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The cabin was built by our friend’s grandparents, but the property has been in the family since the mid 1800s. A log from the original homestead hangs from the rafters.

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a combination of truly unique salvaged materials and high end appliances for off grid living- this house was designed to provide maximum open space, along with a highly functional kitchen and solar power.


-Built on new 8 X 20 10,000 lb. trailer.

-2x4 framing and 2x6 rafters, true plywood sheathing. Hurricane strapping used on all framing.

-House is mounted on 20 heavy duty welded brackets - maximum interior space with no cantilever.

-High end appliances include
Summit 20" Stainless steel range and oven
Jotul wood stove
Sundanzer chest freezer
PrecisionTemp rv550 water heater
Solar power set up- Midnite Kid Charge controller, 280 watts of Kyocera Solar Panels, UBGC2 Gel Sealed batteries, Samlex Inverter, Midnite Solar E panel for professional hook up to utility or generator if desired.

-Extremely well insulated- walls with sheep’s wool from Oregon shepherd, floor and ceiling with cut foam panels. House wrap is a unique insulating radiant barrier, superior waterproofing and adding an extra r12 to insulation values.

-Heavy gauge steel shingle roofing- no exposed hardware. Ice and water shield underneath, along with insulating radiant barrier house wrap.

-Wired by a professional electrician.

-Full LED lighting throughout

-Large nine foot loft

-Large, deep single bowl Ruvati stainless steel sink and Delta pull down faucet

-Professionally welded Galvanized shower with stainless steel drain and fittings. Exposed copper and brass plumbing. Bathroom ready to accept your compost toilet of choice.

-Large refurbished wood windows provide lots of natural light

-Trap door storage compartments built into trailer dove tail

-Wood stove and hearth moveable to provide flexibility in warmer months

-Wind turbine ventilation

-All interior wood finished with custom blended beeswax and oil finish. Food safe and easy to maintain.

-Salvaged hardwoods include White Oak, Wild Cherry, Poplar, Curly maple, Black Walnut, Cedar. Most of this wood was cut in the 1970’s on a friends farm, all milled at the local Mennonite water wheel powered sawmill.

-Beautiful wild cherry around sink was found stowed away in a barn built in the 1940’s - age unknown.

-Tongue and groove pine floors hand salvaged one board at a time from barn on the family farm. Stamped from a sawmill in Alabama, estimated mill date 1950’s.

-Unique handmade details throughout, all artist made from salvaged materials including:

One of a kind front door made from galvanized metal, white oak and wild cherry
Light fixtures- stained glass and floating wood fixtures made from 1950’s pine
Custom canvas board white walls in main room made with top quality linen artist canvas.
Mixed hardwood shelving, counter tops, wood walls, and wood details throughout the house, all made from beautiful salvaged wood.