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Summit Tiny Homes The Thistle

Summmit Tiny Homes the Thistle

The Thistle is a 16-foot tiny house, very small by today’s standards. With a gable roof and cedar shake siding. It has a cozy farmhouse interior design. A well-designed floor plan that fits all the essentials in a compact size.

  • Constructed by Summit Tiny Homes in Vernon, BC
  • Long sofa bench with built-in storage. A cozy place to curl up.
  • A wall-mounted electric fireplace framed in wood to match the trim of the windows.
  • Two plans to choose from. One with a ladder and one with stairs.
  • Appliances included in the stairs 1. Hot water tank 2. Microwave 3. Bar fridge.
  • Plus lots of storage. One pull drawer and three of the stairs have lift-up storage. Great for storing shoes, and other seasonal items.

couch and fireplace

Galley Kitchen

  • Located below the loft with 6’4″ headroom with exposed beams.
  • Large sink with loads of storage below.
  • No overhead cabinets but a large window instead. Plus a couple of open shelves for storage.
  • Large countertops on both sides and also where you would put your cooktop. Room for added upper cabinets if you choose.
  • Washer/Dryer combo and large storage cabinet where a drying rack could be added and laundry soup, etc.

kitchen and stairs

Large Bathroom

  • A sliding barn door leads into a large bathroom for such a tiny house.
  • A large shower which is bigger than most in a tiny house.
  • A vanity with a large bowl sink with lots of storage below.
  • A regular flush toilet.
  • Light and airly with a window for ventilation and also a fan.

Bathroom door


Loft Bedroom

  • With the dormers, it makes a little higher ceiling. You can crouth to get around the bed.
  • Plenty of room to sit up in bed and also move around the bed.
  • The gable roof makes for a dynamic roofline with different stains and beams makes it really attractive.
  • A sturdy railing for safety.
  • After seeing the growth in the size of tiny homes over the last decade it is good to see a tiny home that is more like the original ones and so well designed.

loft bedroom

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floor plan with stairs

front of tiny house

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