Our complete guide to building an annexe in the garden

Annexes are one of the most popular areas of property investments, and it’s easy to see why. The benefits that annexes offer are unique, and include everything from increasing the value of your property, to getting young people on the property ladder, and providing the opportunity to create a completely bespoke, personalised expansion of your […]

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

Room in an annexe

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 […]

iHus’ Turn-Key Package for Annexe Installation

From ideas to Annexe Installation and handing over of keys

Call it a granny annexe or a garden annexe, when it comes to annexe installation, the iHus team is here to make your life easy. We pride ourselves on the support we offer throughout the entire project for every single build we deliver. From the initial idea and discovery as you look for inspiration, right […]

Social Activities for Elderly Annexe Owners

Social activities for elderly

While we all dream of retirement in our working days, nothing quite prepares us for daily life as a retiree. Budgeting, care costs and inheritance tax are growing concerns – but none are more pressing than how you’ll occupy your time. Loneliness is common in seniors, with over 1.4 million older people in the UK […]

Garden Living Pod vs Garden Living Room

If you’re looking into annexes, you’ve likely encountered a bunch of ways people refer to that extra space in their garden area. In a period where the housing market is so uncertain, these builds offer a chance to use your space in the best way possible. But, with terms like ‘garden living pod’ and ‘garden […]

Spring Style Tips for Your Granny Annexe

stylish annexe living space

Spring is here we’re excited about it! We love the potential for a whole new beginning, and think this brings a wonderful opportunities for our beautiful granny Annexe homes. So, throw out that old dark sofa, remove your winter curtains, and upgrade your interior look with subtle Spring nick-nacks. If your home is ready for […]

Top Garden Living Tips for Spring

annexe exterior

Now that Spring has arrived, the coldest days of winter are almost behind us. However, as the freezing-cold conditions of recent months subsides, springtime brings a host of new garden living challenges. With the start of a new season comes opportunity to re-organise your home, prepare your outdoor space, and save some money on bills… […]

iHus Brand Ambassador Tony Blackburn; on the Evolution of Music

As someone who has been on air for nearly 60 years, I’ve seen my fair share of exciting and nail-biting races for the number one single. However, I have to admit that in recent years, the race for the top spot just isn’t as exciting as it used to be. But before you start thinking […]

Luxury Garden Pods: How to Annexe in Style…

Ham Annexe

If you told someone you were moving into an annexe a decade ago, it’s likely you’d be met with concern about living in ‘some kind of garden shed’. Over the years though, they’ve transformed into a thing of luxury. Far from your bog-standard garden shed, these high-spec and contemporary living spaces have become an increasingly […]

Happy 80th birthday to iHus ambassador Tony Blackburn

Legendary DJ and recently-appointed iHus ambassador Tony Blackburn says he has no plans to hang up the mic, as he celebrates his 80th birthday. Tony turns 80 on 29th January, but says that retirement is the furthest from his mind as he continues to pursue a busy schedule of media commitments, including his popular Sounds […]