Ultra Modern $380,000 Shipping Container Home

The popularity of container houses is increasing in South Africa as well as in the whole world. Container houses have become an excellent popular building especially for families in South Africa.

Fishhoek Container House made with 5 shipping containers

The shipping container house was reconstructed by the previous owner on an area dug for another project.

The project land was previously excavated for another project. – Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

Using shipping containers on this sloping site both shortened the construction time of the project and allowed for a stepped terraced structure to emerge.

The construction site was carefully prepared and then concrete foundations were poured for the containers. After that, steel columns were installed forming a supporting frame to hold each container in place.

The entire house is painted black, except for the supports holding the shipping containers. – Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

This container house, where you can experience luxury with a panoramic view, stands out with many design wonders.

Designed by Ayla Damon of Poche Architectural Concepts, the Fishhoek container house was built using 5 shipping containers.

There is a 3-car garage at the bottom of the container structure. – Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

The container house, facing the Fishoek Valley landscape, has a luxurious and ostentatious look.

The landlord did not want the outer surface of the shipping containers to be covered. In this way, the container spirit continues at home.

The interior design of the container house is quite spacious and modern. – Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

This beautiful container house has multiple rooms, a spacious kitchen and a terrace where you can spend your free time designing and enjoying the hillside view.

Container House Kitchen – Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

With comfortable bed preferences, furniture sets selected according to the environment and a beautiful kitchen, an atmosphere integrated with black tones is provided in this facility.

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The design inside the house is predominantly black and white. – Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

While the black, gray and white tones preferred in home design create a very elegant appearance in the container house, a different style is adopted by hanging the lighting from the ceiling.

Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

What are the Advantages of Container Houses?

  • With the emergence of container houses as new structures, these affordable houses are among the preferred ones.


  • One of the most important benefits of the container house is that it is very affordable in terms of cost.


  • Using less materials and choosing recyclables also has a good effect on the home.


  • The lack of real estate in the area where the container houses are located also provides calmness.
Image Courtesy of The Insider SA ( Youtube )

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If you want to see more container houses, you can check the links below.

25+ Creative And Inspiring Container Houses

Brilliant Shipping Container Conversion

Life Uncontained Shipping Container Home

2 x 40ft Shipping Container Home

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