Looking for the perfect tiny house in New York getaway? We’ve got you covered in guide to all the best tiny houses for rent in NY that includes the best tiny house Airbnb New York rentals throughout the state from container tiny homes to whimsical tiny houses and rustic woodsy tiny houses in the countryside and mountains!
There are all kinds of tiny homes in NY included in this guide perfect for an intimate, romantic getaway or a vacation spot suitable for a solo escape.
Be sure to also see our complete guide to romantic cabin getaways in the US and cabin getaways in New York for more inspiration too! Or if you prefer glamping or cool treehouses, we have complete glamping in Upstate New York guide and dreamy treehouse New York getaways to choose from!
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Tiny Houses for Rent in NY
Tiny House in the Catskills
This adorable tiny house in New York is part of the 12-acre Outlier Inn grounds, located in the southern Catskill Mountains. It’s wifi free and offers a peaceful break to unplug from city life and enjoy all the unique things to do in the Catskills during your stay.
The cute wooden trailer turned tiny house sleeps up to three people (and pets!) with a fairy light laden mezzanine bed and sofa bed area below. The patterned cushions add a nice touch of decor.
The space is filled with windows letting in warming natural light that glows onto the wooden interior. A small table and chairs invite you to gaze out at the trees while sipping a morning coffee.
Step outside into the crisp, fresh air and you’ll find a circular glass table with tree stumps for buffets. Guests can also explore the rest of the farm grounds to see animals like alpacas, goats and koi ponds, or chill in the hammocks. A giant shared fire pit sets the mood for evening gatherings.
Tiny house lodgers have access to the shared outdoor kitchen, covered outdoor dining area (the very long wooden table is beautiful) and showers, as well as an outhouse with composting toilets. The Inn features a full-service recording studio and vegetable garden so it’s an interesting place to wander around.
There are lots of great hiking trails and swimming holes in the area and Minnewaska State Park is just a 35-minute drive away. Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
Container Cabin in the Catskills
Tiny homes in NY like this one easily persuade you to unwind in the great outdoors. The 20-foot converted shipping container is set on a 20-acre plot of land at the eastern edge of the Catskill Mountains, a perfect place for wildlife lovers.
The sleek black container can sleep up to two adults and one infant on a Queen size sofa bed in the living room area, and there’s a Swedish woodburning stove for heat in the colder months. There’s a lot of lounging potential in this abode!
A kitchenette accommodates cooking needs with a stylish mint green two-burner propane stove and basic cookware. Instead of a fridge, you’ll find a cooler (remember to bring ice) to sustain any perishables.
Double windowed doors open onto the gorgeous slab patio area where there’s a fire pit and Adirondack chairs. You can also grill over the fire or use the Dutch oven to expand mealtime potential.
This tiny house Airbnb in New York has all the details you’ll need to have a nourishing getaway; a yoga platform, record player, writing desk, stocked bookshelf, and hammock – not to mention the 30-foot waterfall just 300 feet away, by the way did you know New York is famous for its waterfalls?
A separate building 40 feet away functions as a private bathroom with a simple camping shower and composting toilet. A translucent roof and walls letting in natural light, plus the slate floor and pine paneling elevate this bathing experience.
Apart from escaping it all in this cushty tiny hideaway, you can hike the Catskills right from the back door. Towns like Woodstock and Saugerties and the Hudson River are 15 minutes away. Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
See more of our favorite places for where to stay in the Catskills.
The Glass House: A Hudson Valley Tiny Home Escape
Tiny houses for rent in New York State can feel a world away from the daily grind, just like the secluded Glass House situated on 30 acres of farmland in the Hudson Valley.
This tiny oasis in the wine country has panoramic views onto rolling vineyards, apple orchards and wildlife thanks to three glass walls. Up to two guests can sleep staring up at the stars through huge windows from their memory foam mattress Queen bed.
A petite space doesn’t have to mean missing out on a great cooking experience; the Glass House has a glass-backed and fully stocked stainless-steel kitchen for modern home comforts. It feels stylish, clean, and functional.
