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

Jahzeel
Jahzeel 
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The state of Virginia is called the “Birthplace of a Nation" for this is where the first of the permanent English settlements in America was established. Home to popular cities such as Virginia Beach and Richmond, this state has so many great places to visit and things to do, especially since the entire Virginia territory outlines the Atlantic coast, stretching from the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay.

Minimalism and tiny house living are becoming quite popular nowadays, though this design movement officially started sometime in the 1970s. People are attracted to the idea of no-fuss living, which is pretty much a reminder of the world’s simple joys. If you’re keen to try tiny house living, either for a quick retreat or an intimate getaway, start from Virginia where nature is at its best. Read on to know the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia, 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 July 08, 2024.

1. Riverfront oasis with a floating dock, Luray (from USD 160)

For such a tiny unit, this riverfront rental offers a fully furnished living space with the conveniences of a modern home. There is complete cookware in the kitchen, a queen-size bed in the sleeping area, and a satellite TV in the living room. Heating and air conditioning are available as well. Outdoor amenities include not only a floating dock on the river but also a covered outdoor grilling area and bar.

Guests can make the most of the waterfront location by grabbing the tubes and canoe provided by the host and braving the waters of the Shenandoah River.

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85.38 km (53.1 mi) from Monticello
91 reviews  
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is well thought out and has everything needed for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
nice very clean and well kept tiny house
this was a great place to stay clean and just as advertised
it was clean comfortable and cute
very clean and efficient little place thanks renee mcdowell
Host:
highly recommended thank you to vrbo and the property owners
the people in this area(luray/new market) are exceptionally kind
Location:
loved the location right on the river and having the canoe available for us
this is a fabulous place to escape in a safe isolated manner
it’s also a great place to go birding
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2. Well-located cabin with a deck, Deltaville (from USD 122)

From shopping around town to boating in the marina, this cabin rental offers you a fun-filled getaway without breaking the bank. The place offers a cozy living space suitable for one or two guests. It comes with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a kitchenette. Entertainment options for not-so-outdoorsy guests are available as well, including board games and a Smart TV placed in the living area.

Just steps away from the house are plenty of parking spaces for guests with cars, a boat, or a trailer. Guests can drive around town, observe wildlife in the surroundings, or just simply relax on the deck, which comes with patio furniture and an umbrella.

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193.49 km (120.3 mi) from Monticello
31 reviews   Wifi Available
guest house 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
homey convenient excellent amenities great wi-fi connection and most of all it is so comfortable
the furniture is comfortable and we slept so well each night
Cleanliness:
super clean super comfortable bed
everything is incredibly clean and new
spotlessly clean and all the amenities of a house
wonderful host awesome property very clean quiet and restorative stay
Host:
lisa is a great host
Location:
excellent close to deltaville yacht center
had a great time quiet location clean and so cute
lovely teeny house with great amenities and walking distance to catch magnificent sunrises we'll be back
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3. Cozy hideaway near downtown Floyd (from USD 92)

If you’re looking for a place to detach and disconnect, then this tiny house is ideal for you. It is nestled in 2 acres of rural area 15 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Floyd. The property also features plenty of outdoor spaces where tent camping is encouraged. A platform deck with seating and a barbecue grill is placed just a few steps away from the house, perfect for outdoor gatherings.

Inside the house are modern comforts such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a Smart TV. The rental comes with a complimentary EV charging station as well.

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190.48 km (118.4 mi) from Monticello
6 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
Cleanliness:
the tiny house was clean and well organized
Host:
we appreciated all the small details the owner placed in the house
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4. Charming haven with water views, Reedville (from USD 145)

Heron’s Nest is a studio-type rental that offers a new level of tiny living. It comes with easy access to the Chesapeake Bay and the Intercoastal Waterway which are some of the region’s top spots for fishing and sailing. By staying in this rental, you can bring your private watercraft and use the deep water ramp nearby. When you’re not joining cruises and charter fishing, you can visit nearby attractions such as the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum and Hughlett Point Natural Area.

The rental has a cozy living space suitable for a small group. It is equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and cooking basics. For downtime, you can play some of the board games provided or watch your favorite flick on cable TV.

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189.3 km (117.7 mi) from Monticello
34 reviews   Wifi Available
studio 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac and wifi worked pretty well
Cleanliness:
everything was exceptionally clean
very clean and beautiful views
clean facility and easy access to the chesapeake bay
Host:
owners were super friendly and helpful
mary captain billy and staff were very friendly and accommodating
mary was kind enough to let us use the canoe
owner lives nearby on the property and was very helpful and attentive
hosts could not have been more forthcoming friendly and accomodating
Location:
the location is beautiful
it's located in a beautiful area at a quiet marina
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5. Modern oasis with a patio, Charlottesville (from USD 175)

Previously a simple garden shed, Tiny Treasure House is now a modern oasis suitable for couples and solo travelers. It offers a fully furnished living space complete with Wi-Fi, air conditioning, basic kitchen supplies, and a Smart TV. Its patio doors lead to a private, fenced yard where you can start your day with a morning coffee. There is also secure storage for bikes, skis, and other sports equipment.

