Tiny Homes

Tiny Homes

In popular vernacular, the term Tiny House has been used to describe everything from the original tiny house by Henry David Thoreau and Jay Shafer’s Tumbleweed Tiny Houses to almost any house under about 1,000 sq. ft in size.

In this style section we are using the term Tiny House to include home designs that are not necessarily portable as the Tumbleweed original houses were, but are efficient, using space and resources smartly and with a minimum of square footage to accomplish the goals of the end user.  Smaller sq. footage means a smaller carbon footprint, smaller utility costs, lower taxes, less maintenance, less headaches, and more free energy and attention for the things in life that are most meaningful to you. It is a philosophy that was identified first and most publicly by Sara Susanka’s “Not So Big” Movement.  Not so Big, and Tiny Houses are a clarion call to sanity and responsibility  in home ownership as opposed to the “Bigger is Better” mentality that the consumer ego was long fascinated with .

The  homes in this collection, while they may not meet the Websters or Wikipedia definition of “Tiny House” do in fact all have qualities, sizes and successful execution of the financially conservative, maximization of free energy  along with reduced carbon footprint goals that are the heart of the movement.

We hope you find something here that will work for your life and goals.

 

 

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Mercury Shed Roof House Plan
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This shed roof small house plan offers huge living in under 650 square feet. Mercury has all of the curb appeal of a much larger modern home in a compact package that can fit on a huge variety of lots.

The built in eating bar in the kitchen offers excellent dining and cooking flexibility. The media wall in the great room holds all your electronics as well as having enough room for a large television. With the Mercury small home design there is enough room for two gathering spaces or a large dining room table in place of the sectional shown here. The kitchen itself has more than enough storage space. Bunk beds are tucked behind a barn-doored sleeping area. The master bedroom of this modern small home plan is completely outfitted with built in storage, closets and cabinets as well as a king sized bed. The bathroom is tucked privately around the corner.  Note the large covered outdoor living area out the back door.  All mechanical is under roof in its own mechanical room. Washer and dryer stack in the bathroom.

To learn more about this unique house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 640Width: 32Depth: 26Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 1

Farm 640 Heritage Farmhouse
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The Goldilocks Farmhouse with Everything You Need

Farm 640 Heritage FarmhouseWe are very proud to present “Farm 640-Heritage,” a farmhouse with an unbelievably stylish exterior and a supremely livable and easily maintained floor plan, all coming in under 1000 square feet. The first thing you’ll notice about this home are the two grand covered outdoor spaces, the likes of which are rarely found on a home under 1000 square feet. The front porch has plenty of room to set up seating or even a bistro set, while the rear living area has a dramatic ceiling, folding door access, and tons of room to relax, grill, and entertain.

This modern home plan is perfectly suited to take advantage of both front and rear view lots. Moving to the interior of the home, you’ll find that everything has been thoughtfully placed to maximize comfort, livability, and privacy. The front entry opens into a sensible foyer with a coat closet and small bench, and quickly opens up into the grand core living space. Thanks to the unique roof line, the great room, dining room, and kitchen are brilliantly enhanced by tall, open ceilings. The L-shaped kitchen comes with plenty of counter space and a large island not often found in a home of this size. A smaller living room sits off to the side, with a corner fireplace and access to the second bedroom, a full bath, and the two car garage, something also not often found in a Modern Farmhouse Design under 1000 square feet.

The second bedroom occupies its own private corner of the home, and has a sizable closet and plenty of natural light. The master suite comprises the left side of the home, and has corner access just off of the foyer. It has its own access to the rear outdoor living area, as well as a sensible walk-in closet, and bathroom with his and hers sinks and a large shower/tub. This home sits in the sweet spot for livability, comfort, and maintainability. Spaces are not too big, yet there is room for everything you need. Complete with its array of deluxe features, we think you simply can’t go wrong with this charming farmhouse. Tiny Home living with Maximum Farmhouse Style!

 

Sq Ft: 986Width: 57.5Depth: 38.4Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2

MM-473A 1 House Plan
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Small House Plan with Infinite Flexibility

Basica Urban Modern Studio House PlanThis 473 square foot Modern Small House Plan has endless potential! It can be used as a casita, Airbnb, office or tiny home that you can rent out and generate income from during your retirement. What’s great about this design is that everything is on the main floor including the kitchen and living area which if you add a sleeper sofa, it could also be used as a bedroom area as well. To learn more about this Modern Small House Plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 473Width: 35.3Depth: 14Stories: 1

Baker Creek ADU
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ADU House Plan with Farmhouse Charm

This Modern Farmhouse ADU is 462 square feet and originally accompanied a larger home, but we’ve also decided to offer it separately. The exterior is all modern farmhouse, and the floor plan is perfect for a shop, studio, or even permanent residence. There is a full bath, bedroom with private porch, and an eat in kitchen with full set of appliances. The strong trend to downsize will not stop anytime soon.

