A Filmmaker Builds a Rustic Off-Grid Cabin Deep in a Canadian Forest for $64K

This clifftop home on the east coast of Canada was entirely built by the owner—who had no experience building a house—and his friends.

Escaping the city and building a home in the wilderness from the ground up is a dream for many—but too often reality sets in, and the technicalities involved relegate this desire to the realm of fantasy. A Canadian filmmaker, however, recently brought his dream to life on a remote forested clifftop on the east coast of Canada.

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Mandi Keighran
Design and travel writer based in London.


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