Last Updated on September 8, 2021
Last Updated on September 8, 2021
If you plan to visit Western NC, please check beforehand to see if the area is safe following the recent flooding. Officials have closed some sections of Pisgah National Forest (including Forest Heritage Scenic Byway and Blue Ridge Parkway stops) to keep visitors out of danger. Please respect signage and local guidance.
If you are searching for a romantic getaway, then staying in one of these tiny houses in North Carolina should top your list! Scattered across the state, there are plenty of adorable tiny homes for you to spend a weekend.
Inside each small building, you’ll find big features, with each of these tiny homes offering something unique.
Plan your trip and stay small y’all! Here’s how we’ve organized this guide:
- Tiny Houses in North Carolina’s Mountains (Western NC)
- Tiny Houses in Central North Carolina
- Coastal Tiny Houses (in Eastern North Carolina)
Within each section, tiny houses will be presented alphabetically by the city or town in which they can be found.
In case you’re unfamiliar with any places, don’t worry because we’ll try to provide as many hints as possible, including counties, any nearby popular landmarks, and fun things to do.
Tiny Houses in North Carolina
This article is a curation of tiny houses in North Carolina that we do not have personal experience with, but we still think you can enjoy them, based on the photos and amazing reviews.
All images come courtesy of Airbnb.
Tiny Houses in North Carolina’s Mountains (Western NC)
Tiny Home at the Gardens (Asheville)
Located just outside the city limits is this peaceful tiny house near Asheville. This home is situated on acres of an organic farm, sustainable nursery, meadows, and surrounding mountains.
$70/night | 3 guests | 2 beds
We also included this amazing tiny house in our guide to Airbnbs in Asheville (and nearby)!
Cozy Tiny House Near Downtown and Blue Ridge (Asheville)
Some of the highest ceilings among our collection of tiny houses in North Carolina await at this one. Its open concept definitely makes you feel lie this is a bigger space.
It is nestled in trees but still only four minutes from downtown Asheville! Enjoy coffee on the beautiful back deck where you may spot a mama bear and cubs or enjoy the view from the inside with the many windows.
Note: This stay is for adults only!
$90/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Li’l Daisy Tiny House (Banner Elk)
This modern, mountain-chic tiny house is ready and waiting for you in the mountains of Banner Elk. It has a huge porch where you can enjoy coffee or wine and look out at the expansive High Country views surrounding you, as well as yard games for your entertainment.
$92/night | 4 guests | 2 beds
This is one of our favorite tiny houses in North Carolina, especially near Boone!
Big Porch Tiny House (Brevard)
This tiny home near the scenic East Fork of the French Broad River is the perfect place for a romantic getaway! The house has amenities such as a heat pump, outdoor gas grill, smart TV with Alexa Fire Cube, and a fully equipped kitchen.
This stay is also pet-friendly!
$64/night | 3 guests | 1 bed
Tree Top Cabin at Healing Springs (Crumpler)
This unique tiny cabin in Ashe County is built around a LIVING tree and made for those who love nature! It is a primitive cabin so there is no electricity or en suite bathroom, but it is equipped with everything you need to be comfortable!
Healing Springs is a special place with many saying the springs are known to have mystical healing abilities! This stay is also dog-friendly.
$72/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Tiny Home, Amazing Views (Fleetwood)
Of all the tiny houses in North Carolina, this one near West Jefferson has a larger footprint than normal.
That’s because it’s a take on a tiny home but with more space to accommodate a family. In fact, we stayed there with our little one and thoroughly enjoyed it!
Nestled on acres of land, you have the view of three different states, ski slopes, and the sunset every night! Enjoy your stay with a king-sized bed and a loft perfect for children or other guests!
$109/night | 5 guests | 4 beds
Tiny House with Great Views! (Fleetwood)
This tiny house in North Carolina was custom built by HGTV builder Randy Jones and has views of Grandfather Mountain, ski resorts, Tennessee, and Virginia’s Mount Rogers!
Inside this tiny home, you’ll have a smart TV and Wi-Fi. This one is also pet-friendly!
$70/night | 4 guests | 1 bed
Looking for things to do nearby? Fleetwood is surrounded by some of our favorite day trips from Boone!
Hickory Tiny House (Hickory)
Located in a nice and quiet neighborhood is this tiny home in Hickory! Enjoy both a front and back porch with views of 3 acres of land.
This is another of our tiny houses in North Carolina that is pet friendly!
