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  • A Colorado ranch with a custom-built home made of shipping containers is on sale for around R30 million.
  • The property is "a rare opportunity to live the ranch life only 35 minutes from Aspen," listing agent Bryan Cournoyer of Douglas Elliman told Business Insider.
  • Here's a look inside the property, which sits on 14 hectares and boasts sweeping views of the Rockies.
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A Colorado ranch home made out of shipping containers is on the market for the equivalent of around R30 million.

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Bryan Cournoyer of Douglas Elliman represents the listing.

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The house is situated on 14 hectares roughly half an hour northwest of Aspen.

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It is surrounded by horse farms ...

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... and boasts unobstructed views of the Elk Mountain range and Roaring Fork Valley.

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Every so often, elk wander over to the property from the valley.

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The home spans 125 square metres and is minimalistic in its design, placing an emphasis on views of the mountains and surrounding land.

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The modern kitchen has stainless steel appliances ...

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... and transitions into a living area with floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Throughout the home, dark wood floors contrast with white corrugated steel walls.

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The living area opens up to a lower level ...

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... which in lieu of sunshine features a string of bright white lights.

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The home has two bathrooms ...

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... and two bedrooms.

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It also has multiple upstairs decks for soaking up the Colorado scenery.

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The property qualifies for agricultural zoning and therefore a large tax benefit, Cournoyer told Business Insider.

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