03/02 Built by a Bold Woman, This Wee House in North Carolina Is a Perfect Getaway

living room of 480 sq ft cabin in NC

living room of 480 sq ft cabin in NC

Brasstown, NC, is known for “two things,” according to realtor Susan Christensen: the John C. Campbell Folk School and the New Year’s Eve Opossum drop. But it should be known for one more tiny detail: namely, the location of a tiny house, built single-handedly by carpenter and owner Melissa Vines. The sweet house is now on the market for $120,000.

“This is where you come when you say, ‘Stop the world, I want to get off,’” Christensen says of the town. And the 480-square-foot wood cabin just might be the perfect getaway retreat.

Located on 2 acres of woodsy land, with a creek nearby, the private spot could work as a year-round hideaway or a vacation home.

Vines, who lived in the one-bedroom, one-bathroom home full time, first camped in a trailer on the land she had purchased. “I decided I wanted to get away from the city and came up here,” Vines recalls.

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See the listing: http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/452-Royal-Oaks-Trl_Brasstown_NC_28902_M53351-81141


Elaine Walker