Houzz' Julie Sheer takes a look at one couple's customized, transportable abode from Mint Tiny House, a company near Vancouver that builds micro-structures on trailer frames.

The couple opted for the base Loft model with add-ons, which is priced at $68,000. Each of the company's five models ranging from 16 to 34 feet long, can be customized. This one, with dark wood floors and cedar beams, open shelving, and full-size stainless steel appliances, makes the compact living space stylish and functional.

“We work with each client until the floor plan is exactly as they need it to be. No two of our tiny homes are alike,” says Shannon Persse, who co-founded the company with her husband, Brian. Not for everybody — they would be too microscopic for a large family — these tiny domiciles require creative design and imagination for livability in a downsized space.

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