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The “Pause House” is just that, a gorgeous spot where you can pause from the rat race of every day and find solace in a cozy modern cabin nestled in Yucca Mesa. The 560 square foot studio has all the luxuries of home and more — like a hot tub and soaking pool with dazzling sunset views.

There’s a covered patio to let you enjoy eating outside, but inside has a full kitchen and a cozy L-shaped couch where you can relax after a long day of touring the area. Would you live here?

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Modern Vacation Cabin in the High Desert

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Small home, big yard! Doesn’t get much better than this. Not sure about the zoning regarding animals in this area, but what a great spot to create a large kitchen garden and raise your own food. This manufactured home looks wonderfully cared-for, and comes with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a spacious kitchen, and even a dining room.

There’s a separate garage for vehicles or as a hobby workspace, as well as a large covered back porch. Part of the yard is fenced in (great for kids/dogs), but there is tons more acreage to do with as you like. Do you think manufactured homes are a good way to save on housing?

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1200 sq. ft. Small House with Huge Back Deck!

Manufactured Home with Separate Garage on 5 Acres in FL 16

Images via Brooksville

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This is a 1008-sq.-ft. two-bedroom cottage with a covered porch. When you include the living space alone, it’s an 896-sq.-ft. home.

It’s called the Gras and it’s designed by The Small House Catalog, where you can get the plans.

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Modern Cottage With Two-Bedrooms by The Small House Catalog

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Oftentimes not only is building a tiny house illegal but so is building a small one. One way to get around it, is by building what’s called an Accessory Dwelling Unit, or an ADU for short, if eligible.

Then this ADU can be operated as a guest house, in-law suite, vacation home, Airbnb, or what-have-you. That’s what Bunch Design did in Los Angeles, California with this Highland Park 850-sq.-ft. small home. Check it out! What do you think of small homes around this size?

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From Garage To 850-sq.-ft. Accessory Dwelling Unit Home in LA

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Larry contacted us to show us his gorgeous creation, the Casa Maria. He built this vacation home about four years ago in Costa Rica for less than $60,000.

Including the loft space, the home comes to 764 square feet. It’s built out of cypress wood and has asphalt roofing. Underneath the neatly curved roofline of the house are a carport and laundry room. The main living space is wide-open with couches, a fireplace, kitchenette, and pool table. There’s a bedroom and a bathroom, as well. Enjoy the photo tour of Larry’s wonderful small home!

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Beautiful Costa Rica Cottage on Stilts

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Images via Larry Windes

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This is the story about OBY House, a new organization that wants to lease a space in your backyard (for 99-years) and pay you $500 a month so that they can build a tiny house and rent it out to a qualified tenant long-term. Their mission is to create more affordable housing.

OBY will pay you up to $500/month if you let us build and rent out an affordable, sustainable, OBY House in your backyard.

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OBY House, Paying Homeowners To Build 576-sq.-ft. Tiny Homes in their Backyard, With 99 Year Lease Agreement!

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This is the story of Roger’s Cottage, a 675-sq.-ft. retreat in the heart of Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.

It was a historic preservation move where the entire cottage was relocated, and Scott and Ashley of The Hive Drive Bus are here to show it to us.

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675-sq.-ft. Cottage in Downtown Raleigh

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This is to show you some really-cool graffiti art done by Justin Lopez behind a clawfoot tub, inside of a newly-built Texas shotgun cottage by Plum Construction.

It’s one of the many small cottages with tiny house style designed and built by Christine and her crew, by Plum Construction, out of Galveston, Texas. What do you think? Pretty cool, right?

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Clawfoot Bath Tub with Graffiti Art in this Beautiful Tiny Texas Cottage

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This is the story of Brian and Sky and the small house rehab they have been working on.

You may remember them from their Wandering On Wheels Tiny House. You can see how they’ve taken what they learned with their tiny house project, and turned it into this 1950s small house rehab. Who knows what they’ll do next! Follow them on their Instagram @bluecutt.

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Wandering on Wheels Tiny House Couple Rehab a Small House

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