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The Beer Moth is a Sweet Room in a Refurbished Fire Truck in Scotland
Posted By Tafline Laylin On May 9, 2012 @ 2:20 pm In Architecture,Eco Tourism,Eco Travel,Recycled Materials | No Comments
In order to make it possible for people to walk around the truck’s flatbed, on which the room for two has been created, Walter had to raise the roof by a whole foot. Everything inside the room has been recycled , including the hearth, which was a snooker table in its previous life and the staircase that is a repurposed fire escape!
Every effort has been made to ensure that the room is as cozy and comfortable as any boutique stay would be. There’s a desk and a kitchen sink, and even a giant reading chair completely with an oil lamp. The room can be booked through Canopy & Stars  and goes for roughly £60 per night. Apparently it comes highly recommended.
Via Laughing Squid 
Images via Inshriach House , Flickr
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URLs in this post:
 Inshriach House: http://www.inshriachhouse.com/
 Tudor mansion: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tudor_Revival_architecture
 has been recycled: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recycling
 Canopy & Stars: http://www.canopyandstars.co.uk/britain/scotland/highland/inshriach-house/the-beer-moth
 Laughing Squid: http://laughingsquid.com/the-beer-moth-a-guest-room-built-on-an-antique-fire-truck-flatbed/
 Inshriach House: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inshriach/6028249811/in/set-72157627286658969/
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