I think you’ll like this Vagabode tiny house built by a young couple.
It’s a 175 sq. ft. micro home built right onto a utility trailer.
They designed and built it for full time living to simplify their lives and reduce their impact.
With no prior building experience, they set on a journey to build it. And they did it.
Updated January 3, 2019
Debt-free Vagabode Tiny House on Wheels Built Using Structurally Insulated Panels
Images © Vagabode
View from the Loft
Loft and Entrance to Bathroom
Storage Loft on the Other Side
How it Was Built: Building a Tiny House on a Trailer
Insulating the Trailer
Building the Sub Floor
Installing SIP Wall Panels
Framing for the Loft
Installing SIP Roof Panels
Finishing the Ceiling
Floors in the Loft
Exterior Siding Installation
Dickinson Marine Heater/Fireplace
Kitchen Cabinets and Appliances
Enjoying the Master Loft
Towing the Vagabode
Images © Vagabode
Costs to Build
According to their blog, they spent:
- $4,400 on the trailer
- $3,700 for the 26 SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) for the walls and roof
- $1,289 for the Separett Villa9000 Composting Toilet
- $806.40 for a Dickinson Newport Propane Heater (P12000)
- $614 for a Rinnai Tankless Water Heater
- $267 for a Haier Compact Washing Machine (HLP21N)
And the list goes on. Read the rest here.
You can share this using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below. Thanks!
If you enjoyed this you’ll LOVE our Free Daily Tiny House Newsletter with even more!
You can also join our Small House Newsletter!
Also, try our Tiny Houses For Sale Newsletter! Thank you!
See The Latest: Go Back Home to See Our Latest Tiny Houses
Latest posts by Alex (see all)
- Freedom Teardrop Trailer With Off-Road Package (For Sale) - October 27, 2021
- Classic Teardrop Campers by Second Wind Trailers - October 22, 2021
- 720-sq.-ft. Two-Bedroom Home in Arcadia, Florida - October 22, 2021