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Retired Teacher's Single Level Tiny House

  • Dipublikasikan tanggal 12 Agu 2022
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    Charlene leaped into tiny living after retiring from her passion for teaching. Her husband passed many years ago, and after maintaining their 50-acre ranch property, she decided to downsize and live simply in Austin, Texas. She and her husband used to be sailors, so the galley kitchen feels right at home! The bedroom has a rustic feel with a cedar accent wall, turquoise decor, and a large bed centered in the middle. With ceilings stretching over thirteen feet high, the entire tiny home feels beyond the 399sq ft it is. There's an exterior living space that welcomes neighbors and friends to gather by the wood-burning fireplace while the sun sets just over her prominent balcony.
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  • cacklingfelix
    cacklingfelix Bulan Yang lalu +2626

    So proud to be one of her grand children! I can confirm that Charlene, or as we call her "Honi", is just as charismatic in real life as she is in this video! Love visiting her in this tiny home, very nice. :)

    • Time Forchange
      Time Forchange 2 hari yang lalu

      @Jeanne Colvin Recreational Resort Cottages in Rockwall TX. I have been looking at others and I think most carry it

    • Repent and believe in Jesus Christ
      Repent and believe in Jesus Christ 2 hari yang lalu

      Repent to Jesus Christ ““Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”
      ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭7:24‬ ‭NIV

    • Jeanne Colvin
      Jeanne Colvin 2 hari yang lalu

      @Time Forchange , What company are you using?

    • MsJorjan
      MsJorjan 3 hari yang lalu

      Where did she buy this model?

    • Goldilocks
      Goldilocks 3 hari yang lalu

      Wow. The tiny house is great but your Grandma is spectacular. This is who we should all aspire to be in our older years. Still so positive and full of life. I’ll bet she was a great teacher :)

  • Ethan Caffey
    Ethan Caffey 26 hari yang lalu +114

    Ms. Charlene was my geometry teacher in high school four years ago, it’s amazing to see her now, and in a much less formal setting! She was always so sweet and kind, I’m glad she’s doing well.

    • Repent and believe in Jesus Christ
      Repent and believe in Jesus Christ 2 hari yang lalu +1

      Repent to Jesus Christ ““Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”
      ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭7:24‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  • Lynn Wilkinson
    Lynn Wilkinson Bulan Yang lalu +173

    I always thought I'd like to have a loft model, until I saw this one. This is perfect for my needs. Even after retiring, this teacher is still teaching all of us how to have the perfect life and retire in style. Thank you!

    • Cassie Page
      Cassie Page Hari Yang lalu


    • Repent and believe in Jesus Christ
      Repent and believe in Jesus Christ 2 hari yang lalu

      Repent to Jesus Christ ““Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”
      ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭7:24‬ ‭NIV‬‬

    • From the bayou
      From the bayou 20 hari yang lalu

      I wouldn’t have even thought of that, but it would be wasted space!

  • Col Bullsigh
    Col Bullsigh Bulan Yang lalu +162

    You, Young Lady, should be on a tiny home manufacturer's staff, DESIGNING tiny homes!

  • Montanamtngirl
    Montanamtngirl Bulan Yang lalu +362

    This is my favorite tiny house I've ever seen! I love her design style and décor!!! She sure would be a fun neighbor, and what a great person!! 😊❤️

    • Cheryl Simmons
      Cheryl Simmons 9 jam yang lalu

      I fully agree 😁

    • Repent and believe in Jesus Christ
      Repent and believe in Jesus Christ 2 hari yang lalu +1

      Repent to Jesus Christ ““Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”
      ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭7:24‬ ‭NIV‬‬

    • delores sullivan
      delores sullivan 13 hari yang lalu +3

      Mind to it's beautiful I love her explanation

    • Tammy / Kidd Lester
      Tammy / Kidd Lester 14 hari yang lalu +3

      Absolutely 💯 !!!!! She's a sweetheart and her home is gorgeous !!!!! 😍

    • Tammy / Kidd Lester
      Tammy / Kidd Lester 14 hari yang lalu +3

      One of my favorites too ! I love the wood and how cozy and comfortable it seems 😌

  • joanna Davis
    joanna Davis Bulan Yang lalu +452

    This lady needs her own show. She's adorable and smart and knows how to word everything just right. Beautiful charming lady.❤️

  • Carol Vestal
    Carol Vestal Bulan Yang lalu +102

    Just wow! Not only is her tiny home stunning, she is a beautifully articulate lady. What an awesome job she did showing and explaining tiny living.

    • Linda Lesniak
      Linda Lesniak 15 hari yang lalu +3

      Everything you said!!!!!!!!

