A Plahaus to Inspire: Small House with Big Ideas in Nashville, Indiana

Innovative Compact Design:

A minimal 800sqft Wall Cabin

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Welcome aboard! Fasten your seat belts; we’re off on an adventure to the ‘Plahaus’ – no, not your childhood sandbox, but a charm-loaded cabin nestled in the heart of Nashville, Indiana. No, not Nashville, Tennessee, where you might be expecting some toe-tapping country tunes. We’re talking about the lesser-known but equally enticing Hoosier Nashville. Buckle up; you’re in for a rollercoaster of fun!

As we take our first steps into this unique architectural wonder, it’s like being handed a golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Designed by Neon Architecture, this gem of a cabin, with its unique exterior wall that’s as attention-grabbing as a colorful pinwheel, is a jaw-dropping 820 square feet of sheer delight. Oh, and if you’re wondering about the quirky spelling of ‘Playhouse,’ it’s all about a nod to the host’s German ancestry – ‘Haus’ meaning ‘house’ and ‘play’ because who doesn’t love to have a little fun?

The Plahaus comes with the charm and coziness that you might expect from a European fairy tale, with an added dash of American spirit. It’s like a bag of your favorite mixed candy – with every variety, you never quite know what you’re going to get next. From wildflowers dancing in the breeze outside to the unmistakably unique structure and layout, it’s safe to say you’re in for a smorgasbord of architectural delights. And let’s not even get started on that fire pit – s’mores, anyone?

Now, we know the outside is tantalizing, but wait till we get inside! Enter the cabin, and you’ll find yourself in a snug little corridor that leads to two comfortable bedrooms, each snugger than a bug in a rug, complete with a seamless closet that opens up to reveal ample space for all your luggage. What’s that? Is that an AC unit I see there?
Why, yes, it is! Cool, eh?

Stepping out of the bedrooms, you’ll find yourself face-to-face with a surprisingly spacious bathroom that refuses to be a Plain Jane, with its moodier theme and chic horizontal black tiles. And for those who fancy a good rain dance, the walk-in shower with a waterfall showerhead is an experience that’s as exhilarating as a fast-paced mambo number!

Leaving the back half of the cabin, you’ll be greeted by the ‘great room.’ Imagine an arena for your senses – a living space and kitchen all rolled into one with majestic windows that let in rays of sunlight as they dance on the wooden walls. Now imagine sitting there in that cozy living room, surrounded by nature’s spectacle, with the tranquil sound of leaves rustling outside. Can you think of a better way to unwind? We can’t!

You might notice a sign hanging on the brick wall that reads “Diamond Tool and Dei CO” – a legacy of the host’s grandfather’s business from 1947. It’s these personal touches that make the Playhouse feel like a true home. Don’t forget to try out the Rubik’s cube lying there. Who knows, you might even surprise yourself and solve it!

Last but not least, we have the kitchen and dining area. It’s not huge, but boy, is it stylish! With its black-speckled countertops, sleek cabinets, and functional appliances, it has all the ingredients to whip up a culinary masterpiece.

Finally, as the tour comes to an end, you step onto the outdoor patio with its sleek metal railings and comfortable seats. Here, you can enjoy a hearty laugh, tell spooky ghost stories, or just soak in the serenity of nature. Isn’t that perfect?

So, are you ready to create some unforgettable memories at the Playhouse in Nashville, Indiana? If this tickles your fancy, pack up your suitcases, gather your friends or family, and get ready for a fun-filled adventure. There’s no need for a road map or GPS; just follow the laughter, and you’ll find us waiting for you with a cup of warm Hoosier hospitality.

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See you soon, incredible readers!