Building a traditional home takes time and requires you to construct it on the site. However, a shipping container home can be built quickly and that too off-site. But, why should you bother about the construction aspect when there are expert builders out there? You just need to get online and order the design you like. The portable shipping container home will be delivered at your doorstep, completely ready to install. Let us find out the options we have for buying a container home online in the UK:
1) 20ft Shipping Container Home
This tiny home is built from a 20ft shipping container by KC Cabins Solutions Ltd. It offers a living space of 160 sq ft and features a:
⦁ Shower area
⦁ Living area
The living area can be doubled up as a bedroom by adding a sofa-cum-bed here. You can order this tiny house online for £20,000.
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2) 40ft Shipping Container Home
This house is built from a 40ft shipping container and offers you a living space of 320 sq ft. It features a living area, bathroom, and an open kitchen. The living area can accommodate a foldable bed or a sofa-cum-bed. You can get your hands on this design for £26,500 online.
3) One-bedroom container home
This portable home offers you a bedroom and a bathroom with an enclosed shower area. It also features a living space with a small open-plan kitchen and dining area. Two small outdoor spaces are also a part of this container home design. You can utilize this design for both a small home or a full-fledged office space. You can order this container house online for £35,000.
4) 320 sq ft Shipping Container Home
This house is built from a 40ft shipping container offering you a living space of 320 sq ft. It features a living area with an open-plan kitchen. The house also offers you a bedroom space with a lot of storage and a bathroom. You can order this portable container home online for £28,500.
Sources – https://www.ebay.co.uk
5) Container home with rooftop sitting
This design includes a sitting space on the rooftop. It features a bedroom, an open-plan kitchen, and a living room. It also offers a small office that can be used as a kids’ room as well. You can get your hands on this design for £64,000 online.
Source – https://www.ebay.co.uk
6) Tiny 20ft container house
This tiny house built from a 20ft shipping container features a small kitchen, bedroom/office, and a bathroom. It is fully insulated and wired so that you can install it immediately on receiving. The entrance door features a double-glazed patio sliding. The original design offers a storage area that can be converted into a kitchen or a toilet on your request. You can buy this container home online at a base price of £7,500.
Source – https://www.ebay.co.uk
7) Customized container home
This design is offered by Budget Shipping Containers and can be customized as per your requirements. It features one bedroom, one bathroom, and a living room with an open-plan kitchen area. The basic design includes:
⦁ A wooden exteriors coating
⦁ Interior insulation
⦁ Laminated flooring
⦁ An aluminum sliding front door
⦁ Two aluminum windows
⦁ Wooden internal doors
⦁ Tiles in the bathroom
You can expect to pay around £30,000 for the basic unit. However, additional costs must be expected for personalization.
8) 40ft single bedroom container home
This single-bedroom house is designed by MODS and is built from a 40ft shipping container. It features a bedroom, a living area with a kitchenette, a toilet, and a shower area. This house is completely insulated to protect you from the harsh environmental conditions. The design also includes water and electricity arrangements for quick and easy installation. You can buy it online for USD 36,000.
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The Bottom Line
A wide variety of designs are available online to choose from. You can select the best option that suits your family’s needs. Even if you don’t like a house plan, you can customize it to include all the desired facilities. Ensure to mention all your requirements clearly before placing an order online.