 

Anyone looking to place a minimum footprint on the environment can appreciate this classic example of downsizing.  The Baker Mini House plan also offers a particularly carefully value engineered structure that will over perform in the energy conservation department and come in under budget

This design is available to purchase and build everywhere except for the State Of Oregon. Besides this great design you can also view so many more on our website including craftsman, bungalow, cottage and modern designs as well!

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 462Width: 21Depth: 22Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1

Jupiter Cabin House Plan
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Lodge Living in a Small Cabin House Plan under 650 Square Feet

Jupiter Cabin House Plan

This cozy cabin small house plan offers huge living in under 650 square feet. The built in eating bar in the kitchen offers excellent dining and cooking flexibility. The modern media wall in the great room holds all your electronics as well as having enough room for a large tv. There is enough room for two gathering spaces or a large dining room table in place of the sectional shown here. The kitchen itself has more than enough storage space. Bunk beds are tucked behind a barn-doored sleeping area. The master bedroom is completely outfitted with built in storage, closets and cabinets as well as a king sized bed. The bathroom is tucked privately around the corner. Note the large covered outdoor living area out the back door, which is uncommon with most small house plans. All mechanical is under roof in its own mechanical room. Washer and Dryer stack in the bathroom. Jupiter is ultra flexible, and offers everything you need and nothing you don’t. Lodge styling in a modern, compact package.

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 640Width: 32Depth: 26Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 1

Berd Barnhouse
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Barnhouse on a Budget

Berd BarnhouseAt just under 1000 square feet, this modern barnhouse is the perfect addition to an existing property as a guest house, studio, or even primary residence. The entrance to the home opens straight into the great room, and just to the left you’ll find an L-shaped kitchen. Behind the kitchen there are washer/dryer hookups, a half bath, and a pantry. Head up the stairs and you arrive at the large bedroom suite, complete with vaulted ceiling, extensive built in storage, two walk-in closets, and a full bath. The country/farmhouse charm is sure to make this home a winner for many years to come.

Sq Ft: 981Width: 20.5Depth: 30.9Stories: 2Master Suite: Upper FloorBedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1.5

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This small modern house plan with a two-car garage is able to serve multiple purposes over the years. It can serve as a guest house or even quarters for an at-home adult child, friend, or roommate. The upper floor could be used for a modern studio or home business center. The bottom floor is a two-car garage perfect for vehicles, toys, or even storage. Many people see this Black Pear Sunset as a perfect addition to their property, offering numerous options including a home business, onsite full-time rental or Air B&B destination. This Home has captured the imagination of scores of savvy homeowners in the United States and Canada over the recent past and shows every sign of continuing to provide a cutting edge solution for second homeowners as well as those seeking smart additional quarters on their existing property.

The exciting modern style of The Black Pearl Sunset house plan is certain to make a lasting impression on all who experience her. It is a primary example of the Modern Minimalist movement.

Modern House Plans with a Garage

“Mark Stewart Modern Design will always include crisp, sharp geometry and almost always will be accompanied by warm material use that creates a dynamic tension and contrast that is always energetic and comfortable at the same time. We have produced several unique, Modern House plans that share all these characteristics and are affordable to build at the same time.”

Sq Ft: 615Width: 24Depth: 29Stories: 2Master Suite: Main Floor

Orbit Green House Plan
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Modern Style in a Small, Green House Plan

Orbit Green House PlanThis revolutionary small, modern, green house plan offers huge living in under 650 square feet. The glass overhead door in the great room offers outdoor-in living at its best and on a budget. The Orbit small house plan has all of the curb appeal of a much larger modern home in a compact package that can fit on a huge variety of lots. The built in eating bar in the kitchen offers excellent dining and cooking flexibility. The media wall in the great room of this modern home holds all your electronics as well as having enough room for a large television. Although this is one of our small modern house plans there is more than enough room for two gathering spaces or a large dining room table in place of the sectional shown here. The kitchen itself has more than enough storage space. Bunk beds are tucked behind a barn-doored sleeping area. The master bedroom is completely outfitted with built in storage, closets and cabinets as well as a king sized bed. The bathroom is tucked privately around the corner.  Note the large covered outdoor living area out the back door.  All mechanical is under roof in its own mechanical room. Washer and dryer stack in the bathroom.

