Hobo Shack - Low Cost Living

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The Hobo’s Special

Despite the name, you don’t actually have to be a hobo to live here. You just have to be dedicated to saving money while living in an exciting alternative lifestyle!

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Basic Model Includes:

  • 8x13 footprint
  • Compost toilet (bucket system)
  • Single sink (bucket above and below system)
  • Sleeping loft with ladder
  • 250 Watt solar panel, battery, charger, inverter & outlet
  • Overhead light and loft light.
  • Kitchen counter with shelves.
  • Ice chest / insulated cooler.
  • 3 windows and locking door.

Deluxe Model also includes:

  • Upgraded finish & surfaces
  • Two more windows, one skylight
  • 1000 Watt solar system
  • Propane, propane plumbing
  • Cooktop
  • Refrigerator (Dual Electricity/Propane)
  • Water hookup & plumbing. Greywater drain.

The Hobo Special is a no-frills living space for one frugal person. It is wired for a light and outlet (with RV hookup and barebones PV solar system) and has a kitchen counter with a bucket system plumbing (ie: none). A ladder will take you to a loft/bed upstairs. To save on costs, the basic model has an unfinished (bare studs) interior, ready for you to complete as you see fit.

The deluxe model features a tiny kitchen (sink, stove, fridge) with real gas and water plumbing, a solar power setup wired with PV panels, battery & charging system, inverter, overhead lights, and outlets, and a finished, insulated interior.

Estimated Cost of Hobo Shack: $9,999

Deluxe Model: $19,999

Overview of the Hobo Shack

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Our homes range in cost from $10,000 to $50,000. We know there's much to discuss before committing to this purchase. We're ready to answer all of your questions.


We're happy to discuss any variations or ideas you'd like to share with us. We can handle most general homebuilding, furniture, plumbing, electrical, or electronics systems tasks. We might need to refer you to a subcontractor for certain materials or techniques.