While technically obtainable only after unlocking mainland Vice City following the completion of Phnom Penh '86, the Skumole Shack, like the Hyman Condo, is in fact available from the beginning of the game and can be purchased early if the player manages to reach the mainland. The shack is located on the rooftop of Howlin' Petes Biker Emporium in southeastern Downtown, opposite The Greasy Chopper.
The shack is a burnt out shack with the interior gutted by fire. It is devoid of furniture and other amenities. Due to its dilapidated condition, the shack has a low purchase price of $1,000.
- The shack's name is a play on the term "scum hole".