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Ashwood Studio
Ashwood Studio
Garden Studios
garden studio, granny flat, modular design, sustainable
Contemporary detached granny flat in Melbourne.
New Family Home in Marrickville
New Family Home in Marrickville
Jessica Matson Architecture
Simon Wood
Contemporary detached granny flat in Sydney.
Maroubra Granny Flat Project
Maroubra Granny Flat Project
Wishbone Constructions
Design ideas for a small beach style detached granny flat in Sydney.
+ BARN +
+ BARN +
Fabric Architecture
Exceptionally detailed barn style loft garage. Built by Hudson Lane Projects. Timber doors and joinery by Loughlin Furniture
Inspiration for a beach style detached shed and granny flat in Central Coast.
IMBY Kit | Tiny House South Coast
IMBY Kit | Tiny House South Coast
Adriano Pupilli Architects
Photo of a contemporary detached shed and granny flat in Sydney.
Clareville
Clareville
Arcipixel Media
Design ideas for a beach style shed and granny flat in Sydney.
Exon House - Atkinson Pontifex
Exon House - Atkinson Pontifex
Digital Photography Inhouse
Photographer: Gerard Warrener, DPI Photography for Atkinson Pontifex, Peter Maddison, Great Dane Furniture. Construction: Atkinson Pontifex Design: Peter Maddison
Merricks Barn house
Merricks Barn house
Gunn Building Projects
An alternative angle showing the contrast between Colorbond cladding and the recycled timber. Photo: Zayne Stoner
This is an example of a mid-sized country detached barn in Other.
Summer House
Summer House
Jenny Ballantyne
Shabby-chic style detached studio in Cambridgeshire.
Spring 2020
Spring 2020
Lights4fun
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More symmetry for a traditional look
More symmetry for a traditional look
Beertje Vonk
If you think of garden design, you really want to think about introducing symmetry. You need to look at where the eye falls on from any angle of your garden and then see if you can create a symmetrical vignette.Here some more symmetry- wood storage.Note the two urns to the left and right.
Hill Winds Remodel
Hill Winds Remodel
VPC Builders, LLC
Inspiration for a mid-sized country detached shed and granny flat in Charlotte.
Rear Garden Design, Harpenden
Rear Garden Design, Harpenden
Green Tree Garden Design Ltd
Richard Brown Photography Ltd
This is an example of a small traditional detached shed and granny flat in Hertfordshire.
Yoga Studio
Yoga Studio
Chace Architecture
Inspiration for a contemporary detached studio in Boston.
Farmhouse Modern
Farmhouse Modern
Fergus Garber Architects
This is an example of a country detached shed and granny flat in San Francisco.
Langley Modern
Langley Modern
L P
Mikaela Ruth http://www.mikaelaruth.com
This is an example of a country detached greenhouse in Vancouver.
Willow Pond Lodge
Willow Pond Lodge
Meridian Estate Greenhouses
Custom size commercial storefront doors Double stacked Victorian gutter with 2” downspouts
Inspiration for an expansive contemporary attached greenhouse in Vancouver.
Hidden Hills, CA
Hidden Hills, CA
Smith Firestone Associates
Interiors by SFA Design Photography by Meghan Bierle-O'Brien
Design ideas for a large contemporary shed and granny flat in Los Angeles.
Backyard Cottages
Backyard Cottages
Sogno Design Group
Photo by Langdon Clay
Small country detached shed and granny flat in San Francisco.
Boathouse
Boathouse
Teaselwood Design
Lake House Guest house
Small traditional detached granny flat in Burlington.
Granny flats and sheds have come a long way in terms of design. No longer just a place to store infrequently used items or a spare bed, they are now highly sought after spaces that, in many cases, resemble a small, well-maintained home. A garden shed can be an extension of your house, providing more living space for your family, or it can be a home office or creative studio. Many homeowners also see the benefit of building a separate structure in their backyard as a means for rental income.

What else can I use my granny flat for?


With so many granny flat designs on offer, you really can use this area for virtually anything, from outdoor storage to accommodation. Livable sheds and granny flats are a great way to provide teenagers with some level of independence, while keeping them nearby and allowing them to save money. They’re also an alternative to supported care for elderly family members. Relatively cheap to construct, a backyard granny flat can make you some extra money, too, should you want to rent it out, or move in yourself and rent out your main house. Those with a hobby such as painting, music or woodwork may prefer to use the space to pursue their passions, while others whom work from home could use the backyard studio as their home office.

What should I consider when planning a garden shed, granny flat or studio?


Different locales have different requirements for outbuildings such as sheds, granny flats and studios. In most cases, where the shed, granny flat or studio has running water, cooking or sanitary facilities, it will require building consent. Other considerations include the height of the building, its distance to boundaries, maximum floor space and stormwater drainage.

If you're turning it into a fully developed space, make sure it complies with local ordinances and has enough ventilation, light and insulation for seasonal temperature changes. In terms of decor, approach decorating this space as you would any other room in your house. If you are creating an extension of your home, you can either stick to your current interior style or do something completely different since this is a detached space. With space at a minimum, layout is also crucial. Built-ins are a saving grace where space is tight, while wall-mounted items such as bikes and garden tools will also save you lots of floor space. You could even incorporate overhead ceiling racks for seasonal and infrequently used items.

Whether you want inspiration for planning a shed and granny flat renovation or are building a designer shed and granny flat from scratch, Houzz has 37,961 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Gunn Building Projects and VPC Builders, LLC. Look through shed and granny flat photos in different colours and styles and when you find a shed and granny flat design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful shed and granny flat ideas photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.