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35 Tiny House Design Ideas To Inspire Your Downsizing Plans

Who says a small house can’t ooze charm? While there are people who dream of living in a sophisticated mansion, there are also those who would rather retreat to tiny spaces. But living in a small house doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice the overall interior design. There are many gorgeous tiny house design ideas that will surely convince you to live small but happy.

A house is considered tiny if it measures less than 400 square feet. It can be a standalone structure on its own foundation, an accessory home on a larger property with a primary dwelling, or a mobile building. With small living increasing in popularity, more homeowners want to take on the challenge to make it work and make their space look adorable – even if it’s short on space.

One can enjoy a comfortable life if they know how to design and maximize the space in tiny houses. Small living is more than just a trend – it’s now a lifestyle that many people choose to live. If you’re done with large spaces and want a smaller dwelling, it’s time to go small.

Check out these tiny house design ideas for inspiration.

With the tiny house movement, more people are drawn to small living to save money. After all, you don’t need a big piece of land to build your small house on. And if you go for a mobile tiny house, it’s portable and easy to move around. It also doesn’t cost a lot to build a tiny house since there is not a need for a lot of materials. It also takes less time to build one. These houses are also attractive to eco-warriors or people who want to reduce their carbon footprint.

Other than cost, some people would rather live small because they just like the idea of simple living. There’s not a lot going on when you move into a tiny home. There’s not a lot of space to clean up and maintain. Also, there are just those who appreciate the personal and intimate space that a tiny house can offer.

Moving into a tiny home is cost-efficient and can be fulfilling for those who are organized and are aiming for financial freedom. Living small may look simple but it certainly is not for everyone. There is still a need to consider the pros and cons of downsizing before committing to the lifestyle.


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Modern Single-Story House With Hip Roof Design

A very spacious single story house.

This contemporary single story house consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a living space of 165 square meters.

This house design is typical for places that are prone to flood because it is elevated a few steps higher than the ground. This elevation is about one meter high, which does not only makes the appearance look more beautiful but provides protection from flooding.

There is no attached carport like what the usual house designs have but this house design is perfect for lots with extra space, so you can always build a garage if you want.

The glass windows make the interior naturally bright because of the natural light coming from the sun. They are also a good source of ventilation.

As you enter from the main sliding door, you will be greeted by the combined living room, dining room, and kitchen areas.

These three areas are combined to maximize the floor area in the house.

From the kitchen, there is a back door leading to the other terrace. This terrace can be used as a service area, a dirty kitchen or a laundry area.

There are also three bedrooms in this house: A bigger one which can be used as a Master’s Bedroom as it has an ensuite toilet and bath as well as two smaller rooms for the other occupants of the house.

The bedrooms are spacious enough to accommodate a full-size bed, bedside tables, and built-in cabinets.

All the bathrooms in this house are spacious.

They can fit a lavatory, a toilet bowl, some storage cabinets, and even a bathtub.

Let’s see the designs of each rooms here:

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Modern Single-Story Loft House With Polished Cement Finish

Loft is a type for modern urban style which is characterized by an abundance of open space and industrial elements such as a very high ceilings, raw brick walls, exposed beams and pipes, cement floor, etc.

In recent years, this style has become a widely popular trend all over the world. Loft house designs are mainly chosen by creative, freedom-loving people who appreciate practicality, creativity, and minimalism.

Just like this single-story house which is designed and constructed by BR Company. The bare and polished cement finish gives this house a beautiful, raw, and charming look.

The ample-sized glass doors and windows allow natural light to enter the house.

In front of the house, the spacious front steps connects to an open terrace which serves as an outdoor lounge and has enough space for a couple of chairs. A perfect place to enjoy a quiet beautiful evening or have a good party with friends.

The design of the house is simple yet outstandingly beautiful, slightly elevated to protect the property against possible floods.

The interior walls utilizes the same elegant polished cement finish in every room. The resulting gray-toned color from the walls is balanced by the radiance of the white-toned ceiling and floor.

The interior of the living room is decorated in a simple but elegant style. The tall windows and glass doors gives a resort-like feeling and a relaxing atmosphere.

The two-layer curtains in white and dark gray compliments the simple aesthetic of the living room.

The receiving area is quite spacious and airy, which welcomes the visitors upon entering the house.

The bedrooms are also in bare cement finish which might look cold but the wood-patterned floor provides a warm and homey feeling.

This modern loft style house consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 108 square meters of living area which is 10 meters wide and 11.5 meters long.

The master bedroom has high windows on both sides, all are protected by mosquito screens so you can sleep peacefully at night with the windows open if you want to feel the cold midnight breeze.

As for the bathroom, the walls are also in polished cement finish. The floor is laid with gray tiles. Along with good quality sanitary wares.

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Small Elegant Modern Home With Minimalist Zen House Design

This elevated single-story house is a small home designed to meet the needs of a limited budget.

This single-story house might be small but it has spacious rooms and is structurally adequate. The relaxing, natural colors support the large spaces and have the power to offer to the soul the pleasure of returning to nature.

Although the house is squeezed next to each other in the neighborhood, ecological functions are available.

The kitchen and living room are open and interconnected. Zen design is characterized by low furniture and straight lines. Its simplicity achieves harmony and tranquility. Everything superfluous is omitted. The color palette – soothing.

Check out the photos of this small elegant modern home with minimalist Zen house design.

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