They used to transport the merchandise. Now they are used as construction materials.
Within the new construction trends, using containers is increasingly becoming an option for many people. This project, carried out in the city of Waikato, New Zealand, is for sale on the Trade Me page, at an incredible price even to know that it is made of containers.
“Chic industrial design meets dream country living. The wow factor of this black beauty is apparent from the moment you drive down the road, as her commanding presence sits atop landscaped terraces and 6,221 square meters of land, looking north towards unobstructed lush green hills and south towards stunning lake view.” It reads in the page description.
“This luxury home has a worldwide following thanks to its clever construction from 12 shipping containers and its seamless integration with the striking steel-black central pavilion. This unique build has been lovingly finished to a high standard with a stylish, open-plan interior featuring intricate bespoke lighting, quality bathroom tiling and an environmentally sensitive, high output log fire. The main living area is a perfect blend of industrial-chic design with a stunning modern kitchen, two individual seating areas, and a significant double steel staircase that interconnects the second-floor living spaces.” The writing continues.
“Natural light prevails throughout, serving to passively warm the polished concrete floors through expansive glass windows. The industrial scale automatic glass door slides up to bring the outdoors in, leading you to a large terrace and infinity style pool. This house will suit all your needs with up to 6 bedrooms, two currently being used as a gym and home office, three bathrooms and three toilets. The intricate features of the containers have been preserved to playfully remind you of its origins.”
“The 140 square meter internal access garage offers ample storage space with space for your tools and toys and is an ideal premise for a home business. A beautiful two-bedroom, two-bathroom freestanding rustic cabin completes the picture and offers plenty of options for the savvy buyer or investor.”
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