This cozy Vermont Post & Beam chalet is in stock and ready to ship.* Whether you use this little retreat for a child’s playhouse, an artist’s studio, road side stand or just a quiet retreat away from the main house, this outdoor shed design stands out above the rest. These small backyard cabin plans detail…
This elegant and modern Vermont Post & Beam domicile is in stock and ships right away.* Where will your Tiny House take you? Our Tiny House On Wheels (or T.H.O.W) options are highly customizable, robust, simple, and charming and offered fully assembled as a shell, 3-season, or Turn-Key 4-Season. All Jamaica Cottage Shop T.H.O.W.s come…
This charming little Vermont Post & Beam shelter is in stock and ships right away.* This little cottage was designed and built for storage and gardening purposes. A sanctuary away from the main house, set among big white pines, close to the perennial gardens. Clients have reported spending evenings on the porch sipping red wine…
This versatile Vermont Post & Beam building is in stock and ships right away.* This building has be designed in response to the many who have asked for a multi purpose shed. It took one year and twelve revisions before this design was finalized. While aesthetically pleasing, it provides extremely versatile space. This design features…
This darling Vermont Post & Beam domicile is in stock and ships right away.* While originally designed as a Pond House, this beautiful cottage has an endless array of uses. Whether it is a potting shed for your garden, a child’s playhouse, a space to watch the sunset or just a place to sit by…
This comprehensive Vermont Post & Beam abode is in stock and ships right away.* This cozy cabin is the perfect solution for your isolated New England property. An enchanting three-room cottage, complete with a bathroom is a wonderful place to relax and escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The kitchen is equipped…
This charming Vermont Post & Beam cottage is in stock and ships right away.* The simple and cozy nature of this design gives it its name, the Love Nest. This 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,…
This simple Vermont Post & Beam shanty is in stock and ships right away.* The Harvester is a tall classic gable design that makes the most of its square footage. This little shanty really is more than meets the eye. The classic exterior is humble and aesthetically pleasing and opens up into a generous tall…
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…
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 of our micro houses for sale.…
This comprehensive cozy Vermont Post & Beam cottage is in stock and ships right away.* The Apple Blossom Cottage is a fully assembled turn-key design creating a serene and simple space that sleeps five. This cottage comes standard with a wood stove, plumbing package, electrical package, and is outfitted for immediate 4-season cozy living. Enjoy…
This delightful Vermont Post & Beam den is in stock and ships right away.* The Smithaven is the perfect choice for use as a workshop, play house, artisan studio, backyard office, tiny house or a stylish storage shed. This design comes standard with an incredible 5 windows to let in lots of natural light, while…
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Just a few years ago, the term “tiny house” didn’t even exist. Now, the little cottage homes movement is sweeping the nation. So what exactly is this giant movement towards little houses on wheels about?
Typical small prefab cottages are between 125 to 500 square feet. There are many motivations for little cottage homes, but one of the greatest principles is simple and free living. The minimalist ideals of tiny home living allow financial freedom and an eco-friendly lifestyle.
While each tiny home is as unique as the fingerprints that built it, putting tiny houses on wheels has become a common theme in the tiny movement. Not only does this provide the ability to have any vantage point from your front porch that a road can lead you to, you’re also able to avoid cumbersome building regulations. Since your home is on a trailer, your registration comes from the Motor Vehicle Department; the zoning and building requirements that come with traditional home building do not apply.
While building little houses on wheels involves less paperwork than a traditional home, you do have to consider how much weight the trailer can hold while designing your home. The weight of the trailer, the home itself, and all of the belongings in it can add up fast. For this reason, many owners of tiny houses on wheels opt to use a double axle trailer, which distributes the weight of the home between two axles, and doubles the total weight the trailer can support.
Another huge question that is probably floating through your mind is the matter of getting water in and out. No matter how simple your life is, all living things need water, and your water will have to be disposed of some way.
Browse our selection of tiny houses on wheels here, at Jamaica Cottage Shop.