22 March, 2013 in Images, Photos | Comment

When this guy thought about building his dream home, all he had to do was find a place to build it. In a few weeks, he had an awesome vacation home that could make anyone drool.

This is how it all started.

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With a friend’s guidance, his son-in-law’s masonry skills and a lot of work, the team made progress quickly.

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Steve Areen was given a place on his friend’s mango grove to build his home.

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The basic structure only cost about $6,000.

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It’s mind blowing to know just how little this cost to make.

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The extra details and furnishings of the home brought the cost up another $3,000.

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Totaling approximately $9,000 for the entire home.

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It took a lot of dedication.

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But as the project was ending, it all seemed so worth it.

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Not only does this dream home look cool, but the low-cost and quick building schedule is amazing.

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Cement blocks and clay bricks were used to build the home, as well as some natural materials.

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Whether it’s a home away from home or your new family residence, this dome would be perfect.

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Imagine spending long afternoons swinging on your rooftop hammock.

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Or gazing into your backyard pond, filled with beautiful lilies.

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The dome is full of windows and natural light, really helping the house become one with nature.

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On the outside of the house, Steve built steps up to the roof, you can climb the entire house if you’d like to.

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Inside, all of the accents are natural.

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The shower is the big stone mosaic you see here.

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And the bathroom sink is made of natural bamboo and other materials.

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It’s hard to believe something so cheap, can be so gorgeous.

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Every day would feel like a vacation.

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When you think about the cost of building your own house, Steve Areen managed to complete it with a very low budget. In just 6 weeks, he was able to create the home of his dreams.

Source: Steve Areen