6 tiny home floor plans with simple but efficient kitchens

Living in a tiny home usually demands sacrifices of one kind or another, but the end results are always worth it! The kitchen is the least important room in the house for some of us, and these plans take that into consideration.
Luckily, it's still possible to have an efficient and useful kitchen even if the space you're working with is quite small. The following plans all have functional kitchens that take up as little space as possible but aren't small enough to keep you from cooking!
Advertisement
1. Modern studio home from Houseplans
This tiny studio design from Houseplans comes in at 320 square feet (30 square meters). The front door is located under a small covered porch, and it leads directly into the L-shaped kitchen nook. The bulk of the home is taken up by the main living space, but there is also a bathroom with a shower in the corner behind the kitchen.
2. Tiny country cottage from ePlans
Measuring 480 square feet (45 square meters), this home from ePlans has a small front porch and a large terrace on the side. The front porch leads directly into the kitchen. Sliding glass doors in the open-concept living and dining room lead to the side terrace. A bathroom with a tub is right behind the kitchen, and two bedrooms are found at the very back of the home.
3. Cozy little cabin from Family Home Plans
Measuring 600 square feet (56 square meters), this design from Family Home Plans has a large porch at the front. Double doors open into the main living area of the home; the kitchen is on the left, and the living room is on the right. A freestanding wood stove partially divides the two rooms. Two bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower are found in the back portion of the home.
4. One-bedroom carriage home from Houseplans
This lovely little design from Houseplans sits over a two-car garage, and it comes in at 683 square feet (64 square meters). The home is entered by a flight of stairs that comes up from the garage below. There is a small coat closet at the top of the stairs, and an open-concept kitchen and living room are found to the right. The kitchen runs along the back wall of this room and includes a convenient island. The bedroom is on the left side of the stairs, and a bathroom with a tub is next to it.
5. Tiny rancher from ePlans
At 640 square feet (60 square meters), this home from ePlans has everything a small family would need to live comfortably. The front portion of the home is taken up by the open-concept living room and dining area; the small L-shaped kitchen is on the right side. A covered porch is accessed from a side door near the kitchen. A bathroom with a tub is behind the living room, and two bedrooms are at the very back of the home.
6. Two-bedroom traditional home from Family Home Plans
Advertisement
This design from Family Home Plans manages to fit in two bedrooms despite measuring only 576 square feet (54 square meters). Once inside the front door, the living room is to the left, and the simple eat-in kitchen is to the right. The private living space is at the back of the home; here, two bedrooms share access to a bathroom with a shower.
Resources

When you live in a tiny home, finding enough space to store all your linens can be challenging. Of course, there's an easy solution to this problem: a dedicated linen closet. Having one can make a world of difference in how you organize your home!
November 27   ·  
Advertisement
Do you want to downsize but hate the idea of having to climb stairs every day? Or even worse, a ladder? Many tiny houses have lofts or second floors, but we've collected together some of the best designs that have neither.
November 25   ·  
Here is a selection of lovely tiny home properties especially chosen for their number of bedrooms and thoughtful layouts to accommodate more people.
November 24   ·  
Floor space is a hot commodity in tiny houses, and nesting furniture is one of the original solutions to that problem. These awesome nesting designs can be all the furniture you need, and they'll take up way less than their fair share of floor space!
November 13   ·  
A tiny home with plenty of windows will convince your family that camping isn't so terrible after all, say the builders of the Amalfi Edition at Mint Tiny House Company.
November 20   ·  
Debra of Cottage of Three turned her tiny family home into an airy farmhouse with a bright white color palette and plenty of antique treasures.
November 8   ·