The only sign the country's leader is at home are the pair of police officers who stand guard at the end of his heavily tractor-rutted dirt track, the Daily Mail reports.'
According to the paper, Mujica gives 90% of his monthly salary, the equivalent of 7,500 pounds, away to charity leaving him with just 485 pounds a month to live off.
The part-time farmer's proudest and most valuable possessions are his tired-looking Volkswagen Beetle and his three-legged dog Manuela, the paper said.
He gets water from a well surrounded by overgrown weeds and his laundry goes to a washing line outside instead of a tumble dryer.
The president's austere lifestyle is a world away from that of many politicians in the UK who have been caught out trying to unethically and in some cases illegally boost their incomes by fiddling their expenses, the paper added.