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Tiny homes you can rent in the D.C. area

Perfect for a short getaway

Ever wanted to live in a tiny home? Below, Curbed has compiled three options in the D.C. area, from a houseboat to a "garage mahal." In order to come up with this selection, Curbed searched through Airbnb, VRBO, and other vacation rental search engines.

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Photo via Airbnb

Tiny House


This tiny trailer home can be rented in the District’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. It offers a kitchenette with a mini fridge, microwave, sink, and Keurig coffee maker. According to the listing, the property can accommodate up to two people with one bed. Renters of this tiny home are able to use the table and fire pit in the Airbnb host’s backyard.

Photo via Airbnb

Garage Mahal


In Washington, D.C.’s Bloomingdale neighborhood, this private space comes with a microwave, fridge, and attached garage parking. It is able to accommodate two people with one futon. It offers private entry as well as free Wi-Fi. No pets allowed. The minimum stay is two nights.

Photo by Michelle Goldchain

The Otter House


In Colonial Beach, Virginia, this itty bitty houseboat, dubbed "The Otter House," spans 58 square feet and doesn’t come with a kitchen or a bathroom. Only steps away, there is a Marina Bathhouse with showers and toilets. This quiet retreat is pet-friendly and comes with free parking on the premises. With a foldout sofa bed, the space is able to accommodate two people. The minimum stay is one night.