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 640Width: 32Depth: 26Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 1

MMA-640 Neptune Barry Modern Small House Plan Front Elevation
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Big Living in a Modern Small House Plan

This design answers the call from all over the world, for big living in a smaller space. Not a square foot is wasted in this elegant and affordable modern small house plan. Look at the built in eating bar in our photos of the kitchen. The media wall in the great room holds all your stuff and a huge monitor as well. The floor plan of this home has been designed to provide enough room for two gathering spaces or a large dining room table in place of the sectional shown here. The kitchen itself has more then enough storage, utility and fun.. Bunk buds are tucked behind a barn doored sleeping area.  The master bedroom is completely outfitted with built in storage, closets and cabinets as well as a king sized bed. The bathroom is tucked privately around the corner. Note the large covered outdoor living areas on both the back and the front of this stylish house plan. Outdoor storage is conveniently located on either side of the outdoor living space. Huge lift and slide doors bring the outside in from both the master suite and the great room.  All mechanical is under roof in its own mechanical room. Washer and dryer stack in the bathroom.  The ceiling vaults from 9 to 10 feet front to back. Neptune Barry is a home for all seasons and reasons, if you have any questions about this home design, please let us know. We also offer several more small home designs with floor plans and photos, here.

Sq Ft: 640Width: 32Depth: 26Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 1

MM-640 (1) Small Modern House Plans Front Elevation
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This elegant sample of our modern small house plans is a beautiful example of how to design a tiny home and not lose any substance. This home plan is the perfect in law, guest house addition to your property, or the perfect place to get away and enjoy the ease of function that flows from the front door to the back Lanai. It is laid out perfectly so you can utilize every space and not “feel” like you are in a tiny home. As you can see in the pictures of this home design the open floor plan, and neatly put together master suite allow for privacy as well as the comfort of a much larger home. The front porch is the perfect place to enjoy a view and cozy up to a warm fire after a long day. If you have any questions about this home design please let us know, or to see more small modern house plans, click here.

Sq Ft: 640Width: 20Depth: 32Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1

M-640-A Mark Stewart cottage house plan
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Function and Style in a Compact Lodge House Plan

Montana Small House Plan Interior ViewThis stunning small house plan will steal your heart. It is strong, cozy and warm from the outside in. With beautiful Bend home styling and European flair, this cottage is richly layered in function and meaning. The modern floor plan is a wonder of multiple use spaces. The great room features a built in desk area, and the kitchen has two eat-in options with the free standing island and built in nook. This modern small house plan has an upper floor loft, accessed by a ladder from the bedroom side up. To browse our entire collection of small house plans online,click here.

Sq Ft: 640Width: 20Depth: 32Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1

M-640 Lodge House Plan
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Cozy Lodge House Plan in a Compact Package

This modern lodge house plan is designed to share space and maximize livability. A wonder in a small package, this house plan is just the right size for a couple or single person. Not to mention the high style timber framed exterior, and perfect small home floor plan. Utilities are located out back off the covered lanai and adjacent to the generous master suite with walk in closet. The main great room space works well with an incorporated desk area, Fireplace and TV.. The kitchen is an eat-in affair with island seating and serving, as well as a built in dining nook. We have loved producing this small house plan and we are sure you will enjoy it.

Sq Ft: 640Width: 20Depth: 32Stories: 1Bedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1

Lombard-Studio 1 Small Modern House Plan
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A Small Modern House Plan with Charm

A wonderful modern small house plan with a myriad of applications, Lombard Studio has the complete package. It could work as a backyard casita, guest house, primary residence or a rental home, among others. With beautiful modern styling and ease of construction, state of the art energy efficiency and a very popular floor plan in the Mark Stewart Modern Series. This is a proven blend of modern efficient living.

Sq Ft: 744Width: 24Depth: 31Stories: 1Bedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1

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Small House Plan, Big Flexibility

Michael’s Place is a work of art in Not So Big House Plan terms, it is a Tiny Home with awesome benefits. The main living space features a spacious U shaped kitchen, Dining and living rooms as well as a full sized bathroom. Upstairs are two bedrooms and a full sized bathroom. There is also a large Loft which is accessed by a pull down ladder, this offers the homeowners many options with this modern space. The compact and modular footprint along with stacking floors is topped off with attic trusses and a shed dormer on a third floor. This unique small house plan has been carefully crafted and will easily work well for a family of four.

Sq Ft: 892Width: 30Depth: 16Stories: 2Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2

MM-1159 1 Loft House Plan
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Modern Loft House Plan with Ultimate FlexibilityPearl Loft House Plan

This is an exciting single family loft house plan with a ton of storage, a garage and two bedrooms. This home works well as a guest house, primary residence, creative space, a rental home, or as part of a larger estate. This earth-friendly design is very flexible; there is no end to the uses for this exciting small modern design!

Sq Ft: 1,159Width: 32Depth: 32Stories: 2Master Suite: Upper FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2

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This is a very carefully considered, and well designed small modern house plan, that has all the essentials along with a great deal of style!

