Shipping Container Home Plans

shipping container home plans

Here you can find samples of container house plans and places where you can get them at a reasonable price:

1) Tiny container house plan

The shipping container home plan featured here makes use of three containers. It offers an internal living space of about 418 square feet. Two of these containers sit parallel to each other at the ground level. The third is stacked above one of these containers leaving the space above the other empty. The extra-large space on the ground floor offers the following facilities:

⦁ Full-sized kitchen
⦁ Living room
⦁ Eating bar
⦁ Full-sized bathroom with a walk-in shower
⦁ An outdoor patio at the front

The upper level consists only of a private bedroom featuring a closet. The space above the second shipping container is judiciously utilized as a private patio. The bedroom provides a beautiful view by opening in this huge patio. The two floor-levels are connected internally through a circular staircase.

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two storey container house plan

two storey container house plans

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2) 1,200 sq ft container home plan

If you are a fan of roof trusses, you will love this shipping container plan. It is a single-level plan offering a total living area of 1,202 sq ft. You will, however, get an internal living space of 726 sq ft. The house plan features the following facilities:

⦁ 2 bedrooms with attached bathrooms
⦁ An additional bathroom that can be utilized as a laundry room as well
⦁ A large living area
⦁ An open-plan kitchen as part of the large living
⦁ A dining place in the middle of the kitchen and living’s seating space.
⦁ A huge front deck

The roof truss design gives this container house a traditional look from outside. However, the large living area compensates for it by giving this home a contemporary look from inside.

three container home plan

two bedroom container house plan

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3) 4 bedroom container home plan

When you have a large family, you need to build a house plan that fits everything comfortably. This 4 bedroom design features 4 bedrooms in a small space. It utilizes three 40 feet shipping containers and places them parallel to each other leaving spaces in between. These spaces are covered to form two under-roof alfresco that connect the whole house. The two side containers feature two bedrooms each with a private seating space and attached bathrooms. The shipping container in the middle is used for common areas of the house. It features:

⦁ A kitchen
⦁ A huge living area with two seating spaces
⦁ A dining area
⦁ A laundry room.

Additionally, the house plan also features a hut-shaped roof for installing solar panels. A 10 kW solar panel system forms a part of this roof. This house will, therefore, allow you to live off-grid and save huge sums on your power bills.

4 bedroom shipping container home

four bedroom shipping container home plan

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4) 840 sq ft container home plan

Container home designs with Alfresco are great for enjoying a family meal in the lap of nature. The 840 sq ft container home design offers you an internal living space of 473 sq ft. The design is built by joining 3 shipping containers and features a single floor with:

⦁ 2 Bedrooms
⦁ A large bathroom
⦁ An open-plan kitchen including a dining area
⦁ A large living room
⦁ An Alfresco
⦁ A porch

medium size shipping container home plan

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5) 2 bedroom container home plan

The modern-looking 2 bedroom container home plan is built by combining 3 shipping containers. It offers an internal living space of 441 sq ft and a 290 sq ft deck area. This provides a total housing space of 731 sq ft. The single floor home plan features:

⦁ 2 bedrooms
⦁ 2 bathrooms
⦁ Laundry, as part of one of these bathrooms
⦁ A large open-plan living room with a comfortable sitting space
⦁ A kitchen as part of the large living
⦁ An open and large front deck

2 bedroom shipping container house plan

two bedroom container house plans

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6) Single bedroom container home plan

If you live alone and just require a tiny one-bedroom home, this plan is perfectly suitable for your needs. It is space-saving and affordable at the same time. The 481 sq ft home features a single-level construction plan. It offers:

⦁ 1 bedroom
⦁ 1 bathroom
⦁ Laundry as part of the bathroom
⦁ An open-plan living room
⦁ A kitchen as part of the living area
⦁ A tiny dining area in the large living room
⦁ An open and large front deck

The internal living space available is 297 sq ft and the remaining 177 sq ft belongs to the front deck. This ample front space makes the house look large and spacious.

two bedroom container house floor plan

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7) 1,140 sq ft container home plan

The design featured here offers an internal living space of 641 sq ft and a 236 sq ft carport. The remaining area belongs to the pergola in this design. The 1,140 sq ft container home plan offers:

⦁ 2 bedrooms
⦁ 2 bathrooms
⦁ A large living area including a lounge space
⦁ An open-plan kitchen forming part of the living
⦁ A dining area beside the kitchen

There is a space for a carport adjoining the house. The way for parking the car passes through the pergola at the front of the house.

