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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Fears had been raised that some granny flats would also be counted as a second home, and therefore liable to the surcharge.
A change in attitudes and greater demand for granny flats may well make the property more saleable in the future.
TORY Eric Pickles faced humiliation last night after pledging to scrap a granny flat tax ALREADY axed by Labour.
Layton Griffiths was restrained by members of the family after getting into a granny flat in Turls Hill Road, Sedgley, said Walter Bealby, prosecuting at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
In addition to the main family house there is a ground floor annexe with kitchen, bed/sitting room and shower room, which would make an ideal granny flat.
The Manor House, which is currently run as a guesthouse, has views over the sea and features a snooker room, Jacuzzi and a granny flat.
His home in Cheshire has greenhouses and a granny flat.
The accommodation briefly includes a Victorian-style entrance porch, entrance vestibule, hall, two front reception rooms, dining room with study off, beautifully appointed kitchen/diner, conservatory, utility room and granny flat on the ground floor.
They lived in a granny flat next door with an adjoining door between them.
It's split over two levels with a main house and a granny flat extension.
IDEAL for someone looking for a home with a granny flat is this charming house at Clough Head, Longwood The property, located in a peaceful hamlet off Thornhill Road, has an annex with a separate entrance and garden access.
There is also a large gym above a triple garage which could be used as a granny flat if needed.