Luxury Modern Small Home Built In Suburban Backyard

  • Published on Apr 12, 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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  • Maxim Ovchin
    Maxim Ovchin 17 minutes ago

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

  • Sergio Braga
    Sergio Braga Hour ago

    Awesome home!

  • Hawk Wrangler
    Hawk Wrangler 3 hours ago

    How much was it???

  • ramin ahmadi
    ramin ahmadi 3 hours ago

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

  • Luminati
    Luminati 3 hours ago +1

    Wait, why did Vsauce leak his own house's location?

  • Jr. March 99
    Jr. March 99 3 hours ago


  • Jackie Mc
    Jackie Mc 4 hours ago

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

  • Wayamean
    Wayamean 4 hours ago

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

  • Oscar Barrera
    Oscar Barrera 5 hours ago

    Is that... a golliwog?? 13:54

  • May-Britt Digre
    May-Britt Digre 5 hours ago

    Wonderful Tiny Home ... Awsome Video to look at

  • Oldmoses94
    Oldmoses94 6 hours ago

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

  • romanista lazialle
    romanista lazialle 6 hours ago

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

  • liam's music
    liam's music 6 hours ago

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

  • Caterina Cevallos
    Caterina Cevallos 7 hours ago

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

  • mena94x3
    mena94x3 7 hours ago


  • Tobias Ommer
    Tobias Ommer 8 hours ago

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

  • imacprouser sam
    imacprouser sam 9 hours ago

    She is not minimalist, no way lol

  • ikbal kilinc
    ikbal kilinc 9 hours ago

    That is most awesome place i hv ever seen, loves

  • Risking Life Romance
    Risking Life Romance 9 hours ago

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

  • kanni 69
    kanni 69 10 hours ago

    Who's the *ARCHITECT*

  • Sw eet
    Sw eet 10 hours ago

    Did they say it cost $400,000.00 to build a pool and a pool house? Holy crap. Sydney is freaking expensive! Absolutely amazing space, though and so smart to create two homes on one lot...and so many clever features! Just gorgeous!

  • Ben Evans
    Ben Evans 10 hours ago

    "There are lots of reasons white people decide to downsize"

  • a girl who like to eat
    a girl who like to eat 12 hours ago

    ilove this!! this is so coooool!!😍😍 but it think it must be change when ur girl grew up. but this is really cool ilove it.

  • Faunaviolet
    Faunaviolet 12 hours ago +1

    I wish I was that cat.

  • Santi Rof
    Santi Rof 12 hours ago

    Dream House

  • Kristine Willems
    Kristine Willems 13 hours ago


  • deep
    deep 14 hours ago

    Mostly women feel the urge to go little home aye? Men follow. Makes me thinking....

  • MrMagooo
    MrMagooo 14 hours ago

    They could add bedrooms above the pool.

  • brownthunder
    brownthunder 14 hours ago

    The poor girls are never gonna be able to sneak any boys in😂😂

  • weng santos
    weng santos 15 hours ago

    all i can say is love love love^^

  • Hyper Eric
    Hyper Eric 15 hours ago

    400,000 wtf just buy a house

  • Mr_CrapStream
    Mr_CrapStream 16 hours ago

    ''We rent out the big house, it really helps pay down the mortgage'' ...why... Why didn't you just pay the mortgage off of it instead of building another house on the lot.

  • Robert Butow
    Robert Butow 17 hours ago

    Freakin sweet

  • Pao Rodriguez
    Pao Rodriguez 18 hours ago

    Such a lovely house everyone enjoys it even the cat 💜

  • Marina Doulcier
    Marina Doulcier 18 hours ago

    Goosh it looks like the tiny house and the lifestyle as I imagined for myself ! ( except having childrens )

  • Daddydevitoo
    Daddydevitoo 18 hours ago

    Hey Vsauce. Michael here

  • J
    J 19 hours ago +1

    The house is nice but it's the pool that makes it. At night it's gorgeous...the lighting is beautiful. I would feel like I was on vacation looking out to the pool. Love it!

  • kahari b
    kahari b 19 hours ago


  • mara cohen
    mara cohen 19 hours ago

    How to buy bluprints/design?

  • Jill Jenn
    Jill Jenn 20 hours ago

    Love the house.. but what's up with the mammy doll?

  • David Caddock
    David Caddock 20 hours ago

    Cat approves of the furniture.

  • Mrs Homemaker BD
    Mrs Homemaker BD 21 hour ago

    This home is like dream home..they are doing great job 👏👏👏👏

  • Betty
    Betty 23 hours ago +1

    I love this house! So perfect for the family and everything you need is there! :)

  • Lucia Rivas
    Lucia Rivas 23 hours ago

    Esta hermosa la casa y se ve muy comfortable y con mucha Luz. Felicidades!