2 bedroom cargo container home floor plan

2 bedroom marine container home floor plan

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8) 40-foot shipping container home plan

A 40-foot shipping container is ideal for constructing a small and affordable home. This plan offers a total living space of 474 sq ft including an internal living space of 297 sq ft. The remaining 177 sq ft space belongs to the open deck area. The modern design features:

⦁ 1 bedroom with ample storage space
⦁ 1 bathroom with a standing shower
⦁ Laundry as part of the bathroom
⦁ A large living room with a comfortable sitting space
⦁ An open-plan kitchen as part of the living

The kitchen platform is extended to form a dining area with two chairs. A large deck at the front of the house is also a part of this container plan. It features a sitting space as well.

40 foot one bedroom shipping container home plan

40 ft 1 bedroom shipping container home plan

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9) Container home plan with a large deck

Large open decks provide you with ample outdoor living area while saving costs of roof construction. This container home plan offers a single floor with a large deck area at the front. With an open deck of about 500 sq ft, you can enjoy your family meals outside in good weather. The house plan features the following facilities:

⦁ 2 bedrooms
⦁ 2 bathrooms, each offering a shower
⦁ A small additional bathroom with laundry facility
⦁ A large living area with ample sitting space
⦁ An open-plan kitchen as part of the large living
⦁ A tiny dining area adjoining the kitchen

The design features a flat roof and offers an internal living space of 726 sq ft. It utilizes one 40-foot shipping container and two 20-foot containers for modification.

2 bedroom 2 bathroom shipping container home

two bedroom two bathroom shipping container home
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10) 480 sq ft container home plan

Built from a 40-foot shipping container, this home plan offers you a total living space of 480 sq ft. It features a single floor with the following amenities:

⦁ 1 bedroom with a closet for storage
⦁ 1 bathroom with a shower facility
⦁ A large living room with ample sitting space
⦁ An open-plan kitchen as part of the living
⦁ A dining area in the middle of the kitchen space and living room’s sitting area

A large front deck also forms a part of this home design. The internal living area available is 320 sq ft and the remaining 160 sq ft forms part of the deck.

40 ft shipping container home plan

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11) Container home plan with a skillion roof

Skillion roofs are great for managing water drainage and provide a modern feel to the entire home. They are extremely affordable and can be utilized to install solar panels or skylights. This container home plan features a skillion roof all over. This gives it a contemporary look. The internal floor area of 726 sq ft features:

⦁ 2 bedrooms
⦁ 2 bathrooms
⦁ 1 large living room with ample sitting space
⦁ An open-plan kitchen and a dining area as part of the living

An additional bathroom adjoining the large living room is also a part of this plan. It can be doubled up as laundry. A large outdoor deck at the front of the house is also provided. It is spread across an area of 476 sq ft.

 

Container home plan with a skillion roof

Shipping container home plan with a skillion roof

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12) Transportable container office

Here is a plan for a shipping container office made out of a 40-foot container. It provides space for four computer systems for you and your employees. These are placed parallel to each other for uniformity and better management. Additionally, the container plan includes a bathroom, a kitchen, and a dining area as part of the kitchen. The office space and kitchen are separated with a permanent wall structure built only half-way through. The total office space covered is 474 sq ft.

40 ft shipping container home plans

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13) Container home plan with two living areas

This home design is built out of one 40-foot shipping container and two 20-foot containers. The two small shipping containers are placed on either side of the big one leaving a space in between. These spaces are covered with a roof to form two alfresco. The shipping container placed in the middle features a large living room with two sitting spaces and a dining area. It also offers a large kitchen with a pantry and a bathroom with laundry. The internal area of 319 sq ft is covered by these amenities.

The two small containers are modified into large bedrooms. Both these bedrooms have private bathrooms with a shower. A comfortable sitting space also forms a part of both these bedrooms. Each bedroom offers a living space of 158 sq ft. To top it all, you will find two open deck areas at the front of the house. A small sitting-cum-dining space is also a part of one of these alfresco. A total of 566 sq ft is covered by the two open decks and two covered alfresco.

3 shipping containers home plan

20 and 40 shipping containers home plan

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