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Cable Car House or Hotel

House traveling from the mountains to the sea
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For some rich people who have it all. Build your private cable car track from some beach up to the mountain. The tracks would cover only a short distance on the hillside. Main feature would be that you would get different views depending on the elevation.

Then build a house on a cable car with all the mod cons of urban living into it and take it up and down the track at will.

It could be a hotel as well. Honeymoon suite going up with citylights disappearing and stars appearing for the stars.

Where is the first location?

Pellepeloton, Oct 12 2006

Wellington Cable Car http://www.wellingtonnz.com/cablecar/
Refurbish one of these with required interior fittings for luxury living. [Pellepeloton, Oct 14 2006]


       //For some rich people who have it all.// and some of us poorer buggers can strap a VW camper van to the cable.
skinflaps, Oct 12 2006

       neah, why not just use all the world's oil reserves to put a gigantic aircraft on the move. maybe make the aircraft a weaver also? Everest to Hawaii direct link? Would it be romantic to have the return on the other side of the world? wouldn't it be great to actually Use the Eifel Tower at some point?
sweet, Oct 12 2006

       Mobile hotels ply the Arctic wastes already. And I guess you could call cruise ships mobile hotels. So there is clearly a market for this kind of thing. But a cable car? I think people would feel more secure on a rack railway of some kind.
DrCurry, Oct 12 2006

       That depends on the other traffic on the track but if it is your private track there would not be any other traffic. You would park your house to the sidetrack on the mountain to allow shared use of the cable car track?
Pellepeloton, Oct 14 2006

       //Where is the first location?//   

       San Francisco, natch. It has the beaches, hills, and a good stock of cable cars ready for conversion...
csea, Oct 14 2006


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