A couple paying just $2,500 a year to live on a floating cabin has revealed how they adopted a completely off-the-grid lifestyle.
Brandon and Sarah, from North Carolina, opened up in a series of viral videos about what it’s like to live in a home on the water for minimum rent.
They dished on how they made the decision to give up a traditional house to purchase an old cabin while doing all the paperwork themselves.
Brandon and Sarah said that within two and a half months they transformed the shack into their dream home.
Brandon and Sarah , from North Carolina, have opened up about what it’s like to live in a home on the water
In a series of viral videos, the pair revealed that instead of living in a typical home, they decided adapt an isolated lifestyle by spending their days on a floating shack
They dished on how they made the decision to do all the work themselves by purchasing a old cabin, which they pay a ‘very cheap’ rent at
‘Two and a half months of elbow grease and we turned an old floating shack into our first home!! Doing all the work ourselves was a huge learning curve,’ the couple captioned one of their videos.
Now, they are fully adapted into their floating home and live in it full time alongside their adorable pup Iko.
They frequently showcase their tiny home on their TikTok channel.
The spectacular home perfectly embodies the couple and has Boho decorations all throughout.
Brandon and Sarah have recently began to open their social media accounts to their followers and have revealed they would be answering every question regarding their dream home.
‘We get so many questions about this unique lifestyle off the grid & on the water!
‘We’d love to answer whatever y’all are most curious about,’ the couple said.
The spectacular home perfectly embodies the couple and has Boho decorations all throughout
The couple is fully adapted into their floating home and live in it full time alongside their adorable pup Iko
They revealed that they had less than $40,000 in total invested in the house, between the purchase and renovation cost
They said they invested less than $40,000 into the house, between the purchase and renovation cost.
‘[It’s] cheaper than a trailer and virtually no bills.’ Brandon and Sarah said.
The lovebirds explained that they pay a ‘very cheap’ yearly rent of only $2,500.
‘If you can afford a trailer you can afford our house. Yearly “rent” for the spot is $2,500. So affordable!’
The floating cabin is seemingly the perfect home for the adventure-seekers as they both spend most of their times outdoors.
Brandon runs a marina and Sarah helps to guide outdoor activities.
The lovebirds explained that they pay a ‘very cheap’ yearly rent, revealing that it is only $2,500
‘We both have vehicles – still go to work, the store, out to dinner, see friends & family,’ they said.
And although living on a home in the water seems like never ending serenity, many of the couple’s followers questioned how they would go to the bathroom.
Speaking about their toilet, Brandon and Sarah said: ‘It’s a macerating toilet, grinds everything up and it goes into a holding tank that we have pumped out weekly.’
As far as food goes, the couple said they have to drive ’40 minutes’ to a grocery store, before adding that everything ‘is kinda far.’
Social media users were stunned by their tiny home, as many claimed they wanted to live a similar lifestyle
Social media users were stunned by their tiny home, as many claimed they wanted to live a similar lifestyle, but while they loved it, TikTok users questioned how the couple got through a storm.
One person questioned: ‘This is gorgeous! What happens when there is a storm?’
Another person wrote: ‘Wow, this is truly so beautiful. I wish I could do this.’
‘I want this SO BAD. But in like a fantasy way not a willing to do the associated admin way,’ commented one person.
‘Slice of heaven,’ said one person.