Tiny homes have become a trend all over the world as people are becoming more focused on helping the environment and living a more eco-friendly minimalist type lifestyle. These types of habitats are found on large pieces of land, and some developers have even started tiny home communities.
Tiny Homes and DIY home kits are growing in popularity as they are an ideal space for a single person or a couple. Seniors are rapidly taking to the idea of utilizing tiny homes as they are a viable option over assisted or independent living.
1Lillevilla Escape Wood Cabin Kit | 113 SQF
2Allwood Ranger Cabin Kit | 259 SQF + 168 SQF Loft
320ft/40ft Expandable Solar Container House | 150- 305 SQF
There are many manufacturers of these type of structures, and some are even built in shipping containers. The idea behind utilizing these for homes started decades ago, but a man named Phillip Clark received the first patent in November 1987.
4Prefab DIY Building Cabin Home | 1000 SQF
Since then containers such as these have been transformed into many different types of living quarters. In the past, some people have used them for quest rooms on their ranches, for deer leases, but most recently people have begun to utilize these as their primary residence.
5Timber Frame Engineered Cabin Home | 1409 SQF
The idea of Amazon being able to ship a home seems farfetched, but this amazing company was created with convenience in mind so having these fully furnished modular homes readily available for consumers is genius. Making sure that every product you need is open and ready to ship at a moments notice is the premise behind the success of Amazon.
6Prefab DIY Laminated Log House Kit | 1290 SQF
The basic “container” habitats available to purchase on Amazon are approximately 320 square feet total in size. Upon delivery, they are move-in ready as they contain all furniture, a bedroom, a living area, a kitchenette, and bathroom facilities. All kitchen appliances and heating and air conditioning units are also included for the $36,000 average price.
7Allwood Eagle Vista Cabin Kit | 1336 SQF
Amazon is famous for its Prime Shipping option, but that is not available for this kind pf purchase. Tiny home shipping fees vary, but are surprisingly reasonable anywhere in the continental United States. Most tiny homes can be placed on a solid concrete slab or sonotube fittings, and some of the smaller models can be refitted for trailers.
With a little creativity and personal touches added, these homes are ideal for people who are not wanting the maintenance of their family homes and are wanting to simplify their lives.