    • Dani
      Dani 24 hari yang lalu +5

      Great presentation and so wonderfully explained.

  • Naomi Burn
    Naomi Burn Bulan Yang lalu +70

    Another piece of Ms. Charlene’s genius is she hasn’t shied away from using large furniture pieces for her tiny home. Everything looks very appropriately scaled and not cluttered. I am so impressed.

  • Adele Terrazas
    Adele Terrazas Bulan Yang lalu +57

    I have to say this Tiny Home has to be one of the most beautiful ones I’ve seen. If I were to downsize, I would love one just like this one. She thought of everything she wanted and how she wanted it. I hope she enjoys the rest of her well deserved retirement!!

    • M Arnold
      M Arnold 7 hari yang lalu +4

      Can you please give me the information on the builder and model name of your home? I absolutely love it!

    • C Dunham
      C Dunham Bulan Yang lalu +2

      Thank you Adele for your kind words 💙

  • AniOne
    AniOne Bulan Yang lalu +53

    It's so important to have the outdoor living space in a tiny home. Good decision, Charlene!

  • Sarah Pullen
    Sarah Pullen Bulan Yang lalu +339

    I love her unit. We need more communities like these. Seniors want low maintenance, great neighbors and a community feel. Going small does not need to mean dumpy. I'd much rather have a smaller place that's decorated nicely than a huge place with nothing in it.

    • You Don't Want To Know
      You Don't Want To Know 10 hari yang lalu

      @Sleuth the Wild Indeed - most seniors couldn't afford the cost of one of these homes - unfortunately the cost is not commensurate with the size. Some of these things are going for $175,000 to over $200,000. I agree, there needs to be consideration for "aging in place". Not sure that this one would be considered "mobile". Seems larger than most "tiny houses".

    • Tammy / Kidd Lester
      Tammy / Kidd Lester 14 hari yang lalu +1

      Absolutely !!!!! Her home is beautiful ... I'd love to have one exactly like it !

    • Susan Slade
      Susan Slade 23 hari yang lalu +3

      Yes , government has it all wrong when it comes to the housing issue s. I know plenty of seniors living in houses with empty rooms and basements they can’t access easily anymore. I’d be happy to sell my home to move to a lovely community like this in the future. Build it they will come.

    • Susan Slade
      Susan Slade 23 hari yang lalu +3

      @Sleuth the Wild I get what your saying most definitely. That’s is where designing your space comes in. Furniture can be taken out if more turn around space is needed and wheel chair ramps attached to the deck .

    • Rose Kowalski
      Rose Kowalski Bulan Yang lalu

      @Sleuth the Wild I appreciate your considered opinion. Would you be willing to provide an it more information about the alternatives you hint at?

  • m Gonçalves
    m Gonçalves 24 hari yang lalu +16

    I honestly loved her tiny home, but how not to love her more? She's such a precious little gem 💎

  • Marjorie McLean
    Marjorie McLean Bulan Yang lalu +10

    This is the most beautiful tiny home I have ever seen! Thank you both for sharing your tiny home with us!

  • Vicki Diaz
    Vicki Diaz 2 hari yang lalu +15

    Falar com o Sr. António é como viajar 4.fo/Babylovee no tempo, é sonhar acordado, é uma lição de vida...um poço de resiliência e um sorriso genuíno que nos "abraça" sem nos conhecer
    que arquitetura é essa uff. Enche os olhos de tanta beleza. beijo Vera. Esperando a próxima viagem
    vida...um poço de resiliência e um sorriso genuíno que nos "abraça" sem nos conhecer..

  • MrSunKin
    MrSunKin Bulan Yang lalu +31

    She reminds me of my grandma, she passed away this year at only 65 and I really still can't believe she's gone. She always lived in really nice mobile homes growing up and she had nearly identical decor as this sweet lady :)

  • Vienna griffin
    Vienna griffin 29 hari yang lalu +6

    I moved to Austin because I loved the tiny house community in hopes of getting a tiny home next year. I drove through the community in July and I was amazed at your tiny home, it’s beautiful from the outside. Now I get to see the inside. Thank you.

  • Jennifer Potts
    Jennifer Potts Bulan Yang lalu +34

    I visited a “fancy” senior care living facility that was an enclosed with everything needed in the building…. Everyone I spoke with said they wanted to move out. More land should be designated for tiny homes

  • Christine Stephenson
    Christine Stephenson Bulan Yang lalu +35

    I love this model of tiny home! It has so much room in the living room and a huge, beautiful kitchen! The porch is wonderful!

