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River Road House, a beautiful and sustainable timber frame home with two bedrooms in 800 sq ft. | www.facebook.com/SmallHouseBliss

River Road House, a beautiful and sustainable timber frame home with two bedrooms in 800 sq ft. | www.facebook.com/SmallHouseBliss

This Texas Hill Country cottage by Kanga Room Systems is a 480 sq ft studio with loft bedroom plus 432 sq ft of porches | www.facebook.com/S...

This Texas Hill Country cottage by Kanga Room Systems is a 480 sq ft studio with loft bedroom plus 432 sq ft of porches | www.facebook.com/S...

This is an 800-square-foot home in the River Road area in north Eugene. It was designed by Nir Pearlson and built by Six Degrees Construction for owners Rob Handy and Julie Hulme, who were inspired by The Not So Big House and other books by Sarah Susanka, FAIA. It turns out the owners upsized their situation by deconstructing an existing 620-square foot house built several decades ago, according to The Register-Guard.

This is an 800-square-foot home in the River Road area in north Eugene. It was designed by Nir Pearlson and built by Six Degrees Construction for owners Rob Handy and Julie Hulme, who were inspired by The Not So Big House and other books by Sarah Susanka, FAIA. It turns out the owners upsized their situation by deconstructing an existing 620-square foot house built several decades ago, according to The Register-Guard.

Gallery: Sarah Susanka's Secrets to a House That Fits You Perfectly (Even If It's Not So Big)

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Gallery: Sarah Susanka's Secrets to a House That Fits You Perfectly (Even If It's Not So Big)

Really cute small house with 1 BR, 1 BA in the loft; add bench seating in left kitchen area; could add an enclosed porch & small apartment off of it (like in the Dog Trot plan) Hatchet Creek 794 sq ft small-guest-house-plan-design

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Really cute small house with 1 BR, 1 BA in the loft; add bench seating in left kitchen area; could add an enclosed porch & small apartment off of it (like in the Dog Trot plan) Hatchet Creek 794 sq ft small-guest-house-plan-design

Dry Creek Guest House in Tx is 336 feet of efficient charm.

Dry Creek Guest House in Tx is 336 feet of efficient charm.

Small-House Secrets: This 800-sq.-ft. cottage uses 10 strategies for great comfort and style.

Small-House Secrets: This 800-sq.-ft. cottage uses 10 strategies for great comfort and style.

A pretty little tiny house on wheels, built as part of "the Handcrafted Movement" and designed by Matthew Impola.:

A pretty little tiny house on wheels, built as part of "the Handcrafted Movement" and designed by Matthew Impola.:

move the closets to along the living room wall of the bedroom. Extend the kitchen into the lower corner and create a dining penenisula. Expand the bathroom into leftover closet space. Add a back door, deck, and outdoor shower.

move the closets to along the living room wall of the bedroom. Extend the kitchen into the lower corner and create a dining penenisula. Expand the bathroom into leftover closet space. Add a back door, deck, and outdoor shower.

The Salish is a 400-square-foot park model with a main floor bedroom. Large floor-to-ceiling windows allow for panoramic views of your surroundings.

Salish by West Coast Homes

The Salish is a 400-square-foot park model with a main floor bedroom. Large floor-to-ceiling windows allow for panoramic views of your surroundings.