- The tiny-house movement is hot among millennials right now.
- To see what it's really like inside a tiny house , I visited Think Big! A Tiny House Resort in upstate New York's Catskills region for three days in October.
- My 269-foot tiny house felt more spacious than I expected, thanks to some clever design that amplified storage and windows.
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The tiny-house movement is gaining popularity among millennials.
I recently visited Think Big! A Tiny House Resort , located in the Catskills in upstate New York, about a two-hour drive north of Manhattan, to try out a tiny house myself.
I stayed in a 269-foot-tiny house for three days, and it was more spacious than I thought it would be. There was plenty of storage, and I didn't once bump into furniture or a tight corner. It also made excellent use of windows the open views and streaming light gave the illusion of more space than there actually was.
But I should note that I'm used to New York City apartments, which are also notoriously small. I wasn't exactly out of my league here.
Staying a tiny house was an enjoyable experience. Here's what it looked like inside.
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