Eco floating house is serene answer to real estate woes

Published online: Apr 22, 2011 News Bonnie Alter - www.treehugger.com
Viewed 1359 time(s)

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."

Read more at http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/eco-floating-house.php

You May Also Be Interested In...

April 01, 2015

California Fishing-License Purchases Are Dropping

If fishing is your game, you might want to take the luring call of California lakes with a grain of salt.
March 30, 2015

The Mini Bike Is Back!

The Downtube Mini Shimano Nexus 8SP Folding Bike has answered the call of demand and is back on the market!
March 25, 2015

Restored To Her Glory

If you’re interested in restoration stories, you don’t want to miss this one—which involves a little history lesson to boot.
March 19, 2015

Why You Should Keep Your Smoke Alarms Up To Date

If you want to hear a good argument for keeping your smoke alarms up to date onboard, check out this man’s story according to Cambridge News.
March 11, 2015

Unmanned Houseboat Drifts 165 Miles

You’ve heard of runaway dogs, but have you ever heard of a runaway houseboat?
March 04, 2015

Lake Norris Update: Twin Cove Marina Is Seeing Great Progress

In an admiral show of resilience and dedication, the heavy winter damage at Twin Cove Marina, Carryville, Tenn., is already being tackled by cleanup crews.
Follow us on Facebook!   Follow us on Instagram!   Follow us on Pinterest!   Follow us on YouTube!