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Barn Siding Studio Spring Clearance

We now have the Barn Siding Studio on sale at the clearance price of $19,000. It is ready to roll, and will make a lovely workspace for some lucky bargain hunter. At 200 sq ft. it is substantially larger that our 120 sq ft Room of Your Own which sells for $20,000. Available for immediate […]

Costing your Little House Second Unit in Sonoma County

The Base price for our Sonoma County Second Unit is $36,900 (as of 03/13/2013). Most Popular Options Installation Costs Permit Costs This is a 640 Square Foot factory Built Home on Wheels, (foundation ready), with a single bedroom and bath. Approved by the Fed. Housing and Urban Development Dept. for code-approved installation anywhere in The […]

Marin County to Fund Farm Worker Housing

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Two weeks ago, Marin County supervisors announced new funding for West Marin low-income farm worker housing. Little House on the Trailer is thrilled to see Marin County working toward improving housing for employees on ranches and farms. We hope to be a meaningful part of the farm and ranch communities’ efforts on this front. Farm […]

How to get a Permit in unincorporated Sonoma County

How to Get a Residential Building Permit for Projects that Require PlansBPC-021Building permits for a new house, addition to an existing house, a new garage or other new residential accessory building(s) are issued by the Permit and Resource Management Department (PRMD) for any property located within the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County (outside the city […]

Portable Employee Housing by Little House on the Trailer celebrates Marin’s funding commitment

Two weeks ago, Marin County officials announced new funding targeting improvements in West Marin agricultural housing.  Farm Worker housing has long been an obvious and relevant application for Little House on the Trailer Units.  Marin County’s current spotlight on improving the situation for farm workers has created the groundwork for dynamic change and upgrading.    Little […]

Introducing… the Barn Siding Studio and Recycled Barn Siding!

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Hi Folks, Great news! We now offer recycled barn siding as a finish, as well as a new unit: the Barn Siding Studio! Stephen Marshall, our owner and designer, just recently finished hand-building the Barn Siding Studio in time for our (very successful!) Loft Model Grand Opening. Intended for use as an art gallery or […]

New Brochures!

We’ve redesigned our brochure! Drop by our Grand Opening on Sept. 22nd and grab one!  

New Unit Arrives Tonight!

Here at Little House on the Trailer we have some exciting news! This evening our very first factory-built unit will be arriving on our lot! Over the next few days we’ll be adding new flooring and countertops, as well as repainting the outside and inside to match our color scheme. Come by and watch this […]

Release of Line Drawing #1

Come see the sneak peak of our newest unit! At 400 sq. ft. of main living space, with upgrades such as a double loft and 100 sq. ft. veranda, this unit is the very fist to have been made by our factory partnership! Designed by Stephen Marshall, constructed in the factory, and finished off in […]

Update from the factory

An update from the factory! The construction is going perfectly and the house is almost ready to be driven to Petaluma. We’ll add our own finishing touches right before our Sneak Preview Event on Saturday, August 11th at our showroom. We’d love to see you there!