Called park models because they can be parked anywhere, they are a maximum of 400 square feet under federal guidelines and therefore not taxed as permanent dwellings, making them an attractive option for beach, lake or mountain retreats.
Though they are considered recreational vehicles, they look more like small houses. They are available in many different varieties. From rustic to modern and sophisticated, you decide what style is best for you.
Glassic Kitchen and Living Area
Costing $20,000 to $80,000, they are subject to sales tax when purchased, and depending on the state or the municipality, they may require annual licensing and registration, for fees from $30 to about $300.
The New York Times has a great article on this style of living. To read “A Resort Cottage to Go” Click Here.
There are several manufactures of Park Homes and I have listed a few below:
- Dutch Park Homes Inc.
- Park Model Direct
- Superior Park Model Homes
- Woodland Park Inc.
Park Model photos produced by Breckenridge.