15 Best Tiny Houses For Rent In Kentucky, USA - Updated 2024

Anne Marie
Anne Marie 
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Whether you’re an outdoorsy type or a history buff, a foodie or a music lover, Kentucky has something for everyone. The state has many natural wonders, from the Appalachian Mountains to the subterranean maze that is Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest cave system in the world. There are several sights dedicated to historical figures like the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln and Muhammad Ali Center. Kentucky is also well-known for its spirit–bourbon, that is. Travel along Kentucky Bourbon Trail to visit some of the most iconic bourbon distilleries in the world and try samples, of course. If you’re looking for a vacation rental that is simple but still cozy, check out our picks for the best tiny houses for rent in Kentucky, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 11, 2024.

1. Tiny cabin for two near amazing attractions in Wolfe County (from USD 103)

Nestled in a wooded area, this tiny cabin is ideal for those people who want to spend their vacation immersed in nature. During your stay here, you can do all sorts of outdoorsy activities, especially hiking and exploring the flora and fauna. You might also be interested in visiting a few nearby attractions, such as Daniel Boone National Forest, Natural Bridge State Park, Kentucky Reptile Zoo, and Red River Gorge.

After your day of fun, come back to this rental and relax. There’s WiFi access here, so feel free to stream a movie or catch up on a show on the television. If you’re hungry, you can prepare a light meal in the kitchenette area. At night, you might want to lounge by the fire pit outside, making some s'mores while gazing at the starry sky.

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104.07 km (64.7 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
16 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having tv/internet was just a bonus
the owner is super helpful and quick to respond
tristan was very responsive to make sure we enjoyed our time and we did
it’s in a great location by zip lining and 6 stocked fishing lakes
great location to visit the gorge
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2. Cute cottage perfect for small groups in Williamstown (from USD 130)

Little White Cottage features one bedroom with a queen-size bed, but there’s also a sofa sleeper in the living room. For this reason, up to four people can be accommodated here. You can also find a well-equipped kitchen for your dining needs. As for your entertainment, there’s high-speed WiFi access here — around 100 Mbps — so you can stream whatever you want on the television. If you’re traveling with children, toys are available for them.

Another great way to entertain yourself is by visiting a few iconic landmarks and attractions nearby. Some of the ones worth checking out include Ararat Ridge Zoo, Williamstown Lake, Piddle Park, and Dry Ridge Outlet Mall.

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101.64 km (63.2 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
141 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed/mattress was super comfy
it was absolutely amazing clean comfy cute and quiet
property was just perfect and so very clean
homey well decorated clean and nice to be there
awesome stay very comfortable and clean
house was clean and very well stocked beautiful view out back
host was very friendly
perfect location for visiting ark encounter
we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay while in town visiting the ark encounter
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3. Cozy tiny house with a well-equipped kitchen in Bullitt County (from USD 70)

This house may not come with a lot of space, but it’s equipped well enough to accommodate up to two people. The kitchen has all the essential appliances and utensils you need to prepare meals. If you’re planning to cook steaks or barbecues, there’s a propane grill outside.

You have access to the internet, so you can connect to your preferred streaming site and watch fantastic movies on the television. The porch is also a lovely place to lounge after a long day — you and your companion can sit back here, chatting while sipping a steaming cup of coffee. If you have work to do during your vacation, feel free to use the dedicated workspace available inside.

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81.66 km (50.8 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
42 reviews   Wifi Available
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were able to make breakfast and enjoyed the keurig coffee machine
this rental is a very cozy and well appointed suite with a functional kitchen
super-comfortable bed all the essentials very well organized
it was clean and well appointed
it was clean and very homelike
while it seemed clean we found holes that looked like cigarette burns
the host was easy to contact and always quick to respond
loved this little place wonderful hosts and super comfy
at first sight the place is super cute and the owners are very friendly and kind
they all were one big friendly family great find- for my 2 week stay
had a bit of an issue communicating with host but good once we did
ability to walk dogs in neighborhood was great
worked great for us close to all tourists attractions
this was a perfect location and area for walking my dog nice neighborhood
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4. Pet-friendly cabin perfect for romantic getaways in Pine Ridge (from USD 153)

Located in a heavily wooded area, Pine Point is a cabin that promises peace and serenity to its guests. It’s popular among couples looking for a romantic getaway, but solo travelers will also love staying here. You can bring your pets as well — a maximum of 2 dogs and an additional fee of 100 USD.

