Sometimes you can get some good ideas and have fun browsing through listings of houses for sale. Here are a bunch of isolated rural properties that might be worth a second look, available through Zillow on-line real estate.
Off-grid property in California with amazing views!
Two bedroom home iin California is nestled on forty acres bordering Forest Service Property.
This Colorado home features radiant floors, greenhouse, garage with finished space above and solar electricity.
Classic A-Frame Colorado home sits on 13 acres bordering Gunnison National Forest and Fossil Ridge Wilderness area.
This Arizona desert home has radiant floor heating, whole-house attic fans, solar power & back up generator, and 5000 gallons of water storage.
Tiny cabin in Maine sits on a 27 wooded acres with frontage on a brook.
This Lodge in New York sits on 503 acres adjacent to thousands of acres of state land. Adirondack-style,1,700 sq. ft. lodge features a classic, floor-to-ceiling granite fireplace, open great room, cathedral ceilings and fir siding and log work that was milled on site.
This charming off-grid Idaho cabin is on 20 acres with several ponds and great walking trails.
This unique home in Idaho was constructed as a survivalist home to be self sufficient and completely off grid with a private creek water system, insulated water holding tanks, 20KW solar generated battery bank, septic system, wood burning stove, and propane.
This off-grid home in Colorado is a faithful tribute to 19th century gold mining vernacular architecture.
This nicely crafted home in Arizona on 28 acres has a beautiful interior.