Anyone Who Thinks Tiny Houses Are a New Trend, Behold This 1955 Stunner
Our 7-year-old selves just squealed with delight over this grown-up sized playhouse. Miniature kitchen: check. Adorable punchy color scheme: double check. No Boys Allowed sign: coming soon. Meet Sparty, a mid-century Spartan Royal Mansion in Marion, NC that can be yours for the price of a car—okay, a super nice, luxury SUV. Take a look inside this tiny home that’s giving us a big dose of nostalgia.
Let’s Start with the Retro Exterior
This 34-foot-long, 1955 Spartan Royal Mansion is a true classic. It’s fully restored and listed for $59K. Any takers?
Yes, It Even Has an Office
A blackboard wall, rolling chair, and simple built-in desk keep the space high on function. A lower shelf provides more storage.
And a Sitting Room
A single, petite sofa anchors the front of the room while wall-to-wall windows keep the natural light in full force. Curtains can sometimes be tricky in a small space even when tied back, but these don’t obstruct the view.
A Not-So-Tiny Tiny Kitchen
There’s even a window over the sink. We love the fresh look created by the copper faucet paired with minty blue cabinets. No detail is overlooked: A woven rug just under the sink warms up the space.
You Can Dine-In
A two-person dining table makes this an eat-in kitchen. A TV on the far wall is viewable from the couch too.
The Bedroom is Light and Bright
The color scheme is understated compared to the rest of the house, creating a retreat-like feel. Don’t miss the tiny shelf above the window, complete with potted plant. It’s all in the details.
There’s Subway Tile in the Bathroom
Have we mentioned we love subway tile? A dual-fold accordion door, petite sink, and tucked-away medicine cabinet are just a few of the space-saving tricks used here.