A home gym, pool cabana and multi-purpose space

In a quiet leafy suburb of northern Sydney, Dasantha and his family are enjoying their Melwood garden room – a home gym and multipurpose backyard space. Their Melwood Mod 18 measuring 5.4×3.2m features board and batten cladding painted in dark grey, a Colorbond® roof in “Monument” and black window architraves, offering a clean and contemporary […]

How Jessica added space and phenomenal value to her property

  “We had a valuation more recently by a Real Estate Agent, and he said it added about $100,000.” Since having her Melwood installed, Jessica and her family now enjoy more space and a significant boost to their property value. “We definitely know we got our money back and more. From a resale point of […]

Barry’s tropical garden oasis with Polynesian vibes

  A tree change is a pipe dream for many city-dwellers and likewise, downsizing from acreage to start a new life in the suburbs is becoming common for some. When it was time to relocate from a five acre property in the country to a growing town in northern NSW, Barry purchased his home and […]

“My cabana was a great addition” – Lisa’s home hair salon

  Lisa purchased a Melwood for her home in northern NSW, which served as a home hairdressing salon for clients. “My cabana was a great addition – a safe and peaceful space to work from home. My clients loved it too!” Installed on a stylish renovated beach house, Lisa’s home became a coastal retreat for […]

Amanda’s coastal office, a peaceful place for clients and guests

  This all-white garden room is a striking backyard feature. It’s also Amanda’s work from home studio. “It’s been very beneficial for us.” “It’s lovely to have a separate space for the clients I have.” Since 2020, the number of Australians working from home has almost doubled in 2022, making a home office essential rather […]

Julie’s Multi-Purpose Backyard Cabin

Creating customised backyard cabins is what we do here at Melwood. One of our recent clients, Julie, originally wanted her own space for educational purposes, yet once she began the process she realised that she could do much more with her cabin!  “Initially, I wanted to build a studio to have a space for Engish […]

Essential Work from Home Solution to Make Your Family Happy

“I army crawled in there.” “He was always on Zoom meetings.” Dodging daily video calls was not a game Jamie enjoyed playing. “I’d have to duck and try and get past the camera view to get what I had to get.” “It’s not a way to live. I couldn’t get dressed in there. He would […]

Essential Stay-at-Home Studios, a Solution to Lockdown Stress

As we find ourselves in lockdown once again, many families are feeling the strain.   With the rise of spending more time at home, so comes the demand for more space.   For these Melwood customers, timing was everything. Their garden rooms have given them space to break away from the family unit while still […]

This Beautiful Garden Room Uplifted a Family in Hard Times

“It’s been a tough six months, but we felt so blessed to have this addition. It couldn’t have come at a better time.” Last year, at the height of the pandemic, Annabel was also going through a health battle. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer.” “During all the chemo and radiation process, it was really […]

Inside Julie’s Beautiful Cabana, a Heartfelt Tribute to Her Dad

  It’s a heart-warming story of two Melwood cabanas. One old. One new. And it’s where a daughter found inspiration to honour the memory of her late father. “Dad used to love to come down here, have a drink, and watch the kids in the water.” When Julie’s father, Jim, passed away in 2018, she […]