A new spin on the traditional Newcastle granny flat

A recent Backyard Grannys designer granny flat project in the Newcastle fringe suburb of Adamstown Heights was unlike anything the team had faced before. The owner, Sue, had very specific ideas [...]

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 [...]

6 Top Tips for Living in a Granny Flat

Granny flats are a great option to live in and we have seen many of them built for multiple purposes over the years. They have been built for elderly parents, property investors, pool houses and [...]

Newcastle granny flat receiving return on investment of 22%

We recently completed a job in Birmingham Gardens, a local suburb in Newcastle that is popular for university students. Our client is an investor from Sydney who wanted to maximise the return 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 [...]

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 [...]

Cessnock subdivision reveals the latest in small home trend

Wollombi Road in Cessnock, in the beautiful Hunter Valley, has a new edition in the shape of an architecturally designed small home. The customised design by Backyard Grannys is an 80 square [...]

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 [...]

Small site, big impact for this designer granny flat

This tight site was no hurdle for the Backyard Grannys team to build this designer granny flat. Our clients were inspired after viewing the award winning Central Coast granny flat we completed in [...]

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