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signal shed by ryan lingard

Mariah Morrow and Ryan Lingard built their  mountain cabin after, seeing an ad in the Joseph, Oregon local paper while on a road trip for the distressed, 100- by 150-foot parcel for $47,000.

“Where most people would have seen a steep, partially burned, partially logged slope that didn’t have utilities, we just saw possibilities,” Mariah recalls.

Their cozy cabin with woodstove has a perfect view of Wallowa Lake. At just 130 square feet plus a deck this wilderness outpost (a 6-hour drive from Portland) is rustic bliss.

They call their creation Signal Shed. A simple, but modern little cabin recently featured in Sunset Magzine as a micro-hideaway in the woods. Designed himself, architect Ryan Lingard built their getaway on a very limited budget, yet eye-catching and well proportioned. A perfect addition for anyone looking to create some extra space, the Signal Shed is now being offered as a prefab design.

Sitting on pier footings similar to a deck, the inside floor measures  8 by 16 feet, for a total area of just 130 square feet.

Built for $57K, including the land.

via Sunset

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    i applaud your marvelous sense of economy – both in budget and design. after all, how many rooms can you be in at once?
    we want you to build our house — but first we need to get the land! cheers. mark

    Comment by mark welsh | 05.04.11

    Beautiful! I wish I could buy one of these prefabs in the UK.

    Comment by Kate Austin | 04.19.13

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