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Garage with Apartment Kits

Garage with Apartment Kits

EcoHouseSmart makes Log Garage Kits with an upstairs bonus room, office or studio apartment. We can add space and vacation rental income. When we were building, we considered adding a bonus room over the garage. It would be Cliff’s office. Or maybe where he would 

3/2 Modular made with Two 13 x 58 Sections

3/2 Modular made with Two 13 x 58 Sections

I am nearly certain that the second house I toured at Premier Homes of the Carolinas is the Regis Modular Home from Encore by Palm Harbor Homes. The Regis was one of the house plans we considered when we were building. It has a lot 

$45,312 Eco-friendly Log Cabin Kit

$45,312 Eco-friendly Log Cabin Kit

Someone showed me this small log cabin kit on eBay. It makes a 550 square foot log cabin. EcoHouseSmart Log House #050.9 Compact house in contemporary style with one bedroom has everything that a small family needs and nothing that it does not need. This 

Modular Farm House Under Construction

Modular Farm House Under Construction

It’s fun to tour model homes, but you can learn more about construction when you see them unfinished. Premier Homes of the Carolinas is assembling a new modular model. I’m not positive, but it really looks like the Homestead Farmhouse I from Nationwide with the 

Stanley III Modular Home Tour

Stanley III Modular Home Tour

I toured the modular home models at Premier Homes of the Carolinas near Hendersonville.  The first one is the Stanley III and I really like it. I had done some presearch at the Premier Homes of the Carolinas website and this is one of the 

Move-in Ready 1 Bed, 1 Bath 192 Sq/Ft Tiny House

Move-in Ready 1 Bed, 1 Bath 192 Sq/Ft Tiny House

One of the houses at Acony Bell Tiny Home Village in Mills River, NC is for sale. It showed up on Facebook Marketplace. It was built by Cornerstone Tiny Homes in 2018. Home Details RVIA Certified Manufacturer Seal Tankless water heater Stackable Whirlpool washer/dryer combination 

Living in a Train Caboose

Living in a Train Caboose

When I was little there was a train caboose in the parking lot of the Crandon Park Zoo in Miami. We loved it. Our parents had to drag us into the zoo. I found a photo of the caboose in the parking lot of the 

String Swing CC29 Guitar Case Racks

String Swing CC29 Guitar Case Racks

There has always been a guitar or two in the living room, but since we moved into the new house, the pile has grown and grown. I have been looking for a way to get the clutter more organized and two String Swing Guitar Case 

Rammed Earth Home

Rammed Earth Home

A mystery I am reading (Exit Wounds by J. A. Jance) has mentioned over and over that the sheriff lives in a new “rammed-earth home” with “thick walls and high ceilings”. It is “pleasantly cool”, despite the over 100 degree weather. I guessed “rammed-earth” was 

Comparing the Barn and the Farmhouse from Tuff Shed

Comparing the Barn and the Farmhouse from Tuff Shed

There are a lot of similarities between the Tuff Shed Sundance Series TB-800 little barn and the Sundance Series TR-1600 that looks more like a two-story farm house. They can both have two floors. They are both available 12, 16 or 18-feet wide and all