Bigger is better - or is it? Instead of renting a large holiday house by the beach or in the national park, how about the opposite? It is worth renting out a tiny house once in a while? Assuming one is not traveling with a family (and especially a large family), a stay at a tiny house can be very rewarding and charming. Sometimes it's nice to be minimalist.
Treehouses are often quaint tiny houses that are perfect to spend the summertime with one's significant other for a romantic time together. Another time one many be tempted to book a tiny house is when looking for a more authentic rustic cabin accommodation.
Why Choose A Tiny House Accommodation
It is not necessarily a given that a tiny house will actually be cheaper than a regular house. If it is just a small accommodation, then it may be cheaper. But very often tiny houses are more unique and works of art and so may not actually be cheaper at all.
The ingenuity with tiny accommodations can include potato houses, small rustic cabins, cave accommodation, treehouses, treehouses in the shape of a flying saucer, treehouses in the shape of a bird's nest, igloo accommodation, and so much more.
So when thinking about having a tiny house, one can consider booking one because its cheaper (like a studio flat) or a work of art.
Reasons To Book A Tiny House:
- Save Money
- Enjoy A Charming Work Of Art
Of course, a tiny house is not likely to work well if one has a family, but if one is traveling solo can be conforming as a couple it can be romantic.
- Tip: Don't Book A Tiny House With Children
- Artistic Tiny Houses: Cave Accommodation, Treehouses, Rustic Cabins
Examples of Tiny Houses For Rent
Often tiny houses are boutique and unique, they are often very different from normal accommodation and offer a very novel experience.
The Big Idaho Potato Hotel
The Big Idaho Potato Hotel is an excellent example of where the state of Idaho lives up to its stereotype for potato and so even has a giant potato turned cozy getaway for two. This 6-ton potato has traveled on the back of a semi to 48 states to celebrate Idaho's Potato heritage.
Now it rests on 400 acres of farmland just south of Boise. It has been stylized and now has the comforts of home including a custom-built bed. A spa retreat is just across in an adapted silo where one can gaze up at the stars.
- Bed: One Queen bed
- Price: $250.00 a Night Plus Cleaning Fees and Taxes
The Glass House In Upstate New York
This stunning and beautifully designed teeny tiny Glass House in New York is nestled in amongst orchards, vineyards, and wildlife. It measures only 180 square feet but has all the modern comforts of home (air con, kitchen, WiFi). With large windows surrounding the queen bed from three sides, it is one of the most romantic and charming places to spend the night watching the snow fall in the winter.
- Location: Around 90 Minutes From NYC
- Bed: One Queen bed
Tiny Cabin in North Carolina
If one is going into the wilderness and is looking for a cabin. Put the cabin back into the cabin. In the pioneering days cabins were always small - not the large suburban like houses that pass as cabins today. This tiny cabin in North Carolina nestled in the woods offers a rustic living spaces with two full bedrooms. It manages to economize its space to prove a living room, bathroom, and a screened-in porch.
The forest and pond are within walking distance for one to explore and offers a woodsy tiny-house vacation.
- Rooms: Two Bedrooms, Living Room, Bathroom, Porch
Harold's Treehouses Sweden
In Sweden Harold's has 7 unique treehouses for people to experience. They are located in Sweden's far northern mystical lands of Lapland and include the Bird's Nest, the UFO, the Mirrorcube, the Cabin, the 7th Room, the Dragonfly, and the Blue Cone.
The Bird's Nest and UFO are particularly eye-catching. Their may not be much space in the rooms, but they are certainly worth it for the unique experience.
- Capacity: 2 Adults and 3 Children (Or Little Green Men)
- Price For Two: 4,700 SEK ($550) (Seasonally Priced)