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Tiny Home Boomlet in Henderson County, but in Buncombe? Not So Much.

By Simple Life / July 17, 2019

The adorable abodes in Simple Life boast most or all of the features of stick-built, larger homes — and cost between $99,000-$150,000 — but they fall into a regulatory conundrum that’s tied up in state zoning and insurance rules about recreational vehicles, site-built homes and what is considered a permanent dwelling. Read…

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Tiny House Atlanta Visits The Village

By Simple Life / July 17, 2019

Our friends from Tiny House Atlanta recently stayed with us at The Village. Learn more about their stay everything they did while visiting Simple Life! Read More

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Mike McCann and The Village at Flat Rock, NC Featured on WTZQ

By Simple Life / July 1, 2019

On June 3, 2019, Mike McCann, CEO of Simple-Life, was featured on the Local Business Spotlight on WTZQ to talk about The Village. Listen to the interview by clicking the link below!   https://www.wtzq.com/episode/simple-life-the-village-in-flat-rock/

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A New Trend is Emerging in the Tiny Home Movement – and It’s Making a Not-So-Tiny Splash

By Simple Life / June 20, 2019

Over the last few years, some homeowners have swapped out spacious digs for 300-square-foot homes, favoring simplicity and lower costs. The tiny-home trend has played out on reality TV shows and throughout the media. But a new trend is emerging in the tiny-home movement – and it’s making a not-so-tiny…

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Tiny House Community In Flat Rock Grows

By Simple Life / May 9, 2019

A tiny-home community in Flat Rock continues to expand, now adding two-bedroom homes. Simple Life, a developer of cottage communities and tiny-home communities in the southeastern United States, started the community in Flat Rock in September 2017, and has seen substantial growth during that time. Residents are attracted to the…

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Tiny House Development Could Be Coming to Wildwood

By Simple Life / March 25, 2019

Big news on the tiny home front: The city has tentatively approved plans for a 214-house development north of County Road 466 about a half mile west of U.S. 301 in Oxford. Single Purpose Simple Life Planned Development is being created by Simple Life Partners of Jacksonville on 69 acres…

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5 Great Places in the U.S. to Live in a Tiny House

By Simple Life / December 30, 2018

New to tiny home living and want a “turn-key” approach? Simple Life is a development in North Carolina, made up of a half dozen micro-communities in Flat Rock. Cottages range from 400 to 550 square feet. Monthly expenses like real estate taxes, lawn service, water and sewer fees, tree care, and basic…

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Baby Boomers Meet Tiny House Boom

By Simple Life / July 5, 2018

Tiny House Magazine is the world’s only ePublication dedicated to micro, tiny, small, and otherwise, non-traditional, homes. Founded and currently published by Kent Griswold (best known as the editor of Tiny House Blog), the monthly publication is a virtual who’s who and what’s what of the tiny house world. This article explores…

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Forest Friday with Joel Osgood & Coles Whalen

By Simple Life / May 25, 2018

For over 20 years, Dogwood Alliance has worked with diverse communities, partner organizations and decision-makers to protect Southern forests across 14 states, through community and grassroots organizing, holding corporations and governments accountable and working to conserve millions of acres of Southern forests. This episode of Forest Friday focuses on the sustainable forestry…

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Tiny Dreams In North Carolina

By Simple Life / May 11, 2018

An avid antique collector is going tiny to live a simpler life in North Carolina, and her daughter is tagging along to be a sounding board as they hunt for something near Asheville. She’s looking for a home with a view that has plenty of space for her large antique…

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