May 3, 2024 - News

A tiny rental has big popularity in Des Moines

A photo of a tiny house.

Zenith Design + Build converted this former carriage house into a tiny home in 2017 and it's been rented as an Airbnb in recent years. Photo: Courtesy of Jake Trerotola

Anyone curious about tiny house living can give it a try at this Airbnb tucked behind an apartment near 35th Street and Ingersoll Avenue in DSM.

Zoom in: It's got a bed, a full kitchen and bathroom.

  • A private deck sits above its garage.

What they're saying: More than 100 guests have given this 520-foot palace a positive review.

  • Owner Jake Trerotola tells Axios he's considering developing other tiny metro-area Airbnbs.

State of play: It's already booked for much of this month.

Yes, but: As of this morning, this weekend is still open for reservations at $119 a night.

Photos showing inside a tiny house.
An inside look at this tiny Airbnb located in DSM's Ingersoll neighborhood.
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