Tour of the used tiny house we lived in for 2 1/2 years – an Alpenlite 34 ft. RV. Great use of space. Living this way enabled them to save up as they were building their new home. They sold it later and recouped almost all of their original investment (minus a little which amounted to $66/month). Very clever.
In this clip, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen (HGTV’s “Tiny House Builders”, and “The Micromen”) talks to Trekker Trailers honcho Andrew Bennett about his tiny house on wheels (while on display at the Florida Tiny House Festival outside St. Augustine)- a vardo/gypsy wagon of only 50 square feet in size. While tiny, this structure still includes a bathroom and shower, food prep area, sleeping space for two, a desk, fridge, and storage!
John Paul is living the life, splitting time between his tiny house in the Blue Mountains of Australia and his stealth camping van, which doubles as a rent-free central Sydney apartment during the work week.
Christine is a dental assistant who decided that she wanted to live in a tiny house for three reasons: because she likes small, cozy spaces, because she wanted to be comfortable financially, and because she wanted to have a smaller environmental footprint.
For this young family, life in a tiny house is largely centred around a desire to live with a lighter footprint and do something good for the environment.
We’re excited to feature Richard today. Richard reevaluated his life after a motorcycle accident, quit his job and sold his house, and now lives in a 54 sq. ft. micro home he build himself.