Serenity Acres Frequently Asked Questions
Please take a moment to browse our Serenity Acres Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our Tiny Homes!
Q: Where are you located?
A: We are located just outside Calgary near Carseland ab.
Q: Can we visit to view a show home?
A: We host open houses at strategic points in our builds rather than stock show homes.
Q: Do you offer financing?
A: Not at this time.
Q: Can I get a mortgage for a Tiny Home?
A: Tiny homes are in the same classification as RVs & Travel Trailers and as such would be subject to the same types of loans.
Q: I’d like to be completely off-grid. Is this possible?
A: Yes, We offer fully off grid tiny homes as well as grid tied partially off grid micro homes. Another option we offer is an “off grid ready” tiny house. So that when you have that extra money your tiny home will easily upgrade to off grid.
Q: Are we restricted to your floor plans or can create something that works better for us?
A: think of our floor plans as a starting point, we will work with you to create the perfect custom tiny house tailored to your needs.
Q: Do you offer somewhere to live and park these homes?
A: Yes, a special promotion of ours will allow you to park an off grid tiny home on our beautiful property rent free for 3 months.
Q: Do your tiny homes come furnished?
A: We do a lot of built in furniture to maximize the use of space but things like window coverings, couches, chairs and mattresses will be additional costs.
Q: Will my micro home hook up to regular utilities?
A: Yes, our base model tiny homes come complete with RV hookups to easily tap into existing utilities.
Q: How big are your tiny homes?
A: They range from 16′-40′ long and 110sq ft- 320sq ft plus loft space.
Q: I don’t want a trailer, what other options do you have?
A: we also build shipping container homes, hunting cabins, off grid cottages and park models.
Q: How much do tiny homes weigh?
A: they are 30%-40% heavier than typical RV’s due to their much more robust construction.
Q: How will I heat my tiny home?
A: We have sleek options for electric, gas, and even wood burning stoves to heat your micro home efficiently and effectively.
Q: Is a building permit required?
A: Not for tiny houses on wheels as they fall under RV regulations. Shipping container tiny homes, hunting cabins and cottages may require development and or building permits to be placed on your land. Your county officials can help you determine what’s required for you specific situation.
Q: Where can I insure these homes?
A: Contact your local insurance company about insuring a travel trailer or home on wheels.
Q: Is delivery included?
A: We deliver in and around Calgary for free any thing over 100km from our shop will be delivered at $2/km one way.
Q: Are these homes built to withstand cold Canadian winters?
A: Absolutely! We make sure the homes will not only last, but will keep you warm and toasty inside.
Q: Is tax included in the price?
A: GST is extra.
Q: Do you build year round?
A: Yes, we can build them year round.