Did you know, that with the right permissions in place, you can create an extra income stream from a garden room? This family replaced their garage with a self-contained annexe by Miniature Manors and are letting it via Airbnb.
This archive of articles looks at granny annexe buildings by a selection of different companies. Each of these buildings has been deen designed to comply with the relevant Building Regulation and Planning rules and will be comfortable to live in all year round.
Grand Designs Live is on the horizon. It is a great show for exploring garden rooms. One company to check out is Cre8a Pods who will be exhibiting a one bedroom annexe complete with kitchen and bathroom.
This stylish garden room has been designed as a sewing room. Swift Garden Rooms worked closely with their client to create a spacious building that offers plenty of space for a sewing table, cutting table and storage. Windows on three elevations means the room will have good natural light for working. With LED downlights recessed into the ceiling allowing work continue into the evening.
Garden rooms are not just for domestic settings; they can also be the perfect way to free up space in a commercial setting. A fine example is this staff room and communal space that has been built in the grounds of a residential home in Cornwall.
Off-site construction can ensure a high specification building both inside and out. Building With Frames has recently completed 10 self-contained holiday pods with luxury interiors.
The QCB Garden Annexe goes on sale on 1 July with a lunch price of £24,995. The self-contained annexe features a modern kitchen, shower room and living/sleeping area. Also, the annexe has a good resale value should your situation change.
If you are looking to create a spacious double bedroom in your garden, for guests or family you should definitely check out the Zedbox 535 model, which is full of features and options.
Building With Frames has recently completed a series of holiday pods in Cornwall. Each pod was completed off-site to Building Regulation standards, transported to the site and craned into position. This process can be completed in a matter of hours and once connected to the mains supplies, the pods will be ready to let.
Booths Garden Studios have developed an exciting new granny annexe that can be built without planning permission. The Booths team aim to install the building and undertake the necessary groundworks in just two days. As the QCB is a temporary building, it can be removed from your garden in just a day.
We often talk about granny annexes in the garden, but they are equally appropriate for younger relatives looking for independence. At £1500 per sqm, this 8m x 5m self-contained annexe was a third of the cost of buying a similar size flat.