Buy A Deeded Lot At Lost Lake Resort In Olympia, Wa.
If you are looking for a place to legally live year on the West side in Washington state, I have a recommendation for you. You can buy your own deeded lot at Lost Lake Resort in Olympia, Wa. It is a great option instead of throwing your money away on renting a lot. Lots start at 1400 square feet.
Lost Lake Resort is 50 miles from Seattle off of Interstate 5 and is nestled in a secluded, wooded area in the Nisqually Valley. You will have the best of both worlds to live in a forest and be conveniently close to the Amtrak, Tacoma Mall, Fort Lewis Public Golf Course, restaurants, hospitals and all the pleasures of city life.
There have a lot of amenities and are offering introductory reductions and possible financing. They are park model friendly. See restrictions. FAQ. They do require that park models have a natural cedar siding look with a green roof.
Lost Lake Resort Amenities
Security office visitor registration, mail service
Equipment checkout, propane purchases
Men’s/women’s locker rooms with showers and sauna
Lake clubhouse with kitchen and fireplace
Two public restrooms with showers
11-acre private lake stocked with Rainbow Trout and other fish
Paved roads for walking and bike riding
Lake swimming area
Paddle boat rental
Basketball/ tennis/pickle ball court
Miniature golf Course
Large, heated indoor/outdoor pool open Memorial Day to Labor Day
Soap Lake, Wa. Adopted Chapter 17.25 into the Soap Lake Municipal Code
In 2016, the city council of Soap Lake, Wa. adopted chapter 17.25 into the Soap Lake Municipal Code to encourage single units and clusters of tiny homes on city lots in Soap Lake. The minimum requirement is 200 square feet and the maximum requirement is 1000 square feet. At this time, wheels need to be taken off, but they are very open to changes and willing to have an open conversation to make it work for everyone.
About Soap Lake, Wa.
Soap Lake is located in the center of the state of Washington, 20 miles north of Interstate 90 between Seattle and Spokane, sitting in a desert environment with nine inches or less of rainfall per year and 320 days of sun. The current population is approximately 1,740 people. Soap Lake is formed at the end of a chain of lakes running down the center of the Lower Grand Coulee. The Lower Grand Coulee is over a mile and a half wide in places with sheer basalt rock walls rising 900 feet over the coulee floor. State Highway 17, Coulee Corridor-National Scenic Byway, runs through Soap Lake and up the floor of the canyon heading towards Grand Coulee Dam and Canada.
Healing Waters In Soap Lake
Soap Lake is known to have healing waters because the minerals in the water make the water alkaline.
More Cities In Washington Are Becoming Tiny Home Friendly
I was very excited to speak with Darryl Piercy, who is the planner of 5 cities in Wa. state and he said there are more cities that want to welcome tiny homes, including the city of George. Darryl is the man to speak with to get your permit to place your tiny home.
Contact For Permits
Plan It Consulting A Division of Partners With Government LLC 312 Alpine Drive Ellensburg, WA 98926 509.859.2943 Eastern Washington 509.989.9112 Grant/Adams County 360.362.6339 Western Washington FAX 888-778-1275 email: email@example.com www.planitconsulting.org
Find A Tiny Home Friendly Lot In Soap Lake, Wa.
Raymond Gravelle is the mayor of Soap Lake, Wa. and also a real estate agent and would be a great contact if you want to buy a lot in Soap Lake or if you are a developer and you want to create a tiny home community in Soap Lake.
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING CHAPTER 17.25 TITLED COTTAGE HOUSING DESIGN STANDARDS INTO THE SOAP LAKE MUNICIPAL CODE
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SOAP LAKE, WASHINGTON ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Adopt the following chapter into the Soap Lake Municipal Code:
17.25 Cottage housing design standards.
1. To provide an opportunity for small, detached housing types clustered around a common open space;
2. To ensure that cottage developments contribute to the overall character of residential areas;
3. To provide for centrally located and functional common open space that fosters a sense of community;
4. To provide for semi-private area around individual cottages to enable diversity in landscape design and foster a sense of ownership;
5. To minimize visual impacts of parking areas on the street and adjacent properties and the visual setting for the development; and
6. To promote conservation of resources by providing for clusters of small dwelling units on a property.
B. Description. Cottage housing refers to clusters of small detached dwelling units arranged around a common open space. Cottage housing developments shall only be allowed in the R-2 zone.
