6 Key Steps to Buying a Granny Annexe in 2023

Where to start when buying a granny annexe?  Firstly, the term granny annexe is somewhat outdated. Annexes are for multi-generational living for both young and old, specifically for family members. It is challenging when the need arises to provide independent living and support for you or a loved one. There are many questions to consider; […]

What are the most popular alternative ways to buy a house in the UK?

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When it comes to the property market, young people in the UK are facing an exceptionally challenging and turbulent climate – are there alternative ways to buy a house though?  With skyrocketing property prices, record-breaking mortgage rates and the help to buy scheme ending, it’s hard to imagine a more challenging period for first time […]

Mortgage Alternatives for Younger Generations

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An annexe isn’t just for granny, learn about the financial benefits of multigenerational living… Getting on the property ladder is hard for young people and mortgage alternatives are needed. But which way should they turn? As the value of properties continues to rise across the UK, it is difficult to understand what options are out […]

Top 5 One Bedroom Annexes

A one bedroom annexe is the perfect solution if you are looking to downsize without giving up the family home or if you’re looking for the perfect accommodation for an elderly relative. A garden annexe is also a wonderful solution for first-time buyers who are struggling to get onto the property ladder.

Why Have A Granny Flat In Your Garden?

Granny flats are becoming more popular than ever. In fact, there are nearly 39,000 granny annexes in England and Wales – that’s around a 16% increase in recent years.

Granny Annexes for Couples – Valentine’s Day

As tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and love is in the air, we thought we would explore some of our granny annexes for couples.  Young or old, romance never dies, and we guarantee that any couple could live quite happily in most of our granny annexes. Are Granny Annexes Big Enough for Couples? You might be […]

Why Granny Annexes May Not Be Just For Granny In The Future

80-90% of our annexes are built for elderly relative care, hence the term often used to describe them “granny annexe. Pre-2011 you would automatically have thought about a log cabin if you were considering building a granny annexe in the back garden and they would usually have been imported from Sweden or Finland where slow […]

Granny Annexe Planning: Obtaining Permission to Build

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Granny Annexe Planning Permission Made Simple… Obtaining granny annexe planning permission to build your new granny annexe will certainly put you through a whole range of emotions as you decide whether building an annexe in the back garden is the right thing for you and your family. We know that every situation is unique and we’ll endeavour […]