Although tiny houses can be extravagant despite their petite appearance, they’re mainly made to refrain from costly monthly payments buying a house demands. Now, the Czech Republican’s Pin-Up Houses are selling DIY plans for necessity-only, cheap tiny homes, according to New Atlas. The basic but functional house can be built for approximately $10,000.
The tiny house, called Magenta, most likely for it’s bright pink appearance, measures 11.2 ft. long and 6.2 ft. wide, which is smaller than most tiny houses.
The cost of building and finding materials is a task you’ll have to do yourself though, as Pin-Up Houses only sells the build plans for $129. The company claimed the materials for the model cost about $2,100 while labor is around $7,900. These figures could vary depending on your location though. The advantage to this is you don’t have to name your DIY tiny house Magenta, and can instead decide on both a different outside color and name.
The utilitarian home is made from waterproof plywood exterior, spruce beams, and polystyrene insulation. You probably don’t want to live in this tiny home in extreme weather conditions, as it may not be able to withstand extremities.
When you enter the home, you’ll encounter a total space of 70 sq ft., which mainly consists of a living area that encompasses a wood-burning stove, a storage sofa bed, and a small set of tables and chairs. At the end of the unit is a kitchenette with a sink and water tank. Netting also lines the walls and ceilings for extra storage space.
A door at the end leads to a bathroom, which has a toilet but no shower. It seems these tiny homes are most likely fitting for a weekend stay, rather than a full-time home. The house also gets its power from a standard RV-style hookup.
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