Since tiny homes are so small, the key to living in them comfortably is a clever interior layout. And this is best achieved when it is tailored to your specific needs. Enter the so-called Kootenay tiny house built by the firm TruForm Tiny. Potential customers have a wide range of layouts, as well as size, materials, colors, and even furniture to choose from when ordering one. The home is towable and can also be made to operate completely off-the-grid.
The Kootenay comes in three sizes, namely 20, 24, and 28 ft (6, 7.3, and 8.5 m) in length. The model pictured in this post is the largest, 28 ft (8.5 m)-long one. Its total floor space measures 379 sq ft (35.2 sq m) and it features a metal roof. The exterior cladding comes in different colors and wood types, while the color of the roof, the style of the exterior and even the window frames can also be chosen by the customer.
The interior features a living area with a sofa, a kitchen with a well-sized breakfast bar, a small oven and plenty of cupboards and shelves. There is also enough room for a washer/dryer, dishwasher, and full-size appliances, which can be purchased as optional extras.
The far end of the home is taken up by a relatively spacious bathroom, which features a full-size bathtub. The Kootenay has two lofts. The larger one is accessible via a set of stairs and is meant as the master bedroom, though the latter can also be installed on the ground level should the client wish so. The second loft is accessible via a ladder, and can be used as a guest room, though it is perhaps more suitable as a storage area. The home also features a drop down deck, which extends from the living area.
The Kootenay can be connected to the grid via a standard RV-style hookup, but a custom off-grid package is also available. This includes a solar power array, a wood-burning stove, a composting toilet, and a propane-powered fridge.
The basic version of The Kootenay costs $57,900.