Earthship Home

Earthship Cabin Cost Less Than $10k to Build










My wife and I are huge fans and would love to share the house that we built with your readers! It’s in the Santa Cruz Mountains of central California, 560 sq. ft, built out of repurposed materials using Earthship design principles. It cost less than $10,000.

A 560 square feet earthship home in The Santa Cruz Mountains in California. More info. here.

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  • Reply Steph Bode January 16, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    Thanks for sharing our story!
    If you’re interested in our photo book – – – a photographic journey of Earthships, road trips, and a handmade cabin for less than $10k, check out our Kickstarter campaign!

  • Reply Jane January 16, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Very interesting! Hope it is comfortable for you both.

  • Reply Mopsa January 16, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    Wow, great job! Could you please share how long it took you to build this house? Thanks 🙂

  • Reply Anna Ingram January 16, 2017 at 10:28 pm

    That is so awesome! So much space. I’m just curious…where’s the bathroom?

  • Reply Carolyn January 17, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Awesome! So glad to see people still enamored with these funkier homes; it looks sweet, warm and cool as needed and very homey! Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Yojimbo January 17, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    Beautiful, warm, comfortable. Great work! Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply John Kelland January 17, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    Wonderful inventive creative so warm and inviting , great creation.

  • Reply Pat Boice January 17, 2017 at 8:10 pm

    Great use of material!

  • Reply Cheryl January 17, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    I love it.

  • Reply Susan O January 18, 2017 at 7:21 am

    Great result being creative with resources. I am curious, though, how and where did you find the land? I am hoping to build an earthship or earthen home (small – to retire in), and finding the land is going to be a real learning experience, especially if I want to live off-grid.

  • Reply Deb January 20, 2017 at 3:36 am

    Love it. Are there issues with building codes?

  • Reply Jason January 21, 2017 at 7:47 am

    THIS is the type of project that I hope to find every time that I come to the website!
    Love to see a floorplan and shots of the bath… ?

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