Shaye and Tom are a young couple who decided to design and build their own tiny house in West Auckland, New Zealand.
It measures 7.2 meters long by 2.4 meters wide which translates to approximately 24′ x 8′.
Or a total of 15 square meters (or 161 square feet).
They’ve only been living in it for two weeks as of the filming of the video tour and interview you can watch below thanks to the folks at Living Big in a Tiny House.
What’s really inspiring is that the couple had never built anything like this before. They were able to learn most of what they needed by watching videos on the Internet.
What might be even more inspiring is that they’re only going to spend a total of about $20,000 to build it themselves. And that’s all with very high quality materials used for the build.
I encourage you to enjoy the rest of the tour (and interview) below:
Kitchen and Staircase with Storage to the Loft
Kitchen (Still Unfinished)
Nice open living space and notice the built in storage drawers under the built in seating.
Staircase Storage with Closet
Video Tour & Interview with Shaye & Tom
Tom & Shaye Moving/Towing their Tiny House
Shaye Gives you a Tour from November 2013 before they Moved it
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