Although the rental is quite secluded and quiet, it is still located within Charlottesville’s city limits. There is a bookshelf inside the house that has maps, guides, area histories, and other materials you might need if you want to explore the city. A parking space for your vehicle is available as well.

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40.98 km (25.5 mi) from Monticello
1 review   Wifi Available
guest house 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

6. Storybook home with an outdoor saltwater pool, West Point (from USD 140)

The wooden tiny house at Great Meadows is beyond beautiful. This pet-friendly storybook cottage is without a doubt one of the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia. Windows neatly lined the front porch to grant the couple a nice view of the estate at any time of the day. Facilities (e.g., entertainment area, kitchenette, bathroom) are available in the main lounge, which is only a few steps away. Since the house is set in an animal and plant sanctuary, you have an outdoor saltwater pool and hiking trails for your enjoyment. You’ll also find a number of romantic things to do.

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West Point, Virginia, United States
145.25 km (90.3 mi) from Monticello
248 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
Cleanliness:
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
Host:
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
Location:
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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7. Fully equipped farmhouse by the sea, Cape Charles (from USD 199)

Such a tiny space but packed with all living essentials, this gorgeous retreat is every honeymooning couple’s dream. It is a constant in the list of best tiny houses for rent in Virginia. The two-story farmhouse is right in the middle of open grassland that overlooks the Chesapeake Bay. So, instead of choosing costly honeymoon resorts, why don’t you consider this charming accommodation instead? You can watch the kissing of the waves right from the bedroom attic. The Honeymoon Island Cottage (as the tiny house is sometimes called) even has a working kitchen, sink, bath, front porch, mini library, and pool table!

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Cape Charles, Virginia, United States
228.19 km (141.8 mi) from Monticello
282 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast was amazing the coffee was great and mj is a great conversationalist
the views are spectacular and the salt water pool is a great touch
the little house has rustic character and modern amenities along with an amazing “cloud” bed
and the pool and view and private beach made for just an all around lovely experience
on our hot july weekend we spent most of our day at the pool which is amazing
Cleanliness:
i stayed in “the tiny house” which was clean quiet and well designed
Host:
was an amazing host
mj is a gracious host who really makes you feel at home
was an awesome host
is a great host
is a great host that will make sure you are taken care of
Location:
location is pet friendly
great location to relax and unwind
a beautifully secluded location but not far from town
loved our stay here- location is gorgeous
this has been my favorite airbnb location and it’s a 5 star accommodation
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8. Sunny cottage in a rural oasis with full facilities, Accomac (from USD 233)

Tiny houses for rent in Virginia are vacation havens. Located in Eastern Shore, only a few hours away from beaches and creeks, the 225 sq. ft. (20 sqm) The Little Red House offers guests a unique holiday experience. It features a full bath, a mattress, and a bunk bed, a kitchenette, and even an outdoor shower. Entertainment options are aplenty - you can bike around or go to nearby adventure centers for kayaking or boat riding. Presently, limited dates are open due to COVID-19 restrictions, check the listing for availability.

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Accomac, Virginia, United States
249.42 km (155.0 mi) from Monticello
451 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioner worked perfect and exceeded my expectations during the 90° weather
my two young boys loved sleeping in the bunk bed
the space is remarkably comfortable and mona has thought of everything
the bathroom is huge and the surroundings are peaceful
the bathroom area was quite large for a tiny house which was nice
Cleanliness:
very clean comfortable space
clean and just enough room
the beds were comfortable the house was very clean and has lots of charm
the house was very clean and lovingly decorated
it was super clean with lots of thoughtful touches
Host:
mona and tom were amazing hosts
lovely tiny home with a super friendly host
the accomodations were wonderful and the hosts were very kind and hospitable
hosts were responsive and friendly
the owners were very helpful and friendly
Location:
quiet and peaceful location
cute and quaint little place right in the middle of so much to do
super cute cottage in very relaxing and peaceful location
very cute quaint and quiet place
the little red house is situated in the most picturesque location
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9. Off-the-grid home-on-wheels with nice mountain views, Abingdon

Disconnect for a little while and live in one of the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia. Figgy, as the owner fondly calls the tiny house, accommodates up to four guests with solar lights, outdoor bathroom, and cooking provisions are provided. Wake up to the sweeping views of the Appalachian mountains. Kayak, hike or climb in the Hidden Valley. Visit breweries and wineries in Abingdon. With Figgy, your rewarding adventures are endless.

