Colorado is a beautiful state with a variety of natural wonders. It offers a reasonable cost of living and opportunity for an active lifestyle.
For tiny house dwellers, there are many tiny-house-friendly areas and established communities that you can join.
If you’re looking to start your tiny house journey in Colorado, there are also some fantastic tiny house building companies that can start you off.
Above image credit: Tumbleweed Tiny House Company
The cost of tiny houses in Colorado
In Colorado, tiny houses generally cost between $35,000 and $125,000.
Colorado is full of quality tiny house builders and communities. Although there is quite a range in prices, the average price of a tiny house built by these companies is around $90,000. This includes all the extras and accessories you’ll need to live comfortably.
Building a tiny house yourself in Colorado will cost between $25,000 and $50,000.
Tiny house builders in the state of Colorado
Tumbleweed Tiny House Company
Tumbleweed Houses are a certified green company located in Colorado Springs. They have a range of pre-made tiny house models to choose from that you can customize too.
You can use their ‘design your tumbleweed’ page to choose the model and any additional features you want, such as skylights, farmhouse decor, off-grid toilet, solar integration and more.
Price Range: $90,000 – $104,000 (approx) plus any extras.
Western Colorado Tiny House
Western Colorado Tiny House is a small tiny house building company with the aim of providing inexpensive shelter for the well-being of all.
They’re located near the town of Delta in west Colorado and have two tiny house options: one-story and two-story.
Price Range: $49,000 – $74,000.
Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses
Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses are an established tiny house building company that also provide trailer services and shell builds.
Price Range: $37,000 – $125,000.
Does Colorado have tiny house communities?
Yes, Colorado has some amazing tiny house communities.
One of the most popular communities is Hermosa Park, located in the Animas River Valley, just north of the city of Durango in southwest Colorado.
There are 22 spaces for tiny houses across this 7 acre space, with great access to trails and a ski resort.
Escalante Village is another tiny house community in Colorado. It’s near Hermosa Park but further along the Animas River, south of Durango.
The village has access to all the utilities and services you need such as on-grid water, sewer, electric, waste and recycling collection, internet and storage.
There are tiny houses for rental here, which you can browse here.
Colorado also hosts a tiny house festival, where the public gets an opportunity to meet tiny house builders and listen to an array of speakers who are part of the tiny house community.
In 2022 it was hosted in Brighton, Colorado.
Which Colorado cities are the most tiny house friendly?
Durango, Colorado Springs and Salida.
What are the best tiny house trailer services in Colorado?
Trailer Made Custom Trailers can be found in multiple US states, including Colorado. They offer specific tiny house trailers as well as foundations and steel framing. Trailer Made a great choice for your tiny house start.
Colorado Trailers Inc, located in Castle Rock, provide a wide range of trailers for sale, ranging from approximately $4,000 to $20,000.