Independent Living in a Granny Annexe – 5 Tips

Living in a granny annexe may seem daunting to some people. Especially elderly people who don’t want to sacrifice privacy and independence. It can be difficult to accept that you need help and are basically living in your child’s back garden – but it doesn’t have to feel that way. Living in a granny annexe […]

Granny Annexe Features That Suit Your Needs

Choosing the right granny annexe features is an important part of your project. Features can be split into two categories – practical and personal. Practical granny annexe features will make your life easier and should be chosen with your needs in mind, age for example. Personal features include things that aren’t essential but that you […]

Choosing the Right Bathroom for Your Granny Annexe

The bathroom is an important room in any home and a granny annexe is no exception. Downsizing doesn’t mean losing comfort and functionality – the bathroom in your granny annexe needs to be every bit as practical and stylish as it would be in your existing home. In most cases, a granny annexe bathroom will […]

How Long Does It Take to Build a Granny Annexe?

One of the first questions you will want to ask when building a granny annexe is, how long will it take? This isn’t a straightforward question as there are quite a few variables we work with on builds, including site preparation, planning permission and of course, annexe size.

5 Small Granny Annexe Examples

Small doesn’t mean cramped! If you are looking for a small granny annexe, maybe because you want to downsize, but still want a functional amount of living space, then look no further. IHUS have a range of annexes to suit all requirements and budgets. Browse some of our most popular smaller granny annexes below.

How Much Space Do You Need for a Granny Annexe?

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If you have landed on this page, then you are likely thinking of putting a granny annexe in your back garden but might not know if it’s even a possibility yet. Some people think building separate living accommodation for a relative is only an option for those with acres of land. Or that you would […]

New Year Resolutions for your Granny Annexe

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It’s a brand-new year and the start 365 brand new gems of possibilities. Maybe you have made some new year resolutions for your body and mind, but what about making new year resolutions for your granny annexe? It might sound a bit daft but really it makes perfect sense. Your granny annexe is your home […]