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More living space for the family – a classic granny flat in Berkeley Vale

by May 25, 2021

Acrow Investments work with you to create a dream new living space. Take a look at this new granny flat in Berkeley Vale, Central Coast, NSW – to see what we’re talking about.

The clients’ wanted to remain in their beloved family home but needed additional accommodation for their older children. We delivered exactly what they needed with this
classic, two-bedroom granny flat.

  • Project description: Our clients needed additional accommodation so their older children could have their own space and independence. They really did not want to sell their beloved family home.
  • Result: A new and modern granny flat for the growing family. A future potential rental income, too!
  • Project cost: $143,000.00 including DA Approval and Construction.
  • Build duration: 15 weeks.
  • Return on investment: The granny flat will be used for the expanding family. However, average rental income in Berkeley Vale is $385 per week.

 

The location

classic granny flat in Berkeley Vale - kitchen

Berkeley Vale is a highly desired suburb on the Central Coast. Fast access to the Freeway makes Sydney and Newcastle accessible for commuters who desire a more relaxed lifestyle away from the city centres.

This suburb is on the banks of Tuggerah Lake, which is a popular destination for locals. The cycleway around the lake has parks, playgrounds and picnic and barbecue areas. Perfect for a leisurely family day out or a more vigorous trip to the bustling cafes of Long Jetty.

With a friendly and sociable small-town vibe, Berkeley Vale has great shopping and a variety of cafes and restaurants nearby.

 

The project

classic granny flat in Berkeley Vale - living room

The clients’ wish list in this case was twofold; we need more living space, and we don’t want to have to sell our lovely home. Acrow Investments delivered the perfect solution.

A two-bedroom granny flat in classic grey and white throughout. With the aim of providing accommodation and independence to older children, this granny flat has a thoroughly modern interior.

Timber laminate flooring in the living area looks great and offers easy maintainability. Carpet in the bedrooms and split system reverse cycle air conditioning boost the comfort levels. The granny flat features a large open-plan living area and kitchen with stone benchtops and quality appliances.

Overall, this project provides the extra living space needed and gives the opportunity for a rental income in the future.

 

The numbers

classic granny flat in Berkeley Vale - bed room

This project cost $143,000.00, including DA approval and construction fees. Although currently used as family accommodation, there is the opportunity for a rental income, with an average rent of $385 per week in the area.

 

Partnering with Acrow Investments

classic granny flat in Berkeley Vale - bath room

Acrow Investments specialise in the construction of granny flats, duplexes, family homes and dual occupancies in the Central Coast, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, and Hunter regions. We are experts and we are locals. If you have a vision, let us make it a reality.

Get in touch today for site-specific advice and a free quote.

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A “granny flat” often used to be a room, at best. Families would provide accommodation for elderly family members. They allocated a room, or two, at the back of the family home. They might have included a kettle...

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