The growing Tiny House Movement has seen a rise in people seeking small places to call home. But, unfortunately, so many people are struggling to find affordable homes, leaving them dangerously close to homelessness.
However, tiny houses offer a brilliant solution, and they come with the extra advantage of being portable! Who wouldn’t love taking their creature comforts when they’re traveling?
By living in a tiny house, you can scratch that adventurous itch without leaving your precious belongings behind.
Researching tiny houses can be overwhelming. There are so many on the market, and it can be challenging to know which one would suit you best.
So to help you find inspiration, we’ve put together a list of 20 great portable tiny houses.
Wow! What a classy tiny home on wheels. This adorable house has everything you need to be comfortable, and the stylish dark wood makes it pop on this green landscape.
We love the deep, rich tones, making it look super modern despite being made of timber.
The cabin aesthetic would fit in well when towed into any lush landscape. This cute porch is a perfect place for kicking off your shoes or sitting on a chair and looking out over the water.
Searching for a bright, light color scheme? Why not take inspiration from this white cabin-style tiny home with the traditional pitched roof!
We adore that even though it’s on wheels, you wouldn’t realize it could be moved if you couldn’t see them!
The designer hasn’t rejected style; the dark-colored window frames invite you into the property. The blossoming flowers in the planter outside are a lovely touch, too!
Leafy Green Home
If you fancy a home that complements natural surroundings, this muted house would be ideal.
The adorable roof windows add an extra dimension to the shape and would be a fun way to enjoy the view.
The architect has put in windows aplenty to keep the interior light so that the small footprint doesn’t feel cramped. The sloping veranda is a terrific method for keeping the water running away from visitors at the door, too.
A tiny home with an octagonal feature window? Yes, please! This retro design respects the surrounding forest by being stained to highlight the luscious woodgrain. Gazing through the skylight on a clear night would be magical.
Alternatively, you could lie back and watch the birds swooping overhead for a front-seat view of the local wildlife.
This cabin’s quirkiness has us falling in love with it! The funky framed windows really make these minor features pop! Painting the accents white means that the cabin’s boxy shape is broken up to add interest.
The cute hanging planters on the back mean it looks like something from a children’s storybook. This home truly would fulfill kids’ dreams!
For the super sustainability-conscious, this cabin will be right up your alley! It saves the owner so much money every month due to eco-friendly features that reduce its carbon footprint.
The 18-square-foot building has two bedrooms, two floors, a kitchen, living room, and shower room all under one roof! The house uses thermal cladding to save money and has an electric hook-up point for attaching to a power supply.
If you’re a Lord of The Rings fan, you may find yourself saying “my precious” when you see this tiny house! The fun circular entranceway leads your eyes smoothly into the rustic wooden interior.
We love that the overlapping wooden cladding looks like dragon’s scales. The leafy upper part would frame the view so well out the upper window. This would be a dream to live in for families with adventurous children.
Cottage On Wheels
Hesitant to move into a tiny house because you love buildings with character?
This little place proves that you can pack a lot of standard features into a small home without it looking cramped!
We love that there’s a flip-down bed so that you can maximize floor space when you’re not sleeping. The rustic beams in this cottage could be found in centuries-old properties, too!
With this home, you can take country thatched charm even into a super modern city.
Tudor Micro Cottage
This tiny home built in Olympia, Washington, is delightfully designed with quirky architecture. How adorable are the green window shutters?!
We love the arty take on traditional houses; the designer has made the roof curve and added angular wooden decorations.
Waking up and throwing the shutters open to the sound of chirping words would make us feel like we’re living in a children’s animation film.
Wow! This house proves that rooves don’t have to be boring!
This traditional caravan style brilliantly makes the top a prominent feature, letting it hug the home. With this design, living in this home would feel super cozy!
If you have kids in your life, I’m sure they’d love to imagine they’re traveling on the open road in the olden days in this humble abode. We could spend hours studying the intricately painted decorations here.
Metallic Glamping Getaway
You can stay in this Gloucestershire, U.K. tiny home and experience the space-age metallic life from your childhood daydreams.
his charming air-stream-style building would be fun for little ones to visit and clamber up the spiral staircase.
We adore that there’s even an entertaining terrace area on the roof for adults to enjoy watching the sunset with a fancy cocktail.
How charming is this house?! We love the hashing window panes, solid wooden doors, and forest green beams. And, the joy is in the details for this one; the overlapping roof tiles look like mermaid’s tails!
We adore that special care has been taken to make the door brackets rustic and neat cladding pattern.
Traditional Vintage Caravan
Wow! The decorations on this caravan are genuinely stunning and must’ve taken ages to create. If you’re looking for pattern inspiration for jazzing up a tiny home, this exterior has loads of designs to choose from.
This rustic design would make a great weekend getaway destination without technology for a reset.
Embracing the country lifestyle is easy with this two-bedroom cabin clad in corrugated materials. The minimalist design matches the rural surroundings, meaning it would fit well parked up in the wilderness.
Keeping the colors super paired back allows us to fully appreciate the simple and effective design!
Aircraft Training Fuselage Upcycled House
Living the high life is simple in this converted aircraft piece! The curves make for a futuristic home that recycles otherwise scrapped parts, ideal for the environmentally conscious. This tiny home proves that sustainability and reusing old materials can create stylish designs.
We love that gray tones have been used to complement the metallic exterior, too.
This Canadian house is built for sub-zero temperatures, so even if you live in a colder climate, it shows you can live the tiny home dream! The different-sized windows add interest and create fun asymmetry.
Having no overhanging porch also means that it’s easy to tow on a highway without worrying about bits of your home scraping other vehicles.
Ideal for a weekend getaway in style, this shiny home has an extendable balcony area. So, it even comes with in-built outside space, wherever you go!
The sleek metallic finish on the exterior continues inside to create this space-age effect.
We adore that there’s even a handy umbrella for shading you from the sun, wind, and rain, too. How cute are the matching silver hub caps!
Mad Men Inspired
This masculine trailer will bring style to any landscape, nodding to the hit show, ‘Mad Men .
The angular edges and glowing windows remind us of mysteriously narrowed eyes! The dark color makes the warm interior pop, inviting people in to discover its secrets.
There’s a simple fold-down porch that is a nice touch to reveal the cabin’s side. The pointed edges would perfectly match any mountain range you travel to.
Horse Trailer Turned Into A Gypsy Wagon
This tiny home is a fabulous way to celebrate those who are besotted with their ponies while reusing an old horse trailer. The stylish metallic accents elevate this horse trailer into a chic home that you may have to stop your ponies from galloping into!
The beams make it appear like a traditional cottage, ideal for rural lovers who want to take their country taste on the road.
Old RV Conversion
If you’re looking for a tiny home that reworks what you’ve already got, renovating an RV like this one could be an ideal option! The old RV is unrecognizable; the care to put in funky wooden details works so well.
We adore the overlapping timber, which reminds us of bird’s feathers and would smoothly fit into any wooden landscape, too.