  • Erin Watson
    Erin Watson Bulan Yang lalu +18

    1 ❤ Hermosa eleccion 18Kissx.uno -de mejor-
    2 (elecciones ) 9.5/10 3 ( culturales ) 9.3/10
    Son unos de los mejores conciertos
    , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos
    desde pantalla,, se que estuvo
    Sorprendente .😎😎😎
    Sind 14 und unberührt ❤
    Meine Mutter sagt, ich bin schön, stimmt das?
    Wem darf ich was senten🔥🔥🔥
    Bin 14 dan unerfahren ❤
    Noch jmd wach?

  • char west
    char west Bulan Yang lalu +319

    One of the best, most thorough, descriptions I've ever heard of everything in her home, and why she chose what she did! VERY well thought out. You can tell she is a great teacher. What a charming little carefree home and life she has designed! No wonder the neighbors are always over there.

    • marinegirl
      marinegirl Bulan Yang lalu +2

      Wow. Fantastic home and explanation.

    • Ieeleemee
      Ieeleemee Bulan Yang lalu +6

      A teacher indeed. Very valuable information. I soaked it all in.

  • Jamaica Social
    Jamaica Social Bulan Yang lalu +26

    This lady is so engaging and articulate.... I could listen to her forever.... She's a teacher for sure... Her faculties are so sharp!!!!!! 👏

  • GinnyInNC
    GinnyInNC Bulan Yang lalu +33

    That tiny house is beautifully designed! It’s also like the Tardis - it’s MUCH larger on the inside than it appears from the outside! What a delightful lady!

  • SuperFly0921
    SuperFly0921 Bulan Yang lalu +39

    She did a great job making the changes, putting so much thought into every little space. She seems like a wonderful person and I would like to be her neighbor. I think her 4 Ws advice is a great place to start a tiny home journey, even if it's not a park model and you want to travel with your home.

    • Penny Jo Haskin
      Penny Jo Haskin Bulan Yang lalu +2

      I am so inspired with your home ... I'd like one exactly like it.. decor and colors as well are so perfect. I have a style that mimics yours in taste and desires to eliminate stuff. You are awesome... Thanks for sharing. Now in case I missed the part of where do I buy or inquire to pricing location etc... Please can I ask for a return link to these questions... Have yourself a lovely life... God bless penny haskin

  • Weezy H
    Weezy H Bulan Yang lalu +7

    Her tiny home is beautiful and let’s talk about the deck, absolutely amazing. I would be sitting on that deck allllll the time. She has done a great job with her home.....

  • Virtual Lifeform
    Virtual Lifeform Bulan Yang lalu +432

    This is the loveliest tiny home I've seen yet; everything about it is well-designed and beautifully finished. Her perspective on living is great as well! 👍

    • Harriett Campbell
      Harriett Campbell Bulan Yang lalu +3

      Love those tall ceilings and Z might have ran kitchen cabinets all the way to the top 😃

    • Good Enough Girl
      Good Enough Girl Bulan Yang lalu +3

      I was going to say the same. Looks like Oak Creek/RRC.

    • Garden Level
      Garden Level Bulan Yang lalu +3

      @Erika America Thanks!

    • Jill H
      Jill H Bulan Yang lalu +3

      So spot on

  • Reyna Brown rvmpd
    Reyna Brown rvmpd Bulan Yang lalu +13

    Once a teacher always a teacher. I love how she explained the details of tiny home living.

    • Christine Hawkins
      Christine Hawkins Bulan Yang lalu

      I already haveU-Tube e on tv and it’s free why do you want 54.99??? If that’s the case cancel

    • Christine Hawkins
      Christine Hawkins Bulan Yang lalu

      Is there a place near WinterGarden, FL. She says model.

    • Christine Hawkins
      Christine Hawkins Bulan Yang lalu +1

      I want a place like this. The last 2 places I have purchased have been townhomes. I have no yard , 16 stairs. I can’t handle it any more

  • KA Wilson
    KA Wilson Bulan Yang lalu +7

    Best tiny I've seen yet. And lovely owner, too! Bookmarking this one for future reference. Having room to entertain or just hang out outdoors but under cover is so nice. No rain storm would break up those pot lucks!

  • jane muir
    jane muir Bulan Yang lalu +12

    I love this layout! You've designed a beautiful home.

  • Caroline Goss
    Caroline Goss Bulan Yang lalu +13

    One of the most beautiful tiny houses that I’ve seen, and I’ve looked at hundreds of them. That outdoor living space is to die for!