C. Lot Configuration. Cottages may be configured as condominiums or fee-simple lots provided they meet the standards herein.
D. Density Bonus. Due to the smaller relative size of cottage units, each cottage shall be counted as one-half a dwelling unit for the purpose of calculating density. For example, a cluster of six cottages would be equivalent to three dwelling units.
E. Dimensional Standards.
Table 17.25.010 Dimensional standards for cottages.
F. Units in Each Cluster. Cottage housing developments shall contain a minimum of three and a maximum of 12 cottages located in a cluster to encourage a sense of community among the residents. A development site may contain more than one cottage housing development.
G. Windows on the Street. Transparent windows and/or doors are required on at least 10 percent of the facades (all vertical surfaces) of all cottages facing the street and common open space. For facades facing north, at least eight percent of the facade shall include transparent windows or doors. facades, provided the design meets the purpose of the standards.
H. Parking and Driveway Location and Design.
1. Parking shall be located on the same property as the cottage development;
2. Where lots abut an alley, the garage or off-street parking area is encouraged to take access from the alley;
3. Parking areas shall be located to the side or rear of cottage clusters and not between the street and cottages. Parking is prohibited in the front and interior setback areas;
4. Parking and vehicular areas shall be screened from public street and adjacent residential uses by landscaping or architectural screens. For parking lots adjacent
to the street, at least 10 feet of shall be provided between the sidewalk and the parking area. For parking lots along adjacent residential uses, at least five) shall be required. The city will consider alternative landscaping techniques provided they effectively mitigate views into the parking area from the street or adjacent residential uses and enhance the visual setting for the development;
5. Parking shall be located in clusters of not more than five adjoining uncovered spaces (except where adjacent to an alley). Departures will be considered provided alternative configurations improve the visual setting for development;
6. Garages may be attached to individual cottages provided all other standards herein are met and the footprint of the ground floor, including garage, does not exceed 1,000 square feet. Such garages shall be located away from the common open spaces; and
7. No more than one driveway per cottage cluster shall be permitted, except where clusters front onto more than one street.
I. Common Open Space Requirements.
1. Open space shall abut at least 50 percent of the cottages in a cottage housing development;
2. Open space shall have cottages abutting on at least two sides;
3. Cottages shall be oriented around and have the main entry from the common open space;
4. Cottages shall be within 60 feet walking distance of the common open space; and
5. Open space shall include at least one courtyard, plaza, garden, or other central open space, with access to all units. The minimum dimensions of this open space are 15 feet by 20 feet.
J. Required Private Open Space. Private open space shall be required adjacent to each dwelling unit, for the exclusive use of the cottage resident(s). The space shall be usable (not on a steep slope) and oriented toward the common open space as much as possible, with no dimension less than 10 feet.
K. Porches. Cottage facades facing the common open space or common pathway shall feature a roofed porch at least 80 square feet in size with a minimum dimension of eight feet on any side.
L. Covered Entry and Visual Interest. Cottages located facing a public street shall provide:
1. A covered entry feature (with a minimum dimension of six feet by six feet) visible from the street;
2. At least 10 feet of landscaped open space between the residence and the street; and
3. At least two architectural details, such as:
a. Decorative lighting;
b. Decorative trim;
c. Special door;
d. Trellis or decorative building element; and/or
e. Bay window.
Alternative design treatments will be considered provided the design treatments provide visual interest to the pedestrian.
