Life off the grid in the Texas Hill Country.

Madrone Hill Cottage is an example of how life off the grid, with modern conveniences, can be achieved. We provide tools to help you envision the possibilities, learn what it takes to become energy independent through solar and be successful on your journey to sustainable living.



The Cottage


Cottage design: building and designing our 100% off grid home for total off grid living

Solar Living

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We live 100% on solar in the Texas Hill Country-How we do it.



Sustainability-rainwater harvesting, beekeeping, grey water usage, composting, living small