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Seattle Tiny Houses

Five of the most affordable Seattle-area homes under 500 square feet

Affordability meets minimalism, naturally.

Family of Bavarian tiny homes available for little Leavenworth getaways

Leavenworth's Bavarian architecture is cute enough on its own, but shrink those houses to an itty-bitty size and it reaches a new level.

SeaHawk houseboat perfect for fans of the sea or the Hawks

Football fan or no, it’s easy to be a fan of this houseboat on the west side of Lake Union.

Live the boat life in the Swan Song houseboat

This Westlake houseboat, with its minimalist, wood-heavy design, is enough to make anyone feel like a skipper. And although it’s named Swan Song, it certainly hasn’t sang one.

Stay a while in Seattle's 10 best vacation rentals

There's something for everyone, whether they want to sleep in a yurt, an Airstream trailer, or on a lavender farm.

New tiny houses crop up in the Nickelsville Georgetown village

Six new structures built by local high school students include two tiny houses "designed to accommodate a larger family" and three single-family tiny homes.

This West Seattle cottage is small, simple, and $415K

A tiny, one-bedroom cottage sits in West Seattle, waiting for a new owner. Considering Seattle’s real estate market and the $415,000 price tag, it may not have to wait long.

Bookshelves by wine bottles grace a tiny bungalow

The red claw foot tub is a fun touch

Minimalists, take note of this Tiny in Magnolia

A tiny house on a tiny lot in a tony neighborhood

A tiny house hides inside a Magnolia garden

It would be easy to label this 420-square-foot tiny house in Magnolia as trendy, but it’s been there since 1949— today’s trends with yesterday’s style.

5 of the most affordable homes on Phinney Ridge

In Phinney Ridge, it’s hard to find a home priced for less than $1 million.

5 of our favorite Seattle-area homes from February

Remote cabins, elaborate mansions—even a houseboat.

10 tiny homes, cabins, and sheds at the Seattle Home Show

Both tiny homes and small, getaway sheds are on the rise, so it’s no wonder they made a major showing at the Seattle Home Show. Here are ten small space getaways, good for either a few hours of quiet time or years of living small, attendees can explore.

Emma the houseboat listed for $185K

This little home checks a lot of boxes: Tiny. Cabin-like interior. French doors. Is literally a boat. Where else can you find a loft and a rooftop deck in Seattle for less than $200,000?

An upscale tiny home for $73.4K

At one time, tiny houses were big solutions for people who were living small by choice or by necessity. As tiny homes became trendy, an industry of tiny home building emerged—but when you’re paying for someone else’s labor, the price tag is significantly higher. This custom, trailer-mounted tiny home by Dream Big Dwell Small carries a $73,400 price tag, and some amenities that don’t exactly match the traditional tiny floor plan.

Maple Leaf tiny cottage on the market at $410K

Cute and quaint are great, but maybe take a tour, too

Tiny classic cottage lists in Greenwood at $425K

Hundred year old touches are timeless in this tiny house

Tiny Craftsman comes with espresso station

What’s more Seattle than a built-in barista?

Tiny House village celebrates anniversary

Open for one year, about to followed by others

Wrap this $20K Burlington tiny house in a big red bow

A tiny house makes a big gift

Cute Everett tiny home available for under $200K

A house in Everett for the price of a Seattle condo

1947 Greenwood tiny house hits market at $399K

Is this Greenwood tiny retro or a before waiting for its after?

5 of our favorite Seattle-area homes from November

These houses stood out last monyj

2-story Lake Union houseboat docked & ready for $325K

The listing calls out the lot size as 345 square feet, which could easily be the living area because the lot is the water under this 2001 houseboat. They managed to fit two bedrooms and one bathroom into that much space with uncommon innovations.

Tiny Northgate bungalow has enough room for ADU too

They’re asking $399,950 for the one bedroom, one bathroom house that was built in 1928. In these days of cash sales and multiple offers, As-Is can have more meanings. The renovations suggest they aren't expecting bulldozers.

Here's a flipped Seward Park home for under $400K

The last time this tiny house sold was all the way back in June 2016, back when you could get a house like this for $218K - at least according to Zillow. Now the After version is available at $398,000 only four months later.

Tiny West Seattle bungalow from 1909 asks $388K

The tinier the house, the less time spent on chores, and more time to spend outdoors - a handy combination when Alki Beach is a short walk away. A bonus is the tinier price (relatively), $388,000.

Renovated Rainier Beach rambler refreshed at $319K

Keeping the front door may seem like a small thing during a renovation, but it is a great reminder of a house's heritage. In this case, the five small stacked windows set the tone for this 1959 Midcentury in Rainier Beach that's listed at $319,950.

Get stuck on Seattle houseboat 'Seaweed' for $349K

We see a lot of houseboats and floating home on the market. Many of them are modern or luxurious or renovated gems. and then there's "Seaweed." The simply-named vessel offers a simple houseboat living experience.

Tiny cottage perched on Magnolia Bluff asking $675K

There are few better views in Seattle than the one from the cliffs at the edge of Magnolia. Of course you usually have to pay for those views. The residence at 3253 Perkins Lane W offers you a bit of a trade-off.

What’s the tiniest Seattle place you've lived?

As Micro Week ends, we open the floor up to you guys. Rather than us tell you what tiny homes are out there, how bout you tell us what kind of tiny living arrangements you've had here.

Seattle's coolest short-term tiny houseboat rentals

See if the idea of living in a house so tiny that the bathtub rests under a door in the floor works in reality

Big Reveal: $435K for 580 square-foot Ballard house

This place was originally-built in 1916 and that's pretty apparent. The updating has done it well without robbing it on a simple charm. This is a house where "cozy" seems pretty spot-on.

Which small Seattle space would you choose?

Since it's Micro Week, we decided to look today at tiny dwellings on the market for $200K or less to determine what the differences are and which ones look like they're worth squeezing into. We found four condos and a houseboat across Seattle.

West Seattle cottage includes Seahawks-themed backyard

You like blue and green, right? These sellers certainly do. A tiny house in Fauntleroy is already prepped for Seahawks fans. They did more than just hang out a 12 flag. Got $398,000 and you may get to walk into a football themed house.

How much for this small 1-BR house in Crown Hill?

PriceSpotter is Curbed's asking price guessing game. We provide you with some details and pictures from a real estate listing, and you take a crack at the price in the comments. Tomorrow we reveal the answer. And hey, no cheating!

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The smallest condos for sale in Seattle

Asking prices range from $185K to an even $300K

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The smallest homes for sale in Seattle

Since it's Micro Week, we mapped Seattle's ten tiniest houses to see how small they went and where they're located. You may or may not be surprised to see them nicely distributed between North and South Seattle.

Tiny house built for crafty people asking $325K

You can get a lot done in a tiny house, or at least around it. This tiny house (670 square feet) on a tiny lot (2,800 square feet) looks like it was built by artsy folk, a bungalow that's become a home for crafts people.