Granny Flats With a Loft – Including 7 Beautiful Examples
There are so many different designs for a granny flat, including those with higher roof lines, so what is the best way to build a granny flat with a loft?
A granny flat with a loft requires you to integrate great design practices, with significantly more structural and foundational work with the advice of an engineer.
But they will offer more room, great views and various uses for different sized granny flats.
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Today I will show you 7 examples of granny flats with lofts. And I will cover the structural requirements to build a granny flat with a loft.
Plus the height restrictions you must be aware of.
Finally… I’ll cover costs (percentage wise) to build a usable loft.
A usable loft will work; depending on councils floor space & height restrictions
I will discuss the best way to design a loft. I will talk about whether you can live in a loft if the ceiling is not high enough. Finally, I will discuss what you can do with the “wasted” space a slanted roof provides.
7 Examples of Granny Flats with a Loft
NOTE: click on the links to see the 7 examples gathered.
For a twist on the traditional granny flat / loft, you can consider doing a conversion over your garage. A garage loft granny flat is a great way of adding fully self-contained secondary dwelling above an existing double garage.
You may be able to legally convert an ‘above garage loft’ into your granny flat
Generally speaking, they will have their own bathroom and kitchen, so you maintain your privacy in your primary home. What makes this design particularly great is that access is via a side set of stairs, so there is little impact on the existing ground floor.
Also, if you have the land, but do not have a garage, Barefoot Renovations will build both the garage and loft together for you.
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