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6 tiny homes in Southern California for small and large budgets

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.


Beverly Crest

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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.


Johnson Valley

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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.


San Diego

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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)

Features: Fireplace; butcher block countertops; rear deck/patio

About the area: In the 92104 ZIP Code, based on 16 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $706,000, up 22.8% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.


Laguna Beach

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This beach cottage in Laguna Village sits on a bluff overlooking 80 feet of ocean frontage.

Address: 5 Rockledge Road, Laguna Beach, 92651

Listed for: $6.495 million for one bedroom, one bathroom in 586 square feet (9,000-square-foot lot)

Features: Shore-facing balcony; formal gardens; unobstructed ocean views

About the area: In the 92651 ZIP Code, based on 44 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $1.995 million, down 9.3% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.


Altadena

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Light-wood floors and gray hues lend a contemporary sheen to this renovated California bungalow built in 1927.

Address: 2896 Wagner Court, Altadena, 91001

Listed for: $395,000 for two bedrooms, one bathroom in 576 square feet (2,650-square-foot lot)

Features: Picture windows; patio; detached one-car garage

About the area: In the 91001 ZIP Code, based on 43 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $745,000, up 14.3% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.


Ojai

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Mature trees, patios and garden beds surround this bohemian paradise, which features woven sea glass floors and earth plaster walls.

Address: 136 S. Arnaz St., Ojai, 93023

Listed for: $449,000 for one bedroom, one bathroom in 420 square feet (7,500-square-foot lot)

Features: New electrical/plumbing; detached playhouse/studio

About the area: In the 93023 ZIP Code, based on 34 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $574,000, up 7.9% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.

neal.leitereg@latimes.com

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