When it comes to unique homes, we’re on a roll… This month at Decoist, we’ve delighted in featuring a range of one-of-a-kind dwellings, from houseboats to upcycled silos. Today we take a peek into the world of houses on wheels. What makes them so alluring? Their mobility? Their compact size? Their modern design? You decide!
In fact, the homes on wheels featured in today’s post are not grand in scale. They’re not over-the-top in terms of style. And they’re anything but fancy inside. But here’s the appeal: they are cleverly designed to maximize space. And there’s something special about a dwelling that can be easily transported, opening a world of possibilities…
Tall Man’s Tiny House
We begin with Tall Man’s Tiny House, a home designed by brothers Adam and Aaron Leu, (who are both 6′ 7″ tall–hence the name of the home)! What makes a house tiny? Generally, the phrase “tiny house” refers to a dwelling that is less than 1,000 square feet. And this compact home definitely qualifies… [from ThisWeek Community News]
Built on the frame of a 1970s-era motor home, this home sold for $27,000. Note the board-and-batten cedar siding and double-pane glass windows that adorn the front of the dwelling… [from Tall Man's Tiny House]
The interior of the home boasts features such as custom cabinets and pinewood flooring. In addition to the kitchen, this 130 square-foot home includes a bathroom, a living room and a loft (not included in the square footage). Side note: the walls of the home feature painted hardboard, and the ceiling is crafted from maple plywood. [from Tall Man's Tiny House]