7 cheerful floor plans for tiny homes with lots of windows

Windows are a gorgeous feature to have in homes of any size, but they're especially great in tiny homes! They're an easy way to make your home feel far larger than it actually is, and they fill your house with cheerful natural light.
Of course, huge windows can be a bit of a problem if you're worried about people peeking in on you but the benefits almost always outweigh the negatives! If you don't have to worry about nosy neighbors, take a look through the plans below and let us know which is your favorite.
1. Tiny mountain home from Architectural Designs.
Coming in at 640 square feet (59 square meters), this charming mountain home from Architectural Designs has plenty of curb appeal. Most of the home is taken up by the communal living area, which features an eating bar in the kitchen and a large media wall in the great room. The master bedroom is tucked away in the back corner of the home, and extra sleeping space is found in the opposite corner behind a sliding barn door. Plenty of storage space is found outside just off the deck.
2. Simple modern design from Houseplans.
This design from Houseplans measures 900 square feet (84 square meters), and the efficient layout of the home means no space goes to waste. The front door opens into a small hallway, which provides access to the bathroom on the left and leads to the main living area. Here, the kitchen is found along the right wall, providing the homeowners with the flexibility to use the rest of the space as they wish. The bedroom is found at the front of the home next to the bathroom, and large windows at the back of the home overlook the outdoor pool.
3. Tiny lodge-style home from Mark Stewart.
This lovely lodge-style home from Mark Stewart comes in at 640 square feet (59 square meters), but it still includes special touches like a walk-in closet in the bedroom, a cozy fireplace in the main living area, and a convenient built-in desk. A set of double doors opens into the great room, which is open to both the dining area and the kitchen. The kitchen features an island, which has a bit of extra seating. The master suite is at the back of the home, and it provides access to a small deck out back.
4. Three bedroom A-frame from ePlans.
Despite being only 784 square feet (73 square meters), this floor plan from ePlans includes three bedrooms. From this perspective, the front door is located on the right-hand side of the deck. It opens into the living room, which features sloped ceilings and an impressive set of floor to ceiling windows in the corner. A small but efficient kitchen can be found behind the living room, as can a bathroom with a shower. All three bedrooms are located along the far left wall.
5. Rustic cabin with vaulted ceilings from Floorplans.
This adorable rustic cabin from Floorplans measures only 680 square feet (63 square meters). Step up onto the sundeck and enter the home through the front door. You'll find yourself right inside the main living area, where the open concept kitchen and dining room are illuminated by a large wall of windows. A small L-shaped kitchen is located in the back left corner of this central living space, and a small hallway just to the right of the kitchen leads to the bedroom, bathroom, and laundry closet. An unfinished loft upstairs provides plenty of storage space.
6. Three-bedroom contemporary design from Family Home Plans.
Measuring a fairly spacious 977 square feet (91 square meters), this home from Family Home Plans has plenty of room for the whole family. Three bedrooms are found on the lower level of the house, which can be accessed through the carport. There is one bathroom on this floor as well; it includes both a tub and a shower. Upstairs, the space is almost entirely taken up by an open concept living room, dining room, and kitchen. The kitchen boasts a large island with an eating bar. A screened porch sits above the carport, as does a fairly large deck.
7. Cozy modern cabin with sleeping loft from Houseplans.
This design from Houseplans comes in at 727 square feet (68 square meters) and features floor to ceiling windows all along the front of the home. The open concept living area on the first floor includes a fireplace in the living room and an eating bar in the kitchen. This floor is also home to a large storage space, a bathroom, and a laundry closet. A staircase leads to the sleeping loft upstairs, which boasts built-in bookshelves and a second sizable storage space.

If you're lucky, your family might have no problem sharing a small living space. Smaller homes can actually be a great way to bring the family together - think of everyone congregating in a cozy living area after dinner!
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