Construction company selling tiny houses for $10,500

Construction company 84 Lumber have a new range of tiny houses that start at $10500 for the DIY version.
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Construction company 84 Lumber have a new range of tiny houses that start at $10500 for the DIY version.

A new company is selling homes for just $10500, if you're able to set it up yourself.

US-based construction company  84 Lumber have a new range of tiny houses that won't break your housing budget.

There are four models available in various stages of construction - ranging from DIY mode, semi DIY mode, or move-in ready.

The tiny houses are built on a steel trailer meaning they can be set up anywhere.
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The tiny houses are built on a steel trailer meaning they can be set up anywhere.

Prices start at NZ$10538 for the DIY package.

Currently, the 'Roving' model is the only one on the market, with models "Shonsie​", "Degsy​" and a reported fourth style are still in prototype stage. 

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The designers believe that just because you’re in a tiny house doesn’t mean you can’t have a proper kitchen.
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The designers believe that just because you’re in a tiny house doesn’t mean you can’t have a proper kitchen.

 

 

 

The loft bedroom. Not recommended for the extremely tall.
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The loft bedroom. Not recommended for the extremely tall.

The move-in ready option comes fully furnished with a composting toilet, cork flooring, Energy Star-certified appliances, and LED lighting.

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The DIY Package is less comprehensive, but includes architectural blueprints, a materials list, and a trailer.

Beyond the miniature porch is the front door to slim living room/kitchen, that sits below the loft 'bedroom'. 

The kitchen comes kitted it out with walnut butcher block tops, a stainless steel sink, an electric cook-top, designer taps and a built-in kitchen table. 

There's also a separate bathroom with a barn-style sliding door. 

At only four metres high and 14.3 square metres of floor space, the tiny houses have very small energy and resource input and can be set up almost anywhere as they are built on a steel trailer. 

The tiny houses will be available in 84 Lumber's 200 stores across the US, demonstrating that the 'small house' movement may be more than just a fad and an attractive solution to rising house prices.

Manufacturing the non-DIY packages takes approximately 8-10 weeks.

The company have not yet announced whether they will be shipping the models internationally, however they do send other pre-fabricated homes to Australasia.

 

 

 - domain.com.au

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