What is an accessory dwelling unit?

Our Product

We teamed up with world-renowned architects to create beautiful spaces with enough custom design elements to make them your own. From our signature roof-line, to the simple white, wood, and black color palette, we’re grounding Scandinavian inspiration in American backyards.

Our Backyard Homes

Choose the Abodu to fit your space, and lifestyle.


The Abodu to fit the tightest backyards. With Abodu Studio, you get full-sized living, kitchen, bath, and cathedral ceilings – compacted to a footprint of just 12′ x 28′, or 340 square feet.


Our flagship no-compromise, one-bedroom backyard living space. You get full-sized living, kitchen, bedroom and bath, plus cathedral ceilings – with a footprint of just 500 square feet.


Maximize your rental income, host family, or move in yourself. You get all the features of an Abodu One, plus an extra bedroom (or is it an office or gym?) – with a footprint of just 610 square feet.

Our Product Promise

No-compromise living.

Our-space-optimized designs mean no living out of a mini-fridge or bunk bed.

Standardized but customizable.

Enough custom features, colors, and finishes to make it your own.

Quality natural and industrial materials.

We use wood and other premium materials to create a distinct, comfortable experience.

Timeless aesthetic.

We’re bringing Scandinavian simplicity, functionality, and minimalism home to American backyards.


Standard External Features:

  • Modern glass entry door.
  • High-efficiency, dual-pane windows, from Marvin.
  • Fiber-cement siding, from James Hardie.


  • Fully waterproof engineered hardwood.
  • High-efficiency LED lighting.
  • Mini-split AC and heating system.
  • Smart thermostat.
  • Solid core, extra-tall doors.


  • White quartz countertops.
  • Premium cabinetry, with soft-close hinges.
  • Stainless-steel, electric appliances, from Beko.
  • Premium fixtures and faucets.


  • Tiled shower walls.
  • Wall-mounted vanity.
  • Premium fixtures and faucets.
  • Mirrored medicine cabinet.


  • Dedicated zone for heating/cooling in the bedroom.
  • Built-in closets.


Designed to fit your space. Customizable to fit your lifestyle.


  • Pre-installed solar panels, connection-ready.

External upgrade options:

  • Standing-seam metal roof.
  • Naturally-stained cedar siding.
  • Premium, 3 panel folding door, from La Cantina.

Internal upgrade options:

  • Living room window bench with storage.
  • Additional kitchen cabinetry for increased storage.
  • Kitchen appliances, from Fisher & Paykel.
  • Kitchen appliances, from Sub-Zero and Wolf.
  • Washer/Dryer combo unit, from Blomberg.
  • Glass shower door.

Award-winning architects

Designed in partnership with our friends at Koto.

Americans are mostly famous for creating big things. So we enlisted the help of Koto, a UK-based design studio with roots in Scandinavian architecture. And smaller spaces. Together, we’re proud of the well-designed living spaces that Abodu provides.

And, we'll make it easy.

With concierge-level service from blueprint to delivery, you get a familiar face walking you through every step.

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