Dark Horse

9m single level tiny house that's perfect for those that cant access a loft.

Base price

$155,000 NZD

Tiny Tawharau Layout Plan
Tiny Tawharau

About this design

With a practical downstairs double bedroom, this tiny house eliminates the need for stairs and ladders, making it ideal for those with accessibility issues. Whether you're in need of an in-law suite, an instant bach to place on a beachside section, or simply a warm, dry home to call your own, the Dark Horse Tiny House has lots to offer.

Optional Extras

9m single level tiny house that's perfect for those that cant access a loft.

Detailed Standard inclusions

Bathroom Features

Bedroom size: 2425mm x 2205mm
. Includes double lift-up storage bed and mattress.
 2 x large wardrobes and matching bedside tables with drawers. Over head cabinets with lift up hinges for easy access above the bed.

Lounge Features

2 open display shelves made from solid Macrocarpa timber with invisible fixings.
 IKEA shoe cubby storage unit below the TV Bracket.
 The couch is not included but the space was designed to accommodate the IKEA Friheten Couch which is a sectional 3 seater with storage that pulls out into a double bed.


Trailer

The Tiny House is built onto a detachable 9x2.4m trailer made by the experts in tiny house trailer manufacturing - Bay Engineering Solutions. Their 'Split Shift' trailer is the most popular and innovative tiny house trailer on the market in NZ, with a unique detachable design that is sought after worldwide. The trailer comes with 1 year registration, and 3 years Warrant of Fitness. Specifications of the trailer are as follows: House is connected to the trailer chassis using 4x container locks. Flat deck design. Hot-dip galvanised. State of the art 3500kg wireless electric braking system, 195x13" Low profile galvanised rims and tires, Monster heavy duty jockey wheel, 3500kg rated 1"7/8 tow coupling, Safety breakaway switch, Full LED lights, Spare wheel and tire, NSK Bearing, 1750kg rating per axle, 3-year warranty on the frame and 2-year warranty on parts, 4x stabilisers and lifting jacks.

Appliances

410mm Fisher and Paykel DishDrawer
. Oven and Hob: 600mm Parmco gas oven OV16SGAS, Parmco 30cm 2 burner Gas Cooktop HO-1-2S2G
. Fisher & Paykel 60cm Slide-Out Rangehood
. Quell Carbon Monoxide Alarm, Smoke alarm with 10 year battery.

TV & Data

The TV itself is not included, but there is a full movement TV bracket supplied for a 32"- 50" TV.
 COAX point in behind TV for a TV arial. Arial not supplied.
 A data is outlet located on the Shelf above the couch, a power point has also been located there for a router. The data cable is terminated under the trailer in a conduit box for your electrician to connect. Or go with a wireless data connection. 

Electrical

230v wiring with a 16amp supply.
 Prewired for solar (Included), solar can be supplied and installed on request for an additional cost.
 Supplied with a 10m, 16amp caravan cable
. All electrical work was completed by a Registered Electrician and certified by an independent electrical inspector.  Electrical Certificate of Compliance and Electrical Safety Certificate supplied.
 Electrical Warrant of Fitness (eWOF) supplied.
 PDL classic switchgear

Exterior light Ovate Bulkhead Black 3K 12W

Kitchen LED strip lighting: Halcyon Small Shallow Recessed Aluminium YBH12W3K-BLK
. LED down lights throughout.


Grey water

'Grey Water' is the waste water from your kitchen sink, bathroom basin, shower and washing machine. A 4m length of grey water hose is supplied that will need to be connected up to a suitable disposal or treatment system on site. Some councils such as the Wellington council do allow the disposal of grey water onto the land, but many have other requirements so we recommend you check with the local council in your area.

Kitchen Features

Bifolding window over the breakfast bar
. Sink: Stainless steel - Acero Mercer Aurora Black AA405 400 x 450, comes with wire drainer insert and a side drainer for letting dishes drip dry. Mercer - Aurora. Black Gooseneck Mixer AM022. All cabinetry with quality soft close hardware. 300mm wide Pullout pantry by Giamo.
 Splash backs: Powder coated metal splash backs behind the sink (white) and oven (ironsand). The one behind the oven is magnetic so can be used for magnetic spice jars etc.
 Bench tops are made from Vic Ash and have a durable caprithane finish.

Bedroom Features

Bedroom size: 2425mm x 2205mm
. Includes double lift-up storage bed and mattress.
 2 x large wardrobes and matching bedside tables with drawers. Over head cabinets with lift up hinges for easy access above the bed.

Flooring

The subfloor is 19mm H3 treaded pine plywood. Vinyl Flooring: Studio Traffic 250, Pine Soft natural 5626044. Ideal for residential and commercial medium-traffic areas, it also provides a good sound reduction of 13dB and good underfoot comfort. It is treated with Tarkett’s TopClean XP surface protection for extreme durability and cost-effective maintenance.
 Bedroom Carpet: Godfrey Hirst Michigan Paua (No Underlay)


Interior Wall and Ceiling linings

9mm Plyman Lite Gold (Albasia Falcata). This is up to 38% lighter than standard hardwood plywoods, delivering significant weight savings for interior fit outs.

Gas

Gas is used for all cooking and hot water heating.

Gas califont: Rinnai Infinity VT26
. The Tiny House has been prewired and pre-plumbed for a gas heating system (can be installed upon request)
. Dual Gas regulator to connect 2 gas bottles (not included)
. All gas fitting work is completed by a qualified & registered gas fitter
. Gas Fitting Certificate of Compliance AND Gas Safety Certificate supplied.


Appliances

410mm Fisher and Paykel DishDrawer
. Oven and Hob: 600mm Parmco gas oven OV16SGAS, Parmco 30cm 2 burner Gas Cooktop HO-1-2S2G
. Fisher & Paykel 60cm Slide-Out Rangehood
. Quell Carbon Monoxide Alarm, Smoke alarm with 10 year battery.

Exterior shell

Only the highest quality materials have been used in this build. The exterior cladding is a combination of Cedar timber cladding, and lightweight, Gunmetal Grey Vinyl Cladding (50 year warranty). Both have been installed over a cavity system using CavibatR as a thermal break.
 Coloursteel roof, and barge flashings, custom slimline coloursteel gutter 60mm, and a painted PVC down-pipe that could be utilised for rainwater collection.


Windows

Double glazed aluminium windows
 Our window systems meet or exceed the requirements of the New Zealand Building Code and New Zealand Standards; NZS4211 & NZS4223.

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