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This is the Fjallstuga A-Frame plans by the Small House Catalog. While we’ve shown you an earlier version of these, they recently updated the plans and added some new renderings to show off the possibilities!

The great thing about these plans is the first-floor bedroom at the back of the A-Frame, which means you don’t have to climb a ladder or stairs into a loft bedroom. That space could be used as an office, storage, or a place for kids. The plans have a 3/4 bathroom, a compact kitchenette, and a spacious living room with a wood-burning stove. The plans are available from the Small House Catalog for $149.99. What do you think?

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Updated Fjallstuga A-Frame Plans For Sale

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If you have a wooded lot — especially on the water — an A-frame is such a great house design! All the windows on the front side allow you to soak in stunning water views, while the solid roof panels on either side provide privacy. Plus, they’re still relatively uncommon, and it’s nice to have a unique home.

The 16×24 cabin includes a large living room, and an equal-sized kitchen and bathroom on the first floor. A large, sturdy ladder goes up to the 8×8 loft bedroom. It wouldn’t be a cabin without a stove of some sort, and these plans make space for a wood-fired unit in the corner of the living room. What do you think?

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Build Your Own Tiny A-Frame Cabin!

384 sq. ft. A-Frame Plans Loft Bedroom 8

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Did you see the Zero-1 A-Frame plans? Well here’s the bigger version of that design, this time including a loft and space for a bathroom, making it much more conducive to full-time living or longer-term vacation stays.

The Zero-4 plans come in at 192 square feet. Remember that these plans are all free! You can download the plans for this 12×16 A-frame today and submit them to your planning board. What do you think?

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This A-Frame Has a Loft & Bathroom

Zero-1 Tiny A-frame 7

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Get excited! The folks over at Small House Catalog now have a new website, Zero, where they are posting *FREE* tiny house plans. You select the plans and then customize them with certain details to meet your local requirements. Then you can submit the plans to the powers-that-be in your municipality and get to work!

Over the next week, I’ll highlight the free plans. First up, this adorable A-Frame. It’s 10×14 feet, offering you 140 square feet to fill with a little bed and maybe even a kitchenette and cassette toilet. It’d make a great backyard guest room or an office or studio!

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All New 10×14 Feet A-Frame Plans

Zero-1 Tiny A-frame

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Jack and Rylie lost their jobs in 2020, moved out of California, and back to Jack’s home state of Minnesota. That’s when Jack got to work building an A-frame retreat cabin on family land. He completed the build in 7 days for well under $2,500.

The cabin is primarily a “glamping” set-up, with a twin-sized bed, couch, propane cooktop, and wood stove. They typically come to this spot for weekend stays, and love getting away from it all.

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They Built This A-Frame in 7 Days for under $2,500!

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If you’re looking to build a simple tiny A-frame cabin, I thought you might like these plans by LaMar Alexander of Simple Solar Homesteading.

These plans include a detailed 30 page ebook full of step-by-step directions plus the modifiable Sketchup models of both the finished A Frame and the framing model to help guide your construction.1

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Tiny A-frame Cabin Plans

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As part of his celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, here is the Alberta A-Frame Cottage design by Robinson Residential.

The Alberta cottage is an ‘A’ frame in the “Times New Roman Style”. A frames were very popular in the 60’s and 70’s as they were a pretty simple structure that went up fast and did not take a lot of framing skills or materials. The look of an A frame became what many thought of as a cottage at that time.

One of the biggest hurdles designing them was finding a way to incorporate the stairs between the levels, as headroom was decreased on the top floor. In this plan, I have made the cottage a back to front split so that the stairs are essentially a hallway connecting the spaces. The kitchen is at the lowest level and has a large eating island. The bathroom and laundry are also on this floor. Storage would be built into the sloped exterior walls. Up a few feet is a living room with a very high ceiling and lots of rear facing windows. Above the kitchen we have the bedroom which has it’s own private exterior balcony.

While not tiny, this is a small cottage that should offer lots of storage, abundant windows and the cabin atmosphere that only an A frame can provide.

Check out the plans below and head over to Robinson Residential to purchase yours today!

Related: Announcing: 13 New Small Home Plans from Robinson Residential

Alberta A-Frame Small Home Design

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