tiny house

tiny house

A very small house, often 400 square feet (37 sq m) in size or smaller. We're thinking of buying a tiny house so as to not to tie all of our money up in home ownership.
See also: house, tiny
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All alone during the stillness of the tropical mid-day, he would pursue his quiet work, sitting in the shade and weaving together the leaflets of his cocoanut branches, or rolling upon his knee the twisted fibres of bark to form the cords with which he tied together the thatching of his tiny house. Frequently suspending his employment, and noticing my melancholy eye fixed upon him, he would raise his hand with a gesture expressive of deep commiseration, and then moving towards me slowly, would enter on tip-toes, fearful of disturbing the slumbering natives, and, taking the fan from my hand, would sit before me, swaying it gently to and fro, and gazing earnestly into my face.
I can live in the tiny house for little or nothing, with one servant.
There was a tiny house on the right, and a weeping family gathered in front of it.
Just at the point where the path left the forest stood a tiny house covered with leaves from the trees, and before this stood a Munchkin man with an axe in his hand.
Close beside it one descried the quadrilateral enclosure of the fair of Saint- Germain, where the market is situated to-day; then the abbot's pillory, a pretty little round tower, well capped with a leaden cone; the brickyard was further on, and the Rue du Four, which led to the common bakehouse, and the mill on its hillock, and the lazar house, a tiny house, isolated and half seen.
The doctor's observatory rose above the labyrinth like a great isolated column, with a tiny house for a capital.
It was a tiny house, with a little garden behind and a lawn about as big as a pocket handkerchief in the front.
Through their veil Archer caught the glint of the Lime Rock, with its white-washed turret and the tiny house in which the heroic light-house keeper, Ida Lewis, was living her last venerable years.
'Amy!' I called aloud, and my voice seemed to lose itself in the emptiness of this tiny house as if I had cried in a desert.
Before the door of one of these tiny houses - one without a light in the little downstairs window - the cab had come to a standstill.
Black designed the tiny house with himself in mind --he planned to live in it.
As was featured on "Tiny House Nation," the family downsized from their five bedroom, 3,200 square-foot home to a 545 square-foot tiny house, which equates to an 80 percent reduction of the space that the Moore's were previously used to.
She's also written on small space living for Mother Earth News and Realtor.com and has been interviewed extensively on her tiny house expertise.
Initially, the plan was to sell it all and use the case to fund a building project, but that's when Randy Jones found out about the tiny house movement, a promising trend promoting sustainable housing and environmental practices.
There's Tiny House, Big Living; Tiny House Hunting; Tiny House Hunters; Tiny House World; and my favorite, Tiny House Nation, which is popular with the gays (as grandma says) thanks in large part to its silver fox host John Weisbarth and his super-hot pro skier-turned-builder Zack Giffin.