[before_listing images=https://www.off-grid.net/wp-content/uploads/826f0cb7e95154414a6b6193977227f4.jpg youtube=null] I am looking for someone who lives on their own land off the grid, or close to it, who may wish to sell me a little so I can build my own little cabin.

I would be willing to make monthly payments. I have a lot to learn so hopefully you would not mind me picking your brain. I am a 48 yr old male.Would be me my dog and my atv. I have a monthly source of income I am quiet and will spend my days fishing , learning to hunt and just exploring nature. I am prepared to live in my 4 man tent for a bit till I can get everything together to build my own cabin or shack lol. I am open to all places except the dessert, I live in fl right now I miss the seasons an acre or anything would be fine. fresh water close by is a plus [landbuddy_listing images=https://www.off-grid.net/wp-content/uploads/826f0cb7e95154414a6b6193977227f4.jpg youtube=null]

You may send a message directly to the user using this form, or leave a public reply

Enter your full name here.

Enter a valid email address here.

Enter the subject of your enquiry here.

Enter the content of your enquiry here.

Enter the characters from the image.

For more stories from off-grid.net search here

Our Our fastest solar ovenBake, roast or steam a meal for two people in minutes, reaching up to 550°F (290°C). GoSun Sport sets the bar for portable solar stoves.

Buy our book - OFF THE GRID - a tour of American off-grid places and people written by Nick Rosen, editor of the off-grid.net web site

6 Responses to “Need a place of my own”

  1. Olliep

    My name is Page. I am a 24 year old male Marine.
    The good news: I have 21 acres in the mountains in New Mexico, Well drained, almost a mile above sea level, 30% wooded, relatively flat, beautiful, mild climate. Great growing season.
    The Bad News: I have 3.5 more years on my Marine contract in which I will not be able to begin construction on my land.

    I am looking for someone to work with on my parcel. Hopefully get some things like planting/clearing trees started before I get there. I do not have on site water but there is a guy with a well half a mile down the road that sells it pretty cheaply and rain is 15″ a year so with the right setup, you can get all youll need.

    I have a full design and layout ready for me when I get out. It has been 2 years in the making. That said, It only requires me to have about 8 Acres. another 7 Acres will be wooded (I cant stand not having woods nearby.) This leaves about 6 acres unaccounted for. Now If done efficiently, we could share the same agricultural/ livestock space and keep the 6 acres wild. I dont mind this.

    What I would need: I need someone on site to start basically practicing good husbandry and landkeeping. With proper animal care, crop growing, and maintenance, I think that the land could see yields well beyond my needs. Therefore, Im not opposed to sharing. I can discuss all plans with you at length and you can set up your own establishment, as well as start cultivating land. When I get there, I can build my own shelter (will probably need a hand) and then we work together on the land. The time before I get there, the land would be free use to you as long as you are continuing to work on it towards the common plans we’ve discussed. In approx 3.5 years when I arrive, I will be there to exchange help, knowledge, and resources. At this point I will charge rent based on the land you are using as your own. (depending on size $100-1000 a month) This rate is negotiable and can be decided before or after I arrive.

    If you are interested, I will give you some pictures of what I am working on as well as a rough outline of whats going on and we can discuss it further.
    Things to note, I plan on having kids, pigs, a dairy cow, chickens. I am libertarian, christian, and not a hippy. Just cheap. I am an Eagle Scout, Marine, and used to teach wilderness survival. I know quite a bit about a lot of things. I am an old fashioned guy just looking to raise a family to read books, play outside on nice days and play board games together on rainy days. I hate desk jobs and being indoors.

    Looking forward to hearing from you.

  2. BobbyKorona

    Hello Ed and all….. have my off grid farm 3 years in East central Florida….. can tell you how to deal with all the restrictions and code enforcement…have been on this site offering to help any off girder…..with no serious contacts….Bob …. 32175w@gmail.com ….

  3. SolarisLove

    Hi Ed if you had manage to find a way to live your dream in Florida please fill me in I’m 48 as well & have no idea about the life off the grid. I’ve never found that special man to try with, so I guess I will have to go at it one day alone. Sure would appreciate any tips you had learn about how going about it in Florida. This old gal would appreciate anything you had learn my yahoo is my profile name Thanks for any help.

  4. karen knapp

    I would like to join both of you in living off the grid. I have done some research about where may be a good place. Colorado, If you can handle the winters, a few counties only have two state building inspections which are, electrical and septic. I am not sure how to get around the septic issue as I would use a compost toilet. Perhaps gray water an be filtered for watering a garden. It would be great to have a few people to help each other get started and support one another though out our lives. Perhaps a small community to pull resources. Contact me if either of you are interested. Thanks K.

  5. larry brooks

    hi I would like to join you in off the grid living if you wouldn’t mind buying land in another state there are too many restrictions in fl message me if you would like to discuss the possablies

  6. BobbyKorona

    Hello Ed….Thats a great dream….but the reality in Florida…..it will be a fight all the way…..county’s….want that tax dollar ….and… their fees ….the chances are slim they will even give you a building permit , with out one if code finds your nice little shack beside a stream …they will very nicely ask you to remove it and or pay a $500.00 a day fine…. if you refuse to ….owner-build died 80 years ago……now it may not be all that bad in other states.

    So Ed if you would like to try off grid in Florida….would be glad to give you some pointers……Bob .. :) ….. 32175w@gmail.com