The Laveo™ Dry Flush toilet is a comfortable and discrete plumbing option for your tiny house. The economical disposal system is odorless, does not require chemicals and takes less than a minute to clean. Take your Laveo dry flush toilet anywhere. It can be used in a tiny house, camp, cottage or cabin.
The main entrance to any building can reveal much about its inhabitants. Jamaica Cottage Shop’s wooden round door design is for clients who are looking to create an enchanting, attention-grabbing entrance for a treehouse, playhouse, cottage, tiny house, backyard studio, or barn.
The Love Nest design features an integrated porch with keyhole style entrance and two comfy built in benches. It works perfectly as a she shed, summer camp building, pond house or playhouse. Add the insulation package and woodstove to turn it into a four season cabin that can be enjoyed year round. The decorative lattice…
Another new Tiny House design from Jamaica Cottage Shop cozy enough to be used as a cottage, tiny home, guesthouse, kid's bunkhouse, hunting cabin, or use it for that home workshop, artist studio, pond house or even country garden shed. [button href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/jamaicacottageshop.com/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/16x16Homesteader.pdf" colorstart="#000000" colorend="#FFFFFF" colortext="#FFFFFF" icon_size="12" class="" target="_blank" color="hint-of-monet-4" align="vertical" width="normal" icon="" ]View Specification Sheet…
Whether you refer to it as your Man-Cave, She-Shed, woodworking, pottery, painting, or silversmithing studio, or a sanctuary and think-tank for all of you part-time or serious Hobbyists, this new design is perfect for whatever you choose to use it for. Not only can it be used as a Hobby House, it’s also perfect for…
This versatile new design from Jamaica Cottage Shop is one of the sweet answers to all of your steep roof pitch and tall wall height requests. Not only can it be used as a cottage, tiny house, guesthouse, kids' bunkhouse, or hunting cabin, but it’s also perfect for a home work shop, artist studio, and even garden shed. [button…
Delivered to your land from our facility in Southern Vermont, this charming 8×16 tiny house on a trailer is ready for year round use in harsh climates. It is completely self-sufficient set up for remote of locations. The fully assembled shell option is for an un-insulated building without the trailer. Call us toll-free to find…
This little Cabin was originally designed as a playhouse for a child in Pennsylvania. A joint effort between the client and our staff, this unique cabin retreat is in a league of its own. The Bayside can be outfitted with many options to turn it into a four season cabin, playhouse, office or art studio.…
Look no further, this is the perfect solution for your isolated New England property. An enchanting three-room tiny home complete with a bathroom and solar system is where to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and relax. See below for specifications and walk through video tours. [button href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/jamaicacottageshop.com/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/14x20-Solar-Cabin.pdf" colorstart="#000000" colorend="#FFFFFF" colortext="#FFFFFF" icon_size="12"…
Our Florida Room design is one of our largest outdoor hot tub enclosures. We have created this structure to complement your garden and enhance the functionality and value of your outdoor living area. This is the perfect space to relax in the hot tub and watch the sunset without he nuisance of biting insects. [button…
Natures Head composting toilet is proudly made in the USA. This toilet is self-contained and has a totally waterless operation, which makes it perfect for use in a tiny house, cabin, home, workshop, RV, boat or survival application. It’s lightweight, compact, and odorless! The toilet with its stainless steel hardware, robust construction and user friendliness…
Delivered to your land from our facility in Southern Vermont, this charming 8×16 tiny house on a trailer is ready for year round use in harsh climates. It is completely self-sufficient set up for remote of locations. The fully assembled shell option is for an un-insulated building with the trailer. Call us toll-free to find…
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Owning a tiny house is a pragmatic way to enjoy a liberating minimalist lifestyle and cut your expenses, but it’s important to understand the practicalities before you begin.
Before you buy your tiny house, get a clear idea of where you’ll be allowed to put it. Counties, townships, and cities all have their own zoning regulations. Many of these allow for one tiny house on a plot of land that, in some areas, can be as small as 450 square feet. Others allow for a tiny house as an ADU (accessory dwelling unit), also known as a “mother-in-law apartment.”
Tiny houses are often welcome at mobile home parks and an ever-increasing number of tiny house communities are springing up around the country. Some campgrounds also allow tiny houses, although the amount of time you can live there might be limited.
Whether or not you want a permanent foundation will also affect your options in regard to zoning regulations.
More Choices, More Freedom
A tiny house makes it possible to purchase a beautiful, comfortable home outright, and live without a mortgage hanging over your head. A home such as the fanciful Charlavail or rustic Gibraltar Cabin provides everything you need at a fraction of the cost of a traditional house. A home without excess space also keeps your heating, cooling, and other utility bills down.
With lower monthly bills, you’ll have the freedom to cut back on work and do more of what you enjoy. If you decide move across the country, you can take off with only minimal planning.
While zoning regulations can sometimes create an inconvenience, there are still plenty of options for flexible, low-cost tiny house living. Explore free plans for tiny houses with and without loft options. Many of our tiny houses for sale have ground floor bedrooms with sleeping platforms including Murphy beds and other forms are fold away furniture. Browse our selection of tiny house kits, plans & prefabricated tiny houses.