Are you looking for a remote cabin in Idaho? This private listing is a 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath real log cabin. This wonderful home sits on 2.5 acres and is powered by a unique off grid system which utilizes solar power, a battery bank, wind power and a generator to run the entirely propane appliances. Featuring a propane refrigerator, stove and on demand water heating system by Takagi, this home is perfect for anyone who wants a private and off the grid cabin in Idaho.
This home also features a cistern which can be filled from the creek below or using the gutter system along the roof. Downhill is landscaped with several fruit trees and berry bushes which are watered from a barrel cistern that is filled by the roof gutter system. The downhill side of the lot is terraced with a landscaping trail which winds it’s way through the native bushes to the landscaped plants intermingled to make for easy maintenance and a natural feel to the landscaping. Located at the end of a private road the cabin is extremely quiet and features lots of Idaho wildlife.
To heat the home you simply throw some of the plentiful firewood from the surrounding woods in and let it burn. The woodstove also heats the water and directs it back toward a water tank for hot water use, making the hot water heater run on firewood. With three source of heat for hot water, you can use wood, solar or propane to get your hot water. Even with all of these off the grid features, this cabin can be connected to the grid if you so choose. There are stove and dryer outlets already installed to handle the demands of modern electrical systems, and to ease your home sickness for modern comfort. The lighting in the cabin is set up for low wattage bulbs but can use any light bulbs in the normal range of use.
This beautiful Idaho cabin features a covered porch in the front and the back, with a Romeo and Juliet balcony which overlooks the entire valley. This balcony is accessible from the upstairs bedroom and is located at the same height as the pine canopy of the surrounding forest maximizing interaction with hummingbirds, squirrels and other native neighbors.
The flooring is made for the high demand of mountain living, with tile throughout the downstairs level, and laminate in the bedroom. The upstairs bedrooms feature carpet to retain that comfortable feeling when walking around in your bare feet.
That garage is 1 1/2 car garage made of post and beam construction and cord wood infill. On the back side of the garage is a firewood lean to which can store up to 7 cords of firewood and keep it dry. This Idaho cabin abuts public land directly and there are several hundred miles of backcountry trails and roads for horseback riding, motorcycling, atv’ing, hiking and camping. Kirkham hotsprings is about 1 mile away and several trailheads are minutes away.