Backyard Pods are the most versatile building solution in Australia. It’s amazing what people will do with their Backyard Pods. In many areas, depending on size and intended purpose (eg: storage), it’s possible to have a Backyard Pod without needing specific approval. Other customers get approval for their projects and can enjoy them for many years to come. Read some of their stories here and if you need help to get your pod dream started, just ask us.

Aaron 3.6m x 7m Beerburrum, QLD

Simple DIY backyard studio with ensuite for bedsitter cabin 3.6m x 7m at Sunshine Coast QLD

With previous building experience and the right tools, people can save on building a DIY backyard studio. Look at these stage-by-stage construction shots sent by our Sunshine Coast customer who is now the proud owner/builder of a modern 3.6m x 7m backyard studio – a bedsitter cabin with ensuite and kitchenette.

Stylish home office 2.1m x 3.6m with timber-look facade at Cobbity NSW

Stylish home office pod 2.1m x 3.6m with Scandustrial details at Cobbitty, Western Sydney NSW

This stunning contemporary backyard office pod in Sydney is an inspiration. Custom-sized to fit in a very tight space, with the timber-look face and trendy Scandustrial detailing it adds value to the home and makes a great home office space away from the home. Would you like a home office pod like this one?

4.5m x 8m hobby photographers' studio and darkroom, Belmont NSW

Photography studio and darkroom pod 4.5m x 8m at Newcastle NSW

Creative people often need offices. That’s where a multi-purpose pod like this combination photography studio and darkroom provides a custom solution, whatever your work-from-home needs. The cheapest way to get a decent-sized home office or work studio in your backyard is by starting with an office pod or studio pod kit.

Poolside studio apartment with bathroom 4m x 5m installed - Cranebrook NSW

Poolside studio pod with facilities 4m x 5m installed at Cranebrook NSW

Who wouldn’t like a poolside studio with bathroom and kitchenette in their backyard? At Cranebrook, in western Sydney NSW, this family squeezed an approved granny-flat style poolside studio into a tiny space with full approval and at very low cost. We’re not keen on ‘cream’ Colorbond but here it matches perfectly with the existing Colorbond fence.

Yoga studio with bathroom pod 3.6m x 7m - Newtown NSW

Yoga studio with bathroom pod 3.6m x 7m installed Newtown NSW

Many people want a backyard studio with bathroom for some idea they have in mind. This customer with a terrace house in Newtown, Sydney NSW wanted a yoga studio with bathroom in the backyard. With Backyard Pods, they were able to build what they wanted in a small backyard despite the difficult access. Interested in a backyard studio with a bathroom? Look at this one.

Basic backyard pod kit 4.5m x 8m with eaves - Braidwood NSW

Basic backyard pod kit 4.5m x 8m with eaves installed near Braidwood NSW

Under construction here is a Backyard Pod kit 4.5m x 8m with eaves at Braidwood, near Queanbeyan NSW (also near Canberra ACT). Many people undertake their Backyard Pod kit installation as a DIY project, but others prefer to using tradies from our network of experienced installers. We also have prefab buildings delivered complete to your place.

Bathroom and laundry extension in Bonville, Croyden, NSW

Bedroom and ensuite home extension 2.5m x 5m + 4m x 7m L-shaped in Bonville cladding at Croydon, Sydney NSW

This approved bedroom and ensuite extension at Croydon in Sydney NSW was built more cost-effectively using Backyard Pod kits for the new structures, then fitting out the interior as normal. People wanting to extend their primary residence can also consider turning the pod into a home extension rather than creating a separate building.

Home office pod 'garden office' with eaves and blade walls in Strathmore, VIC

Home office pod ‘garden office’ 3.6m x 5m with eaves and blade walls in Strathmore, Melbourne VIC

With WFH (work-from-home) many people in Melbourne need a separate home-office in the backyard. This one has views over the garden with black stacker doors a modern contrast with the Colorbond Monument cladding. Add eaves and blade walls for energy efficiency and detail – really cool.

DIY home office 4m x 5m with veranda - Lithgow, NSW

DIY home office 4m x 5m with veranda at Lithgow NSW

At Lithgow, Blue Mountains NSW, this customer completed a DIY home office pod 4m x 5m with veranda. To undertake a DIY home office you WILL need previous building experience (or friends with know-how), and the right tools for the job. Otherwise, use one of the experienced installers in our network. The veranda and deck kit on this Backyard Pod is an optional extra – customers choose their own decking.

Poolside rumpus with bathroom at Reedy Creek in Gold Coast, QLD

Poolside rumpus with bathroom 3m x 9m at Reedy Creek, Gold Coast QLD

Brad and Kirsten needed a chill-out rumpus room for the kids, a late-night media room for watching footy and Netflix, and somewhere private for guests to stay. However, their compact backyard was mostly taken up by their swimming pool. They had a lightbulb moment… “We need a pool house!” This would be a multi-purpose space…

Garden studio 3.6m x 6m with hardwood decking - Ryde, NSW

Garden studio 3.6m x 6m with hardwood decking at Ryde NSW

We love the Scandi look of this Backyard Pod lined internally with plywood (instead of Gyprock). Plywood is under-rated as an interior lining material but it’s natural, easy to work with, and it ages beautifully. Take a look around this characterful 3.6m x 6m backyard studio with thoughtful windows and doors for a great flow between indoors and outside.

Studio pod with lining kit 3m x 6m - Doyalson, Central Coast NSW

Studio pod with lining kit 3m x 6m near Doyalson, Central Coast NSW

3m x 6m is the most popular size for simple backyard studios like this Backyard Pod near Doyalson on the NSW Central Coast. Fresh interiors and thoughtful positioning on the site show the owner’s attention to detail with their project, installed by one of the professional installers in our network who services the area between Sydney and Newcastle.