10 Tiny ‘Homes’ You Can Buy at Menards (Starting at Less Than $50,000)

The home improvement retailer offers an affordable way to become a homeowner.

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Updated July 18, 2024
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As real estate prices have skyrocketed in recent years, tiny homes look more and more appealing.

Tiny homes have become more popular for a variety of reasons. Not only do they help you keep more cash in your wallet, but they also can inspire you to live more simply. 

Premade “tiny” homes from home improvement stores are a great option for those interested in this type of lifestyle. Here are some options you can get from Menards.

Editor’s note: Prices are subject to change and may also vary by location. So, the prices you see might differ from those listed below. Prices are for the suggested design and material list — the homes are not sold as a kit. All prices are also listed as approximate, so we have rounded them.

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Bluestone Cabin

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The Bluestone Cabin can give you a 485-square-foot home that features a living room and kitchen area, as well as a separate bedroom.

The plans and materials will run you around $55,800 and can be adapted to suit your particular design needs.

Rustler Cabin

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The Rustler Cabin features living and dining spaces, including room for a kitchen island. You also get a bedroom and a covered patio with a sliding door in the kitchen.

The 688-square-foot cabin costs about $63,900 for plans and materials.

Fremont Cabin

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Fremont Cabin features a main great room, including a kitchen and high ceilings to give the space some extra drama. There is also a separate bedroom.

The cost for the 671-square-foot cabin is around $60,000 for the home and materials. You can check with your local Menards for different options if you want to change exterior colors or adjust the finishes.

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Sanders Cabin

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Sanders Cabin features two floors of living space for those who want an option that doesn’t feel like it’s too cramped for a tiny home.

The first floor features a double-story great room as well as a kitchen, while the second floor features a bedroom that can overlook your great room.

Expect to pay around $63,200 for the 845-square-foot home, including plans and materials.

Rutledge Cabin

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Rutledge Cabin can get a little pricier than other options on this list due to its finishes, such as a stone and cedar exterior.

You can also add space if you live on a hill or incline by including a second floor below your main living area that can lead out to a porch.

Menards estimates the cost for the 609-square-foot cabin at around $101,000 for the plans and materials.

Bentonville Cabin

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Check out the 730-square-foot Bentonville Cabin if you need space for living and dining as well as a separate bedroom.

The cabin features plenty of flexible space. You can get the plan and materials for $61,411.

Gray Lake Cabin

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Gray Lake Cabin is a two-story tiny home that gives you space for a living area with a kitchen downstairs and a bedroom upstairs.

Expect plans and materials for the 592-square-foot cabin to cost you about $49,400.

Forest River Cabin

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Forest River Cabin gives you some additional outdoor space along with an interior that includes a kitchen, living room, and bedroom.

The design’s exterior carport can also allow you to have a covered area for a car, or you can use it to entertain as part of an outdoor space. Pick up the designs and materials for the 608-square-foot cabin for $57,900.

Cotton Creek Cabin

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Cotton Creek Cabin features some unique nooks and other options that could make it a good choice. You get a fireplace in the main living space, extra closet space, and a spot for a deck.

Grab the 535-square-foot cabin’s plans and materials for around $73,400.

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Cabin Log Home

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Feel rustic in 672-square-foot Cabin Log Home, which features log siding to give it a special look that makes it perfect for a cabin in the woods. It also features an interior living space that you can adjust to your needs.

Pick up the Cabin Log Home Menards for around $52,600.

Bottom line

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Tiny homes are great options to help you save money, especially if you buy plans and materials through Menards.

It’s also important to note that any building you may put up on your property may need approval by local authorities, so you might want to check with them before you purchase a tiny home.

If you are looking for an affordable path to homeownership that helps you lower your financial stress, tiny homes can be an option worth considering.

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