You may have noticed that the prices of granny flats can range quite erratically. So, can you build a granny flat for under $50,000?
Yes, you can. For under $50,000 you can get a 1-bedroom granny flat with all electrical wiring and fittings, and the plumbing fitted on-site. Or you can save even more money and purchase a flatpack granny flat and choose to erect it yourself.
All of these granny flats are high quality, and many can still be modified to a design of your choice.
Read on to find out just what the benefits of purchasing a granny flat for under $50 000 are today.
the main catch is, it will be difficult to find a 2 bedroom at this price point and be mindful of the installation costs and added council costs you might be up for.
Based in – Queensland, Australia. Delivery available – within Queensland only
At 37 square metres, this granny flat known as “The Keppel” can be delivered with Australian standard electrical wiring and fitting (lights, power points, power board and safety switch), and with the plumbing including sanitary fittings installed on-site, all for the price of $39,990.
The Keppel includes;
1 Bedroom – 1 spacious 5.2m bedroom.
1 Bathroom – The bathroom has a 900m x 900m shower cubicle, a toilet, handrails, towel rails, a vanity unit with flick mixer tap and mirrored shaving cabinet.
Open plan living room – The open plan living room helps make the granny flat feel very spacious.
Kitchen – The kitchen consists of a 3.8m hand-made polished stone bench top, soft closing glass cabinet doors and drawers, quality fixtures and a double stainless-steel sink and flick mixer tap.
Flooring – The home has quality vinyl flooring.
Windows – The double-glazed aluminium windows with flyscreens help keep the granny flat warm in winter and cool in summer.
Extras – The insulated roof and wall panels also help keep the home warm in winter and cool in summer.
It also comes with Photoelectric hard-wired smoke detectors, as per Australian standards.
Other benefits of the Pop Up Homes include;
Quick installation – Once delivered, your Pop Up Home is opened up in 2 hours, and in only 5 days ready for you to move into.
Transportability – A Pop Up home such as The Keppel is transportable, if you decide to move in the future.
Contact Pop Up Homes for more information on The Keppel here or by calling 1300 121 556.
However, if you need assistance with installation, Superior Portable Cabins also have a network of professional installers all over Australia who will erect your granny flat as well as arrange the plumbing, electrical and everything else in between.
This granny flat is $36,970 + GST.
It comes with;
1 x Bedroom
1 x Bathroom – With a generous sized shower, toilet, vanity unit and 1 x 600mm x 600mm window.
2 x lights
4 x power points
This granny flat is also $36,970 + GST.
1 x Bedroom
1 x Bathroom – The bathroom has a generous sized shower, a toilet, a vanity unit and 1 x 600mm x 600mm window.
2 x lights
4 x power points
This 1 bedroom, 1-bathroom granny flat is $36,120 + GST.
1 x Bedroom
1 x Bathroom – The bathroom consists of a generous sized shower, a toilet, a vanity unit and 1 x 600mm x 600mm window.
2 x lights
5 x power points
All Superior Portable Cabin flatpack granny flats also include:
Windows – 1 x 1200mm x 1200mm sliding window, this one in the living area.
Flooring – Strong 19mm floors that you can leave natural or cover with vinyl or carpet, and basic laminated floorboards.
1 x 1800mm x 2100mm glass sliding door.
A quality kitchenette and dining area.
Extras – A split system air conditioner, interior gyprock and wall insulation. These will help keep the home cool in summer and warm in winter.
Further benefits of the Superior Portable Cabin Homes include that all of the designs of the g
More sliding doors
Additional power points and wiring
More cupboards, in the bedroom, kitchenette or other storage areas
Reverse cycle air-conditioning
Exhaust fans in the kitchen and bathroom
Superior security screens and doors
Conveniences for the elderly or the disabled, such as wheelchair ramps and handrails
Other benefits of the Superior Portable Cabins include;
Portability – The high-grade steel welded frame makes these granny flats truly transportable, if you move around there is no risk of the building twisting and warping.
For more information on their range of granny flats under $50 000, contact Superior Portable Cabins here or call them on 0427 512 693.
Based in – Victoria. Delivery available – Australia wide
With these granny flats, known as “flatpack homes” everything you need to build it will be delivered to your site.
To save money, once again you can construct it yourself as an “owner-builder” – just see our blog “Can You Build Your Own Granny Flat?”, and follow the instructions in the site installation manual you will receive in the kit.
Flatpack is a term used to describe how a structure can be packaged, making it both easier to store and to reduce transport costs.
They come in a kit, made of prefabricated parts
The advantages of flatpack homes include;
They are easy to transport. i-build will arrange delivery for you, which will cost approximately $750/100kms from your capital city to your location
They are easy to assemble, so can be constructed quickly, saving time.
You can assemble it yourself, saving money.
This granny flat, known as the “Oakdale”, is a total of 25 square metres and is $24, 857 + GST.
Open plan living area = 20 square metres
Wide verandah = 5 square metres
The flatpack granny flat called the “Kingaroy” is a total of 52 square metres and is $30 963 + GST.
The standout feature of the Kingaroy is its combined bedroom and living area.
It also features:
Living area = 39 square metres
Verandah = 13 square metres, which extends along its’ entire front
Granny flats can be delivered, erected with Australian standard electrical wiring and fitting and the plumbing including sanitary fittings installed on-site, all for under $50 000, if you live in the area of Australia in which these companies are based.
If not, you still have an option to build a granny flat for under $50 000, or perhaps even less, with flat packs becoming a common option.
Flatpack, after all, is a term used to describe how a structure is packaged, making it both easier to store and to lower the cost of transport.
Granny flats in flatpacks come in a kit made of prefabricated parts, that are easier to transport, and easy to assemble.
They can be assembled in less time than a traditional granny flat, and you can choose to do it yourself as an “owner-builder”, saving money.
Many companies are choosing to make flatpacks of the highest quality and with designs that can be modified in almost any way you like.
They can also be delivered Australia wide for a low price, so they are an option worth considering as their site installation manuals are easy to read, making them easy to erect.