5 common myths about granny flats

In recent years the popularity of granny flats has increased in Newcastle and the Central Coast, stemming from strong housing price growth and the need for affordable housing. Whether you are [...]

Backyard Grannys featured in Domain.com.au

A few weeks ago, we were approached by Domain.com.au to contribute to an article they were writing about granny flats! This is an exciting opportunity for us to provide our knowledge and we are [...]

Slab vs Bearers and Joists – which is better for a granny flat?

When it comes to building your Newcastle granny flat one of the earliest decisions you will make is will the foundation be a concrete slab or bearers and joists? We have written this blog to [...]

Managing Director, Alex Mitchell, featured in Newcastle Herald interview

It is no secret that Backyard Grannys have been leading the way in granny flats in the Newcastle and Central Coast regions over the past seven (7) years. This business feature article focuses on [...]

Silverdale granny flat design sets benchmark for new designs

Backyard Grannys Managing Director, Alex Mitchell, puts granny flats in a new light with their newest trend revealed; designer granny flats. Since the business began over 7 years ago granny flats [...]

Newington granny flat design maximises open plan living

Backyard Grannys newest designer granny flat, The Newington, was designed with long and narrow backyards in mind. This granny flat design features a skillion roof with raked ceilings and [...]

Newcastle granny flat built for beachside holiday home

When we build a granny flat, it is our mission to help our clients achieve their goals. With recent clients Tom and Linda, from Sydney, it was no different! Tom & Linda chose one of our most [...]

Backyard Grannys End of Year Recap!

We’ve continued to have great success in 2018, and the ongoing growth and success of our company could not be achieved without the support of our loyal clients and the hardworking Backyard [...]

Backyard Grannys featured on TV during Big Bash League

This week kicks off our Big Bash League TV advertising campaign which is live across December, January and February! If you are a cricket fan you will frequently see us on channels Prime & [...]

Fairlight granny flat design offers indoor/outdoor living at its best

The hugely popular Fairlight design is a stunning example of how Backyard Grannys incorporates the latest trends in home design with the relaxed lifestyle that is becoming the Hunter’s signature [...]

The Seaforth – a new trend in designer granny flats

Our newest one-bedroom granny flat design, The Seaforth, is full of style! Designed with a high level of architectural sophistication and elegance, the use of timber panelling sets this granny [...]

Backyard Grannys supports local charity Got Your Back Sista

We were recently approached by our good friends at the Marketing GP to take part in a charity fundraiser, the Property Solutions 101 Flatpack Challenge. The event is being held to raise money and [...]

Award winning granny flat features in Newcastle Herald

We were thrilled to open the paper recently and see our Silverdale designer granny flat featured as Home of the Week in the Newcastle Herald Home & Garden Section. The article showcased our [...]