These Bespoke Doomsday Shelters Are the Next Big Housing Trend

Oak interiors! 46' TVs! His-and-her decontamination chambers!

By Kirk Miller

 
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23 January 2017

Hey, the end of the world doesn’t look so bad.

That’s the spirit behind the Atlas Survival shelters. The company, started during the height of the Cold War, promises round corrugated pipe bunkers that have been successfully tested against the effects of a nuclear bomb.

While the shape of the bunkers hasn’t changed too much, the interiors have been gussied up to include NBC air filtration systems, CO2 scrubbers, separate decontamination rooms, multiple exits, mahogany/walnut/oak interiors generators and “high-tech electronics.”

(Does she come with the shelter? #apocalypsedadhumor)

Plus, creature comforts! Atlas’s best-selling model, the Hillside Retreat, features a master bedroom (with queen-sized bed), separate rooms for the kids, a 46” TV in the den, walk-in shower, four-person fixed dinner table, a 60” desk, reclining couch and an electric fireplace.

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Worried about nosy, desperate neighbors post-apocalypse? “We realize that your shelter is more private than a bank account,” the Atlas site notes. “Therefore we are very discreet ... we do not keep accurate records on any of our customer locations and only accept wire transfers for payments.”

It's a lot to transfer: shelters start at $69,900.

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