Minecraft Ice Fishing Hut
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Whether you’re a beginner or a Minecraft veteran, everybody needs a house in Minecraft. Fortunetly, houses can be easily built out of almost anything, at almost any location! However, not all houses can be as aesthetically pleasing as we’d like them to be.

Houses don’t need to be ugly, haphazard structures built in a panic once the sun starts to set. Minecraft houses can be creative, fun, and easy to build! If you’d like to learn how to build a simple yet pretty Minecraft house, just keep reading!

Top 8 Minecraft Easy House Ideas and Designs

Brick House

Minecraft Brick House
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This simple, yet durable brick home takes under 15 minutes to build and looks great! This Minecraft house features redstone torches instead of regular torches to fit into the house’s theme better. If you’re playing on any modes beyond easy, it’s recommended you switch the redstone torches out for regular torches, for a wider range of mob-scaring light. If you’d like to build this simple brick house, all you’ll need are these materials:

  • 34 Stone Brick Blocks
  • 13 Brick Blocks
  • 32 Stone Brick Stairs
  • 25 Brick Stairs
  • 4 Brick Slabs
  • 2 Stone Brick Slabs
  • 1 Iron Door
  • 1 Stone Pressure Plate
  • 6 Redstone Torches

Nether Brick House

Minecraft Nether House
Screenshot via Mojang Studios/Microsoft

Do you love going to the Nether? Do you ever wish you could just bring some of the Nether realms back with you to the overworld? With this Minecraft house, you can! This small house has a vibrant color scheme, and is perfect for Nether lovers! To build this little Nether cabin, start with these materials:

  • 26 Nether Brick Blocks
  • 34 Red Nether Brick Blocks
  • 24 Red Nether Brick Stairs
  • 30 Nether Brick Stairs
  • 2 Nether Brick Slabs
  • 4 Black Stained Glass Blocks
  • 6 Soul Lanterns
  • 28 Netherrack Blocks
  • 4 Glowstone Blocks
  • 2 Crimson Doors

Neapolitan House

Minecraft Neapolitan House
Screenshot via Mojang Studios/Microsoft

Why stop at two colors when you can have three? This Neapolitan house was built using three different types of wood, in under 20 minutes! This house is surprisingly easy and quick to build! You don’t need to sacrifice style for practicality to build this Minecraft house, all you need is a lot of wood! To build this Neapolitan Minecraft house, start by gathering these items:

  • 20 Oak Wood Stairs
  • 24 Spruce Wood Stairs
  • 19 Birch Wood Stairs
  • 41 Oak Wood Planks
  • 4 Birch Wood Slabs
  • 4 Oak Wood Slabs
  • 1 Spruce Wood Slab
  • 5 Brown Stained Glass Blocks
  • 1 Spruce Wood Door
  • 10 Spruce Wood Planks
  • 4 Soul Torches

Mossy Cobblestone Lair

Minecraft Mossy Cobblestone Lair
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This little lair may be small, but its spooky aesthetic makes up for its small size! This house would be perfect for a minimalist Minecrafter or as a decorative structure around Halloween time. Because it’s a small house, it takes fewer materials and is even faster to build! To build this spooky cobblestone lair, gather these materials:

  • 18 Mossy Cobblestone Blocks
  • 16 Cobblestone Blocks
  • 60 Mossy Cobblestone Stairs
  • 12 Iron Bars
  • 2 Torches
  • 2 Dark Oak Wood Fence Gates
  • 4 Mossy Cobblestone Walls

Dark Oak Log Cabin

Minecraft Log Cabin
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These log cabins are quick to build and only require one type of wood! You can make log cabins in Minecraft out of any wood you prefer, but this log cabin was built with dark oak to make it stand out against its landscape. This cabin also features a cobblestone wall around the base, making it more difficult for hostile mobs to find their way into your home! These are the materials needed for making this simple log cabin:

  • 62 Dark Oak Wood Stairs
  • 10 Dark Oak Wood Planks
  • 9 Dark Oak Wood Slabs
  • 1 Dark Oak Wood Door
  • 31 Cobblestone Walls

Acacia Wood Hut

Minecraft Acacia Hut
Screenshot via Mojang Studios/Microsoft

Acacia wood may not be a type of new wood in Minecraft, but it’s still one of the prettiest. When paired with spruce wood, acacia becomes a beautiful, eye catching burnt orange color that looks striking against any landscape! This little hut also features a lot of torches for light, and few orange tulips to help bring out the pretty orange of the hut. To build this simple Minecraft hut, you’ll need to gather up these materials:

  • 24 Acacia Wood Planks
  • 36 Spruce Wood Planks
  • 24 Acacia Wood Stairs
  • 30 Spruce Wood Stairs
  • 2 Spruce Wood Slabs
  • 2 Spruce Wood Doors
  • 6 Brown Stained Glass Blocks
  • 10 Torches
  • 4 Orange Tulips

Flower Cabin

Minecraft Flower Cabin
Screenshot via Mojang Studios/Microsoft

These flower cabins are perfect for flower forests and plains biomes alike! If you like cottage based homes in Minecraft, you’ll love this cute little Minecraft house! This house is made with common wood types and is quick to build, though you can make this cabin larger or smaller based on individual preferences. If you’d like to build one of these cute little cabins, you’ll need these items:

  • 19 Birch Wood Planks
  • 16 Oak Wood Planks
  • 11 Oak Wood Stairs
  • 5 Birch Wood Stairs
  • 1 Birch Wood Door
  • 9 Birch Wood Slabs
  • 4 White Stained Glass Blocks
  • 6 Torches

Treehouse Cabin in the Woods

Minecraft Treehouse Cabin
Screenshot via Mojang Studios/Microsoft

Nearly every Minecraft player has built a treehouse before; treehouses are easy to build and keep you safe from most hostile mobs! This treehouse is large and features a lot of windows, so you’re able to keep track of everything both inside and outside your home! If you’d like to build this roomy cabin in the trees, start by gathering up these materials:

  • 48 Birch Wood Planks
  • 16 Oak Wood Planks
  • 26 Oak Wood Stairs
  • 14 Birch Wood Stairs
  • 4 Oak Wood Slabs
  • 16 Glass Blocks
  • 24 Torches
  • 2 Birch Wood Doors

Related: Minecraft Treehouse Ideas and Designs

Building structures in Minecraft doesn’t have to be stressful! The more you build the better you get, so don’t give up on your dream builds! If you love playing survival Minecraft and need houses that offer better protection from mobs, ch8eck out these Minecraft survival house ideas. Minecraft is coming out with new updates and new building materials constantly, be sure to stick with Gamer Journalist for all your Minecraft building needs!