|place = isolated_dwelling|
|The smallest kind of settlement (1-2 households).|
|Used on these elements|
|Tools for this tag|
Isolated dwellings are the smallest kind of human settlement. They are outside other settlements (this does not mean that they are outside administrative boundaries) and form by themselves a settlement. The whole settlement must not consist of more than 2 households. For bigger settlements use another tag, maybe place=hamlet might be appropriate.
Node or area?
You can tag this as a single node or as an area. If you choose to use the area draw a way at the boundary of the inhabited space (inside and outside). This will include all buildings and outbuildings, as well as gardens, but not fields and meadows.