There are a lot of places to check out  "cabin kits" on the internet.  If you type those two words into a search engine you will be able to find many and do your own research.

A variety of plans, styles, price-ranges shown below --

Rhonda & Carol had this built in SLVR

A local builder and the owners constructed this small cabin.
It is in Unit 14.

John E. built this in SDCR late this fall
Cabin is on stilts due to the construction site slope.  The owner spent about 3 weeks late fall of 2003 and had several helpers to get it to this stage.  He will finish it next year.
Jane and Wolfgang's Cavco Manufactured home

Red House
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Click for Some Thoughts on Tiny Houses and Other Ideas - by Wolfgang


2006 Price w. Steel Roof ---$18,000

A Small Cabin package - 310 sq feet

The materials for this cabin kit shown to the left are under $20. per sq ft.  It comes from a local building supplier in Colorado: Sutherland Lumber. We only listed it here, because we think it is value priced, and to give an idea what something like this costs. Click their link for more information below the photo.

Living off the Grid -- an ebook from Leland Dirks that we recommend -- there are three parts to it.  This is part one.  Very informative helpful if you are starting off and want to see what others have done


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More Information about living off Grid- Blogger featured in Mother Earth News

Building an off-grid Homestead from Scratch

Hans' Cabin was delivered in April 2006.

It came complete with stove, refrigerator, water heater, furnace, kitchen and bathroom fixtures, plumbing, electrical and stereo, microwave, skylight and blinds.  It was approximately $32,000 delivered but there was more cost involved in the foundation/skirting, set up.  It is 44' X 12'


Let us know if you are interested in a Cavco Home-see above

Cavco sizes range from 230 to 470 sq ft .  Inside is knotty pine throughout.  A 6' porch is available. Prices start at about $30,000 delivered and set up and can go up to $47,000

Sawmills, Cabins, Custom Metal Workshell Forest Products: Kentucky

Example of a cabin built in New Mexico
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A 12' X 24' "KIT" for you to assemble is $9,000.  All cabins include front porch, railing, loft, ladder, and all materials except trim nails, caulk, stain and sealer.  Delivery cost is $1.80 per mile. They will also assemble on your site.  Unfinished so no plumbing or electrical is furnished.  These look like they would be perfect for the San Luis Valley.  Many sizes and features available - this is just an example.

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Nashua - Mountain Cabin- Thumbnail- click for larger version

Dome being Built in SLVR - photo taken 6/25/05
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Mt Blanca Valley Ranch Area - new little cabin
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Click link below to find out about a new service being offered in SDCR by John and Rose Strand.  They will watch your cabin or property during your absence for a monthly fee.

Secluded Cabin in Forbes Park area
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Jane and Wolfgang's house in SDCR
Dec. 12, 2003