by Ann Bucholtz
I bought the Little Cabin in 2003. It was a one room 20 x 30 ft. hunting cabin without indoor plumbing or electric and I paid $95,000. Utilities existed at the road about 100 feet from the cabin. My son and I used it as a summer camp cabin and each year I added an upgrade. One year water to a hydrant out back, another year electric to a power pole, another year a septic system. When visiting we would run a 100 ft electric cord to the interior to run a small electric heater (the wood stove was unsafe) and a small refrigerator. The homeowner’s association would not allow a compost toilet system because of my close proximity to the adjacent stream.
When I first bought the cabin, it contained old sleeping mattresses and had a broken window. Mice had moved in and it required deep cleaning to be habitable as a camp cabin. The cabin is situated on nearly 4.5 acres surrounded by National Forest, has year round access and is 3 minutes from a small Western town with amenities. Occasionally, the town runs horses and cattle down main street changing pastures! There is even a local rodeo every weekend in the summer as well as packhorse races for entertainment. Winter brings cross country skiing and animal watching.
Rhonda just brought this to my attention and I thought I’d better get it out there in case someone wants it.
Amish Built Playhouse/ Hunting cabin – $3500 (New Albany)
Playhouse Amish built, could be used as a hunting cabin or shed or art studio.
15 feet long 8 feet wide and 10 feet tall.
Has a loft, ceiling fan, 110 electric with GFI receptacles, has front porch with swing.
You move it. $3,500 OBO
812-948-2782 or 502-541-5623
Drue found this listing in a Texas craigslist. Sounds like a pretty good buy if you are in the area.
Hunting cabin for sale….$4300.00….size is 7ft x 16ft…Unique design..Perfect when you need to move your hunting cabin from one lease to another….has small private area for porta-potty…room enough to sleep 2 in the loft….also has futon for sleeping…storage cabinet…house size door and windows….must see to appreciate….used it last year for hunting but lost lease this year….Can be moved anywhere just like a regular camper….would be great for lake lot….call Jean or Dickie at 817-774-7152 cell or 817-866-2346 home…
Alex from Sweden at EcoHouseFilm sent me a mobile hunting cabin that is for sale if you are in his neck of the woods. If you’re far away like I am, it is nice for tiny house idea generation.
I like the simplicity of the design, the basic porch that gives you some protection as you enter the house. The cottage has a simple and usable living area, a bedroom and kitchenette. It has a small heater that keeps it comfortably warm.
To view the listing go here, I used the google translator to interpret the posting.
by Kent Griswold (Tiny House Blog)
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