$10,000 Off-The-Grid Tiny House With HUGE Solar System

  • Published on May 10, 2019
  • If you’ve ever worried that you wouldn’t be able to produce enough power when off the grid in a tiny house on wheels, this house may be the one to reassure you! I never thought that we would see a tiny house which has quite so many solar panels on the roof. Amazingly, this tiny house has a 4kw solar array with 36kw of lead acid battery storage, allowing the family to power not just their home (including all the modern appliances) but also a tiny house building workshop!
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    The home was constructed as a DIY build by Glade and Cloe, with the vast majority of all the materials being found in the hard rubbish. With all the labour done by the couple, and with the building materials mostly up-cycled and recycled, the home was constructed for an amazing price of only AU$10,000!
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    Sitting on 12 acres just outside of Melbourne, Australia the off-the-grid tiny house is an ideal home for his young family. Glade has started his own tiny house construction business which operates from his property, allowing him to spend time at home with his family. Their home is packed full of clever design ideas and is definitely one to check out. I hope you enjoy the video tour of this stunning off the grid tiny house.
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Comments • 958

  • Sander Houttekier
    Sander Houttekier 2 hours ago

    stop lying to people with catchy titles... It's only off-grid if you add another 10k for the solar sytsem
    so that nets 2 errors in 1 title...
    is it really that hard to be honest to viewers? would it really hurt saying "20k off-grid tiny house with huge solar system"
    still a nice budget no?

  • Parker aka Name Family

    It's amazing how some people acquire so much land!!

  • Sam Sam
    Sam Sam 9 hours ago

    Man this is very impressive and full of love house to be and work just alongside to make money. Great job really nice. One small advice, if I may give to the owner, who I saw a clip welding metals with I believe the Electric welding gun, but that same process can be changed to use Water Powered Gun, meaning still use a tiny bit of electricity to generate Hydrogen gas and use that Brown's gas to weld his Metals. One gun for all different kinds of metals - Copper / Alum / Steel / Hard steel. That will be so much environment friendly and once he learns the benefits of Water Welding Gun, he will never look back to any other welding source. Cheers.

  • Sharon Cochran
    Sharon Cochran 18 hours ago

    That house is absolutely stunning! The woodwork is amazing! I think that its one of my favorites. Its so cozy and well thought out. The couple is as beautiful as the home! Wishing them (and you) a lifetime of making joyous memories!

  • Lucky Lucky
    Lucky Lucky Day ago

    Bryce please tell us how the toilet systems work in your videos. I wonder how they work so please do.

  • Change of Art Mary Ann Einarson

    another beautiful, heartfelt presentation - thank you!

  • Wynn Horton
    Wynn Horton 2 days ago

    Please cut out the fluff and get down to nitty-gritty details. And, make these videos 10 minutes or less.

  • off grid Gary
    off grid Gary 4 days ago

    We live off grid as well.. love it

  • jo smith
    jo smith 4 days ago


  • practicalman45
    practicalman45 4 days ago +1

    As much as the houses I enjoy seeing the folks that live in them. You do an excellent job of interviewing and presenting them. I'm thinking of building my own TH one day, lightweight and industrial/utilitarian metal framed, as I'm a welder/fabricator, and also want mine to be portable enough to be an occasional RV and eventually guest house or income rental unit for a single tenant.

  • jumpbugs
    jumpbugs 5 days ago +1

    OMG, the solar power panels... what a beautiful and a genius design indeed!

  • afringedweller
    afringedweller 6 days ago

    "Our passion is living" I wish everyone felt that way!

  • playinragz
    playinragz 6 days ago

    Don’t believe this BULLSHIT! He has no electricity at night because SOLAR POWER ONLY WORKS DURING THE DAY! He’s a asshole for a father! Imagine growing up like that when it gets dark you got candle light. Fuck this guy man!

    ZMAC LLC 6 days ago

    A genuinely sweet couple, a nice family and a warm home. They exude happiness. I love her Italian-Australian accent. That kid's got a lot of clothes too! Ha!

    AAAANNNNNDDD ... finally a tiny home with a protective bug screen! I've been waiting all my life to see this.
    I was beginning to think bugs didn't exist anywhere tiny homes were built.

  • Lan Bostwick
    Lan Bostwick 7 days ago

    Could you help me do a same thing?

