If you're thinking of building a tiny home, the issue of storage has probably come up more than once. Many people who like the idea of tiny living are minimalists, but we all have stuff that we either want or need to keep around!
Clutter can be overwhelming when you're living in a tiny space, so the obvious solution is to get a home with ample room for storage. If that's what you're looking for, check out the smart designs below to get you started!
1. Traditional carriage home from Houseplans.
Coming in at 646 square feet (60 square meters), this design from Houseplans includes storage in every room except the bathroom! A set of exterior stairs leads up to a small deck and then into the living room, which includes a large closet. The relatively small eat-in kitchen is adjacent to the living room, and it boasts a walk-in pantry as well as a storage space in the corner. A large bedroom is found just off the living room. It provides access to a bathroom with a tub and a walk-in closet as well as two sizable storage spaces and an additional closet.
2. One bedroom cottage from ePlans.
Measuring a relatively spacious 890 square feet (83 square meters), this home from ePlans features both indoor and outdoor storage. The living room and L-shaped eat-in kitchen feature vaulted ceilings, and the kitchen leads out to a back deck with a dedicated storage space. Back inside, a den with a window seat and a walk-in closet is found just to the left of the living room. A master bedroom with a walk-in closet is accessed by passing through a utility room, which also opens into the bathroom.
3. Studio home over two car garage from Houseplans.
This unique studio design from Houseplans measures only 565 square feet (52 square meters), but it boasts storage on both floors. The downstairs foyer can be entered through either the garage or through an exterior door, and it's home to a large storage closet as well as storage under the stairs. Upstairs, the home is dominated by a large, open living area with enough counter space for a kitchenette. Two closets are found in this room, and a bathroom with a shower is in the front left corner of the home.
4. Carriage home with second-floor deck from Family Home Plans.
Measuring 628 square feet (58 square meters) this one bedroom home from Family Home Plans is conveniently located over a garage that is home to the utility closet. A small foyer with a closet is found downstairs, and a storage space under the stairs can be accessed from the back patio. Upstairs, additional storage space is found in a hallway closet as well as off the upper deck. Other features of this floor include a bathroom with a tub, a living room with vaulted ceilings a,d a fireplace, and a small but efficient kitchen. The bedroom in the back right corner of the home comes with a walk-in closet.
5. Charming cottage with wraparound porch from ePlans.
This home from ePlans comes in at 848 square feet (79 square meters), and a large wraparound porch provides plenty of space for outdoor living. The central area of the home contains an open concept dining and living area with built-in shelving, and a U-shaped kitchen is found just off to the left. Louver bi-folding doors open into the master suite, which includes a bathroom with a corner shower. Walk-in closets are located on either side of the bedroom.
6. Southern-style home with carport from Houseplans.
This gorgeous Southern-style home from Houseplans measures 815 square feet (76 square meters). An outdoor carport has space for a single vehicle, and it provides access to a large storage area. Inside, the open concept kitchen, dining room, and living room are found off to the right of the foyer. Double doors in the foyer lead to the bedroom, which can also be accessed through the bathroom at the rear of the home. A laundry room and a large closet with built-in shelving are located in the center of the home.
7. Rustic country cottage from Family Home Plans.
Coming in at 923 square feet (86 square meters), this design from Family Home Plans has both a front and back porch. Inside, an open concept dining room and great room with a fireplace take up the right side of the home. A walk-through kitchen leads to the laundry room and then to a bathroom with a tub. The master bedroom can be accessed either through the bathroom or through a door near the entrance of the home, and it features two large closets. Upstairs, a second bedroom also includes two closets.