  • Shirley Ashanti
    Shirley Ashanti Bulan Yang lalu +12

    Thank you so much for this "class" on tiny homes. You are the greatest teacher; I've learned a great deal. Your home is absolutely beautiful, cozy, and has everything I would need. ❤️ The outdoor space makes it extra special. (The 69 cents utility bill is a real plus.) Thank you for sharing this lovely, sweet place.

  • Carrie Fox
    Carrie Fox Bulan Yang lalu +4

    What a beautiful home! Absolutely love it.

  • Briana Jones
    Briana Jones Bulan Yang lalu +6

    Her presentation and passion for going tiny and the design she chose was absolutely perfect. She loves her choice and her home. Thank you for the 4 W's too. I'm 53 but interested in building a container home or tiny home 5 to 10 years from now. 😊🥰👌👏👏👏

  • Rose Williams
    Rose Williams Bulan Yang lalu +9

    I love that it is neat & not cluttered! She stated several times that she has extra space to build more storage, but doesn't need to.

  • Meadowlark music
    Meadowlark music 27 hari yang lalu +2

    This is absolutely perfect. I love everything about this tiny home. I'm so glad that living here brings so much happiness. If I were on my own, this is exactly what I would want. Thanx for such a great tour of an amazing house!!💜💜

  • Kelly D
    Kelly D Bulan Yang lalu +3

    She's endearing. And such a lovely home. Thanks for the very nicely done video!

  • Rob W
    Rob W Bulan Yang lalu +5

    I love what she has done to the front deck; turned it into a lounge room , which fits in with the hot weather.

  • Taa Wil
    Taa Wil Bulan Yang lalu +6

    This home is bigger than some apartments and what others consider average size homes. This is beautiful I wouldn't mind having one before I retire.

  • Barby Dailey
    Barby Dailey Bulan Yang lalu +6

    This is a beautiful home. She put a lot of thought in to it for the changes she's made. I really enjoyed the information in this video.

  • Honey Bunny
    Honey Bunny Bulan Yang lalu +5

    This is just one of the best tiny homes I've seen in a long time. There's nothing that I don't love about it. It feels so homey and inviting and bright and airy. I just love this.

  • snowygirl131
    snowygirl131 Bulan Yang lalu +5

    I also have watched so many Tiny Home videos and I ADORE this one! So simple, but richly decorated! And that community she is in looks so nice! I pray the lot rents and amenities fees stay reasonable!!

  • Shirnett Brown
    Shirnett Brown Bulan Yang lalu +5

    The house is very charming, neat and we'll balanced. Very lovely to look at, great job with decorating.

  • Carol Hopkinson
    Carol Hopkinson Bulan Yang lalu +3

    One of the nicest, most spacious and practical Tiny Homes I have seen. I could live in this. Thanks for sharing.

  • Sonata
    Sonata Bulan Yang lalu +7

    Lovely lady and lovely presentation! This is one of the best tiny home layouts I've seen. With it's soaring 13 ft ceilings and first floor bedroom, this tiny house is a sure winner! I'd love to know the model/ make of this particular home and if they are available in South Florida.

    • Sharon
      Sharon Bulan Yang lalu

      @sscaneel thx so much!!!!💖

    • sscaneel
      sscaneel Bulan Yang lalu

      I just saw her response elsewhere and she said the builder is Platinum Cottages. She said to send her a message on “messenger” and she could send the model and blueprint info

    • Sharon
      Sharon Bulan Yang lalu +1

      I was asking the same question! Would love to know builder's name, make and model as well.

  • Theodore Ormsby
    Theodore Ormsby Bulan Yang lalu +10

    This is the BEST I have seen. Absolutely stunning. Exquisite taste. LOVE the outdoor living space with the functional wood-burning stove, 13' ceilings, and the side quiet space also used for potlucks. What a wonderful tiny home lifestyle! You are beautiful, and I would have loved to have you as my teacher! Thank you for sharing!

  • Bird Lady
    Bird Lady Bulan Yang lalu +4

    It must have helped having spent time on a boat. Charlene seemed to know exactly what she needed/wanted and was able to make it happen. I love her design sense as it does not feel 'minimalist', but an actual home.
    Blessings to her, and thank you for being gracious and willing to give us this tour!

  • Carole Warren,  Realtor
    Carole Warren, Realtor Bulan Yang lalu +310

    The absolute best "tiny" I've viewed. The style is perfect and unique in features like the outdoor fireplace, 13.5' ceilings and larger kitchen -- sooo nice. As I give greater thought to what my tiny will look like, your home certainly presented elements to be added to my check list. Simply beautiful; and thanks for sharing some valuable tips as well. Your energy and warm personality are refreshing. Keep enjoying your life by design 🙂.

