Annexe Spaces is a well-established name in the self-contained living annexe market. Over the last 15 years, they have helped hundreds of families create a new home in their garden. The Annexe Spaces team have recently launched a new website that offers more insight than ever into the process of buying an annexe and the options you have to personalise the design.
If you explore the Gallery section of the Annexe Spaces website, you will see that no two buildings are the same. This is because the Annexe Spaces design team will work with you to create the building size and layout that works for your garden and accommodation requirements.
Annexe Spaces offer an extensive palette of exterior finishes, so you can create a building that ties in aesthetically with the main house or is a contemporary contrast.
Unlike many other companies, Annexe Spaces offer both pitched roof and flat-roofed living annexe designs. Explore the gallery to see examples of both roofline styles.
The Detail section of the site allows you to drill down into the options you have for each element of the building, inside and out. This section shows you the options you have for the kitchen and bathroom.
Gaining approval for your annexe
As we mentioned, Annexe Spaces are one of the most experienced names in the living annexe market. Part of the turnkey service they offer their clients includes helping you gain the necessary approvals for your building.
Annexe Spaces offer a dual approach to gaining approval for the building. They can apply for both full Planning Permission and a Lawful Development Certificate under the Caravan Act. The Annexe Spaces team explain this dual approach in detail here.
When it comes to Building Control, Annexe Spaces work with an external corporate-approved Building Control specialist and specialist engineers to create a design that meets all current building regulations and, in many cases, surpasses them. Again you can read more about Annexe Spaces Building Control process here.
Garden annexe price guide
With any large project, it is a good idea to get an idea of the price early on. Annexe Spaces have made this easy by giving you guide prices for different sized annexes and at different specification levels.
Check out the Pricing section of the site, and select a size for more detail. The Annexe 20 option shows you a price guide for a 20sqm footprint, while the Annexe 50 option offers a guide price for a building with a 50 sqm footprint.
The process of buying a living annexe
Buying a self-contained living annexe is a series of steps, and the new Annexe Spaces website lays out each of these steps in detail in its Process section. This must-read guide walks you through each step from initial contact via the compliance stage through to the on-site build stage.