This cabin is also beautifully furnished. There’s a plush king-size bed in the bedroom, and the living room has an electric fireplace to keep you warm during your movie marathons. The kitchen is well equipped, so you don’t have to worry about your meals during your stay here. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can head out to hike along nearby trails or visit beloved attractions, such as the Red River Gorge Geological Area and Daniel Boone National Forest.

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108.53 km (67.5 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
78 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the place was really clean and beautiful
this cabin was amazing clean beautiful and the pictures doesn’t do it justice definitely will be back
what a find economically priced scrupulously cleaned beautiful and new cabin for two
the property was clean easy to find and they provided starter supplies for everything
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5. Charming cottage perched on a cliff in Mercer County (from USD 105)

At 670 square feet (62.25 square meters), this charming cottage features enough space for 6 people. There are four beds across three bedrooms and a complete kitchen for your dining needs. As for entertainment, you can watch something on the smart television — since you have access to cable and the internet, you’ll have many movie options.

This cottage is perched on the cliffs of Palisades, so you’ll get a stunning view outside. You’re also surrounded by the river and natural beauty, so you should take the opportunity to explore the area whenever you can. If you don’t like to go hiking, you can lounge in the picnic area instead, enjoying the view while having a cookout with your companions.

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17.09 km (10.7 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
112 reviews  
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a cozy place to stay the property was well stocked whether it was normal kitchen staples or toiletries
very charming clean and cozy beautiful view of the river and palisades
the owner seemed very very nice
this cute little cabin has everything you need for a quiet getaway
cute little house with amazing views and close to towns filled with friendly people
we absolutely loved this place
will definitely stay here again when we come back to tour some more places in kentucky
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6. Urban chalet with bright interiors in Lexington (from USD 96)

If you think that all tiny homes are found in the countryside, think again. This modern chalet is located right in Lexington. Floor-to-ceiling windows brighten the entire space, which is decorated with contemporary furnishings. The kitchen is fully equipped with compact appliances, so you can cook almost any meal you can imagine. There is even a huge drop-down screen and surround sound that will transform even a simple movie night into a cinematic experience.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
40.13 km (25.0 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
649 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i work remotely and was able to work every day with excellent and uninterrupted wi-fi connection
this place was incredible loved all of the natural light and cozy movie nights with the projector
absolutely stunning and so cozy
the bed was super comfy and having the projector screen as a tv was unique and fun
spa style bathroom was very nice and the tankless water heater never disappointed
super clean and homey place
super clean and neat
very nice clean and creative
great space very clean and many unique touches
space was very clean which was extra important to us during this time
the host was quick to take care of a few questions and needs i had
jason and bethany were very helpful and easy to contact
brooke was very responsive and we appreciated the little touches
thoughtful hosts with good communication
great convenient location and very stylish interior
this location was super close to the mall and had great touches like a french press
place was amazing super cute
the place overall was a cute tiny house
cute tiny home good central location in lexington thoughtful design & personal touches
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7. Comfortable lodge with a private hot tub in Powell County (from USD 111)

Located within Daniel Boone National Forest, this cozy log cabin is the perfect spot to be one with nature. Outside, you will find two decks, one covered and one open. On these decks, you can hang out and listen to soothing sounds of a stream. The outdoor hot tub is the perfect spot to have a soak and spend an evening under the stars.

Inside, you will see how the place is airy, spacious, and equipped with two lofts that both have queen-sized beds. There is also a full kitchen and living and dining areas, which make the home seem roomier than it is.

