How Rent to Own cabins work.
We only build and sell 10m2 sleep out cabins (no kitchen or bathroom)
A Rent to own finance option enables you to use the cabin while you are paying it off. The process is easy. Comfy Cabins can introduce you to a third party, independent, finance company with competitive interest rates. When you have approved the emailed quote and indicate you would like to try our friendly finance company, we will send their loan application form to you to complete and return to us.
When your application is received, you will work directly with the finance company. You will need to comply with the Finance Company’s loan criteria and terms and conditions. The information you provide the Finance Company is confidential. Comfy Cabins doesn’t need to or want to know all your personal details. When working through our nominated Finance Company you often won’t even need a deposit.
If you want to get money from your family, bank or make other finance arrangements we will provide you with a tax invoice for the cabin and deposit, and treat you as a cash purchaser, meaning we will require 50% deposit, a progress payment during the build time and the balance payable prior to delivery.
You may want to get your finance worked out beforehand so you can be a “pre-approved” buyer. After your approval has been granted we will deal directly with the Finance Company during the construction phase of your Comfy Cabin sleep out
When purchasing through our rent to buy cabin option, full cover building insurance for your Comfy Cabin will be required. If you already have insurance, this can be added to your insurance policy, otherwise you will need to arrange specific insurance cover for your new cabin.
Built to order
All our cabins, including the rent to buy cabins, are built to order and finished to your specific, colour and specification within the building systems we use. We have standard designs and specifications, which are the most cost effective, however people area welcome to customize their cabins. Any changes will be reflected in the price. The standard interior finish will be painted ply in a near-white tone, however it can be custom painted to almost any colour. Cabins can be ordered with or without flooring or window coverings and deck. To receive the most accurate quote, complete as many of your preferences as possible in the on-line form. If you would rather, call us for a no obligation phone conversation. Once the specification is agreed we will be able to provide you with the price of your cabin.
Comfy Cabins insures the cabin throughout the manufacture and delivery, right up until we hand the key over to you as the new owner. From when you get the key, if you are using the Rent to Buy option, you will need full cover building insurance for your cabin. If you are a cash purchaser it is entirely up to you whether you choose to insure your new cabin or not.
When you use our “Fill out form here” button you will progressively work through the various options as you complete the quote application form. The more information you can supply the more accurate the quote will be.
With the cabins being 10 square metres, and don’t have water or toilets, in most areas you won’t need a Council Consent, although they may have regulations as to how close to the boundary you are allowed to position the cabin. Generally Councils will allow you to have as many 10m2 buildings as you can fit, so perhaps you may want more than one!
Let us help you with your accomodation requirements. Click the “Fill in Form here” button at the top right of this page
If you want us to talk to you about the options, click the “request a callback” button at the bottom of the page, giving us your details, so we can phone you back.
Credit criteria and approval apply to all Rent-to-own contracts.
Through an independent Finance Company we offer a no fuss Rent to Own finance option on our sleep out cabins.
Simply select the “I want to use the cabin while I pay it off” option on the response form NOW and we’ll show you how.
Buying a Cabin Outright (Cash Buyer) & Customising a Cabin
Cash Buyer or Finance
You can buy your cabin outright as a cash purchase, or pay it off while using it by financing it on a Rent to Own, or Rent to Buy basis. All our 10m2 cabins can be financed this way.
What is a “custom” cabin?
We have a standard specification and building system to maximise the value of our cabins. Any variation from this is referred to as a “Custom Cabin”, as they will be made specifically to your requirements (within our building systems). Our standard exterior cladding is Windsor Grey ColourSteel although we offer other Coloursteel colours or Coloursteel Maxx for marine environments for a small price premium. The ranchsliders and windows are quality powdercoated double glazed aluminium. Our standard is Silver Pearl, but you can choose an alternative powdercoat colour. There are three floor covering options or maybe you would prefer to us to leave it uncovered.
Upgrade or Downgrade options
Our 4.2 x 2.4m (10m2) skid cabins can have the door in the middle of the long side (STANDARD) or on the short wall (END-VIEW). We have two chassis options, which could be a hot dip galvanised chassis OR treated pine, both with skids against the ground. In most cases customers choose to have the deck in front of the ranchslider, however this is also an option. Double glazing is our default and is recommended, however single glazing is available as another custom option. Other options are additional windows, window coverings and installing a Heat Pump.
See the standard layouts by clicking on “Gallery and Floor plans“.
For all our cabins we need to know how close it will be to the power supply, normally this should be within 22m. The cabins are rated at 240v – 16 amps. It is best when a 15amp RV plug is installed ready for the cabin to plug into, however we can also simply connect to a standard power point if that is all that is available. If you have an old house with wire fuses we recommend you purchase the “Adaptor Lead” which limits the draw-off in the cabin to 10amps, so there is absolutely no way to overload your older electrical circuit. (newer houses have addition safety features built in)
Council Permits or Consents
Our 10m2 Sleep out Comfy Cabins comply with the requirement of almost all Councils, so no consents or permits are required. One thing we recommend you check however is whether there are any restrictions to how close the cabin can be positioned to the boundary.
Eco Friendly and Specialist Custom Options
As well as the range of flooring options and window coverings we offer, if you are going “off grid” talk to us about how you intend to do this, as we can manufacture the cabin with a separate 12V lighting system for those opting for a cheaper Solar Power system. With so many alternative 240V systems available you will need to provide your preferred solution yourself and the cabin can simply plug into that power source. We have various toilet options from standard flush toilets with or without a waste pump to Composting and Chemical cassette units. Whilst the cabins are easy to heat with their compact area, high insulation and double glazing, you may want to add a heat pump as well. For marine environments we would recommend paying to upgrade to Coloursteel Maxx cladding and roofing which is manufactured specifically for within 200m of the NZ Coast.
VALUE, not just price
Comfy Cabins cost a little more because you get a lot more as standard. This is true VALUE. We offer double glazing as standard, with a special cross ventilation window next to the ranchslider, provide insulation above the building code in walls, have a sensor exterior light and dimmer on the interior downlights.
Lead times will apply and will be indicated on the quote and then confirmed at the time of order.
Click the “Fill in Form here” button at the top right of this page
If you want us to discuss the options with you click the “request a callback” button below, giving us your details, so we can phone you back.