M. Character and Diversity. Cottages and accessory buildings within a particular cluster shall be designed within the same “family” of architectural styles. Examples elements include:
1. Similar building/roof form and pitch;
2. Similar siding materials;
3. Similar porch detailing; and/or
4. Similar window trim;
A diversity of cottages can be achieved within a “family” of styles by:
1. Alternating porch styles (such as roof forms);
2. Alternating siding details on facades and/or roof gables; and/or
3. Different siding color.
I want to share a lovely Seattle Airbnb that is available to rent and try out before you order a cabin. The Seattle Airbnb is located in Des Moines, Washington, near the Seattle Airport and Light Rail. The cabin is The Mini Urban Cabin. It has incredible reviews and is immaculately kept and clean. Every customer staying at the cabin gave their stay a 5 Star Rating and were very pleased with their gracious hosts.
Video Tour Before It Was Delivered
Beautiful Pine Interior Painted White
Double Lofted Cabin: A Ladder On One Side
The Other Loft Has A Stair/Ladder
Cozy Kitchen With Full Sized Appliances With All Your Cooking Essentials Provided
The Mini Urban Cabin is 8′. 6” wide X 24′ in length and the height is 15′.6” high for added room in the loft. I love how the owners made use of every corner of the home and though it is only 8′.6” wide, it still looks very roomy and comfortable. The pine was painted white and helps open the cabin up along with the large windows. The Mini Cabin is a smaller version of The Urban Cabin, which is a customer favorite. Details Here.
Laughing Water Cabin Available For Rent At Betsy’s Cabins in Mt. Rainier
I am so excited to share a beautiful luxury cabin that Dave built that is available to rent all year around at Betsy’s Cabins in Mt. Rainier in Ashford, Washington. I get so many calls from clients who want to stay in one of our cabins before they buy and this is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a relaxing weekend and marvel at the beautiful craftsmanship that is a signature feature in all our cabins. The cabin has cedar siding, a pine interior, a custom dining bar and my favorite, blue pine flooring with cedar walls in the bathroom.
Laughing Water Cabin Features
Queen Size Bed In Loft
Queen Size Bed On The Ground Floor Bedroom
Room In Loft For Sleeping Bags For The Kids
Kitchen Complete With All Appliances, Utensils And Pots
Living Room With Couch And Loveseat
Cozy Gas Stove
All Our Cabins Are Built For Four Seasons
Cozy Gas Stove And Extra Baseboard Heat
A/C To Stay Cool
The bathroom features cedar walls and a subway tiled shower tub combination. A blow dryer, shampoo, conditioner and body wash are provided for your convenience.
Out Door Features
A lovely covered deck and hot tub with be added by October
For More Information And To Book Your Stay Contact
Betsy’s Cabins at Mount Rainier, Ashford Washington, Mount Rainier Email phone: (503) 891-3327
Investor Alert: Tiny Home, Cabin Development In Idaho For Sale: $ 449,000
Kelly Kearns, the owner of Clark Fork Lodge in Clark Fork Idaho is selling a tiny home, cabin development in Clark Fork, Idaho. There are seven approved lots that are approved for permanent tiny homes or cabins. Water, sewer, phone and electricity has been installed to each site. One site includes a 600 square foot cabin for rental income. There are amazing, multiple income opportunities for an investor, including selling the deeded lots for a tiny home or cabin, nightly cabin, tee-pee rentals and it has all ready been established as a beautiful setting for weddings, celebrations and concerts.
Each lot is 42 X 100
Includes A 1/2 Acre Stocked Fishing Pond And Creek
The Pond Area Is A Beautiful Setting For Music/ Concerts And Weddings
Cabin Rental That Rents For $ 160 A Night
Two Tee-Pee Rentals That Rent For $49.00 A Night
Room For More Tee-Pee Rentals
Approved For Two More Tiny Homes Or Cabins
Conveniently Located To Clark Fork Lodge And Grill
Next To An Approved RV Park That Is Tiny Home Friendly ( Coming Soon!)
3.5 Acres Priest River Waterfront $249,900
Kelly is also selling 3.5 acres of waterfront property that is entirely private, without neighbors. Power, phone and septic is installed. A well needs to be added. Wildlife abounds and has a 8′ deep fishing, swimming hole with large big trees and your own, private beach.
