Not everyone that’s a tiny house enthusiast can always move into a tiny home.
But that hasn’t stopped some people from building them and using them for something else.
In this case, this woman is using a tiny home that used to be part of a house truck as a revamped vacation rental in her backyard.
So when it gets rented out she gets to earn some money on the side for minimal work.
Tiny Homes as Backyard Vacation Rentals?
I urge you to enjoy the rest of the tour of this backyard double lofted micro cottage below (and in the comments let us know what else you might use a tiny shelter for other than living in it yourself):
Interior: Living Room, Kitchen and Bathroom
Close Up of Kitchen
View from the Other Side (And One of the Lofts)
And if not then she has extra space for family, friends and guests that she might want to invite.
Plus she can always decide to move in her backyard tiny house and rent out her big house if she ever wanted to simplify drastically.
This Tiny Structure Used to be Part of a House Truck
The home’s name is Cedric. And the structure actually used to be part of a house truck!
Now it has been converted into a lovely micro house with living room, kitchen, bathroom and plenty of loft space for sleeping.
Double Lofted Tiny House
In fact, it’s completely capable of sleeping an entire family. One loft for mom and dad and the other for the kids to share.
VIDEO: Tour the Cedric Tiny House and Interview with Owner
Something Wrong with Tiny House Rentals?
Some people get angry when tiny homes are used as vacation rentals to make money.
At first this really peeved me too. It made me mad though mostly because there’s just a general lack of tiny homes available in most areas.
Here’s What I Really Think
But the truth is that I think it’s great when anyone builds tiny because it exposes the idea to more people.
In other words, I think it’s a great start. And no, I don’t think tiny house rentals are wrong. I think they’re good. Because the more tiny houses, the better. And over time we’ll see more and more options for awesome and affordable tiny house living. I know it.
What else would you use tiny structures for besides to live in yourself?
Would you build a community if you had the resources?
Or maybe just an extra one on your property to rent out? Or to house a loved one?
We’d all love to hear your ideas and dreams in the comments below.
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