The Cider Box

This house was completed for a customer that wanted to utilize their backyard space for full time living.

It is an energy efficient structure using a wide variety of energy efficiency measures–everything from a well-constructed thermal envelope to the appliances

A 162 square feet tiny house on wheels in Oregon built by Shelter Wise.

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  • Reply Kathy May 26, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    What is across from the sink & stove? Is there a refrigerator of some kind? Also could you show the “living room” area? Thank you.

    • Reply Mike May 27, 2014 at 12:08 am

      more pictures are on the Shelter Wise website.

    • Reply Michelle August 5, 2014 at 7:24 pm

      Oh My Goodness!!! What I would give to have this!!! I absolutely love this design! This is amazing!!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!!! Wish I could afford one.

      • Reply Lália Barros August 14, 2014 at 12:49 pm

        Ohhh, AMAZING!!!! I also loved this amazing home!!!!! I wish I could have one someday! \ ^_^ /

    • Reply Sava Hibbard August 23, 2014 at 5:19 am

      Can we get one in UK?!

  • Reply Mike May 26, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    How much does it cost?

    • Reply Andy August 11, 2014 at 5:54 am


    • Reply patt August 13, 2014 at 11:34 pm

      bullshit I can buy a trailor on wheeles for less than that or a nice home in The Hatch for less than this…..Steinhatchee…

      • Reply Pat Kainu November 30, 2014 at 3:07 pm

        Bet it won’t be of that quality however!

  • Reply Wendy May 27, 2014 at 8:35 am

    I am not trying to be a smart alec or anything but, is this actually called the Cider Box or, should it be
    The Cedar Box?
    It is a cute place and spaces well appointed, it looks like.

    • Reply Matt August 7, 2014 at 3:19 pm

      I was thinking the exact same thing.

  • Reply Chris May 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    That Cider box house is amazing! Do you know who I can contact to help me build one?

    Thank you

  • Reply Lynnette Guitard May 27, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    Contact # on how much these cost to buy?

  • Reply Martin May 27, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    Nice building – well made. Personally, I find the interior very dark and with a smaller space, the use of brighter/lighter colours to imply space and light is important, so I’d have gone brighter. Also nice to see an AirHead compost loo – the original and better than the Natures Head (don’t need to open the solids compartment to empty the urine container etc).

    • Reply Karen February 1, 2015 at 3:15 am

      I’m with you on the interior darkness. We are planning on building a tiny home, and are going to opt for white paneling and naturally colored wood on floors and ceiling. I think the wood colors fight too much in this example. Way to imposing, and I imagine it would close in on you after a while.

  • Reply Frank August 4, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    I’d love to get more information on this.

  • Reply P ann rhow August 4, 2014 at 10:19 pm

    That’s great just what my daughter needs dark or not it’s still a great idea, and she wanted to rent a shed,this is much better,old Mobil home frame your on your way!

  • Reply Tim Walshe August 4, 2014 at 10:24 pm

    How much does something like what is seen here cost? Is there a refrigerator-freezer in this house?

  • Reply ada brownfield August 5, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    How would I go by get one of these tiny house 724 570 6897

  • Reply jeff davis August 5, 2014 at 4:40 pm


  • Reply Laurentus August 5, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Amazing design, I agree that the interior should been lighter color showing space.
    Wonder how much does that cost and how many Square foot is that thing is ??

  • Reply Katia August 5, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    Cider , Cedar ? I guess anything but Cinder Box would work 😉

  • Reply Mike Green August 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm

    Wow, such elegance in a tiny home. Would you please forward a floor plan and more pics of the living area.

    Cheers, Mike

  • Reply Josafa Bezerra Duarte August 5, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    Uma solução pratica para Lideres e pastores que viajam muito fora de suas familias,poder levá-las.

  • Reply Josafa Bezerra Duarte August 5, 2014 at 10:27 pm

    pra tudo há soluções eis ai uma grande alternativa para empresário que vivem viajando poderão levar suas esposas.

  • Reply Garrett August 6, 2014 at 10:29 am

    I wonder if anyone has weighed this completed unit? Just looking at the beautiful construction and all the gorgeous add ons… and the incredible use of reclaimed (heavy) lumber, it would appear that not a single thought was given to not exceeding the maximum gross weight, nor for the maximum tongue weight (between 12 and 13 percent of the gross weight of the trailer). Or… hopefully I am wrong on all the above. Maybe the builder was able to find hollow lumber?

  • Reply John August 6, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    I want one with a woodburner in it that would be ace

  • Reply Norman Paul August 6, 2014 at 9:15 pm

    I agree. More photos and information please.

  • Reply ana c. rodrigues August 6, 2014 at 9:42 pm

    Quanto custa, e , onda fazer????

