Post # 46
I know quite a few people (including couples) who live on canal boats that are like 45ft long and laid out like this:
They all have lived on them for years and seem perfectly happy. It’s not for me but, you know, whatever floats your boat (pun intended).
Post # 47
topeonyornottopeony: It’s interesting you mention the mobile aspect. I watched a documentary on tiny homes, and they mentioned that in many (even most?) places, the home must be “mobile” to comply with zoning issues. I don’t remember the specifics now, but it had something to do with utilities needing to be run a certain way if the residence was “permanent” versus “mobile.” It seemed like a lot of people in the documentary struggled to make their permanent time home mobile, so that they were allowed to reside there legally. I hadn’t remembered this until you just mentioned it!
Post # 48
Hell to the no.
I like my space, and I also really value my alone time. I cannot fathom trying to live in 300sqft with my Darling Husband. Plus I think it would be a terrible thing to do to our dogs.
Post # 49
awrench: I hate to debunk your theory, but I’m 34 years old and with the exception of moving back in w/ my parents a few months ago (in transition/looking for a house/no rental properties available), I’ve been on my own since 18. I LOVE the idea of tiny homes, for multiple reasons, but due to a husband that is 6’6″, he’s flat out against something that small. lol So, I highly doubt I’ll be getting my way on my dream of having a tiny home.
Post # 50
I’d do this in a heartbeat if it was just me. For me AND my husband though? We’d need to push two together, and just have the bedroom be the “shared” space.
…. I actually love this idea now. *goes to research*
Post # 51
Darling Husband and I have thought about building one as a cabin on the lake. The land is expensive but feasible if we would only be building a tiny home. I’d want to invest quite a bit in an extensive outdoor entertaining area, though.
I think the minimalism movement is refreshing and interesting and admirable. While I would like to implement more practices into my everyday life, a tiny house as a permanent home just isn’t realistic for us – but I don’t knock those who can make it work 🙂