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Log Cabin Garden House Iris 5.1m x 3.9m

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This huge 19.1m² cabin is your backyard home away from home.

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Product overview

This huge 19.1m² cabin is your backyard home away from home.

With plenty of room to spread out, this Nordic-style apex roof log cabin is a stylish, versatile upgrade to any property. Whether you want to run your business from here, create a cool garden hideaway or the perfect space for entertaining, this cabin will do it all while looking a million bucks.

The front and side facing windows are double-glazed and let in plenty of light, making it the ideal spot to work, create or just relax. The double doors give easy access and mean you can open the space right up when the sun is shining.

Crafted from kiln dried Nordic spruce, the chalet cut 44mm thick logs offer increased protection against the elements, while the tongue and groove floor and roof construction makes for a precise, quality finish.

With comprehensive instructions, assembly is easier than you might expect, while the house is delivered untreated and unfinished, so you can choose the stain or colour that fits best with your location.

The 5 Year Manufacturer Warranty means you know it’s going to be a standout feature or your garden for many years to come.

Whether you need a new she shed, a quiet space to work, or somewhere to banish noisy teenagers, this log cabin is the backyard palace you’ve been dreaming of - order yours today.

• Traditional Nordic garden house with double doors
• 19.1m² of floor space
• Renewable kiln-dried Nordic Spruce
• Delivered unfinished – choose your own colour or finish here
• Double-glazed door and large opening side windows
• Rubber door and window seals
• Cylinder door lock
• Storm bracing
• Low door sill with stainless steel covers
• Tongue and groove flooring and roof for a quality finish
• Roofing felt included (Shingles an optional extra - 11 packs required)
• Chalet cut wall logs
• Sustainably sourced wood
• Foundation joists included
• 5 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Optional roof shingle packs required: 11
Dimensions (footprint): W 5.1m x D 3.9m x H 2.62m
Dimensions (incl. overhang): W 5.3m x D 4.1m x H 2.62m
Floor area: 19.1m²
Ridge height: 2.62m
Eaves height: 2.11m
Wall thickness: 44mm
Roof panel thickness: 19mm
Floor board thickness: 19mm
Door opening size: W 151cm x H 175cm
Window size: W 60cm x H 111cm
Glass: 12mm double glazed (3mm glass - 6mm gap - 3mm glass)
Snow load rating: 90 kg/m²
Packaged size: L 600cm x W 120cm x H 80cm
Weight: 1,525kg

This cabin has a floor area under 30m², this means it is exempt from the consent process when added to your property as a structure for ancillary use. Please see our 'consent information' button below for more information.

Construction Points:

A good foundation is the key to guaranteeing the longevity and quality of your cabin. Only a completely level, rectangular foundation and bearers will ensure problem-free installation of the cabin.

The floor must be a minimum of 50mm off the ground, preferably more. The underside of the floorboards and the joists should be painted thoroughly and care taken to ensure enough airflow under the house. We recommend using Malthoid DPC between joists and the ground.

Your chosen site must be levelled and compacted to minimise ‘settling’. We recommend using strip or spot foundations, concrete foundations or pavers or a cast concrete bed.

If unsure consult with, or have the foundation prepared by a specialist.

Consent information

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Note: This video shows a similar log cabin from Palmako, however it does not represent this exact product.