23,600 Square Foot Lodge $600,000
Kelly is offering a 23,600 square foot lodge for sale, situated on 40 acres with over 2500 of Elk Creek Frontage. The lodge was formerly the Elk Mountain School, situated in a private, wooded setting just south of Heron, MT. The lodge could also be turned into a retreat center, Bed And Breakfast or upscale, adult family home.
13 Bedrooms With Private Baths
6 Additional Bathrooms
Meeting Rooms And Offices
Tile Floors Throughout
Radiant Floor Heat
Outdoor Basketball Court
Tiny Home Friendly RV Park Coming Soon!
Stay tuned for a tiny home friendly RV Park in Clark Fork, Idaho that is being developed now and hopefully will be ready by the fall. I will be sharing more later as I get more news.
Large 50 X 100 Lots
30 And 50 Amps
Laundry And Shower Facilities
Volley Ball Court
For more details of any of these opportunities, please call Kelly Kearns, the owner of Clark Fork Lodge
I have one area left for rent on my property for tiny home parking in Marlin, Washington by the middle of April. I am open to an RV as well. My main requirement is that you have your home insured and it is structurally sound with up to date electricity. No wood stoves unless your insurance company has insured your home knowing that is a source of heat.
Are You Longing To Homestead?
If you have been longing to homestead and want to trade traffic for long scenic stretches of roads with the beautiful sights of nature, I have the place you have been dreaming about. I have a small tiny home community with 2 tiny homes. Every one has their space and common areas.
Far From The Maddening Crowds
Marlin has a population of 50, yes only 50 people and I love it. It is located 4 hours from Seattle, 2 hours from Spokane, 35 minutes from Moses Lake and 20 minutes from Odessa. Odessa has a hospital and a small store.
Tiny Home Parking Features
30 or 50 Amps
3000 Square Foot Fenced Area
Laundry Facilities On Site
12 X 15 Storage Unit If Needed
Area To Garden
Chicken Coop ( Waiting For Chickens)
Insured Tiny Home
Prefer Non Smoker
Must Use Compost Toilet
Must Use Biodegradable Products
Help With Recycling
We Are Dog Crazy Here!!!
I am very open to dogs as long as they are not aggressive or have a bite history. Cats would not be safe, because of one of my dogs.
Please call me for more details, the space will be available by the middle of April.
I will have a tiny home rental available May 1st. It is an adorable yellow cottage in my tiny home community on 2 acres. The community is informal with no forced gatherings. Every one has their designated private area and common areas.
Far From The Maddening Crowds
Marlin is a tiny town of 50 in central, Wa. It is 40 minutes from Moses Lake, 4 hours from Seattle, 2 hours from Spokane and 20 minutes from Odessa where there is a hospital. There are great manufacturing jobs in Moses Lake with an abundance of jobs in health care.
Tiny Home Rental Features
200 Square Feet
Washer/Dryer In One
Doggie Door That Goes Out To A Private Yard
AirHead Compost Toilet
Excellent rental history with references
No Smokers Inside Or Out
No Drugs Or Vaping Inside
No Poison Allowed On The Land
Must Use Biodegradable Products
Dog Crazy Here!
A dog is possible. case by case but because of insurance they can have no bite history, be non aggressive, non destructive, not a cat killer and not a barker that goes on for hours when you are gone. We LOVE dogs here and it is set up beautifully for them!
I would love to find a really handy person that can help me when emergencies arise and especially in the spring and summer for mowing, weeding, irrigation, etc…………. I will not do a straight barter with someone because of my past experience with people. I would rather have someone pay the rent and then get paid for their time, not all will qualify for this and I will be very picky with whom I choose. Contact me for more details.
Please contact me for more details regarding the rental.
Lightly Shown Model For Sale: 12 X 33 One Bedroom Cabin
Dave is offering a 12 X 33 one bedroom cabin for sale that has been lightly shown as a model. Dave is 24 to 32 weeks out for a completed cabin, so this is an opportunity if you need a cabin quick and it is the size you want. No stairs to climb, with one bedroom on the ground floor. The interior has a blue pine ceiling and wainscotting and painted white walls.
