Canungra Steel Frame Cliffside Cottage

Project Witheren

This fully off grid, steel frame kit home has been built high in hills of the Gold Coast Hinterland in Witheren near Canungra and boasts eco-friendly solar panels, battery storage and a generator. Elevated approximately 600-meters above sea level, the 100-acre family property appropriately named “Up Top” showcases epic 360-degree views to Brisbane City and the Gold Coast skyline. After living in an onsite caravan for almost two years, Hobbs client’s Duncan and Kathy were ecstatic with the completion of their new (153m2) four-bedroom high-set home perched unobtrusively onsite the sloping landscape. Set amongst rugged bush terrain and subsequently rated BAL 29, the steel frame home is accessed via an incredibly steep communal gravel and dirt driveway with multiple hairpin turns (estimated at 40 degrees pitch in some areas). The northerly facing aspect is complimented with full length outdoor entertaining decks (2.4 metres wide) to the front and rear which have a with great relationship to the open plan kitchen, lounge and dining, boasting (almost) floor to ceiling windows in each room to take advantage of the Scenic Rim views. The entire home has a very harmonious relationship to the surrounding environment with our client’s currently undertaking the streetscape appeal in their own time. // Witheren is located near Canungra in the heart of the Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Hinterland. It's 35klm west of the Gold Coast and 90klm to Brisbane city and overlooking the Canungra Creek and Nerang River.

  • Single storey house