10 Best Tiny Houses For Rent Near Knoxville, Tennessee - Updated 2024

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Are you ready to discover Knoxville’s vibrant culture and natural beauty? Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains in the eastern part of the state of Tennessee, this city is bursting with artistic and musical energy and rich historical and cultural attractions such as Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee Theatre, McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, and more. Ranked as one of the largest cities in Tennessee, Knoxville offers a plethora of activities for guests to enjoy. From exploring the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame to hiking through the stunning Great Smoky Mountains National Park, just a short drive from the city, you’ll find endless opportunities in Knoxville. If you’re looking for a unique and memorable way to experience all that Knoxville offers, consider staying in one of the tiny houses found in and around the city. To know more, scroll down for the best tiny houses for rent near Knoxville, Tennessee.

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. Tiny dam house with a fenced backyard (from USD 112)

This adorable home is the ideal vacation spot for a couple or a small group of friends traveling with a pet. Your four-legged buddy can play in the fenced backyard all day long! The rental offers quick access to Mountain Cove Marina and the popular tourist destinations of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.

The property comes with one queen bed and one single bed as well as a bathroom with a tub. Basic coffee supplies are provided so you can brew a hot cup whenever you like. A charcoal grill is also available for your use; just remember to bring the charcoal along!

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Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
13.48 km (8.4 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
249 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
very nice and clean area
the inside was very clean and nicely decorated
jean's place was very charming and was spotless
clean updated and nicely styled house
very clean perfect for a getaway in the mountains
the host was quick to respond and helpful
the host truly cares about her guests
host was very easy to work with and communicated well
such a good find the pet friendly aspect of the listing made us book and it didn't disappoint
close proximity to all the attractions
a beautiful home very close to all the attractions
adorable stay location was perfect proximity to all the tourist attractions
great location for access to all this area has to offer
great stay was in a nice location and it’s very private
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2. Cozy cottage close to the Great Smoky Mountains (from USD 89)

Experience a warm and cozy stay in this charming cottage, close to several lakes and the Great Smoky Mountains. Located in a peaceful neighborhood outside the city boundaries, this adorable cottage offers the perfect blend of accessibility and privacy.

Inside, the cottage boasts convenient amenities, including WiFi, a TV, and air conditioning. A communal fire pit area is available on the property for creating memorable evenings. With the friendly host ensuring a smooth and enjoyable stay, you’ll feel right at home in this retreat. You are also allowed to bring your fur babies along!

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
33.45 km (20.8 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
195 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was comfy and the a/c nice and cool
great wifi for work charming cottage and close to all local attractions
would love to stay at the cozy cottage next time i visit the area
this is the perfect little cozy cottage getaway
all we were looking for was a private room to stay in and this fit the bill
very clean and accommodating
always clean and super quiet
new and clean
her place is clean and esthetically pleasing
communication was easy and gena made sure we had clean towels all week
super cute the hosts were available to answer any questions
gena was very helpful when we had questions
gena is a fantastic host her adorable home had everything we needed for a quick getaway
gena is friendly and quick to respond
the host is amazing and the cottage is very quiet and relaxing
great location and value
the location was good - convenient to everything
place was really cute
its in a good location in maryville
perfect place for pups to romp
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3. Cozy farm stay near Dollywood (from USD 77)

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and experience the tranquil beauty of rural Tennessee with a stay in this cozy cabin. Nestled on an 80-ac (32-ha) farm inhabited by cows, sheep, and horses, this is the perfect spot for nature lovers and animal lovers. Despite its secluded setting, the cabin is conveniently located just 20 minutes from downtown Knoxville and about half an hour away from popular attractions such as Dollywood.

With all the comforts of home, including a well-equipped kitchen, indoor fireplace, and free parking, this cabin is perfect for long-term stays. You’ll have everything you need to relax and unwind after a day of exploring the sights and sounds of Knoxville.

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Seymour, Tennessee, United States
4.35 km (2.8 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
273 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
place was super clean quiet and relaxing
our family enjoyed our visit and it was very clean
casie was easy to contact and very accommodating
the host offers horseback riding which was sure fun
casie has also been so kind to mail me my glasses that i left there
very nice and friendly
the location really could not have been more perfect
so peaceful but yet close to town
this cabin is super cute and the location is great we loved walking the property and seeing the animals
super cute place on a lovely farm wish we had planned a longer stay in the area
definitely a nice place to stay if you want to get away from the noise
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4. Hand-built tiny house with access to a river (from USD 255)

Are you looking for a unique and cozy getaway in Tennessee? This hand-built tiny house might be just the thing you’re looking for. Located just 25 minutes from downtown Knoxville, 35 minutes from Pigeon Forge, and 50 minutes from Gatlinburg, this rental is the perfect base for exploring the best of Tennessee.

