My husband and I recently purchased 10 acres in a canyon in northern California. Our intention is to build our retirement home (maybe 1700 sq ft) beginning next year. We haven’t hired an architect yet, as we are still discussing styles. There are no services installed so I need to know what is the most logical order to start: ?soil engineer, driveway, well, power (we’re thinking of not hooking to grid, but going with fuel cells or generators) septic? Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
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