|Re: [C-L] Small houses - pre-built or build-yourself||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Stuart Joseph (stuartcaercoburn.org)|
|Date: Sun, 1 Jul 2007 10:33:17 -0700 (PDT)|
Ruth, Ruthpoet [at] aol.com wrote:
Stuart - thanks so much for the tip about First Day Cottages. I wasn't familiar with them. Anyone else who isn't can check them out at _www.firstdaycottage.com_ (http://www.firstdaycottage.com) . They are "high quality, all-wood house kits" sold inexpensively.Veda and I really like them. You should get their information packet with sample plans and DVD, it is very interesting.
For an option which is even cheaper, and is pre-built, but much smaller, folks might want to check out _www.tumbleweedhouses.com_ (http://www.tumbleweedhouses.com) . These are incredibly ingenious, beautifully designed entire "hous es" that come pre-built and range in size from 100 to 500 square feet.Last I checked they cost from $30K to $50K, but included bathrooms, kitchens, etc. They are based in California so the delivery charge to the east coast would add a bit - I think it's $1 per mile.
At that rate, it would cost $3052.10 for delivery to our area. FYI, First Day Cottages are just across the river from us, so delivery is free.
I do like some of their designs, especially the ones that look period and can be towed. I am a member of the Society for creative Anachronism and I perform historical magic at festivals and renaissance faires, so I am always intrigued by a period looking trailer.
But for those on the west coast, delivery would be cheap!
Or someone could tow some of them home.
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Re: [C-L] Small houses - pre-built or build-yourself Ruthpoet, June 30 2007
- Re: [C-L] Small houses - pre-built or build-yourself Brian Bartholomew, June 30 2007
- Re: [C-L] Small houses - pre-built or build-yourself Stuart Joseph, July 1 2007
- Re: [C-L] Small houses - pre-built or build-yourself Holly Bartel, July 2 2007
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