Tiny House Vs Small House Vs Container House: Best of All Worlds

This house is a fantastic build. It is a combination of the 3 trendiest home downsizing movement in one home. This house looks like a container home but it is a small house with tiny house features.


  • Can withstand earthquakes
  • Uses SIPs
  • Entrance patio doubles as a dog kernel
  • Couch in living room
  • Flat screen TV
  • Super insulated home
  • Heat recovery ventilation system
  • Bamboo countertop in kitchen
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Small room as home office
  • Flush toilet, bathroom vanity and shower stall in bathroom
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Master bedroom with queen-size bed and storage underneath

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Tour of a Small Cottage House (Is it as Good as a Tiny House?)

This feature is a tour of a small cottage house. In a way, it has a lot of similarities with a tiny house except that it is larger.


  • Front deck
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Spacious bathroom with antique furnishings
  • Oven with stove-top
  • Microwave
  • Washer and dryer in the kitchen
  • Serving window between kitchen and dining room
  • 3 Seater dining room
  • Non-traditional windows
  • Non-traditional curtain decorations
  • Sitting room with access to deck
  • 2 patios
  • Custom stair case with safety gate at top of stairs
  • Full-size bed in attic
  • Recessed lighting at staircase to prevent people from hitting lighting
  • Decorative lighting in attic
  • Drapes to access powder room instead of doors
  • Powder room/ bathroom

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Phenomenal Small Traditional Japanese Renovated House

This video tour looks at a small traditional Japanese house that was once used to cultivate silk worms but has now been transformed into a beautiful simple small house by the owner. The renovation majorly involves using original traditional Japanese materials that were bought at bargain/affordable prices.


  • Extractor Fan
  • Huge windows facing a garden
  • Wooden building frame
  • Hardwood kitchen countertop
  • Compact toilet and bathroom
  • Loft with Queen-size bed
  • Chimney
  • Butane cooker
  • Cedar barn door
  • Full size kitchen sink with pull down spray faucet
  • Refrigerator
  • 115v power / 30A RV plug
  • Laminate-wood floors are scratch-resistant and easy to clean
  • Stainless-Steel Kitchen Sink

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