we have water!

temporary overflow pipe; will remove this when we hook up

As I mentioned in a previous post, we hired an awesome guy named Lance Graves to install our springbox after months of searching for someone who could do it. I was surprised that there didn’t seem to be anyone that did this professionally in an area where so many homes use springs and springboxes for their water supply. We were told by a few people to do it ourselves, and it seems our neighbors who have lived on the mountain forever most likely dug their springboxes themselves years ago. However after doing some Continue reading

the bumbleshack farm plan

The Bumbleshack Tiny House Farm & Studio Plan

A little while back I started laying out my tentative plan for the old farmstead. This plan has changed 800 times since I started it, and I know it will change 800 more times before it is finished, especially as … Continue reading

the bumbleshack is soon to be the bumbleshack FARM!

Big news from the Bumbleshack!! After several months of searching, we found an awesome piece of land to put our tiny house on! But it is so much more than just a piece of land!! It is totally unrestricted, amid pastoral beauty, at 3700 feet elevation on the side of a beautiful mountain, just under 2 acres with almost 200 feet of rushing creek, an abundant spring for our drinking water, mature (HUGE) fruit producing apple trees, grape vines and a 100 year old 720 square foot house that we plan to renovate. Continue reading