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NSW council regulations now allow Cabins up to and including 20m2 in your back yard without council approval. Conditions apply. Click here to see legislation


The Guest Retreat Cabin


The Guest Retreat Cabin is a 5 x 4 metre Backyard Cabin which is the perfect size for a Garden Cottage, Nanny Cabin or a spare bedroom. This cabin can have a stylish verandah attached and comes in 44mm thick timber.


NSW Government regulations now allow back yard cabins up to 20m2 without council approval. In Queensland it is 10m2 without council approval.

Some conditions apply. Contact us to find out more at

Suggested uses : Spare room, Teenagers retreat, Camping Hut, Beach Cabin, Studio, Donga, Mining Camp Hut, Garden Shed, Losman, Masage room,Sauna.


This cabin comes as kit only. Kitchen, bathroom, electrical and other items are not included in kit price.

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     44mm     4900x4100cm     20.09m2         44.58m3    2565mm    2052mm    
                                              29.5m2        70.28m3
      1500mm       200mm      320/320mm     835x1957     882x882                                                                                                          1x              1x                                          
  30.72m2            18.88°

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$11,990 Cabin Kit Only....$12,990 with verandah inc. base Kit 
Cabin Kit only5m x 4m = 20m2 in totalYes
BathroomWith doorYes
Floor Bearers145mm x 44mm H3 treated, resistant to moisture and termitesYes
WallsCut to size, 44mm T&G Timber ready to Assemble and PaintYes
Flooring21mm T&G Solid Timber FlooringYes
Roof Beams145mm x 44mm Full spanYes
Roof21mm timber(Colourbond optional extra)Yes
Timber Posts75mm Treated pine posts to 800mmYes
Windows5x4 comes with 2 Timber, "Double Glazed" windowsYes
Front DoorDouble Glazed half glass French Door with handles and locksYes
Verandah21mm Solid treated timber floor with verandah rails as per photo.Yes
PlansEasy to follow plans 
Total Value$11,990 or $12,990 with verandah 



DeliveryDelivery Price Depends on location 
Timber PostsSub Floor kit is priced to include 75mm Timber posts. 
Steel Posts800mm 75x75 Galvanized Steel posts$ 900
Colour BondColour Bond sheets ( Your choice of colours) and ridge capping with Batons and sarking.$1400
InstallationConstruction price of this cabin kit to lock up stage from$4,400
DIYIf you have had reasonable experience in DIY projects then our cabin kits are very straight forward and easy to assemble. If your kit does require council approval then you can DIY as a licensed owner builder or enlist the help of a local registered carpenter or Builder. 
Base KitsStandard base kit included, Note Base kits can vary in price due to site specifications, soil test and site specific engineering if required. 
Insulation55mm sisolation roofing blanket between the ceiling and roof.$ 350