An off-grid tiny house on wheels… custom designed for a retired couple setting off to explore North America

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This tiny home on wheels custom designed for a retired couple setting off to explore North America is far a far cry from the typical motor home even though it is about the same size! It intrigued me as soon as I saw an article about it in Dwell Magazine and then I tracked down Fritz Tiny Homes who designed and built it for The MacDonalds. This is just one example of the homes they build. They described this tiny home below… all photos from Fritz Tiny Homes.

Their compact dwelling is packed with e-bikes, folding kayaks, and skis—as well as a soaker tub and a sofa that turns into a bunk bed.

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This tiny home was completely designed around the life of our clients. Blending craftsman, eclectic and modern styles,  this home showcases fir timber work, intricate rooflines, walnut counters and custom concrete work. Key features include a beautiful living room, full kitchen, luxury bathroom with a soaker tub, full standing height master bedroom with home office, custom furniture, and built-in sound and projector system.

This home goes deep beyond the beautiful facade starting with the “gearage”, where the custom e-bike racks are. This home is also fully off-grid with a full autonimous solar system, onboard 100 gallon fresh and grey water tanks, UV & particulate water filtration system, hydronic in-floor heating and a mini split air conditioning system. This home is ready for any climate.

This is what retirement can look like for an adventurous, active couple ready to explore North America.

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Don’t miss the narrated full virtual video tour of the MacDonald at the Fritz Tiny Homes website!

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Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX Results –

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