You can dine inside on a cute square table or outside on the lounging furniture including picnic-style bench – either way you won’t miss out on the incredible views. There’s also a fire pit outside to grill if you like smokey flavors and a fire at night.
A bathroom with full standing shower and laveo dry-flush toilet can be found inside too.
This tiny home in NY is well suited to those who seek an immersive, quiet experience in nature and love bucolic views. Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
On your way to the Hudson Valley be sure to stop and check out all the best things to do in Sleepy Hollow!
Tiny House in the Adirondacks
This tiny house in New York state is situated in the Adirondacks near Wilmington and is cute and cozy as can be and a great base for exploring popular nearby Adirondack destinations like Lake Placid.
The adorable tiny home in NY can comfortably sleep three adults with a Double bed in the loft and a futon in the downstairs area. The charming mishmash wooden interior is finished off with unique log details.
The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, griddle, hot plate and crockpot for mealtimes and there’s a big picnic-style table next to it for dining. The living room corner shares the space and has a TV atop an electric, woodburner stove type heater and books for relaxing evenings.
The screened porch houses a couple of Adirondack chairs looking out to the fire pit and woodland surroundings, lovely for roasting marshmallows at night.
Twenty feet away from the tiny house, there’s a new bathroom outhouse with a standing full shower and composting toilet.
There are many activities to be taken advantage of in the area such as finding the cutest small towns in the Adirondacks to visit to outdoor activities like biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing and swimming.
Whiteface Mountain can be reached in just a few minutes and the pretty village of Lake Placid is 10 miles away, making it a great excuse to plan a visit to the Adirondacks in winter and stay in this cozy tiny house! Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
Also, be sure to check out all the other best things to do in the Adirondacks to help you plan your vacation to this amazing region!
A Tiny “Hotel” & “Loft” in Karenville
Tiny homes in NY don’t get much quirkier and whimsical than those of ‘Karenville’ in Ithaca! The collection of pastel-colored, hand-built (by owner Karen) homes nods to Victorian architecture and makes for a fantastical getaway.
The ‘Hotel’ can comfortably sleep two adults in a Double full bed and looks out over the goat pasture and the rest of the ‘village’. The imaginative decor of this particular tiny house uses a soft green, pink, and purple color palette with eccentric touches.
The “Loft” has a beige and purple color scheme and sleeps a further two adults in a full bed snugly fitted into the space. It also features a glassed porch set up with a camping chair for reading.
Guests can relax in the shared ‘square’ and prepare meals in the community ‘café’. There’s also a guinea pig garden (adoptions are welcomed!) and lots of animals including horses and chickens, who provide fresh eggs for the ‘café’. The ‘Glass House’ is a conservatory type structure that’s nice and warm for hanging out in Spring.
A shared outdoor shower and composting toilet takes things back to simplicity, and you’ll leave behind wifi and electricity at the Karenville entrance. This is a purist experience to get off the grid.
There is an amazing view of the trees and hillside beyond just a 5 minute walk away. This is a really interesting and unique site to get back to basics and connect with your wild side.
Not to mention, staying in Ithaca is amazing! Be sure to check out some of the 150 Ithaca waterfalls within 10 miles during your stay as well as all the best things to do in Ithaca to plan your visit! Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
Catskills Birdhouse Tiny House
This tiny house Airbnb in New York is set on 10-acres of bucolic farm grounds, prettily surrounded by a maple forest and wildflower field.
The structure is handsomely bohemian with an amazing windowed wall at the front of the house, comprised of a tasteful juxtaposition of rectangular and square glass panels. This lets in plenty of natural light whilst immersing guests in the gorgeous surroundings.
A bedroom nook with Queen bed and a 6 x 6 foot skylight provides dreamy stargazing opportunities at night as you drift off to sleep. The rest of the space serves as a convertible living room and dining room area. A small table and chairs can be folded away to make room for two hanging ‘bird’ chairs for swinging a relaxing.
Just outside there’s a rustic shade structure made of sticks where you can sit in Adirondack chairs around the stone fire pit. Kitchen essentials, including a one-burner stove, are neatly tucked into a corner of the inside space.
