish. The treehouse was a once in a lifetime experience, with a perfect host and incredibly welcoming on top of everything.


Albion, California (Mendocino)
2 guests, $ 165 per night

The only clue you’ll find that you’re only a few miles from the Pacific Ocean is that this secluded cabin is nestled among the coastal redwoods, which only grow along the Pacific coast. Inside you’ll find cozy places to sit and watch the sunlight filter through the majestic trees, a loft bed with treehouse vibes, a wood-burning stove, and a covered patio perfect for savoring a cup of coffee in the morning and a glass (or bottle) of wine in the evening. And while the little house feels completely secluded, it’s actually just a short drive to restaurants, wineries, beaches, and hikes.
What the guests are saying: “If you are looking for a true getaway with amazing quality details and craftsmanship, this hidden corner of paradise in the woods calls your soul. This cabin was a real labor of love and I just felt privileged to enjoy someone’s dream and hard work.


Damascus, Oregon
2 guests, $ 160 per night

This 200 square foot home on the bank of the Clackamas River is made from reclaimed lumber and sits on a military ammunition trailer just steps from the water, where you can swim and float or just relax on the banks watching river otters and red tail hawks. At night, sit around the campfire and make s’mores. And while the kitchen has everything you need to prepare a meal, there are several restaurants within a short drive if you wish.
What the guests are saying: “Beautiful and peaceful setting on the Clackamas River. We enjoyed playing in the water and watching the wildlife. The Little House is a great little space with stylish decor and had everything we needed for the best possible experience. We look forward to returning!”


Dover, Ohio
2 guests, $ 156 per night

This converted shipping container sits on top of a hill surrounded by trees and is also right next to the Tuscarawas River. The house is well equipped and has a lot of personal touches, but the real selling point is the terrace with a hot tub, perfect for soaking up while soaking up the stars. There is also a fire pit to gather in the evening to maximize your quiet enjoyment.
What the guests are saying: “It was an incredible space to get away from our bay and our stressful everyday life. The second we got here I felt right at home. It was clean and surprisingly spacious. The hot tub was clean and our view was wonderful. There were games and books and plenty to keep us busy and I was even able to cook a delicious dinner. Tiny living has been an incredible experience for us in this beautiful space.


Upper Hominy, NC (Pisgah National Forest)
2 guests, $ 98 per night

This converted shipping container is next to the Pisgah National Forest and is close to many hiking and swimming holes. In the morning roll up the glass garage door to admire the sights and sounds of the woods, and in the evening, enjoy music from the record player while sitting on the patio by the outdoor fireplace. If for some odd reason you’re craving “civilization,” Asheville’s beloved food, music, and beer aren’t that far away.
What the guests are saying: “What an incredible and magical space in the woods. A perfect place to unwind and reconnect with nature. The shipping container had everything you would need with some amazing stylish touches. I loved the garage door opening onto nature! Definitely, take advantage of the outdoor fireplace; what a great addition! “


Joshua Tree, California
3 guests, $ 235 per night

This tiny house may be off the grid, but it doesn’t lack luxurious amenities. There is a flat screen TV, modern kitchen, and a private ‘lawn’ (read: artificial turf) with a gas fireplace, picnic table, and handcrafted hammock. The house is minutes from Joshua Tree National Park, but even if you don’t make it, you can still enjoy the Joshua Trees that surround the property and one of the best stargazing you’ve ever had.
What the guests are saying: “What an experience! It was as if Mother Nature said every effort was made for these guests. Truly an off-grid location, you get some of the best views of Joshua Tree just by looking out the window, let alone jumping on the hammocks! ”

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