Unlike other tiny homes, this one doesn’t feel small! Step inside and you will find the kitchen, great room and 1/2 bath on the main floor. Head upstairs and there’s plenty of space because the entire upper floor is vaulted with clerestory windows, exposed roof beams, and a decked ceiling. There’s also a full bathroom with a shower and washer/dryer combination in the master closet.

At 502 square feet, and a total of 1.5 bathrooms, this modern home design offers all of the the functionality that you’ve been searching for. Besides building it as a tiny home, it can also be used as a studio, vacation home, primary residence, in-law suite, or deluxe rental property in any location nationwide.

At Mark Stewart Home Design, we are thrilled to bring you this unique and cutting edge house plan. Besides this home plan, you can also use our website to search for Bungalows, Craftsman Homes, Lodge Style Plans and Tuscan House Plans too! To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 502Width: 16Depth: 18Stories: 2Master Suite: Main FloorBathrooms: 1.5

M-1020 PFM 3 House Plan
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Small Modern and Green House Plan

Simplifying your life doesn’t have to mean abandoning style, with this immaculate small modern house plan you can bring the outdoors inside. A wall of windows brings the fresh air, daylight, and the nourishment of nature right into your home as you open up the giant sliding glass doors to either bedroom suite. This stunning fully customizable home could be pre-fabricated with a few modifications, or can be site-built. Originally designed with a beautiful great room and spacious L shaped kitchen upon entry with bedroom suites on each end. At only 1020 square feet, this modern home features the luxuries of a much larger home, such as a center island in the kitchen and soaking tubs in each bathroom. The abundance of windows  make this the perfect design for a lot with a view.

Tiny homes are making quite a splash these days; with simple clean lines and efficiency of space proving that sometimes less is more. A well designed small home can keep maintenance and carbon footprint down while increasing free time, intimacy and comfort.

This house plan would make a beautiful vacation getaway, and for some, a primary residence.  Rainwater reuse and solar panels on the roof make this exciting design a responsible member of the sustainable community.

 

Sq Ft: 1,020Width: 68Depth: 15Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2

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This is a unique and beautiful detached garage. It comes complete with a bathroom, small office, and a big studio on the second floor. This would make a great guest quarters, teenage suite, or just a fun hobby room.

Sq Ft: 525Width: 21Depth: 35.3Stories: 2

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Searching for a tiny home that would also be a perfect rental property? This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house plan is perfect for a vacation home or even a retirement home. Less is more with this home.

This 1,076 square foot home features a carefully crafted open kitchen/great room as well as a guest room and comfortable master bedroom suite. The modern good looks are also Feng Shui friendly! This house plan is certainly in the “Not Too Big” tradition. The covered carport can double as a front porch or can be expanded and enclosed as a garage.

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 1,076Width: 44.2Depth: 45.3Stories: 1Master Suite: Main FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2

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Thinking about building a tiny home on your property? If so, check out the Public Favor house plan by Mark Stewart Design.

A favorite house plan of many, this hard working design doubles as a tiny house, guest house, teenager quarters or as a rental. It makes sense so many ways . The main floor two car garage is covered by a full one bedroom home . Cozy, affordable and smart!

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 675Width: 28Depth: 26Stories: 2Master Suite: Upper Floor

Bierson House Plan
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Have you been searching for the perfect townhouse style design? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Mark Stewart has the perfect design for you with the Bierson design!

This stunning attached townhouse design would be perfect for a corner lot! It’s a breathtaking suite of buildings, rendered in country Tuscan/Craftsman Stylings may be the star of the street.

All three units offer you 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms with the living area on the main floor and bedrooms upstairs. Each unit is unique and shares livability as well as good looks.

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 1,473Width: 83Depth: 40Stories: 2Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2.5

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Here is the perfect addition to your estate house plan; an attractive 680 square foot, three car shingled garage with a studio space above. It’s good looking, reasonable to build and offers plenty of square feet that could also be used for a garage apartment or income rental.

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

Sq Ft: 680Width: 32Depth: 25Stories: 2Master Suite: Upper Floor

House Plan Front
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This plan makes for the perfect detached garage with an open studio above. Use your imagination when finishing this vaulted space. You could build a studio, office, or even a small apartment above the garage. The flexible styling will fit most craftsman, lodge, and shingle style house plans.

Sq Ft: 400Width: 20Depth: 20Stories: 2

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Searching for a charming or “simple” home? This design by Mark Stewart offers you the simplicity that you’ve been searching for.

This design features 1,073 square feet of space, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and opportunity you’ve been thinking about especially if you want to downsize to a smaller home or build the income property you’ve been wanting to have on your property.

To learn more about this house plan call us at (503) 701-4888 or use the contact form on our website to contact us today!

 

Sq Ft: 1,073Width: 34Depth: 34Stories: 2Master Suite: Upper FloorBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2.5