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Powell County, Kentucky, United States
103.95 km (64.6 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
350 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great loft beds - and many amenities stocked in the tiny cabin
air conditioning was awesome for this summer visit
no cell service or wifi (to my knowledge) but we didn’t care about that either
the bedding was comfortable come on with plenty of pillows and blankets
i loved lying in bed and looking straight out the window into the trees
everything was spotless and picture perfect
it was clean and adaquately equipped
the airbnb was very clean and thoughtfully laid out
it was also so clean which made our stay even more comfortable
very clean quiet and a break from day to day routines
the host communicated quickly to resolve the issue though
great hosts and seriously wonderful experience
they were excellent hosts and have a beautiful cabin
great location near nada tunnel
the location was great
the location is really stunning
great place and great location
the location is perfect and close to so many great trails
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8. Country haven overlooking a pond in Fountain Run (from USD 70)

As soon as you set foot in this charming haven, you’ll feel right at home. The place is designed with warm, wood-paneled elements and a rustic decor. The loft offers some privacy from the the living room with a futon, which can be used as a bed. Gather around the wood stove inside or hang out on the spacious front porch.

The rental is set in the lovely countryside, and there is a small pond nearby where you can fish from the dock or paddle around on a canoe.

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Fountain Run, Kentucky, United States
144.74 km (90.0 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
294 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quaint comfortable and unique our stay at papa’s cabin was even better than we expected
very comfortable clean and cozy
super clean cozy perfect little get away spot
papa’s cabin was clean and cozy - we absolutely loved our stay
the cabin was sparking clean and comfy and we were comfortable the whole time
the cabin was amazing super clean and with delicious cinnamon rolls waiting for us at check in
the host was super friendly and responsive
the hosts have done an amazing job with this cabin
this cabin is wonderful the hosts are thoughtful and kind
the hosts have gone above and beyond with making this cabin perfect
this was our favorite airbnb experience to date the cabin was lovely and our hosts were very thoughtful
great location and perfect size
we loved the location out in the middle of farm land
in a remote location that was awesome for star gazing
as close to peace and quiet as you can possibly get
the location was easy to find while still being remote and private
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9. Rustic bungalow with a screened porch in Cave City (from USD 88)

A lot of charm and great amenities are squeezed into this rustic bungalow. Set on an idyllic country lane, the home is a secluded spot where you can connect with nature. Inside, you will find a room for three guests, with one bed up in a loft. There is a kitchenette with a fridge, a microwave, and a coffee maker. You can prepare full meals by using the grill outside and dine on the screened porch.

The property is just a short drive away from Mammoth Cage National Park, Lincoln’s Homeplace, and many other sights.

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Cave City, Kentucky, United States
111.13 km (69.1 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
500 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 3 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was really comfy the amenities were super thoughtful and the property was also very nice
comfortable beds and a sweet bungalow pad
we struggled a litttle with the temperature and trundle bed but overall a wonderful stay
this is such a quaint and comfortable place to stay
very clean and cozy stay
very clean and as advertised
looked and smelled so clean
everything was sparkling clean and my boyfriend and i were really comfortable here
awesome cozy clean and fun place
the hosts were very helpful and quick to respond
hosts were helpful and accommodating
the hosts were great just would have liked more information
the hosts were very helpful with local tips and instructions to make my stay the best possible
maria and clay are the best kind of host—thoughtful accommodating quick to respond and courteous
the location is quiet yet still convenient to all the local attractions
but the place is awfully cute
great location - - the drive there was beautiful
such a cute place— perfect stay for the area we loved it
such a cute little place we really enjoyed the screened in porch
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10. Hand-built hideaway with a private patio in Frankfort (from USD 101)

This hideaway was lovingly built by hand, with reclaimed materials, and its detailed interiors make it unique and special. The kitchen countertops and spiral staircases were handcrafted from live edge walnut wood, and there is a copper sink and shower. Outside, you’ll find a private patio and a spot to hang a hammock and laze the day away.