  • Reply Nita Barrow- Zimmerman August 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm

    That is an awesome home. I want one. It is the perfect size for me.

  • Reply Anna mower August 6, 2014 at 10:27 pm

    What is the cost and where are these built do they have a home office? If so where is it located and do they build anywhere in the states?

  • Reply Ilene August 7, 2014 at 1:18 am

    Pretty neat little place. The price is??

  • Reply adriana figueroa August 7, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    me gustaría saber las medidas de la casa y el costo.

  • Reply Jason August 7, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    How much does one cost?

  • Reply Derin August 7, 2014 at 7:45 pm

    If you are interested in finding out more about our company and tiny houses checkout our website at http://www.shelterwise.com.

    Its the Cider Box, when we finished this house and delivered it to the customers house it down poured on us the whole time, it was slightly miserable. Anyways we went and had some Cider’s later that day and that’s when it came to me.

    Thanks for all the nice comments, its encouraging!!

  • Reply ziya hakan akça August 8, 2014 at 2:15 am

    kaç para… how much is it…

  • Reply Altug August 8, 2014 at 6:09 am

    I want it 🙂

  • Reply christophe chevreuil August 8, 2014 at 10:38 am

    hi , Who do I need to contact to see the plans and constructions details . In case I’d like to buy it is there a kit and how much does it cost, do you ship to Canada or elswhere?
    Thanks and looking forward for an answer!

    Christophe Chevreuil
    cell: 514-995-0969

  • Reply Sara August 8, 2014 at 7:35 pm

    Hey, how much would this cost?

  • Reply Edna Lima August 8, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    I loved, I want.How much does it cost ?

  • Reply Tony August 9, 2014 at 8:07 am

    How much do they cost?

  • Reply marianne watson August 9, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    lovely! just love it! tell me more about this!

  • Reply donnie lovell August 10, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    they aint gonna tell u how much it cost. they want to suck u in first. price is probly astronomical…although i love it looks great and is so diff from general rv’s…. it probly sucks ass to tow between aero dynamics and weight distribution….. id rather buy a rv that is ment for the road. im sorry but wood houses are not ment to be hauled around

    • Reply Robin in NM August 12, 2014 at 1:35 pm

      I think one of the above comments said $40,000.

    • Reply christee johnson August 14, 2014 at 8:57 am

      In the earlier post he replied $40,000 was the cost. Read, Read, Read!!!

  • Reply Kyle McGinnis August 11, 2014 at 2:59 am

    That is bad ass!! And I want to either buy one or get building one??? Please contact me ASAP! 1-306-222-9249

  • Reply Lives in the woods August 11, 2014 at 5:38 pm

    I love these small places…really unique. Not unlike living on a boat (which I have done) but the one thing I would really miss is a big walk-in shower and a fully functioning crapper…..

  • Reply Wanda August 12, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    I love the storage steps that lead up to the sleeping loft. With my bad knees however it wouldn’t be do-able. Would it adaptable to include solar panels?

  • Reply Me August 12, 2014 at 10:31 pm

    Where can I purchase one of these tiny homes?

  • Reply Ahmet Haşim August 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Perfect. This would be a great house for me

  • Reply antonio villalba August 21, 2014 at 2:08 pm

    me gustaría tener precio y catalogo

  • Reply Günther José Kiekebusch September 24, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    tell me more about this very good idea. Are you in Brazil representative?

  • Reply A.Jones October 12, 2014 at 10:22 pm

    Like this house it can be move any where….

  • Reply veronica elizalde October 15, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    excelente vivienda cuanto cuesta y donde las venden!!!???

  • Reply donna owen January 8, 2015 at 1:59 am

    How do I share this listing or send it to myself?

    donna owen

  • Reply ghleehanna January 30, 2015 at 1:14 am

    I !!!!!LOVE!!!! THIS HOUSE!!!!!
    This is my dream house…just give me 2 years. I would exchange the stove for a wood burning stove that also bakes…put in a Murphy bed on the end because im in a wheelchair and I’m in love!!!!!

  • Reply Chip February 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    If it cost $40,000 for 126 sq. Ft. that equals $256 a sq. ft. !!!!

    Come on people, don’t get lost in it’s “cuteness”.

    At that price, it would cost $256,000 for 1000 sq. ft. !!!

    I could build these all day long for a few years and then retire on the profits.

    There are much less expensive alternatives out there…

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  • Reply Carmem Dora May 13, 2015 at 12:02 pm

    Boa tarde. Alguém já trouxe para o Brasil uma casa como esta? Se a resposta for sim, como procedeu?

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  • Reply connie December 27, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    Absolutely beautiful tiny house. SO nice!!!

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