Granny Annexes & Garden Bedrooms
Looking for a granny annexe/micro home? Well, we have curated this page of granny annexe articles just for you. These buildings are designed for year-round habitation and have all mod cons including kitchens & bathrooms
Granny annexe installed in two days
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.
Garden annexe gives a son his independence
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.
Linked accommodation for disabled relative
Building With Frames has created this 7.5m x 4m annexe with wet room, for a client who wanted to create a light and airy living space for a disabled relative. The annexe connects to the main house via a glazed linkway.
Cedar holiday lodges achieve 60-70% occupancy
The Hideout House Co. created four cedar lodges which are being used as holiday lets. Since they launched in January the lodges are achieving occupancy rates of 60-70%. Two of the lodges sleep 2 and the other two sleep 4.
Off-site constructed micro lodges
Exciting news from Building With Frames, they have been commissioned to build ten high-spec micro lodges to add to the luxury accommodation at a holiday park in Cornwall. Each lodge will be constructed off-site and craned into position.
14.5m garden room that spans the width of the garden
This is an interesting project by Swift Garden Rooms which proves how a garden room can morph into different uses. At 14.5 meters wide it is also one of the widest garden rooms we’ve featured.
7m x 5m Contemporary garden annexe
This one bedroom annexe with ensuite shower room has a spacious main living room that includes a well-equipped kitchen. The turnkey project cost less than £1,500 per sqm.
Rent a granny annexe building
Looking to rent a self-contained granny annexe building for an elderly or disabled relative? Well, you’ll want to check out the Smart Care Pod range by Bauhu which is available in three sizes: 20sqm, 30sqm and 40sqm.
8.15m x 5m garden living annexe
Monique wanted to create a home in her garden so that her father could live independently but with support and company when he wants it. Swift created a one bedroom annexe with wetroom and spacious living room for him.
Compact en-suite garden bedroom
A striking rendered garden building by Annexe Spaces which has created a garden bedroom with en-suite facilities.
Spacious home in the garden works well for everyone
A look around a self-contained garden annexe by Executive Garden Rooms that we first explored two and a half years ago.
Granny annexe tour by Booths Garden Studios
Booths Garden Studios build modern, self-contained granny annexe buildings. They have created a series of videos showing you different aspects of their annexes, such as the kitchen & shower room.
New display building shows how a garden room can be made into a home
Warwick Buildings have added a new display building to their Warwickshire show site. The display building has been fully furnished and clearly shows how a garden room can become a home.
Granny annexe examples in the Daily Mail
We spotted an interesting look at two ladies experience of living in a custom built granny annexe in their families garden, on the Daily Mail Online.
Self contained garden annexe
A one bedroom self-contained garden annexe by Executive Garden Rooms. The annexe features well-specified kitchen & shower room was built as a turnkey project.
Spacious garden bungalow
Green Studios have created this spacious garden bungalow that sits on a footprint of 6m x 6m and features an open plan living space, single bedroom and shower room
Bespoke living annexe transforms life
Swift Garden Rooms tell us about the positive impact one of their granny annexe buildings is having on a families life.
One person granny annexe
Granny annexes don’t have to be big buildings to create a functional new home. This example sits on a modest footprint of 6m x 4m and has created the perfect one person home.
The Lady in the Lodge
Looking to build a self-contained lodge in your garden for a relative to live in? Well, listen to this clip from BBC Women’s Hour about one lady’s experience of living in a garden annexe.
Highly insulated granny annexe
Highly insulated granny annexe building that comprises of a double bedroom, ensuite shower room, kitchen and main living room on a 10m x 5m footprint.
Granny annexe by Miniature Manors
Granny annexes / micro homes in the garden have been one of the big trends in the garden room industry this year. Miniature Manors have recently completed this L-shaped example.
Garden annexe for elderly parents
Executive Garden Rooms recently completed this 12 meter x 5 meter garden annexe for clients in Camberley who wanted to create a home at the end of the garden for their elderly parents. The customer wanted to create a home for their parents that allowed them to live independently while having family support on hand when they need it
A compact granny annexe can fit in the smallest garden
This 18 ft x 12ft granny annexe by Booths Garden Studios shows how with some thought and clever design a fully functional home can be created in the smallest of gardens.
