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Little Appliance, Big Impact

These clever finds prove that common appliances can be both compact and convenient for cabin living.


One challenge inherent to the cabin lifestyle is fitting all the necessities in a smaller footprint, especially when it comes to appliances. For those key functions that you can’t live without, find your solution in downsized appliances that are as good as, if not better than, their full-size peers.


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 Photo courtesy of Whirlpool


Whirlpool 24" Compact Electric Ceramic Glass Cooktop

Price: $908

Where to Buy:

A compact cooktop makes your favorite family meals possible within a small kitchen. This product features different sized rings to fit all your pots and pans, easy-clean surfaces and ADA-compliant designs for accessibility-focused cabins.


 Photo courtesy of Smeg


Smeg 50s Retro Style Series 24" Counter-Depth Freestanding Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Price: $3,699

Where to Buy:

For a vintage touch, this 50s-style slim fridge comes in a host of colors to fit any kitchen decor. The bottom freezer has an automatic defrost option and no-frost technology to keep your food at peak quality.


 Photo courtesy of KitchenAid


KitchenAid 27" Single Electric Convection Wall Oven with Built-In Microwave in Stainless Steel

Price: $4,140

Where to Buy:

Combination appliances, like this small-scale oven and microwave, corral essential kitchen functions into one convenient, space-saving place. It has enough room to cook for your family or guests, a delay-start option, “crispwave” technology and a control lock for safety.


 Photo courtesy of Fisher & Paykel


Fisher & Paykel 25" Counter-Depth Freestanding Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

Price: $2,499

Where to Buy:

This slim fridge has plenty of shelves and the capacity to keep the whole family happy. With a crisper drawer, ice maker, door alarm, SmartTouch controls and a water dispenser, you won’t even notice it’s not full-sized.


 Photo courtesy of Fotile


Fotile 36" 2-In-1 In-Sink Dishwasher Combo with Waterproof Touchscreen in Stainless Steel

Price: $1,099

Where to Buy:

While a countertop dishwasher is an option, save that space and combine it with your sink. This unique product uses less water per cycle, sterilizes with five washing cycles and is a more energy-efficient choice.


 Photo courtesy of GE


GE Mechanical Air Fryer Toaster Oven + Accessory Set

Price: $139

Where to Buy:

Air fryers are becoming a beloved kitchen tool, but this toaster oven combination takes it to a new level. With seven cooking functions (air fry, bake, toast, keep warm, broil, roast and convection), you can create delicious meals with fewer dishes and appliances.


 Photo courtesy of LG


LG 4.5-Cubic-Foot, High-Efficiency Smart Front-Load Washer and Electric Dryer Combo with Steam and TurboWash Technology in Black Steel

Price: $1,899

Where to Buy:

This all-in-one washer/dryer provides peak convenience without sacrificing capacity. With LG’s TurboWash technology, you can save up to 30 minutes on your laundry routine. For dealing with allergens, the “Allergiene” cycle uses steam to keep your laundry healthy for your household.


 Photo courtesy of Keurig


Keurig K-Mini Single Serve Coffee Maker in Black

Price: $90

Where to Buy:

For those who want the joy of morning joe without making a whole pot, this single-serve option is perfect. The slim design won’t take up too much counter space, quickly brews your coffee and has an auto-off feature to save energy.


 Photo courtesy of GE


GE 30" Telescoping Stainless Steel Downdraft Range Hood

Price: $1,299

Where to Buy:

Save overhead space (prime for storage!) while keeping smoke and odors out of your cabin with a range hood that retracts. The filters are easy to clean (simply toss them into the dishwasher), and the fan speeds can be adjusted to whatever level needed when cooking.


 Photo courtesy of Weber


Weber Go-Anywhere Charcoal Grill in Black

Price: $71

Where to Buy:

If your outdoor space is limited or you want a grill that can travel with you, this lightweight one is handy to have. It can hold up to six burgers at a time, features a lockable lid and has easy-to-clean surfaces.


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