This is the story of a little off-grid fairytale cottage in Patagonia that’s available to book on Airbnb. It features a cozy living area with lots of windows, an eat-in kitchen, a full bathroom, an upstairs sleeping loft you can stand in, and a rooftop balcony.
Please tour the cottage, read our interview with the owners, and let us know what you think in the comments below.
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Tiny Off-Grid Fairytale Cottage in Patagonia
What are your name(s)?
Where are you from?
I’m french but I live in Chilian’s Patagonia.
How did you first become seriously interested in tiny houses?
I always liked little space. During the last 15 years, I live 5 years in a 32ft sailing boat, 6 years in Westfalia VW combi, and 3 years in a tiny fairytale cottage.
What type of tiny house do you have or are you working on?
It is a little off-grid fairy tale cottage.
Why did you go tiny? What are you hoping to get out of it for yourself?
To live more simply and have more time to think about more important things than who will have the biggest house or car. Also, to take care about nature and have more connection with it.
How long did it take you to finish your tiny house?
Did you do it yourself? Who helped? How much did it end up costing you to build it?
I did everything by myself and It cost around 30000 us$.
How did you figure out where to put it?
With my wife, first we found the land and we adapted the house to the land to make sure that we’ll have the view of the 2 volcanos around us.
What’s been the most challenging part about going tiny so far?
No challenge for us. We love little space.
What benefits are you experiencing after going tiny?
More time to spend outside in nature.
What helpful piece of advice would you give to others who are interested in going tiny?
Don’t be afraid to live in a little space. You’ll come back to essential things and you will enjoy spending less money in your home!
Do you have a website, blog, or social media pages where we can connect with you and follow along?
soon, I will have my own website but for the moment I have the Airbnb page: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/15851510
Our big thanks to Julien for sharing!🙏
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