Toronto's smallest house is not exactly a bargain


A tiny house with 300 square feet is on the market in Toronto. But don't expect to get a bargain price on this pint-sized house, which is priced at C$173,000 ($172,000). "The Little House" was built in 1912 by Arthur Weeden in order to put to use an unusually small parcel of land.

The house was purchased in May 2007 for C$139,000 by owners who renovated it and added new appliances. Although it may have some charm and notoriety to go along with the purchase price, the house seems barely livable for even one person.

The bedroom is nothing more than a hallway with a Murphy bed. A minature bathroom boasts that it is a "full four piece" bathroom. The tiny kitchen comes cramped and with a couple of cabinets, small appliances, and a stackable washer and dryer. A table for two is built into the kitchen.