$75/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Escape to the Woods and Unplug (Marion)
Take advantage of floor to ceiling windows and direct access to the nearby river when you stay at this tiny home. There’s no Wi-Fi or TV there, which will help you unplug during your stay.
This place is only five minutes from Marion, a great small town off I-40 (Exits 85 and 86) between Morganton and Asheville. It’s home to a nice walkable downtown and a short drive from Tom’s Creek Falls, one of the best waterfalls in North Carolina.
You’ll also be within 20 minutes Black Mountain and also, Grandfather Mountain.
$69/night | 4 guests | 1 bed
Junior Mint @ Acony Bell Tiny Home Village (Mills River)
Enjoy hiking and biking trails, waterfalls, and local family-owned shops! In case you didn’t know, Mill River is also where you’ll find Sierra Nevada’s North Carolina location, one of the biggest breweries!
$113/night | 5 guests | 2 beds
The Holler House (Murphy)
Enjoy your stay in the Holler House, located on the western edge of NC in Murphy. You’ll be close to both Georgia and Tennessee, which can’t be said about any of the other tiny houses in North Carolina that we’ll share.
A treehouse, great views, and hammocks are just a few of the amazing amenities you’ll enjoy when staying here. Outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, and mountain biking are close by!
$157/night | 4 guests | 3 beds
Lake Lure Log Cabin (Rutherfordton)
This new tiny home log cabin is on a private lot surrounded by nature! It’s tucked away but still only minutes from Lake Lure and Chimney Rock.
Here, you’ll have the run of a full-sized kitchen, fire pit, screened-in porch, and more!
$87/night | 5 guests | 3 beds
The Starling: A Small A-Frame in the Blue Ridge (Swannanoa)
If you’re looking for your next mountain vacay, then this A-Frame in the Buncombe County town of Swannanoa is it! You can enjoy year-round views of the mountains when you stay at this tiny home.
Asheville and Black Mountain are only 15 minutes away and it’s only 1-hour to Great Smoky Mountains National Park!
$93/night | 3 guests | 2 beds
The Roost – A Tiny Home in the Blue Ridge Mountains (Swannanoa)
This tiny home known as The Roost is arched and framed with birch saplings and inspired by the Iroquois longhouse. It’s nestled atop a high ridge and you can enjoy views of the mountains.
You can grill out, start a campfire, or lay in the hammock and listen to the sounds of Bee Tree Creek! Only 15 minutes from breweries, restaurants, shopping, and more in things to do in Asheville and also, Black Mountain.
An hour away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!
$66/night | 3 guests | 1 bed
River View and Close to Boone (Todd)
It overlooks the New River and is equipped with a full kitchen, on-demand water heater, smart TV, Wi-Fi, and made with reclaimed materials.
This stay is also pet-friendly!
$79/night | 4 guests | 2 beds
Looking for adventure? Check out this article on waterfalls near Boone.
Tiny Bunker in Todd (Todd)
Enjoy a retreat in nature and the fact that you’re only a 5-minute walk from downtown Todd. This tiny home has two decks, a hot tub, fire pit, and outdoor seating to enjoy being right in the heart of nature.
$169/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Mountainview Tiny House (Vilas)
Surrounded by wildlife, this beautiful tiny house is situated in the perfect place to give you peace and relaxation. Located 18 miles from Boone and not far from the Tennessee border, there is plenty to see and do while still being able to enjoy time away from it all!
This place offers a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom, and a large window that overlooks the deck, a fire pit, and the wonderful views that will surround you.
$108/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Check out these awesome hiking trails near Boone for your adventures!
Elegant Tiny House on Organic Farm (Weaverville)
For the last of our tiny houses in North Carolina’s mountains, we head back toward Asheville and the Buncombe County town of Weaverville. This modern, picturesque tiny house sits on seven acres of land and looks out to a beautiful organic farm, providing garden and mountain views.
With no TV, this is the perfect place to enjoy some R&R and unplug from the rest of the world. You don’t want to miss this stay!
$76/night | 3 guests | 1 bed
Tiny Houses in Central North Carolina
Charming Tiny House at Wildwoods Community Farm (Chapel Hill)
This tiny home is located 10 minutes from Downtown Carborro and Chapel Hill at the non-profit Wildwoods Community Farm. It’s beautifully crafted and surprisingly spacious inside and surrounded by garden beds, ponds, and the soothing sounds of nature once you step outside.