  • Lan Bostwick
    Lan Bostwick 7 days ago

    Love this home

  • M Rochette
    M Rochette 7 days ago

    Just imagine Seven billion people living off-the-grid with 10 years life span lead-acid batteries. The battery bank alone (12x$600) $7,200 cost more than a 10 years energy bill of a small on-the-grid house....city dwellers are 10x greener than these people.

  • Anna133199
    Anna133199 8 days ago

    This is the best tiny house ever! This guy is so skilled! Amazing! I want a guy like that. 😁

  • nj civic
    nj civic 8 days ago

    i wish i wasn't broke. i need my own place.

  • Maria Sol Bonacossa Fernandez

    Recycled stuff, well done

  • Seanpears Pears
    Seanpears Pears 8 days ago

    Did they have to buy the land or rent from somebody?

  • Sandy Fustin
    Sandy Fustin 9 days ago +1

    This is so Amazing👀👀I will show my husband 👍We are retired and want to down size from 2000sq footer...

  • Issa Dhariansyah
    Issa Dhariansyah 9 days ago

    Man, I always love to watch your show! Inspired me to make small house for my small family in Indonesia, but I still don't know how to start it. The property is never getting any cheaper here!

  • long yarn
    long yarn 9 days ago


  • Larry Pulliam
    Larry Pulliam 10 days ago

    Are they really poor ???

  • Larry Pulliam
    Larry Pulliam 10 days ago

    NO THANK YOU ...

  • Larry Pulliam
    Larry Pulliam 10 days ago

    Does cozy mean TINY ???

  • Kathy Mack
    Kathy Mack 10 days ago

    This is such a wonderful build and a lovely family.

  • stanky6261973
    stanky6261973 11 days ago

    Beautiful life. God bless them.

  • Nancy L
    Nancy L 11 days ago +3

    Now, this is a lovely family. A cozy home with a stunning view, my goodness they truly are Blessed in so many ways. IMO, he made the right decision when it came to his job. Spending time with the family surrounded by nature is far more important than a big house, lots of bills, city, pollution, stress .... just my opinion. Definitely a lovely family 😊

  • M M
    M M 12 days ago

    Lovely couple, lovely home.

  • Old Rose
    Old Rose 12 days ago

    The one thing ive not seen in any tiny house is a fire escape through the loft with a ladder down the outside side wall. What happens if the fire starts downstairs and youre stuck in the loft...?

  • Maria Moshogianni
    Maria Moshogianni 12 days ago

    You did an outstanding job beautiful home and family god bless you...💘

  • Bharbir Singh Heyer
    Bharbir Singh Heyer 12 days ago

    Best interior to date!! Amazing

  • Captain Morgan
    Captain Morgan 12 days ago

    I love how they are making a tiny house work for their family! I've got $10,000 into my tiny house and it's not even livable yet.

  • Evelina Brooklyn
    Evelina Brooklyn 12 days ago

    US Off The Grid ILLEGAL..
    Solar, electric, water, septic..
    The problem arises when overly restrictive city and county ordinances and zoning restrictions put a crimp on the off grid lifestyle and make it illegal to do certain things on or with your property. That’s when it becomes illegal to live off grid.
    Zoning Restrictions & City/County Ordinances Which Prohibit or Severely Limit Off Grid Living or Make it Illegal:
    The Problem:
    Camping on Your Own Land is Illegal
    Get yourself & kids out of Amerika. Or live in your vehicle at Walmart.
    I'm out, 2020

  • Chris S
    Chris S 12 days ago

    “Present Father” - You can tell this family has it right. Simple living. As hard as it is, I’ve always worked from home. You only have your children for a few years. They grow up so fast.

  • yes1260
    yes1260 12 days ago

    This is an amazing man and he has a beautiful family. He is obviously a skilled artist. Very talented. Wonderful video. Thank you.

  • TruthSeeker
    TruthSeeker 14 days ago

    Your exaggerated compliments and expressions are cringeworthy

  • Conscientious Omnivore

    Good on them, you can never get back lost time with your kids! It's a beautiful home and the property is great!

  • Bob
    Bob 15 days ago +3

    It's Little House on the Prairie, or Bush if that's what it's called in Australia. They had a kitchen-living-work room, Ma and Pa's bedroom, with the girl's loft above.

    • priscilla L
      priscilla L 12 days ago

      Lol I always loved the little house books and the show when I was younger watching the older reruns after read all the books . Now I realize why I desire the tiny house/ home stead life style so much

  • Vinsensius Gracia
    Vinsensius Gracia 16 days ago +1

    Its they land or no? Why the garden is bigger than your house?