  • Alozie Chijioke
    Alozie Chijioke Day ago

    Wow. Money perfectly well spent

  • Spiritisalive1
    Spiritisalive1 Day ago

    All I got excited about was they Marie Kondo'd their wardrobe. Lol

  • Gassen
    Gassen Day ago

    hate the "active" interviewing style, i want to meet the people, let them show the space.

  • sikerow
    sikerow Day ago

    Why did i hear ”there are lots of reasons white people choose to downsize”

  • Bari Martin
    Bari Martin Day ago

    Why not just keep ur regular size house and be minimalist in that house and just down size there. Could have changed everything design wise there too as well. Like a whole other construction kinda just seems over the top.

  • HillMarie Leon
    HillMarie Leon Day ago

    You want to see a tiny house? Come to nyc, they only pay like us$2,000 monthly 😂😂 but they are all over the place.

  • Jinkzhy Playz
    Jinkzhy Playz Day ago

    nice house but her voice pisses me off

  • Nina Animator
    Nina Animator Day ago

    I'm your biggest fan from the middle east. I wish you bring your creative way of the tiny house to our community. we are suffering from wars and rent in safe countries is above 3k USD :(

  • SamraNaveed
    SamraNaveed Day ago

    Can someone plz make me this house in Canada :(

  • Bryant Ng
    Bryant Ng Day ago

    Love the accent!

  • Imelda Atieno
    Imelda Atieno Day ago +1

    I love the house
    Love from Kenya 🇰🇪

  • hewwel
    hewwel Day ago

    Your wife is so calm and quiet wonderful, and your home is beautiful.

  • Em power
    Em power Day ago

    I love this home but the bed playpen looks hazardous. I’m scared it will snap or trap the little ones in. Also they could have down size the livingroom or kitchen for more space in the kids room

  • Nurshafa Humaira

    i love the idea you put the speaker outside so you can watch movies in the swimming pool

  • Office Marion
    Office Marion Day ago

    I love this family oriented tiny home. it is very versatile and will allow to customise as their needs change. Well thought out space!

  • arielzshell
    arielzshell Day ago

    I love this house! And love the pool, the windows, I could totally live in this

  • Joseph Todoroff
    Joseph Todoroff Day ago

    they dont have any friends.

  • Durrell Robinson

    "... three levels..." Yeah, but what's that doll on the right about at the 13:10 mark?😒

  • Jon D
    Jon D Day ago

    I love this ! Probably wld for myself add another replica bedroom shower toilet for guests and also somehow adapt.that bedroom for kids so you cld change it as they get older or the second guest room becomes theirs etc

  • Jon D
    Jon D Day ago

    400 seems steep ?

  • Kingdom Things
    Kingdom Things Day ago

    I could live in the patio/ pool area. I have a vision of a floating bed 😁...

  • smashbits amianoits

    I dont want to sound like I'm a bit pickier to much, but there's so many red flags with this setup for there kids to get hurt. Little kids with no fence around the pool, a play area under the adults bed if that thing collapses you got a hurt kid and lastly the baby on the bellow 2 girls beds? Earth quake or unstable top boards means 1 dead baby.

  • Mishner
    Mishner Day ago

    Shes so ugly

  • Ronne D. Jones
    Ronne D. Jones Day ago


  • Ginny Monroe
    Ginny Monroe Day ago

    Question: I love your home; so wonderful, what was the build cost? thanks. the build cost was 400K

  • jurukiki
    jurukiki Day ago

    oh no that golliwog doll :-( 14:00

    • Green NVy
      Green NVy 23 hours ago

      Yep a racist symbol.

  • GeauxBig007
    GeauxBig007 Day ago

    Did he say, $400,000!! The idea of small was small $ but my god.

  • Amnda
    Amnda Day ago

    It keeps getting better and better

  • Roxanne C.
    Roxanne C. Day ago

    The only thingI don't like, the bedroom , it is so tight for the children. It will be very tight in 5 years.

  • Ever García
    Ever García Day ago


  • Katie Krachenbergs

    Isn’t this just an apartment

  • Jitan Reang
    Jitan Reang Day ago

    Hi i am from India Ooo what a house what’s the cost of the house sir

  • Deemond H
    Deemond H Day ago +3

    Beautiful house. But check
    out @ 13:54 and I really wish
    they would not have had
    that doll there. It is a very
    unpleasant caricature
    to people of my racial
    background. 🤦🏿‍♀️

    • Green NVy
      Green NVy 23 hours ago

      Ever heard of blackface and minstrel
      shows? If you are trolling or simply blind towards overtly racist symbols, then I don’t think there is much any of us can do in helping you see it for what
      it truly is.

