Outside of cabin

This microhome is perfect for subzero Arctic temperatures

By Samantha Edwards February 23, 2015

It’s no secret that we here at Cottage Life love tiny homes with even tinier carbon footprints. This microhome, however, may be...

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Surfers' paradise

Isolated cabins that will make you want to run away from it all

By Jackie Campbell February 9, 2015

Wouldn't it be nice to get away? Whether tucked in a forest, perched on a hill, or beside a lake, these cabins are sure to...

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Posey, California

20 tiny cabins that will inspire you to downsize

By Jackie Campbell January 20, 2015

We've heard it all before: baby boomers are getting older and will need to downsize soon, Millennials won't be able to afford...

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Dee Williams’ Tiny House

The opposite of hoarding: woman lives in tiny home with only 305 possessions

By Samantha Edwards January 15, 2015

A decade ago, Dee Williams had a heart attack and was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a disease of abnormal heart muscle. After...

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Full view of truck

This converted horse trailer is the perfect Welsh getaway

By Samantha Edwards January 9, 2015

Tucked away in an idyllic quarry in the Welsh hills, this tiny abode began its life as a Bedford TK horsebox, the local term for a...

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Solar panel installation

What to consider before going off-grid

By Peter A. Robson

Thinking of buying a rural property? Trying to figure out whether it makes more sense to go “on grid” or “off grid”? Is it...

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Exterior view of the house

Eco-friendly home brings life back to fire-wrecked property

By Samantha Edwards December 3, 2014

Four years ago, this 4.5-acre property in Boulder, Colorado, was lush with old ponderosa pine and Douglas fir trees. But after a...

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Side view of the cabin

Get back in touch with Mother Nature at this micro cabin in Maine

By Samantha Edwards November 28, 2014

Surrounded by streams and trees, this cedar-clad one-bedroom cabin is tucked away in the mature forests of Maine. Read more about...

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Husarö House gallery

Minimalist design meets maximalist style in this barn-inspired getaway

By Cottage Life November 14, 2014

Don’t be fooled by the barn house-style pitched roof. Inside this family vacation home in Stockholm, the interiors are neat and...

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Bivacco Luca Vuerich: Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

This book highlights a stunning collection of off-grid cabins from around the world

By Emily Campbell November 11, 2014

One of the best parts about a cottage is the simplicity of the building. A good retreat shouldn't place too many barriers between...

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