Couple’s $56k Tiny House – affordable & fun living!

Meet Jake & Caris, who purchased a $56k tiny house full of spooky charm (year-round Halloween lovers) and cozy vibes. Everything fell into place perfectly with getting a ready-made model from Decathlon Tiny Homes and their legal parking spot at Lake Dallas Tiny Home Village. In fact, it all came together within just two weeks!

"It was also lucky for us because part of what made us make the decision so fast is that tiny homes and tiny home living weren't new to us. We did have a friend that was already living here; we'd been in the tiny home and knew what it was like. We didn't have the period of like "is it right for us." If you're going from a conventional home to a tiny home, that is a huge decision.

But we've lived in small spaces for quite some time. We lived in a duplex with three other people for a while; we lived in a pretty large house with six other people at one point. I came from a dorm as well. So I never lived in a large place that was my own.

Even though it's small, it definitely does feel large just because all of it is ours."

-Caris & Jake, @tinyhomeguidebook

Inside Their $56k Tiny House

Jake & Caris's tiny home is 254 square feet of functional, cozy living space. While they didn't have a say in the original design, they've since made updates to make work even better for them. For instance, they added shelving to their closet.

One thing Jake & Caris don't lack in their little abode is storage. Their kitchen has many spacious cabinets, and their modular sofa is full of storage compartments, as well as their stairs. For off-season clothes, Jake & Caris utilize the space under their trailer. This is protected by their tiny house skirting--a requirement of Lake Dallas Tiny Home Village.

Watch the tour above to see their beautiful $56k tiny house in detail!

Follow Jake & Caris's tiny home life on Instagram: @tinyhomeguidebook


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