You may have missed out on that Europe summer trip again this year, but we know just how to keep your travel game on track. Yep, tiny houses.
These little guys are all you need for the perfect off-grid getaway. Fully stocked with kitchens, bathrooms, beds and drop-dead gorgeous views, they’re the perfect excuse for a spontaneous road trip.
Here are 13 of our favourite tiny houses and cabins in WA.
You can truly live your best lumberjack life in this stunning artisan wood cabin tucked comfortably away on 75 acres of farmland, and a mere 15 minutes from the scrumptious eats and drinks of Margaret River. Made from local timbers (inside and out), The Cabin is completely off-grid thanks to its solar energy system and rainwater tank. But it's really all about soaking up the surrounding nature here, with a breezy deck and bar, a fire pit and even an outdoor bath and shower.
This beautiful private chalet is kitted out with all the modern comforts you could ask for and is perfect for your next trip down south. Just imagine waking up to sweeping views of the spectacular countryside, before pampering yourself in the spa bath or steam shower and enjoying a glass of wine by the fireplace in the evenings. Now this is living.
If you're chasing something quirky, eclectic and a lil bit cute, you can't beat the Glampavan. The completely refurbished cabin sits on a farm with views over farmland to vineyards, horse paddocks, and a forest. And as small as it is, it's got everything you need—a comfy queen-size bed, modern kitchen, TV nook, cosy annex with fireplace, tonnes of original art, and a gorgeous bathroom with a rain-water sky-shower.
Petit Eco Cabin
Perfect for a romantic getaway or a solo trip to treat-yo-self, this quaint timber cabin is the ideal place to unwind with a glass of vino. Nestled within an organic vineyard called Windows Estate (quite convenient, we think), this cabin’s rustic bathtub sits under eucalyptus trees and faces a serene lake. We think you’ll find it hard to resist the urge to ‘gram this tub—especially when you’re lying back with a glass of red in hand.
Frankland River Cabin Retreat
Nestled on a peaceful and picturesque 83-acre property in the Great Southern with the Frankland River flowing along the property's edge, this cosy European pine cabin looks like it just stepped out of a storybook. Spend your days exploring nearby destinations like Albany, Denmark, Pemberton, and Walpole then cap off your evenings with a wine on the deck as you enjoy unspoiled views of the stars.
Hilltop Views At Sunnyside
This private little log cabin sits on a hilltop surrounded by majestic Jarrah trees and rolling countryside and the views are quite simply breathtaking. You can head off on foot to enjoy the walking trees surrounding the property or zip into Bridgetown and explore the cute coffee shops and eclectic retailers. Just make sure you're back in time to enjoy a cuppa as the sun sets over the hill.
Perhaps most importantly, The Batch is located walking distance to Clancy's Fish Pub so you can head out for a cheeky bev and some chippies whenever the urge hits (which is always, if you're like us). It's also a little bigger than most of the cabins here—with two bedrooms (plus an extra mattress available), two bathrooms and a giant wrap-around verandah—so we reckon it's perfect if you're trying to organise a couples weekend.
Tiny House In Central Albany
This lush little sunlit garden studio offers up the ultimate small living experience in Albany. It's conveniently close to everything in town so you can very easily go out for every meal, but rest assured there's everything you need right here if you feel like hiding away for a weekend.
Joey The Tiny Cabin
Looking for something off the grid? Say hello to Joey, the brainchild of WA owned Tiny Cabins. Ditch the tech for the ultimate eco-friendly getaway and huddle up around Joey’s bush TV—a ripper of a fire pit. Although the exact location of the cabin is being kept on the DL, we know it’s in Chittering, so just over an hour’s drive North East of Perth. And judging by the photos on their Instagram, it’s well worth the trip. We’re talking hammocks, kangaroos and a bed promising front row seats to a killer view at sunrise. Excuse us while we make a reservation.
For a beautiful down south location, you can’t go wrong with this totally trendy container home on the banks of the Toby Inlet. It's the perfect base to explore all Dunsborough has to offer, just a three minute drive from the town centre and a short canoe paddle to the beach. With Palmers Winery just a stone’s throw away, you’ll forget about missing that Europe summer in no time. Or if you want to stay in, take a bottle to-go and watch the sunset from the spa.
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