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Detroit’s solar-powered train car home hits the market for US$675K

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home hits the market for US$675K

While most people are following the trend of tiny house living, this converted train car home in Detroit, Michigan is for those who are looking for a bizarre yet practical, spacious dwelling. Facing the waterfront, this 1,200-plus square-feet luxury mansion is on sale for $675,000 USD.

Located at 102 S. Bay Street in Northport, the train car house’s interior has been outfitted with wood paneling, whereas exterior is clad with both wood and stone. It has all facilities that you’d expect from a luxury home, but there’s only one bedroom. However, an adjacent 1920s B&O caboose has been outfitted as a guest suite.

The high ceilings give the trailer-like appearance to this house. Plus, the wooden panels add aesthetically warm tone to the interior. There is a spacious living room, a commercial kitchen, and the master suite comes complete with a steam shower. Besides that, there’s also a wine cellar and beer platform within the mansion for liquor enthusiasts.

There are plenty of solar panels on the rooftop to meet electricity needs of the mansion,therefore, it’s a cost-effective property. The only drawback is that it has a single bedroom, but the spacious accommodation facing an elegant lake stands out from the neighboring houses. It is perfect abode for anyone who has a thing for trains and always wanted to live in a similar setting.

It is a perfect abode for anyone who has a thing for trains, and always wanted to live in the similar setting. This luxury mansion is within walking distance of a marina and comes with a lakefront view. Moreover, the neighboring areas have prime public beaches, which are designed for bathing, picnics and special events.

Take a brief tour of the solar-powered train car house in the pictures below. For the real estate listing, visit the website Estately.

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Interior clad in wood

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Luxury living area

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Kitchen adjacent to the living room

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Contemporary kitchen

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Stairs lead to the upper floor

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Contemporary interior

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Wine cellar in the living room

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Wine cellar embedded in the wall

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Trailer-like appearance

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

View of the train car home in the evening

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Spacious interior

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Beer platform

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Private area of the house

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Stylish washbasins

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Seating area

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Solar panels on the roof

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Train car home

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Large windows offer outside view

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Bathroom area

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Wooden flooring

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Shower

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Bathtub zone

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Stone-clad exterior

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Other side of the luxury mansion

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Located at 102 S. Bay Street in Northport

Detroit’s solar-powered train car home

Wood-clad area of the house

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Powered by solar energy

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Realistic train station like decoration

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The train car house faces a lake

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The neighboring areas have public parks and beaches

Via: MetroTimes

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