Michael decided to sell his big house in Tennessee and use the equity to buy his very own tiny house to take with him on his US travels. He found this awesome 18 foot Firefly from Little Homes of Texas and prettied it up with an awning, shutters, fold-up deck and more.
His home has a downstairs bedroom, compact bed and galley kitchen. It only weighs 3,800, meaning he can take it just about anywhere he’s wanted to travel since he hit the road in July! Read his story after the photo tour below.
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He Travels the U.S. with his THOW!
His compact galley kitchen with a snazzy purple wall.
His daybed that doubles as a couch.
The door takes you to the bathroom.
He has a little desk set up, and an A.C.
There’s handy under-bed storage.
Shower stall in the bathroom.
He’s ready to set up just about anywhere.
The back ladder lets him access the solar panels.
All tied up and ready to go!
In late June of 2021, I sold my “big house” on 8 acres of land in Tennessee for $245,000, took what little equity I had from the sale of the house, and bought this “Firefly” micro, light weight home (7ft x 18ft – no loft and only 3800 lbs) from Little Houses Of Texas in Houston TX.
I bought it the moment my “big house” was sold and closed on, drove from Lyles TN to Houston TX to pick this micro house up. From there, I put on the blue roof, blue accent panels, blue folding deck, and a complete off grid solar system, then began my full-time Nomad traveling adventures.
With the micro home’s light weight and high ground clearance, this tiny home allowed me camp in the wildernesses in just about any location in the U.S. So far, my Nomadic adventures with my “Firefly” has taken me from Houston TX to Utah, New Mexico, back to Tennessee east and west, the Ozarks of Missouri, and currently at the Blue Mountain Arkansas area parked on a wilderness homestead.
I have plans now to go to Southwest Arizona for wintertime “camping” to escape the cold weather of winter. My recommendations for any tiny home enthusiasts who want to travel full-time with a tiny home other than the poorly constructed RV’S that are out there, this is the way to go… a micro tiny home that is light in weight, good suspension and tires, and high clearance so you can get into those hard to get into wilderness campsites. Trust me, some of the places I’ve been to… if I had a regular RV, the “roads” I’ve been on would destroy the poorly constructed RV.
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