Eco floating house is serene answer to real estate woes

Published online: Apr 22, 2011 News Bonnie Alter - www.treehugger.com
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If you've always wanted to live in a houseboat, but the low roof and basic living conditions put you off...then the ecofloat is for you. It is a little house that floats.

These sustainable floating homes can be built to measure, anything from a one bedroom to a two storey house and delivered to your mooring on a lake or a river. It seems like paradise can be bought, at least in the summer.

Spotted at the Ideal Home Show, the model suite was beached on land, but overlooked a water fountain, for a slightly nautical feel. It was a spacious one bedroom with sliding glass doors leading out to a nicely sized deck.

The designers used to live on a boat and decided to get serious about the business. Their ethos is "to construct healthy, ethical homes that enhance the countryside and deliver maximum comfort with minimum energy bills and a small carbon footprint."

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