When Simple Life began conceptualizing a new kind of housing choice, our passions were partly fueled by the modern tiny house movement and the growing demand for smaller, more efficient living. In fact, we received so much encouragement, social media and personal support, and inspiration from the tiny house movement and its followers, that we…

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends only 7% of their life outside! Luckily, for residents of The Village, or Lakeshore, by Simple Life, the percentage of time spent outdoors is likely higher. This is because living in a small cottage can often inspire folks to connect and share life beyond…

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At Simple Life we know that shopping for and exploring new cottage homes is one way many people are passing their time – and we are finding new ways to make that happen for you. When the stay-at-home order was issued in Western North Carolina and in-person new cottage home tours were temporarily stopped, our…

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While we stay safe at home, our conception of “home” takes on even greater meaning. Safety. Comfort. Family. A place to reflect on memories and experiences shared with those most important to us. Home has become our base for work, play, and everything else. This time at home provides the chance to reflect on what…

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Moving to a Simple Life community is about more than just moving into a tiny house cottage. It is about adopting a lifestyle that celebrates amenities and local landscapes. Situated in ideal east coast locations, our cottage home communities feature spaces designed for gathering and planned activities that unite neighbors and friends. Our homesites are…

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The tiny house cottage lifestyle is becoming more and more popular all across the United States. And why not? In cottage communities, like The Village at Flat Rock, NC by Simple Life, homebuyers can achieve a robust, active lifestyle, the comforts of a modern home, and the ease of multiple amenities at a relatively low…

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Recently named to TripAdvisor’s list of 12 Charming Small Towns In The South With Warm Hospitality & Abundant Natural Beauty, Hendersonville, NC has loads of down-home charm. Nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains it offers easy-going attractions like the Elijah Mountain Gem Mine (for kids) and Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (for adults). People of all ages…

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