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The Timber Container Home combines the simplicity of wood and modern finishes, making it the perfect nature friendly house.
Container Home, Timber container home, designed for outdoors, South African Landscape, modern finishes, secluded weekend breakaway spot, container home, self-sustainable, alternative energy, septic tanks, water tanks
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Timber Container Home

Timber Container Home

The Timber Container Home is designed for outdoors and compliments the beautiful South African landscape. The unit combines the simplicity of wood and modern finishes, and is lends itself to water, bush, veld or forest living. If you have a desire to have a secluded weekend breakaway spot, this container home can be completely self-sustainable by using alternative energy, septic tanks and water tanks.

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  • Lightweight steel walls and frames with Nutec Vermont building planks as cladding. Colour to be confirmed
  • Rockwool insulation in walls
  • Internal cladding – chipboard panels. Sealed.
  • Concrete and steel plinth foundations to engineer’s detail and specification


  • White Formica Countertop
  • Cupboards – melamine carcass with Supawood doors – White Duco paint
  • 2 plate gas hob
  • 3 double plug points (2 above counter, 1 below counter for fridge)
  • Franke sink
  • Cobra Watertech Mixer with aerator
  • White mosaic splashback
  • Floating timber shelf – White Duco paint

Living Area

  • Belgotex luxury vinyl tiles to later spec
  • Combustion oven by specialist on screeded plinth


  • Raised shower floor with light grey mosaic floor
  • Mosaic floor throughout
  • Cobra Watertech taps and mixers
  • Hansgrohe Chroma range shower head
  • Vaal Low-flush WC
  • Vaal Weaver basin on floating vanity – White Duco


  • 300 x 300 floating shelves either side of bed – White Duco paint
  • BIC – Doors White Duco Paint. double hanging one side. Shelves other side. Height – 2.7m


  • Velocity activated gas geyser
  • Undercounter water heater in kitchen
  • Sewer and waste water to Uthingo Single unit Sewer Treatment Plant
  • Rainwater harvesting to underground tank with pump for toilet flushig and showering.
  • Photovoltaic panels on seperate structure – by specialist

Electrical Lights: LED downlights

  • 8 downlights in living area
  • 2 downlights in shower room
  • 4 downlights in bedroom
  • 6 downlights in balcony
  • 3 downlights in south ceiling


  • Kitchen – 2 Above counter double sockets
  • Kitchen – 1 below counter single socket for fridge
  • Living Area – 3 double sockets
  • Bedroom – 3 double sockets
  • Balcony – 1 external single socket

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