Finished Susie's Madeira

Building the Madeira Granny Flat as an Owner-Builder

Building a granny flat or backyard cabin as an owner-builder is an exciting and rewarding experience—but if it’s your first time, it can be a little daunting too!

So to give you some insight into where to start and what needs to be done when, check out this short video made by our client Susie, and the accompanying article, where she shares her experience of managing her Madeira granny flat backyard project.

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Ibiza - investment property

Investment property Ibiza built by owner-builder

Nearing retirement Jim, a father of two young adults was looking for options to get his children into the property market. The family decided to purchase a block of land with an existing house and add a granny flat to double the income by renting two properties.

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View from veranda to bedroom addition in Coolum Beach QLD

Simple and affordable bedroom addition, Coolum Beach QLD

Owner Builder Neil was looking to add another bedroom to his house in Coolum beach. But there was already an existing decking area built where another room was most likely to go. So, he decided to build a cabin so that it shares the same deck creating a flow-on effect. And now it looks absolutely stunning flowing nicely from the main house through the spacious veranda. Who could tell it was a recent addition? It definitely looks like that was in the original plans of the house.

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Pool house in backyard Southern Highlands

Jennifer and Scott’s Pool House

Ex display cabin Crete finds its new life and purpose as Jennifer and Scott’s Pool House. Solid timber studio has served as a display cabin at Round about The House yard in Mittagong NSW. With the plans to build a larger cabin, local timber merchants put their display cabin Crete on sale. It just so happened that Scott and Jennifer visited the local timber yard with the idea of building a pool house from scratch.

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