A Cabin in the Woods – By Kim Rak

I recently came across this charming photo of one of Jamaica Cottage Shops first Gibraltar Cabins, back when the only size they made was the 12’ x 20’ (now they have no less than 6 standard sizes to choose from). The siding has naturally weathered to this idyllic fairy tale patina, the landscaping has grown […]

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Turn a Tiny House into an AirBnB Rental – By Kim Rak

Considering how easily a tiny house can be settled onto acreage, it is not surprising that the tiny house community has discovered how quickly a profit can be turned from renting out these charming little spaces. Enthusiasts (including families who are considering a downsize in their life) want to experience the tiny house lifestyle. Couples […]

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More on Sap Houses by Kim Rak

Recently this short info piece came up on Jamaica Cottage Shops facebook page, and I thought it very interesting and worth a share. “A sugar shack, also known as sap house, sugar house, sugar shanty or sugar cabin (French: cabane à sucre) is a semi-commercial establishment, prominent mainly in Eastern Canada (although in some of […]

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