Luxury Modern Small Home Built In Suburban Backyard

Joylandi 12-Apr, 2019
Hidden in the back yard of a bustling suburban neighbourhood is a remarkable small family home. A sanctuary and haven designed to give the family a better quality of life, and yes, the swimming pool is larger than their house.
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Wanting something different for their family, Dan and Marnie were inspired by tiny houses and minimalism and wanted to choose a different lifestyle for their family. With a large backyard, the couple decided to construct a new, small home for themselves to enjoy.
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The design of this small home, located in Sydney is modern and perfectly suited to Australian life. Centred around outdoor living and the fantastic feature swimming pool, this home utilises some very clever small space design ideas inspired by the tiny house movement to create a compact home which is functional, beautiful and perfectly meets the needs of this young family.
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Presented and Produced by: Bryce Langsyton
Camera: Bryce Langston & Rasa Pescud
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  • By far my favourite tiny house!! Please....I need to know where the couches are from....cant find them anywhere!

  • I like the night view of pool 😍

  • This Guy is soooo anoing!!!!

  • Just WOW 😍

  • Favorite yet! Love the bean bag chairs

  • i love the house idea it is so fun to watch this

  • imagine their little girl growing up and squeezing through there as a teen, what a sight that would be.

  • Wow! Das ist wirklich eine geniale Lösung! Einfach alles ist super durchgedacht...;-)

  • beautiful as always!!

  • Minimalism also is about spending less money. It’s a beautiful place for sure but as far as being minimalists it’s a joke really

  • I loved very much this vodeo and this is the prove that a family can live in a tiny house.

  • So...That blackface doll at 13:15...huh? Don't worry...I'm not going to tell anyone.

  • What a blessing it is when the body of Christ benefits one another! "Behold how they love one another..." is a beautiful testimony to the world. Looking forward to follow along with the transformation/restoration of your beautiful home.

  • I'm not normally into modern styles as much, but this an outstanding home !!!!


  • Does anyone know where I can get beanbags like that?

  • I like this whole setup.

  • We're just gonna pretend that there isn't a golliwog in their children's closet perched on the shelf?

  • Did I miss where they keep the lawnmower, and pool chemicals and whatnot? That stuff takes up a lot of space.

    • +Gaby Born They definitely had a decent patch of grass under their outdoor bean bag chill space. Maybe it's just easier to pay people to take care of all that stuff where they are.

    • Probably don’t need a lawnmower since the pool takes up all the space. The rest of the yard would probably be the responsibility on the tenants living in their big house

  • Wowww i love this house💕💕

  • so well done!

  • My life goal is to be rich enough to just causally decide to build a completely new, modern house, just for the lols

  • He seems to only come up with "absolutely love.....". Really annoying

  • Why is it always the wife that's doing all the talking..? While the husband just stands there awkwardly. *IT'S ALWAYS LIKE THAT LOL* anyone noticed that?

  • What an amazing home. I love everything about it!

  • Love this one!

  • added to my playlist for my home

  • you built it on credit? dumb... I could by a 160 acres in north dakota for 400k... then rent it out to a rancher or farmer for 50 dollars an acre per year... cash upfront.

  • Anyone else notice that the pot she was cooking with literally had nothing in it, which made it too obvious and totally hilarious. She’s whipping air 😂

    • Beautiful house but a joke really. Far from being minimalist spending that much on a tiny house. It’s means do what you want obviously but don’t claim to be minimalist

  • Bryce Langston is a great interviewer. Truly interested, constructive, positive listener.

  • I like Bryce very much. Such a friendly, truly interested , positive guy.

  • where is this in sydney , who was the builder . id like to build this exact but a few changes inside

  • Ahh I saw this house on IG

  • talking tubs! I got to get some! haha

  • idiots with too much money

  • This made me smile. Cheers

  • I love it

  • There’s a fine line when a tiny house turns into a regular house. I think that line is crossed when you have a full outdoor patio, fire pit and pool...oh and don’t forget the entire second house lol.

  • That house is sort of cool, I guess. My 250 sqft tiny house has an olympic size indoor pool. Was not easy to fit.

  • How many sqm?

  • Great house -- pools are a lot of work but well worth it in such a hot climate summers! Definitely the issue with the space for the girls as they get older will be will need to be dealt with but it looks like they have space to expand a little. I could see this set up being a great house for a retirement couple. Cheers

  • Amazing!

  • This is hands down the most beautiful home on the channel! Lovely family! This really as close to my dream house I've ever seen!

  • That house is gorgeous

  • Just.. Waw !

  • It’s beautiful. I also love how they have been bag couches and are proud of them. Lovely couple.

  • Beautiful just beautiful.... Im sure they'll find a way when the kids grow up...and Im sure it'll be perfect... good job guys

  • Uh okay wtf is up with that Golliwog doll at 13:14 ..... I hope they aren’t promoting racist values to their children.

