I started on My Mini Mobile Cottage journey in earnest on the 15th of January 2011. Being the optimist I am, I figured I would be living in the cottage by the end of summer. That is the summer of 2011. What an awesome learning experience this has been but I had no idea […]
Pre-fab Cottage is a modern, modular pre-fabricated structure based on a 14 foot square module. The cottages are built using structural insulated panels for floor, walls and roof, creating an extremely energy efficient building envelope. The 14′ x 14′ cottage base module can be assembled in several combinations and is adaptable to many different site […]
Another photo from those i’ve took on my trip to Rucar, Romania. Those places are so amazingly beatuiful and people live so simple lives. I’ve stayed there only for two days but there were moments when i had the feeling that time was standing still.” – ALP-Dreams Source: When things are simple. Photo by ALP-Dreams on deviantART.
Nice example of a cottage made from a historic stone barn. This one is used as a vacation rental and sleeps two. Situated only 9 miles from Drogheda, 45 minutes from Dublin City in a countryside setting with an ancient 13th century Abbey to the rear. This charming cosy barn conversion has an inviting woodburning stove, […]
It measures 4 meters x 6 meters, has 2 loft areas with ladders and an off grid composting WC. The cabin is fully insulated with heat, light and power. The windows are double glazed and the roof is artificial slate to stay in keeping with the main house. A true retreat in the garden and […]
Placed on a temporary site in Seaside. One of the original MEMA cottages renovated and decorated to serve as a dorm for two students. The Seaside Institute purchased 8 MEMA cottages to form an academic village on the Lyceum in Seaside. Inside, the living room ceiling was raised to provide a feeling of spaciousness in […]
In March 2012, I moved to a 100+ year old farmhouse in southwest Michigan on 10 acres, my dream come true, sweeter still because it had a tiny cottage on a wooded hill. This fall, I weatherized the cottage, added a small deck, an outhouse, painted it inside, furnished it, creating a writer’s retreat. With […]
This tiny 1 bed/1 bath shotgun cottage was spotted on Airbnb.com. Excellent example of this historic style of home with many modern improvements. “Two blocks from Magazine Street, restaurants, coffee houses, shops and much more. Convenient to all public transportation. “ See more of this Charming Shotgun Cottage/Uptown in New Orleans.
What began as a kitchen remodel within a historic Aspen mining cottage grew to involve a series of artist studio studies for the backyard of the quaint Hyman Avenue residence known as the Pink House.
Over the last few days the idea of being a tiny houser who lives in an ever commercialized and material world has been on my mind. This is because Steven Harrell wrote to me with the tidy heading “cultivating contentment” after he published my last article at Tiny House Listings.