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Retired Couple Went From Airstream to Custom Tiny Home


Janis and Glen were nearing retirement age and looking for a downsizing option that would let them live close to the water. When they came across a renovated Airstream in the Tiny Tranquility park, they jumped at the opportunity. But the Airstream ended up being a little too tiny — so Janis started researching tiny house companies until she finally settled on Timbercraft Tiny Homes.

Her nearly 400-square foot home is absolutely stunning, with a ground floor bedroom for her and her husband, a loft room for their daughter, a large bathroom, and a great room/kitchen with bright blue cabinetry. All the windows inside let in stunning natural light. Let us know what you think!

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Their Gorgeous Timbercraft Tiny Home with Ground Floor Bedroom

Retired Couple Downsized to Airstream & Upsized to Custom THOW 3

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There are tons of windows in this tiny house.

Retired Couple Downsized to Airstream & Upsized to Custom THOW 2

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The first floor bedroom with vaulted ceilings.

Retired Couple Downsized to Airstream & Upsized to Custom THOW 4

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.

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  • Laila Stephen
    August 12, 2022, 11:24 am

    What a lovely home. Has everything you would need. Well done!

  • Rosemary Fast
    August 12, 2022, 12:16 pm

    Absolutely Fabulous and Perfect!

  • Marsha Cowan
    August 12, 2022, 2:04 pm

    Really pretty!

  • David Pedersen
    August 13, 2022, 1:46 pm

    This is nice. Though you do need an intercom system for that big bed 👍🤣

  • Brenda Ruzicka
    September 19, 2022, 12:08 pm

    I haven’t seen any of these homes with a walkin bathtubs. I’m a senior and that’s what I want. Sokeing in warm water can make you feel ten years younger.

  • James D.
    September 19, 2022, 3:22 pm

    They exist, just usually limited to those doing luxury models or specifically meeting special needs in a one off custom build but you can look up the Culp, from Movable Roots, for an example…

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