Fully installed for our customer at Doncaster, a suburb of Melbourne, this budget-minded pool house or poolside studio pod has eaves and is a more light and airy alternative to trying to build a room underneath a high-set home.
If you’re interested in a Backyard Pod kit that’s 4m x 5m in size, you can get a better idea of scale, space, and interior functionality by looking at other projects using the same size of Backyard Pod kit. Kits are available from 2.5m to 3.4m wide, and from 3m to 16m in length, with or without eaves and/or blade walls. Veranda/deck kits are available in 1.5m and 2m widths and can be full-length or part-length on the pod.
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.
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, you can get a local installer. The veranda and deck kit is an optional extra – customers choose their own decking.
A parent was quick to recognise that an adult son, soon returning from overseas travel to resume studies, would benefit in many ways from having a separate backyard studio flat with kitchenette, bed, wardrobe, and ensuite built for him on the family property in a trendy inner-Melbourne suburb. He could occupy it for a few…