granny flat


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granny flat

A slang expression for accessory apartments in areas of single-family zoning; also called mother-in-law apartments or maid's quarters,they may or may not be allowed under zoning regulations.

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The detached house in Silksworth, Sunderland, has a granny flat which could be perfect for a teenage area.
The indoor swimming pool, which the family built in the garden, was converted into a self-contained granny flat years ago.
The annexe could be used as a holiday cottage or granny flat.
It is a superbly presented and recently renovated family home that is already appealing, but also has the potential to create a granny flat or teenage suite.
40 Ebrook Road, Sutton Coldfield: Erection of two storey granny flat to side and rear.
An application by Duncan Roach to build a granny flat at Heol Hir, Llanishen, is being recommended for refusal by planners.
DISGRACED politician Jonathan Aitken, once the owner of a posh pad in Westminster, was yesterday reduced to moving into a granny flat.
P Thomas, dormer extension and granny flat, Burnside, 50 Commercial Street, Slaithwaite.
The annex could be used as a holiday cottage or granny flat.
Duncan Roach has applied to build a granny flat at 35 Heol Hir, Llanishen.
Willowmead Cattery is new to the business property market and includes a four-bedroom period house and granny flat.