Don't let the exterior fool you: This shipping container home has every luxury

Alternative Living Spaces creates dream homes out of shipping containers. Although the outside may look unassuming, the interior doesn't skimp on luxury or craftsmanship. The Las Vegas-based company works with homeowners to design, build and furnish their space, all with a small footprint for the environment and wallet.
For those who love the idea of creating a shipping container home but balk at the process of actually constructing one, Alternative Living Spaces has an effective solution. It partners with customers to bring their dreams to life from the best materials available.
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The exterior of this home retains its container look, but full-length glass double doors and two large windows create light and openness inside. An upper roof deck provides added square footage and a private respite to enjoy the outdoors.
The bedroom features a bed that stretches across the width of the container to maximize space. Under-bed storage offers added room to stash clothes and accessories. A wall-mounted flat-screen TV creates a comfy zone to binge the latest Netflix documentary.
Horizontal white shiplap siding offers a clean portfolio for the bedroom, which has windows on three sides so residents can wake up to the sun, if they so choose.
The kitchen contains a small but sufficient drop-in sink with an antique-style bronze faucet. Ample counterspace means there is plenty of room for a cute coffee nook.
The vintage-style barn door adds personality in the kitchen, which features an expansive window over the sink to let in the morning light. A roomy shelf next to the sink provides space to store the microwave.
The metal shipping container siding makes for a stylish shower surround, and an overhead rain shower creates a luxurious experience.
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The rest of the bathroom continues with white shiplap siding for a clean backdrop, finished with a vessel sink and dark bronze faucet, hardware and industrial sconces.

Located in Victoria, BC, this charming container home is an eco-friendly, cost-effective alternative to traditional housing.
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