40 Minecraft House Ideas and Tutorials

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If you’re looking for Minecraft house ideas, I’m sharing some pretty cool builds that will inspire you.

From tree houses to wooden cabins to mountain houses, these houses will set put you on your way to creating your dream home.

While building a house in Minecraft takes time, there’s really nothing like seeing and enjoying the finished project. Below I’ve included photos for you to use as guides and inspiration.

I’ve also included some of my favorite YouTube tutorials if you’re looking for step-by-step instructions. Okay, now let’s get to the Minecraft houses.

1. Red Roof House with Small Garden

I don’t know about you, but I love this red roof house with a small garden created by YalChu’s Home. I’ve also included the YouTube video tutorial for this house.

Red Roof House with Small Garden minecraft house
Watch the Red Roof House YouTube tutorial.

2. Acacia Mountain House

Have you considered building a house on the side of a mountain? If so, you’ll probably love this Acacia Mountain House. I love the use of acacia wood with this mountain house. Image from Reddit.

Acacia Mountain House

3. Simple Survival House

Not only does this survival house by SheepGG look awesome, but it’s actually pretty simple to build. The creator of this house has provided a great tutorial showing you how to build this simple survival house.

Simple Survival House
Watch the Survival House YouTube tutorial.

4. Mini House

This mini house has a simple appearance that still looks quite nice. This house is built with wood and stone. Additionally, it doesn’t require a lot of materials, which is great. Image from Parra Design.

Mini House

5. Soft Pastel Pink House

This pastel pink house is so soft and beautiful by YalChu’s Home. You don’t often come across houses like this, so I was happy I found it. Below, you’ll also find the fun video tutorial showing you how to build this soft pastel pink house.

Soft Pastel Pink House

6. Three-Story Wooden House

I love the look of this three-story wooden house by YalChu’s Home. You can really see that a lot of time has been put into this build. There is also a tutorial showing you how to build this unique three-story wooden house.

Three-Story Wooden House
Watch the Wooden House YouTube tutorial.

7. Cozy Farmhouse

This stylish farmhouse from ZayPixel looks amazing. You can tell that so much time and care was put into creating this beautiful work of art. Thanksfully, there’s a tutorial showing you how to build this awesome farmhouse.

Cozy Farmhouse
Watch the Farmhouse YouTube tutorial.

8. Fantasy Cottage

This cute fantasy cottage by BigTonyMC is simple, cozy, and fun to make. The Youtube video below will show you how to make this cottage as well as the resource pack used.

Fantasy Cottage
Watch the Fantasy Cottage YouTube tutorial.

9. Modern Luxury House

This modern luxury house is just stunning. I’m including the video tutorial below that shows you how to build this house.

Modern Luxury House
Watch the YouTube tutorial for this mansion.

10. Ultimate Japanese Pagoda

This is the ultimate Japanese pagoda. A pagoda is a sacred building with multiple tiers.

Ultimate Japanese Pagoda Minecraft Build
Watch the YouTube tutorial for this Japanese Pagoda.

11. Even More Minecraft House Builds

Below I’ve included even more Minecraft house builds. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find any video tutorials for these houses.

cozy cottage
Image Credit: ritzbuilds

12. Forest Cottage

There’s nothing like getting cozy in warm cottage. Have fun relaxing and building this awesome forest cottage.

forest cottage
Image Credit: BitGardener on YouTube

13. Survival Igloo

If you want to try something different, give this survival igloo a try. This igloo is perfect for your winter-themed village.

survival igloo
Image Credit: executivetree

14. Lake House Build

If you like this like house build, I have some good news for you. You can watch the video tutorial by Zaypixel for this lake house on YouTube.

minecraft lake house

15. Oak Survival Farmhouse

SheepGG has a YouTube tutorial on how to build this oak survival farmhouse. They make some of the best Minecraft house builds.

oak survival farmhouse

16. Epic Castle

You can’t deny that this castle is absolutely epic. Unfortunately, there is no tutorial for this build, but I hope it has inspired you in some way.

minecraft medieval castle
Image Credit: fallstudiosmc 

17. Red Barn

If you’ve been working on building a farm in your village, you’ll love this red barn inspiration. Make sure you check out the creator for more awesome builds.

minecraft barn build
Image Credit: teamworkbench

18. Awesome Tree House

This survival tree house includes all the essentials you’ll need. Make sure you check out Zaypixel on YouTube for the full video tutorial.


19. Modern House

If you like the look of the modern Minecraft houses you’ve seen, here’s one that’s simple and luxurious.