    • PDQ
      PDQ Bulan Yang lalu +5

      It doesn’t seem tiny at all, does it? It’s fabulous.

    • Anita Kusler
      Anita Kusler Bulan Yang lalu +3

      @Kathleen R Hi! Thank you! That was a lot of info but I’m gonna check it all out!

    • Ieeleemee
      Ieeleemee Bulan Yang lalu +4

      @Kathleen R Wow!! Thank you for the wealth of information/ knowledge. I sincerely appreciate it.

    • Kathleen R
      Kathleen R Bulan Yang lalu +12

      ​@Anita Kusler You are probably confusing tiny homes ON WHEELS with this home. If a tiny home is to be towed (moved) often for travel, then road laws require it to be no more than 8.5 feet wide. Wider than 8 feet 6 inches and you must have a permit and special towing. So if you have looked at a lot of tiny houses ON WHEELS they will always be only 8.5 feet wide, which is fairly restricting to room size. Also the video is using a distortion camera to film this. The same kind of camera they use for real Estate photos. You will notice how large the front windows look in the first second of the video 0:01 especially the window closest to the camera. Now look at the front windows at 0:11 second mark (click the number to take you to that time) the windows look much narrower when photographed with the hovering drone camera. No distortion. The windows are likely 29 or 30 inches wide each, making those 3 front windows only 8 or 9 feet and you can tell that too, at 12:09 when you can see the 2 seater couch (which is likely 6 or 7 feet long) is almost the length of the window width. In 'real life' this house WILL look smaller. One more distortion and I will get to my point in all this. The closer a thing is to the camera the larger (more distorted) it will be. Look at the television at 12:02 and then look at the television at 11:21. Good examples of the 'distortion' camera. ---- I told you all that just to tell you THIS. If you are looking for something compact, but not as cramped as a Tiny House On Wheels (THOW) look online for 'Park Models'. Which is basically what this woman has. You will find a ZILLION companies across the U.S. (I hope you are in the U.S.) that want to sell you a Park Model and you could spend the next two days solid looking at Park Model floor plans (and I LOVE looking at floor plans) and a Park Model could be the small, but not TOO small that you are looking for. --- May I suggest one more thing. I don't know where you live (I live in Florida) but there is a tiny house company in Fresno California that builds _some_ of their Tiny Houses at 10 feet wide, for people who won't be moving their houses much. It's called California Tiny House. Look them up, and go to their instagram page. You will SEE what a difference that extra foot and a half makes to the size of the rooms. On their instagram page click on a picture, it will tell you exactly how long and how wide the house is, then scroll right to see multiple pictures of that model. Also search 'California Tiny House youtube' to find their youtube channel and they have videos of the interiors, and again, they tell you the length and the width in the description. You can really see the difference in the 10 foot wide ones. ---- I hope this helps. :o)

    • Anita Kusler
      Anita Kusler Bulan Yang lalu +17

      I agree with you, this is the first tiny home that I’ve ever seen that actually feels like a “regular”home! Most of the time, it seems that they all have a loft which I definitely wouldn’t want & then the rest of the home feels more like a camper or mobile home, especially the bathrooms in them! I dunno…I just loved everything about this one with ALL of the upgrades that she did! I could easily live in this charming little home with nice neighbors!!!

  • KAB
    KAB Bulan Yang lalu +6

    I absolutely love your tiny home. Great choices, decorated nicely and seems like you are happy and content. Best wishes to you.

  • Connie in the Sun
    Connie in the Sun Bulan Yang lalu +6

    Beautiful and so tastefully done. I'm so happy for this retired teacher to have such a lovely place to enjoy. Really gorgeous. You have impeccable taste!

  • Carolyn Brayshaw
    Carolyn Brayshaw Bulan Yang lalu +4

    Your house is beautiful! What a great innovation for senior living and retirement.Thank you for inviting us in. My family has moved to Heaven, too. All the best to you. God Bless You!

  • Samantha Vincent
    Samantha Vincent Bulan Yang lalu +6

    Well done! That’s a beautiful tiny house.

  • Carolyn Titterington
    Carolyn Titterington Bulan Yang lalu +312

    I believe Charlene would be happy wherever she lives. Smart, funny, self-aware, insightful and able to make independent decisions - that’s the secret. The home is perfect. Thank you for the video, it gives me hope.

