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Tiny cabin sold for nearly £60,000

One of the UK&#39s smallest homes – a wood and brick hut which has been converted into a tiny dwelling – has been sold.

The 15ft by 10ft home in Sidford, east Devon, went on the market for £59,950.

Colin Moorhouse, of Redferns estate agents, said the former fish and grocery shop had sold for close to the asking price.

The property – named The Cabin – has one main room with a kitchenette and shower extension, while upstairs there is a mezzanine bedroom just four feet high at its tallest.

Moorhouse says: “It is a nice little place and at the price you can&#39t really go wrong.”

The property was converted into a home around 18 months ago.


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Guide: day-to-day tasks ​— can your system manage?

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