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Couple sell all their belongings to move into tiny off-grid 'shed' to live debt-free

John Kernohan, 61, and his wife, Fin, 44, met online in 2010 and fell in love despite living over 4,000 miles apart.

John, from Miami, Florida, US, invited Fin, a Thai native who had been living in London, to move to the States with him after they married in 2012.

They sold almost all their possessions and moved into a 304 square-foot shed structure costing $6,500.

They then spent a further $6,000 kitting it out with furniture and electrics - as well as some unique adaptations.

Despite being just 304 square feet, their unique space boasts a bathroom which doubles as a greenhouse, and an outdoor kitchen with a pond full of Koi Carp.

John and Fin have lived their unique off-grid life for 12 years - expanding their land as they go.

In 2013 Fin moved to the US to live with John permanently, and convinced him to go off-grid by saying 'I love the man you are when we're out in the woods'.

They started by leasing a plot of land for $1,200.

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Soon they were moving into their first shared home - a 304 square foot cabin in rural Georgia costing $6500, which they paid for by selling most of their possessions.

They spent a further $6,000 on the cabin's plumbing electrics and insulation, and kitted it out with furniture and equipment before moving in permanently.

They live off-grid, fully powered by solar and thermal energy, as well as using a biogas system - creating cooking gas from their non-compostable waste such as leftover meat.

Their kitchen even features ponds complete with seven Koi Carp and eight other tropical fish swimming around.

They now own 16 acres of land, having spent $83k on it, including getting an extra building and a well as part of the deal.

As the space grew, they even began to add additional separate cabins, domes, tiny houses and a yurt - which is now their primary source of income as the couple list them on Airbnb.

It is their full-time income, bringing in $3,000 to $5,000 a month.

It's now been 12 years and they're as happy as ever - living debt-free because they didn't need to get a mortgage.

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