Two homes with mobile-origins and beachy interiors — even when they sit in the snow #Home#living small#mobile home August 8 | Cat Rocketship Photos courtesy CRAFT I found this caboose-cum-permanent home owned by Marcia Weber. She lives in it year-round in Pennsylvania — and the whole thing is just 350 square feet. I love it. The caboose house looks like a peachy li'l beach cabin. I may be partial to this caboose house because my dad has long said he'd soon be moving into a very similar caboose he bought 30 years ago. A caboose is so perfect for a tiny home, with that little top nook for a bed! Over on Tiny House Blog we've got Hornby Island Caravans' second-ever completed caravan, outfitted with clapboard siding and made spacious-feeling with generous windows. It's meant as a guest house/place to play a stand-up bass. Related Post Tiny Casita: converting a $200 trailer into a sweet mobile casa Thanks to the Tiny House Blog for introducing me to Greg Fowkes' story. He's a new dad who's converting a $200 trailer into an amazing... Read more I could so very easily live in this itty bitty space. All by myself. Cozy. That color of blue!!!!!! Those rounded-corner windowsills! I die. Via CRAFT. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS A seashell grotto in the front lawn, a Piet Mondrian front door, and a lavender house in the south NEXT When a pet dies, what do you do with it? Show/Hide comments [ 10 ] That little caboose in the snow! So pretty! LOVE! But so cold too, it seems. I wonder how she manages… 1 agrees Reply Log burner? Although I can't see a chimney. I know we couldn't live without ours in the winter Reply Oh my goodness, the caboose! I'm writing grant applications for a very similar caboose owned by the museum where I work, and have been getting very familiar with ours as a result. I had JUST been wondering if anyone converts them, because ours looks like the perfect small living space. She did such a lovely job! Reply When I was a kid, my Uncle passed away rather unexpectedly, and we all had to go up to Manitoulin Island for the funeral. One of my aunt and uncle's neighbours volunteered to put up any relatives who needed a place to stay at his summer home. I say summer home rather than cottage, because it was enormous. In the front yard, the owner had a converted caboose. He moved into the caboose, and left the summer house to us. So people have been converting cabooses into living spaces for at least 30 years. Reply My boyfriend and I are always joking about our tiny house, and then I see posts like these… makes our house un worthy of the term 'tiny'. 1 agrees Reply Please, please house tour for the caboose! 4 agree Reply Everything from Hornby Island is magical and lovely. My husband spotted that caravan on my iPad from across the room and is now trying to find a way we can have one. We're transient for another few years but can't wait to own a tiny home. Reply Those are beautiful! I could see staying in one for a retreat, or if I were a single person who liked being outside. I want to nap in that blue bed. I want to nap in it and read books and write all weekend. Reply My husband and I spent part of our honeymoon in the Red Caboose Bed and Breakfast in Sequim, WA. It was awesome! I love the caboose house with its patio. I love the tiny spaces. Reply These dooo feel so cozy. Love it! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.