TF - Project 1 Mayflower

Chris’ tiny house



Our first tiny build for Chris

Builder : Tiny Footprint Pty Ltd; Victoria

Specifications : 7.2M x 2.4M x 4.1M; 3.5 tonne

The modern and sophisticated layout of ‘The Mayflower’ makes optimal use of the space characterised by ample and proficient storage throughout.

The house enters into a living area complete with a corner couch and generous sized coat cupboard. The storage cabinetry underneath the couch converts into a comfortable double guest bed. The spacious kitchen is finished with stunning wooden bench tops with a bar extension for entertainment, a work from home area, or a craft sewing area. The kitchen features a full sized oven complete with a gas cooktop and rangehood, double sink, three way fridge, open display shelving in addition to the abundance of storage drawers.

Leading off the kitchen is a combined bathroom/laundry which includes a compost toilet, sink, shower, washing machine, clothes storage and fold down bench made from quality recycled timber.

‘The Mayflower’ also features a loft bedroom with enough space to comfortably fit a queen size bed and side board for additional clothes storage. Recycled timber has been used where possible throughout this home.

Additional internal features include:

  • Complete insulation throughout
  • Exceptional air circulation via a ceiling fan and multiple windows and skylights
  • Instantaneous gas hot water
  • Enabled for living both on or off grid
  • Functional roll out seats with storage
  • Pull out coffee table
  • Beautifully crafted gas boat heater

External features include

  • Roof guttering to a freestanding water tank
  • Wall taps
  • Lights and power points
  • Use of grey water storage and disposal
  • tri-axle registered trailer with brakes
  • Solid metal base trailer, underfloor insulation is installed so there is no opportunity for dampness

Scope of services by Tiny Footprint : Advice, Design, Build, Decorate, placement and set up.

Timeline : 8 weeks duration of time for build, completed end of October 2017

Planned use :  use by owner part time throughout the year, AirBnB when not occupied by owner, house it on a friends large property.

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Price range of similar size, roof line and quality :  AUD100K – AUD130K  *note : the pricing takes into consideration the complexity of roof and frame .  This design has a more complex – time consuming roof line.

Completed Tiny House

Planning and Construction