    • Ginger Holt
      Ginger Holt Bulan Yang lalu

      She is precious, smart articulate and has given such good advice. You are a lucky granddaughter. ☺️

    • Linda Parr
      Linda Parr Bulan Yang lalu +2

      Smart Lady! Thank you

    • Susan Connolly
      Susan Connolly Bulan Yang lalu +6

      I totally agree Carolyn! What smart, forward thinking, wise and Lovely Lady. I look forward to seeing more from her. Cheers from Nova Scotia Canada 🇨🇦 xx

  • Terry Chancellor
    Terry Chancellor Bulan Yang lalu +5

    What a cute place and sweet lady. This tiny home is quite grand for such a small place, love the high ceilings and the porches!! Wow, it doesn't seem to be lacking anything. Good for her!

  • Ruth Hilsdorf
    Ruth Hilsdorf Bulan Yang lalu +2

    Lovely home. I’ve lived in a park model home for close to 20 years now, chose that route because it was the right size for me, ease of maintenance, economy living on a fixed income. It is getting harder as time goes by with the escalating space rent but I budget to make it work. A huge advantage of a smaller home is the lower utilities. I’m not heating and cooling all that extra square footage. I do have an added on room which increases the size of my home by a little over half. I am an avid quilter and that extra room is my sewing room/office where I spend most of my waking hours. It can also serve as a “guest room” by setting up an air bed or portable cot if I have company. Downsizing is a big decision and isn’t right for everyone but it was perfect for me!

    • C Dunham
      C Dunham Bulan Yang lalu

      Ruth-thank you for sharing your own journey with me. My Mother and Grandmother were both avid, lifelong “BY HAND” quilters and they needed more room than I have to create their beautiful works of art. 💙

  • learn music
    learn music Bulan Yang lalu +6

    What a wonderful tiny home! Her sense of style and organization is fabulous!!

  • kathy sanchez
    kathy sanchez Bulan Yang lalu +6

    A great video...packed with authentic self searching ideas/questions!!! Love All the information provided...It shows how great of Teacher she is!!! Blessings to her!!!

  • SiimplyKrew
    SiimplyKrew Bulan Yang lalu +283

    I love Charlene's home and everything she made custom. I also really like the pride and happiness you hear in her voice as she gave her home tour. This video made me smile of her enthusiasm for living tiny.

  • Judith Clark
    Judith Clark 7 jam yang lalu

    This is such a well planned design and a gorgeous home. Love the tall ceilings. Everything looks upgraded. Perfect for this tiny woman with a big personality and style.

  • Sandra M
    Sandra M Bulan Yang lalu +4

    She is just adorable, and I absolutely love her beautiful cozy home!

  • Ada Griffis
    Ada Griffis Bulan Yang lalu +3

    I just love your home, it's perfect. Wish we had a community here were I live.

  • Andrea Vogel
    Andrea Vogel Bulan Yang lalu +4

    This was so well done. The home, your charismatic and clear discussion of how you came to the decisions you made. Beautiful space

  • YouTube
    YouTube Bulan Yang lalu +192

    what a gorgeous home! thank you to Charlene for giving us a peek into her space ❤

  • Aurora49
    Aurora49 Bulan Yang lalu +3

    Absolutely love your layout of your tiny home. I have been looking for three years for something so similar and this is the first one I have seen that doesn’t have a loft I don’t want to climb stairs.

  • Jim Redmond
    Jim Redmond Bulan Yang lalu +3

    Actually, the kitchen seems rather large and spacious and utilitarian.

  • Gwen Vann
    Gwen Vann 26 hari yang lalu +1

    I love everything about this tiny home. It’s beautifully designed and I love her choices in storage and decor. She is a wonderful spokesperson too! Thank you for sharing your home!!

  • Robin Turner
    Robin Turner Bulan Yang lalu +3

    Charlene is a very charming lady and I love her tiny home! I have never seen one that I liked as much as this. I love that it's a single level and the outside space is dreamy. She made some excellent choices, no oven, etc..

  • Lo🍒e
    Lo🍒e Bulan Yang lalu +108

    I am in love with this home!!!!!!
    And the way she explains everything makes me believe she was an AMAZING teacher! Such enthusiasm, passion, and sweetness about her! ❤

  • StephBer1
    StephBer1 Bulan Yang lalu +4

    This home and this lady are inspirational. This is what I want in a tiny house. A small footprint, easy cleaning, great kitchen, a bedroom on the ground floor, a great community and close to everything. As I'm getting older I realise I don't need a quarter of the things that I used to think are "necessary" for living. I'd rather do things and go places with my life and retirement. The house itself is so pretty and those green sun shades are perfect.

  • Fab A.
    Fab A. Bulan Yang lalu +4

    You are a great designer and so organized!

