The Tumbleweed Tiny House is located at the Solar Living Center (SLC) in Hopland, California. The Tiny House is a compact 89 square-foot, self-contained building on wheels. All proceeds benefit the Solar Living Institute, a nonprofit organization.
The Tumbleweed Tiny House is located at the Solar Living Center (SLC) in Hopland, California. The SLC is the home of the Solar Living Institute (an environmental education non-profit organization), and the Real Goods Solar retail store. The site of the Tiny House (the SLC) is a 12-acre renewable energy and sustainable living demonstration. The property features various photovoltaic solar arrays, permaculture gardens, and an integrated, aerating water system that mimics natural streambeds, and includes an oasis that is positioned in accordance with the four directions. There are many interesting and educational attractions at the SLC and we encourage guests to fully explore the property.
Disponible para huéspedes
The Tiny House is a compact 89 square-foot, self-contained building on wheels. It was completed in 2013 by a group of Solar Living Institute (SLI) interns. It is now managed by SLI staff and current interns. Downstairs there is a compact kitchen, including a sink, mini-fridge, and stove-top. There is also a small shower downstairs. Upstairs there is a cozy, full-sized bed. The bed loft is accessed via a wooden ladder and is not handicap accessible. Wireless internet is available on the site under the domain name Real Goods.
NOTE: The toilet for guest use is outside of the house and is the public restroom for the SLC. Please do not use the toilet inside the house as it is not set-up.
Towels and bedding are made from organic materials. There is heat and AC available in the Tiny House. Due to the area, ants are common on the 12-acre grounds. We have noticed them in the house and are dealing with the issue (during the summer months). We ask guests to not leave food on the counters.
Atención a los huéspedes
Minimal interaction required with guests. Staff, interns, and visitors to the Solar Living Center will be on site during normal business hours.
Otros aspectos destacables
We provide coffee, tea, sugar, honey, granola bars, and a few bulk food items. The kitchen has cups, plates, utensils, a french press, and other essentials. The Real Goods store has a selection of snacks and drinks for sale.
Bathroom: There is a shower in the Tiny House. Shampoo, conditioner, and body wash are provided or can be purchased in the Real Goods store. Please refrain from using toiletries that are non-biodegradable. The toilet does not function. Guests are to use the public restrooms (women and men separate). The restrooms have individual stalls and sinks. Guests can also use the outdoor kitchen and shower area in our volunteer-camper area. The shower area has an indoor and outdoor shower. Review the map found on our website for complete details.
Our guests have full access to the site when it is closed. SLI interns and caretakers live on the site.
A guide will be given to guests via email and is also found inside the house. Generally, we leave you alone while on the property.