Best Friends Construct Their Own “Bestie Row” Of Tiny Houses, So They Can Live Together

Almost all of us have had a B.F.F. (Best Friend Forever) at some point in our lives’  But life often takes you in different directions. If you’re lucky enough to have longtime friends even as an adult, then you know probably already know how much it means to be able to spend time together.

That’s exactly what four Texas couples had in mind when they decided that living in the same town just wasn’t enough. They’ve been best friends for over 20 years, and they weren’t about to let life separate them, so they decided to literally build a “Bestie Row.”

Architect Matt Garcia was enlisted to help make the dream a reality.
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The couples purchased land along the Llano River, right on the outskirts of Austin, Texas.

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Initially, they were thinking of just making one huge house, but they decided a little personal space is always good, even for best friends.

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But that’s not to say they didn’t want to be together either, so they also built a 1,500-square-foot community building with a kitchen, dining room, and guest and activity space.

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The individual houses are all 400 square feet and cost around $40,000 each.

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They dubbed the community the “Llano Exit Strategy” and designed it to withstand the harsh Texas climate.

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Every building was designed with sustainability and environmental impact in mind.

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Galvanized metal siding and spray foam insulation helps keep things cool in the summer and retain heat in the winter.

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