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Abingdon, Virginia, United States
347.59 km (216.0 mi) from Monticello
128 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
figgy is cozy clean and comfortable
the bed was also super cosy and everything was adorable and very clean
Host:
wonderful hosts and lovely place
johnny and megan were wonderful hosts
johnny was such an amazing host
johnny is an amazing generous and kindhearted host - and his pup raisin was the absolute sweetest
johnny was a great host very welcoming friendly and helpful
Location:
super close to town yet nestled in the mountains
then walking to the top is amazing
johnny's place is a bit of heaven for outdoor lovers and people who are looking for a quiet retreat
this place is so special
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10. Homey stay for a unique camping experience, Roseland (from USD 85)

This home is rated one of the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia as it grants guests the opportunity to experience camping at its finest. You have the comfort of your wooden interiors, yet the house is designed to allow you to appreciate the great outdoors. There is the outdoor shower, and complete camping provisions (e.g., firewood, cooking utensils). At present, the property observes booking restrictions. But hey, this shouldn’t stop you from living in a camp house with breathtaking mountain views.

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Roseland, Virginia, United States
53.17 km (33.1 mi) from Monticello
227 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they even have a powerstrip for the fan they provide charging phones and the coffee maker inside
the space was beautiful we arrived to a beautiful view of the mountains and a cozy mini cabin
we brought our own sheets and bedding/pillows and were glad we did (double/queen bed)
only wish we had brought a second fan with the heat and humidity at night
an amazing way to spend the weekend outstanding view and comfortable home :)
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
Host:
the hosts have thought of so many little details to make it a wonderful place to stay
everywhere you look you here you will find something beautiful and a personal touch left by your hosts
Location:
this is a great place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of city life
this place is the perfect getaway so close to great hikes and wineries and breweries
the place had cute unique touches and was a perfect weekend getaway
we had a really great stay location was beautiful and the cabin was very nice
grey location and hosts would recommend
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11. Quaint cottage with complete facilities, Charlottesville (from USD 107)

This gorgeous Charlottesville cottage is perfect for work retreats, romantic getaways, or even for random family holidays. Oxford Cottage sleeps two to four guests and is packed with all the basic necessities, including WiFi and AC/heater. It measures 350 sq. ft. (33 sqm) in size, yet the choice of furniture and layout (e.g., the gloriously high ceilings and storage landing) allows enough space for guests to move around. The place is so peaceful, wide and green, it is definitely one of the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
5.19 km (3.3 mi) from Monticello
679 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable space cozy and with all the amenities you need
the space is perfectly appointed climate control is fast and effective and the beds are amazingly comfy
super charming cozy and chill space
comfortable space with thoughtful touches
the perfect tiny house aly's place is not only adorable but it's very well appointed and comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean peaceful had a great nights rest
host was very receptive to email communication the place was very clean and very accurately described
several design elements and finishes contribute to a clean modern comfortable feel
home was clean and comfortable with plenty of room
it was clean inviting tastefully decorated and a very relaxing place to stay
Host:
very friendly owners responded quickly to questions
had everything we needed inside and hosts were very helpful
aly is a great host and we will be back
loved this tiny home the owners were super nice and the area was quiet and safe
aly was responsive & we felt well-informed the whole time
Location:
cute tiny house in a great location
super close to the downtown scene
the location is perfect - in a quiet neighborhood but also close to everything
beautiful place perfect location
the location is amazing close to the downtown area and uva campus
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12. Stylish haven with an outdoor pool, Brightwood

This gorgeous hideaway is where your tiny living dreams come true. It is equipped with modern complete facilities yet the overall atmosphere remains pleasantly rural. It comfortably tucks two people inside a stylish space and has cooling and heating systems. Besides the basic kitchen and bath facilities, you have access to WiFi and an outdoor saltwater pool - luxuries you will enjoy at one of the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia.

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Brightwood, Virginia, United States
49.72 km (30.9 mi) from Monticello
320 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast nook and couch were both very comfortable
the beds are super comfy and you get a beautiful view to wake up to
Cleanliness:
the house was impeccably clean and had many nice cozy touches
patti's tiny home is amazing clean beautiful quiet private great location to culpeper and charlottesville and shenandoah national park
the place was very clean beds were very comfortable and the location is close the shenandoah national park
the tiny home was lovely clean cozy and lots of nice touches that make you feel at home
Host:
amazing home and amazing host
she had great response time and was very helpful
and patti is a great host very responsive and attentive
patti was so helpful
patti was an amazing host she greeted my boyfriend and i when we arrived
Location:
still close to other houses but was a very cool experience
good location for exploring the area; house was a fun and comfortable mini house experience
she also gave us plenty of clear instructions for check in and parking on our way in
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13. Rustic treehouse with an indoor fireplace, Charlottesville (from USD 85)