    • meatstickk
      meatstickk Day ago

      I see a doll. How many people see it as anything else? Mind explaining what is so racist about it?

    • Green NVy
      Green NVy Day ago +2

      Deemond H
      I agree! That golliwog doll has a very
      racist history that many people
      in the comment section seem to be
      blind at recognizing.

  • Khurshid IsHere
    Khurshid IsHere 2 days ago +1

    Only one bathroom

  • Linen Gray
    Linen Gray 2 days ago

    Only a couple of things. First no pool safety for young children. The tree behind them must be a bear for keeping the pool clean. Last how do you keep Australian critters out of such an open house? The cat makes it look like they built the house for it. I cannot wait until they have two teenage daughters fighting for that bathroom.

  • Pumpkinbeautyx
    Pumpkinbeautyx 2 days ago

    This is so great

  • Nima Diki
    Nima Diki 2 days ago

    Wow Such an amazing 🏡 house

  • fzzypurpleturtle
    fzzypurpleturtle 2 days ago

    I’m so jealous of that home! Whoa!

  • Kate VRob
    Kate VRob 2 days ago

    Pool party

  • Mario
    Mario 2 days ago

    really cool, but how would the kids live up there when they grow older?

  • Deniz Uzun
    Deniz Uzun 2 days ago

    Where is the building code mandated laundry tub and washing machine? Since it's not an apartment is this categorized as a Granny Flat?
    Asking for a friend...

  • Truong Anh Thu
    Truong Anh Thu 2 days ago

    Small house, that's such a cool idea

  • Bigdangleeballs
    Bigdangleeballs 2 days ago

    I would never give up my very large house for a pokey shoe box like that. My bath is bigger than their paddling pool.

  • Raquel Sioson
    Raquel Sioson 2 days ago

    So amazing house love it

  • Cristina H
    Cristina H 2 days ago +1

    Best tiny house ever, lovely home, lovely family

  • Tyler Leyden
    Tyler Leyden 2 days ago

    400k? Holy shit

  • Jacob T
    Jacob T 2 days ago

    I love this house in general not just as a tiny house, it's perfect. It has such a calming vibe to it, I love how it connects to the outside too and the pool with that big window.

  • architecc LP
    architecc LP 2 days ago

    Love that place!! But I think it will be inconvenient for the kids as they grow older ... like I need a lot of place when I study
    I would totally get it if I grow older tho

  • flying goat child of Clorox bleach

    This is very awesome

  • Jaimon George
    Jaimon George 2 days ago

    Price for the construction ?

  • De U
    De U 2 days ago +183

    This works right now. but may no longer be suitable as the kids grow.

    • me.
      me. 6 hours ago +3

      +Plexiscore huh? I was just trying to express that I find it weird how on every tiny house video with kids in it, everyone is complaining that those children will grow up lacking privacy, and hating it, when a living situation similar to this is normal for a lot of kids in "regular" flats or houses, too. It wasn't trying to make it about me at all. I'm cool with having shared a room with my sister. In fact, she's visiting me rn and we're sharing my room once again, and it's totally fine😂

    • Plexiscore
      Plexiscore 6 hours ago

      +me. Stop trying to make this all about you lmao, there's kids out there that don't even have a home.

    • me.
      me. 7 hours ago +4

      I always wonder how privileged everyone who writes comments like that must be...growing up, I never had my own room, I always had to share with my sister. The girl's room actually gives them more privacy than I ever had while living at home.

    • Positive Vibes Only Thoo
      Positive Vibes Only Thoo 16 hours ago +1

      Ima do this so when I have kids they’ll definitely move out when they turn 18 🤣😝

  • King Khay
    King Khay 2 days ago

    Wow, i love the idea and the outcome of their house, it makes me want to think of the building mine too
    Good work, i love how you explore different ideas that people have done

  • Valentin Garcia
    Valentin Garcia 2 days ago

    I think this is one of the nicest tiny houses I have seen on here, and I usually don't like th modern look, but this is so pretty and the space is so well utilized and kitchen so functional while at the same time bringing the outdoors in.. or should I say the inside to the outdoors... I am retired and think that I am going to build something like this.. very nice ! and they seem like such nice people and how they have accommodated their children is so cool ! bravo ! & God bless them.

  • Wolfie _and_Sugie
    Wolfie _and_Sugie 2 days ago

    wow um.. I’m just gonna build this on Bloxburg

  • Z'Nyce London
    Z'Nyce London 2 days ago +1

    This was totally awesome.....everything they needed and all in a compact way.
    All the individual pool!

  • Wade B
    Wade B 2 days ago

    I wonder if the ROI was worth it? How much to built and how much they get after taxes and insurance from rent?