Granny Flat Designs & Plans

We specialise in all types of granny flats and our designs are modern, sleek and have many additional inclusions available. Our clever designs are packed with space and functionality so you get the maximum use and feel out of your investment.Custom granny flats are ideal for renting out, entertaining, providing guest accommodation or of course, to keep a watchful eye on an older family member.

Select one of our designs below to view floor plans, configuration details & inclusions.

Granny Flat Building Inclusions

Our extensive range of Granny Flats come with the very best inclusions available. From the exterior to internal all the way to project verification and extended warranties we know what makes a building complete and our inclusions put us steps ahead of the competition.

Contracts & program

Contracts & program

We take the pressure off your renovation by offering fixed priced contracts, warranties, detailed reports and more!

Electrical inclusions

Electrical inclusions

Our electrical inclusions are state of the art, highly efficient and absolutely safe. Stay connected with DB Homes!

External features

External features

We supply various external options, including covered porches, rainwater tanks and your choice of metal or tile roof.

Internal features

Internal features

With high ceilings standard, functional wardrobes and your choice of flooring we go above and beyond for you!

Kitchen features

Kitchen features

The kitchen is vital which is why we offer the best inclusions including stone bench tops and extended warranties.

Bathroom & laundry features

Bathroom & laundry features

With superior fittings you will have less creepy crawlies entering your home as well as full waterproofing for assurance.

Structural certification

Structural certification

Have complete confidence knowing that all our building projects are checked, verified and approved for complete safety.

Construction site

Construction site

Whilst construction occurs upmost safety practices are enforced and we don’t charge for hassles such as soil removal.

Granny Flat FAQ's

We understand that making the decision to build a granny flat isn’t taken lightly. To help you with your decision, we have compiled just a few of the frequently asked questions we receive below. If you have a question and it’s not listed, feel free to contact us.

Am I allowed to build a Granny Flat on my property?

Here are the general requirements for building granny flats:

  • Maximum floor area 60m²
  • 3m rear set back from property boundary
  • Land zoned residential, and
  • Blocks should be 450m² or greater

Can I build a Granny Flat on a battle axe block?

The answer is yes. As long as the laneway to your block is at least 3m wide and the lot’s dimensions are at least 12m wide x 12m long.

Is getting an approval to build a Granny Flat difficult?

No! In fact, the Australian Government is encouraging people to build granny flats.

Can I build without going through the local council?

Yes. Private Certifiers can approve given that your land is appropriate for Complying Development Application. This will be determined by assessing the Planning Certificate for each project.

How long does it take to get an approval for a Granny Flat?

From the time of signing the contract and client approving preliminary plans, approximately 3-6 weeks.

How long does it take to build a Granny Flat?

84 Business days given weather conditions and public holidays.

Can I build an 'Alfresco' area as part of the Granny Flats?

Yes. Size allowed is determined on the size of the land and council regulations.

Can I build a 2 storey Granny Flat?

No. Granny flats can only be built with single storey.

How many Granny Flats can I build on one block?

You can build 1 Granny Flat and a Studio on a title of land.

What inclusions come with the build of a new Granny Flat?

Please refer to our full list of granny flat inclusions here

Can I add a Garage to my Granny Flat area?

Yes, you can add a garage but the project should go through local council (DA) which may require more time to get the approval.

Download Guides

  • The Ultimate Guide
  • The Ultimate Guide

    All you need to know about building a granny flat

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  • Plans & Designs Catalogue

    A customisable collection of designs & plans

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