Is this the most expensive tiny home in America?

"SUPER COZY! SUPER LOCATION! SUPER QUIET INSIDE!" boasts an enthusiastic listing for a 315-square-foot brick dwelling in Bethesda, Maryland.

Perhaps zealous punctuation and fanatical caps-lock is the best way to sell a tiny, barely-two-story property listed at a whopping $459,000.

At $1,457 per square foot, the little starter home (or pied-á-terre for folks who like to romanticize) is on par with New York City prices, but rather high for the suburb's $423 average.

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Tiny homes have risen to popularity in recent years due to their mobility, low up-front costs and minimalist lifestyle. So what exactly, then, is the appeal of a half-a-million-dollar brick cabin that's hardly mobile?

Even at its high price, the home could make a great investment. Homes less than 500-square-feet, like 4905 River Road, are appreciating twice as fast as the overall market, according to The median list price of tiny homes was $119,000 in December, up 19 percent from last year, besting the overall market appreciation of 9 percent.

How much would you be willing to fork over for this tiny home? Let us know in the comments.

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This delightful cottage hugs the Massachusetts coastline. It includes new wood floors, stone countertops, and a roof deck perfect for soaking up the sun.

Address: 423 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA

Price: $1.2 million

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This rustic artist's retreat sits on nine acres of California hills where the previous owners cultivated Japanese Maple trees. It includes a workshop and two offices.

Address: 3885 Cavedale Rd., Glen Ellen, CA

Price: $1.2 million

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Who says a tiny house has to be on land? This houseboat situated in northern Idaho spares no amenities. It has a full kitchen and two and half baths.

Address: 34179 N Scenic Bay, Bayview, ID

Price: $80,000

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A cottage made with care, this tiny home features windows made from mahogany wood and recycled furnishings. It's perched on a grassy knoll in Vermont.

Address: 563 Ridge Rd., Kirby, VT

Price: $120,000

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A new take on the tiny house, this Victorian-style home in California is designated as historic, but has been remodeled for a more contemporary look.

Address: 142 19th St., Pacific Grove, CA

Price: $850,000

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Known as the "round house" on the St. Joe River, this circular tiny house stretches just 450 square feet. The covered patio is perfect for shaded picnics.

Address: 52 Lagoon Ln., St. Maries, ID

Price: $195,000

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Buyers will get in touch with their inner Henry David Thoreau in this two-bedroom cabin in the California wilderness. A wood-burning stove is all the heat they'll need.

Address: 9250 Bryant Creek Rd., Twin Bridges, CA

Price: $120,000

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Described as a "fly fisherman's dream," this river-front cabin in Utah is close enough to the water that you can cast a line from the front porch.

Address: 13581 E 1950 N, Huntsville UT

Price: $249,000

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A tiny home fit for any storybook-lover, this peaceful cabin manages to squeeze a stone fireplace, a hot tub, and a master bedroom into 577 square feet.

Address: 160 Timerwinds, Townsend, TN

Price: $115,000

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