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
Upgraded camping pods
Building With Frames have started work on another exciting project, comprising of five pods which will create an upgraded camping experience. The pods will be connected by a striking curved roof.
Log cabin guest annexe
This 6m x 4m log cabin by Garden Affairs was built to serve as self-contained guest accommodation. Visiting family and friends will be staying in comfort as the space has been divided into a main living space with kitchenette and a bedroom area.
Log cabin living annexe
This 8m x 3.9m log cabin living annexe by Garden Affairs oozes traditional charm. The open plan room offers enough space for a living room with a sofa bed, an office area, kitchen and separate bathroom. The annexe was built within five days.
Replace a garage with a holiday let
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.
Guest bedroom in the garden
Creating an extra bedroom is a popular use for garden rooms. Families are finding that building a bedroom with en-suite facilities in the garden, is a quicker and cost-effective alternative to actually extending the house.
Sewing room in the garden
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.
Outside staff room frees up space
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.
Choose off-site construction for a high-spec finish
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.
Building regulation compliant holiday pods
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.