Houseboat Myrtle: Knysna, South Africa
If you love tiny houses, but are not sure you can live that small, you can take tiny-house living for a test drive in an Airbnb. These 50 tiny houseboats offer plenty of inspiration. Here’s one that looks just like a little clapboard shed, floating on the water — and that could be just the motivation you need to turn your backyard shed into a tiny retreat. Houseboat Myrtle is permanently anchored in the Knysna Lagoon, just a two minute dinghy ride from the Knysna waterfront in the Western Cape area of South Africa.
A Pirate’s Life: Charleston, SC
Featured on Tiny House Hunters, A Pirate’s Life was recently gut renovated using reclaimed materials — and that’s the latest trend, if these 30 houseboats made of recycled materials are anything to go by. The vaulted ceiling in the main cabin makes even tight quarters seem spacious and the wrap-around windows let in the light and provide stunning views of Charleston Harbor.