MACLEAY – 2.4m x 5.9m studio + ensuite + kitchenette container

MACLEAY – 2.4m x 5.9m studio + ensuite + kitchenette container


The easiest way to get a separate livable cabin in your backyard is with a converted shipping container

You might want a home office with its own facilities that also doubles as your guest cabin. Perhaps you need a garden studio with an ensuite and kitchenette for a member of the family who can share laundry facilities with the main house. Beautifully finished inside and with your choice of 22 colours for the exterior, your fully fitted-out converted shipping container is delivered to your place virtually plug-and-play. Just install it and get it connected – it’s ready to move in (STCA).


  • drawer/cabinet/pantry
  • sink cabinet
  • sink tap
  • butcher-block bench top
  • to have a full kitchen or self-contained accommodation including laundry facilities, ask to see other models


  • toilet
  • shower
  • wall mirror
  • shelf/vanity
  • all set up for quick plug and play, purchaser to arrange plumber and electrician for connections


  • ample LED downlights
  • 1 x exterior light
  • 1 x smoke detector
  • TV point ready for antenna connection 4 x double power points
  • split system airconditioner supplied – not installed

Walls and ceilings

  • internally lined and finished to a high standard
  • trendy VJ panelling and Gyprock finish on walls
  • fully framed walls and ceiling using
    • Insulation to ceilings R3
    • Insulation to walls R2
  • gloss white floor-to-ceiling paneling in shower recess


  • your choice of exterior colour from the range of standard Colorbond colours (see chart in this brochure – any special effect paint jobs will be quoted separately)
  • 3 coats of white paint throughout interior

Doors and windows

  • 1800 wide sliding door
  • 1800 x 900 window


  • hybrid laminated waterproof flooring
  • colour may vary slightly to pictures


  • external electrical connection via hardwire (you will need an electrician to connect to the supply at your site)
  • external water connection points and waste water points are underfloor (you will need a plumber to install on-site)
  • it’s a 20ft high cube cargoworthy modified container

Payment terms

Unless otherwise specified:

  • deposit – 50% to commence your conversion
  • 25% due to commence the internal framing stage
  • 25% due for lining and painting before leaving the yard

Completion of your order will take 6-8 weeks from receipt of your 50% deposit and all payments must be made before delivery.

Delivery is included for some zones in SE QLD and extra per km for outside zones – ask us to confirm delivery. On-site installation and connections are the responsibility of the purchaser. If you need help with trades, ask us. If you need help with approvals, ask us.

Certificates provided

  • Glazing
  • Insulation
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing


External Length 20 ft – 6.058 m
External Width 2.438 m
External Height 2.891 m
Internal Length 5.890 m
Internal Width 2.350 m
Internal Height 2.695 m
Weight 7.3 tonne

Organise your own council approval or ask how we can help


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