The Gypsy Junker needs to go. Builder Derek “Deek” Diedricksen has other uses in mind for his yard; he wants to build a house boat and a tiny house on wheels. And so, for just $1,200, someone will walk away with this best (and quite possibly tiniest) of tiny houses.
It has an impressive pedigree, the Huffington Post reports:
The home has been featured in the New York Times’ Home & Garden section and the Boston Globe for its remarkable size and construction. It’s primarily made of repurposed goods such as shipping pallets, a washing machine and kitchen cabinets.
The structure weighs about 800 pounds and has a sleep platform that doubles as a desk. Not to mention it has survived two hurricanes in the three years since it was built.
It’s 32 square feet, which means paying $37.50 per square foot. Who wants to pitch in and buy this for Grist List? We’ll use it as our new office. Here, take a tour:[youtube http://youtu.be/LmR3kx660gw]
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