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

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

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.

2. Acacia Mountain House

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.

3. Simple Survival House

Simple Survival House
Watch the Survival House YouTube tutorial.

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.

4. Mini House

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.

5. Soft Pastel Pink House

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.

6. Three-Story Wooden House

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

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.

7. Cozy Farmhouse

Cozy Farmhouse
Watch the Farmhouse YouTube tutorial.

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.

8. Fantasy Cottage

Fantasy Cottage
Watch the Fantasy Cottage YouTube tutorial.

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.

9. Modern Luxury House

Modern Luxury House
Watch the YouTube tutorial for this mansion.

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

10. Ultimate Japanese Pagoda

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

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

11. Even More Minecraft House Builds

cozy cottage
Image Credit: ritzbuilds

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

12. Forest Cottage

forest cottage
Image Credit: BitGardener on YouTube

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

13. Survival Igloo

survival igloo
Image Credit: executivetree

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

14. Lake House Build

minecraft lake house

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.

15. Oak Survival Farmhouse

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.

16. Epic Castle

minecraft medieval castle
Image Credit: fallstudiosmc 

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.

17. Red Barn

minecraft barn build
Image Credit: teamworkbench

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.

18. Awesome Tree House

MINECRAFT 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

Minecraft small modern house
Credit: minecraft_building_

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

20. Desert Starter House

desert starter house

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

21. Hobbit Hole

Hobbit Hole
Credit: xgoldrobin

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.

22. Little Cub Cottage

Little Cub Cottage
Credit: paintergigi

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.

23. Pinkwood Palace

Pinkwood Palace
Credit: paflinn1

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.

24. Outpost

Outpost
paintergigi

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

25. Worker House

Worker House

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

26. Cute House

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.

27. House with Vines

House with Vines
Credit: yuzu_builder

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.

28. Purple House

Purple House
Credit: artificial.builder

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

29. Lush Cottage

Lush Cottage
Credit: astriiness

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

30. Hill Base

Hill Base
Credit: iampixelyt

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.

31. Tudor House

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.

32. A-Frame Cabin

A-Frame Cabin
Credit: xgoldrobin

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.

33. Classic Barn

Classic Barn
Credit: daschiebuilds

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.

34. Ghostbusters House

Ghostbusters House
Credit: daschiebuilds

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

35. Flower Village

Flower Village
Credit: foxel.mc

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.

36. Mini House

Mini House
Credit: little_avobuilder

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.

37. Roman House

Roman House
Credit: minecraft_builders_bureau

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

38. Basic House

Basic House
Credit: oofbuilds

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

39. Cool Underground Base

Cool Underground Base
Credit: itsmarloe

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

40. Tree Portal

Tree Portal
Credit: blockdown_builds

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.

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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