May 24, 2022

CBS 8 took a tour of a 300 sq.-foot little household that a married few has been living in for 3 years.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — As housing selling prices soar across San Diego, tiny houses are turning into practical alternatives for folks eager to downsize and simplify.  

CBS 8 took a tour of a 300 sq.-foot tiny residence that a married pair has been dwelling in for 3 decades. 

“We’re living the lifetime of small property men and women,” claimed Lindsay Wooden.  

She and her husband Eric had their little property on display at Very small Fest in Del Mar above the weekend. It is on wheels so that it can be towed when they travel. 

“We’re just really psyched that it is our home,” explained Lindsay. “Our cabinets, our outfits, our bedding, all the factors that we’re comfortable with, our spices magnetized to the fridge.” 

They have every thing they could want, all within 300-sq.-feet, including a fully operating kitchen. 

“We have a whole deep sink,” mentioned Lindsay. “We also have a water filter, reverse-osmosis like you would see in any other dwelling.” 

Eric labored in the catering small business for 25 years in the Bay Space, so obtaining a chef’s kitchen is a should for them. 

“I only have 3 cooking implements,” claimed Eric. “The toaster, the burner stove, and the sizzling h2o kettle, which doubles as a cooking instrument.” 

Lindsay is acknowledged as the ‘Very small Home Lady,’ and she does guide function for people who want to go small.  Her motto is ‘if you cut down the size, you can enhance the luxurious.’ 

“When I consider a bathtub, I also can listen to songs so I’m like chillin’ out. It’s a steamer so this appropriate down right here, that is why the doors shut,” explained Lindsay. 

Their kitchen area is outfitted with common-sized appliances. 

“Freezer on the base and then total-measurement fridge simply because we are foodies,” said Lindsay. 

And they have a lot of closet room. 

“On a single side, I have acquired all of my storage, my hat place, my pens and paper,” stated Lindsay.  “And even this great desk so if I require more area where I’m crafting, I’ve obtained this.” 

In accordance to Lindsay, most persons can program on shelling out involving $70,000 and $90,000 to have a small residence designed. Because they have solar panels, they expended $125,000 on their small residence. Lindsay warns that once you go small, you could possibly never go back again.  

“What I like about obtaining a tiny dwelling is the fantastic means to have every thing that we require, the lavatory, the sleeping region, the residing, functioning, all of that. All you want is multi-functional home furniture.” 

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