Tiny Houses

Jefferson tiny house has a secret storage area inside

Jefferson tiny house has a sec...
The Jefferson will set you back around US$90,000
The Jefferson will set you back around US$90,000
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The space beneath the Jefferson's living area can be accessed by moving the bookcase pictured
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The space beneath the Jefferson's living area can be accessed by moving the bookcase pictured
The Jefferson tiny house comprises a total floorspace of 368 sq ft (34 sq m)
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The Jefferson tiny house comprises a total floorspace of 368 sq ft (34 sq m)
The Jefferson's upstairs loft is topped by a skylight
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The Jefferson's upstairs loft is topped by a skylight
The Jefferson's upstairs loft looks relatively roomy
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The Jefferson's upstairs loft looks relatively roomy
A ladder in the Jefferson's master bedroom leads to the sleeping loft
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A ladder in the Jefferson's master bedroom leads to the sleeping loft
The Jefferson will set you back around US$90,000
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The Jefferson will set you back around US$90,000
The Jefferson gets its power from a standard RV-style hookup
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The Jefferson gets its power from a standard RV-style hookup
View of the Jefferson's loft bedroom
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View of the Jefferson's loft bedroom
The Jefferson comprises a total floorspace of 368 sq ft (34 sq m)
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The Jefferson comprises a total floorspace of 368 sq ft (34 sq m)
The Jefferson's bathroom includes a bathtub 
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The Jefferson's bathroom includes a bathtub 
The Jefferson's bathroom also includes composting toilet
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The Jefferson's bathroom also includes composting toilet
The Jefferson will set you back around US$90,000
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The Jefferson will set you back around US$90,000
The Jefferson's living room area
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The Jefferson's living room area
Another shot of the Jefferson's bathroom 
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Another shot of the Jefferson's bathroom 
Another shot of the Jefferson's bathroom 
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Another shot of the Jefferson's bathroom 
The Jefferson's kitchen includes propane-powered cooker
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The Jefferson's kitchen includes propane-powered cooker
A ladder in the Jefferson's master bedroom leads to the sleeping loft
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A ladder in the Jefferson's master bedroom leads to the sleeping loft
The Jefferson's kitchen includes double sink
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The Jefferson's kitchen includes double sink
View towards the Jefferson's bathroom
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View towards the Jefferson's bathroom

The Jefferson tiny house, by Fredericksburg, Virginia-based Tiny House Building Company, is a compact towable home with a layout that maximizes the limited space available. It also boasts some welcome features, like a bathtub, downstairs master bedroom, and a bookshelf that can be moved to reveal a "secret" storage area.

The Jefferson measures 28 ft (8.5 m) long and is based on a triple axle trailer. It's clad in vinyl siding and has a metal roof and closed cell foam insulation. Inside, the home comprises a total floorspace of 368 sq ft (34 sq m).

Visitors enter into the kitchen area, which looks relatively fully-featured for a tiny house and includes shelving, butcher block countertops, double sink, propane-powered cooker, full-size stainless steel fridge and a washer/dryer.

Nearby storage-integrated steps lead up to the raised living room, which is a bit lacking in glazing, though does have a skylight above. The space beneath the raised living area isn't wasted and can be accessed by moving the bookcase pictured below (we're not sure if it's on a hinge or must simply be manhandled out of the way, but guess the latter).

The space beneath the Jefferson's living area can be accessed by moving the bookcase pictured
The space beneath the Jefferson's living area can be accessed by moving the bookcase pictured

Further into the home, a door in the kitchen leads onto the bathroom, which includes an oval soaking tub with rain shower head, a sink and vanity, and a composting toilet. Another door in the bathroom leads to the master bedroom at the end of the house, which is well-proportioned and has plenty of headroom to stand up straight inside, as well as a built-in closet.

The master bedroom includes a ladder that provides access to a loft bedroom, which looks a decent size. It's topped by a skylight.

The Jefferson gets its electricity from a standard RV-style hookup, and its weight comes in at around 16,000 lb (7,257 kg). It'll set you back about US$90,000, depending on options.

Source: Tiny House Building Company

4 comments
Bob
Weekend cabin maybe but tiny home, I don't think so. I am still waiting to see a tiny home nearly as efficient as a comparable sized travel trailer or motor home.
ErstO
While I understand the appeal of building these tiny homes as trailers, ease of transportation, bypassing local building laws and requirements..... I wonder how many people are buying these as fancy vacation trailers rather then for full time living...... You would be able to get a lot more function in a tiny home kit that is not restricted to the shape of a trailer frame.
Tom Lee Mullins
I think that is really neat.
dougspair
16,000 pounds....you're going to need a Big truck to tow...at least a one ton....there's another $60-70K....