In this rental, you’ll find all the comforts of home in a compact and stylish package, such as air conditioning and WiFi. From the cozy and comfortable interior to the stunning rooftop deck, perfect for taking in the beauty of the surroundings, this house has everything you need to unwind and relax. And with access to the river, you can bring your camp chairs or a hammock and spend your days relaxing by the water. Note that children aren’t allowed in this rental.

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
24.62 km (15.3 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
348 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the electric fireplace and amazing shower really added to the experience
it was clean and things were nice
the place is great very clean and comfortable
we loved it so clean and perfectly decorated
it was so clean & cozy and was the perfect place for a relaxing getaway
it’s beautiful clean modern and tiny… we loved it
amber is very detailed in her hospitality and was responsive to questions and recommendations
amber was a great host
amber was the best airbnb host i have ever had
that shower is 1000% a hiker’s dream :) amber is an excellent host
amber is the best host i’ve ever worked with on any of my stays
the location was great being close to the smokeys while only being 25 minutes from downtown knoxville
great location as it’s close to knoxville and plenty to do
great location peaceful and quiet setting
the location was ideal for getting to knoxville townsend and gatlinburg
it is not a secluded place but is really cute and relaxing
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5. Molly Branch Cottage (from USD 125)

Surrounded by 20-ac (8-ha) of private grounds, you’ll have plenty of space to relax at Molly Branch Cottage. You can soak up the natural beauty from the deck overlooking the creek, share stories by the fire pit, or read a good book while lounging in the hammock.

The rental features a TV and WiFi for entertainment. To make guests comfortable, ceiling fans and a gas-burning fireplace have also been provided. The bathroom with a walk-in shower comes stocked with all the necessary amenities. Feel free to use the equipped kitchen to prepare your meals every day. And with a gas grill and fire pit outside, you’ll have plenty of options for cooking and enjoying meals outdoors.

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Corryton, Tennessee, United States
17.54 km (10.9 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
79 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room has a beautiful stone mantle with gas fireplace insert couch and recliner
the intimate loft had a very comfortable mattress and was very cozy
and well appointed with a fireplace outdoor fire pit very nice furniture and a full kitchen
huge tv although we never needed to turn it on
beautiful bathroom with rain head shower
everything was very clean
very clean and exactly as described
it was very clean and welcoming
extremely clean and had everything we needed
place was very clean and perfect for a weekend getaway
host was very kind
stacey is a superb host
the host was excellent and quick to respond to any questions we had
host was kind and easy to reach
friendly hosts and a beautiful tiny house
a peaceful and relaxing location
the house is in the perfect location
we loved the privacy of the location and the convenience to knoxville
an amazing location right in-between two mountains and next to a little creek
very relaxing and secluded not too far from the places we wanted to visit
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6. Mountain-view haven with a loft bed

Leave your worries behind and escape to the peaceful and serene mountains of Tennessee with a stay in this charming tiny house. This house, located in the picturesque highlands of Powell, Tennessee, is ideal for a restful break amidst tall trees.

All the essentials for a pleasant stay are provided here, including a fully stocked kitchen, a private office space, and high-speed internet access. When you’re ready to explore the great outdoors, step out onto the lovely furnished patio and take in the stunning mountain views before taking a stroll through the trees. You may also have your dinner outdoors in the alfresco dining area for two. At night, retire to the cozy bed in the loft space.

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Powell, Tennessee, United States
40.97 km (25.5 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
219 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we stayed cool with the air conditioner and fan provided
we were hoping the couch would be more comfortable but the bed was
very clean and comfortable
everything was super clean and exactly as described
very clean ready for us when we arrived
clean and nice house just like description
hope's place was nice and clean
the tiny home was super cool and the host was very accommodating
host is an excellent communicator with prompt responses
you can tell the owner really loves her tiny
hope was kind & helpful throughout all communication
the location was perfect and hope was a great host
the location was great and the affordability was great
great place to stay close to great restaurants and stores
such a cute place for a weekend getaway
secluded and relaxing location in the woods
very cute and fun place to stay
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7. Bird's Nest (from USD 95)

If you’re looking for a compact but comfortable house, look no further than this tiny home in Sevierville, Tennessee. On a dead-end street with only a handful of other residences around, you’ll have all the solitude you desire. Also, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg are all within reasonable driving distance, so you’ll have no trouble finding things to do and see.

