Backyard Grannys Granny Flat Design & Approval Guide

Planning to build a granny flat? Here’s what you need to know You’ve taken the first step and decided to build a granny flat, but is your property actually suitable for the construction? There is [...]

7 things to know when building a granny flat

The addition of a granny flat is a smart way to increase the value of your property – by boosting the amount of liveable space. Whether it is to be a granny flat to accommodate downsizing [...]

7 reasons why granny flats make the ideal home for seniors

As our loved ones begin to age, discussion inevitably turns to their accommodation needs and deciding on the best environment in which they will feel comfortable, happy, safe and supported. For [...]

Is my backyard suitable for a granny flat?

This is one of the first questions Backyard Grannys is asked when fielding new enquiries from potential builders: will a designer granny flat fit in my yard? The second question is usually about [...]

Backyard Grannys on an award-winning granny flat streak

This year Backyard Grannys is honoured to be recognised by two different Australian home building industry groups for our granny flats. In August, the team received the Granny Flat of the Year [...]

Hunter Headline features Backyard Grannys

2017 has been a big year for the Backyard Grannys team and one of the things we are very proud of is the recognition of our industry peers at the MBA and HIA. There were two granny flat industry [...]

Granny Flat builder features in Newcastle Herald HIA Award coverage

We loved the coverage of Backyard Grannys in the Newcastle Herald HIA Awards feature – with the article stating we are setting the benchmark in affordable homes! As Backyard Grannys Director, [...]

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 [...]

The Yarra 3 Bedroom Granny Flat Design

Whether you’re a property investor looking for modern accommodation to rent out or a growing family looking for a bigger space in your existing neighbourhood, the Yarra granny flat design [...]

The Bardo Design Granny Flat

From home offices to private studios and teenage retreats, granny flats are no longer just for elderly parents. With its varied purposes, a granny flat not only increases your property’s value [...]

7 TIPS FOR MAKING GRANNY FLATS MORE SPACIOUS

Decorating your granny flat does not mean you need to compromise on the feeling of space or luxury. There are many ways to keep your space looking modern and bright and we would love to share [...]

Newcastle Herald MBA Excellence in Building awards feature

We’ve received yet more local media coverage in the Newcastle Herald, this time because of our win for the MBA Excellence in Building award for Granny flats. As Backyard Grannys Director, Alex [...]