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Can You Build a Granny Flat on a Duplex?

If you have a duplex, you may wonder – can you build a granny flat on a duplex?   Unfortunately no. Both duplexes and granny flats are considered by the Council to be dual occupancy....

Design

How to Soundproof a Granny Flat – The Ultimate Guide

Soundproofing is often overlooked when designing and building your granny flat, but it is highly important to consider. So, how can you best soundproof your granny flat?    Soundproofing begins with your design, by...

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Granny Flat Floor Plans – The Ultimate Guide + Examples

An important part of building a granny flat is getting floor plans drawn. So, what do granny flat floor plans show?   A floor plan is a two-dimensional plan, drawn to scale, of the...

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Design

Narrow Granny Flat Designs – 10 Designs to Inspire You

Some blocks of land are challenging to build a granny flat on, particularly a narrow block. So, can a narrow granny flat fit everything you need to live?   Absolutely, yes. A narrow granny...

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Granny Flats - General

Sheds & Granny Flats – Do You Need to Involve Council?

Potentially, you have a shed on your property that you’re not using. So, can you build a combined shed with a granny flat?    Definitely, yes. Just like a carport or garage, a shed...

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Design

Ikea Granny Flats – How to Shop There & Save Money

Something people often wonder is – does Ikea build flat pack granny flats?     Quick answer – No. But you can still buy several essential items for your granny flat from Ikea, fitting out...

Construction

A Bunnings Granny Flat – How to Build One & Save Money

A question asked by many people is, do Bunnings have flat packed granny flats?     The answer is no. However, Bunnings can build a lot more than you think, as they sell the parts you...

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Design

Tiny Granny Flat Designs – The Inspiration You Have Been Looking For

If you are building a granny flat and are working with a small footprint – what are your tiny granny flat design options?         There are layout and design ideas for the small dwellings,...

Design

14 Popular 2 – Bedroom Granny Flat Designs – With All You Need

2-bedroom granny flats are a popular design. So, how big is a 2-bedroom granny flat?   A typical 2-bedroom granny flat is 60sqm. However outside of NSW there are options to build an even...

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16 One Bedroom Granny Flat Designs You Will Love

If you’re limited for space on your property, you may be thinking about building a smaller granny flat. So, how big is a 1-bedroom granny flat?   The standard size for a 1-bedroom granny...