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By The Editors
July 29, 2013 9:00 am

Gentlemen: get up. Arise. Emerge from the nappy den of your man cave, with its tattered pin-ups, football-helmet bowls of Funyuns, and various and sundry gender clichés.

Come into the bright light of day and blink in wonder at The Bunkie, your new (and literal) home-away-from-home, available now for pre-order.

The Bunkie is a pre-fab dwelling designed to combat “overflow living.” It’s essentially a second home. Or an office. Or just a really nice gazebo.

The Bunkies are 8.5’ wide x 12.5’ deep x 11. 5’ high mini-cottages shipped flat-packed and constructed like a piece of furniture (or “giant jigsaw puzzle”), using everyday tools.

Inside: a multi-functional living space.

You can get a queen-sized Murphy bed, a small dining table with chairs, a series of shelves and cabinets and an ethanol-burning fireplace, all of which can be moved or integrated into the structure, depending on your intended use.

Still, this isn’t a piece of IKEA — and the cost and construction-times attest to its luxury. The model will need to be assembled by the Bunkie team and your yard/abode prepped in advance. Estimated assembly time is 1-2 days.

But hey, at least you’ll have a new place to put up the hired help.

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