Top 7 Tiny Houses For Rent In Durham, North Carolina - Updated 2024

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Durham, North Carolina, is a vibrant and bustling city that is steeped in history, culture and natural beauty. Known as the ‘Bull City’, Durham is home to world-renowned Duke University and North Carolina Central University. Downtown Durham Historic District is home to a diverse selection of restaurants, shops and local businesses. The city is also a hub for the arts, with many theatres, galleries and festivals, such as American Dance Festival and Bull Durham Blues Festival, throughout the year. Durham is also surrounded by lush green forests and parks, making it an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. If you’re travelling to the city by yourself, or maybe with a loved one, a cosy house with comfy amenities is your best bet. Read on for a list of the top tiny houses for rent in Durham, North Carolina.

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 13, 2024.

1. Eco-friendly tiny house with modern facilities (from USD 84)

This tiny house is the perfect haven for eco-conscious travellers. Constructed with recycled and sustainable materials, it’s a simple yet elegant house fully equipped with modern appliances. It’s nestled among old oaks and pines and exudes an otherworldly charm.

The house has a fully equipped kitchen, a collapsible dining table with chairs, a queen-size bed in the loft and a full bathroom. For longer stays, the hosts offer access to their washer and dryer as well. Additionally, to fight deforestation, the hosts commit to planting a tree for every night of your stay.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
3.42 km (2.2 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
216 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a toilet small sink and shower are all efficiently placed in a small space
great spot — love that there is not tv taking up space in the place
the sleeping loft is super cozy and the neighborhood is great
this one is room & clean - all the amenities that i needed
the bed is comfortable with lights and electric outlets on either side
very great communication convenience and cleanliness
everything was very clean and check in was very smooth
very clean and well stocked with essentials
house was very functional and clean
it's super clean full of any essentials you may need (blankets towels fans etc
beautiful little home very easy to communicate with the host
hosts were very communicative to make sure we got in and out okay
overall great airbnb and the hosts were super at welcoming and providing information
she’s a wonderful host who’s communicative and attentive and clearly cares for your well being / experience
if you ever have any questions the host kate is super responsive and helpful
great little tiny house that is located conveniently close to downtown durham
the location was perfect to get right on the highway or go a short drive to downtown fun
this is a great location if you want to enjoy downtown durham
serene walk amongst pecan trees and many birds
adorable tiny house great for a little get away close to downtown and shops
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2. Charming house nestled among trees (from USD 215)

If you wish to live in the lap of nature with all the amenities of the modern era, this tiny house is the perfect place for you. Snuggled amongst trees just minutes away from downtown Durham, this property is an ideal spot to unwind. A full kitchen stocked with staples, laundry facilities, high-speed internet and air-conditioning, this house has everything you could wish for.

The swing on the private balcony is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the chirping of birds during the early hours of the day. The hosts also donate to have a tree planted for each visit to this tiny home.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
5.61 km (3.5 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
453 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ample parking fully stocked kitchen comfortable mattress warm shower
a beautiful kitchen outdoor section which is beautiful especially while opening both doors to create even more space
the space is very comfortable especially the screened in porch
the place was super comfortable and quiet
it felt spacious comfortable and had everything we needed
the place was very clean
11/10 recommend everything was clean communication quick and the stay perfect
amazing house everything was really clean
the house was sparking clean
wonderful relaxing getaway the place was super clean and was designed exquisitely
the host was very friendly and responsive
the hosts for this house are wonderfully responsive and attentive and the house itself is lovely
riley was a great host and the house is beautiful it is brand new and styled so well
all of our needs were met and riley was a wonderful host
great shower the hosts were very communicative when needed and super friendly
the place and location were amazing
really good location close to restaurants and stores
overall perfect location and atmosphere
great location quite and safe
very cute place that was perfect for my short trip to nc
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3. The Farmhouse at Scout (from USD 103)

This tiny farmhouse with one bedroom and one bathroom can comfortably accommodate two adults. It’s a great spot for guests to unwind in peace while not being too far from the attractions of the city. The property has an open patio with a fire pit and café string lights, perfect for an enchanting evening.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you’ll need to cook a meal. Other amenities include high-speed internet and a TV (with Netflix and Disney+). With elegant contemporary interiors and proximity to great shops, restaurants and trails, it’s a great spot for a couple to enjoy a vacation.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
3.12 km (2.0 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
276 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities: this space is comfortable
immaculate home with comfortable furniture and new kitchen wear and appliances
super clean and great amenities like a washer/dryer full kitchen supplies and an outdoor fire table
also got the best night’s sleep i’ve had in a while on the bed which was super comfortable
the house was sparkling clean and had great decor
beautiful space and super clean
it was clean and quite spacious for a tiny house
the place was as advertised; very clean with great amenities
it was clean and cozy in a great spot in the city
deon was a great host
deon was a great host and responded back quickly
deon was super helpful and responsive to any questions we had
he was very attentive and made us feel welcomed as if we were right at home
super close to downtown
the location is perfection i wasn’t more than a 20 minute drive for all of my activities and sightseeing
the location is great - everything we did was within a five to ten minute drive
10/10 would recommend this house it is very close to all of durham's top sites
location is also perfect about 5 mins from dwtn durham
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4. Cosy house on a private backyard (from USD 72)

This eco-friendly home is a great spot for a cosy getaway. It is built of blue pine, giving the interior a pleasant glow in the mornings, and sits on a private yard which also serves as a vegetable garden. You will find several restaurants, bars, cafes, arcades and gyms just a short walk away.

