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Damascus couple offers tiny house tour


- Ron and Linda Douglas call their home a 'new option for living'

Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: RON AND LINDA DOUGLAS - This weekend, the Douglases are offering a glimpse of their tiny home Ron constructed this year.

Ron and Linda Douglas are inviting East County residents to “dream tiny.”

The couple will offer a tour of their tiny home from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Labor Day weekend — Saturday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 1 — at Nature’s Country Store, 15252 S.E. Highway 224, Damascus.

The Douglases call tiny houses “a new option for living.” Anyone who wants to live cheaply off the grid or create a private space, studio or guest house is encouraged to visit this weekend.

With 40 years in the construction business, Ron Douglas built his tiny home beginning in May.

Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: RON AND LINDA DOUGLAS - Linda and Ron Douglas of Damascus.

The 2008 recession had taken a toll on the Douglases, as the couple lost business and Ron underwent cancer treatment, including two surgeries.

Built on a double axle trailer using environmentally friendly and sustainable materials such as tight knot kiln-dried cedar, the home is equipped with electricity, plumbing, a kitchen, bathroom and a sleeping loft.

The Labor Day weekend event includes a free tour of the property, along with pork sandwiches, chicken, snacks, beer, wine and root beer for sale.

To learn more, call 503-851-8366 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: RON AND LINDA DOUGLAS - The tiny home is made of environmentally friendly and sustainable materials.