Tiny houses may be chic elsewhere, but in New York they are generally considered just a good deal.
This is what the city slicker calls a closet-sized home, but she’s adapted it to feel much bigger than it is.
“I’m basically living in an RV or van without wheels,” said personal trainer Nikki. Latest Home Profile By creator and self-proclaimed “MTV Cribs” of his generation, Caleb Simpson.
Simpson commented about Nikki’s micro unit, saying, “I can almost lay out the whole apartment.” a video Titled “Unlock the Minimal Lifestyle!” Which has garnered over 53,000 likes since being uploaded. Nikki’s neighborhood is not specified, and is only known as being in the “heart of Manhattan”. His rent for a tiny house somewhere in the city? Even $1,750 a month.
While space isn’t much in price, its bathroom is at least in the unit (a privilege not all Simpson claimed among them), with sizable features. Simpson commented, “The shower is actually a decent size.” Other building residents, however, rely on the shower and toilet located in the hallway.
The bed, on the other hand, is modest at best, significantly because it folds into the wall. Meanwhile, her wardrobe is crammed above it, making it seem like every square inch of wall space is being used for something important. When the Murphy bed is up—a narrow bench running along the wall where it juts out—his bed rests in baskets.
While many people make their bed in the morning, Nikki makes her bed at night when she sets him down to sleep, she explained.
The kitchen is also limited, with a mini fridge under the sink. There is a chair in the living room, and the blanket draped over it is located directly between the kitchen and the Murphy bed.
Despite the spatial limitations, Nikki loves her apartment. “I love micro living because it’s simple. I love simplicity.”