Minecraft small modern house
Credit: minecraft_building_

20. Desert Starter House

This starter is the ultimate cool house. You can watch the tutorial from SquareMario. Shaders: BSL v7.2 Textures: Default

desert starter house

21. Hobbit Hole

You just have to love this cool hobbit hole. It’s so simple, yet truly amazing. Watch the tutorial for building this cozy little house.

Hobbit Hole
Credit: xgoldrobin

22. Little Cub Cottage

If you’re in the mood to build a cottage, this little cub cottage is perfect. It may not be as little as you’d like, but you can definitely adjust the size to your liking.

Little Cub Cottage
Credit: paintergigi

23. Pinkwood Palace

I’m loving this Pinkwood Palace. The colors go so well together, and this is such a unique build. Not only that, but there is so much detail that’s been put into this awesome piece.

Pinkwood Palace
Credit: paflinn1

24. Outpost

The wandering traveler will love this outpost build. This build is perfect for a medieval village.


25. Worker House

Here’s another awesome build from @paintergigi. Again, if you have a medieval or fantasty-themed village, this is the perfect addition.

Worker House

26. Cute House

This house is so simple and cute. If you want to see this build from different angles, and also check out a few close-ups, check out @theuzeetos on Instagram.

Cute House

27. House with Vines

If you love the look of vines growing along a house, this nice house should provide you with some inspiration. Get creative with how your vines grow on the house.

House with Vines
Credit: yuzu_builder

28. Purple House

This purple house is large and in charge. Those looking for a fun and modern house build idea, may really enjoy this one.

Purple House
Credit: artificial.builder

29. Lush Cottage

This cottage is definitely lush. It’s covered with grass, vines, red and white mushrooms, and more.

Lush Cottage
Credit: astriiness

30. Hill Base

If you want to build this hill base, here is some of the information you’ll need: Shaders : BSL v8 | Minecraft Version : 1.18.1 | Jerm’s Better Leaves ‏| Henry Pots and Plants.

Hill Base
Credit: iampixelyt

31. Tudor House

This house is a part of a Tudor house series. This particular build is number 5 in the series. This house was modeled after a real home, and you can see the reference photo via Claire on Instagram.

Tudor House

32. A-Frame Cabin

If you enjoy this cabin, you’ll be happy to hear that GoldRobin has created a helpful tutorial showing us how to create this cozy cabin.

A-Frame Cabin
Credit: xgoldrobin

33. Classic Barn

Anyone with a farm on their village definitely needs to create a barn to go with it. Check out the credit below the picture to see the inside of the barn.

Classic Barn
Credit: daschiebuilds

34. Ghostbusters House

Anyone who’s a fan of Ghostbusters will recognize this build. It’s inspired by the firehouse in the movie.

Ghostbusters House
Credit: daschiebuilds

35. Flower Village

Here’s some inspiration for multiple village builds. The information for this flower village is as follows: Shader Pack: BSL Shaders | Texture Pack: Jerm’s Better Leaves.

Flower Village
Credit: foxel.mc

36. Mini House

If you’ve ever considered creating a dessert in the game, this mini house is the perfect addition. It’s a simple build that fits perfectly with the desert theme.

Mini House
Credit: little_avobuilder

37. Roman House

The Roman Empire is on the rise again in your Minecraft world with this easy Roman house.

Roman House
Credit: minecraft_builders_bureau

38. Basic House

Use BSL shaders to recreate this classic house. This house has lots of great detail, but still has a simple and classic appearance.

Basic House
Credit: oofbuilds

39. Cool Underground Base

Your house doesn’t have to stand above ground. Get creative and build your very own cool underground base.

Cool Underground Base
Credit: itsmarloe

40. Tree Portal

I love when I come across a unique build such as this tree portal. This build is included in episode 6 of Taking Our World to the Next Level.

Tree Portal
Credit: blockdown_builds

Shaders and Resource Packs

When looking through these builds, you probably noticed terms like “shaders” and “resource packs.” For anyone who’s new to the game of Minecraft, I’m sharing the meaning of these terms below.

Shaders in Minecraft

In Minecraft, shaders are modifications that enchance the game’s visuals as well as the overall graphic setting of the game. These enchancements allow the game to look more realistic.

Resource Packs in Minecraft

In the game, resource packs allow players to customize things such as textures, sounds, language files, and even fonts without making any changes the game code.

Where to Find Shaders and Resource Packs

For shaders, resource packs and much more, you may find the site CurseForge to be super helpful. They have hundreds of resources for you to download and enjoy.

The thing that I love about Minecraft is that there are endless possibilities for what you can create. You can build anything from small to huge structures, go on adventures with your friends and family, enjoy the beautiful scenery and more.

I hope these Minecraft house builds have given you ideas for creating your own houses on the game. Remember to have fun and be creative!

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