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Small Community of Tiny Homes For Sale in Highlands, NJ

This is a large community of tiny homes for sale in Highlands, New Jersey. There are a total of 11 tiny homes in different sizes and conditions. The eBay bid price is currently $239,500 for the houses with a stellar water view.

Outside, you’ll notice these homes have seen better days: they were once part of a 1920’s bungalow colony. The homes surround a central courtyard and would be a perfect fix-er upper opportunity for folks hoping to live with like-minded tiny house enthusiasts. Some houses need more help than others, but by city ordinance they can be used for year-round dwelling if not seriously altered. Five of the homes are 12×20 feet and five larger homes are 14×18 feet and there is one two-story main house.

On the inside, some homes have wood planking, pastel milk paint, and old wooden flooring. You can take advantage of this great opportunity to create the tiny house community of your dreams.

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  • Elizabeth Rubio February 9, 2016, 6:15 pm

    I agree with the above comments. The possibilities for this site tickle the imagination. Substantial funding would be necessary, but if a philanthropic organization could be interested, and a group of volunteers rounded up, much good could come of it, and an historical site preserved as well.

  • Lebron February 9, 2016, 6:17 pm

    Wow, the winner had better be ready for a huge restoration project to get these places hospitable. I see asbestos, lead paint, rotting wood, etc… Having said that, I love the idea and think these type of places should exist all over. Seems folks back in the day didn’t need 3000+ square feet to survive. I’m sure in it’s day this was a very happy community.

  • Gabrielle Charest February 9, 2016, 7:53 pm

    Quite amazing, really. Great opportunity for someone with vision and some funding. Now, if I win the lottery. . . .

  • Kristina H Nadreau February 9, 2016, 8:34 pm

    I wish I were 15 years younger and still had the money needed to do this project. This could be a winner. what an opportunity!!!

  • Nancy N February 9, 2016, 10:04 pm

    Wow, what an opportunity for someone. Unfortunately, that someone is not me.

  • Marsha Cowan February 9, 2016, 10:22 pm

    I don’t see this as an opportunity for the homeless at all. I see this as an opportunity for young tax paying hard working couples with children who need a leg up to have home and a community to support them. It is this demography that is suffering most in our country. A little over the mark for government aid, or government housing, yet unable to afford the typical rent in most places. Why not give them a leg up this time?

  • Darcy February 9, 2016, 10:52 pm

    Omg, the only cure for this is a bull dozen. 239,000 plus about a million in Reno cost. Someone with more money than brain will buy it.

  • Sharee February 9, 2016, 11:20 pm

    The $239,000 bid…is that a total price for land and all the building put together? When I started reading I thought the price was for each building and all I could think of was ehw! and yuck!

  • Jamie February 10, 2016, 12:04 am

    Just read the ebay listing; looks like they dont ship to Australia. But hey if they did!

  • Richard February 10, 2016, 5:46 am

    So…. Why has it been allowed to descend into such ruin?
    Most of us would love to create a (seemingly almost impossible) TH community and having done it, we would not let it go.
    Why did it fail? Was it the model that didn’t work? Did living tiny actually prove to be unsuitable for the residents?

    • Richard February 10, 2016, 5:57 am

      Whoops – just went to the ebay listing and answered my own questions.
      Damn my itchy trigger finger!

      • eugene February 10, 2016, 12:13 pm

        I know about the trigger finger syndrome, good thing I am in Canada.

  • Toney February 10, 2016, 3:22 pm

    Looks as if they have suffered flood damage. Are they in a flood zone? If so, considering the lack of elevation to the Base Flood Elevation equals higher flood insurance premiums and would be a requirement for any type of funding which is backed by federally insured loans.

  • Valerie February 10, 2016, 5:21 pm

    Has anyone Googled this location? It is less than two blocks to Sandy Hook Bay, and less than two blocks to the shopping area. These houses would be great to rent out to New Yorkers wanting to get out of the city for a couple of days!
    If you see water damage, I would assume that Sandy was hard on them. But what a location!

  • Jean February 23, 2016, 12:13 pm

    A family could get this together. But the idea of weekend getaways sounds good too.

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