A house is not merely a place to live; it’s a place for your soul as well. It’s where most of us usually spend more than half of our time every day. That is why a nice and cozy house needs to satisfy not only all its functions but also the owner’s interest and style. You may think a 400 square foot tiny house on wheels can’t do that. However, these below examples will prove it’s possible.
Tiny Urban Cabin – 400 sq ft Tiny House
400 sq ft equals about 37 sq meters. This little urban cabin is cleverly designed for it to have enough space for kitchen, living area, bathroom, nursery room, and an upstairs sleeping loft.
Exterior shots (via tinyhousetalk.com)
The primary materials are blue pine wood and some other light materials. More amazingly, the house is even a park model, which means it is portable, and you can move it easily. It is decorated simply yet beautifully with blue pine trim, large glass white door, and windows.
Cleverly arranged kitchen
Although the fridge takes quite a lot of space, the designer still manages to utilize the left space well with an efficient white counter, rustic wooden shelf, and hooks for the owner to place all necessities. Same with the overall design, it has a huge window, bringing natural light and comfortable feeling for the family cook.
A little-known trick is that black or dark color mixed with white creates more contrast for a feel of more space. This log cabin has applied that color rule to make the house look less busy. Dark floor, white wall, white painted furniture, matching pine ceiling trim window, and original items are gorgeous.
White tile bathroom
A plain white shower curtain is used to separate the standing shower area with the toilet effectively. In spite of a tiny room, several funny pictures on the wall create vividness of the space.
Starting from only $45,000, this 400 sq ft tiny house is suitable for a small family of 3 to 4.
Upstairs sleeping loft
You must already see the lovely staircase in the picture of the living area. That one leads to a loft bedroom for parents with a pretty big comfortable bed and a running along wall shelf for clothes.
Check this below video for a thorough view:
The Whidbey Cottage – 400 Sq Ft Cottage
This house is built on Washington’s Goss Lake in style of the modern and rustic cottage, also a park model design. A spacious covered front porch is ideal for relaxing teatime or kid playing ground. Inside, it features a living room with a double-sided fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, a small bedroom, and an L-shaped staircase leading up to 2 loft bedrooms.
The architect of Whidbey uses hardwood for the floor instead of tile or other heavy flooring materials. Besides the fireplace, a huge window with horizontal blinds make the home feel more spacious.
Another smaller window is also added for enriching maximum natural light that is an economical and environmental friendly thought of the designer.
The kitchen is furnished with walnut cabinetry, matching with the wooden floor color, dishwasher, fridge, stove, and a hanging microwave oven.
Space next to the bathroom, partly facing the kitchen, is used as a bedroom with a smartly designed bed, which has a top that can be lifted up for storage.
The loft is split into two bedrooms, so this 400 sq ft tiny house can hold up to a maximum of six people.
Hit the play button on below video for a full virtual tour of the Whidbey cottage.
An Austin Home – Tiny Homes 400 sq ft
There is one precise word to describe this tiny house – Artsy. Kim Lewis, the architect, designed this house, is a fan of colors. Her style is reflected through the wide steps, outdoor chairs, and even plant pots. The owners of this home clearly require a sophisticated outdoor entertaining area.
The kitchen and living area
As mentioned previously, black and white is the wisest color option for small space, and even to a color lover like Lewis, she mainly uses these colors in this product. The kitchen has a lot of appliances, but not bulky at all. White counters and shelves are standout in the black tiled wall.
Paired with the black wall kitchen, the ceiling is also painted black, making a great contrast with a long white table and other walls. Textiles and smaller elements are pulled together for a more lively and young atmosphere.
Glass and perforated copper panels from Parasoleilare indeed used maximum in this home. The sliding doors make the view enormously spacious. Technically, organizing the floor plan into two parts like this one helps the bedroom have more privacy.
Serving the owners’ taste – “Midcentury meets Marfa,” the bedroom is decorated in a streamlined and bohemian style.
Bathroom and breezeway
Again the perforated copper panels are used to create barn-style doors that either save space or perform the parallelism with the whole home. Next to the bathroom, there is a cubby area for storage.
The breezeway is configured with built-in doggie beds under a bench and colorful stripe back cushions.
The Wedge Cabin – 400 square foot tiny house on wheels
The Wedge cabin is an example of a 400 sq ft tiny house, yet it is very luxurious. I guarantee at first look; you cannot imagine that this one is on wheels because it is truly a classy design with a combination of modern and rustic feel.
The cabin is extended with 100 sq ft front porch measuring 12′ x 34′, and an additional beautiful outdoor deck off the back.
The high ceiling combines with trapezoidal windows up to the top to increase the size of the living room. By doing so, The Wheelhouse, designers of the Wedge Cabin, manage to maximize the space on the wall for the fireplace, flat LCD, and other decorative things. This feature helps house owners arranging their furniture.
High-end furnished Bathroom
The bathroom also a sign of progressive space management with the whole tiled wall, top of the line glass shower with a massage showerhead, and Kohler fixtures.
The bedroom is spacious enough to fit a King-sized bed with a high sense of privacy.
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Teeny Tiny House – 400 square foot house with loft
From the outside, the house stands out with a mix of light wood and stone-colored bricks. Keep in mind that this rustic style house is also mobile, like the rest of 4 houses above.
The living room embraces a feeling of comfortable and cozy brought by a stone fireplace, built-in wooden cabinets standing equally two sides of the fireplace, a fluffy sofa, and a giant overhead height lamp. The room carries an atmosphere of organic elements and natural touch which are integral parts of residential architecture.
All necessity amenities are allowed to be packed neatly in this kitchen. You can hardly believe that a 400 sq ft tiny house can have that huge cooking area.
Another stunning thing about this house is multiple sleeping spaces. It has one master bedroom downstairs, and one huge loft which can fit two double beds. Keeping the same taste of the overall interior; the bedrooms are also a mix between being modern and comfortable.
Living minimally may be considered a popular trend for people around the world due to the fast development of urbanization. Besides, living in a tiny house has its awesome benefits such as the convenient, economical, environment – friendly, and tightening the relationship between family members. Moreover, living in a 400 square foot tiny house on wheels is one of the best way to enjoy minimalism and simple life.
You can also opt for a travel trailer tiny house, which can be pulled behind a truck. This type of tiny house is perfect for those who love to travel and explore the world while still enjoying the comfort and style of a home.
Are these five stunning 400 sq ft tiny house plans good enough to make you exclaim “WOW”? I hope these will inspire you with some great ideas for your home, whether it is tiny or big. If you also have a beautiful tiny house, please share!