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Alaska Doomsday Cabin Perfect To Wait Out The End Of Days


If you're thinking it may be time to start preparing, realtor.com, Patch's real-estate partner, has just the place: a cabin far off the grid in the Alaskan bush that lists for $159,000. You shouldn't go hungry if you're willing to go out and look for food ...


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We're not saying the world is ending soon, though end-of-days predictions do loom large, whether because nuclear scientists moved the doomsday clock ahead 30 seconds or something the French physician, astrologer and seer Nostradamus supposedly predicted during the Medieval periodIf you're thinking it may be time to start preparing, realtor.com, Patch's real-estate partner, has just the place: a cabin far off the grid in the Alaskan bush that lists for $159,000You shouldn't go hungry if you're willing to go out and look for food, as any self-respecting survivalist wouldThe 7.6-acre lakefront property is self-sustaining, the owner says, and there are plenty of fish — including world-class Alaskan salmon — and game to be had on the millions of prime fishing and hunting land surrounding itThere's a vegetable garden for those who prefer growing to killing their foodThe cabin, built by a military veteran with strategic expertise, is powered by solar panels that convert 22 hours of sunlight in the summer to electricity, and three backup generatorsThe cabin is equipped with a conventional wood stove and backup fuel-oil furnace, a propane-powered gas range in the kitchen and a greywater systemWater come from an 80-foot wellThere's even a small-scale lumber millOthers seeking a place to wait out whatever catastrophe may be brewing aren't likely to find your doomsday hideout, a 1,250-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath house that defies any thoughts you may be harboring about a bunker in the groundTo get there, owner Kevin Cross flies in aboard a bush plane"It's 75 miles from the nearest road, or any kind of town," Cross, who bought the property six years ago, told realtor.com"That's 75 miles through woods that you cannot walk throughYou might be able to snowmobile through them in the winter, and it's questionable if you can get there by boat in the summerFor all intents and purposes, this property is designed for somebody to go away and not see anybody."Cross, who lives full time in Anchorage, is leaving everything except his clothes and guns behindThe add-ons include a half-million dollars in tools and equipment and multiple first-aid kit that you'll likely need if you go into survival mode.But even if you aren't worried bout the end of days, Cross says the cabin is a perfect place to relax and enjoy an incredible winter sky, where the moon shines so brightly he doesn't even need a flashlight and the northern lights dance across the sky.Here are some of the details: Address: No Road, Remote, Alaska Price: $159,000 Square Feet: 1,250 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Baths Built: 1998 This listing originally appeared on realtor.comFor more information and photos, click here.All photos via realtor.com 7570 Foxridge Dr Unit 5AAnchorage, Alaska 99518 For Sale: $135,0002 bd/2 ba, 742 sqft More Info 5081 Southampton DrAnchorage, Alaska 99503 For Sale: $369,0003 bd/3 ba, 2,432 sqft More Info 7508 Old Harbor AveAnchorage, Alaska 99504 For Sale: $489,0004 bd/3 ba, 2,840 sqft More Info 3740 Laron LnAnchorage, Alaska 99504 For Sale: $399,7503 bd/2 ba, 2,236 sqft More Info 1030 P Ave Unit 9Anchorage, Alaska 99501 For Sale: $169,0001 bd/1 ba, 620 sqft More Info 133 E 4th AveAnchorage, Alaska 99501 For Sale: $449,0001 bd/2 ba, 1,097 sqft More Info 2891 W International Airport Rd Unit C104Anchorage, Alaska 99502 For Sale: $159,9002 bd/2 ba, 898 sqft More Info 4103 N North Star StAnchorage, Alaska 99503 For Sale: $285,0004 bd/2 ba, 2,080 sqft More Info 2210 Sentry Dr Apt B20Anchorage, Alaska 99507 For Sale: $126,5002 bd/1 ba, 665 sqft More Info 10250 Jamestown Dr Apt 10Anchorage, Alaska 99507 For Sale: $127,0002 bd/1 ba, 595 sqft More Info Subscribe Back to the Anchorage Patch More from Anchorage PatchUp next on Anchorage Patch Hidden Torture: Homeschool Laws Can Shield Most-Abusive Parents Parents: put teen drivers on the right road Adjusting to Aging ga("send", "event", "taboola", "served", "impression", 1, { "nonInteraction": 1 }); 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