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Interested in Shipping Container Homes? Try them out first at an Airbnb Near You

Have you been intrigued by the thought of living in a shipping container home? Maybe you are getting ready to be an empty nester and are looking for a way to downsize. Or perhaps you’re single and wanting to have your space without going into too much debt. These are all legitimate reasons why you might be curious about living in a container home.

Try It Before You Buy It

Why not consider trying out living in a container home before you make the decision to purchase one? Many people are now renting out their shipping container homes on Let’s look at some of these homes and see what they have to offer.

Shipping Container Tiny Home (Houston, TX)

This light, bright, modern 392 sf micro home is made from a single 45 ft container. It’s comfortable, located to all things Houston, and is modernly decorated. The host, Jennifer, created the home from a single 45 ft shipping container. While only having 392 sq. ft., it feels much larger. Early on, it was nicknamed it the 360 as this is the approximate square footage of the original container before modification. This home rents for about $79 a night on Airbnb.

Shipping Container Cabin (Slade, KY)

This is a one of a kind cabin is made from two shipping containers. It has two bedrooms with queen beds, a full bathroom, and small kitchen. It also has a flat screen TV with DirecTV. The living room displays large windows overlooking the deck and woods. It is also equipped with Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer combo. A two-night minimum is required for this rental, running at around $125 per night.

Unique Shipping Container Home (Denver, CO)

This custom shipping container home is 3000 square feet. It has a large, custom kitchen, a distinctive atmosphere that provides both comfort and privacy for its guests.  Located in close proximity to the Denver Airport, there are also nearby shops, restaurants, parks, and don’t forget the picturesque Rocky Mountains! Host and owner, Libby, says the home is great for couples, business travelers, families (with kids), and large groups.

This unique and large home has three bedrooms upstairs and two bedrooms downstairs. There are two full bathrooms upstairs and 1.5 baths downstairs. The kitchen is state of the art as well! There are two living areas. One has access to a screen and projector which includes Netflix. There is a large front porch, back patio, and a private balcony off of the master bedroom.

This home will cost you quite a bit more than the average rental as it runs for around $400 per night.

There are many plans and ideas for small homes made of containers, and it is easy to convert them to fit your needs. This is a true sign that using shipping containers is the way to go.  Building a shipping container home is more cost effective than traditional building methods.  Why not try out a shipping home rental before you build yourself a home out of shipping containers?

From purchase to design, build-out and delivery, ContainerOne has simplified the process, offering affordable pricing, custom options and accessories, so the only limit is your imagination. To see our growing product line and creative ideas, visit us at ContainerOne, not just for shipping anymore.