Granny annexes are not just for Grandma any more. Families are finding that downsizing to free up equity in the living years makes good financial sense for them & their family more than ever before.
It’s difficult to find a property in the right location at the right price with a large garden, so most of our annexe customers have an annexe for Mum, Dad (or both) built in the back garden.
It can quickly become one of the most valuable assets a family could ever own in these unpredictable times.
We understand this isn’t for everyone. But if you are one of the exclusive “club” of annexe owners in the UK today and this is something you really want to do, we can help you every step of the way to design & build a “real little home at the bottom of the garden.”
You will always need permission for a granny annexe from your Local Planning Authority of you are going to live in a garden annexe. Whether it’s a Householder Planning Application, A Caravan Act Application or a Dual Application (both together) We’ll Handle This For You. Rest Assured Our Success Rate is Very High.
Our preferred route for planning would be through the Householders Planning application route however this is not always the best or most straight forward route for garden annexes.
An open minded Local Planning Authority will happily allow an annexe in your garden if it is for a family member and it meets certain criteria.
We will advise you on the best option for you as part of our free on site consultation service.
Sometimes it is best to opt for a Caravan Act / Certificate of Lawfulness application for your annexe.
We want you to succeed so we will give you our best advice following our free on site consultation service.
*In some circumstances we will advise that we submit a dual application (both a Householder Planning application and a Caravan Act application) for best results.
Hover over the images below to learn more about how our custom granny annexes are built.
Super Insulated Timber Frame Construction
EDPM on flat roof models
PVCu "A" rated double glazed windows & doors in a choice of colours
Exterior cladding either Cedar (upgraded finish) or low maintenance cement based weatherboard (choice of colours)
Decking & balustrades from our range (choice of colours)
Concrete pad plinth system foundations, ground works & service connections by our specialised teams
Roofing tiles a choice of 3 styles of Britmet lightweight roofing tiles in 3 styles and colour options
Choice of low maintenance cement based cladding (choice of colours) or Cedar (upgraded finish)
All our custom granny annexes are super insulated timber frame buildings
Decking & balustrades from our ranges in a choice of colours
Concrete pad plinth foundations, ground works and mains services by our specialised teams
All our custom build on site annexes are super insulated timber frame buildings that are constructed as a mobile home. This immediately saves you 20% VAT and makes custom annexes like these much more likely to gain planning permission or a Certificate of Lawfulness.
Howdens Fairford shaker style kitchens (choice of 12 colours)
Premium flooring ranges for a luxury finish throughout (choice of colours & styles)
Hockley super matt Howdens kitchens (choice of colours)
Choice of glass hob splashbacks
Choice of luxury fitted wardrobes
Choice of premium flooring in a choice of natural colours
Clerkenwell gloss Howdens kitchens (choice of colours)
Choice of vanity units for your annexe bathroom
Choice of premium floor coverings
Floor standing or wall hung vanity units (choice of colours & styles)
Choice of floor standing or wall hung vanity units
Luxury fitted wardrobes or walk in wardrobes to every annexe model (choice of styles & colours)
Howdens kitchens & worktops in shaker style, gloss or super matt to choose from
Choice of Howdens kitchens in gloss, super matt or shaker styles & colours
Oven, hob, extractor hood, fridge/freezer and dishwasher as standard in all our kitchens
Premium flooring range in a choice of colours & styles
Choice of upstands & backboards to match or contrast your annexe kitchen
We offer the widest choice of internal & external finishes anywhere as standard. Start by choosing from 3 superb Howdens kitchen ranges and add worktops, appliances, sinks, taps, upstands & backboards just as you would in a kitchen showroom all from the comfort of your own home.
Every custom granny annexe comes with a fully fitted kitchen that you can match to your favourite colour & style.
With the kitchen being the heart of your new home we’ll help you find your perfect match from our standard range of Howdens kitchens, worktops, backboards, lighting & appliances for an annexe that feels just like a home from home.
Ready to start designing your annexe?
Our standard shower rooms incorporate high-quality fixtures and fittings to combine practicality and comfort, with premium shower cubicle, choice of tileboards, soft-close WC, and vanity unit in various styles and colours.
Space permitting, you can upgrade your shower room to a wetroom for increased practicality and we can provide a range of stylish grab rails, seats, and mobility aids.
You can also introduce a luxurious bath should you wish.
Are you ready to start designing & building your annexe?
Every custom annexe is designed with you mind and therefore no two annexes are ever the same.
Our choice of premium flooring is waterproof, scratch resistant, has built in underlay and is anti-slip making it perfect for custom granny annexes.
Choose from a wide range of colours & finishes guaranteed to finish any room in style.
Our fitted wardrobes and walk-in wardrobes are included as standard in your custom annexe.
You can wave goodbye to IKEA Pax wardrobes and hello to this stunning range of custom made wardrobes & interiors guaranteed to add the “Wow” factor to your annexe bedroom.
To make designing your custom annexe as easy as possible, we are super proud to reveal our latest Annexe Build Specification Options Brochure!
We’ve listed everything step-by-step to help you whizz through the design process with total confidence.
Simply book your free on site consultation within the next few weeks & one of our custom annexe specialists will guide you through exactly what makes a Contemporary log Living annexe so special.
We are just as passionate about the quality of your granny annexe interior as we are about the high quality products we select to build an annexe that will look good for many years to come.
Everything starts with you, and this free onsite consultation provides us with opportunity to truly listen. We can then advise on the feasibility of your project and answer any questions you might have — from planning permission and construction advice, to colour combinations and what materials you might want to consider.
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