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Japanese Forest House

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A small cabin made almost exclusively from salvaged materials with traditional Japanese design influences in Nehalem, Oregon. More info. here.

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17 Comments

  • Reply michael December 4, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    This has to be my favorate tiny house so far!

  • Reply Crys December 4, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    This is beautiful!

  • Reply Beth December 5, 2014 at 6:21 am

    No Kitchen or bathroom???

    • Reply Laurie Smith December 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm

      The kitchen is right inside the front door. I expect there may be what we would call an outhouse for sanitary facilities.

    • Reply Bruce December 7, 2014 at 8:34 am

      From the Airbnb advertisemnet: “We have a composting toilet available for use with the Japanese Forest House. It is located a few steps away from the front door within the forest. As of now there is no shower or hot water available. There is a wood stove for heating and the renewable energy powered kitchen is equipped with an electric tea pot and hot plate and cooking utensils. “

    • Reply quiviran December 8, 2014 at 6:49 pm

      @Beth – There is a kitchen. The l-shaped shelf in the fourth photo shows a sink, with faucets. There are pots above the wood stove, so I suspect that is used for cooking. I didn’t spot any sort of refrigeration, but one of the baskets below the l-shaped shelf appears to contain a very small cooler. What more could anyone ask?

      This is a beautiful house, no doubt about it. I feel calm and relaxed just looking at the photos, and I don’t even live there.

    • Reply Amber January 23, 2015 at 10:04 pm

      ya but it is cool

  • Reply Laurie Smith December 5, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    Click on More info here. It says, “We have a composting toilet available for use with the Japanese Forest House. It is located a few steps away from the front door within the forest. As of now there is no shower or hot water available. There is a wood stove for heating and the renewable energy powered kitchen is equipped with an electric tea pot and hot plate and cooking utensils. “

  • Reply Nate V December 5, 2014 at 11:36 pm

    This. . .THIS is exactly what I have been dreaming of since deciding I want to retire to a “manageable” home. All it needs is a basement so I can stay cool in the summer and store my canned veggies and, as Beth noted, a small kitchen off the back.

  • Reply Jeff December 6, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    Beautiful. I like the simplicity of the house. Would be nice if it had a bathroom though.

  • Reply Mark F December 8, 2014 at 5:29 pm

    If you look closely there is a very simple kitchen. What I’m curious about is how to keep things cool?

  • Reply bob adams December 8, 2014 at 8:36 pm

    This is what it’s all about folks! Five star!!!

  • Reply zenLoki December 9, 2014 at 12:03 am

    I’ve looked this over many times and its just as beautiful as the first. This has to be as close to my ideal home as someone else can get. The materials, execution and setting are simply amazing.

  • Reply coo December 12, 2014 at 3:10 am

    What’s the square footage on this sexy setup?

  • Reply Robert December 14, 2014 at 1:03 am

    Such a beautiful lifestyle this home would inspire. Kudos!

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