Downsizers Take Note: These 6 Small Homes for Sale Are Totally Charming (and Affordable!)

These houses are a (very cute) steal.

small country homes for sale
Susan Paradise-Burke

These small wonders are no longer hidden gems! One’s a former art studio, another a quaint barber shop, and they all pack in the tiny charm in less than 1,200 square feet.

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1 Bass Harbor, ME
small country homes for sale
Mike Perlman

Painted farmhouse-style floors lend a splash of color to the upstairs of this two-bedroom, two-bath cottage. In the summer, you’ll delight in decorating the window boxes while taking in breezes from the nearby shore.

Agent: Erika Wibby Mitchell; or

Listing price: $174,000

2 Burlington, NC
small country homes for sale
John Elkins Photography

An iconic red-white-and-blue pole beckons you inside this barber shop-turned-home where a cherry-toned micro kitchen packs a playful punch. Beadboard walls and ceilings add additional character to this one-bedroom, one-bath space.

Agent: Lisa Dye Janes;

Listing price: $72,000

3 Lake City, MN
small country homes for sale
Ken McCasland

This miniature Victorian farmhouse is small on space but big on vintage charm—it boasts floors and interior woodwork from the 1880s. A wood-burning stove keeps the one-bedroom, one-bath home cozy without feeling cramped.

Agent: Robin Gwaltney;

Listing price: $79,900

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4 Pass Christian, MS
small country homes for sale
Drew Tarter/Imoto Photo

A cottage so nice, they made it twice! This listing includes a nearly identical adjacent second home—for a combined two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The cottages were built in the 1880s and moved to this spot (just a short walk from the beach!).

Agent: Amy P. Wood;

Listing price: $375,000

5 Darlington, MD
small country homes for sale

This one-bedroom, one-bath cabin has an artful past—it was once the home and studio of a watercolor artist. While lovingly renovated, classic touches remain, like the exposed hewn log walls lining a portion of the interior. Agent: Tracey Simms;

Agent: Tracey Simms;

Listing price: $190,000

6 Sandwich, MA
small country homes for sale
Susan Paradise-Burke

Newly renovated with floorboards salvaged from a tobacco mill, this two-­bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath Cape Cod is situated close to the popular boardwalk. Don’t miss the serene views of the marsh located just behind the home.

Agent: Lisa Hassler;

Listing price: $335,000

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