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L-shape Granny Annexe built in Ealing, London

In spring 2014, The Oughton family got in touch with us to book a free site survey appointment with one of our Surveyors. We visited the family and discussed our services and showed them our vast portfolio of previous Granny Annexe projects.

A couple of 3D designs later, the Oughton family were happy with their proposed floor layout and exterior design, choosing a neat L-shaped, white rendered, cottage-style Granny Annexe. The Oughton family also chose to view an existing Granny Annexe about 30 minutes away from their home. This gave them an idea of how their finished Annexe would look like and also to see our superb build quality.

We looked after the planning permission application on behalf of the customer, which costs an additional £1,672. This price includes all elevation drawings, location plans, full planning commentary and application, plus dealing with your Local Planning Authority (LPA) on your behalf until the final decision is made.

8 weeks later, planning permission was granted for the 48.5m2 sized Granny Annexe, where the construction began 3 weeks later. The customer cleared the garden and made sure that the ground was level, so that stage 1 of the build could begin. Our professional Granny Annexe build team prepared the concrete pad foundations, ready for the main shell of the Granny Annexe to be constructed.

In around a week’s time, the Granny Annexe was water tight on the windows and doors being installed. This means the build team could focus on tiling the roof, adding black plastic rainwater guttering. During this time, we also laid the armoured cable and pipework to connect the electricity and water from the main home.

Our qualified electricians then undertook the initial internal wiring work and fit all chrome light switches and pendant lighting, as well as the electric underfloor heating and electric opening Velux windows, which the customer chose during their site survey. The laminate flooring was also fitted, as well as the kitchen and bathroom suite.

Overall, the customer was extremely happy and couldn’t wait to move her belongings into the Granny Annexe, as well as buying all of her new furniture and gadgets to go into the kitchen.

Granny Annexe
Width: 8.00m max
Depth: 7.50m max
Height: 3.62m
External Area: 48.5m2

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Western Red Cedar Granny Annexe in Cambridgeshire

We have just finished a brand new Granny Annexe in Cambridgeshire, but this time it was clad in natural Western Red Cedar timber panels. Fitting in with its beautiful surroundings, the pitched roof Granny Annexe measures 11m x 4.50m and is 3.80m in height.

The spacious Granny Annexe was designed to have separate rooms instead of an open plan design. There is a kitchen, large lounge, bathroom complete with bath and shower, plus a bedroom with a magnificent view and a wall of wardrobes for extra storage.

When we visited the new Granny Annexe it was moving day so it was full of boxes, but we could see how much space the customer had for all of their belongings. Details wise, the customer chose light golden oak UPVC windows and door frames, natural oak laminate flooring and chrome light and wall fittings.

We looked after all aspects of the build, right from the ground works and foundations, right through to construction, all materials, glazing, decoration and laminate flooring. We also installed all electrics and lighting and the plumbing.

 

Granny Annexe Floor Plan

Granny Annexe Floor Plan


Granny Annexe with large bathroom and a bath

We often get asked whether our Granny Annexes can be designed with bath tubs installed, as most of our garden buildings tend to feature shower rooms. The answer is simply, yes.

Our standard bathroom suites are white gloss with chrome handles, which are easy to keep clean and look modern. We can also include baths for people with mobility issues or for people who are disabled. Walk in baths with a side door to get in and out of the bath are also available too, however this design isn’t within our standard range.

Our baths have mixer taps and fixed panel and gloss white Aqua panels. An electric shower can also be fitted above the bath onto the wall, for a shower/bath combo. Other standard features within our bathrooms are a W/C, wash hand basin with vanity unit and a heated chrome, ladder style towel rail.

Wall rails and grab rails can be installed in the bathroom to aid mobility and help people to get in and out of the bath or shower easily – shower seats can also be fitted too. We have also installed bath lifts for previous customers too, which enable you to be lowered into the bath by using a fabric band.

Bath with bath lift

Bath with bath lift

Our bathroom complete with bath & shower

Our bathroom complete with bath & shower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We recommend purchasing the following products from a reputable supplier to also help with moving in and out of the bath. These include items like leg lifters, transfer benches and bath seats. Our bathrooms are bespoke to your needs, so if you have a specific requirement, please don’t hesitate to let your Surveyor know during your site survey visit.

 

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Stunning Granny Annexe built in Oxfordshire

Our recently completed L-shape Granny Annexe in Oxfordshire has a stunning Western Red Cedar timber front exterior. To comply with building regulations, the two sides of the annexe had to be rendered with fire retardant stone-coloured render.

The hi-specification Granny Annexe with bi-folding doors into the lounge/kitchen and dining area is very large, standing at 4.04m high and 67.34m2 area of floor space. The pitched roof is completed with Marley Rivendale slate roof tiles, and 5 Velux windows, one with a clever rain sensor fitted to the kitchen window.

The double bedroom has wall to ceiling storage space and wardrobes along one wall, and next door there is a bathroom with a double shower, heated tower rail and toilet, sink and vanity unit. The Granny Annexe also has a 7.75m2 office with additional storage and a 3.50m2 utility room too.

This Oxfordshire Granny Annexe has many luxurious touches including engineered oak flooring with underfloor heating throughout. Health and safety is always a main concern for us, so 2 security lights were fitted outside, plus a smoke detector and a separate heat detector in the kitchen.

Granny Annexe
Width: 9.50m
Depth: 9.00m
Height: 4.04m
External Area: 67.34m2

3D Drawing of Granny Annexe in Oxfordshire

3D Drawing of Granny Annexe in Oxfordshire


Granny Annexe detailed floor plan

Granny Annexe detailed floor plan


Red Cedar Granny Annexe built in Kent

The Day family chose to build a Granny Annexe in the grounds of their home so that their mother could live independently, but also be on call if she required care or help. With chronic arthritis, the mothers condition was only getting worse, so her family were needed much more around her.

The 8.55m x 4.70m Granny Annexe needed to be warm, accessible and homely but also modern, so that the garden building fit in with its surroundings. Once planning permission was granted by their Local Planning Authority, the project was booked into our build schedule to begin construction 4 weeks later.

The Granny Annexe design has an open plan living room with a kitchen and dining area. Contemporary features such as 2 bi-folding doors and a large roof light bring in lots of natural light and wonderful views of the garden.

We looked after all aspects of the build, from the planning permission application through to the foundations, construction, flooring and even supplying the kitchen and a walk in bath. The flat roof Granny Annexe was painted in matt white emulsion and the skirting boards were painted in white gloss.

As standard, other features such as a heated towel rail, heat and smoke detectors, extractor fans and 2 electric heaters were all included in the total cost. Overall the Day family thought all aspects of our service, price, customer service and installation were great and would definitely recommend us to their friends and family.

Granny Annexe
Width: 8.50m max
Depth: 4.70m max
Height: 2.88m
External Area: 34.53m2


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