Tiny House in a Landscape

by Kent Griswold on January 18th, 2014. 10 Comments

This weeks Tiny House in a Landscape of the the Wheelhaus Wedge set in the beautiful state of Wyoming. This is one one of my favorite park model homes and I hope to one day visit and stay in one of these. Actually the model I personally like the best is the Caboose style. If you are interested in seeing more of Wheelhaus designs click here.

These park models are located in a high end resort called Fireside Resort at the Jackson Hole Campground. Here is what they say about themselves.

Jackson Hole’s first nature lodging experience and only luxury summer and ski cabin resort. Each of our 19 one-bedroom Fireside Cabins represent a combination of both rustic and modern design. Located just minutes from the slopes and Grand Teton National Park, Firside Resort is the perfect choice for all seasons. Jackson Hole luxury lodging that is truly one of a kind.

This is the kind of understated quality, simplified luxury and access to nature that you can relax yourself into. Warm and inviting. Rustic and simple. Cozy up in one of our many Jackson Hole cabin rentals. Your own private campfire is just a match away. The s’mores are on us!

No this is not an ad, I’m just really impressed and I love the photo of the tiny home/cabin in a landscape. Do you have a favorite place in a beautiful setting? Please send your photo to me at tinyhouseblog (at) gmail.com. Thank you!

Wheelhaus Wedge cabin

For Sale Tortoise Shell Home

by Kent Griswold on July 20th, 2012. 6 Comments

Tortoise Shell Home for sale 8′ x 24′. The house includes a separate bedroom, living area, kitchen and a bathroom with a built in shower. It is fully insulated and has dual pane windows.

Specifications:
  • Corrugated galvanized steel siding
  • 18g and 20g galvanized steel frame
  • R-13 floor, walls, ceiling
  • 5000btu A/C
  • 11,000btu Rinnai wall heater
  • 240v Incinolet Electric Compost toilet
  • 4ft shower, 36in vanity
  • Cabinets built of plywood
  • Windows, vinyl XO dual pane casement
  • Sliding glass door Vinyl XO dual pane
  • Entry door XO dual pane glass, steel door
  • Pex piping throughout
  • 12/2 wiring through out
  • 125amp entry panel
  • It is a park model
  • with simple gray water
  • No holding tanks
  • Regular RV hook-ups
  • Full water pressure, not RV
  • 6 gal electric tank hot water heater
  • Commercial steel roof, forest green
  • Soffits and facias galvanized steel

Asking $23,000. Give Bill Kastrinos a call at 707-486-4320 or 909-589-0583 and let him know you heard about it on the Tiny House blog.

flooring

exterior detail

Incinolet toilet

kitchen cabinets

Cavco Park Model for Sale

by Kent Griswold on July 5th, 2012. 16 Comments

Welcome to your new home!

by Cynthia Casey

Designed by upscale maker Fleetwood/Cavco, largest manufacturer of vacation/park model homes in the USA. Located in Anacortes, Washington ready to be moved to your own site.

It is LIKE NEW! There are over $20,000 in designer upgrades, Knotty Alder cabinets, Rustic Alder interior package, Green Metal roof over home and porch, 8′ covered porch, Mahogany Stained Smart panel lap siding, Tuscany hardware package, bronze ceiling fans and professionally designed stairs, and porch extension and so much more!

There are approx. 399 beautiful square feet of living space with high ceilings, full size kitchen appliances, full size toilet, sink and shower! There are built in’s everywhere you have to see it to believe the space and storage!

We are asking $45,000 the original price was well over $60,000. Contact Cynthia Casey 773-255-0978 or bellababe1228@gmail.com

Cavco Park Model side view

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WheelHaus Wedge Cabin

by Kent Griswold on February 29th, 2012. 54 Comments

I featured the WheelHaus cabins in a previous post and the company is coming up with some great new designs. I thought you would enjoy their latest park model cabin called the Wedge. This is a manufactured park model home built in Wyoming and an alternative for tiny house living.

The “Wedge” design features an angled roof, which starts low above the bedroom and builds to 17 feet in the living room. Trapezoidal windows grow similarly from back to front, offering natural light while maintaining privacy. The front of the cabin is almost entirely glass. A large sliding glass door opens to a private deck.

Each cabin has one bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen/living room and a private deck. The ceilings and exterior are covered with reclaimed Wyoming snow fencing. Continue Reading »