The company Shelter Wise has recently unveiled another model in their sustainable, affordable and efficient tiny homes line up. This one is called the Salsa Box Tiny House and it sets several new milestones for what a tiny house should be. Apart from being cozy, durable and super portable, it also comes with several bells and whistles of green building.

The Salsa Box Tiny House measures a meager 96 square feet. Despite its small size, it is still large enough to house a queen sized bed and many storage spaces, creatively placed to maximize the available space. The Salsa Box Tiny house was designed to be used as a nature retreat for any one looking to live as one with their environment without leaving a huge footprint.


The Salsa Box Tiny House is fitted with a full 30 Amp RV hookup and an RV water connection. It also features a fully functional, mini tub/shower combo, which takes up about 8 cubic feet of the interior. The bathroom is also equipped with a flushing toilet. The Salsa Box tiny house can also be modified to be completely off-the-grid and is built to withstand a variety of weather conditions, such as those found in a desert, mountains, coast and elsewhere. It is well insulated using dense pack insulation resulting in walls with an insulation value per inch of R 3.8.

The tiny house also features a small living or green roof over the house. It measures 2.5 feet by 8.5 feet and is made up of rough sawn cedar and a metal pan. It is large enough to be used by the owner to grow some of their own vegetables.

green roof

The tiny house was built using a simple construction process, which is focused on maximizing weight-saving, energy-saving and space-saving measures. The Salsa Box was originally built as an instructional model for workshop attendees, but it works just perfectly as a real tiny homes. The Salsa Box comes in three different lengths, namely 12 feet, 16 feet and 20 feet.