Projects built in 2019

Projects Built In 2019

The year 2019 was a prolific one, it saw the construction of new Scandinavian cabins, granny flats and houses spread across Australia. YZY Kit Homes were used in varying ways. The larger units were utilized as homes, independent living spaces specially designed for teenagers, guest houses or bed and breakfasts. The smaller studio-type cabins were utilized as art studios, home offices, music rooms, pool houses and sheds.

Space is the primary driving force for the initiation of construction. Then the client gets in contact with a builder to develop potential ideas. Simultaneously, the builder focuses on the options and restrictions associated with the site. Following a few rounds of discussion, working in unison the best possible outcome is achieved. The results speak for themselves. Here are some of the cabins which came up in 2019.

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Work space Teenage Retreat Bondi Beach

Teenage Retreat in Bondi Beach

Are your kids growing up and require their own space to live in and carry out their lives? That became the issue here in Bondi Beach and family was exploring options to solve this problem. With Bondi Beach being one of the most expensive areas to live in the country, moving out to a bigger house was never an option.

But wait! What if you were able to give teens their place on your existing property? Yes, own backyard was that perfect unused space. And the family of four turned their backyard into an ultimate Teenage Retreat.

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Backyard Cabins and Granny Fats built in 2018

Backyard Cabins And Granny Flats Built In 2018

Looking back at 2018, it’s been yet another amazing year with many Scandinavian cabins, granny flats and even homes built across Australia. Use of YZY Kit Homes was very diverse. While larger 1 and 2 bedroom buildings were used as a main house, accommodation for guests or B&B, smaller studio-type cabins were mainly used as a teenage studio, a home office, parents retreat, a pool house and a craft room.

The need for more space starts the process. Clients consult with the builder exchanging ideas, builder looks at the site potential and restrictions. After a few discussions, working together teams find the most suitable solution. And the results are amazing, take a look at some of the cabins built in 2018.

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Teenage retreat, Central Coast, front view

Teenage Retreat

This elegant Teenage Retreat is yet another project completed on the Central Coast by Custom Creations. With its flexible design, our standard Sicilia 20m² cabin was built with reversed floor plan. Also, a high quality Bi-Fold doors and a louvered window opens up the front of Sicilia Cabin entirely.

Teenage retreat, Central Coast, front view

Lana and Jonathan, the owners of the cabin, created the perfect backyard entertaining area that is both beautiful and functional. Cabin was built to complete the ultimate outdoors. Spacious backyard already had a basketball court, plentiful seating and dining area with the fire pit.

Teenage retreat, Central Coast, side view

Even a removable projector screen so family and friends can sit down and watch football and have movie nights.

Teenage retreat, Central Coast, inside view

“The owners absolutely love the cabin, they said it absolutely ticks all the boxes. The kids love it because they have their own space away from mom and dad sometimes. Teenagers can make plenty of noise and they are not in the lounge room.”- said Shayne Price, the builder at Custom Creations.

Teenage retreat, Central Coast, distance view
Teenage retreat, Central Coast, kitchen

Custom Creations is our excellent builders team building cabins and granny flats in Sydney, Central Coast and the Hunter. Contract Custom Creations if you need more room built fast in your backyard. Visit their Display Village, call Martin on 0456 640 543 to schedule a free site inspection or consultation or visit their new refreshed website: www.custom-creations.com.au

Backyard cabin Sicilia 30m² 1 bedroom floor plan

New model: Sicilia studio in 30m² 1 bedroom size

Modern and elegant, YZY Kit Homes’ popular Sicilia backyard cabins are now available in a larger, 30m² (8m x 3.8m) one-bedroom size. The original Sicilia, which measures 20m² (5.2m x 3.7m), is a versatile backyard cabin that can be used for everything from a backyard retreat, a gym or a home office to a teenager’s hideaway, an extra bedroom or a spacious children’s playhouse.

As one-bedrooms, Sicilia 30m² timber studios can provide suite accommodations for out-of-town guests or even serve as granny cottage. With the addition of a covered veranda, the studio Sicilia 20m² and one-bedroom Sicilia 30m² designs can be further extended to create more space for entertaining.

Backyard cabin Sicilia 30m² 1 bedroom floor plan
Backyard cabin Sicilia 30m² 1 bedroom floor plan

Sicilia backyard cabins feature double glazing on windows and doors. They’re constructed of superior-grade solid timber walls, structural tie down systems – 8 [for smaller] and 13 [for larger] steel rods in all corners and tongue-and-groove roof boards. Constructed on a prepared level base, Sicilia timber studios can be completed in two days.

Both Scilia 20m² and 30m² designs feature double French doors, double-glazed timber doors and windows with weather strips. Flexible options including paint allow you to customize your design to make it truly unique and one-of-a-kind. You can add custom color, shape and size veranda and decking, timber handrail and external steps, timber, laminate or carpeted floors, include bathroom and kitchen fit-outs and even opt for additional windows. All options are sourced locally and can be ordered with our Authorized supplier, your local builder. The builder will happily customize the options to suit your taste and budget.

YZY Kit Homes is a Scandinavian manufacturer of superior-grade, high-quality backyard cabins, granny flats and timber studios. All cabins are constructed by our authorized and reputable Aussie builders in compliance with local building regulations to quickly give you more living, working and storage space right in your own backyard without the bother of constructing a home addition.

View details of our new model Sicilia 30m² 1 bedroom

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Rural Retreat Airbnb Port Macquarie

Rural Retreat for Airbnb near Port Macquarie

Our most popular timber studio Sicilia was recently built by Port Cabins for Airbnb letting in Telegraph Point, near Port Macquarie.

Built near the main house on a generous acreage it is the first cabin of many to be built later down the track. The land with freely roaming cattle offers bush walking, sprawling hillside views and distant views to the Port Macquarie and on a clear day you can almost see the Ocean. Only 20 minutes to Port Macquarie self contained cabins in tranquil rural setting will be ideal for those just wanting to escape the city life.

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Backyard cabins and granny flats built in 2017

Backyard Cabins And Granny Flats Built In 2017

Looking back at 2017 – what an amazing year it was for many of us with such an incredible projects completed with Scandinavian backyard cabins and granny flats. Big big thanks go to our dear clients, our fantastic teams – cabin builders, people at the factory, designers, engineers, transport and customs agents and all others involved in the process. Backyard cabins, studios and granny flats built in Australia are a result of hard work and a great input from everyone, so THANK YOU!

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