Jenine’s Tiny House for Sale

Jenine's house

I have covered Jenine’s tiny house as she built it in the town of Healdsburg several years ago. At the time we only lived a few miles apart and so I was able to watch her progress over several visits. Jenine’s life has changed and it is time for her to sell her beloved tiny house. Here are the details from Jenine. You can visit her earlier posts here. On a trailer, UpdateOpen House, For Sale “once before”

Have you dreamt of living in a small, mobile, eco-friendly home? This is a one of a kind 8 foot x 16 foot living space on a dual axle flatbed trailer.

Hand-built for maximum energy efficiency with a passive solar design in combination with rigid foam insulation. A light-filled gem with sleeping loft, oak ceilings, fir flooring and kitchenette with old growth redwood siding and a marble counter-top. Includes high end doors and mini-bay window, featuring a petit french door and window. Full trailer hook-ups for electric, propane, and water. Ready to go off-grid with any solar, wind, or hydro power system. Bathroom not included.

PRICE REDUCTION! Only $10,000

Featured in Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter by Lloyd Kahn
Sold As-Is. Must sell ASAP. Cash only.

Call Jenine at (707) 535-9109

downstairs bedkitchen arealoftexterior

Tiny House Magazine Issue 11

Tiny House Magazine Issue 11 is out featuring a Zen House built in the Oregon woods, a converted school bus to a family home,  a reclaimed floor converted into a table, design inspiration by Andrew Odom, an update on the T@B trailer by Christina Nellemann, and much more.

To get your issue

Click Here

Tiny House Magazine Issue 11

Reclaimed Wood Blog

My good friend Greg Cater and former high school classmate recently started a blog about reclaimed wood. Tiny house folks are very much into refocusing products into their homes and many of you have used reclaimed wood to build your tiny homes.

Recently, Greg and I went on a tour of The Wooden Duck in Berkeley, California. Eric Gellerman the owner of the Wooden Duck gave us an extensive tour of the factory.

The shop is setup with a nice workflow in a horseshoe pattern. Raw materials are on one side and completed furniture comes out the other. Each piece is custom and unique. This is not a factory.

I would like to encourage you to go read Greg’s post by clicking on this link. We Were Green When It Was Just A Color. If you are interesting in seeing more of his projects sign up to his newsletter and check back regularly. Greg is currently posting twice a week and I think that you will find much inspiration and many project ideas by following the Reclaimed Wood Blog.

Greg and Erick

reclaimed wood tables

The Wooden Duck

Jenine’s Tiny House for Sale

My friend Jenine Alexander who just happens to live in the same town as I do is selling her tiny home. A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to watch Jenine build this unique home. Janine’s home is built mainly of reclaimed wood and other materials. You can view a post on the beginning of her build here. An update on the tiny house by clicking here, an open house here,  and several videos at this link.

Jenine’s life has changed and she is needing to raise funds for a business she and her partner are going into. Jenine hopes to build another tiny home at some later time but for now needs to part with her tiny home. Here is the information on the house. I have also posted a few pictures and a video so you see it here.

Tiny House For Sale

  • Jenine Alexander Original
  • Rigid Foam Insulation – Two Sleeping Lofts
  • Price 25k – 40k (She is willing to work out a deal with you)
  • Email Me – Serious Inquires Only
Jenine say’s: “I’ve decided to sell the first tiny house I built. It wasn’t an easy decision, but I’ll be happy to sell it to someone else who loves it. I’ve created this email address for the sale forsaletinyhouse@gmail.com. The price is flexible, depending on if someone wants to buy it as-is, or customized. If you could send this on or post it, I’d appreciate it. I’m in Northern California near Santa Rosa. I encourage anyone who is seriously interested to email me to set up a time to come see it.”

tiny house for sale

Continue reading

Reclaimed Wood for Tiny Houses

Pat Crowe of Echo Reclamation recently sent some photos of a modified Tumbleweed Lusby he completed using reclaimed materials. He wanted to let me know that he is offering the materials for sale to tiny home builders interested in completing their homes in this way.

Pat is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The client who contracted the Lusby contraction wanted all reclaimed wood, so the interior ceiling, loft floors, walls, doors, cabinets, closets and shelves are all made of antique pine (pre-1930) that Pat brought from Texas, his home state. The exterior is of pine siding salvaged in Texas from a c. 1915 house that was slated for demolition. This is southern pine, much of it longleaf, and is beautiful material.

Pat says that using this type of material is more expensive to purchase and requires more labor to use, so it’s not a money-saving deal. But, if someone is looking for character and the satisfaction of participating in the salvage of wonderful old wood, it’s worth the extra cost. Continue reading