Launched at the Tiny Home Carnival in Sydney in March 2020, the Megalong range is the culmination of years of research and design. We deliver to the Blue Mountains and beyond.
The Megalong range of tiny homes are installed as 'Caravans' under NSW exempt development legislation that allows people to have a caravan on their property without council approval. These can be used for a Home Office or as Accomodation. If you don't need a habitable space, our Garden Sheds might meet your needs.
Safety: Fred’s Tiny House Trailer & Unified Construction Method - It’s a Tiny House Vehicle!
Customisable: Open floor plan and removable trim and internal linings make DIY a breeze.
Affordable: Designed to minimise material wastage and installation time to deliver cost efficiencies.
Access: Lower overall height reduces potential complications with bridges, powerlines & branches.
Parking: Long vehicles (7.5m or longer) must not stop in a built up area in NSW for longer than 1hr.
Overall Length including drawbar: 7.4m (Trailers over 7.5m can not park on streets for more than 1 hour)
Overall Width including Trim and indicators: 2.5m (Legal limit without permits / police escorts)
Overall Height including Trailer: 3.7m (Legal limit is 4.3m. Consider branches, power lines and bridges)
Cabin Dimensions: 6m x 2.4m
Deck Dimensions: 1.4m x 2.4m
Roof Dimensions: 7.4m x 2.4m
Floor Area: 14.4m2
Roof Area: 17.76m2
Frame Dimensions: 2145mm (height) x 2235mm (width)
Door Dimensions: 720mm (width)
Number of Doors: 3
Dimensions: 2240mm x 1530mm x 115mm
Height Under: 1500mm
Height Over: 785mm
Internal Dimensions: 2240mm x 900mm or Custom
Wall Dimensions: 770mm / 810mm / 660mm or Custom
Dimensions suit: Shower Unit / Door / Toilet respectively.
Dimensions: 900mm x 765mm x 1870mm (Height)
"This is the deluxe version of our three sided enclosure, and includes a fully moulded corner soap holder and a high step entry to allow use as a hip bath." - Source: www.impactbathrooms.com.au
Dimensions: 450mm wide x 546mm high and 475 mm deep
Width: 1545mm or 600mm
Local Government (Manufactured Home Estates, Caravan Parks, Camping Grounds and Moveable Dwellings) Regulation 2005
Part 3: Caravan parks, camping grounds and moveable dwellings
Division 2: Approvals and exemptions
Subdivision 3: Installation of moveable dwellings elsewhere than in caravan parks or camping grounds
77 Conditional exemptions
The prior approval of the council is not required for—
Urban Caves reads this as:
Definition of a caravan (from within the above legislation document):
caravan means a moveable dwelling that is designed so as to be capable of being registered (within the meaning of the Road Transport Act 2013) as a trailer, but does not include a camper trailer.
Definition of household (Australian Census):
An occupied caravan on a residential allotment is usually treated as an occupied private dwelling. The exception to this is where there are one or more other structures on the allotment and the occupants of the caravan are residents of the main dwelling. In this case the occupants are all classed as one household and the caravan is counted as an additional room of the main dwelling.
You don't need to feel overwhelmed about preparing your site for a Tiny Home. We're here to help.
Usually, site preparation can be carried out as exempt development without the need for council approval. For example, in NSW you can build a 600mm high retaining wall as exempt development.
The key things to consider before you order your tiny home:
Blue Mountains Residents
If you live within 1 hour of Katoomba we offer free site inspections and free site preparation quotes.
Other NSW Residents
With your help, we can provide you with a free site inspection without coming to your site. If you can provide us with images and video footage of where you're thinking of having a tiny home delivered, we can make an assessment from that media as well as other information we can gather such as Google Maps satelite images, Google Street View images, interactive property mapping tools, and Dial Before You Dig utility plans.
We see Site Preparation support as one of the key areas to our future success so we'll be revising and improving this information as and when we can. Please feel free to get in touch and let us know how we can help you better.