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Gilay Estate – An Off-Grid Tiny House

Gilay Estate – An Off-Grid Tiny House

The Gilay Estate is a beautifully designed, off-grid luxury accommodation situated in the rural landscape of Quirindi, New South Wales, Australia. The home was designed by Cameron Anderson Architects and built by Aztek Constructions.

This tiny yet luxurious retreat opened to the public in May 2024 and is now accepting reservations on Airbnb.

Interior View - Gilay Estate

Key Features:

  • Location: Overlooking the Liverpool Plains near Quirindi, a small town with a population of around 2,000.
  • Design: The estate measures 40 sq m (430 sq ft) and features a sloping sheet metal roof with large overhangs, charred timber cladding, and double-glazed aluminum windows and doors. The cladding represents traditional fire management techniques of Indigenous Australians.
  • Off-grid Sustainability: Equipped with a 6.4-kW solar panel array and 11.4-kW battery storage, the estate operates completely off-grid. It also has a 60,000-liter rainwater collection system.
  • Interior: The single-floor interior includes an open living area with a wood-burning stove, seating, a king-sized bed, a kitchen, and a breakfast bar/desk area. A separate bathroom features a shower, sink, and toilet.
  • Exterior: Outside amenities include a deck area, a wood-fired hot tub, and a fire pit.

This retreat combines modern luxury with sustainable living, providing a unique experience for guests seeking tranquility and a connection to nature.

Solar Panels - Gilay Estate
View of Tiny House from Outside - Gilay Estate
Black Metal Tiny House - Gilay Estate
Tiny House with Patio - Gilay Estate
Wall of Windows in Tiny House - Gilay Estate
Off-Grid Tiny House with Solar Panels - Gilay Estate
Windows Overlooking Vast Landscape - Gilay Estate
Comfortable Sitting Area Around Fireplace - Gilay Estate
Shelves Over Kitchen Sink - Gilay Estate
Two Burner Gas Cooktop - Gilay Estate
Kitchen with Black Cabinets - Gilay Estate
Fold Down Bed - Gilay Estate
Oversized Cushioned Chair with Table - Gilay Estate
Kitchen Counter with Large Windows - Gilay Estate
Sweeping View from Kitchen Windows - Gilay Estate
Woman Sitting at Table Looking Out at View - Gilay Estate
Bathroom Sink - Gilay Estate
Tile Shower - Gilay Estate