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.
16 thoughts on “Park Model Cottages to Go”
Hey, just found a great cheap site to buy Park Models.
They have some interesting travel ideas there too
Hope it helps
Where can I get more info on the log cabin #7 pictured on the January blog. Tnx, you have a great blog!
Hi Joe, unfortunately that picture was pulled off of a forum that had no other information about that cabin. I’ve done more research but so far have been unable to get more information.
Ever since I’ve gotten into tiny houses I’ve wondered about these… One of the problems for me is finding where I can put this (being under 55).
And how do you pull these? Can you still pull these with a heavy duty truck or do you have to get it towed by an even larger vehicle?
and a Park Model costs how much? 🙂
Found it in the reference article:
Smaller and less well insulated than manufactured houses, park models are considered personal property like cars and boats. But they can be winterized for use in all seasons. 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.
Skyline has some nice log looking models … check the ones built in Indiana or California:
Very interested in purchasing one of these for investment…please send infor.& photos, financing, etc…ms moeller
I have seen this very same thing & actually found the website that sells park model homes just like the ones here, & they are built in Athens Texas. http://www.athensparkhomes.com
Would like floor plans and more info# would like info
And brochures sent to me..
Darlene, you need to contact the company, this is just a post about them.