The outhouse features a composting toilet and there’s also an outdoor shower with extensive views.
Solar lights and battery-powered lanterns are provided to keep light pollution to a minimum and star shine to a maximum. Cell service is variable although the internet can be accessed from the backyard of the main farmhouse.
Guests can really get immersed in nature here, wandering the fields and enjoying the nearby stream. Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
A Tiny Bit of the Catskills
This striking tiny house in New York is located in the middle of the Catskills and shares the plot with a larger main house.
Looking onto the structure from outside, it’s a colorful and smart design; half corrugated metal, half wood with a bright square mural and wicker chez longe reclined on an elevated decking with trellis.
Inside, there’s a small kitchen island with a breakfast bar that’s eye-catching and smart for your dining requirements. A living room space aside the cooking area has a woodburning stove and a bold red sofa for pleasant evenings. Two guests can sleep in the cozy loft with a window looking out.
A snug shower and composting toilet are also built-in exclusively for guests.
Outside, a manicured stone slab path leads between the shared main circular patio and a fire pit with stylish log furniture. The tiny house also has a private smaller fire pit area with chairs and a pretty bandstand to the side.
Both properties on the plot have access to a well-kept garden, greenhouse and outside gazebo dining area.
Nearby activities include Bethel Woods, an indoor water park, hiking and fishing. Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
Tiny Home on Farm Upstate Catskills
This tiny home in NY is also located at the Outlier Inn grounds and enjoys the same shared facilities and nearby activities.
The design feature lots of windows, faded white French-style doors and a semi-opaque wall panel that make for an interesting and aesthetically pleasing shell.
Inside, three adults can sleep comfortably in a single bed with a double bunk built in above. Dark wooden furniture, a patterned rug, and a pale yellow lantern knit the space together in a homely way.
There’s also a cute writing nook and table with more chairs for sitting and chatting. Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
Tiny House Cabin at Gather Greene
Most tiny house cabins at the beautiful Gather Greene are set along a ridge in a canopy of trees, with the others tucked deeper into the woods – look out for deer and wild turkeys!
These tiny houses for rent in NY are designed with only light-colored wood, white, mirrors, and glass which sets an elegant and heavenly feel against the green forest. A porch with wooden chairs invites you to breathe in the fresh air just outside.
Each tiny house sleeps two guests in a King bed with a spectacular ‘grand picture’ window wall where the bedhead would be, so you feel like you’re in the trees waking and sleeping. There’s heating in winter and AC in summer to keep you comfortable no matter the weather.
The full bathroom with walk-in shower is stocked with luxury organic toiletries and in the absence of cooking facilities, pour-over coffee sachets, tea, and oatmeal packets are provided for a cozy breakfast in bed.
On Fridays, there is a community bonfire with s’mores and all guests are free to wander the grounds. There’s shared access to a shale quarry pond area and open-air pavilion space with an upstairs lounge.
Gather Greene mainly functions as a place for private events and retreats, however, on specific days and times of the year the tiny cabins are available to book. Book this tiny house Airbnb in New York.
Adorable Vineyard Tiny Houses in New York’s Finger Lakes
This tiny house in New York’s wine country is the cutest! The tiny house style property is located by Seneca Lake along the winery and brewery trails of the Finger Lakes, not to mention close proximity to many of the most charming towns in New York! This is also one of our picks for the best Upstate New York cottage rentals!
Each cozy two-level villa has a first-floor deck area and a second-floor balcony, both with unparalleled views of the lake and countryside beyond. Four guests can stay here in one Queen bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. There is one private bathroom with a shower per villa.
The living room itself feels light and airy thanks to the windowed French doors opening to a private deck, and a cream color scheme. The small corner kitchen is fully equipped for preparing meals to enjoy on the picnic table sitting areas between each villa.
Guests also have their own private fire pit and Adirondack chairs on an expansive lawn, overlooking the lake and beautiful scenery.
Visitors can enjoy strolling through the surrounding vineyards and pond, or taking a short trip down the road for lake access at Smith Park.
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