Meet Jay Blackmore (@floatinthekoots) and his incredible DIY Off-Grid Floating Home that he spent four years building in his “spare” time.
Not only did he build it, but he also designed the entire thing and did all the work except the electrical and gas hookups (probably wise!). The home is about 700 square feet and includes an open concept living room and kitchen, and a second floor with two bedrooms. The home is heated in the freezing Canada winters by his pellet stove (or a back-up propane heater) and even some gas lamps!
Make sure to watch the video from Exploring Alternatives to hear Jay explain his incredible closed-loop system for his gray water!
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Kootenay Lake DIY Off-Grid Floating Home
The houseboat looks so peaceful here at the end of this dock.
Inside the main living area. Love the arched door and porthole window.
The kitchen has everything needed for cooking.
He filters water from the lake for drinking.
Here’s the master bedroom upstairs in the houseboat.
Lots of windows allow for taking in the beautiful views.
And here’s the second bedroom.
The access to the second deck is from the bottom deck.
He has so many incredible planters full of flowers.
What a great shot!
VIDEO: Spectacular FLOATING HOME is Self-Built & Off-Grid
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