It may look like a playhouse for children, but fully grown people actually live here! Built in 1912 by contractor Arthur Weeden, Toronto’s Little House, as it’s known, is only about 7′ wide, 47′ deep, with a total of less than 300 square feet of living space inside. The home was sold for $135,000 at the beginning of 2007 to a couple who renovated it and put it back on the market for $179,900.
Here’s how the little house looked before it was renovated:
And here’s how it looks today:
Even the front walkway was redone with tumbled stone, and a window was added for charming effect. Inside everything looks new.
It has a living room, kitchen, bedroom, and bath. They even found room to tuck a washer and dryer in there.
The kitchen comes with a table and chairs that fold up when you’re not using them:
There were some questions in the comments asking where they stashed the fridge and the bathroom. A reader found photos of them for me (thanks, Mike!).
The fridge is tucked behind the washer and dryer:
The bedroom, with Murphy Bed open (door leads to backyard):
The bedroom with the Murphy Bed put up:
The back of the house shows how narrow it really is:
According to the Toronto Sun Telegram in 1939, Toronto contractor Arthur Weeden noticed the unused space between the two larger homes and declared, “In order to use the land, I will build on it.” After completing the house, he and his wife lived in it for 20 years!