This Chesterville, Ontario, Canada off-grid home is like nothing you've seen before. The unique home can accommodate up to 3 guests with 1 bedroom, 1 bed, and 1 bath. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city at this off-grid oasis. A unique structure with a living roof. You can pick your veggies in the seasonal garden and cook outdoors with the authentic-earth oven. During your vacation stay, you can cozy up in the cabin with your favorite book, take a walk on the trails, sweat your cares away in the wood-fired sauna, or maybe even try cold water therapy, while the water is still cold. The cabin includes all the cooking tools needed for a good meal. Hot water and Shower will be back in service on May 10th
You’ll enjoy access to the vacation property, the boardwalk, raised bed garden, and even the neighboring trails for a good walk. You can watch the sunrise and sunset sitting on the large wrap-around porch while sipping on a relaxing cup of tea. The property supplies the wood to use in the fire pit, the wood-burning sauna, and the earth oven. No need to worry about stoking the fire throughout the night to keep warm, the little propane fireplace is thermostat controlled and will keep you toasty warm.
You’ll have access to the vacation property which includes the garden, and the wood-burning sauna, the owners can give you a tour of their art studio if you wish. You’ll also have access to 2 kilometers of walking trails on the neighboring property, there are snowshoes for the guests in the winter months. Bring your housecoat swimwear and some cozy slippers and rubber boots if it’s going to be rainy.
Chesterville, Ontario, Canada is a quiet rural farming area, an hour's drive from Ottawa and Parliament hill, Brockville and the Thousand Islands, and Cornwall, Ontario. Just 20 minutes drive to beaches and fishing at the St. Lawrence River and Historic Upper Canada Village and 30 minutes from the scenic Long Sault parkway, and only 1.5 hrs from Montreal. You will need wheels to get around. You'll want to have a car, truck, motorcycle, or even a bicycle to get around. They can even accommodate a landing space for your paramotor if you need it.
When it comes to off grid homes orientation is an important factor in making your home efficient. You'll want to study your building site and note where the sun rises and where the sun sets concerning your proposed home site. You want to note any obstructions that would shade your cabin building during the day. In a cool climate, you want to orient your home, so the wall with the most windows which is usually the great room faces about 15 degrees south. In warmer climates, you may want to avoid direct southern sun exposure. You can swing your home design toward the east which will allow it to capture more of the morning sun while blocking sunlight through the heat of the day and the evening.
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