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The Manor: Gemma and Darryl’s HouseBox

This is “The Manor” built for Gemma and Darryl by HouseBox, a handcrafted horsebox-conversion builder in England.

We asked House-Box to convert our 1989 Layland DAF Roadrunner in to a liveable space for us to use as our touring home while we travel with our circus. House-Box took our ideas and created a beautiful home far beyond our expectations. Their use of natural light and design has made a relatively small space into a fully functioning home with plenty of storage and all the comforts a home should have. They fitted fantastic electrics and plumbing including 3 large solar panels and a gas heating pump for hot water. I would recommend the company for any type of conversion. Beautiful craftsmanship with plenty of vision and thought put into each design.
We love our home x Gemma and Darryl x

And yes, there’s even a bathroom! Watch the video tour to get all the details and find the builder’s contact information below.


Related: Helga: An Amazing Horsebox Renovation

The Manor: Gemma and Darryl’s HouseBox

Images via HouseBox

Fold-down back deck for relaxing or performing.

Lofted bed and it just need cushions for the bench seating.

Lovely tile-work in the kitchen. Great windows on the door.

The blue kettle makes the space. Wood burning stove.

Images via HouseBox

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Video: House Box #2 “The Manor”

Like this horsebox conversion? Want one of your own? Get in touch with HouseBox here!

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.

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  • Siver Gypsy
    May 12, 2017, 2:16 pm

    I can’t tell you how much I am enjoying these horsebox conversions. (Please continue to keep us in the loop.) You and your super team can be REALLY proud of the jobs you are doing. These conversions are magnificent. Brilliant, absolutely brilliant!!! 😀

    • Natalie C. McKee
      May 15, 2017, 8:06 pm

      I can’t wait until they have another one! I have posted all the ones they have done to date (that are online, at least). I loved them, too!

  • Carrie Gronewald
    May 12, 2017, 2:53 pm

    Absolutely marvelous work. I want to join the circus and get my own house-box. I am a huge fan of both. Thank you for sharing 💕💕

    • Natalie C. McKee
      May 15, 2017, 8:05 pm

      It would be an exciting life, for sure!

  • Bigfoot
    May 12, 2017, 5:44 pm

    I really like this build ! They did a fantastic job & there are a lot of practical features. The floor plan has a very open feel to it. Nice!

    • Natalie C. McKee
      May 15, 2017, 8:03 pm

      I love open floor plans!

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