Top 6 Tiny Houses For Rent In Louisville, Kentucky - Updated 2024

Fatima Aisha
Fatima Aisha  
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| 3 min read

Chosen as one of the best places to travel in 2023 by The New York Times, Louisville—Kentucky’s largest city—is brimming with attractions that will definitely captivate you. You can explore the city’s diverse neighborhoods, such as Old Louisville where you’ll see more than 40 blocks of the city’s most historic and well-preserved Victorian homes. Additionally, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is a must-visit for baseball fans, while boxing enthusiasts can drop by Muhammad Ali Center to learn about the great boxer’s legacy. Louisville is also home to The Kentucky Derby, a world-renowned horse race that draws audiences worldwide. If you miss the event, you can still join a historical walking tour of Churchill Downs at Kentucky Derby Museum.

Besides having over 120 attractions, Louisville has excellent accommodations of all sizes where you can unwind after exploring. Continue scrolling to find the top tiny houses for rent in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 July 16, 2024.

1. Pet-friendly cottage with a bathtub

This accommodation might look small from the outside, but you’ll be surprised by how spacious it is once you step inside. Because it’s packed with well-appointed amenities, you’ll have most of what you need for a comfortable stay in this quaint abode, from a cozy living room to a kitchen where you can easily prepare meals. On lazy days, you can unwind while taking a bubble bath in the main bathroom or watch television shows while lying on the snug bed. The cozy nook in the kitchen will also make a perfect reading corner to get lost in a book or two.

Outdoors, you can play with your furry friend in the backyard. The deck also has a dining arrangement ideal for alfresco dining.

Stayed at this property?
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
5.77 km (3.6 mi) from Farmington Historic Plantation
115 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cozy cottage was awesome
the back yard was so perfect for my pup and the place was cozy
this house has one of the better equipped kitchens we’ve seen in our travels
the space was relaxing and comfortable
benjamin and dan were very accomodating and their cottage was very cozy and welcoming
very clean house great communication
it was very clean and convenient
clean and comfortable and a just a great value for your stay
we had a great stay here the house is very nice nice and clean with a great outdoor space
clean comfortable and cozy stay in a great part of the city
excellent hosts and excellent home
the host was accommodating helpful and friendly
we certainly enjoyed our visit and benjamin and dan were great hosts
dan was a great and attentive host
several of the neighbors or people passing by on the sidewalks spoke to us and were very friendly
great location and super cute
great location in a nice neighborhood
great location and easy parking
amazing location with easy access to expo center churchill downs downtown and germantown
great location and a beautiful outdoor area
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2. Mugsy’s Bunkhouse (from USD 180)

If you want to take a break from the bustling city, this compact rental will be the one for you. The structure may be tiny, but it has a well-stocked kitchenette and enough room to sleep seven. There are also plenty of spaces to lounge outside, such as the covered living area and hammock. You will also have a designated beach area where you can engage in activities, such as boating and swimming. Fun activities, including basketball and shuffleboard, will also be available throughout the premises.

Further, the family can huddle around the firepit at night and share laughter over s’mores and hot cocoa.

Stayed at this property?
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
3.43 km (2.2 mi) from Farmington Historic Plantation
113 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 7 Guests

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
outdoor living space with tv was great
we loved the outdoor living room with tv as well as the fire pit
everything was clean and tidy
it was very clean and beautifully maintained
super clean and cute
it is extremely clean and well maintained
the space is very clean
overall great quick stay and hosts made check in very easy
the kitchen was better stocked than most and the attentiveness of the owners was remarkable
i highly recommend the bunk house and it’s hosts
adorable this was the perfect place for our mother/daughter girls weekend super friendly owners and staff
we had a lovely visit and our daughter enjoyed it the hosts were extremely friendly and helpful
such an amazing location & super close to downtown
progress park is truly hidden gem
progress park is an amazing place
we recommend progress park to anyone
progress park is the most unlikely placed boho chic hipster getaway in the middle of derby city
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3. Charming abode with a vast backyard (from USD 87)

This 200-sq. ft. (18.58-sq m) studio approximately 20.1 mi (32.35 km) from downtown Louisville, is perfect for solo travelers, couples, and small families. The tiny home features a plush bed and a cozy couch that can transform into another bed, guaranteeing restful nights for all guests. While a thoughtfully equipped kitchenette ideal for heating up simple dishes is available, several dining establishments are also nearby for a more filling meal.

Also, you can bring up to two vaccinated dogs for an additional fee of 30 USD.

