Is it possible to live in a barn/shed house built with a kit?

I'm trying to find options for moving out of my parents house. My boyfriend said he'd live with me to help me out. His parents have a big yard and said we could use part of it. There's a cute little corner of the yard just big enough for a very small home that has a rock wall around it that we like. A cheap idea for our own place was a barn home, but they're so much, even with the kits. So we looked at some larger sheds and one unit cabins, which are much more affordable, especially if you buy them as a kit and put them together yourself and I know several people in my family who are good with building things...my uncle actually built his own shed and pool house and a swing set for my cousins. Anyway if I did this, is it possible to make it livable? We'd need to hook up electricity and add some plumbing...is that possible? And if so how? Does anyone know about how much that might be?

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  • XTX
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    == Yes ... you can build from a kit and live in it ... use of shelves and storage in the roof area will help you be more comfortable and less cluttered ..... I would like to suggest that you ask your uncle to advise you about foundation, tile flooring, and the arrangement of kitchen and bathroom to get the best use of the small house === IF I were you I would plan a nice covered porch that will also act as outdoor dining, sitting area, and a good place to enjoy the evenings together === be sure that you get the permits to build, electrics, and plumbing .... some areas are excluded from the permits.. outside the city limits or out in the county ... please go and find out if you can do this building before you spend any money on the project... sounds really nice and it will be cozy.......raise the foundation to block water from all sides and a step up to the porch....the use of tile floring will be easy to keep the place clean and use of outdoor tile on the porch will be much easier on your bare feet ..................

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  • 4 years ago

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    Source(s): Shed Plans & Designs : http://FreeShedPlans.siopu.com/?vCK
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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

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    Is it possible to live in a barn/shed house built with a kit?

    I'm trying to find options for moving out of my parents house. My boyfriend said he'd live with me to help me out. His parents have a big yard and said we could use part of it. There's a cute little corner of the yard just big enough for a very small home that has a rock wall around it...

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  • melia
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Big Sheds To Live In

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  • 5 years ago

    Complete Shed Plans Course : http://GuideInfos.com/Access

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  • 9 years ago

    Go to the corner of the rock wall.

    Raise a tent roof across the corner.

    Now only two more walls are needed with one door in each wall for safety.

    Electricity will be limited to a drop cord.

    Water from a water hose

    There you have it a home sweet home with privacy.

    Source(s): Knocking on Rock Walls
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  • 4 years ago

    To the people that say yes I'm glad you like the idea To the people who are doubter's I say Screw you!! I live in a lego house, Have for quite some time too.

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  • 4 years ago

    12000 Shed Plans Woodworking Patterns : http://ShedPlans.NaturallyGo.com/?jmC

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  • roger
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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