The cabin is discounted at $55,000 plus shipping.
Easier To Finance
Because the cabin is all ready built, financing is must easier. Please call me for more details.
Hardie Plank Siding
If you are desiring less maintenance on your cabin, hardie plank is the way to go. Love the color and white trim.
Advantages Of Hardie Plank
Resists damage from moisture
Resists cracking, splitting, rotting and swelling
Resists termites and insects
Superior performance in high wind and hurricane areas
Resists flame spread
Paint lasts longer than on wood
Features Of The One Bedroom Cabin
Custom Steel Trailer
Ground Floor One Bedroom
Radiant Floor Heat
Cherry Kitchen Cabinets
Corian Counter tops
4 Burner Propane Stove And Oven
26 Gallon Electric Hot Water Heater
Blue Pine Wainscotting
Painted White Interior
50 Amp Electrical Panel
25 RV Cord
Please call me if you would like more information.
The Tiny Paradise Cabin was just delivered last weekend. In fact, as I was driving to see Dave, it was parked at a rest stop across the highway and we got to get a great photo of it being delivered. The dimensions are 10′ wide X 25′ in length. It was also 15.6 tall which is considered over height. The delivery required a semi truck to deliver the cabin and 2 pilot cars because it was over height and over width. I LOVE this yummy blue color and white trim, so fresh and happy. The siding is hardie plank, an upgrade choice.
Raised Living Area
The living area is raised allowing for storage underneath.
Starting Price Is $41,000
The starting price for the Tiny Paradise is $41,000. The customer had a lot of upgrades. I will be listing the standard specs and the upgrades underneath. The standard interior is natural pine, she chose to have it painted white which is gorgeous with the wood accents. She also added an A/C, radiant floor heat, a dishwasher, a washer/dyer combo, butcher block counter top, dishwasher and an on demand water heater which are all upgrades.
Built For All Seasons
Dave builds for all seasons. It is 2 X 6 construction, R21 Insulation, double pane windows and can adjust the trusses for any snow load requirements.
32” to 36” shower or shower/standard tub combination
20 Gallon hot water heater
Stainless steel kitchen sink
Lower kitchen base cabinets
Rustic shelves over kitchen sink
Base board heat or wall mounted heat
2 Burner built in electric or propane cook top
Under the counter frig
50 amp electrical panel
Light and fan in bathroom
Sconce lighting in loft
25 Foot RV Cord
R21 insulation in the walls, ceiling and flooring
Various Windows are included and will be discussed at the time of quote
Additional Upgrade Options
Radiant Floor Heat / $1500.00
EPA Certified Wood or Pellet Stove/From $1500.00 to $ 1800.00 : Includes Slate or Stone
Dickinson’s Propane Marine Heater: Installation and inverter $ 1100.00
Propane OR Natural Gas Log Fireplace With TV Mantle 30” or 36”-$2200.00 to $2400.00
Washer & Dryer / $1250.00 ( $ 200.00 extra to convert gas dryer to propane)
Washer Dryer In One $1800.00 ( Includes Installation )
Propane on demand hot water heater / $950.00
10′ Cubic Refrigerator $599.00
17′ Cubic Refrigerator $799.00
20” 4 Burner Gas Stove And Oven $800.00
24” 4 Burner Gas Stove And Oven $950.00
30″ 4 Burner Gas Stove And Oven $1050.00
Dishwasher $ 600.00
AC / $550.00
Sliding Barn Door $ 600.00
French Doors 6′ $ 800.00
Sliding Patio Door 6′ $ 500.00
Nature’s Head Compost Toilet $960.00
Two 5 Gallon Propane Tanks with gauge and regulator $ 250.00 ( propane not included )
Utility Shed for propane tanks $ 800.00
Stairs with storage $ 1000.00
Built in desk $250.00
Breaks and lights on trailer $350.00
Additional Upgrade Options: Add To Your Quote Notes
Tiny House Estates: Waterfront Tiny Home Community In Indiana
Tiny House Estates is an upscale waterfront tiny home community in the beautiful woods of northern Indiana, two hours from Chicago. Tiny House Estates is nestled on 34 acres, gated for privacy and security. Guests are surrounded by more than 20,000 trees hand planted over the past 25 years, which now presents itself as a forest full of wildlife roaming freely. The Kankakee River provides not only canoeing and kayaking but bird watching and serene waters for fishing. Tiny homes on wheels are allowed, though they must be skirted. The estate is backed up to 3300 acres of a fish and wildlife preserve.
