Depending on where you are looking to buy, a tiny home can be a condo alternative or a getaway. But even with the tiniest of homes, location often will dictate price. Here’s a look at how small homes tip the scales throughout the Southland.
This hunter-green bungalow offers the Westside experience at a fraction of the median cost and, at just 264 square feet, size.
Address: 10449 Scenario Lane, Los Angeles, 90077
Listed for: $499,000 for one room, one bathroom in 264 square feet (3,698-square-foot lot)
Features: Wood deck; beamed ceilings; carport with built-in storage
About the area: In the 90077 ZIP Code, based on 12 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $2.169 million, down 18.2% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
Sitting among native outcrops on 5 acres of land, this renovated cabin has a vintage vibe, with beamed ceilings, polished concrete floors and colorful accents.
Address: 52080 Desert Daisy, Johnson Valley, 92285
Listed for: $159,000 for one room, one bathroom in 425 square feet (5-acre lot)
Features: Front porch/deck, built-in storage, mountain views
About the area: In the 92285 ZIP Code, based on nine sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $65,000, down 30.3% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
This cozy 1930s cottage in the North Park neighborhood retains its period charm, with painted open-rafter ceilings and a claw-foot tub.
Address: 3663 Florida St., San Diego, 92104
Listed for: $439,900 for two bedrooms, one bathroom in 544 square feet (1,576-square-foot lot)