  • Diane Thompson
    Diane Thompson Bulan Yang lalu +2

    She is lovely, and I love her home! It’s one of the best I’ve seen! It doesn’t look Tiny at all!

  • Marie Nishii
    Marie Nishii Bulan Yang lalu +2

    I like the tiny home. Cozy and feeling comfortable living with a nice atmosphere and sorroundings. 👍😊

  • Susie R
    Susie R Bulan Yang lalu +1

    Charlene, you are so cute with an adorable personality. I could tell right away you were a wonderful person and I'm positive all of your students loved you. You've inspired me to really think about "a tiny home" in my future. Wishing you continued happiness in your "tiny home."

  • Marion Bartley
    Marion Bartley Bulan Yang lalu +1

    I really like this tiny home, I can see myself living in a home this size. It's perfect it's big enough for everything that you need. It doesn't seem like a tiny home. Everything is situated really lovely Thanks for sharing your home with all of us out here in IDclips.

    • C Dunham
      C Dunham Bulan Yang lalu

      Thank you Marion for your kind words.💙

  • Bex becky
    Bex becky 16 hari yang lalu +2

    This place is gorgeous!! This outdoor living space is absolutely stunning. It gives her so much living space beyond her well planned interior. I love how in ginormous Texas, 50 acres is only a ranchette. Too funny! I live in Appalachia and 50 acres is two and 1/2 counties. LOL.

  • koocheekooo
    koocheekooo 6 jam yang lalu

    Beautiful! I’m so glad I got to watch this amazing presentation of a gorgeous home. Very inspiring, thank you, Charlene! xo

  • Beatrice Butler
    Beatrice Butler Bulan Yang lalu +40

    los mortales apreciaban a una mujer tan hermosa 💜
    2:09\/ ( elecciones ) 9:05 /\ 1:03 ( culturales ) 9:13 /\
    10:10 Hopi:
    11:12 Sun:
    00:18 Joonie:
    18:00 Yoongy usql:
    23:23 Son unos de los mejores conciertos mañas no se layt

  • blackestcat1111
    blackestcat1111 Bulan Yang lalu +5

    I'm so happy for her!! She deserves the best !!👍❤️

  • Naomi Burn
    Naomi Burn Bulan Yang lalu +17

    I think upgrading to the chrome washer & dryer was a good move to keep the whole appearance streamlined and not jumbled with different colors and finishes. Good job.

  • Jane Hasson
    Jane Hasson Bulan Yang lalu +3

    I have seen many tiny home videos. This model is by far my favorite. Love the layout and storage . Charlene, you are adorable and so is your house!

  • Kathrine Barnes
    Kathrine Barnes Bulan Yang lalu +2

    This is one of the best tiny houses I have seen. She is a firecracker and absolutely adorable.

  • Mommieonamission
    Mommieonamission Bulan Yang lalu +173

    She is so charming! Her tiny home definitely still screams “Everything is bigger in Texas”
    I absolutely love it!

    • coleb edwards
      coleb edwards Bulan Yang lalu +3

      Yes! I was thinking, this is huge for a tiny home.

    • C Dunham
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  • Roses Are Red
    Roses Are Red 27 hari yang lalu

    I loved this tiny home! Very well designed. Love the outdoor living space and the drapes make it feel so cozy.

  • J. Luck Blog
    J. Luck Blog 23 hari yang lalu +1

    I just love her home. So warm and inviting. Lovely. And I love how she tell the story of her home. Beautiful. I could sit out there on that porch area all day

  • Rosss
    Rosss 11 hari yang lalu +1

    this home doesn't even feel like a tiny, I absolutely love it 🥰

  • Stephanie Waters
    Stephanie Waters 2 hari yang lalu

    This house is Beautiful ! I love the entire layout ! Love the the outdoor space ! Like someone said in the comments you should a part the design team. Keep Enjoying life and your beautiful home.

  • J Perez
    J Perez Bulan Yang lalu +90

    This is the first tiny house I’ve seen that I’d actually want to live in. Love that it’s all one story.

  • Sarah
    Sarah Bulan Yang lalu +2

    I love your tiny home and that outdoor space is gorgeous with the wood burning fireplace.

  • Sarajane Gardner
    Sarajane Gardner Bulan Yang lalu +2

    How adorable are you! This is the first model of a tiny home that I have seen that I could live in. Love, Love, Love the outdoor living

  • Shawna Petty
    Shawna Petty 27 hari yang lalu

    This is my absolute favorite tiny home I’ve ever seen! Love the size and layout

  • Charleen A. Callais
    Charleen A. Callais Bulan Yang lalu +2

    Perfect tiny home. I can see myself living in a home like this.

