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. [button href="https://jamaicacottageshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/12x12PottingFort.pdf?x77736" 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 (12x12)[/button]
This Cottage is one of my favorites. It is in response to the many who have asked for a multi purpose building that will keep both happy. It took a year and twelve revisions before this design was finalized. It makes very good use of the space while providing an aesthetically pleasing appearance. The 5’…
This is an example of one of our most popular prefab cabins that has been customized with front porch railings.The custom roof is finished with attractive and long lasting cedar shingles. The siding is white painted pine clapboards.
This cozy 240 square foot eco friendly off the grid tiny home is the perfect solution for your isolated New England property. You will enjoy living in this a three-room tiny house, complete with a bathroom and kitchen. This eco-friendly off the grid cabin design is constructed entirely of Virgin wood. No nasty “off gassing”…
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. A free materials list can be downloaded here for comparison of purchasing the materials locally. [button href="https://jamaicacottageshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/16x16Homesteader.pdf?x77736"…
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…
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.…
Though designed as an office, the quaint front porch and cozy interior make this building an asset to any landscape as a kid’s playhouse, pool house, guesthouse, workshop, cabana, artist studio or simply a personal retreat. [button href="/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/12x26 Apple Blossom Cottage.pdf?x77736" 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…
The Smithaven is the perfect choice for use as a work-shop, artisan studio, backyard office or a stylish storage shed. The extra barn sash and transom windows offer lots of natural light while the dormer adds extra headroom to the space. If you are looking for something to be used year-round we offer many options…
A new design to help you with your housing needs. This cozy cabin is the perfect solution for your isolated New England property, backyard guest house or mother in law cottage. To view a virtual walk through of the tiny house see the video tab below. [button href="[button href="https://jamaicacottageshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/12x16Xylia.pdf?x77736" colorstart="#000000" colorend="#FFFFFF" colortext="#FFFFFF" icon_size="12" class="" target="_blank" color="hint-of-monet-4" align="vertical" width="normal"…
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Just a few years ago, the term “tiny house” didn’t even exist. Now, it’s a movement that is sweeping the nation. So what exactly is this giant movement towards little houses on wheels about?
The typical tiny home is between 125 to 500 square feet. There are many motivations for living tiny, 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 a home 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 on a trailer 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 tiny home owners 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 archives here, at Jamaica Cottage Shop.