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granny flat

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granny flat

n
(Architecture) self-contained accommodation within or built onto a house, suitable for an elderly parent. Also called: granny annexe
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Granny Flat to the North side of main dwelling comprising of 16.4sqm.
THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL, 71, loses a planning battle over a neighbour's proposals to build a granny flat.
A "Granny Flat Academy" program about adding a second unit on homes for parents, children or others will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
LOWERHOUSES This detached two-bedoorm house on Longley Lane includes a granny flat and a good size flat rear garden.
DUNBLANE Proposal to surface and extend existing farm track and use as access for housing consented under planning approval 17/00131/FUL at land and buildings 100 metres north-east of Old Glassingall for Alexander Redman; Extension and conversion of double garage to create ancillary accommodation (granny flat) at 77 Montgomery Crescent for Scott Gillies.
It would make a perfect space for a grown up child saving for their own space, or a 'granny flat' or guest house.
An extension at the back can be used as a self-contained annex - perfect for a granny flat or teenage den.
Not to be outdone by EastEnders, Corrie is set for an explosive week on the cobbles when Carla Connor (Alison King) leaves the soap and Callum Logan's body is unearthed from Gail's granny flat.
There are also problems elsewhere on the street as Gail's granny flat finally up its gruesome secret and as the investigation begins, David, Kylie Sarah get a visit from the police.
The new Royal dad has even set aside a "granny flat" in the family's home, the Daily Star reported.