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Questions and answers

19 votes
Hi, Is there any insulation included with the cabin? If not, can it be fitted to make it really cosy?
There is no insulation included. You could insulate by adding batons, insulation and a liner (jib, ply etc). The chalet-cut logs are 44mm thick and the product is designed for and manufactured in Northern Europe - so depending on your location and intended use you may not require insulation.
By Trade Tested on January 08 2019
14 votes
Can plumbing for kitchenette, shower and toilet be done?
Yes you can, obviously you will need to adhere to NZ standards and follow the consent process.
By Trade Tested on December 18 2018
12 votes
Hi, Does the cabin come assembled and is then hiabed onto the foundations onsite?
No this cabin requires assembly and is delivered as a single palleted bundle. Feel free to get in contact with our sales team on 0800 800 880 or [email protected] if you want to know more about assembly/delivery.
By Trade Tested on January 20 2019
4 votes
Just wondering if you can choose what side the door is on. As in the first picture shown it is how we would like it on the right, but i see that other photos and the plan it shows the door on the left.
Yes you can switch it, you just need to install the beams the other way round.
By Trade Tested on January 24 2021
4 votes
Which garden house is for sale. There are 2 pictured.
They are actually all the same, this cabin comes with window trim that you can choose to use or leave off. It comes unpainted, so you can choose your finish/colour - we have a picture of a painted cabin as an example.
By Trade Tested on September 08 2019
-1 votes
Can this plan come with the flat angle roof line as shown in the other plans?
No, the cabins come as a kitset and all the timber is pre-cut, you would need to look at the 'Lisa' and 'Lea' designs for the flat angle roof.
By Trade Tested on February 27 2022
1 vote
Hi, what is the roof made of? Iron or tiles? Thanks
The roof as it comes is tongue & groove boards covered by roofing felt, however if you wanted to use other material it would be fairly straightforward.
By Trade Tested on January 20 2019
0 votes
Hi, what is the internal stud height at the lowest point?
The Internal stud height at the lowest point is 2.11m.
By Trade Tested on July 29 2021
0 votes
Can you choose not to use all the windows and or put them in other places?
No the logs are pre-cut lengths, so the hole for the window is already there.
By Trade Tested on August 05 2020
0 votes
5.1m x 3.9m do we need council permit for this building?
Check with your local council, but yes generally you will.
By Trade Tested on November 26 2018

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Lovely cabin

We put this on spot foundations 500cm to match the level of our existing home and be well clear of floods ,painted with recommended oil twice. Put zincaloom roof on after the supplied bitumen paper with purlins to give a gap. Found window strips had screws which hit the glass,unfortunately,I broke one. Impressed the windows are double glazed though! We are using the cabin as a utility room/ laundry, with roomfor 2 big freezers and linen storage. All in all an excellent cabin for the price. Trade tested have been marvelous to deal with. Very pleased with end result.

Rick Coromandel
Great design and worth money look luxury highly recommended

Great products Can’t say enough how much I love this cabin

Easy assembly

With foundations already in place the cabin itself took 3 of us a full weekend to assemble and we are stoked with the final result. We’re building a deck out the front and putting a tin roof on top so there still some work to be done. We’ll most likely be buying a second one of these in the near future.

Pat Auckland
Stoked with finished product

Our cabin is perfect as a kids lounge room/guest space. Great product, easy to put together and good quality.

Keeltykaos Waikato
I love my office cabin so much

This is my purpose-built, off-grid office. It's such a beautiful space. Hardware is a bit flimsy but the wood itself is top notch and what a great result for the price. We added a solar power system and water tank as well as a deck to soak in the views. Very happy with the overall result.

Louisa Auckland
Loving our cabin now that it's together

We found the cabin quite easy to put together once we got going, though the instructions we're quite vague in some areas. Note there is no roofing included in the price so we had to buy shingles as well. The cabin is stained using CD50 Hickory with two coats. We're absolutely loving the size of the cabin and the acoustics is going to be amazing as we're using the room as our music room.

Rachelo Auckland
Extra space

Great idea for that extra room that every household needs. I’ve added a bath and it’s become a guest room or ? Great DIY project or call your local contractor, it can be completed in as little as a week.

Susan Wellington
The office retreat

Product was super easy to put together, two of us managed to get the cabin constructed in a single day! Surprisingly warm with the double-glazed windows, we did add a heatpump and underfloor insulation which was a nice addition in the winter months. Roofing sheets and window joinery (the lock arms only) was the only part that let the cabin down, we ended up replacing with tin corrugate and new hardware. Makes for a nice office retreat!

BrenCaz Auckland
Iris man shed

The shed is a great size, builder was impressed with how well it all went together. A great finished product, seems good quality. Our German Shepherd seemed to think it was going to be an awesome new kennel at one stage! Looking forward to fitting it out!

Rob Burroughs New Plymouth
Read Instructions and then GO!!!

A great way to add to your home without having to apply for consent. Make sure you unpack the kit, read the instructions and lay out what you will need first (on a fine day) and then go for it. We had the foundation ready when the pack arrived and so it was straight forward to put it up in around 4 days, with tea and lunch breaks. A good product for a good price. Thank you Trade Tested.

Fiona Auckland