This is a 30 year old classic Mercedes Van now happily serving as the Surf Bus.

Since it’s a big van, it would make for an absolutely awesome little home on wheels for van dwelling and adventuring.

If traveling is something that’s on your agenda, maybe you can consider a similar set up?

In this case, the bus stays put in the countryside of De Woude, North Holland, Netherlands.

Here you’re near Amsterdam and the North Sea Beach. Have a look below, learn more, consider staying (if you want), and enjoy!

Related: Woman Turns a Short School Bus into her own DIY Tiny Cottage on Wheels

Tiny Living in the Surf Bus Cozy Camper Van

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Images © Michel/Airbnb

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Here’s an original 1954 Alhoa 16ft travel trailer housed inside of a 6000 sq. ft. converted warehouse in downtown Los Angeles.

Best of all, you can stay here if you’re ever wanting to be in the Art District of Downtown LA. The trailer is used as an extra bedroom for guests.

I can’t help but think of a similar warehouse set up with tiny houses on trailers. Plus an area to of course design and build more of them. Just a thought. But either way I think you might find this place to be pretty darn awesome.

Related: Man Rehabs an old Travel Trailer into his own 100 Sq. Ft. Tiny Home

16′ Travel Trailer Inside Converted Artist Warehouse

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Images © Airbnb/Harley

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This 7’5″ by 18″ Acorn 2 tiny home for sale is designed and built by Nelson Tiny Houses in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.

It has a front covered porch, gable roof, dormers, and the porch folds up for travel. Inside you’ll find a shower, RV flush toilet, kitchen with double sink, oven, marine grade heater, an upstairs sleeping loft, solar kit, and more.

The flooring has R30 insulation and the walls have R20. There’s LED lighting throughout to conserve energy. Learn more, take the tour, watch the video, and if interested see the links below.

Acorn 2 Tiny Home For Sale by Nelson Tiny Houses

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This tiny cabin built by father and son for sale is a guest post by Henry Marmol

My son Nick and I built a semi tiny cabin in Wisconsin which can be used as a park model style home or can be placed on private land. The cabin is 14 x 20 with a loft space. This home is not on wheels so ideally it would be moved only once in order to keep costs down.

During the time we spent building the cabin we really became aware of the tiny house movement and it inspired us to build something small but with normal framing that is built to last and hold its value much like a regular home so that it can also be a long time investment that will increase in value and not decrease in value as most park models or trailer homes do.

Father/Son Built 392 Sq. Ft. Tiny Cabin For Sale

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Images © Henry Marmol

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I wanted to share this small house located in Seaside, Florida with you.

Although it’s 1,035 sq. ft. which is much bigger than most houses seen on here this two bedroom/two bath with a sleeping loft is worth taking a look at.

It seems like a great small space design for a family of 6?

What do you think?

Going into the house through the French doors you are immediately in the living area which has nice vaulted ceilings.

The living room, dining area and kitchen are lined against the left side of the house with the two bedrooms and two bathrooms on the right side of the house. One of the bathrooms even leads to an outdoor shower.

There are two different ladders that take you up to the sleeping loft where shown here there are three more beds.

I love the look and feel of this classic Florida cottage.  Having a large porch can provide additional space for the entire family to hang out together.

See what you think of this small house below.

1035 Sq. Ft. Florida Cottage for a Family of Six

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Images © Seaside Community Realty

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This one of a kind 688 sq. ft. transforming apartment is located in the Bastille district of Paris called the Bastille St. Nicolas Loft.

It has two bedrooms, one bathroom and can sleep up to four people comfortably.

Inside you’ll find hidden storage areas, sliding walls, raised wooden floors, and more.

An office area is available by pulling out part of a wall which gives you a functional desk.

This small apartment is available for sale as I write this for an asking price of 650,000 euros. It’s also currently available as a vacation rental. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below.

Transforming Apartment in Paris For Sale (And Rent)

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Yoga Teacher Building his own Tiny Home – A guest post by John Cole

Hey Alex (and Tiny House Newsletter readers),

I love your website! It’s helped me dive deeper into the tiny house community and expand my knowledge so much to help with my own build. Here’s a little about me and my story:

I’m 24 years old and teach yoga at the Mt. Washington Resort in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. My apartment lease ran out at the end of August so I’ve been camping in the beautiful fall foliage while I work four days out of the week and the other three days I drive 2 hours down to Dover where I’m building the house.

I first heard of tiny houses about a year and a half ago. I really fell in love with them when I was in the middle of a cleanse and at a loss of what to do with myself, so I started researching them; the seed had been planted. From there my passion grew more and more gathering all the info I could about plans, layouts, building practices etc… I started teaching myself how to use sketch up and design everything. I would scour craigslist everyday looking for a suitable trailer until one day last summer I finally found the one. Its about 7.5′ x 20′. I got it for $400 from a guy in Maine. My friend Seth helped tow it to my parents house where I proceeded to spend the summer greasing the bearings, rewiring brakes/lights, and the labor intensive process of grinding all the rust off. I covered the trailer in POR and Seth welded reinforcements all over.

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