Mary and her husband reached out to show off their amazing 371 square foot garage-turned-tiny-house. The couple wanted a vacation spot on the pricey Coronado Island in California, so they bought the “big home” and then spent $25,000 renovating the adjacent garage into their holiday home.
The result is a sleek and modern one-floor apartment just minutes away from bars, beaches and beauty! While Mary did this so as a vacation property, it’s not a bad idea for your full-time residence depending on permitting rules. You could easily cover a mortgage payment by renting out the main house, and enjoy a tiny “rent-free” life in the garage! What do you think?
Enjoy the photo tour below. Thanks for sharing, Mary!
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Sleek & Modern 371 Sq. Ft. Garage Conversion
The main living space with a compact kitchen area.
You walk into the living room.
Television and table and chairs for two.
Door to the bedroom.
A murphy bed means *no loft*
All the basics needed for cooking up a meal on vacation.
Awesome tiled wall in the bathroom!
Step outside onto a little private patio area.
The couple, enjoying beachin’ it!
- Coronado Island in California
- Cost $25,000 to renovate
- 70-year-old garage
- 371 square feet
- 3/4 bathroom
- Studio-style bedroom/living space
- Rent out “big house” to tenants
- 470sf Garage Converted into AMAZING Modern Living Space
- From Garage to Guest House: Rockridge Casita
- Couple’s LEGAL Garage Tiny Home and Van Life
Our big thanks to Mary for sharing! 🙏
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