Tour a Tiny House on Wheels Suitable for Wheelchairs | NONAGON.style
Step Inside a Surprisingly Spacious Wheelchair-Friendly Tiny House

Step Inside a Surprisingly Spacious Wheelchair-Friendly Tiny House

This is what you call a tiny house with a difference

Written by –
Nonagon Style Team
on January 22nd 2017
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Wheel Pad

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We’re not unfamiliar with tiny houses and homes that can be wheeled to where they need to be. This tiny house home tour is extra special though, as it was designed specifically with wheelchair users in mind.

 

It can be an emotional and often confusing time when a family member finds themselves in a wheelchair, or unwell. All of a sudden, many of the familiar ways of getting around the house can present new challenges. This tiny house aims to help a person through this transition. It’s a great space for helping wheelchair users adjust to reduced mobility. What’s more, it provides an easy and suitable space for them to live.

This tiny home mostly functions as an extra bedroom that can be attached to a house by the trailer. It can be accessed through a connecting door or with an extra ramp.

Bright bedroom with geometric wall details in a wheelchair-friendly tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style
Wooden desk adjustable to wheelchair users in a sustainable tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style

Inside, there is a comfy bedroom area with a table that pulls down to just the right height for wheelchair users.

Spotlight and wooden panelled ceiling in a tiny house for wheelchair users | NONAGON.style

There’s a lot of lighting and plenty of windows so you can look out and not feel isolated. This track system runs through from the bed to the bathroom to aid with moving from one area to another.

Hallway of a wheelchair-friendly tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style
Hallway of a wheelchair-friendly tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style

The bathroom door opens in different directions, making it easily accessible from whichever side you’re coming from. There are also handles and plenty of grip around the bathroom for maneuverability.

Bathroom with striking corrugated steel walls in a wheelchair-friendly tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style
Bathroom with striking corrugated steel walls and shower in a wheelchair-friendly tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style

All the faucets and plug sockets are at a suitable height for wheelchair users, saving them from having to uncomfortably reach or bend down lower.

Exterior of a wheelchair-friendly tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style

In addition to being wheelchair friendly, the Wheel Pad trailer home is also eco-friendly. Many of the materials are sustainably sourced, and the trailer is built with many wooden elements.

Exterior of a wheelchair-friendly sustainable tiny house on wheels | NONAGON.style

In addition to many of the well thought out elements that make mobility easier, what’s really nice about this tiny home is that it actually feels like a nice place to be . We’re sure there are plenty of people who will find this a welcome addition to their home. All in all, we can’t wait to see how the Wheel Pad develops and evolves in the future!

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