  • Donna Mcdonald
    Donna Mcdonald 16 days ago

    A present father... wow, what an opportunity! :)

    ENOCH MATHUSAEL 16 days ago

    Stolen Lands and your loved ones will pay dearly according to the scriptures! Double recompense!

  • Cheri Green
    Cheri Green 16 days ago

    So much functionality! Great job!

  • Wiggles
    Wiggles 17 days ago

    This is so cool

  • Ricky Benwell
    Ricky Benwell 17 days ago

    wow guys I love your design really appreciate your video great job

  • kymmy pargo
    kymmy pargo 17 days ago

    I was impressed with this house but most importantly, his dedication to his family. What he said about being a present father warmed my heart. His children will be eternally grateful. Chasing dollars is never as important as family ! Salute this couple!

  • Arabella Gentile
    Arabella Gentile 17 days ago +4

    Bryce seems like such a sweet , nice and respectful man.
    His lady is one lucky woman. God Bless him. ❤️💕💕🙏🏼

  • Don canine
    Don canine 18 days ago

    I love the solar power idea. I don't like it on the roof. but I was thinking if you had an acre of property or more. you could put it at the furthest point of the property so you wouldn't have to see it on your roof. In any case it's great video

  • Peter Elios
    Peter Elios 18 days ago +1

    What a nice couple. Best wishes to them!

  • JR Carclay
    JR Carclay 18 days ago

    This gentleman has an amazing talent that he is sharing,a beautiful home,present father,nice family,well done sir!! Looking to do this myself and this inspires me even more.

  • Susan LaDuke
    Susan LaDuke 18 days ago

    What an awesome design & off grid just enhances it all.
    Love the use of space & storage! Such a wonderful family. Their creativity in furnishings is great & allows great opportunities for entertaining. That kitchen is perfectly done. Recycle & reuse is important- it's amazing & sometimes shocking to see what others throw out as trash. Well done!

  • bad nature
    bad nature 18 days ago

    Guys, the staircase are supported by iron rods, even though those rods are not having edges they may still create troubles to anybody especially growing children hitting then on their head when getting up from that bed add some sponges over the edges

  • Moore Shubham
    Moore Shubham 18 days ago


  • Dreygo Headley
    Dreygo Headley 19 days ago

    Another wonderful upload and family. Loving the home and solar set up.

  • Annie Stacie
    Annie Stacie 20 days ago

    Glade is super sexy.

  • Mudkingz
    Mudkingz 21 day ago

    This is just simple it's all you need and no enslaved mortgage!! Good job guys!!

  • agentsave
    agentsave 23 days ago

    If I have $10,000 now, who help me make this house? Include contraction connect all also the land connect the drain away water system. Which company do it?

  • charlie brownau
    charlie brownau 23 days ago

    Fuck that music is loud and annoying

  • K Gifford
    K Gifford 23 days ago

    Hard to live in full time without becoming crowded. I want to build my tiny as a getaway from all my stuff lol

  • Tyffany Howard
    Tyffany Howard 23 days ago

    Bryce, thank you for doing what you do! I loved this sharing with this family. Most of all, I loved the father wanting to be present in his children's lives. What a great dad! Beautiful house!

  • Paul Nixon
    Paul Nixon 23 days ago

    Welding with the sun ! - I Iike it !

  • Mike Parkes
    Mike Parkes 23 days ago

    Nice couple. Nice house. Great life.

  • Niko Ger
    Niko Ger 25 days ago

    That woman’s voice freakin coooolll mate ! 😀

  • wazzobazzo
    wazzobazzo 25 days ago

    I love my stationary PC. This looks like something that might be enough in order to use one constantly without worries?

  • desertnights72
    desertnights72 26 days ago

    The color of the wood is beautiful. Watching your shows is a weekly event. Fascinating! Hopefully more people will be able to do what they dream, TY!

  • Austin Soleyn
    Austin Soleyn 26 days ago

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  • Jane Sweet
    Jane Sweet 27 days ago

    Wow that's one super solar system, and a beautiful location for his home, so lucky to have that land to live off and on..hes a vert gifted bloke with his Hands, fair play to him...
    This is my long term goal too..your work is really inspiring Bryce, thank you for such great vids... ❤

  • Sam Sung
    Sam Sung 27 days ago