Why Buy From Us?


We will sit down with you and listen carefully to your needs, wants, and preferences in order to recommend the perfect home for your new lifestyle  choice


After choosing your preferred model,  we will customize it with options of your choice including materials, colors, hardware, appliances, and floor plan layouts 


Once your options have been selected and a final price has been established, we will help you find appropriate financing that fits your budget


Now its time to choose where your new home will be located.  We can help find RV parks, retirement villages,  vacation and recreation destinations, or private lots 


The last step to the process is to delivery and set up your new home. We will guide and direct you in every step from transit to utility hook ups to ensure your new home is occupant approved ready.

Compact Cottages

3049 Georgia Rd.

Franklin, NC 28734 

Office Hours:

Monday - Wednesday: By Appointment

Thursday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm

Sunday: Closed

O: 828.634.0077

M: 706.498.5830

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Construction Details

One common standard for determining which materials and designs are used is the direct experience of the owner of our mother company living in the different cabins. Living in our cabins has been the best way to make the right decision. There are also numerous decisions we make based on our customers' ideas and comments. Safety is always the most important factor in building your customized cabin; we keep this in mind on every change or modification.

  • Detachable hitch

  • 10" I-beam frame

  • 2x6 floor joist 16" o.c.

  • Double 2x6 perimeter floor joist

  • 3/4" T&G OSB floor decking

  • 2x4 exterior walls 16" o.c.

  • Custom built 2x6 rafters

  • Moisture barrier vapor wrap

  • Wrapped with 1/2 OSB

  • Double studs every 4'-0"

  • Double 2x6 headers over windows and doors

  • Triple studs around windows & doors

  • Thermo pane windows and doors

  • Pex water lines

  • Cut off valves through out

  • Electrical outlets and light fixtures

  • Custom hand crafted cabinets

  • Foam seal on all exterior plugs and switches

  • Foam seal on every exterior stud

  • 6 hurricane straps (3 each side)

  • R-13 insulation in walls

  • R-22 insulation in floor

  • R-19 insulation in ceiling

  • LP smart side siding

  • 12" overhangs front & rear

  • 200 amp electrical service

  • NEC-approved electrical wiring

  • 7/16" osb/tech shield radiant barrier on roof

  • 15# felt paper

  • Galvalume metal roof (29 gauge)

  • Vaulted ceiling throughout (excluding loft area)

  • TRA coded & inspected

  • ANSI 119.5 Rated

  • Rolled countertops & backsplashes