Tiny Home 1/2 Acre  Lots And Tiny Homes For Sale: Franklin, North Carolina

Written by Janet Thome

Have you been dreaming about your own tiny home in the woods? Are you ready to ditch the stress of the city and trade city lights for stars and clean air?


Do you love the sounds of frogs and crickets in the summertime? Do I have a place for you. Bear Pen Cove is a small, picturesque tiny home village in the mountains of North Carolina.


Bear Pen Cove  is a hidden jewel, nestled in the woods,  situated on thirteen acres. Whether you looking for a spot for a vacation home, your forever home, leaving a legacy for your family,  or a location for an AirBnB, Bear Pen Cove has the perfect answer to your tiny home dreams and getting back to nature.


Bear Pen Cove Tiny Village: 9 Lots Left For Sale

Compact Cottages has collaborated with a private owner and developed a community that sells the land to private individuals. There is a total of 20 lots spread out on13  acres, just 5 miles outside of Franklin. Compact Cottages is the preferred builder that is in the community covenants, to keep a beautiful, uniform design in the community and to ensure the value of the development.


The best part is each lot is a half of an acre, a little piece of heaven.

An HOA has been established and the dues are only $300.00 a year. There is a total of twenty lots on thirteen acres. Nine lots are left for sale.  Financing is available. There are very light, common sense covenants.

Franklin is known as the ”Gem Capital Of The World”. 

Sheds Are Allowed

Sheds are allowed. They must tastefully match your home. David has a source for the sheds.

HOA Dues Include: $ 300.00

  • Maintenance Included In Common Areas
  • Well Maintenance

Bear Pen Cove Lots Includes: $ 35,000

  • One Half Acre Lot
  • Septic
  • Well Water
  • Gravel Pad
  • Underground Electricity To Lot

There are two common wells with pristine clean water, so there is no water bill.

AirBnBs Allowed

Long term rentals are not allowed in the covenants, though AirBnBs are allowed. Bear Pen Cove is the perfect destination  for vacation rentals.

Financing Is Available

There are many options for financing, from a private investor that will finance just the land,  23 year financing for the home, or a land, home package. Contact David with Compact Cottages for details.

About Compact Cottages

David Pulliam is the founder of  Compact Cottages in Franklin, North Carolina. Compact Cottages is a dealer of 400 square feet, RV certified,  luxury park model tiny homes for several manufacturers. Compact Cottages has a showroom in Franklin with inventory ready to purchase with Nationwide financing available up to 23 years or you can order a home  that is built in a climate controlled facility off site shipped to your location, as early as 10 weeks.

Design your own dream cottage with David and after choosing your preferred model, you can customize your home with options of your choice including materials, colors, hardware, appliances, and floor plan layouts.

David has decades of experience in all phases of tiny home community development and establishing campgrounds. He has a love and a passion for the tiny home industry and has a wealth of wisdom to share.

Dog Friendly!

Of course Bear Pen Cove is dog friendly! What good is a tiny home in the woods without a dog? Responsible pet owners please.

Beautifully Landscaped, Blending Seamlessly With  Nature


About Franklin, North, Carolina

The Town of Franklin is located in the mountains of Western North Carolina and is surrounded by beautiful streams & waterfalls and offers a wealth of things to do. They  were recently named the 25th best city to live in North Carolina by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy many festivals & events along with great shopping and services from their  Downtown Merchants. Discover the breathtaking views around Franklin on one of the many hiking trails. You’ll also discover plenty of fishing, hunting, rafting, kayaking and more outdoor adventures!

The Little Tennessee River Greenway in Franklin, NC is a scenic five mile path that runs along the Little Tennessee River through downtown Franklin. The mostly paved path allows runners, walkers, and bikers to enjoy mother nature without having to leave town. There are numerous shelters and entrances to the LTRG, with picnic tables, outdoor grills, and benches, making it a great place to meet for lunch, or sit down and pass some time.

Franklin is home to approximately 3,900 citizens, but the population nearly doubles during the spring, summer and fall seasons due to their  temperate climate and beautiful scenery. The  geographical position enables residents  to enjoy cool summer nights and mild winters. With a healthy tourism industry and lots of local people taking an active role in the community, there are always exciting activities and places to go.

Contact David Pulliam With Compact Cottages For More Details And Get Your Lot Reserved Today


706 498 5830

Learn More About Compact Cottages 

Are You Desiring To Start Your Own Community And Have Land?

Are you desiring to partner with Compact Cottage and create your own community?  Please give David a call. David has the expertise to help you create a community that is simple and rustic or luxurious with swimming pools, clubhouses, beautiful common areas and more.


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