Amazingly, the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia have their distinct personalities. This delightful treehouse gives you that perfect rustic vibe that’s hard to forget. This two-story tiny house sleeps four guests and features a kitchenette and bath. It even has a wall full of books and an indoor fireplace for long nights of reading. Guests love the convenience of the location - quiet, filled with greeneries, and near establishments.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
2.63 km (1.7 mi) from Monticello
346 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
2nd thing: bring a fan with you or confirm they’ve replaced the main level’s window unit a/c
the a/c worked better than advertised and we would definitely stay here again
house was tidy and had a great a/c
much more interesting than some hotel somewhere beds were comfy it was homey we’d come back in a heartbeat
the outdoor shower is magical and the bed upstairs was so comfortable
Cleanliness:
leora's place was our favorite airbnb yet exactly at advertised clean and cozy
we basically only slept there but it was comfortable and clean
Host:
thank you for hosting
leora was a gracious airbnb host
they were also the friendliest host i will totally stay here again when i’m in town
leora is a great and super communicative host
we had a wonderful time at this house leora was helpful and very prompt with her responses
Location:
the location was great since it was only a short walk to the downtown area
excellent value location and comfortable space
a delightfully rustic stay walking distance from downtown charlottesville
like right across the street
good proximity to walking trail and brewery
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14. Modern studio with Netflix and a luxurious shower, Lynchburg (from USD 59)

This modern, New York-themed studio in Lynchburg is conveniently one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Virginia. It is strategically located near major universities and fully equipped, from the fancy bath to the comfy bed. The kitchenette is likewise complete with fridge, stove/oven, sink, and microwave. You even get to watch Netflix for free all day long. It is spacious enough for three guests - a queen bed for two and a pull-out sofa for the third person.

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
99.43 km (61.8 mi) from Monticello
403 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was also plenty of space in the bathroom for getting ready
it was actually comfortable with two of us
we disconnected from our phones played games relaxed and enjoyed showers in the awesome bathroom
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and comfortable
very very clean and decorated nicely
clean cozy and compact love this place
great value and clean
enjoy the unusual color lighted shower head i would highly recommend this clean cute and quiet tiny house
Host:
they are great host who always responded quickly
stephen and lauren were great hosts and responded timely to any questions i had
the hosts are considerate and available
stephen & lauren are great hosts and have the house a destination place in lynchburg
stephen and lauren were great the space was perfect for the weekend and they were gracious hosts
Location:
perfect convenient location to lu
great location great and cozy place
very cute place and has everything you need sparkling y excellent location
a great place to stay and close to everything
sweet little spot in a convenient location
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15. Pet-friendly tiny house with an outdoor fire pit, Machipongo

Machipongo Glamper offers guest couples a truly minimalist outdoor living. The quiet, relaxing stay it affords guests makes it one of the best tiny houses for rent in Virginia. It has provisions for outdoor fire pit, grill, and Adirondack chairs for a bit of camping. Inside, you have access to WiFi and basic provisions for a continental breakfast (e.g., utensils, coffee maker, fridge). Outside, wide grassy fields welcome you every morning.

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Machipongo, Virginia, United States
230.12 km (143.0 mi) from Monticello
256 reviews  
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the futon bed was very comfy and having the keurig for coffee was a nice addition
outside temperatures were about 40 so the heater was welcomed
comfortable bed and firepit stocked with firewood
the glamper was cozy and comfortable even when it dropped below 40 degrees overnight
the bedding was so comfortable
Cleanliness:
the bathroom and shower were clean and private
it was clean safe and comfortable
very cozy and clean
the glamper was super clean and equipped with everything you need
such a great space very clean and comfortable -- i didn't want to leave
Host:
the host was friendly and accommodating
our hosts were very sweet and accommodating
we were impressed especially with the scenery and how nice our host and her family were
jen and rob are awesome hosts the little hut is totally cozy and adorable and toasty
loved loved loved my stay here jen and rob were amazing hosts and the scenery is spectacular
Location:
the location is perfect
great location next to chatham vineyards
excellent location and beautiful little house
charming glamper close but not too close to plenty of shopping and activities in cape charles
a beautiful location for a weekend getaway
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Experience tiny house living in Virginia

It’s nice to get out of your routine and experience tiny house living even for a day or two, and you will find plenty of choices in Virginia, USA. Aside from having access to fantastic theme parks, you’ll also be near to both land and water adventures in beautiful country settings, thanks to the state’s proximity to the Atlantic coast. So run through the listings again and decide which tiny house to stay in during your next Virginia trip.

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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