Over 20 Years, A Couple Built This Self-Sustaining, Floating Island To Live Off The Grid

City Life Got Ya Down? Build Your Own Private One….

City Life Got Ya Down? Build Your Own Private One....




Wayne Adams, 66, and Catherine King, 59, built this floating home together in 1992.

Wayne Adams, 66, and Catherine King, 59, built this floating home together in 1992.




The home, which they’ve named Freedom Cove, consists of 12 floating platforms that include a dance floor, an art gallery, a guest lighthouse, a studio for Adams and King, and 5 greenhouses.

The home, which they've named <em>Freedom Cove</em>, consists of 12 floating platforms that include a dance floor, an art gallery, a guest lighthouse, a studio for Adams and King, and 5 greenhouses.

The island has half an acre of land for growing edible crops.

The<em> island </em>has half an acre of land for growing edible crops.

Water comes from rainwater and a waterfall that is nearby the settlement.

Water comes from rainwater and a waterfall that is nearby the settlement.

Catherine Adams is a musician, dancer, writer and painter. Wayne Adams is a carver who supports the couple by selling his sculptures carved out of wood, fossilized ivory and mammoth tusk

Catherine Adams is a musician, dancer, writer and painter. Wayne Adams is a carver who supports the couple by selling his sculptures carved out of wood, fossilized ivory and mammoth tusk

14 solar panels were used to generate electricity to the settlement, but the couple recently switched to a generator after these broke down.

14 solar panels were used to generate electricity to the settlement, but the couple recently switched to a generator after these broke down.

Visitors can come and experience the family’s sustainable lifestyle during the summer

<a href="http://browningpass.com/contact-browningpass-tofino-cruises/" target="_blank">Visitors can come</a> and experience the family's sustainable lifestyle during the summer

Sign me up… I honestly might never leave.