7 Best Tiny Houses For Rent Near Richmond, Virginia - Updated 2024

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Virginia’s travel slogan is “Virginia is for Lovers” - and it’s true, especially for history enthusiasts as well as fans of tiny houses. Richmond, in particular, caters to both groups. This bustling city is brimming with stunning sites, monuments, and great food. While you’re here, go on a self-guided tour of Richmond’s craft beer trail. In Museum District, you can shop for fun souvenirs and other curios. See the famous Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ impressive 22,000 art collection. This city also boasts cozy tiny homes you can rent. Continue reading for the best tiny houses for rent near Richmond, Virginia, and find your home away from home.

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 May 31, 2024.

1. The Little House, Gordonsville (from USD 149)

Get away from it all in this 300-sq m (3,229.17-sq ft) tiny home in the Virginia countryside. It’s set on 5 ac (2.02 ha) of private land. Morning or dusk, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding pastures from the screened-in porch. This rental is also pet-friendly!

Despite its size, The Little House is packed with amenities. The living room has a flat-screen TV with Roku for your viewing pleasure. For less screen time, there are books and board games in the rental as well. The kitchenette includes a mini-fridge and an electric kettle. Outdoors, light up the fire pit with free firewood.

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Gordonsville, Virginia, United States
73.6 km (45.8 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
99 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
our stay here was fantastic the space is cute cozy and clean
the hosts thought of everything and made us feel so welcome
matt and elaine were so responsive and helpful
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2. Tiny cabin in the woods, Powhatan

Enjoy solitude in this rustic tiny cabin. It features a loft sleeping area with a ladder propped in the kitchen so you can just climb when you feel like resting. Your total living space extends to the outdoor deck where you can soak in the hot tub and dine al fresco.

Just a couple of steps away is a graveled area with a fire pit and chairs - the perfect spot for hot cocoa and s'mores. If you’re staying around fall or wintertime, take note that there will be hunting activity in the vicinity.

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Powhatan, Virginia, United States
56.73 km (35.3 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
221 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
had a great stay at this cute tiny home very peaceful & clean hope to be back soon
kelly is a great host and very responsive
the host is very helpful and responsive
she was very helpful through and through
the hosts are generous kind-hearted and resourceful
kelly was a wonderful host and i very much enjoyed the stay at her place
great relaxing getaway in a beautiful location
such a great experience love the location
it is a nice quiet peaceful location with everything you need
we’ve already recommended this place to friends
it has a great location that had lots of privacy and was super relaxing
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3. Charming studio on an off-the-beaten path, Ruther Glen

This pet-friendly tiny studio at the end of a cul-de-sac is the ideal escape for animal lovers. You’ll always have company here in the form of chickens, cats, and dogs who live on the property. Despite its size, this rental has a ramp that can accommodate standard-size wheelchairs.

Although it seems far from civilization, this rental has fast WiFi which is perfect if you’re working remotely.

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Ruther Glen, Virginia, United States
9.14 km (5.7 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
love the friendly outdoor cats and chickens samantha makes sure you have everything you need and are comfortable
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4. The Cozy Cottage at Grateful Meadows, West Point (from USD 140)

This cottage is located in Grateful Meadows, a non-profit farm animal sanctuary where you can have a unique experience. Deep in the countryside, rest in a comfortable queen bed and wake up to the morning light filtering through the trees. As you walk the grounds, you’ll also encounter some non-human residents. These include chickens and rescued donkeys.

You’ll have access to several amenities as well, including the saltwater pool, which is open in the summer. You’ll also have a private bathroom in the guest lounge. Breakfast is free of charge for your convenience.

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West Point, Virginia, United States
55.37 km (34.5 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
246 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast and coffee were delicious
for breakfast we had a delicious spread of vegan french toast fresh cut fruit coffee oj and tea
hot tub was fantastic and the cottage was cozy
the cozy cottage was indeed cozy with a comfortable bed and an electric stove
the breakfasts were great and the cottage is such an adorable space
everything was clean and thoughtful
super clean cozy and serene
this place was spotless & so beautiful
it is very clean and very well maintained
everything was clean the inside of the private building/room was very clean and the bed was soooo comfortable
wonderful hosts with friendly farm animals
our hosts went above and beyond to make sure we feel at home
our hosts were so hospitable and kind
great host and accommodations
the hosts really care about their home and their mission and their guests
i couldn’t recommend this location enough
this is a prime location to relax
the tiny house is super cute and in a peaceful and tranquil location
a great location to relax and be around some friendly animals
perfect location for local winery and skydiving adventures
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5. Romantic and private tiny home, Shacklefords

Planning a couple’s retreat? You’ll get plenty of one-on-one time in this tiny home rental. Previously a camper, this rental has now been converted to cater better to guests. The interior features a plush double bed. Meanwhile, most of the living space is located on the covered outdoor deck. This area is furnished with a hot tub, as well as several chairs and benches. Back inside, a functional kitchenette with a microwave and basic cooking amenities awaits.

