Shipping container home shell only 40' & 20'

Chassis & frame:

  • High cube 40′ container and std 20′ container home conversion.
  • Insulated walls and ceiling.
  • Slimline steel framing for exterior walls, 76mm internal walls.

Windows & doors:

  • Aluminium sliding windows with fly screens.
  • Aluminium sliding entry door with fly screen sliding door.
  • Internal hinged hollow core doors.


  • Gas plumbing for gas cooktop.
  • Water supply plumbing for  sink.


  • Water supply plumbing for shower mixer tap; shower head; vanity sink; washing machine/laundry tub; flushing toilet
  • Villaboard sheeting (will require plastering & waterproofing).

Electrics, gas & water:

  • Electrical wiring for 11 down-lights (or fan/lights); 13 internal double power points (incl. oven, range hood, cooktop); 2 external power point (incl. Hot Water System); 1 external light; smoke detectors; switchboard. Switches and fittings not included.
  • Gas hot water system pipes only (bottle or mains fed).
  • Waste pipe holes not yet cut.


Price specifically does not include (but we can help quote or arrange):

  • Donor shipping containers (Prices change so rapidly). Can be new or used.
  • Delivery.
  • Utilities such as solar, water tanks, gas bottles.
  • Council approval.

Optional Extra’s:

Internal sheeting, ceiling & flooring:

  • VJ style vertical sheeting with slim skirting & architrave, fully painted = on request.
  • Caravan ply sheeting (with joining strips) = on request.
  • Plasterboard sheeting, plastered & painted (may crack on delivery / install) =  on request.
  • Flooring option available = on request.

Windows & doors:

  • Larger windows and extra window = on request.


  • Full kitchen fit out = on request.


  • Full bathroom fit out = on request.
  • Composting toilet upgrade, 2 part low profile system = $1,550 (deluxe urine separator and shutter add a further $420) NOTE: Requires small gravel pit prior to delivery, and venting system to be installed after dleivery. (Other composting toilet options available on request.)
  • Bathroom extractor fan = $ 350

Heating & Cooling:

  • Air conditioning, with remote (Mitsubishi 3.5kw hot and cold) = $2,710
  • Fan/light upgrade (from down light) = $350 each.
  • Wood stove / fireplace = on request


  • Full Electric fit out (requires sheeting) = on request.
  • Extra internal double power points = $120 each.
  • Extra external double power point = $160 each.
  • Dimmer light switch (and matching dimmable LED down light) = $30 each.
  • USB ports integrated to power point (upgrade cost per unit) = $50 each.
  • TV aerial point (wired up to roof line only, ready to be installed on site, not including external aerial) = $170 each.

Design & engineering:

  • Custom designs and layouts = on request.
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