$96/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Tranquil Tiny House in the Woods (Chapel Hill)
This “shack” has been renovated into a beautifully remodeled tiny house only 10 minutes from downtown Chapel Hill!
It’s surrounded by woods and wildlife and the property backs up to parkland, perfect for hiking. Upon arrival, surround yourself in nature and enjoy your getaway.
$70/night | 2 guests | 2 beds
Looking for more to do? Check out this guide covering the best things to do in Chapel Hill!
Tiny House Nomadic Soul Retreat (Charlotte)
This magical tiny home is only minutes from downtown Charlotte while still being in its own little world. Enjoy the fire pit under twinkling lights in the yard or visit all that Downtown has to offer!
This stay is also pet friendly.
$102/ night | 3 guests | 2 beds
Make sure to pick up dinner from one of these amazing restaurants in Charlotte!
Embrace Tiny Living in a Magical, Bespoke Little Home (Charlotte)
Come and stay at this custom-built tiny home that is perfect for a couple’s retreat. It’s close to downtown Charlotte but you might want to just stick around here, enjoy the hammock outside, or stay inside.
Amenities such as a queen-sized bed in the loft, a tv, kitchenette, and full bathroom await!
$91/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
The Boathouse (Charlotte)
Stay in a truly tiny home at The Boathouse! It’s 144 square feet and unique in its design and craftsmanship. Enjoy the “glamping” experience with a deck, grill, and fire pit.
Also, it’s pet friendly!
$46/night | 2 guests | 2 beds
All of these tiny houses in North Carolina’s largest city pair well with these fun things to do in Queen City!
Modern Tiny House in the Trees (Durham)
The kitchen is stocked, the mattress is meant for a perfect night’s sleep, and you’ll enjoy the view from the swing on the screened-in porch! In case you’d like to venture out, we can think of at least a few things to do in Durham for you!
$162/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Need more options in Bull City? We covered this one and more cool Airbnbs in Durham!
The Tiniest Home in Raleigh
This tiny home in Raleigh was designed with the traveler in mind! It’s beautiful and well thought out, with a kitchenette, smart TV in the living room, and a movable ladder that provides access to the loft for sleeping.
Enjoy a back deck as well and when you seek the excitement of our capital city, check out this guide covering things to do in Raleigh!
$77/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
We also featured this tiny home along with these other cool Airbnbs in Raleigh!
River & Twine (Rocky Mount)
Of all the tiny houses in North Carolina that we’ll cover, River & Twine is the only one you won’t find on Airbnb. However, you’ll find incredible tiny homes here, which everyone should experience!
Roost36 @ The Tiny House Farm (Winston-Salem)
Stay at Roost36, one of the most famous tiny houses in North Carolina, featured in multiple publications and HGTV’s House Hunters! It’s situated on a four-acre historic farm and only minutes from downtown Winston-Salem, so you have the best of both worlds.
Some of the amenities include a beautiful view, eco-friendly toiletries, a farm-style tub, Roku TV, and more!
$122/night | 4 guests | 3 beds
In case you’re searching for some fun, check out our guide that details the best things to do in Winston-Salem, including outdoor activities, its delicious restaurants, innovative breweries, and more!
Coastal Tiny Houses (in Eastern North Carolina)
Modern Beach Container Home #2 (Carolina Beach)
This tiny home is a container converted into something modern and spacious and perfect for your beach or surf vacation. It has recently been featured in quite a few national publications, so the word is definitely getting around!
It’s a short walk from the beach and equipped with thoughtful finishing touches. Also, this stay is pet friendly.
$125/night | 3 guests | 1 bed
Saltwood Cottage Outer Banks Tiny Beach House (Kitty Hawk)
This bright, modern, and fun tiny home on the Outer Banks is calling your name! For your use during your stay, you’ll have access to bikes, kayaks, surfboards, a paddleboard, yeti cooler, beach chairs, and an umbrella.
You can also enjoy an outdoor shower and patio with a grill, fire pit, and hammock.
$250/night | 2 guests | 1 bed
Which of These Tiny Houses in North Carolina Do You Love?
From the mountains to the coast, there are plenty of beautiful tiny houses in North Carolina for you to make memories! We hope you fall in love with these properties.
Before we get to booking one, we’d love to know from you.
If you were to choose, which of these tiny houses in North Carolina would be your first pick? Let us know in the comments section!