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Best tiny houses in Alberta

Two children sitting in the window of a small black tiny house

At an average of $387,000, house prices in Alberta are at a level you would expect to find in Canada. However, this price can still be high for individuals who want to move to Alberta and start from nothing. It can be disappointing to think that you will have to postpone your dream of living in Alberta until you’ve gathered enough money to pay for a house, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Why not settle for one of the cozy tiny houses in Alberta? They’ve become very popular lately due to their affordability and simplicity.

You can find some amazing tiny houses in Alberta that offer the same comfort as regular, big houses do, and here are some of the best ones you can buy today (April 8th, 2020).

1. Tiny house on wheels, Pigeon Lake, AB

Asking price: $48,000

Exterior view of a tiny home with small porch
  • Property Taxes: ?
  • Size: 270 sqft
  • Bedrooms: Bachelor/Studio
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 30+

You can now buy luxury on wheels in a compact size. This tiny home features some high-end elements and a sophisticated design you can rarely find in other tiny houses. Everything is completely new and untouched because no one has ever lived in this tiny home, so you can be the first one to test out everything.

The open space living features propane forced air furnace, air conditioning, on-demand hot water, a fully equipped kitchen with a 3 burner propane stovetop and a modern fridge. You also have a flat-screen TV and a stereo, as well as a smoke detector, so nothing was missed in this tiny home.

2. Tiny House, Westlake, AB.

Asking price: $65,900

Exterior view of a small wooden home with a green metal roof
  • Property Taxes:?
  • Size: 288 sqft
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 28

This custom-built cabin has everything to give a comfortable life to a small family. It comes with an on-demand tankless water heater, custom-built spice rack, bamboo hardwood floors, 20,000 BTU Jotul propane heater, spruce siding, tin roof and fully-equipped kitchen and bath.

It’s built on skids which means it can be transported on a flat deck trailer, so you’re not bound to one place. It comes with everything inside included, so it’s completely move-in ready for its new proud owner.

3. New Tiny Home, Vilna, AB

Asking price: $21,900

Exterior view of a tiny log cabin with a blue metal roof
  • Property Taxes:?
  • Size: 240 sqft
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 0
  • # Days on the Market: 2

Just recently listed and up for grabs is this tiny house cabin with freshly updated exterior and interior. Designed as a wooden cabin, this tiny home is completely empty so you can have the complete reign over its look and interior design. Whether you’ll turn it into a sophisticated tiny home or a rustic log cabin is completely up to you. It has a loft, 3 windows and a deck porch where you can enjoy the outdoors. The only flaw is that it has no bathroom, but since it comes at an affordable price, it shouldn’t put much strain on your budget to install one.

4. Cabin/Tiny Home, Glenevis, AB

Asking price: $65,000

Exterior view of a small yellow home in the snow
  • Property Taxes: ?
  • Size: 600 sqft
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 4

This is a relatively new tiny house built in 2017 and can be easily moved to your preferred location. Enriched with handmade details, this tiny home shows that tiny living can be sophisticated living as well. Hardwood floors, new appliances and wooden finishes along with the carefully picked decorations and details offer a surrounding where anyone could live comfortably in.

5. Tiny Home, Foothills, AB

Asking price: $112,000

View of a tiny home with wooden exterior and metal trim
  • Property Taxes: ?
  • Size: 720 sf
  • Bedrooms: 2 + Den
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 13

Although the price is on the higher end of what we usually see from tiny houses in Alberta, it has everything someone would need, and then some. A beautifully-designed stairway leads to the 2 bedrooms on the loft, while below them you can find a built-in closet, drawers and cubbies for extra storage space. There is also a mudroom/laundry room and a mechanical room, a big bathroom and a kitchen equipped with modern appliances. Anything you need – this tiny home has it.

6. Tiny house, Golden, AB

Asking price: $36,000

Exterior view of a small, wooden tiny home with orange trim
  • Property Taxes: ?
  • Size: 170 sf
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 30+

Most tiny houses in Alberta are everything that tiny house living is about – big house comfort in a small space. In just around 170 square feet, you will find 30 amp RV style service- solar-ready, a ceramic wall mounted heater, 3 burner propane range, on-demand propane hot water heater, sleeping and storage lofts, an electric fridge with a freezer, a flush toilet and a 30”x30” shower. There is also a couch storage unit that can fold into a single bed, so you can even accommodate a guest in this small cabin.

7. Tiny Home, Lloydminster, AB

Asking price: $29,750

Exterior view of a small wooden home with a covered porch
  • Property Taxes: ?
  • Size: 412 sqft
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 30+

Unlike most tiny houses in Alberta, you can now have your own comfy tiny home that costs less than an old bottle of wine. This log cabin is made of wood that gives it the rustic look and feeling anyone would enjoy. The open living space features a dark fireplace and a comfortable bed where you can sit back and relax, as well as carefully picked details that make this tiny home stand out from the others. When the weather is nice, you can head to the covered deck and enjoy the beautiful Albertan sunsets.

8. Tiny house, Red Deer, AB

Asking price: $30,000

Exterior view of a small beige home with three windows and a door
  • Property Taxes: ?
  • Size: ?
  • Bedrooms: Bachelor/Studio
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 19

You can’t help but imagine yourself sitting wrapped in a warm blanket with a cup of tea when you enter this cozy little house. The wooden design and rustic elements will instantly make you feel like you’re in a forest cabin while being perfectly comfortable and equipped with modern appliances, carefully picked furniture and fun decorations that bring colour into your new home.

9. Tiny home, Edmonton, AB

Asking price: $5,500 or swap/trade

Exterior view of a tiny home raised onto two metal beams
  • Property Taxes: ?
  • Size: 192 sf
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • # Days on the Market: 24

Although this tiny home requires a bit of TLC (especially the exterior), it can be turned into a great tiny home for 1 person. The current owner is also selling material to create a bathroom and kitchen and a trailer so you can place it on wheels. At an extremely low price, the cost of this tiny home could be the equivalent of a few months of rent.

Tiny houses in Alberta can be turned into anything – a rustic cabin house or a luxury home, their affordability allows owners to get creative and turn the space into what they have envisioned in their mind. Any of these tiny homes in Alberta can be turned into your tiny dream home, so if you’ve scouted one that is to your liking, feel free to contact the owners to schedule a viewing.

All of these tiny houses in Alberta are beautiful in different ways, which means there is something for every potential tiny homeowner. Whether you want an eco-friendly home or something more traditional, you should be able to find a tiny house in Alberta that you will love.

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Angela Manevska

Angela is a freelancer who writes and specializes in article and blog writing. Her experience in finance has allowed her to write about a variety of topics including finance, business planning, and real estate.