This Tiny House (on Wheels) by Kim Rak

Long a fan of good design, innovative ideas and travel, I first mentioned the tiny house on wheels designs Jamaica Cottage Shop was working on in a post I did in March, when the design was still only a frame.

Tiny house recreational vehicle

                              Portable and mobile tiny house

Since then, Jamaica Cottage Shop showed this little gem (it is after all, only 8’ x 16’) for the first time at the Burlington (Vermont) Home Show in mid-April.

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                        Tiny House At The Burlington VT Home Show

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                                                     Vermont Home Show Tiny House

As soon as the show opened, the lines formed.

I especially like this short youtube video (5:49), by Derek Dedricksen, a DIY HGTV host & author, that explains some important aspects to this particular tiny house on wheels, that you don’t see often enough – one in particular that really stood out to me, was the egress windows in the loft for fire precautions. But there are more that jumped out as thoughtful additions – the high quality marine heater, the solid farmhouse hidden door with really good slides, to go in between the bathroom and rest of the house, the solar package, hot water pressure, composting loo, and shower.

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                                                                 Derek “Deek” Diedricksen

Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (, Author of “Microshelters” and “Humble Homes, Simple Shacks”), gives us a one-take impromptu tour of a brand new tiny house on wheels that was built and designed by Domenic Mangano of the Jamaica Cottage Shop in Vermont. (

These interior & exterior still shots show some of the things that make this a special tiny living space.

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                                                                     Tiny House Interior


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                                                                             Tiny House Loft

Tiny House utility

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    1. Please contact me with pricing for Tiny House on wheels.