The Damselfly House

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Come meet us, and see the Damselfly House in person! Friday, October 20th, 2-6:30pm. If you can't make it in person, I will host a livestream tour at 1 pm PST, on the same day. Click here to link to the livestream!

Zyl Vardos Workshop is located at: 4604 Shincke Rd NE, Olympia, WA, 98506

Note: visits outside the open house time are by appointment only. For questions, scheduling a build, or purchase inquiry:

The Damselfly is currently available for purchase: $98,500 (just reduced)

The Damselfly is our newest design, fresh from Zyl Vardos' "idea mill" - and there is nothing quite like it anywhere. This house would make a stunning primary living space for one or two people. It could also be an unforgettable vacation rental or guest house. Its internal systems are comfortable, safe, and easy to use... read on:

  • 24' x 10' floorplan (with window-box and eaves, makes a 12' outside width) 
  • 11,500 lb weight
  • Unique, offset roofline, low-maintenance Onduvilla roof
  • High ceilings with incredibly open, bright feel (for a tiny house)
  • All cedar exterior, with sculpted trim and rafters
  • Total of 13 handmade wood windows - all operable windows include screens
  • Two 13" Solar Tube Skylights
  • Stunning inlaid entry door with round window, solid wood
  • Shoji style sliding door for bathroom
  • Custom, rounded cedar entry steps


  • Kitchen Features:
    • Copper double-basin sink
    • Huge box window with 3 shaped windows and 1 large opening window w/screen
    • Natural slate countertop, metal edge
    • Copper backsplash, dark bronze finish
    • 2 burner, 1800w induction cooktop
    • Large 9cu ft, 2 door refrigerator/freezer
    • 80" tall pantry with slide outs
    • 2 high cabinets for additional storage
    • Recessed lighting above counter
    • In-wall exhaust fan
  • Bath Features:
    • Vanity, with copper sink and tile countertop
    • Subway tile floor
    • Smooth-wall 1-piece fiberglass shower, detachable hand-sprayer
    • Porcelain flush toilet, Kohler (can be easily replaced by a composting toilet at any point in the future)
    • 2 opening windows w/screens
    • Mirror medicine cabinet, flush mount
    • In-wall exhaust fan
  • Bed and loft:
    • Full-long size (54" x 80") main floor bed platform with storage underneath 
    • Twin-size sleeping loft, with shaped windows and recessed lighting
    • Unique built-in storage stairs with drawers, handrail for safe loft access
    • 80" Tall Armoire on main floor
    • Shaped corner shelving in bed and loft areas
    • 40" HD TV, pivoting wall mount
  • Appliances:
    • 1500w electric convective heater (safe, quiet heat)
    • 20 gal electric hot water heater
    • Ceiling fan with light
    • Dimmable sconce lighting in main area
    • Dimmable recessed lighting in loft
    • 2 burner, 1800w induction cooktop
    • Large 9cu ft refrigerator
    • Optional: 9,000 btu mini-split AC system (installed for additional +$1950)
    • All electric design, 50A/240v standard hookup
    • Smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector, and fire extinguisher


  • Warranted by Zyl Vardos
  • New 14,000lb capacity trailer base, DOT approved
  • Built of quality, natural, low/zero emission materials for impeccable interior air quality
  • Designed to be maintainable for life
  • Designed and constructed by one of the most experienced builders in the tiny house world

Shipping can be arranged by Zyl Vardos (additional charge), or you can transport it yourself. Current location: Olympia, WA, USA.

We are willing to do small customizations to this house, large modifications may not be possible due to our very full shop schedule currently. Please feel free to inquire.

See the full video tour here:

The Entry of the Damselfly

The Entry of the Damselfly