Model A-600 Sunshine Cottage

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Model A-600 Sunshine Cottage


DIY built-on-site home kit builds a 600 square-foot 2-bedroom home, complete with a full-sized bathroom and kitchen...

Built Prototype Only


2-6 residents / 2 bedrooms

$32,972 / resident

Long-Term/Permanent (15+ years)

10 days offsite 80 days onsite

High quality, permanent, truly affordable housing for all budgets. HIGH SOCIAL IMPACT MISSION: Deliver Sustainable, Truly Affordable Homes To The World Faster For Less.

  • Quoted Total Cost: $65,945
  • Planned Occupancy (1 person/bed): 2 bedrooms (2-6 ppl)
  • Estimated Cost Per Bed: $32,472
  • Quote’s Total Interior Square Footage: 600 sqft
  • Quote Includes # Units: 1 units
  • Used for Shelter Before: Not used as shelter yet
  • Readiness: Ready (In Stock)
  • In Stock / Ready to Ship Today: Yes
  • Manufacturer Identified and Available: N/A
  • Setup Speed: 29 days
  • Setup Difficulty: Moderate Skill
  • % Built Onsite: >75% – Majority of Structure Assembled and/or Built On-Site
  • Portability: Not intended to be moved
  • Intended Use of Shelter: Long Term/Permanent (15+ years) years
Used for shelter before? No
Manufacturer Kits are sourced through 4,652 suppliers world-wide.
If so, list examples None, in process of developing multiple partnerships / pilots now. First home, A-600, to open in late summer in 2020.
Prior use comments N/a
Building experience comments All construction outsourced contracted with only vetted licensed and reputable GC
Intended use cases Three main market applications:1. ADU

2. Single family home on own lot.

3. Purchase as a pre-built home in a SUNSHINE COTTAGE HOME COMMUNITY.

R-value (insulation) 31-40
Risk Category I
Roof Load (PSF) 40
Indoor Clearance Height (ft) 9
Waterproof? Yes
Professional Engineer Stamp? Engineered to IBC, IRC, CBC
Conforms to ICC’s Temporary Structure and Uses Code Permanent structure application / permanent housing designed as permanent residence to last 100 years
Other Structural/Safety Comments Built to EARTH ADVANTAGE standards
Sustainability/Green Building Certifications? Built to EARTH ADVANTAGE standards
Materials Used/Made of: Standard wood framing / upgraded materials / floor joist / walls and roof trussesWill contain 100% everything needed to complete the home including all appliances, fixtures, flooring, counter tops, trim work etc.
Disassembly/Assembly Comments: Two floor plans enables predictable redundancy and muscle memory in building, funding and permitting from local city building and planning departments
Ideal Mounting Surfaces Soil (Dirt/Grass)
Anchoring Process Cement slab or perimeter stem wall foundation
Item Cost ($) Notes
Materials $ $53,642
Labor $ vary upon location
Delivery $ free
Budget Total $53,642
Total Per Unit $53,642
Add-on Items
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List outside vendors needed to execute (including any architects and engineers) Framers / roofers / foundation / excavators / electricians / plumbers / cabinets / flooring / painters / siding / drywall = a project can create many new jobs
Possible Delivery Method(s) Free throughout Mexico, U.S. and Canada.
Design (days) 0
Production (days) 14
Site Prep (days) 14
Delivery (days) 1
Total (days) 29
Amount in Inventory (#) N/A
Production Capacity SUNSHINE Cottage home KIT fulfillment capacity = 912,500 to 3,395,960 kits per year.
Production Location Mexico, U.S., and Canada.

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