Best Tiny Houses near Sydney
Our Top Picks
Looking for a weekend getaway from Sydney? Check out these great off-grid NSW tiny house getaways within easy driving distance of the city. We have put together a great list with most of the tiny houses below about a two, to two and a half hour drive from Sydney. Head south to Berry, the Southern Highlands or Jervis Bay, north to the Hunter Valley or west/northwest to the Hawkesbury or Blue Mountains.
These NSW tiny houses are all pretty popular on weekends, so we also recommend booking in advance, or grabbing a few days midweek if you can. You’re working from home, right?
Why stay in a tiny house?
Tiny houses are a great way to escape to the natural environment in stunning out of the way places, while providing many of the comforts of home.
Tiny houses have a small environmental footprint, with many having an energy rating of seven or more stars. Because of their small size and design, they can be heated or cooled easily. They use less of the Earth’s resources to build and maintain, they don’t use as much electricity, fuel or water, and don’t produce as much waste.
Many of the best tiny houses near Sydney are off grid and use renewable sources like solar and wind for energy and use water straight from the sky. Oh… and did we mention tiny houses are heaps of fun? Firepits under the stars and gorgeous outdoor baths are just the beginning
Tiny House Big Views
This tiny house near Kurrajong in the lower Blue Mountains NSW is perched on a sprawling rural parcel with sensational views of The Great Dividing Range.
Enjoy stargazing from the queen size loft bed. or head outside to enjoy a picnic or BBQ in the outdoor dining area with gas BBQ and firepit.
Tiny House Big Views is close to all Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains attractions including Bilpin, the Mount Tomah Botanical Gardens and the glorious Mount Wilson.
Maggie's Farm Stay
One of the most popular tiny house getaways on Green Getaways, Maggie’s Farm Stay is a sanctuary away from the chaos of city life, providing you with the opportunity to reconnect with nature.
Tucked away in the beautiful wine region of the Hunter Valley, Maggie’s Farm Stay tiny house provides air conditioning, a kitchenette, and bathroom facilities with gas heated shower. Guests can also engage with a delightful assortment of farm animals, from alpacas to sheep and ponies.
Worrowing Wilderness Hut is built using recycled materials and reclaimed timbers. Crafted from recycled and natural timbers, corrugated iron and fitted with full panel glass slide away doors, the Eco Hut blends into the surrounding environment.
Local birds and animals often pay a visit from the neighbouring national parks of Jervis Bay, just to add to the joy of being so close to nature.
The famous white sand beaches of Hyams Beach are juyst a short drive away, and there are beautiful coastline and bushwalking trails, cycling tracks and cliff-top lookouts just minutes away.
Malniri Park is located on a working thoroughbred farm with amazing views into the countryside. The tiny house is absolutely divine with lovely views of the local area and a short drive to the gorgeous Hawkesbury River towns of Richmond and Windsor.
The hosts have thought of everything, with a well-equipped kitchenette, hot showers, flush toilet and air-conditioning and heating. There is a queen sized bed up in the loft and a sofa bed on the ground floor, which can be opened up to a double bed size. And of course a firepit for enjoying the night sky with a glass of wine!
About two hours south of Sydney, in the Southern Tablelands, Tiny Towrang is an ideal farm stay escape. Nestled on 40 acres, the tiny house is surrounded by green pastures, farm animals, and wildlife such as kangaroos, and wombats.
Pet friendly and child friendly, the comforting rumble of trains can occasionally be heard from the property from the Southern NSW train line.
The tiny house is air conditioned with a kitchenette, cooking equipment, and excellent bathroom facilities. Pack your basic necessities such as food and water for your stay, or pick them up on the way in the gorgeous town of Bowral.
Gumnut Tiny House
Just under two and a half hours drive from Sydney, Kangaroo Valley is a great weekend getaway. Gumnut Tiny House is the perfect private retreat nestled in lush open fields, woodland, and a lot of kangaroos visible right at your doorstep.
Set on a working farm, Gumnut offers comfortable accommodation with easy access to water, split air conditioning, a kitchenette, cooking equipment, and excellent bathroom facilities.
Tiny Nanook is located in the picturesque Kanimbla Valley, which is around two hours from Sydney in the Blue Mountains. The tiny house offers stunning views of the Blue Mountains escarpments and surrounding countryside.
Tiny Nanook is nestled amongst the gumtrees in a private location, with stunning scenery, overlooking Marsden Rock and the neighbour’s vineyard. Relax on your tiny deck while enjoying the evening light and seeing kangaroos hopping by around the property. Occasionally, wombats, echidnas and possums may roam by at dawn, dusk or even during the night. On a clear night, you can see the Milky Way and the Southern Cross. During the day, you can head down to have a dip in Cox’s River, which borders the property.
What could be more fun than staying in a luxuriously appointed train carriage? And what a fabulous way to offer recycled accommodation!
Beautifully decorated and just newly offered, we recommend booking quickly to get your preferred weekend at The Penney, located at The Station Hunter Valley. It certainly won’t be long before everyone else realizes that this is one of the best tiny houses near Sydney.
Berry is a favourite south coast getaway from Sydney, with the town well loved for its lovely boutique village. Grab some provisions from the gourmet stores on your way down and enjoy your stay on this NSW South Coast tiny house.
Nestled in a paddock, the tiny house is loacted on a 5 acre proeprty and you’ss soon be making friends with the horses, and other animals at this equine farm stay.
Little Magic on Magic Mountain
One of our favourite parts of the south coast is the area near Coolongatta, NSW. Magic Mountain Tiny House sits in the golden triangle of the Shoalhaven surrounded by rural properties, with the Shoalhaven River to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the east, and the township of Berry to the west. This area is the food and wine center of the Shoalhaven, with plenty of bushwalking trails, beaches, waterholes, golfing, and other recreational sports.
Elizabeth Tiny House
Everyone loves the Hunter Valley and making this tiny house your base is the perfect way to spend your days driving past the endless rows of vines and sampling the specialty wines of the area.
Elizabeth Tiny House is based on a gorgeous semi-secluded 100 acre block overlooking rolling hills, colourful trees, cows and a gorgeous skyline. Located near the town of Laguna, formally ranked as one of Australian’s top secrets, you’ll want to check out the gourmet quirky wine bar within 5 mins drive with great food and drink.
Edmond Tiny House
Looking for Tiny House accommodation in the Southern Highlands, NSW?
Edmond offers breathtaking views of the local area. Your tiny house is surrounded by a gorgeous paddock with a variety of birdlife and native animals, while you are not far from the delighful Southern Highlands village of Robertson.
Edmond tiny house is a wonderful experience for those wanting to “camp” in nature without having to bring all the gear and spend hours setting up. The tiny house include some very special touches such as the fabulous fire pit – perfect for star watching on those cold mountain nights!