A small house can be a great retreat.
Massachusetts offers many tiny homes that can serve as a great escape to the beach or into the woods – just pack a (small) bag and go.
Here are some of the best small homes available for rent in Massachusetts. For updated travel restrictions in Massachusetts, please see the state website.
Idyllic and private retreat in the countryside – $ 115 / night
“Our one room chalet with mezzanine, kitchen and full private bathroom nearby is set amid 23 acres of rolling meadows and woods Take a hike, visit nearby Shelburne or Northampton Falls, or meditate in our walled garden.
Mahican Cabin – A private nature reserve for 2 – $ 235 / night
“The Mahican hut is at the highest peak of the Hoosac Range known as the West Summit and borders 750 acres of protected land, so social distancing is not an issue. Enjoy the modern comforts of a real bed (memory foam mattress), air conditioning (or heat), a mini-fridge in the cabin, and a full bathroom inside from the cabin. A terrace overlooking the most amazing sunset in Berkshires. Spend time in your own hammock, cook s’mores like you did before, and grill a perfect steak to end the day! It is a retreat in nature for 2 people. “
Scandinavian wigwam with sauna and forest baths – $ 91 / night
“A deep sleep awaits you in our Wigam Forest. With everything you need, and nothing you don’t exceptional retirement features a Danish Morso wood stove, fireplace, private forest baths, propane heated shower, huge windows overlooking a wildlife trail and the Peepers Owls and Coyote song. From photoshoots to marriage proposals – it’s a special place to take care of you and your family. We’re on the farm – but out of sight. Bring your kids, dogs, friends, guitar or just a good book and sit back! “
Rockport Home in the village – $ 91 / night
“Rockport is a pretty seaside town just 40 miles northeast of Boston at the tip of Cape Ann. It is a small peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and known for its beaches, seafood, art and unique shops. Full of beauty, serenity and a relaxed vibe, Rockport invites you to slow down. Of course, you can also come and explore! There is no shortage of beaching, swimming, sailing, kayaking and diving. Come and explore the hiking trails along the sea or through the historic town. Beauty awaits you! “
Cabin / Cottage Waterfront Wharf – $ 171 / night
“A unique experience of its kind in this charming one-room cabin on a private historic dock. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Provincetown Harbor from the cabin and dock seating area. Enjoy spectacular sunrise views of Provincetown’s three iconic landmarks; Pilgrim Monument and historic Long Point and Wood Light lighthouses. No need for a car as the wharf is located in the sought after West End area and an easy 5 min (+/-). walk to all of Provincetown’s unique shops, restaurants and art galleries.
Unique Vineyard Tiny House – “The Banana Stand” – $ 175 / night
“A little house in Martha’s Vineyard perfect for a long weekend on the island. Included with a parking space and private entrance, this little home has the privacy and amenities you need.Located just 2 miles from all the shopping and dining that downtown Edgartown has to offer, stay in “The Banana Stand” offers full use of the kitchenette, bathroom, outdoor shower, sofa bed, wifi and access to the outdoor fireplace and kitchen. The uniqueness of the vineyard meets the comfort of a small house. “
Marblehead Tiny House – $ 180 / night
“This brand new small house of 360 square feet in Marblehead, MA sleeps four comfortably. This space is one mile from the old town, downtown and a short walk from the Port of Salem for breathtaking sunsets. The house is located in the private, wooded backyard of our house. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, a hotplate with pots and pans, a microwave, a toaster, a coffee maker and an electric kettle, as well as glasses, plates, cutlery, etc. to eat. The kitchen table and chairs can comfortably accommodate four people. “
West End Tiny House with Private Patio – $ 190 / night
“Little house in the West End built before small houses were a part! This lovely cottage has been recently renovated and has all the modern features you would expect in such a small space. Generous outdoor space is also a feature, with a large and small table available. “
The Wampanoag cabin at the west summit of Wigwam – $ 201 / night
“The Wampanoag cabin has a queen bed, a full bathroom, a mini-fridge, a desk, wood flooring, air conditioning and heating, but the magic of this cabin is in the surrounding forest. Enjoy reading in your own rock garden or make s’mores in your own fireplace while watching the Berkshires’ most amazing sunset. Fire up the grill and make dinner the main event of the day! Do not share anything with anyone other than the person you brought. Write the next chapter in your life now that you have the time, space and peace of mind. Breathe!”
Cottage in the heart of Provincetown – $ 275 / night
“Self-contained cottage in a prime location. 1/2 block from Commercial Street. Kitchen, full bathroom, queen bed, Internet access and air conditioning.
Romantic cottage with kayak, bikes and beach chairs – $ 171 / night
“This small independent studio offers everything you need for a unique Cape Cod boating experience. It is located on Main Street in South Yarmouth, close to beaches, restaurants, shops and the grocery store. It has been recently renovated and offers complete privacy in and around the foredeck. It is the ideal getaway for 2 people. “