Hamilton’s ‘first shipping container home’ is up for grabs for over $1.3 million


Published August 21, 2023 at 7:17 pm

This modern-industrial residence which has earned its distinct identity as Hamilton’s “first container home,” is now up for sale for $1,399,000.

Over the past eight years, the homeowner undertook the project of crafting this dwelling from 8 repurposed shipping containers.

Located at 5 Arkledun Ave., this unconventional property has a livable space of 3,600 square feet, accommodating seven bedrooms and four bathrooms and a concrete basement that provides added space and utility.

The boasts 10 walkouts, providing every member of the household their own balcony.

The residence’s location is in the Corktown neighbourhood within walking distance of St. Joseph Hospital and in proximity to the Go Station, McMaster campus, and downtown Hamilton.

The original homeowner prioritized energy efficiency and sustainability by employing an effective insulation system and a hydronic heating setup.

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