We typically associate Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses with large towable homes like the Pemberley, but the firm’s latest build measures just 14 ft (4.2 m) in length. Named Rhode Island Red, it features a simple interior layout that reflects its compact dimensions and its relatively low budget of US$38,000.
The Rhode Island Red is based on a single-axle trailer and finished in utilitarian corrugated metal sheeting and wood. Power comes from a standard RV-style hookup and it’s heated with a small propane-powered furnace.
To put its length into perspective, most North American tiny houses we cover are over 30 ft (9 m), such as Minimaliste’s Charme V2, for example, which is actually 36 ft (10.9 m). Even the smaller European models are generally longer, like Baluchon’s 6 m (19.6 ft) Tiny House Nottingham.
Visitors enter the home into the kitchen/living area, which contains a mini fridge/freezer,…