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Granny Flat Builders. How To Pick The Right One!

by Jan 24, 2022

Are you considering building a granny flat on your existing land? That would be a smart decision, as long as you choose the best housebuilder to work with.

This article will highlight some of the benefits you will get from building a granny flat. We’ll point out the importance of working with an experienced, reputable housebuilder and reveal what you should look out for.

Why should I build a granny flat?

A modern granny flat is a self-contained home. They can be detached from the main dwelling and have 1 or more bedrooms with bathroom, laundry, kitchen and living area. They can come with a garage or carport and even a swimming pool.

Building a granny flat on your land is a great decision. Here are some of the reasons why:

Space – upsize or downsize!

They provide more space for living. They’re perfect for growing families, offering secure, independent living for your grown-up children, right next door! An added bonus is the additional space in your main home when they’ve moved into the granny flat.

Retirees or those looking to downsize could live in their granny flat and rent out the main home.

Value for money

A granny flat is one of the best value building projects. The home can be constructed in 4 or 5 months and they are affordable, too. Many people rent out their granny flats to generate an additional stream of income. They often find that the rent more than covers their repayment on an interest-only loan, giving an instant boost to their finances.


Whether your granny flat is used by yourself, your family or tenants paying rent, you’ll have the peace of mind of knowing there is somebody you know living next door.

Not just for living

A granny flat doesn’t have to be lived in. This additional space could have many uses. The only limit is your imagination or your needs!

Working from home? Your granny flat would make a great working area with a super-short commute.

Use the additional space as a studio for art and craft projects, writing or making music.

Do you love to entertain? Your granny flat is a perfect venue and your guests could even stay the night afterwards!

Whatever the use, it will feel like a luxury space with its own bathroom, kitchen and lounge area.

What should you look for when choosing a builder for your granny flat?

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Experience – Work with a builder with years of experience rather than one still learning the trade

Local – they will build homes that fit in and enhance their surroundings. They will be familiar with local council building regulations.

Quality – Check out homes they have built in the past. Ask about inclusions and appliances.

Service/Reputation – Have you had a personal recommendation? If not, look out for testimonials and reviews. Are previous customers happy with the service they received?

Central Coast master home builders – Acrow Homes

Acrow Homes are renowned in the industry for customer service, with years of experience designing and building desirable properties along the Central Coast region.

A granny flat is a great way to increase the value of your property and provide extra space for family, tenants or boarders. Working with you, we deliver affordable off-the-plan or custom designs to make your new home unique.

We pride ourselves on our high standard of workmanship and customer satisfaction. Our team is dedicated to making sure every one of our projects is completed on time and within budget while maintaining quality standards throughout the entire process. This means no hidden costs at the end when everything should have been covered already

Our 4 stage process ensures your project is stress-free and goes smoothly from start to finish.
Initial Consultation – We meet with you and listen to your ideas and discuss how we can turn them into a reality.

Approval Process – We understand local council requirements. We will organise and manage all the paperwork so you don’t have to.

Construction phase – You choose your inclusions and colours then we can get started on building work.

Ongoing relationship – Keeping you informed, to ensure everything continues running smoothly. We do this because we want to be sure the project is completed on time, on budget, with minimal stress for you as the client.

Acrow Homes – Quality assured

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An Acrow Homes granny flat comes with a heap of standard inclusions, making it great value for money. We build high standard, spacious and modern granny flats from quality materials provided by reputable suppliers including Harvey Norman, Dulux and Colorbond. Premium appliances and quality benchtops in the kitchen, 2 coats of waterproofing and quality fittings to the bathroom and laundry areas, modern tiles and flooring throughout are some of our standard inclusions. Another standard inclusion is our professional and friendly service for every client, every time. Over 300 happy customers can’t be wrong.

Our granny flats are the perfect solution for those who need additional living space to house family members, want to downsize or who are looking for an investment with generous rental returns.

Don’t miss out, contact Acrow Homes today.

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