Small Houses You Won't Find in Any Subdivision

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Jay Shafer does not like vacuuming or dusting or, probably more importantly, having a big footprint and using up too many non- renewable resources.

Here is is in front of one of his homes (this photo may be copywrited). His video is rather fascinating as you tour one of his houses. It includes interior shots and explanations of his concepts. He has appeared on Oprah and on numereous magazine covers.

He is not even the only person building such structures, either.  Gregory Johnson, founder of the small house society writes a blog showing all kinds of people engaged in this movement and many examples of the tiny little structures.  How would you host a large Thanksgiving dinner in one of these?

Well, really you wouldn't nor would that be a high priority to you. 

When so many people rattle around in a 4,0000 square house with 5 bathrooms, this provides quite a contrast and a very interesting perspective on a lifestyle quite different from urban or suburban living.

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Rainmaker
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Scott Lewis
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The Bald Man Group

Wow, I'd like to see interior pics. An interesting concept.

September 19, 2010 07:26 PM
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Susan Haughton, REALTOR Alexandria VA Homes for Sale

Very cool - I loved seeing the interior as I have seen articles about these houses, but could not visualize how it would work.  That bedroom would so not work for us, though - LOL - the dog couldn't navigate those steps...and it makes me slightly claustrophic!  But downstairs is cool and I can see how some people could live like that.

 

September 19, 2010 07:40 PM
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Liz Flint
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Hi Barbara, cute little house.  How many square feet its it?  You would have to be organized to live in such a small space.

September 19, 2010 07:43 PM
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Richard Wilson
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Cherry Creek Properties, LLC

Great idea for some folks.  Downsizing to the extreme!  Possibly something a farm and ranch Realtor could afford.  :-)

September 19, 2010 08:02 PM
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Barbara Chatterton
Middleton Wisconsin Realtor
The Stark Company

Thanks-check out the video link, Scott-it is pretty cool!

Yes, Susan, sort of like sleeping in a train compartment-gotta have your pooch, too!

He has many designs, Liz!  You sure would have to be organized!

Very affordable, Richard. : )  It can move around easily to different parts of the ranch, too. : )

September 19, 2010 08:59 PM
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Judi K Barrett
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Barbara,

There is quite a movement toward this type of "home".  Beats being homeless for sure. I don't think I could do that.  It would be claustrophobic..

September 19, 2010 09:42 PM
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Tina Gleisner
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Thanks for sharing Barbara as I have only seen one other "tiny" house like this one.

September 20, 2010 07:44 PM
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Barbara Chatterton
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It would be very confining, Judi!  That is for sure!

Hi Tina-you are one up on me till I saw this!  Interesting, isn't it?

LOL Eric- "normal" CMA's are hard enough!  : )

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