Central Coast granny flat with garage increases return on investment

This Gwandalan granny flat is a custom L shaped design. It features 2 bedrooms, an oversize single garage, a tiled kitchen floor with modern appliances, covered patio area off the kitchen door [...]

Central Coast two storey granny flat

We recently finished our blog series about the process of building a two storey granny flat which we built on the Central Coast. We have created one final blog to recap the series and provide all [...]

Building a two storey granny flat: complete/final Inspection

At Backyard Grannys we have a high standard when it comes to building our granny flats. This means that not only are we working to meet deadlines that suit our clients, we also want to ensure [...]

Building a two storey granny flat: internal linings and fit off

In the past few weeks we have been explaining the Backyard Grannys construction process, using a recently completed granny flat as an example. This blog is the 5th in a series of 6 blogs with us [...]

Building a two storey granny flat: lock up phase

Building a two storey granny flat is a step-by-step process, and in this blog series we are walking you through each phase, using a recent project as our granny flat case study. In previous blogs [...]

Seamless indoor-outdoor living for designer Central Coast granny flat

We love this designer Central Coast granny flat we recently built. This innovative design was created to make the most of the timber deck that leads off the open plan living room, with a large [...]

Building a two-storey granny flat: constructing the slab and frame

This blog is the third in a series of six, following the process of building a two storey granny flat. You can read the first and second blogs to catch up on the initial stages we discussed. The [...]

Building a two storey granny flat: Site Preparation

This is the 2nd blog in a series of 6 about the process of building a two storey granny flat. In Australia, there’s been an increase in homeowners and investors building granny flats within their [...]

Build a two storey granny flat: The process from start to finish

Backyard Grannys are passionate about creating high quality, affordable granny flats in Newcastle, the Central Coast and Sydney. Our granny flats are designed to cater for a wide range of client [...]

Backyard Grannys bring home another granny flat award

When we recently attended the prestigious 2017 HIA-CSR Hunter Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards we were blown away by the high calibre of the finalists – so you can imagine our delight [...]

Central Coast granny flat part of a street trend

We’ve noticed a trend lately, where we are being asked to build granny flats for the second time in a street. We can only assume that neighbours talk, and good news spreads! This Central Coast [...]

Central Coast small house the perfect fit!

Leveraging off our expertise in granny flats, this client came to us with their brief to build a new small home, on their Central Coast property. At 90m2 in total internal floor area, the design [...]

Sydney property investor commissions Central Coast granny flat

Our Sydney-based clients were looking for a way to improve the return on investment for their Lisarow property, and decided to build a Central Coast granny flat. This is the Allambie design, and [...]

Central Coast granny flat with lake views

This Central Coast granny flat certainly makes the most of its location, designed with a long deck across the front to make the most of the lake views. The East Gosford granny flat design has two [...]

How to choose your granny flat cladding

One of the major decisions you make once you’ve embarked on your granny flat project is which cladding to choose. There is a wide range of options, with features and benefits for each. First we [...]

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