Off-Grid The Birdhouse - Tiny Cabin partially finished

  • 4 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathroom

Get away from it all when you stay under the stars at out beautiful 72 acre Camp ikigai Animal Sanctuary and Campground 501c3 property. Each stay supports our efforts. We are a fully off-grid property with very limited power. There is lighting and power available to plug in phones and low power draw devices. Please do not plug in anything high power as it can overload the entire system causing it to shut down.

This is a 10x12 Tiny Cabin with a with a queen bottom bunk and a single top bunk.

The entire cabin space is there’s. Everything else is communal/shared.

The guest decides the interaction level.

30 minutes before Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks and 90 minutes to Yosemite.

This is inside an animal sanctuary. The animals freely roam. Pets are welcome but the handler must be responsible at all times.

Stay as we finish the interior. It's “rustic”ily awesome!

Camp ikigai Animal Sanctuary 501c3 is 72 Acre Agricultural Tourism and land conservation project. Perfectly situated within a 30-minute drive to the Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks and 90 Minutes to Yosemite. Also within 30-minute drive are lakes and rivers for year round fishing and swimming. Winter Skiing at China Peak is 90 Minutes Away!

Our rustic and primitive off grid tiny cabins are from Mine Hill Tiny Homes that is also located here at the property. The tiny cabins are 120sqft (10x12ft). Upon completion, each cabin will have a different  theme. This listing is called "The Birdhouse” Tiny Cabin"

Please note - Outhouse Restrooms and Showers are shared outdoor spaces.

Your stay allows access to the entire 72 acres, communal areas, 12 miles of roads and trails, gold mine and access into the 140 acres of BLM land (Bureau of Land Management - Federal Managed Public Land).

We will be as available as needed. Some guests wish little interaction, others like to hang out around the communal campfire, share a drink, meal and just chat. That’s up to you :)

We have many amazing places to explore near with a rich bold history. a 5 minute drive to Clingans Junction Cafe. There is 1 gas station (Valero) 5 minutes away and the Dollar General, Indian Trading Post Gas Station, Bear Mountain Pizza and Napa Auto Parts are 10 minutes away. About 15 minutes away is a terrific restaurant called Gena’s Restaurant. Say hi to Gena and Chris, they are pretty awesome!

PLEASE NOTE - This is a dusty (summer) muddy (winter) 501c3 non profit working ranch with animals that freely roam. If you do not like mud, dust, bugs, nature, animals, primitive, rustic off-grid etc, this will not be a desirable place for you. Please do not expect snow or green grass in Sumner. Please be mindful at all times of our limited power and water resources. If you do not understand what off-grid means, please ask or search the web.

Home highlights


Pets welcome

Wireless Broadband Internet


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Heated Outdoor Shower (Winter time I recommend you shower when the sun is out, because burrr.

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Pool & spa facilities

Unheated Outdoor swimming pool (Shared) , Swimming pool

Parking & facilities

Gated-Community, Parking available, Parking-on-street, Parking included, Private Porch , Shared Garden


Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking not allowed, Unsuitable for elderly or infirm , Wheelchair inaccessible

Kitchen & dining

Charcoal grill BBQ, Gas BBQ, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Refrigerator , Water purifier

Location features

Mountain , Rural

Bathroom & laundry

Bed linen, Clothes dryer, Essentials, Shower , Washing machine

Internet & office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Home Safety

Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit , Smoke Detector

House Rules

  • Credit cards accepted

  • Children welcome

  • Pets welcome

  • Smoking not allowed

  • Unsuitable for elderly or infirm

  • Wheelchair inaccessible

Check in: 02:00 PM

Check out: 11:00 AM


40580 Ruth Hill Rd , Fresno County, United States


Policy and notes


November 2023


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