Steps and Ladder Ideas for Tiny Houses

Steps and ladders are two considerations to spent some time with when designing your tiny house. Since space is at a premium in tiny houses making the right choice in regards to space and what you feel most comfortable with is very important.

I personally wouldn’t feel comfortable climbing up and down a ladder at night from a loft. I also remember some years ago when I was in a hit-and-run accident, which injured my hip and spine, making it almost impossible to even climb a regular staircase in my home – something I had never considered prior to the accident, I just always thought I’d be fine with stairs for a very long time. Fast forwarding to today, some 15 years later, I know that I would not want to be navigating a ladder, particularly in the night.

Ladders seem to take up less space because they can be tucked away when not in use. Steps in a tiny house, on the other hand, give us an opportunity to be creative in design as well as function.

Utilizing the space beneath steps can provide relief in that it gives us a place to either create storage cubbies, a cozy cave for Fido or Kitty, a nook for the fridge or washer/dryer.

Since I’m planning to build a tiny house I have been collecting idea for different components… yup, that means I have many ladder and step photo’s to share with you and we’ll start with this grouping.

By the way, if you cannot do ladders or steps at all, you will probably enjoy reading one of my previous blogs it has no steps at all to get to bed!

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Tiny Houses

These steps in the Hope Island Cottage Tiny House are perhaps the most impressive staircase I’ve seen in a tiny house, look at the clever use of storage beneath, there is even a handrail.

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsCantilevered steps at a students tiny home – Tengbom

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsCoffee and kitties can do simple ladders to the loft – Rowdy Kittens

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsStorage steps – Living Big in a Tiny House

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred Drawer style steps – Tumbleweed Tiny House

Tumbleweed has classes to teach you everything you need to know about building a tiny house, they also sell the shell and you finish the interior click on the image below to check them out…

And…

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsOpen boxes used as steps – Joel Weber

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsAnother example of open box type steps – Bay View AU Tiny House

Steps-Railing-Storage-HopeCottageStaircase with a railing and storage beneath – Hope Cottage

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsStep ladder with deep treads and hand hold – Deck House

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsShelf steps – Kanga

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsSteps up the side and over the fridge

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsStep stairs – Hafblog

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsAlternating steps – Berkeley Cabin Airbnb

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsStep ladder – Ethan’s Tiny House

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsStep ladder stairs – Oakland Tiny House

Steps and Ladder Ideas for Your Tiny House | Sacred HabitatsLadder Step Chest – Custom Made

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