5m x 4m Garden annexe by Green Studios
Green Studios were approached by their clients to create a garden annexe which could be both an every day extension to their home and self contained guest accommodation.
7m x 5m Granny Annexe
More and more families are realising that an annexe in the garden is a great way to support older relatives, yet maintain their valuable independence. A granny annexe / micro home can be a practical, yet stylish solution
Moving in with your parents, you need a garden annexe
A recent report by Aviva shows that the number of people moving back in with their parents is growing. A great solution here is a garden annexe allowing you to live together, yet separately. They are a quick and cost effective solution.
Garden studio and living space by Green Studios
Green Studios recently worked with renowned children’s book author Cathy Brett to design her a garden studio and living space.
Compact Granny Annexe
Executive Garden Rooms are building up quite a portfolio of granny annexe buildings. This recent build is one of the smaller ones they have designed, sitting on a footprint of just 21.5 square meters.
Bespoke Granny Annexe
Granny Annexe share with us details of a recent bespoke granny annexe build they recently undertook.
QB3 Micro Home
We have seen a lot of micro home designs, but the QB3 is different in how it makes use of its small footprint – do watch the video, there are moving walls!
Garden Micro Home
SIPS Garden Rooms have sent through some images of a micro home that they have built in their clients garden. These photos show that with some thought you can create a modern, light and airy living space at the end of your garden.
Dad pad by Booths Garden Studios
Booths Garden Studios have recently completed a Dad Pad, the owners affectionate name for their granny annexe building.
Garden Living Annexe
Garden living annexes also known as granny annexes and garden lodges are a popular topic on this site. We are therefore pleased to be able to share with you this article written by the Swift team who can design a living annexe specifically for your needs.
Micro lodge in the garden
Building With Boxes have recently built this one bedroom lodge with open plan living space, kitchen & shower room.
L-shaped garden room
Booths Garden Studios have recently completed this L-shaped garden room building. The modular building system that Booths use makes it easy for them to create different shaped buildings like this one.
Executive Garden Rooms have recently completed a spacious granny annexe. They handled all the rule compliance for their customers making it a stress free process
Flexible spaces: A garden granny annexe or a first home alternative
Garden Spaces explain how flexible living spaces can be created in the garden for use as granny annexes or as a first home solution for younger relatives.
Granny Annexe by SIPS Garden Rooms
More and more readers of this guide are looking for information on granny annexes. This recent build by SIPS Garden Rooms is a fine example of a granny annexe in the garden.
Independent living thanks to a granny annexe
Garden room designer Alex Booth has built a granny annexe in his own garden. This video takes a look around and discusses what its like to live in a granny annexe.
3 Bedroom Timber Lodges
Building With Boxes have creates these 3 bedroom lodges using the structural insulated panels building system, creating 90sqm of living space.
Garden room designer creates a granny annexe in his own garden
What does a garden room designer do when an elderly relative needs a new home – well they design them a granny annexe of course!
One Bedroom Granny Annexe in the Garden
A great example of a high quality one bedroom granny annexe building in the garden by SIPS Garden Rooms
Extensions, granny annexes and garden rooms
These images of recent commissions show the versatility of the SIPS Garden Rooms design and building system, with projects ranging from a house extension, to a granny annexe and a number of garden rooms.
A home in the garden
Homelodge are known within the industry for their garden rooms that can be used as self contained living annexes, maybe for guests or elderly relatives, and these photos show how substantial the buildings are and what versatile living spaces can be created – they really are homes in the garden!
Creating a granny annexe in the garden
We realize that more and more people are searching this site for information on granny annexes, and we thought we would share with you the useful videos that Booths Garden Studios have made about their granny annexe buildings.
Homelodge Garden Annexes
Homelodge are one of the longest established garden room companies, they particularly have a reputation for building quality garden living annexes, for use as granny annexes, guest accommodation etc.
Garden Room Annexe by Executive Garden Rooms
Executive Garden Rooms have recently completed this self contained granny annexe, with living space, shower room and kitchen, at £45,000 its a great option for elderly relatives.
Choosing the right bed for your room- guest room
Many people buy garden rooms for use as guest rooms, what are your options when it comes to a bed for it? This guest post explains.
ecoPERCH a new concept in self contained accommodation
Blue Forest have just launched the ecoPERCH, a 4 bed self contained accommodation unit, built to a high spec it offers a great business opportunity!