The popularity and recognition of Scandinavian backyard cabins, commonly known as log cabins in Australia are quite impressive. Log cabins have an ancient history in Europe with the first log structures thought to be built in Northern Europe by the Bronze Age (about 3500 BC). Nowadays they are popular all over around the World for their sustainability and speed of installation.Continue reading 5 things to look for when choosing Scandinavian backyard cabin
Update 10-December-2021: Due to sudden changes in personal circumstances, ShedBarn had to move back to North Queensland and are no longer able to service Tasmania.
We are proud to announce that ShedBarn, a reputable local business based in George Town, has joined our builder’s network to supply and build YZY Kit Homes in Tasmania.
So, meet Brian and Kate Best, ShedBarn owners at Agfest 5 – 8 May, site S09 to discuss your project ideas building with YZY Kit Homes.
ShedBarn has been supplying custom sheds barns, garages, farm buildings and now YZY Kit Homes will be added to their new range of products. With over three decades of experience, ShedBarn has earned a reputation as a trusted quality Kit Shed builders. Above all ShedBarn are a team of problem solvers, and pride themselves on going above and beyond for their customers.
- Quotes and site inspections
- Assistance with council approvals
- Installation services available Tasmania wide
If you’d like to find out more, please get in touch with Brian Best before the show: 0438 966 533.
Agfest event and venue information
Agfest is a multi-award-winning agricultural field days. There will be 515 fabulous Agfest exhibitors offering their special products, services and deals. Come and support Tasmania’s amazing small, medium and large-sized businesses.
The 2021 Agfest event will be in the paddock from 5 – 8 May, Wed – Sat 8am-5pm and in the cloud from 8 – 15 May.
415 Oaks Road, Carrick, Tasmania 7291
Find us at ShedBarn site S09, the corner of South Street and First Avenue.
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More details on how to get to Agfest, where to park and plan your day at the show, please visit the Official Organizer’s website: www.agfest.com.au
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.
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
YZY Granny flats are made of glued laminated timber (LGL), also called Glulam. LGL timber has many advantages over the solid lumber and can also be more expensive than traditional timber. While smaller timber cabins would not justify the cost of laminated timber, larger buildings are worth considering the benefits of LGL. After all, the inside is what matters most in quality of the building.Continue reading Laminated timber vs Solid timber log homes
The Victorian Government introduced a Secondary Dwelling Pilot Program to process ‘granny-flat or garden studio’ applications within 10 days. Exciting news for the Victorians as the state has the most stringent laws in Australia for building a secondary dwelling.
Check our granny flats and cabins and contact our authorized dealers and builders in Victoria.
What is a secondary dwelling?
A secondary dwelling can be defined as a dwelling which is either attached or detached from an already existing dwelling on the same plot of land.
Plan Melbourne 2017-2050, recognizes the demand to promote housing choice and to cater to the ever-growing needs of the household. In such a scenario, secondary dwellings provide:
- An affordable yet wide selection of housing alternatives
- Offering members of the extended family to live in close proximity
- Option for couples to scale down
- Added option of rental for members of the community
Secondary dwelling pilot program
Four different councils would conduct a trial run for the Secondary Dwelling Code from August 2020 till March 2021. These four councils are Greater Bendigo, Murrindindi, Kingston and Moreland councils.Continue reading 10-day Council Approval Program in Victoria
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
The stock clearance sale is now on for granny flats that are in stock. In-stock buildings are available for immediate delivery. So, if you need that extra space built fast and save at the same time, it is a perfect time to start the project going.
You will save up to $6,290 on the granny flat kit alone. And with so many stores running mid-year sales, think of further savings for appliances, electronic goods, furniture and more! This time shopping can total into a fair amount of money saved for other things to buy or do.Continue reading Stock Clearance Sale