The house includes a full-sized shower, a kitchen equipped with an induction stove and a queen-size bed, making it an ideal stay for one to two guests.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
3.4 km (2.2 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
328 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
compost toilet was totally fine no conplaints there would definitely come back
waking up in the nook was magical i felt very refreshed and comfortable
very comfortable and the perfect size for one person
my stay was very comfortable
super clean and tidy
a very clean and quiet little getaway
tiny house was very clean and comfortable
it was perfect for their needs was very clean and the bed was comfortable
giulia was a wonderful hostess the place was super clean and i felt very relaxed during my stay
giulia is a wonderful host
guilia was an amazing host
host is very responsive and considerate
host was super organized and a great communicator
the tiny home was great the host was very helpful and check in/ check out was very easy
convenient location easy to walk downtown
great location and unique experience
great location with downtown restaurants and sights within walking distance
location is ideal and walking distance to some very cute little places to visit
great place great location
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5. Modern house facing a garden (from USD 78)

This chic house is a cosy urban getaway located a short drive away from downtown Durham. The 325-square-foot (30-square-meter) interior space is furnished with a full kitchenette, two beds and a fully equipped bathroom. The property also includes an HDTV (with Roku and Netflix) and some books for you to read. Guests are also welcome to use the outdoor fire pit and seating area when they wish.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
5.15 km (3.2 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
57 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
gail's tiny-ish house is charming and clean and the use of space is well thought-out
gail is such a great host communicative and timely in responses
gail was a great host -- communicative and responsive
all in all i’d recommend this location to anyone who is staying in this area
wonderful place for a quiet secluded getaway that is still near the city and local highways
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6. Beautiful house nestled in the woods (from USD 99)

Tucked away in a tranquil bamboo forest, this brand-new house has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The bedroom has a built-in desk, a queen-size bed and a spacious closet while the living room contains a TV (with Disney+, Netflix, Prime Video, HBO Max, etc.) and a plush sofa bed. The property also has a fenced-in backyard which is perfect for your pets.

Guests will find a fully stocked kitchen that is perfect for cooking full-course meals. Other amenities include high-speed WiFi and free parking onsite.

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
3.72 km (2.4 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
64 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy ac unit is a little hard to control but it’s a perfect place for relaxing
all the appliances were new the kitchen was well stocked and the set up was very comfortable
kitchen was fully stocked and the bed was extremely comfortable
the place was clean very welcoming and cozy
the tiny house is wonderful clean bright and cozy
but best of all were the hosts
this house was clean and the host was good at communicating
gene and his team were very responsive and gracious
great location and nice private tiny house
this was a great little place for a weekend get-away close enough to the action but secluded as well
loved that they have a lost of recommendations for food and places to go to near by
as durham natives we knew the location would be perfectly situated near all of our favorite spots
we especially liked that their place is pet friendly
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7. Elegant abode with modern fixtures

This tiny home is a great choice to relax and unwind near downtown Durham. It’s located in a quiet neighbourhood with several food and shopping options close by. The kitchen is fully equipped for guests to cook meals or snacks and the bedroom has a plush bed with a memory foam mattress for you to sleep peacefully.

Other amenities and fixtures include air-conditioning, an internet connection and a TV. The hosts also welcome long-term guests.

Stayed at this property?
Durham, North Carolina, United States
5.41 km (3.4 mi) from Sarah P. Duke Gardens
29 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
emmanuel’s place was very clean and cozy
great stay very clean and comfy
it was so clean and comfortable—& emmanuel is such a thorough and clear communicator
incredible place to stay in durham super clean and awesome set up highly recommend
the hosts was the best
emmanuel was a wonderful host very helpful and very prompt with his responses
the checkin process was swift and easy and emmanuel is extremely responsive
this place was cute tidy and had easy access to downtown durham
this places was so cute and just the perfect place to stay
great place would definitely stay here again
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Have a lovely trip to Durham, North Carolina

Durham boasts an impressive food scene, great festivals and plenty of outdoor activities, making it an excellent place for a solo trip or a vacation with your partner. So make your itinerary and book one of these tiny houses for an enjoyable stay in Durham, North Carolina!

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