The Byron Cabin 45m²
The ‘Byron’ cabin kit is definitely our most popular larger designed cabin as it lends itself to a variety of uses. A lot of our clients use this cabin kit when the kids become young adults, and they experience independent living while saving for a home. Others use it for visiting family guests or accommodation for rental income. (like AirBnB), workers accommodation etc. It has its own space for a bathroom, bedroom or office section with a large open living area. It has been used as a home office like an art studio with an office in the bedroom and used the bathroom space just for storage.
The ‘Byron’ is also great for a mancave/teenage retreat with enough room for a toilet, corner shower, vanity and a kitchenette. Not to mention space for the beer fridge. It also comes with a 2 x 5 metre covered verandah.
This cabin comes as a kit only which includes the colourbond roofing in a colour of your choice and standard base kit with bearers, joists, standard roof batons and 125mm round treated pine poles. Kitchen, bathroom, electrical, plumbing and roofing insulation are not included in the kit price.
NSW council regulations now allow cabins up to and including 20m2 and in some instances on rural zoned blocks – dwellings up to 50m² in your back yard without council approval. Conditions apply. Click here to see legislation
Usage Ideas for your Timber Cabin
This size is common to be used as a home office for one or more people. Plenty of room for several desks and a meeting table with a small kitchenette and bathroom.
This is a broad catergory. Visiting relatives from out of town, expanding families needing more room, teenage retreat, divorcee accomodation (it happens), even Air BnB rentals or local traveling workers accomodation. Use for your own needs or rent it out as an income source.
A great space for a pool table, or a big lounge and TV, so you can kick back and enjoy family and friends in a safe, casual and entertaining environment.
Enjoy the ability to potter in your favourite hobbies in your own dedicated space. Art Studio’s, Pottery, Sewing, Beauty Rooms, Massage. It makes a great ‘chill out’ space to read a book, Tutor Music or even Home Schooling. Relax and Recharge with some soft music and a cuppa tea to have a break from the day to day grind. Plenty of clients say their cabin is their favourite “Happy Place” away from the day to day grind.
Nothing beats a dedicated space to work on your favourite hobbies. If your current shed is full of family “items” and doesn’t look like changing anytime soon, enjoy the new dedicated workspace and great size for your gardening passion or computer repairs, or whatever you like doing. Its really up to you.
Detailed List of Cabin Specs
Complete Cabin Kit
Overall Floor Space 9m x 5m = 45m² in total. Also included is a 2m x 5m wide Verandah.
With a timber swing door like the bedroom. Plenty of space for a shower, toilet and vanity. Bathroom fitout not included in kit.
we recommend 140mm x 45mm H3 treated, resistant to moisture and termites.
Cut to size, 70mm T&G (Tongue & Groove) Timber. Ready to Assemble, then Seal and Paint.
28mm Tongue & Groove (T&G) Solid Timber Flooring is included in the kit. Yellow Tongue Flooring underlay is an option we recommend adding to your base kit purchase.
140mm x 48mm, Full Span for N3 wind rating.
Colorbond roofing in your choice of colour is INCLUDED in the price for this cabin. Guttering is an optional extra if required.
Used in the sub-floor construction. We recommend 125mm round treated pine H4 posts at 800mm in length per post. Your site will determine the best posts to use. Be mindful that sloping blocks will increase the cost of posts and concrete.
The Byron Deluxe Kit comes with 7 Double Glazed Timber Windows.
“Double Glazed” Half Glass French Door with handles and locks is included in the standard Byron package.
28mm solid treated timber floor at 5 metres wide x 2m deep with Horizontal verandah rails as main per photo.
Easy to Follow Building Plans are included with the cabin kit. We also have a detailed collection of instructional videos to help DIY’ers build the cabin step by step.
Sub Floor Base Kits
|Our standard base kit is included in the price listed above. But, Sub Floor Base kits can vary in price due to your site specifications. Certain cabin heights off the ground can add additional post length. If soil tests are required, some hole diameters and depths may vary and some site specific engineering may be required depending on your cabin usage. Sloping blocks also make a difference to the lengths of posts both in and out of the ground which leads to more expensive posts and concrete. We provide the sub floor kit based on a standard flat level ground site. We are here to help. We can guide you through what’s required for your site as part of our discussions if you decide to proceed with a cabin purchase.
Additional Windows and Doors
Additional Windows and Doors can be added into one of our standard designs. We would advise the price once we have discussed the options available. Adding or removing items from a standard kit may result in a significantly longer delivery time, as the additions or deletions need to be catered for at the factory as a one off build.
DIY - Handy Info
If you have had reasonable experience in DIY projects, then our cabin kits are very straight forward and easy to assemble. If your kit does require council approval then you can DIY as a licensed ‘Owner Builder’ or enlist the help of a licenced, local Carpenter or Builder.
Sometimes it is a better use of your valuable time and more cost effective to have our installation team come and install it for you. Prices for installation are an price guide only on this page. We will quote accurately based on your location and site requirements. This cabin takes about 5 to 7 days onsite for our installers to complete the cabin build to lock-up stage.
Cabin Kit delivery cost depends on several factors. Geographic location, type of cabin kit, site access for the crane truck. We will quote you on delivery once we know a bit about your location.
DeliveryAnywhere in Australia Possible
- Delivery price depends on a few factors. Your geographical location, crane truck access on your site and the exact content of your cabin kit.
Steel PostsUpgrade from H4 Timber Posts
- 800mm 75mm x 75mm galvanised steel posts
- Longer posts calculated at $30/metre
InstallationOur Installers build it to lock-up stage
- Cabin is installed to lock-up stage
- price does not include electrical, plumbing, painting, or any kitchen or bathroom fixtures or fittings.