Luxury Container Home

We are excited to have found a luxury container home, located where else but the Hamptons!

'The Beach Box' sits inside a shell of 6 re purposed shipping containers which is then clad and fitted out with eco friendly claddings and fixtures.

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'The Beach Box' - luxury container home

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Being neither small, nor budget in any way, the Beach Box is a four bedroom, two and a half bathroom beachfront eco home designed by Andrew Anderson.

Green design principles and materials include a sustainable oak floor, a kitchen featuring recycled bamboo and fibre counter tops.

Energy consumption is reduced with a high standard HVAC system, foam insulation in the walls, and a reflective roof membrane which reflects solar energy, thus reducing the cooling load on the building.

The home is roughly 2,000 square feet, which for the metric of us is 185 sq meters and has 1300 square feet of deck (120 sqm) which wraps around the building on multiple levels, with an outdoor shower and swimming pool.

Construction of the Beach Container House

The construction of the house took eight months, but the main structure of the shipping container modules was put in place in only four and a half hours. Eighty percent of the build was undertaken on site, but with shipping containers there is the option to construct of site in a more pre-fab way to reduce the building time.

The image below shows the first three modular components in place. ready for the second storey to be added.

The external finish is a blend of timber and fibreboard, with cypress used on the decks and siding.

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'The Beach Box' - beach container home under construction

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'The Beach Box' container home - North Elevation

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A Nod to the Past

The corrugated ceiling painted white in the kitchen, and wall in the hall give a nod to the original building blocks of the house while maintaining the luxurious feel.

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'The Beach Box' - modular beach home kitchen with corrugated ceiling

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What do you think of the "Beach Box'?

Listed for sale at a shade under to $1.4million (US) it is probably the most 'high end' shipping container you'll see for a while!

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