All The Hard Work Has Been Done
The community has been developed for over 25 years and is a labor of love and all the hard work is done, including all utilities, well, sewer and the zoning to live in your tiny home legally and permanently. Thank you Micheal, for being a trailblazer to bring a community of others together who have a passion for nature, community, art and tiny homes.
Tiny House Estates Offers 1/4 Acre Parcels : 15 Lots Available For A Sale Starting At $14,950
Please Note: Special Discount For An Investor Who Would Like To Buy All 15 Lots
Amenities Included With The Lots
Gravel driveway to your lot
100amp Electric meter
Hook-up into a common well
Hook-up to a cluster septic system
Some of the primary roadways are lit
Some tree trimming
A lot of common ground areas for all to share
This property was designed and founded as a community for personal enjoyment of improving one’s daily life and a way to tune into nature as well as creating a place of growth, wellness and happiness. It is a place to truly live and appreciate the simple gifts of life, the arts, and be in harmony with others here at our beautiful haven of handmade tiny houses. We are seeking fifteen, unique, like-minded souls to join our community who love nature and who are wanting to build a showcase tiny house community.
POA Meetings and Lot Owner’s Voting Rights: Property Owners Association
We have a yearly POA meeting in mid-May.
We have a POA board and all board meetings are open to members.
Most importantly, you have a say in your community. When you own a lot, you get 1 vote. If you own two lots two votes, etc.
POA Fee: Monthly Fee $70.00 With Tiny Home ( $7.50 A Monthly For Empty Lot) Subject To Change
The mowing of your lot, the common grounds, entry, trails, etc.
Garbage collection and clean-up at common locations.
Maintenance of the cluster septic system and of our systems.
Maintaining water from our common well along with the water filtration system.
Maintenance and flowers for the entry gate, lock and lighting.
Maintenance for the gravel roads (removing potholes, grading roads, etc)
Real-estate taxes for common grounds
Insurance for common grounds
Tree removal, (selective)
Calling Those Who Love Nature
The grounds of Tiny House Estates are vast with common areas that include hiking trails, areas to rest and be with friends, and incredible views of fields, the river and woods. The community is ideal for anyone who wants to get away from it all and have a place to relax and enjoy nature. In the midst of this rustic, natural atmosphere is a centrally located artists’ studio with two kilns, a turning wheel, and a fully equipped woodworking shop – perfect for the artist or hobbyist.
New lot owners will be required to have a background check and sign documents of understanding regarding the deed restrictions, monthly dues participation and use as outlined on the recorded plate. Deed Restrictions
I appreciate this requirement, it will give you the peace of mind to know who your neighbors are that are moving in near you.
San Pierre has a population of less than 200 residents and is at the junction of U.S. Route 421 and Indiana State Road 10. The nearest town for shopping is Valparaiso, only 22 miles away.
Communities of Distinction TV Features City of Valparaiso Indiana
Valparasio means the veil of paradise. It is located one hour from Chicago with a population under 34,000. Their is a vibrant downtown, hospitals, outdoor activities, employment opportunities and great school systems to raise your families and home to Valaparaiso University.
Valparaiso University – Where Passion Meets Purpose
Legally And Permanently Live In Your Tiny Home
There has been a lot of hard work put into this community and I feel anyone would be blessed to be a part of the family there. Michael described to me the story of how Tiny Houses Estates came about and it is so beautiful , the story is worthy of becoming a book in the future.
Contact Michael For More Details
If you are an investor interested in more than one lot, call Micheal for details. Micheal also has bank contacts if you want to buy the land and have a tiny home built.