Looking to add a separate, smaller dwelling to your new home build? Get inspired with our beautiful granny flat designs in Sydney
The humble granny flat has made a comeback in the past decade, with Sydney-siders turning to flat extensions as a practical, stylish way to add more room to their homes. But it’s not all about space — granny flats provide a wealth of opportunities to future-proof your home… with style!
Owners and investors everywhere are building granny flats to increase their home’s value. A well-designed granny flat is a huge selling point in today’s market not just for the extra space, but also for the additional income stream of renting your flat to students, singles and tourists.
Whatever your needs, our modern layouts prioritise comfort, style and quality to deliver a chic, practical granny flat extension with a lifetime of uses.
In this blog, we’ll walk you through five granny flat designs Sydney-siders will love. But first, let’s take a look at the cost of building a granny flat in Sydney.
Is building a granny flat cost-effective in Sydney?
If you’re exploring how much building a granny flat costs in Sydney, always consider the long-term practical and financial benefits that a granny flat adds to your home.
Granny flats are a hot selling point for homeowners that want to future-proof their new home. A granny flat can be a new dwelling for your in-laws, a future bedroom for your children or just an extra place for guests to stay. You can even start your next side hustle and transform your granny flat into an Airbnb!
Plus, investors love granny flats because of their versatility — a granny flat can be rented separately, creating two income streams on one property.
At Montgomery Homes, we want all our clients to make the most of their budgets. Our modern granny flat designs are made to give you the best long-term returns, with designs that can be seamlessly integrated alongside your new home build.
Bring your dream home to life with one of our stunning granny flat designs in Sydney — read on!
#1. The Bungalow
The most spacious of our designs, The Bungalow is a versatile flat for tenants and visitors alike. Generously-sized open-plan living and kitchen spaces are perfect for unwinding, and with a large porch and optional alfresco addition, you can transform your new flat into an entertainer’s dream.
Chill out with two generously sized bedrooms featuring roomy wardrobes and space for a desk or small study nook. Cleverly integrated laundry and linen cupboards add plenty of storage, while a stylish, fully-equipped bathroom includes a shower, sink and toilet – all the essentials!
Soak up the sun with three front-facing windows that transform your space into a quiet, tranquil oasis. If you’re looking for a granny flat that feels like a home, look no further than The Bungalow.
#2. The Hideaway
Convenience is king with The Hideaway. This comfortably spacious two-bedroom flat makes clever use of space with a combination laundry/bathroom and an exterior linen cupboard for all your storage needs.
The Hideaway includes a dedicated IT nook, perfect for students or hobbyists who need a space to get things done. Work comfortably in a space flooded with natural light, with our light and airy design featuring four stylish front-facing windows.
The cosy living room/kitchen area leads to two spacious bedrooms which both include separate walk-in wardrobes. Perfect for homes on wider blocks, maximise your space and comfort with The Hideaway.
#3. The Retreat
For narrow blocks, this two-bedroom beauty has a stylish, compact design that keeps comfort in mind. Our thoughtful layout divides two spacious bedrooms with a chic bathroom, laundry and linen cabinet. Each bedroom contains plenty of space for a generous wardrobe and extra room for an additional desk or ottoman.
Soak up the sun with our convenient glass sliding front door, complemented by two large windows by the front bedroom. A smartly placed counter divides the living room from the kitchen and dining room, while the optional alfresco area makes this the ideal Retreat for outdoor lovers or home entertainers.
#4. The Sanctuary
Another great option for narrow blocks, The Sanctuary features two spacious bedrooms at the rear of the home for added privacy while you unwind. Dine in the morning light with a front-facing kitchen and two large exterior windows. The combination bathroom/laundry has plenty of storage, as do the generous built-in wardrobes in each bedroom.
Both facades are perfect for an alfresco addition while giving you plenty of natural light — plus, our expert team can find the best spot to keep your flat sunny all year round.
#5. The Studio
This small but mighty space is a cohesive, compact addition to your home. The spacious single bedroom features a large built-in wardrobe and large front-facing windows. A separate laundry has ample storage while the bathroom is placed at the rear for extra privacy.
The open-plan living and kitchen area makes entertaining easy, with convenient porch access leading to the optional alfresco area.
We recommend The Studio for owners or investors looking to make the most of a small space, with modern features and chic facades great for guests, renters and tenants of all kinds.
Explore our stunning granny flat designs
Choose from a range of practical layouts and unique facades that perfectly complement our stylish homes. Our chic, contemporary designs are built separately to your Montgomery Home — granny flat designs Sydney-siders can rely on for narrow blocks, long blocks and sloping sites.
Alongside standard inclusions such as flyscreens, appliances, insulation and sarking, we offer a range of essential inclusions as part of our Diamond and Sapphire packages. Think stone benchtops, ensuite upgrades, facade finishes and more.
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