Small but spectacular Tiny Houses within the Scenic Rim

30 Nov 2023
3 mins read
Binna Burra's Tiny Wild Houses

The tiny house phenomenon is sweeping the globe, and the Scenic Rim is no exception

Your proof that good things come in small packages can be found within the Scenic Rim, just an hour’s drive from both Brisbane and the Gold Coast in Queensland.

Whether your idea of the perfect tiny house is surrounded by ancient mountains and dense rainforest, a patchwork of primary producing paddocks, or an endless sky of stars, read on to discover tiny houses that are small in size, but huge in guest experience.

Tiny House Baya at Ketchups Bank Glamping, Scenic Rim, Queensland

Baya Tiny House Eco-retreat

The very first tiny house to be built in the Scenic Rim, Baya at Ketchups Bank Glamping is a luxe eco-retreat, which means once you stay there for one night, you’ll want to relocate forever.

The plush queen bed in a loft gives you a front row view to shooting stars and the extraordinary skies the region is so famous for.

There’s a stylish kitchen (with gas stove and full-sized fridge) and a bathroom with rainfall shower, all lovingly appointed.

For your meals, you can have a Scenic Rim Farm Box delivered to your door, bursting with local produce to prepare in your tiny house. And, the Ketchup Bank Glamping team can provide a host of itineraries, from wine and brewery tours to farm gate trips, food tastings and cooking classes.

Quick Fact: Baya means ‘to come into view’ in the language of the Yugambeh people, the traditional custodians of the region.

Binna Burra Tiny Wild House, Scenic Rim, Queensland

Binna Burra's Tiny Wild Houses

The name says it all – welcome to Tiny Wild Houses atop the Bellbird cliffs at the famous Lamington National Park.

So yes, your outlook is spectacular, aided by an impressive ceiling-to-floor window with unrivalled views of the Ship Stern Range and Woonoongoora, the traditional owner name for the national park.

There’s a cosy queen bed, a two-seater couch, reverse cycle air-conditioning, an outdoor teak dining table, fully equipped kitchenette and a separate bathroom. Plus it’s well-appointed, including botanical toiletries, books, games and free Wi-Fi access.

Binna Burra Tea House is just a three minute drive away, or a fantastic 25 minute walk, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and Groom’s Cottage Bushwalker’s Bar has drinks, light meals, and nibbles or you can order meals and locally sourced produce or cheeseboards if you can’t bear to leave your Tiny Wild House.

Moogie Pod Tiny House at Lake Moogerah, Scenic Rim, Queensland

Moogie Pod at Lake Moogerah

The gorgeously named Moogie Pod is a tiny house custom-built from a deluxe container offering magnificent views to Lake Moogerah and a night sky that’s an endless carpet of stars.

Perfect for couples, Moogie Pod is a with its contemporary studio room, with an ensuite, a queen bed and bathroom with Botanical toiletries.

The whole front of the pod is a window, meaning the view is your constant canvas, plus there’s a deck, firepit, BBQ and private bush garden. It’s also powered by solar energy and nods to the environment, so you can sleep soundly knowing you’re treading lightly on the environment around you.

Moogie Pod is the final in the ‘Moogie’ trilogy, with bigger sisters, Moogie House and Moogie Glamp a good distance away, all at home on 19 acres of koala-protected habitat with an abundance of wildlife.

For meals, order a Scenic Rim breakfast hamper direct with your hosts or a Scenic Rim Farm Box full of locally sourced produce.

Looking for more great stays within the Scenic Rim?

The Scenic Rim is bursting with cottages, farm stays, camping and glamping, and luxury retreats and lodges to help you recharge and reconnect.  Click here to book your stay.