Available now.But until he retires the home is available for rent, furnished or unfurnished, for anyone looking for a place to live that is a bit different. It is available now through Sotheby’s International Realty for $1250 a week. New from old.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours ago”All the deckings are old floor joists from old Queenslanders,” he said. The entire construction of the home took about a year, and although he tried to source as much as he could second-hand, not all of it is.“For tin on top of the roof you have to do that new,” he said. The home is the polar opposite of the houses he usually works on as part of his day job, which he described as ultra-modern million dollar homes. A different type of style.“Every house I do is generic, it is what most people would like, this is something that I would like to live in,” he said.Because the property is not large enough to hold all the vehicles and tools he needs for work, he cannot live in it just yet. Modern furnishings straight from the scrap heap.Almost everything in the home has been repurposed from something that was thrown away, from the coffee table that is made from an old metal trunk, the bar stools from old tractor seats and the beds made from old railway sleepers. Rick Keel’s dream house is the opposite of the glitz of modern mansions. (AAP/Image Sarah Marshall)THIS eye-catching home overlooking the water at Manly might look like a million bucks, but most of it was built from everyday items that could have been found on the scrapheap.The two bedroom home at 563 Royal Esplanade was a passion project for tradie Rick Keel to showcase how a beautiful home can be made sustainably.“I grew up quite poor and we used to see a lot of waste from people that had a lot, and that stuck with me,” Mr Keel said.