The rental is a great starting point for exploring sights around Frankfort, with bourbon tours, hiking, fishing, and more, all just a short drive away.

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Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
50.21 km (31.2 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
331 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i was pleasantly suprised to have wifi access
we loved cooking in the cast iron skillet and his dogs were a friendly surprise
the cabin has the perfect amount of cozy space with all the right touches
the home is charming and well-thought out in terms of space so we were quite comfortable
nice private table in the back yard
super clean and very well maintained
it was so clean and so cute
so beautiful and clean
many beautiful hand-crafted touches and sparkling clean
love the love wood everywhere clean home
the host is a talented craftsman who built the tiny house himself
matt was a great host
the host was very friendly and helpful
matt is one of the best hosts to interact with
matt was a great host and very attentive
located close to attractions but seculded enough to be comfortable
it’s in a perfect location quiet and peaceful
the location is perfect for bourbon enthusiasts and frankfort local attractions
the location is great for historic frankfort a sell as several wineries
the location was perfect as well with easy access to elkhorn creek
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11. Charming cottage near a pond in Lebanon (from USD 110)

Less is more when it comes to this charming cottage. The place is simple but welcoming and is equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. For instance, you can prepare meals in the small kitchen. You can also cook outside by taking advantage of the gas grill. Moreover, the home provides heat and air conditioning systems too, making it comfortable in any weather.

The property is located on a farm and is close to a pond. The surroundings are frequented by hawks, deer, and cranes that are drawn to such a peaceful setting.

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Lebanon, Kentucky, United States
42.55 km (26.5 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
166 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we brought our own table and chairs and sat outside a lot just enjoying the landscape
so is the couch and we were able to access our favorite tv series online
cozy secluded little house with some beautiful natural surroundings
so clean and great communication everything you need is provided
the space is lovely so clean and nice
the place was extremely clean and had everything we needed
everything was clean and the house was stocked with water popcorn candy and toiletries
what a nice spot a clean comfortable little house - well supplied with everything we needed
brandon and brooke were very helpful and responsive to all our questions and were very welcoming
both of the pups came down to say hi to us and they were super friendly
this location was absolutely perfect for a quick weekend getaway
it has everything you need and the location is perfect for trips to nearby hiking trails
great little place in a quiet and peaceful location
the location in “a hidden valley” was awesome
it's small but has everything you need the location is great and secluded with a beautiful pond
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12. Lovely room at a tiny home with a kitchen in Paducah (from USD 110)

This single room at a tiny home is so well-arranged that it feels like there are several rooms in one. In the kitchen, you’ll find a microwave, a mini fridge, and a coffee maker that is complete with complimentary beans. There is also a couch that faces the TV with streaming services.

Dine at the small dining table or out on the front porch to enjoy the fresh air. At night, rest on the comfortable queen-sized bed and recharge yourself for another day of adventures.

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Paducah, Kentucky, United States
357.13 km (222.0 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
103 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really enjoyed laura’s cottage and enjoyed the outdoor shower and hot tub
we loved the cozy cottage it was so warm and cozy just what we wanted for a quick getaway
everything was super clean and we had the best night's rest
laura is the best host the place was clean comfortable and relaxing
laura was a wonderful host
our host was quick to communicate with us and we felt very relaxed staying there
the location was awesome; secluded but 15 minutes from stores/restaurants
this is a perfect place for a relaxing getaway it’s cozy and comfortable
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13. Comfortable dwelling with a back porch in Rogers

With almost 200 reviews, this rental has a near perfect rating and hundreds of happy guests. It has room for two guests and all of the amenities you’ll need for a comfortable stay such as a washer and dryer if you need to refresh your wardrobe mid trip. The back porch has a charcoal grill and two chairs, which make it the perfect hangout spot where you can eat, drink, and listen to the birds.

The property is just minutes away from Natural Bridge State Park and Red River Gorge, making it ideal for hikers who don’t want a long drive to their destinations.

