Have you ever wondered how our kit homes are built on site in just a few days?
We held a live 1-day building event for you to see our speedy building system live in action!
We were building our flagship granny flat, the stylish and versatile Madeira, at our Display Village in Ourimbah – and to celebrate we were hosting a live 1-day event where people could watch the build unfold before their eyes!
For an owner-builder, licensed builder, architect, journalist or anyone considering building a YZY Kit Home, the live build was a great opportunity to learn about the steps and processes involved in the construction of our homes and to see how fast they are built firsthand. If you missed the event, read on, there is a photographic and video recap of the day.
Photographic and video recap of the day
What a fantastic day it has been! We’ve gone from a bare foundation in the morning to an almost complete 2-bedroom granny flat by 3:45 pm!
7 am – builders getting ready for 1-day build
9 am – morning coffee time
10:30 am – after 3 hours of work
3:45 pm – End of Live 1-day build
Walk-through video at the end of day
Time-lapse video: Madeira built in 1 day
Photos of interior and details
Welcome to see the Madeira
We’d love to see you at the Ourimbah Display Centre. The address is 4 James Graham Ln, Ourimbah NSW 2258. Working hours are Tue-Sat, 10 am – 4 pm. See the new Madeira we’ve just built and view the 7 existing cabins and granny flats on site, each fully furnished in a unique style to showcase the design possibilities. If you’d like to find out more, please get in touch with our team on 1300 51 64 51.
Day 2 of Madeira build
Day 2 of the Madeira build is scheduled to be at the end of this week, subject to the builder’s work schedule. The team will install the roof. At the end of Day 2, the Madeira will be finished to lockup stage and ready for internal fit-outs.
If you want to see Day 2 of the Madeira build, please get in touch with our builders’ team on 1300 51 64 51 to check what date it is scheduled. Builders will take 1 day of their work schedule as soon as they can.
Next 1-day build event
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On the day you will:
- watch our build team working just as they would in your own backyard
- witness the ease, speed and efficiency of the Scandanavian building system
- learn how the precision-cut modular components fit together quickly and easily.
Despite the global pandemic, the year 2020 was yet another great year with a number of projects built and many happy clients enjoying their new additional space. While larger buildings were used as secondary dwellings for family members, smaller cabins were used as Home offices, teenage studios and workshops. We at YZY Kit Homes are so pleased we could help families to get their life at home much easier with the extra room added to their property. We also had a custom design Tennis Clubhouse designed and built in the year 2020. The local community now has a new state-of-the-art Tennis centre they all can be proud of.
It all starts with the need for extra space. People contact the builder looking for possible ideas. At the same time, the builder takes into consideration the requirements and the potential restrictions present on the land. At the conclusion of several rounds of discussion, the ideal outcome is achieved through mutual cooperation. The feedback we are getting from our clients is a testament to it. Given below are some of the highlights of the year 2020.
“YZY Kit Homes features projects 2020” is a photo book published annually showcasing our most prominent projects of the year and can be viewed from any of the authorized backyard cabins builders and suppliers. The video given below is a compilation of the best work done by us in the past year, it consists of creative and finely crafted cabins.
We humbly wish that you enjoy our video and get new your home improvement ideas for 2021. Share the video link with your close friends and family or with anyone who is looking to add a Scandinavian quality space.
Investment Property Ibiza Built by Owner-Builder in 4 days
Jim Rankin, the owner of IBIZA chose this model because he liked the design and layout. The client was happy he had great assistance from the local central coast builder of YZY kit homes. “We only had minimal adjustments to make in order to make it an ideal fit for the space. The construction was extremely quick and was completed within a matter of only 4 days” – said Jim Rankin.
Space consists of an open plan living with a dining area, a single bathroom and two bedrooms. There is plenty of light flowing into the space making it airier and more spacious. “You can see how it looks when it’s all finished, it’s very spacious, airy and offers everything we wanted” – said Jim Rankin.
To view more photos or to get additional information on this project: Investment Property Ibiza Built by Owner-Builder
Multipurpose Room Skyros 19
According to Martin, the builder, clients are extremely satisfied with the new cabin and are thrilled having the double-glazing and doors and windows.
To view more photos or to get additional information on this project: Multipurpose Room Built in Armidale
Luxury Retreat Iceland Built for Father-In-Law
Property owner and son-in-law Richard said that Iceland was a special kit home. He was satisfied that he was able to make alterations to the design without any issues and that it was very convenient.
According to homeowner Ulrich, it does not look anything like an ordinary granny flat. It is more of a luxurious holiday cabin which you can live forever. “We went along with Iceland as it offered a spacious living area and a large verandah. The doors of the bedroom open into the spacious verandah” – said Ulrich.
To view more photos or to get additional information on this project: Luxury Retreat Iceland Built for Father-In-Law
Custom built Charmhaven Tennis Centre
The very modern looking and spacious clubhouse was a custom design to replace the old structure and cater better to the requirements of the members of the club and community.
Now members of the club enjoy the brand new, tailor-made clubhouse with kitchen, pro shop, office, toilets and showers for men, women, and differently-abled individuals. It also comprises a water tank, deck with disability entryways. The clubhouse is also equipped with security cameras for protection. This would revolutionize the facilities offered by the community for tennis along the Central Coast.
To view more photos or to get additional information on this project: Custom built Charmhaven Tennis Centre
Garden retreat built for a grown-up daughter in Canberra
Naturally beautiful Capri, a garden retreat, built for a grown-up daughter in Canberra. Featuring two bedrooms and an open large dining living area and positioned in the lush and green sizable garden, this secondary dwelling feels like a holiday retreat. Ideally created relaxing space to clear a busy mind, transforming it into one that is crystal clear and focused.