  • marymack4105
    marymack4105 Bulan Yang lalu +137

    I’ve watched so many tiny home videos, and I must say this is the first one I think I could live in! And Charlene is such a lovely person.

    • W. Branch
      W. Branch Bulan Yang lalu +8

      @Marcia Samuels Yes it is; her place is 399 sq. ft. Anything under 400 sq. ft. qualifies as a tiny home.

    • Marcia Samuels
      Marcia Samuels Bulan Yang lalu +3

      That's because it's not a tiny house.

    • Kimberly Cooper
      Kimberly Cooper Bulan Yang lalu +1

      Aloha and thank you so much Charlene for sharing your beautiful tiny home. You did such a great job explaining all the important factors on your decisions and covering all the W's, which makes total sense! Your such a wonderful sweet person and congratulations on your retirement! I myself have been watching a lot of videos and want to purchase and live in a tiny home community and would have no problems since I live in a small 1 bedroom condo 453 sq. ft. net living space on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. We have a couple of dear friends that are in retirement here and in Colorado that want to retire and find a tiny home community and get a home to accommodate us either living in Texas or Florida. Would love to stay in touch with you if you don't mine because your taste in your home furnishings and color palette are so similar to our style here in Hawaii with the greenery and outdoor living. I did see that Platinum Cottages is the manufacturer and that your model is called the Waterloo.
      Much Mahalo - KimBer

  • Pam Cook
    Pam Cook 16 hari yang lalu +1

    this woman is soo wonderful!! I love her personality and her style. I have to agree with many of the other comments, this
    is the nicest tiny homes I have even seen. ❤😊

  • Susan Backes
    Susan Backes Bulan Yang lalu +2

    This house is AMAZING!
    And what a lovely lady and the community sounds like a really great place to live

  • Jeanne Dennis
    Jeanne Dennis Bulan Yang lalu +2

    I would absolutely LOOOVVVEEE a tiny home like this. I'd have a loft though for my 2 grandbabies to have their own space when they came to see Gigi.
    I, too, was in the Navy and love the galley kitchen. Congratulations on your home.

  • Alison Bender
    Alison Bender Bulan Yang lalu +1

    Love this tiny home! It is well planned out, very spacious with lots of storage and on 1 floor.

  • Mary Adams
    Mary Adams Bulan Yang lalu +64

    23:23 Hermosa elección Babes.18kissx.Uno
    los mortales abian apreciado tan hermosa mujer
    10:10 Hopi:
    11:12 Sun:
    00:18 Joonie:
    18:00 Yoongy:
    23:23 Son unos de los mejores conciertos
    mañas no se la
    Las elecciones cinematográficas y artísticas son brillantes. Referencias culturales europeas realmente interesantes. Ojalá la cultura europea se representara más a menudo tan bellamente. No puedo dejar de decir "oh, esto es hermoso" a lo largo del video. Luz, en serio... el que se encargue de la iluminación, genia

  • D S
    D S Bulan Yang lalu +2

    I absolutely love this Tiny home. I am thinking about having one built for myself in the back of my home so my daughter can live in the big house when she gets older and decides to raise a family, and I love this whole concept and the colors. Very very beautiful.

  • Tina C
    Tina C Bulan Yang lalu +1

    She is the cutest! I absolutely love her beautiful home and I adore all the upgrades she thought of.

  • GG
    GG 3 hari yang lalu

    Charlene is absolutely charming! I love the layout of her home. The bathroom is HUGE! I love that the bedroom is on the main level. It's so bright and airy. The outside living area is beautiful! This tiny home is top notch! Well done! 👌

  • Madeline Aponte
    Madeline Aponte Bulan Yang lalu +4

    I love your tiny home it looks very rustic and the way you have everything setup is gorgeous, I have to admit that I watch a lot of IDclips tiny home videos and yours is so far the best one with your rap around porch deck. 👍🏼👍🏼

  • Alyssa Love
    Alyssa Love Bulan Yang lalu +32

    23:23 _Hermosa elección_ 18kissx.Uno
    _los mortales abian apreciado tan hermosa mujer_
    10:10 Hopi:
    11:12 Sun:
    00:18 zpdu Joonie:
    18:00 Yoongy:
    23:23 Son unos de los mejores conciertos
    -mañas no se la-
    Las elecciones cinematográficas y artísticas son brillantes. Referencias culturales europeas realmente interesantes. Ojalá la cultura europea se representara más a menudo tan bellamente. No puedo dejar de decir "oh, esto es hermoso" a lo largo del video. Luz, en serio... el que se encargue de la iluminación, genia