When you go inside you’ll find an open living area that converts into a bedroom with the use of a murphy bed. The same living area triples its functionality by serving as an office with the built in desk and shelving in the room. In addition you’ll find a kitchen, bathroom, and upstairs sleeping loft as you continue exploring this tiny cottage below.
So how would you like living simply in a beautiful little cottage like this one? It would definitely do the trick for me! How about for you? Either way, please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you!
Guest Post by Michael Kelley – How I Converted My Garage into a Tiny Home for $6k
We live in a 600 square foot cottage in Ely, NV. We have plenty of space for everything except parties and overnight guests.
Our solution was to convert our humble stand alone garage into a party room/casita. Our home and casita project have been furnished and decorated from yard sales and hand-me-downs from friends.
The casita is approximately 380 square feet and features a separate sleeping area and a bathroom with shower. We wanted an industrial look so we used corrugated metal on about half of the interior walls.
A tool chest serves as a kitchen cabinet with drawers. All of the “kitsch” on the walls was obtained for less than $500.00. We did a lot of the labor but did use a contractor for the plumbing and electoral work.
An evaporative cooler provides cooling and space heaters are used for heat. A coffee pot, toaster, and an induction burner have been sufficient for our guests cooking needs. The remaining garage space is just large enough to house our golf cart.
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