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A Star Trek Fan Spent $30,000 Turning Her Basement Into The Starship Enterprise

Who lives in a house like this?

Canadian Star Trek fan Line Rainville has gone boldly where no Trekkie has gone before - join us on a tour of her converted basement, aka the Starship Enterprise.

So this is the original Star Trek bridge.

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And this is Line’s living room, complete with a Captain Kirk TV channel.

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We think they’re both capable of space travel.

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I was nine when I first watched Star Trek in French with my father - I became addicted to the show.

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We love the retro control panel, but something’s missing…

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That’s better!

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Wait up, what’s this?

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A Tribble!

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Captain Kirk’s favourite critter.

I was fond of Kirk and almost jealous of Spock because he was always around the captain; a place I wanted to claim.

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Red alert in the bathroom!

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Jazzy mirror above the sink.

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Let’s see what’s in the Star Trek toilet.

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Starfleet mosaic tiling, inspired!

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The hallway is a Transporter Room, where Spock beams in.

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I plan to buy a Captain Kirk cardboard, I have always loved his character.

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A perfect place to watch a classic Star Trek film.

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Can you see the iconic Star Trek multi-level chess board?

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There it is. Anyone know the rules?

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Mr Spock’s quarters.

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Looks pretty close to the real thing!

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Just a red door… but what’s that on the right?

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A food replicator and intercom, obvs.

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I am grateful to the people who helped me. Some of them were uncertain; others were astounded or fascinated but each of them went along with my dream.

Overall: a Star Trek triumph!

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Well done Line! Invite Captain Kirk over for tea - he’d be this excited:

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