Wherever you stand on fairytales, it's hard to deny that they are having a moment in the spotlight. With film adaptations rolling out every few months and a new wave of folkloric stories being published in book form, cute homes are seriously desirable.
Get that magical fairytale feel in your future tiny home by choosing to incorporate olde worlde details into your diminutive build. Add character and playful charm to the very foundations of your house by letting fairytale design enhance your style.
1. Gorgeous English-style country cottage from ePlans
Looking like it is straight out of a fairy story, this gingerbread cottage measures in at 544 square feet (51 square meters) and the plans can be bought here. Enter from the small covered porchway to an airy vaulted living space including the kitchen and dining area. Built-in closets put storage as a priority in this build, with a full bathroom, laundry closet and linen cupboard towards the back of the house. A large double bedroom with closet and vaulted ceiling takes up the rest of the floorplan.
2. Mock-Tudor cottage home from Family Home Plans
A delightfully desirable fairytale home, coming in at 484 square feet (45 square meters), with the plans available here. An open-plan living, kitchen, and dining nook area, complete with large fireplace, lead on to an open terrace and outdoor storage. The bathroom is accessed through the laundry closet. A double bedroom with built-in storage closets sits comfortably at the back of the property.
3. Gothic-inspired cottage property from Houseplans
Straight out of a gothic fairy story, this fascinating build measures 847 square feet (79 square meters) and the plans can be purchased here. From the covered porch on the first floor, enter opposite the great staircase into the huge open-plan living and dining room. An enclosed kitchen looks out over the terrace. A downstairs bathroom is reached past storage cupboards built-in to the hallway. A double bedroom occupies the rest of the ground floor. Upstairs, two double bedrooms with walk-in closets share another bathroom and views from the eaves.
4. Gothic-revival cottage from Homeplans
Looking as if it fell out of the pages of your favorite fairytale, this property comes in at 965 square feet (90 square meters) and the plans can be bought here. An open-plan living, dining and kitchen area take up the majority of the ground floor, with a downstairs toilet and laundry room at the back of the house. Upstairs, a double bedroom with bay window seat and walk-in closet has access to a full bathroom and loft space looking out over the vaulted ceiling space.
5. Log cabin property from Family Home Plans
With whispers of Germanic folklore hanging around it, this log cabin comes in at 788 square feet (73 square meters) and the plans can be purchased here. The large wraparound deck is perfect for sunny days out with the family. A large open-plan living, dining and kitchen area looks out over the deck and incorporates a fireplace for cozy Winter days. The central portion of the property is given over to two bathrooms, one ensuite to the master bedroom, the other accessible from the rest of the house as well as the second bedroom. A hallway with built-in laundry cupboards covers off facilities.
6. Quaint fairytale cottage from Houseplans
A darling property with serious fairytale vibes, measuring in at 878 square feet (82 square meters), the plans can be bought here. All on one floor, the entrance takes you into an open-plan dining and living room, with a kitchen towards one end of the room and a laundry closet beyond that. A shared bathroom is directly accessible off the entryway, with two double bedrooms with built-in closets also off the hallway. A study room sits at the front of the property.
7. Contemporary fairytale inspired cabin by Family Home Plans
With a modern bank of windows, this brings fairy story style bang up to date. Measuring 668 square feet (62 square meters), the plans can be found here. An open sundeck leads to the entrance, into double height ceiling great room with a fireplace. A compact kitchen, full bathroom, and double bedroom make up the remainder of the ground floor. Upstairs, a sleeping loft in the eaves could benefit from modification for a skylight, so the stars can be seen from the bed.