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky, United States
16.16 km (10.1 mi) from Farmington Historic Plantation
220 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed watching a bit of tv in the evening on the futon couch
it consist of a beautiful bed set a tasteful couch
it was a little noisy but they provided ear plugs which helped super comfy bed
clean cozy and dog friendly
very clean and homey feel
comfortable bed and very clean
this place is clean and is as advertised a good value
clean and cute little house
gregg and ashley were amazing hosts
the hosts were wonderful and very communicative
the host was very helpful with responding and making sure i had everything i needed
they were also very responsive for any questions i had or updates
the owners are very friendly and communicate great
cute neighborhood & safe for walking them
great location only about 15-20 mins from everything
great hosts awesome location for people interested in staying somewhere between louisville and bardstown
great place to stay for a short trip
the neighborhood is quiet and quaint and made my morning walks perfectly enjoyable
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4. Homey rental with private patio

This pet-friendly option is in Shepherdsville. The lovely dwelling has all the basic amenities you’ll need on a trip. You can start your day with a nice cup of coffee courtesy of the Keurig machine while catching up on your emails. During your stay, feel free to cook your specialties in the well-equipped kitchen and then dine alfresco on the patio. You can also fire up the grill outdoors if you’re in the mood for some barbecue.

Moreover, you’ll never have to worry about where to leave your car as the host offers complimentary parking.

Stayed at this property?
Shepherdsville, Kentucky, United States
16.16 km (10.1 mi) from Farmington Historic Plantation
498 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the great coffee selections and attention to detail--even an iron and ironing board
if you’re looking for a great bed this one won’t disappoint you friendly folks too
the bed was really comfortable and the space had everything we needed for our stay
comfortable bed nice outdoor space and friendly hosts
the bed was probably the most comfortable i have slept in in my life
the airbnb was clean and quiet
the place was as advertised and very clean
super easy spot clean and quiet
it was clean privat and had everything that we needed
it was a great stay clean and tidy
dakota is a great host
dakota was an excellent host
host was incredible to make our stay a good experience
dakota was a great host and the experience was pleasant and quiet for this quick getaway trip
great host and great location
great location and easy to find
very cozy and comfortable spot location was convenient
clean place to stay and close to downtown louisville & not too far of a drive to bourbon trail
perfect if you need just a place to sleep
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5. Brakeman’s Cottage (from USD 108)

Located about a 30-minute drive from downtown Louisville, this recently remodeled rental in La Grange has ample space for solo travelers and couples alike. Despite its small appearance, this home boasts plenty of furnishings that guarantee a convenient stay. Falling into a slumber will be the least of your worries, as the spacious four-poster bed will easily lull you to sleep after a day of exploring Louisville.

This property is within walking distance of some of La Grange’s attractions, such as La Grange Railroad Museum & Learning Center where you’ll see railroad-related artifacts, including a century-old train model.

Stayed at this property?
La Grange, Kentucky, United States
33.34 km (20.8 mi) from Farmington Historic Plantation
174 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
every rail fan should visit the brakeman’s cottage
mattress was so comfortable
perfect condition comfortable and right on train tracks and near all the shops in town
loved the cottage right on the train tracks very cozy town with great shops and things to do
comfortable place as well
very clean and a comfy bed
great place super clean and cozy
it was clean comfortable updated and decorated beautifully
very clean and easy to check in
clean cottage was awesome
sally is a wonderful host
great communicating and very accommodating host
sally stays in contact and is very helpful
the town of la grange is great and the people are all so friendly
we thought people of la grange were especially friendly too
what a great place to stay- location in unbelievable
sally’ place is the best perfectly located in the heart of town
wonderful location and house really enjoyed my stay
wonderful place to stay and great access to downtown
right on main street and perfect for watching trains
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6. The Oak Lodge (from USD 150)

Experience rural living in this restored cabin from 1818 in Lawrenceburg, which is about a 56-minute drive from downtown Louisville. This charming dwelling has all the amenities a regular-sized house would have, such as a homey living room and a well-furnished kitchen where you can concoct meals for the family. Bookworms will love spending their time in the reading nook under the stairs, while the outdoorsy ones can play in the yard where animals pay a visit occasionally.

Additionally, you can enjoy your meals while indulging in gorgeous views on the screened porch.

Stayed at this property?
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, United States
71.38 km (44.4 mi) from Farmington Historic Plantation
39 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such a cool cabin from 1818 two full size beds upstairs & a twin pull out couch
very clean and an expertly crafted interior within the walls of a log cabin from the 1800’s
this is a beautiful cabin and a wonderful value very clean the cabin has a unique history
judi was a great host and we were all charmed by her lovely historic cabin
judi was very helpful and the log cabin was exactly what i had in mind
great location and beautiful scenery
excellent location and stay
this was a perfect location for us being so close to many distilleries
we will definitely be back it is located very close to several distilleries
this cabin is in a great location for checking out the bourbon trail
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Encounter unique experiences in Louisville

The vibrant city of Louisville has so much to offer, from mouthwatering food to inspiring museums, that you will never run out of places to visit and activities to try. You can go the extra mile by staying at a nontraditional accommodation, so book your stay at one of the charming tiny houses on the list above.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


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Fatima is a full-time fangirl who does freelance writing on the side. With over a decade of fangirling over her K-Pop boys and girls, she now believes it is her calling. She is also a...Read more

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