Whether you’re preparing for the apocalypse or just want to get away from it all, consider finding a new home that’s off the grid. From hunting cabins with outhouses to beautiful log homes bejeweled with solar panels, here are some homes for sale where you can relax to the hum of a generator.
Refuge Cove Island Retreat, Ketchikan, AK
For sale: $839,000
This completely self-contained home on an island near Ketchikan includes a 1,200-foot sandy swimming beach and 1.58 wooded acres.
801 Blue Lakes Rd, Markleeville, CA
For sale: $1.2 million
4788 Fellows Rd, Guildhall, VT
For sale: $425,000
This cedar-log home has a sophisticated solar, wood generator heating system and a stunning view of 40 acres dotted with blueberry and raspberry bushes.
6889 Capitol Creek Rd, Snowmass, CO
For sale: $5.5 million
This brand new, well-outfitted mountain retreat was built in 2008 but has never been lived in. The 5,600-square-foot home is located between Aspen and Basalt on 100 acres.
2010 Snow Bowl Rd, Missoula, MT
For Sale: $450,000
This cabin, located 15 minutes from downtown Missoula and five minutes from the Snowbowl ski area, uses solar panels and gas generators, propane and wood heat. The adjoining guest house has a wood-fired sauna and hot tub to warm up after a day on the slopes.
67 Cherry Ln, Kerhonkson, NY
For sale: $39,000
This tiny cabin in the Adirondacks is just 140 square feet, set in the middle of almost 2.5 acres.
64 Clay Hill Rd, Rowe, NM
For sale: $795,000
Spanning nearly 100 acres, this high-mountain desert retreat was designed for an artist with a detached pottery studio and an elaborate, hydroponic greenhouse. The residence is also highly energy-efficient with a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index score of 10.
17575 Johnson Rd, Paonia, CO
For sale: $270,000
Rustic design lovers may feel at home in this straw-bale house with a stucco exterior finish, metal roofing and vinyl-clad wood windows. The interior could easily serve as an artist’s studio with welded steel railings, polished concrete flooring and more.
5351 A W Duane, Paulden, AZ
For sale: $499,000
This home is marketed as “a survivalist’s dream” on 16 acres. The three domes that make up the “nearly indestructible” main residence are 3,400 square feet and powered by solar energy and wind. The home also includes a 530-square-foot greenhouse and large garden for growing food.
11000 Sunset View Ln, Pine City, MN
For sale: $49,900
A rustic A-frame on 15 wooded acres is an ideal place to unwind for less than $50,000. Between St. Croix State Park and Wild River State Park on the St. Croix River, trails and wildlife abound.