Are you planning to build your ideal home? Perhaps you’d like to simplify your life by going of the grid in a rural location.
Perhaps you simply want your own space where you can relax, hunt, trek, camp. You want a place to park you RV, camper, or boat, away from prying eyes and obnoxious homeowners association rules.
Many people aspire to own their own small plot of land for a variety of reasons.
However, locating affordable land can be difficult.
If you’re on a tight budget, you’ll want to look for the cheapest land available.
- 1 Bunnell, Florida
- 2 Lake Los Angeles, California
- 3 Coxsackie, New York
- 4 New Richland, Minnesota
- 5 Cape Coral, Florida
- 6 Marne, Iowa
- 7 Lincoln, Kansas
- 8 Akron, Ohio
- 9 Kingsport, Tennessee
- 10 Curtis, Nebraska
- 11 Brookeland, Texas
- 12 Citrus Springs, Florida
- 13 Blanca, Colorado
- 14 Elwood, Nebraska
- 15 Marquette, Kansas City
In Bunnell, Florida, you can get slightly under an acre for $8,900.
You are free to keep cattle or park RVs, boats, work vehicles, and ATVs on the property, which is designated for a single-family residence and has paved roads.
Within a half hour drive, you’ll find plenty of fishing, boating, and other outdoor activities, as well as shopping and other city conveniences.
Lake Los Angeles, California
Although the eponymous lake has long since dried up, Lake Los Angeles, California, may be of interest to those looking to reside, camp, or simply have fun with their ATV less than two hours from Los Angeles.
A 2.5 acre plot of land may be purchased for $5,000, a bargain that may make it easier to bear the scorching summers in the high desert and the fact that the site lacks amenities and a water source.
Coxsackie, New York
When you build on a 1/3 acre lot in Coxsackie, New York, you can walk or ride your bike to Sleepy Hollow Lake and enjoy fishing, swimming, or boating.
For only $2,500, you can have the perfect place for a vacation home or perhaps your primary residence.
The community is less than three hours from New York City and is near Albany.
New Richland, Minnesota
New Richland, Minnesota, is more than just the free lots in a brand new community; it’s providing them if you build within a year.
A golf course, fishing, boating, swimming in the beautiful lake, decent schools, and a family-friendly atmosphere can all be found in this small city of 1,200 inhabitants.
Cape Coral, Florida
Consider a 14 acre lot in Cape Coral, Florida, for only $8,900 if you want to build a home near the water.
The city is recognized for its canal network, which spans more than 400 miles, as well as neighboring golf courses, museums, parks, and performing arts venues.
Between Des Moines and Omaha sits the small community of Marne, Iowa, which has a population of roughly 120 people.
Marne, an agricultural hamlet with an old fashioned atmosphere, is giving away land to anyone willing to build a home on the lot that is at least 1,200 square feet.
Lincoln, Kansas, which bills itself as a city “the size of a dime with the heart of a dollar,” is giving away free lots in a brand new subdivision within walking distance of schools, entertainment, shopping, museums, an art center, and the library.
Property tax credits will be offered to individuals who qualify to build in this small community of 3,500 people.
A modest lot—1/10-acre in Akron, Ohio, less than an hour from Cleveland, may be purchased for $10,000.
Building in an established area means you’ll have access to water, gas, and other services, as well as schools, retail, entertainment, and hospitals.
Do you enjoy hiking and being outside in nature? You’ll enjoy the town of Kingsport, Tennessee, where a 34-acre plot of land can be purchased for $5,000.
Build the home of your dreams or simply camp on the property.
In any case, the parks, planetarium, historic downtown, and friendliness of this not so small city of 53,000 will appeal to you.
Curtis, Nebraska, is a great place to visit if you enjoy hunting and fishing, want small-town living, and don’t want to pay a lot of money for a piece of land.
This little hamlet in southwest Nebraska, with a population of less than 1,000 people, is giving away small pieces of land already equipped with utilities and paved streets.
You’ll have to build a single family home on the property within a certain amount of time, but that’s a tiny price to pay for free land.
A 14 acre lot in Brookeland, Texas, is available for $1,799 as part of the Rayburn Country Golf and Marina Resort.
The golf course, boats, water activities, a clubhouse, and a communal pool are among the community’s facilities.
Brookeland is roughly an hour away from Lufkin, while Houston is a little more than two hours away.
Citrus Springs, Florida
A 14 acre lot in Citrus Springs, Florida, is selling for $3,850 and is located near an established community.
The location offers kayaking, canoeing, hiking, golfing, and other outdoor activities, plus it is close to schools, shopping, restaurants, and other necessities.
Living off the grid is a great way to get away from the city. You can buy a five-acre property in Blanca, Colorado for $3.999. You can go hiking, camping, ride your ATV, or look at the night sky from the property.
You can get a free plot of land in Elwood, Nebraska, if you pay a $500 deposit (which will be repaid once your home is finished), start construction within one year, and move in within two.
Marquette, Kansas City
Marquette, a small town in Kansas’ heartland, is giving out free lots to anyone who wants to build a house of at least 1,000 square feet.
With a population of 610, this town is great for families because it has great schools, a lot of fun things for kids, and a lot of open space. It also has the Kansas Motorcycle Museum.