Sometimes, you find that perfect, jaw-dropping view you want to set up in front of and the only plot you can find is a teeny strip of a thing. What sort of a house could even fit on that land? But, not to worry, we've got a collection of tiny homes here that were designed with those very narrow lots in mind.
Not only do these properties fit a narrow lot, but they actively make the best of the space available to create a beautiful, bijou home. Scroll on down and browse our collection of plans ideal for narrow lots.
1. Country-style log cabin from Dream Home Source
This gorgeous tiny house from Dream Home Source comes in at 595 square feet (55 square meters). Enter the open-plan main living space straight from the covered porch. A compact bathroom sits at the rear of the property, opposite a large storage closet. Upstairs, a loft space could be used as a sleeping area open to the room below for a spacious and airy feel.
2. Rustic cottage home from Architectural Designs
A delightful rustic cottage from Architectural Designs that measures 864 square feet (80 square meters). A generous porch leads into the main living space, an open-plan great room overlooked by the kitchen and pantry space. A full bathroom sits at the back of the space, with two double bedrooms and built-in closets on the side of the property.
3. European-inspired property from Eplans
Managing to look imposing despite its small stature, this tiny house from Eplans borrows heavily from European architecture and measures 946 square feet (88 square meters). Enter to the open-plan living, kitchen, and dining area, divided by the angular jut of the staircase to the basement foundation. A bathroom and double bedroom with built-in closets sit right at the front of the house.
4. Futuristic house from Dream Home Source
An exciting modern home from Dream Home Source coming in at 688 square feet (64 square meters). This tiny home build is ideal for a narrow lot, managing to incorporate two bedrooms, a shared bathroom, laundry closet and open-plan living, dining, and kitchen room on a pier foundation. The glass walls suffuse the space with light and absorb the view into your living space, while the overhanging verandah prevents the space from overheating.
5. Innovative contemporary property from Houseplans
A property ideal for a couple who enjoys the outside life, this Houseplans design comes in at 432 square feet (40 square meters). With two air-conditioned modules separated by a concrete covered patio space, one module is open-plan living, dining, and kitchen. The second has a double bedroom and full bathroom. This design suits not only a narrow lot but a sloping one as well.
6. Romantic carriage house-style property from Architectural Designs
This three-storey fairytale from Architectural Designs comes in at 800 square feet (74 square meters). The ground floor boasts space for two cars and stairs up to the next level. A semi-open-plan dining room and kitchen are separated from the large living room and adjoining balcony by a lovely archway. On the third floor, find a master bedroom with walk-in closet, a second bedroom with built-in cupboards and a shared bathroom.
7. Modern cottage property from Homeplans
This stylized modern home from Homeplans is reminiscient of a ship and measures 899 square feet (84 square meters). The open-plan living, dining, and kitchen space has beautiful vaulted ceilings, as well as built-in storage. A central hallway leads to the full bathroom and double bedroom. Outside, there is an exterior-access utility room.
8. Craftsman bungalow house from Dream Home Source
A classic Craftsman-style property from Dream Home Source, this house comes in at 910 square feet (85 square meters). A front porch gives access to the house, entering to the open-plan living space. Separated by stairs leading to the basement foundation, a kitchen / diner leads out onto a small patio. Two bedrooms with built-in closets are separated by a shared full bathroom.