Step into your dream home at The Cottages on Vaughan! This unique pocket neighborhood in Clarkston offers sustainable living with solar panels, edible landscaping, and micro-cottages ranging from 250-492 sq ft.
Experience Sustainable Living at The Cottages on Vaughan in Clarkston, the Most Diverse Square Mile in America
Welcome to The Cottages on Vaughan, a one-of-a-kind community in Clarkston, known as the most diverse square mile in America. Located just a block away from downtown, this pocket neighborhood sits on a half-acre lot and boasts eight micro-cottage homes, a shared green space for gatherings, and eco-friendly features such as solar panels and edible landscaping.
We believe there is room for homes that come in all shapes and sizes, that meet the needs of all kinds of people in a way that creates complete neighborhoods, slows climate change, brings our communities together, allows people to age in place with dignity, and adds critical missing middle housing stock to the market.Microlife Institute
You can purchase their home plans on the Microlife Institute website.
The images below show the tiny homes nestled in this small community, giving residents a sense of privacy and belonging. These cottages range in size from 250-492 square feet, providing the perfect amount of space for those looking to downsize or simplify their lives.
The community garden is situated between the tiny homes, providing a space for residents to grow their own fruits and vegetables. This not only adds to the self-sustaining nature of the neighborhood but also fosters a sense of community as neighbors come together to tend to the garden.
The edible landscaping also helps reduce the carbon footprint, making The Cottages on Vaughan a truly eco-conscious development.
This outdoor space is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the fresh air, while also adding character and charm to the exterior of the cottage.
These modern pathways add to the clean and stylish look of the neighborhood, making it a visually appealing place to call home.
As you can see, the homes shown are not all cookie-cutter/identical homes. I love that there are options and these communities include small spaces or slightly larger home options for families.
Overall, The Cottages on Vaughan offer a unique living experience in the heart of Clarkston. With its sustainable features, small cottage homes, and sense of community, it’s the perfect place to call home
If the idea of a tiny home community appeals to you as much as it does me, then you may want to check out more of the information they provide, or look over the layout and suggested blueprint of the Cottages on Vaughn shown below.
For more details, check out the video tour of some of these cottages below.
If you like this idea for a tiny home community, you can check out the Microlife Institute website for more information about how these are built, as well as options for buying their plans to build your own tiny home. They can also be found on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube with additional information and tours. Make sure that you let them know that iTinyHouses.com sent you their way.