Ready for lift off: 'Extremely rare' futuristic home hits the market

Ready for lift off: 'Extremely rare' futuristic home hits the market for $300,000 and the buyer can set it up anywhere in the world The Futuro home was one of 12 built in Christchurch, New Zealand, 40 years ago  The home does not require disconnection or additional resource consent costs It is one of five remaining units in livable condition and can be moved anywhere  Original designs were a muse to Andy Warhol, and featured in Playboy

By Charlotte Karp For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:06 GMT, 17 November 2020 | Updated: 06:06 GMT, 17 November 2020

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An extremely rare spaceship-style tiny home from the 1970s that inspired Andy Warhol has hit the market for $300,000, and can be set up anywhere in the world.

The Futuro home, named the 'New Brighton', was one of 12 built in Christchurch in New Zealand 40 years ago and is one of five remaining units in the world in livable condition.

While the current owners of the futuristic abode moved it twice within the last decade, they have put it back on the market for the first time since 1995 - with a sale deadline of midday on December 5.

The Futuro home was one of 12 built in Christchurch in New Zealand 40 years ago and is one of five remaining units in the world in livable condition (pictured)

The Futuro home was one of 12 built in Christchurch in New Zealand 40 years ago and is one of five remaining units in the world in livable condition (pictured)

Pictured: The spacious interior of the spaceship-style Futura home in Christchurch, New Zealand

Pictured: The spacious interior of the spaceship-style Futura home in Christchurch, New Zealand

Around 68,000 people saw the listing within two days of posting, and hundreds of potential buyers registered their interest.

The home does not require disconnection or additional resource consent costs and has no additional expenses that would usually be required to remove a building from a property.

Selling agents Futuro Christchurch told Daily Mail Australia that the home has 'local legendary status' for the people of Christchurch, having occupied the Botanical Gardens and Cathedral Square.

'This example has probably had the most

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