The kitchen in this rental is fully equipped and there is even an outdoor grill for cookouts. Additionally, there are board games, a gaming console, and a TV for entertainment.

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Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
11.06 km (6.9 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
168 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had an excellent stay and it was nice cozy and relaxing
everything was extremely clean and organized
nice and quiet place to stay very clean everything ya need
the house was very clean and had everything we needed
very cozy and clean
excellent and clean very private place it’s a good cabin in the woods
sabrina was very helpful
sabrina was a great host and responded to me very quickly
sabrina was a great host and everything for our needs perfectly
sabrina was an excellent host and her tiny home was everything we needed for our smoky mountains visit
sabrina is an excellent host with great communication and accommodation for guests
loved it very close to everything but far enough away
this is a cute and peaceful place to stay
very nice and clean great location being away from the busy side of town
a nice tiny cabin secluded in the woods but close to everything you'd like in the area
this was a great place to get some peace and quiet but was also close to the tourist areas
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8. Lakeside abode for couples (from USD 98)

Perfect for a romantic weekend or a quiet retreat away from the city, this quaint property boasts stunning scenery and a relaxing ambiance. The location is remote, providing guests with the privacy and quiet they need to relax and enjoy their stay fully. You can bring your pets here to make amazing memories with them.

The kitchen in this tiny home is equipped with everything you may need to prepare basic meals. Plus, the wooden interiors and indoor fireplace add a cozy touch, making this abode feel like home.

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Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
16.53 km (10.3 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
89 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is good when it’s working and reaches all the seating on the deck
pros: the deck is pretty comfortable and the surroundings are fairly peaceful
the hosts are responsive
easiest starting boat ever/ran fabulous hosts were very attentive to any need-will definitely return
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9. Newly built tiny home with a hot tub

Enjoy the best of what Tennessee has to offer with a stay at this charming retreat in a peaceful location. Although in a remote location, the property provides easy access to top attractions such as Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg. With a wraparound porch, a charcoal grill, and a fire pit, guests will love spending time outdoors while here.

Inside the rental, you will find a king-sized bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and an electric fireplace to keep you warm. The highlight of the property, however, is the private hot tub. The shaded tub is the best place to unwind after a day of sightseeing.

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Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
21.79 km (13.6 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
80 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
exactly as described; very clean and easy to get to
it was clean had everything listed and easy to find
10/10 highly recommend this place clean and comfortable
the cabin is new very clean and comfortable
the place was clean and had everything we needed
and the hosts are very attentive and friendly
the hosts have top notch communication and ensure your stay is five star
lee and christie were great hosts
really close to the main attractions in the area
my husband & i just got back from staying at this cute little place on spring break
the location was easy to find and not far away from any necessary locations
close to all attractions grocery gas
it was very cute clean and in a great private location
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10. Bella's Tiny House Retreat (from USD 90)

Featuring a private hot tub, this property is the perfect choice for relaxing and reconnecting with your loved ones. The secluded location allows you to unwind fully and escape from the stresses of everyday life while still being just a short drive away from all the attractions the area has to offer.

As the temperature cools down, take a soak in the hot tub and watch the stars twinkle above. And when you’re ready to head inside, take advantage of the home’s excellent cooling and heating systems to stay comfortable in any season. Additionally, a Smart TV is provided in the snug and cozy living room of the property for indoor entertainment.

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Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
14.22 km (8.9 mi) from Seven Islands State Birding Park
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay location is nice has good wifi and also has an amazing hot tub
the futon was perfect for movie nights since we turned it into a bed
our stay was amazing the place was clean and the bed and couch was comfy
loved how cozy it was and had everything we needed
the tiny house was very clean and secluded
it was very clean when we arrived the bed was comfortable and the whirlpool relaxing
the place was clean especially the hot tub
the hot tub was hot and clean as well
so clean so cozy had everything we needed and it looked brand new
host and cleaning crew we’re awesome
excellent location as well
it's location was perfect
the secluded location makes it even better
lovely cabin in a beautiful location
great quiet nook away from the busy life
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Discover Knoxville while staying in a charming tiny house

Stay in one of our recommended tiny houses and discover all that the city of Knoxville has to offer. These quaint hideaways are situated in easy-to-reach but visually appealing and peaceful locations, providing all the amenities necessary for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. So, book one now and enjoy a lovely stay!

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