Modern Tiny House For Sale

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Price: $57500 Address: 28 Alsek Rd
Type: Sale City: Whitehorse
Bedrooms: 1 State: Yukon Territory
Bathrooms: 1 Country: Canada
Size: 160 Sq. Ft. Postal Code: Y1A 3K2
Times viewed: 43,278 views Contact Lister

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Tired of high rent and prohibitive real estate prices or looking for a cabin for your second property? Then this tiny house is for you!

I have a custom-made, modern, tiny house for sale. It has all the amenities of a full size home, and it is built to Yukon winter standards. Mounted on a 2012 20ft PJ trailer, the house is fully portable and because it is on wheels, building permits and building codes do not apply.

This house features:
FSC cedar and metal siding
Heavy gauge steel stud construction with spray foam insulation
1″-2″ Energy Shield wrap
Triple pane Northerm Windows
FSC hardwood oak flooring, 12″ granite tiles in the entrance way and ceramic tiles in the bathroom
Ultralight drywall, clear grain cedar, and birch plywood interior finishing
24 inch GE propane range
Propane instant tank-less hot water heater
Half size stainless steel fridge
Full size bathroom with compact bathtub/shower, Pegasus shower/bath faucet, Kohler bathroom sink and Sun Mar Compact Composting toilet
Recessed cedar slat bathroom door
LED and dimmable CFL and halogen lighting
Low and zero VOC wood finishes and paint
Living area with a pullout sofa, storage, and recessed book shelving
Loft with queen size memory foam mattress
Broan high efficiency bathroom fan and kitchen exhaust hood
35 gallon water tank with Shurflo RV pump, pressure tank, and outside hose hook up or inside blue jug drain

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Listing Details :
Listed on : 18/04/2012
Property Id : #9169

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Location : 28 Alsek Rd,Whitehorse,Yukon Territory,Canada,Y1A 3K2

15 Comments → “Modern Tiny House For Sale”

  1. Mark Gibson

    Apr 18, 2012

    I love this version of a tiny home. One of the very best designs Ive seen in a while. Outstandingly COOL !!!!!!


  2. Chrystal

    Apr 18, 2012

    I can appreciate how awesome this tiny home is. The problem I see is the hefty price tag. Many people resort to tiny living – not just to go green and downsize – but for economic reasons as well. If people are going to sell these tiny homes for (sometimes) more than a 1200-1500sq. ft. house – where’s the economic value it that? You are still going to have a mortgage payment.


    • Steven

      Apr 18, 2012

      Hey Chrystal. Tiny house prices are all over the map, ranging from a couple thousand to ones even more expensive than this which makes tiny houses attainable for almost any budget. The upfront cost of a tiny house is only the very beginning of your savings. Utilities and the time saved from keeping up a tiny house are others, with lots more. Here is a list of 10 reasons why to buy a tiny house.


  3. Laird Herbert

    Apr 18, 2012

    Thanks! I’m the builder! One of the reasons it is so expensive is as a result of building the tiny house up north (northern Canada, near Alaska). We don’t necessarily have affordable building materials as readily available to us up here, and because of the harsh winter climate, I had to use specialized building products to insulate to such high standards. I estimate that if it was built in Southern Canada it could be built for about 20% less, and with more salvaged materials (even harder to find up here!) it could be built for an even lower price. Just to give you an idea typical new construction here is around $250/ft2 (that’s with vinyl siding etc..) It can run as high as $450-$500/ft2 for the higher end construction. A 50′ x 100′ lot (a gravel pad basically) can cost $250,000.

    Still I recognize that it is prohibitively expensive (though the asking price still doesn’t reflect labor costs) and one of the next cabins I hope to build – version.simple, I hope to be able to sell for $20,000. It is going to be much more basic, but also much more accessible in terms of cost for people.

    These details will all be up on the website which should be launched soon!



  4. laura

    Apr 19, 2012

    Love that design. I agree with the other poster one of the best designs I have seen. I’ve been looking for a while but they are all so very far away from me here in CT.


  5. sherri

    Apr 19, 2012

    love this tiny house design! agreed, its one of the most innovative in a while..
    is the living room lower than the kitchen? hard to tell by the pics….how tall is this tiny house? standard 13’6″?
    thanks and would appreciate any blog connection if you have one!


  6. Sarah

    Apr 22, 2012

    Awesome design. I’ve got empty pockets at the moment :'( But, I can’t wait to see the $20k version. Again, really nice job on this one!



  7. Michelle

    May 04, 2012

    Out of my price range, but boy that is one gorgeous house! Kudos to the builder!


  8. Latona

    May 05, 2012

    This is a beautiful home. One of the best layouts I’ve seen!


  9. Mike Hilson

    Aug 05, 2012

    AWEsome!! I live in the west Texas area, so I wouldn’t need the extreme components of a structure built in an area near Alaska. Did you build this based off of a set of plans, or just as your mind created it. Either way, I love it. It is one of the most unique and outside of the box creations that I’ve seen. I have a 25′ flatbed trailer that is not being used, nor has it been for sometime, and this looks like a perfect application for it. I would have to tweak the design based off of the different dimensions of my trailer, but that shouldn’t be that hard. If there were a set of plans, what would they run for??? Thanks for posting.


  10. Teresa McKeown

    Aug 02, 2013

    I am looking to move back to Whse. and am interested in one of your Tiny Homes. I have 20grand to spend and can’t get a mortgage.(On disability). Do you have a design that could be built for that amount…..Thanks Teresa


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  12. carrie

    Mar 08, 2014

    Hi Laird…..still the best looking and (probably) built little house ever. For the Texas guy: we would NEED the insulation etc of this northern home to keep us cool in the summer!
    I am from Austin and lived in Maine most of my adult life…this well bult little jewel is what we southerners must have to combat heat and humidity.


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  14. Darren

    Sep 30, 2015


    I am a local Yukoner that is interested in Tiny House construction. I would love to chat with you about the realities of actually parking and using these structures in the Whitehorse and Yukon.

    Can you call me when You have time: 333 9194



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