Tess and Joel needed someplace to call their own in 2020 when they had to return to Australia. Joel’s parents own a stunning piece of property in South Australia, and let the couple put their DIY tiny house on the lot. The exterior is painted like a giant wave, which mimics the curved roofline that offers both visual interest and headroom in the loft.
As avid cooks, they didn’t sacrifice on kitchen appliances. Everything is full-sized so they can easily make the meals they love! The majority of the materials for this home were reclaimed from a house demolition, so they were able to keep the costs at under $25,000 AUD or $16,000 USD. Truly incredible!
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The interior of the home is all timber, and it’s stunning.
The couch sits in a bump out that actually folds back in if they ever needed to move it.
You can see the solar and rainwater here.
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- When Tess and Joel had to move back to Australia in 2020, they didn’t have any place to call their own. So they decided to go tiny!
- About 80% of the materials in this build came from a home demolition that they repurposed.
- The awning on the house is actually an old sail!
- The off-grid home has a rainwater catchment system, composting toilet and solar array.
- There’s a luxurious outdoor shower and a wood-fired tub outside as well.
- Now that the build is complete, they spend time traveling in their truck conversion and put it on Airbnb when they are exploring the world.
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