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5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

It’s an easy way to add a home office, yoga studio, or guest room to your property

A boxy modern office shed on a platform. Courtesy of Studio Shed

With modern looks and efficient construction, prefab continues to be an alluring option for building a new home. But if you already have a house, adding a backyard structure made from components produced off-site can be an easy and practical way to make the most of your property.

Compact prefab sheds often won’t require a permit to install and their potential uses can go way beyond simple storage or workshop space—think a home office, yoga studio, writing retreat, guest house, music room, and so on.

Below, we’ve rounded up five rad prefab shed lines that you can order from right now. The estimated price ranges do not include costs associated with any permits, shipping, foundation, and installation, unless otherwise noted.

Signature Series by Studio Shed

A shed with overhanging roof and small front porch. Studio Shed

Size: 64 to 240 square feet

Cost: $9,529 to $17,286 (base costs)

Key features: Weatherproof wall panels, tapered roof rafters, double pane windows, fiberglass door, brushed aluminum trim and hardware, one-year warranty, professional installation available.

Modern Kwik Room by Kanga Room Systems

A light blue and orange shed with large deck. Courtesy of Kanga Room Systems

Size: 80 to 196 square feet

Cost: $5,000 to $18,000+ for shell kits, $10,000 to $20,000+ for installed shells, $18,000 to $38,000+ turnkey installations.

Key features: Steel transom windows, stairs to door, lap siding, pine tongue and groove ceiling cover, interior cedar beam; optional upgrades include side deck, bamboo flooring, additional windows.


A dark green and orange shed on a hill. Courtesy of Modern-Shed

Size: 48 to 288 square feet

Cost: Starting around $10,000 for the smallest sheds, much more expensive for larger sheds.

Key features: Fast assembly; available in 8-, 10, or 12-foot depths with customizable lengths; pre-insulated walls and wood paneling; available in many color options and various window sizes.

Essential Eichler Shed by Backyard Eichler

A blue shed with a brown deck and railing. Courtesy of Backyard Eichlers

Size: 120 square feet

Cost: Starting at $27,000 installed

Key features: Eichler slope roof, exposed beam ceiling, sliding door and windows, internal electrical wiring, fully insulated.

The Urban 360 Modern Shed from Sheds Unlimited

A gray and brown shed with lots of windows and a door. Courtesy of Sheds Unlimited

Size: 64 to 336 square feet

Cost: $8,895 to $20,388

Key features: Pre-hung glass doors, two large, insulated picture windows, standing seam metal roof, many color options.