Tiny Footprint – The Mayflower 2019

Address
Narara NSW 2250
Booking required – see link below
HOUSE DETAILS
    • Housing Type:
    • Tiny Home – Transportable
    • Chosen Charity
    • Narara Eco Living Network
OPENING WITH SUPPORT OF
    • Open with support of
    • Narara Eco Living Network
    • Builder
    • Tiny Footprint
    • Designer
    • Tiny Footprint

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 benchtops 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 sideboard 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 greywater 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, decoration, placement and setup.

Timeline: 8 weeks for build; completed end of October 2017.

This home is open as part of the Narara Ecovillage Open Day. To see other homes that are open at the village, click here. To visit this house and the ecovillage, book tickets here.

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SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2018
2019
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Efficient lighting
      Energy monitoring
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Cross ventilation
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Other
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Beautifully crafted gas boat heater
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Other
    • Water harvesting and saving
    • Composting toilet
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
      Skylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Blinds
      Honeycomb blinds
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Sustainable materials:
    • Insulated throughout
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Timber
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Ceiling
      External walls
      Floor
    • Ceiling Type:
    • Bulk - glass wool
    • Floor Type:
    • Bulk - glass wool
    • External Walls Type:
    • Bulk – glass wool
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • No
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $100,000 – $130,000 (built in 2017)
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 26m2
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Timber
      Other
    • Wall Materials
    • Colorbond
    • Window and Door Types
    • Awning
      Pocket doors
      Skylights
      180 degree opening doors
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 1
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 1
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Bee hotels/friendly
      Community vegetable garden
      Composting
      Edible garden
    • Waste Reduction Practices:
    • Compost all food scraps
      Swap with friends and neighbours
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Cross flow ventilation
      Natural light and ventilation