    • joanna heredia Yeah, I noticed that and I was not exactly pleased with what I saw.

  • The woman is so amazing 💯

  • No vsauce jokes?

  • Congratulations to the couple. Lovely, beautiful home indeed. Thanks for sharing your story!

  • Jesus christ! $400k on a tiny home!

    • Lol exactly! My house is 2100qf and its 200k ... the market there apparently is absolutely crazy

    • Not such a tiny budget 😂

  • I want exciting!

  • For me this is the best house so far 👌🏼

  • Really fucked the kids over though

  • 99 % that is finance problem

  • Tfs. This house is beautiful

  • Dude looks like Vsauce.

  • That house is bigger than my home, I don’t live in a tiny house

  • It's a beautiful home, but I'm curious as to where the washer/dryer is? They did such a great job! They look very happy. :)

    • Moonlight Serenity Probably next to the shower, see the tall white panel? :)

  • This is one of my favorite tiny homes I've seen in the last 10 yrs but I choked when I heard it cost $400K (in Aussie dollars) to build. That's almost $290K in U.S. dollars.

    • happykt $400k is a bargain in Sydney - and it increases the price of their main house as a property with dual living will be worth much more

  • Really nice! Lots of characterful details. I think they have plenty of room for art on those stark white walls, though.

  • I absolutely love this. I love the minimal design.

  • LOVE THIS. the kids bedrooms are so cool

  • Beautiful all around, but I couldn’t tell how they get to that top bunk. Especially, the parents for changing the linen! 🤷🏽‍♀️

  • How did you squeeze yourself into that small space? 😂😂😂

  • Did I miss something at the end? The homeowner said they have a bigger mortgage, but Bryce says the are saving money on the mortgage.

  • woo,dream house

  • How do you access the house from the street? There didn't appear to be any vehicle access at all.

  • She looks so much like Nathalie Portman.

  • This place is genius. They were so clever with the extra storage everywhere but especially with the kids rooms. They really put the focus on the right areas. Like the big kitchen window. The other big window working with the pool view/TV/outdoors. I know thats something that interest me greatly in a project. Would of liked to know a little more about how the bathroom & kitchen work & if they have traditional piping. Lastly, I think this is a great idea for a new growing family. If they out grow it they could move back into the front house which would probably all be paid for by then.

  • Positively geared? Definition I found; "By definition, a positively geared property is one in which the difference between rental income and rental expenses is positive..." So, what does he mean?

  • love it!

  • I heard that people are maimed or killed by nail gun accidents every year. It's probably not a good idea to let small children play with them - even supervised.

  • great setup

  • I am sorry but 400k is way too much for a tiny house. You presented much more exquisit houses for much less. And if you spend 400 k there should also be bigger rooms for the children when they're going to grow up to Teenagers

    • Design and finish are fantastic. US $290,000.00 is high. Would leave out the pool. Only major concern is the children's bedroom as they become teenagers. Is it off grid.

  • So let me get this straight. They built this tiny house behind their normal house. They rent the normal house to afford the tiny house. How dumb is that? They're sooooo cool tho. Che bruh. Tiny house fad.

  • Every video is special in it's own way with Bryce's words at last... And that's what makes me into tiny house culture...

  • 400,000 wtf?

  • This house is soo cute but as the girls get older how’s that room going to work ?

  • I choked at the 400 thousand comment. There are so many tiny homes with even more features then this one that came in way cheaper! I hope I heard that number wrong because they got taken for quite a bit even though it is lovely and well done

  • This tiny home is exceptional. It show how a house a bit larger than a trailer can add a lot of design possibilities that makes it a very comfortable and cosy living. It is sort of like a little mansion. What makes to so spacious and not claustrophobic is the larger outer space. I dont know how it will fit when the kids become teenagers but I wish it will work well. Thanks Bryce, good job presenting this jewel.

  • it's called "my kids live in a closet" lmao

  • Awesome home!

  • How much was it???

  • they wasted the 50% of the land for pool that only 4 month of year its be used


  • This space is amazing and gorgeous! I need one like it! ♥️♥️♥️

  • This is by far my favourite tiny house because it's creative for the kids and functionally comfortable.

  • Is that... a golliwog?? 13:54

  • Wonderful Tiny Home ... Awsome Video to look at

  • Did they just throw the cat into the shot every time? :D

  • First comment ever for me without trolling : What I love the most in this House is the Familly

  • Such a nice young family home. But as the children get older this space will need an extension.

  • PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE Do a video about your own house!!!!


  • Can't believe my flat is the same size as that house. Really goes to show what a little ingenuity can do.

  • She is not minimalist, no way lol

  • That is most awesome place i hv ever seen, loves

  • Brilliant idea! What a beautiful beautiful house!! 👍👍👍