Who says bigger is always better? While opulent, sprawling mansions might have once been the gold standard of aspirational luxury, the tiny house revolution shows that more square footage doesn't always win the day. Living in these smaller accommodations means lower bills, a smaller carbon footprint, and freedom from excessive material goods--all without compromising aesthetics. Needless to say, they're anything but cartoonish.
These tiny homes show that smart design, beautiful finishes, and unbeatable luxury aren't limited to huge mansions with multi-million dollar price tags. With hardwood flooring, stained glass panels, sleek finishes, and the right furnishings, these tiny homes are anything but simple. Scroll down to see ten insanely luxurious tiny houses.
10 Cayman by Tiny Heirloom Luxury Homes
Tiny Heirloom Luxury Homes' motto reads: "Home is where you park it." And, sure enough, all of the model homes from this Oregon-based company are totally mobile. And, they offer selections that can either serve as a unique setting for corporate events or high-quality family homes build to last.
Their most luxurious model is the spacious Cayman. With two bedrooms, an exquisite kitchen, modern finishes, and energy-efficient solar panels, this tiny home is perfect for a family looking to keep their family close and their carbon footprint small.
9 Alpha by New Frontier Tiny Homes
With models built to sleep 2-6, these tiny homes can comfortably house single-flyers, couples, and families alike. True to its name, New Frontier Tiny Homes uses the materials and textures of nature as its muse. Their cabin-style homes are rustic-chic and undeniably cozy.
How nice would it be to spend a winter in their signature Alpha home? With a fold-down patio and floor to ceiling windows, Alpha allows its owners to immerse themselves fully in nature. But, with its jacuzzi tub and comprehensive kitchen, residents won't compromise luxury.
8 Davenport, Florida's Tiny Home Gem
This stunning home in Davenport was once featured on HGTV's "Tiny House, Big Living." No surprise there! This 270 square foot home playfully uses features like columns and stained glass panels to give the tiny home a luxe upgrade. And, with contrasting white stained walls and dark beams, colorful glass sconces, this tiny home is seriously homey.
While there's only 270 square feet of living room, the smart designs make rooms for a washer/dryer, a queen-sized bed, a twin bed, and plenty of storage. In 2016, the Florida home hit the market for $85,000.
7 Magnolia by Minimaliste Homes
Canadian-based Minimaliste Homes offers tiny-home hopefuls homes that prioritize ultimate sustainability, super-modern design, and personalized surface.
Their most luxurious model is the Magnolia. With white walls, contrasting dark beams, and an open-concept common space, the Magnolia oozes approachable luxury. To live in a Magnolia home will cost you $98,285. Minimaliste Homes allows buyers of their tiny homes a variety of ways to customize their new digs. Skylights, heated floors, and solar panels are just a few examples of additions buyers can select to make their home their own.
6 Buitenhuis by Chris Collaris Architects
This two-story dream holiday home was launched at Dutch Design Week 2017 by the acclaimed Dutch design groups Droomparken, Chris Collaris Architects, and Dutch Invertuals. With exposed wood, lots of indoor plants, and a minimalist, natural color scheme, the Buitenhuis allows its visitors to retreat away from the hustle and bustle of urban life and unwind in a relaxing space inspired by, and immersed in, the natural environment.
The Buitenhuis isn't just designed to be looked at; its design is practical and ready to be used by busy urbanites. Situated in locations all around the Netherlands, the interior of this tiny holiday home can be adapted and customized to suit its clients' demands and wishes.
5 Renovated Airstream by The Modern Caravan
Ellen Prasse and Kate Oliver started renovating vintage Airstream homes in 2014 and, in 2017, began the blog Modern Caravan to "[cultivate an] open, honest, and loving community among today’s modern nomads and caravan builders."
On Modern Caravan, the couple also share their current renovation projects, including "Isla," a delightfully charming, colorful airstream.
4 The Kokosing by Modern Tiny Living
The Kokosing by Modern Tiny Living is designed to combine practical living and stylish comfort and produce a 256 square feet house that retails for $65,000.
Clad in stunning Acacia hardwood flooring, poplar interior walls, and with white quartz countertops, the Kokosing's premium materials give it a luxurious feeling. And it's functional, too. Modern Tiny Living calls the Kokosing "truly the most livable tiny home in the world."
3 Escher by New Frontier Tiny Homes
New Frontier's Tiny Homes' second appearance on this list is the Escher home. This family home sleeps up to six and has a dreamy loft that can fit a king bed, and a luxurious kitchen with a beautiful hammered copper backsplash.
Looking to downsize, join the tiny home revolution, and move into this super luxurious tiny home? You can purchase the Escher house for a cool $181,000 (plus any extra personalization you want to add, including a skylight above the bed-loft built for night gazing!)
2 Freedom V2 Alabama Tiny Homes
After 20 years in construction, the founder of tiny Alabama Tiny Homes joined the small home revolution. Now, Alabama Tiny Homes offers residents custom-built tiny homes in a 6-8 week waiting period!
Their most luxurious model is the $68,000 Freedom V2. Alabama Tiny Homes flawless combines cool industrial vibes with comfortable luxury--warm wooden floors, and wood paneling on the walls flawlessly complement stainless steel lattice. Also, check out the amazingly tiled bathroom! Builders from Alabama Tiny Homes will meet with each client to provide personalized service and achieve their every goal.
1 Eco huts at the Kimo Estate
While the rest of the homes on this list you can purchase (or, at one point, could have purchased), these eco huts are situated on the Kimo estates and may be rented for weddings, corporate events, or vacations.
However, like the rest of the tiny homes on this list, these upscale accommodations don't cut corners when it comes to luxury. This sleek A-frame looks out onto sensational, panoramic views of rural New South Wales. One night in these beautiful little home will cost you $350 a night.