6 tiny floor plans for appealing homes with covered front porches

If you live in a tiny home, it's nice to have a bit of outdoor living space that you can escape to when you're feeling cramped. Covered front porches are one of the best kinds of outdoor living spaces you can have!
They make a great place to catch up with a friend, unwind after a stressful day, or enjoy a leisurely breakfast on a weekend morning. On the superficial side, they also add plenty of visual interest and appeal!
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1. Two-bedroom carriage home from Architectural Designs.
At 929 square feet (86 square meters), this two-bedroom home from Architectural Designs is situated above a two-car garage that includes a storage space as well as a utility closet. A staircase on the left side of the garage leads up into the living room, in front of which are the dining room and kitchen. On the right side of the home, two bedrooms share access to a bathroom with a tub. The master bedroom features vaulted ceilings and a walk-in closet.
2. Compact country design from Houseplans.
Measuring 432 square feet (40 square meters), this home from Houseplans would make the perfect little country retreat. Once through the front door, you will be greeted by a small tiled entryway. The living room is off to the right, while the dining room is on the right. A free-standing wood stove partially separates the two areas, and the kitchen is directly behind the dining area. The bedroom and bathroom can be found at the very back of the home.
3. Contemporary cabin from Houseplans.
This simple, cozy cabin from Houseplans comes in at 480 square feet (45 square meters), and it has an inviting front porch as well as plenty of windows. The front portion of the home is taken up by the main living space; the kitchen is on the left-hand side near the front door. The bedroom is in the back right corner of the home, and the bathroom is right next to it on the left.
4. Two bedroom rancher from Floorplans.
Measuring 900 square feet (84 square meters), this home from Floorplans has two bedrooms as well as a good amount of storage space. The front door opens right into the main open concept living area, which has an L-shaped kitchen on the back right side. From here, a small hallway leads to two bedrooms, a bathroom, and the laundry closet. Both bedrooms have walk-in closets, and one has an attached bathroom as well. There is a carport on the far right side of the home, and it includes a sizable storage space at the back.
5. Simple bungalow from Architectural Designs.
This quaint little bungalow from Architectural Designs comes in at 960 square feet (89 square meters). The front door opens into a small hallway with a coat closet; continue straight ahead to find yourself in the great room. This space boasts a cozy fireplace as well as double doors that lead out to the back deck. In the front rigth corner, there is a tiny, unique space with a built-in guest bed. A U-shaped kitchen is in the back left corner of the home, and the remainder of the space is taken up by the bedroom and bathroom.
6. Rustic cabin from Houseplans.
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Coming in at a fairly tiny 384 square feet (36 square meters), this design from Houseplans would be best-suited to a single person or a couple. The front door opens right into the main living space, which has a small kitchen area at the back. There is a wood stove in the center of this room to keep the space nice and cozy. The bedroom and bathroom are on the left-hand side of the home.
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