The first 10 “Micro Homes” are available for sale in Palm Springs, CA at the Palm Canyon Mobile Club.
About 100 new homes will are scheduled to fill a vintage mobile home park in this popular resort community in Palm Springs, creating the first neighborhood of its kind in southern California. These pre-fab style home are manufactured in a factory with the interiors complete, and delivered to the home site. Once situation, outdoor decks and porches are added, walkways, driveways, carports, fenced yards, and landscaping.
A one bedroom home has 600 square feet inside with up to 550 sf of outdoor deck space, with modern features, including clerestory window, sliding doors, full sized appliances, a separate bathroom and bedroom, all on one level. A 2 bedroom plan is also available, at about 800 square feet with approx 250 SF of outdoor decking space. The homes also will include covered carports.
Placed on a traditional “double wide” lot, each space provides ample outdoor room for gardens, decks, BBQs, dog runs and more, rarely found in a comparable condo type home in Palm Springs. Starting price: $126,000, significantly lower then the median priced home in Palm Springs, which is about $550,000. Space rent: $650/month. (The average condo fee in Palm Springs is about $550). The space rent includes use of the actual land where the homes are placed, as well as the site improvements: concrete driveway, carport, walkways, and front yard landscape. In addition, the fee covers water, trash and sewer, plus access to the park amenities: an updated resort style club house and pool, outdoor bbq area, dog park, gym and lounging areas. More info can be found here.
An added bonus: if by chance you get tired of living in Palm Springs, you can put the wheels back on these home, and have them towed to your new destination..