Backyard Pods are engineering certified Class 1 (eg: dwelling) which is why they’re so popular for creating separate buildings in the residential backyard or low-cost extensions to the main home. Please note that adding any extra habitable rooms to your property, whether attached to the main house or separate, requires compliance/approval just the same as any structural extension proposed for your residence. Just ask us if you need help to navigate the approval process.

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.

Backyard Pods 9 News

Backyard Pods (“granny pods”) featured on Channel Nine News

What are granny pods? They are small secondary dwellings in the backyard, intended to accommodate elder relatives. We’ve been saying it for ages, so it was no surprise when Channel Nine News featured Backyard Pods with the headline: “The mini real estate boom emerging in Queensland”. It’s not just in Queensland, but all over Australia…