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Rogers, Kentucky, United States
106.82 km (66.4 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
373 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower had long-lasting hot water with great water pressure and the wifi signal is strong
the wifi worked well and we enjoyed mornings on the back porch
the wifi was better than what i have at home
we had all our meals at the cabin so the kitchen and grill were perfect
the kitchen has everything you need and the deck is awesome
very clean and plenty of privacy
very clean very comfortable place
it was very clean and all necessities were available
a wonderfully clean and stocked place to stay
everything was so clean and had beautiful personal touches
connie is a great host as well
connie was very responsive when we had questions
connie was very quick to respond with any questions and super kind
connie was very responsive helpful and sweet
this place was adorable we were so satisfied with the tiny home and the touches the host left
great location and terrific cabin
perfect quiet location with great stars
the location is secluded and beautiful
it is a close (and pretty) drive to local restaurants and nice hikes
about 15 minute drive to the gorge underground and close to natural bridge
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14. Pretty abode with a fire pit in Corbin (from USD 154)

You won’t have to get out of bed to marvel at the natural beauty surrounding this pretty abode. Floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the home provide you with stunning views of the woods, from every angle. You can also unwind on the screened porch to take in the views. There is a fully stocked kitchen for preparing meals. You can warm up by the fire pit outside or around the stove indoors while watching TV.

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Corbin, Kentucky, United States
114.62 km (71.3 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
244 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view in the mornings from the bed were stunning and so relaxing
plenty of amenities to make our stay comfortable
fast wifi full kitchen a comfortable bed and a really nice bathroom
the bed and pillow were comfortable with a great view of the woods
comfortable bed for the grown-ups pull out sofa for the kids
clean and decorated nicely
very nice and clean place near corbin and cumberland falls
the cabin was clean cute and private
the house was clean and comfortable
the house was clean and new
brittany was an amazing host
host was super responsive to questions and information as well
brittany was very helpful answering all of my questions
private and nice cabin quick and helpful responses from the host
brittany was a great host and got back to me quickly about any questions
amazing location 1
the location was perfect
great location for visiting cumberland falls
great place very close to the falls
the location to boat ramps was very nice
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15. Cozy cabin with twin beds in Irvine

This charming rental is a classic cabin, shrunk into the size of a tiny home. Inside the haven, there are two twin beds, a propane fireplace, and board games. There is no electricity or running water here, so you will have to be adventurous and willing to unplug for a few days.

Collected rainwater runs the tub and toilet in the bathroom that is adjacent to the property. There is also a fire pit and a gas grill for cooking outdoors.

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Irvine, Kentucky, United States
67.0 km (41.7 mi) from Old Fort Harrod State Park
208 reviews   Superhost
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is cozy and the amenities are awesome
the beds were extremely comfortable (memory foam mattresses)
the view was wonderful the cabin felt so cozy and ronnie and suzi were super chill
from the wood burning stove lamps composting toilet comfortable beds and brand new cabin
the beds were some of the most comfotable beds i've slept in super cozy plenty of blankets
the beds were really comfortable and clean too
this beautiful small cabin is beautiful and exceptionally clean with all the right touches
very clean safe and relaxing stay
the cabin and area around it was clean cozy and serene
it is beautiful clean private and surrounded by nature
ronnie and suzi were amazing hosts and very welcoming
very friendly and helpful hosts
amazing getaway and great hosts
ronnie and suzi are wonderful hosts who truly care about their guests
very kind and friendly hosts
we loved everything about the cabin and the location
such an amazing space and location
amazing place to stay to get away from it all
amazing location incredible hosts we needed to escape from the city and this was the perfect place
beautiful cabin in a peaceful place
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A lovely home in Kentucky

If you’re a solo traveler, a couple, or part of a small group, you might find that you prefer a tiny home to a big vacation rental with way too much space. Though these tiny homes are small in size, they’re big on amenities and character. They offer just enough room to relax in between all of your adventures, and they will create an experience you’ll never forget.

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