Who Wouldn't Want an Arty Retreat Cabin on a Remote Island?

Who Wouldn't Want an Arty Retreat Cabin on a Remote Island?

You'll want to take a closer look at this "Cabin Title 91," perfectly located on a remote island location. This tiny cabin was designed as an art studio, with overflow sleeping quarters. The tiny cabin has a vaulted ceiling that reaches over 20 feet with lots of exposed wood posts and beams at the walls and at the roof. There are six pairs of glazed doors with transom windows above, that run along three walls, and an upper window at each gable, that brings lots of natural light and outdoor views.Inside this tiny cabin there is lots of natural sunlight that makes the tiny house feel warm and inviting. The wood floors, ceiling, posts and beams create a beautiful interior envirnment. The doors of the tiny house can be opened to the deep, covered wraparound deck, that also extends the interior tiny cabin outwards to the scenic surrounding forest. There are lots of exposed wood details, a small footprint, a timber frame, vaulted ceiling and abundant glazing.

The original owners of the tiny cabin had a wall of cabinets with a sink and a wood stove against the end wall. This tiny cabin would do well with the addition of a bathroom and small kitchen, that would be quite easy to do with a builder to make this a fully functioning cabin ideal for weekend getaways and summer vacations. The timber frame was also designed to be completely raised by hand, a great way to create your own island retreat. With regards to the foundation, because this tiny cabin was built in this remote location the cabin was designed on concrete piers to float above the landscape in order to minimize costly excavation and unsightly site disturbance. But if you prefer a basement, crawlspace or a slab foundation, these are fairly simple and inexpensive changes that your builder can often make for you. It sounds like this tiny cabin is pretty great as is, but with a little creativity and the help of builder, this tiny cabin is well on its way to becoming the tiny cabin of your dreams.

This tiny cabin is just one of the tiny house spaces you could choose. There are so many great designs, styles and plans to use for all sorts of things, from weekend vacation tiny houses, guest tiny homes, artist studios and writer studios. Downsizing into a tiny house can be a way to save money on heating, taxes, maintenance, building costs, and repair costs. For many people buying a tiny house or building a tiny house, means that they can afford to own their tiny house outright, and in doing that they can afford to do more of the things they enjoy from traveling, pursuing hobbies and passions. If living in a tiny house is something that you think you may be interested in, you can find lots of great tiny house resources from books, websites, step by step video tutorials and literature. There are also workshops offered all over the country where you can learn how to build your own tiny home, whether it be a tiny house on wheels, strawbale houses or log cabins.

You have probably heard of and seen timber framing and post and beam construction before. They are popular construction methods of building homes that use heavy timbers instead of dimensional lumber like 2 foot by 4 foot lumber. A traditional timber framed home is the method of building homes that uses heavy squared off and meticulously fitted and joined timbers with joints that are fastened by large wooden pegs.

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