Soundproof music studio in Gold Coast
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“It is an incredible space with a sense of homeliness” – said Russell & Kerryanne Neal, the studio owners. “Even with the delays encountered due to the pandemic situation, the process went without any issues. The builder was straightforward to work with and completed the project with exceptional quality. They were even able to accommodate any last-minute changes which we requested.
Pool house built in Sydney
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Homes and Cabins built in Australia
The very last page of the photobook has a collection of several different projects completed in NSW, ACT, QLD and TAS. The photos show how every cabin looks different and unique depending on the color of paint.
If you have a project in mind, feel free to get in touch with us and start creating the unique space that is perfect for you.
We at YZY Kit Homes thank all of our clients for choosing us to realize their dreams. We are also very proud to have our teams of quality builders and grateful for their hard work to make even most complicated projects happen. The results are fantastic and we look forward with excitement to the next year 2021.
A great example can be seen in the recent Charmhaven Tennis Centre project, situated on the Central Coast of NSW. The spacious and modern clubhouse was custom designed to suit the exact needs of club members and the community and was constructed to the lockup stage on-site by our local builder in just six days.
So if you’re a homeowner who is looking for a faster, easier, hassle-free way to build a cabin, studio or granny flat (or even a larger custom design home or another type of facility) read on to discover how it’s done.
Getting the design right
When the Charmhaven Tennis Centre Board decided their old clubhouse was in need of an upgrade, and they were granted government funding to make it possible, they explored a few options before settling on a customised kit home. The kit home won out due to the streamlined design process, faster build times and cost efficiencies. Like any build, a clear brief is a must if you want the design to meet your needs, and the board sought feedback from members of the club and community to be sure the new clubhouse ticked every box.
Manufactured with precision
All our kit homes originate from Europe and are made from Nordic Pine Spruce trees grown in FSC certified forests. Each design is manufactured to order with precision and care, to ensure quality and accuracy every time. Once the engineering drawings are complete, 3D virtual model rotating 360 degrees is reviewed and approved by the client, the factory mills the timber to the exact specifications shown on the plans.
Built with speed
While our kit homes are DIY kits and can be built by an owner-builder, the majority are constructed by local builders we have partnered with and trained to install our homes quickly and to the highest standard. For example, the Charmhaven Tennis Centre clubhouse is approximately 200m² and it took just six days to complete the job even with the multiple interruptions to work due to the weather. While for smaller studios or cabins such as the Crete Panorama design which is 10 m², the build can be completed in just 1–2 days!
Stylish design features
All of our kit designs have a bright and modern look and feel and the clubhouse is no exception. The exposed raked ceilings add a sense of space, while the timber adds a natural warmth and provides a durable surface that can withstand heavy traffic.
Quality, speed and style
These days, we’re all on the lookout for innovations and efficiencies that can save us time and money—and our kit homes can certainly do that and more. If you’re looking to build a secondary dwelling to accommodate your grown-up kids or parents or need a home office or a studio for yourself, our kit homes could be the ideal solution.
Do you have a question about our process or design possibilities? Get in touch with your nearest builder to find out more.
Get in touch with the builder if you have any question relating to this project.
Updated: 5 Dec 2020
New Display Village is now open. Visit Display Village page for images of cabins on display, contact details and driving directions.
Exciting news for Sydney, Central Coast and the Hunter region – the Largest Display Village of YZY Kit Homes will be opening its doors to the public on Saturday, 5th of December 2020 at 10 am in Ourimbah. (check the map below for driving directions)Continue reading Grand Opening Day of The Largest Display Village, Ourimbah
Nearing retirement Jim, a father of two young adults was looking for options to get his children into the property market. The family decided to purchase a block of land with an existing house and add a granny flat to double the income by renting two properties.Continue reading Investment property Ibiza built by owner-builder
Pre-election Easter sale is now ‘ON’ exclusively at our Custom Creations Display Village on the Central Coast NSW! Easter special offer is a 10% discount for all cabins and studios up to and including 20m² size and 5% off all granny flats and cottages 30m² and above. The offer is valid for new orders placed by the federal election day, 18 May 2019.
Custom Creations is an accredited builder of YZY Kit Homes for Sydney-Central Coast and the Hunter. Please visit their Display Village on the Central Coast or contact the team for details. Continue reading Pre-election Easter Sale
A beloved cabin Crete was built by our builders team Custom Creations on the Central Coast of New South Wales. The cabin serves as a pool house. And it’s not just a regular pool house cabin, but decorated in Southeast Asian style. What a great idea to make your own backyard to feel like you are on vacation!
Now, that’s the way to keep that holiday mood going, owners enjoy hot summer days at the pool in Southeast Asian style.
That’s what clients say about their new home improvement project with YZY Kit Homes and Custom Creations:
Would definitely recommend Custom Creations to anyone, the professional work that this company did on our pool house is amazing not to mention the fact they turned up when they said they would and installed it in no time what so ever. Now we can relax and enjoy it all, thank you Custom Creations! – wrote Jacqui Nash to Custom Creations.
If you have that memory of your perfect vacation and would like to have that holiday mood while you’re at home, create it in your backyard!
Contact the builders team on the Central Coast if you live in Sydney, The Blue Mountains, on the Central Coast and the Hunter.
If you need a cabin else where, please find your nearest builder and turn your dreams into reality today.