From kids hangouts to WFH studios: Why granny flats aren’t just for nan in 2023

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There may be a certain cliché attached to anything called a “granny flat”, but the days of an overblown garden shed-turned-bedroom are long gone.

These days, the possibilities are practically endless – and aren’t just limited to a room for the in-laws!

Whether you’re making the most of an under-utilised backyard corner or your grown-up kids are clamouring for their own space, Summit Granny Flats has a granny flat to suit just about any need – and can customise their designs to create something uniquely perfect for your family.

To find out which Summit Granny Flat design is right for you – take the Summit Granny Flat Quiz, and read on below:

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Want to look after all those visiting guests and long-lost family members in style? The Kasar boasts three bedrooms, so there’s plenty of room for your aunts, uncles and second cousin twice removed.

Love entertaining? Spend summers by the pool in the sleek Kebra, which has a streamlined design perfect for narrow spaces – and makes a light-filled studio to take working from home to the next level.

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Plenty of kids are staying at home for longer  – whether they’re teens looking for some independence or grownups still at home, give them their own space in the charming Ellora, which has one bedroom and a spacious gourmet kitchen for budding chefs.

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Of course, once the kids have left the nest then granny flats can be utilised as a rental property – giving tenants their own access to their space even if you don’t have enough room to subdivide your block.

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And finally there is the potential to turn your backyard into an investment opportunity, creating a passive, dual income for a homeowner in the form of a granny flat that can be used as a long-term rental – check out this recent case study as an example.

Not sure what granny flat is right for you? Take our SUMMIT GRANNY FLAT QUIZ and head to the Summit website to start making your granny flat dreams a reality.

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