My Spanish is really rudimentary but I *think* “Agua Luna” means water moon… or perhaps it’s supposed to be moon water. In any case, this off-grid octagonal cabin is located in the area of Terlingua Ranch in west Texas. (Terlingua = earth tongue??)
It’s kind of an odd dwelling, but it is indeed a house for humans – or a getaway cabin if you don’t want to do the off-grid goat-herding thing year round. It has no electrical service or public water or sewer, but it does have solar and wind power and a rain catchment system.
Have a peek inside…
(I love how the chimney snakes up to exit through the center eye of the octagonal roof.)
The house comes fully furnished with wind powered appliances.
There is a bathroom, but it is rustic…
That is a composting toilet behind the wooden soaking tub.
The lone bedroom appears to be open to the rest of the house…
And arches are a recurring theme inside and out…
The price of this home was recently slashed from $129,900 to $99,000. It comes with a total of 170 acres of rocky west Texas hills.
It may not be huge, but it is charming – in a southwestern UFO kind of way…
This is great property but, I do have one pet peeve —
— Don’t put humans in the listing photos! (We’re not buying a cowgirl – we’re buying that sunset view!)
For all the details on this unique west Texas home, see here.
Sorry no post yesterday… sometimes a person just needs to nap in a warm bed.
That’s my philosophy in life: nap when you’re tired, eat when you’re hungry, and the rest will fall into place.
Well, it’s a little more complicated than that, but it helps to think simply.
In truth, I am trying to spread things out on my blog at the end of the month because I always manage to exceed my bandwidth (the Word-Press theme I’m running seems to be the issue for those of you who are technically inclined). The big-bad-bandwidth issue “disappeared” my site for a few looooong hours yesterday and that was very frustrating, to say the least.
I am looking at some options so that my blog does not run into this problem anymore… unfortunately, that means forking over more cash.