Tortoise Shell Home Update

Bill Kastrinos from Tortoise Shell Home contacted me recently to let me know that they have officially moved to Southern California. So a loss for us here in Sonoma County, but a real plus for people in Southern California looking for a great tiny home builder. Their new location is in Cedarpines Park and you can get their contact information at the contact page of the Tortoise Shell Home website.

Bill wanted to let me know that they are now offering bare trailers for sale. Here are the details:

  1. 15,000# G.V.W.
  2. RV axles, 3
  3. 6 leveling jacks
  4. Removable tongue
  5. Emergency break away kit
  6. 8 inch channel
  7. Cross members on 4ft centers
  8. 8ft wide outrigger to outrigger, and the bed is 28ft long

Tortoise Shell Home is selling these for $3,900. I have put a couple of pictures below so you can get an idea what they are like.

If you are interested contact Bill either by phone at 707-206-7581 or by email info@tortoiseshellhome.com. Let Bill know you heard about them at the Tiny House Blog.

Thanks for the update Bill and good luck at your new location.

trailer 1

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For Sale Tortoise Shell Home

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

For Sale Tortoise Shell Prototype

Sold!

Bill Kastrinos of Tortoise Shell Home is selling his 8′ x 24′ prototype. Bill is selling a partially completed prototype at a reduced price until January 27. The house though unfinished includes a separate bedroom, living area, kitchen and a bathroom with a built in shower. It is fully insulated and has dual pane windows. It just needs your own special touch to complete it and to make it you own.

Bill is asking an incredibly low price of just $5,800 but you need to jump on it quickly as it is only available through January 27 at this low price. Give Bill a call at 707-486-4320 and let him know you heard about it on the Tiny House blog.