By Emily Heffter
Whether you're preparing for the apocalypse or just want to get away from it all, consider finding a new home that's off the grid. From hunting cabins with outhouses to beautiful log homes bejeweled with solar panels, here are some homes for sale where you can relax to the hum of a generator.
Refuge Cove Island Retreat, Ketchikan
For sale: $839,000
This completely self-contained home on an island near Ketchikan includes a 1,200-foot sandy swimming beach and 1.58 wooded acres.
0 Hettinshaw Road, Dinsmore
For sale: $699,000
This home on 30 acres was built out of old-growth redwoods in the Northern California mountains. It uses a well and septic system, solar electricity and a generator to stay completely disconnected from modern life.
6889 Capitol Creek Road, Snowmass
For sale: $5.5 million
This brand new, well-outfitted mountain retreat was built in 2008 but has never been lived in. The 5,600-square-foot home is located between Aspen and Basalt on 100 acres.
64077 E Cascade Road, Marblemount
For sale: $24,500
This fully-furnished yurt along the Cascade River is 24 feet in diameter and has an outhouse. It is located in a gated community with a shared, flushing toilet and a picnic area. The home's location provides quick access to fishing, hiking, rafting, kayaking and climbing.
2010 Snow Bowl Road, Missoula
For Sale: $450,000
This cabin, located 15 minutes from downtown Missoula and five minutes from the Snowbowl ski area, uses solar panels and gas generators, propane and wood heat. The adjoining guest house has a wood-fired sauna and hot tub to warm up after a day on the slopes.
67 Cherry Lane, Kerhonkson
For sale: $39,000
This tiny cabin in the Adirondacks is just 140 square feet, set in the middle of almost 2.5 acres.
35 White Rocks Road, Glenwood
For sale: $1.5 million
This adobe home was designed to be heated by the sun year-round. With a microwave tower for cell and Internet service, two wells and solar panels, the home operates at a net operating cost of $0.
13145 County Road 502, Texas Creek, Bayfield
For sale: $1.25 million
This 4,034-square-foot log home sits on 55 acres and is described as a "family compound." It's designed for both luxury and survival, with a hot tub, but also a greenhouse, underground storage for 2,000 gallons of propane, a small lake, solar panels and a backup generator.
5351 A. W. Duane, Paulden
For sale: $499,000
This home is marketed as "a survivalist's dream" on 16 acres. The three domes that make up the "nearly indestructible" main residence are 3,400 square feet and powered by solar energy and wind. The home also includes a 530-square-foot greenhouse and large garden for growing food.
119 Pavilion Road, Williamstown
For sale: $74,900
This unfinished cabin near the Salmon River stands on stilts on 11 acres. The home has a loft and is close to fishing and hunting.