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Shacklefords, Virginia, United States
68.44 km (42.6 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was cozy and comfortable with great amenities
great cozy little space and nate responds super fast
our stay was great super clean and enjoyable
such a wonderful place to stay clean and cute
responded very quickly and is an amazing host
a big thank you to nate for hosting me at his rental
he was very quick with all communications very helpful with all questions and check-in was a breeze
nate was very helpful before and during our stay
this was a great and cute little place for our weekend getaway
we really enjoyed our stay at nate's place
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6. Tiny farmhouse with a fire pit, Wakefield

Located on a 5-ac (2.02-ha) farm, this tiny home is very much a miniature farmhouse and is equipped with heating and air conditioning which will keep you comfortable whether you’re staying during the summer or winter. The kitchenette is outfitted with the essentials such as a mini-fridge and even an air fryer. In the living area, the sofa converts into an additional bed.

The rental has two showers: one inside, and another one outdoors. The latter is a welcome addition, especially after you’ve explored the hiking trails in the area.

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Wakefield, Virginia, United States
102.47 km (63.7 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
69 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no wifi here but who cares when you're looking to unplug and get connected back to nature
i recommend this place to anyone this place was clean and comfortable
the cabin was clean and have everything you need to have a great adventure
marvin the host goes above and beyond to make sure his guest are comfortable
he’s a great host
marvin is a great host the cabin on the farm is perfect and peaceful
very kind and helpful host who made the experience so enjoyable
he’s an awesome host and we very much enjoyed our time there
marvin’s place was perfect for our stay near williamsburg
what a beautiful place and very peaceful
perfect place for a quiet get away
we definitely will come back again the place is so beautiful and peaceful
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7. Historic tiny home with a private yard, Fredericksburg (from USD 179)

Tiny homes don’t have to be in the woods, and this rental certainly isn’t. This rustic rental is located in the historic downtown of Fredericksburg. It’s approximately 230 years old and offers 450 sq ft (41.81 sq m) of living space. Homey and intimate, this rental has a full kitchen with a dishwasher and gas range.

A ladder leads to the loft where you can find the cozy king-size bed. Even more impressive is that the property has two fireplaces. Outdoors, the yard is all yours to hang out on.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
49.72 km (30.9 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
141 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was quaint and comfortable
rustic charm mixed with modern convenience like the huge screen tv and the modern bathroom
comfy bed and nice outdoor chill area
the bed was extremely comfortable
spacious bathroom was a bonus in such a small house
really comfortable and clean house
the cottage is cute clean and quiet
the indoor space is small but very clean and thoughtfully laid out
cottage is cute and clean
kitchen well-outfitted bath spacious and clean
shawn was an excellent host
shawn was very helpful
shawn and his fiance were very responsive though we had barely any questions
the space was very comfortable and the host was super helpful
super cozy and he was a very communicative and friendly host
great downtown location
great location in downtown fredericksburg; close to everything
perfect location for our overnight
great location steps away from the train station and tons of amazing shops
the location is beyond amazing - you really can walk everywhere
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8. Sunnyside Cottage, Saint Stephens Church (from USD 90)

That this tiny home was abandoned for 15 years. But after much love and renovation, Sunnyside Cottage is now a fully functional vacation rental. Built in the 1800s, it now features modern amenities, including hot water and central air conditioning to make your stay even more comfortable. The open-floor layout allows for easy access to everything, from the kitchenette to the full bathroom.

Outside, there’s a picnic bench as well as a grill that you can use. Off-street parking is also available.

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Saint Stephens Church, Virginia, United States
34.86 km (21.7 mi) from The Meadow Event Park
46 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for those who are cold blooded they have a heating fan in the bathroom
the energy of the cottage was warm and comfortable
very peaceful in the cozy cottage
private clean comfy peaceful
they did a nice job renovating an old historic building into a clean spacious place
lovely little spot & super clean quiet and off the beaten path
hosts were very helpful and friendly
great location in the country
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Big things come in small packages

These tiny home rentals near Richmond can be the location of many unforgettable memories. Whether you’re going on a solo trip or otherwise, you’re guaranteed to have a lovely time.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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