Swift Unlimited’s clients were looking to downsize. They partnered with Swift Unlimited to craft a custom one-bedroom home in their daughter’s garden. The layout and amenities of the annexe were tailored to the clients’ needs, with the Swift team overseeing the entire project—from the initial design to the delivery of keys for the move-in-ready home.
This archive of articles looks at fully insulated, self-contained garden rooms that can be lived in. Some of these examples are were designed for elderly relatives, others for younger members of the family who are looking to save money on rent.
This 30 sqm garden annexe by Ark Design Build is designed for the whole family to enjoy. The pitched roofline creates a wonderfully light and airy interior. The annexe features a well-equipped kitchen and a shower room, which is customised according to the customer’s choice of tiles and fittings.
A Wiltshire family found a unique solution for their parents’ dementia care needs – a garden living annexe designed by Swift Unlimited. This purpose-built, future-proofed dwelling provides independence for their parents and proximity for family support, striking the ideal balance. Serving as a cost-effective, comfortable alternative to traditional care homes.
Navigating their path towards adulthood, teenagers often crave a personal space for socialising, studying, and unwinding. A garden room caters perfectly to these needs, offering a haven close to but distinct from the family home. Choosing a design compliant with Building Regulations enhances its appeal further, enabling it to double as a sleepover spot.
Executive Garden Rooms designed and built this multifunctional garden room on the site of an old garage. Their client’s vision was a versatile space serving as a home office, family room, and guest accommodation.
Leading bespoke garden annexe design company Swift Unlimited is making headlines as they participate in the charity television show “Challenge Anneka.”
Bespoke L-shaped granny annexe built by Annexe Spaces. Featuring a U-shaped kitchen, a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, and an en-suite shower room. The exterior is clad in durable materials for a sleek, modern finish that is easy to maintain.
Annexe Spaces’ One Stop Shop service makes the entire building process stress-free, handling all aspects of the project from initial design to handing over the keys to the finished home.
This recent project by Executive Garden Rooms is an excellent example of how a garden room can be designed to create a flexible and functional space that caters to the needs of the whole family. The building sits on a footprint of 7.8m x 4.5m, providing ample space for multiple uses. It features a well-specified shower room and a kitchenette, making it an ideal space for guests.
Thinking of building a living annexe in your garden for a relative? You will find two possible routes – Planning Permission or the Caravan Act. This very useful article highlights the differences between the two approaches.
At 85sqm this 2 bed garden home is bigger than many others we’ve seen. Timeless Garden Rooms can tailor their annexes around your requirements, your garden and your budget.
The accommodation has been arranged in an L-shaped layout with two ensuite bedrooms leading of a large multi-function main living space. Each room leads out onto a covered veranda area.