This is the story of a couple who built a 400-square-foot backyard cottage in their Seattle backyard and then moved in.
Also, they rented out their big house. Genius, right? Sounds pretty smart to me! What do you think? By the way, this story is brought to you thanks to Jenna at Tiny House Giant Journey.
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They Built a Small Cottage In Their Backyard And Rented Out Their Big House… It’s an ADU Cottage in Seattle!
Yup! Only 400-square-feet of space. So they use a murphy bed to make the space more useful during the day.
When bedtime arrives, it’s easy to turn the room into a bedroom😴
Here, have a look at the kitchen…
They were creative and used lots of recycled items to finish their house (like the utensils you see being used as handles for the cabinet doors)… They even used a cheese grater as a light fixture! You can see it in the video tour below😀
Beautiful, not too tiny, and very simple…
Video Tour and FULL STORY/Interview with Owners
Paul & Caroline built & downsized to a 400 Square Foot cottage in their backyard, using recycled and reclaimed materials.
Would YOU do something like this if you had the option?
Would you ever consider doing something like this? Isn’t it awesome that they had this as an option in their area? Very cool and creative!
Our big thanks to Jenna at Tiny House Giant Journey for sharing!🙏
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