Five tiny homes could possibly be coming to Narrogin earlier than the top of the yr with the primary levels of a brand new tourism imaginative and prescient gaining assist from the Shire of Narrogin council.
Sitting on particular person tons on Kilpatrick Road in Nomans Lake, the proposed tiny homes would include services such as bogs, kitchens and air-conditioning.
They are supposed to be minimalistic, low-intensity and low-impact and would sit on current farmland alongside mountain-bike trails.
The tiny homes can be off-grid, with electrical energy coming from photo voltaic panels and batteries.
One of them can be absolutely wheelchair accessible.
The proposal comes from Heyscape Tiny Cabins, a WA firm which already has tiny homes working within the South West.
It goals to mix the peace and quiet of tenting with the comforts of residence.
Heyscape Tiny Cabins’ Tenealle Harper mentioned the challenge would current a novel tourism alternative for Narrogin.
“It offers tourists a chance to experience locations they wouldn’t normally get to access, to really unplug and disconnect from the stresses of modern life,” she mentioned.
At the June council assembly final week, Shire of Narrogin councillors voted to promote the proposal for public comment for 21 days to permit ratepayers to have their say earlier than ultimate approval was thought-about.
An officer report back to councillors mentioned the proposal addressed a part of the Shire’s tourism technique, which inspired catering to area of interest customer pursuits and offering nature-based experiences.
Ms Harper mentioned if there have been no main delays with the approvals course of, Heyscape hoped to have building underneath approach quickly.
“We love working with private landowners…(and) offer additional income streams for them, as we pay them rent for the use of their land for our cabins.
“We’re in an exciting period of growth at the moment, as we look to rebrand and expand to Narrogin to complement our location in Busselton.
“We’re excited to be able to offer a tourism option for Narrogin that will bring a wide demographic of eco-conscious tourists to this amazing location.”
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