John Griffin of Treehouse Colorado was looking for a winter project and had been intrigued by the Tiny Home movement for several years. (Update: Treehouse Colorado is no longer in business)
He has designed and built over 75 tree houses in the Boulder/Denver area so he decided to build a Tiny House on wheels in his back yard to offer for sale to a serious downsizer.
His goal was to use the highest quality materials, components and construction techniques and try to keep the cost below those of the larger companies selling Tiny Homes.
The result is a cozy 17 foot long and 16 foot high home that is now ready to roll out of John’s backyard.
Tree House Builder Builds Tiny Home on Wheels
I encourage you to enjoy the rest of the story and photo tour below:
Colorado Tiny House On Wheels For Sale
The main living space has a carpeted living room/dining room area with a built in reading nook with a storage loft above and ceiling fan. The galley kitchen has tiled floor, a two door cabinet for clothes, kitchen cabinets with 2 sets of drawers and a base cabinet with a door, apartment size fridge, stainless steel sink with a drainboard, butcher block counter tops, windows over the both the sink and the stove, and a 4 burner gas range complete with oven. The interior walls and ceiling are finished in 1” by 6” tongue and grooved blue stain pine.
Built In Furniture in the Living Area
The bathroom has a 1 piece 30″ fiberglass shower, a Sun-Mar self composting toilet and an ultra quiet exhaust fan.
The sleeping loft is more than 7′ by 7′, 40″ high, carpeted, and has a two window dormer and a reading light.
Micro Kitchen with Hooks and Range Cooktop with Oven
Heating comes from a high efficient Rinnai gas fired wall heater and the electrical service has two 15 Amp circuits. Hot water comes from an on demand high efficiency Rinnai gas water heater.
Mini Refrigerator, Storage Cabinets, Sink and Counter Space
The exterior has closed cell foam insulation rated at R-25 in the walls and ceilings, Low E metal clad wood windows, Douglas fir tongue and groove exterior siding with Western Red Cedar trim. The roof is custom made of standing seam metal with a 40 year warranty.
Carpeted Sleeping Loft Upstairs with Spacious Dormer Windows
The 138 square foot home is available for sale at $47,900 (SOLD), and more information is available by calling John at 303-408-7510.
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