Get in touch
with us today…

Contact us for a private viewing to see a granny flat in your area today!

    How can we help you?

    Obligation-Free Site Assessment & Quote (on property)
    Obligation-Free Site Assessment (online)
    Initial Enquiry
    Customer Guide
    Exclusive Open Home Invitations


    Employment Opportunities

    We are always open to hiring motivated and creative workers who share our same passion to provide high-quality dwellings and attentive customer service.

    If you are interested, please submit your details and resume.

      Position of interest*

      Sales Representative
      Designer / Architect
      Approvals Co-Ordinator / Administration
      Project Manager

      Attach Resume

      Max file size 10MB.

      Captcha* − 4 = 6

      2-Storey Granny Flats

      Can I build a 2-Storey Granny Flat?

      Generally, the answer is YES

      However, the CDC code stipulates that the higher the building gets, the larger the rear and side setbacks will need to be, to compensate for the increased height. Once a building exceeds 3.8m in height, then a formula applies to determine the required setbacks, as per the table below.



      Things to consider when building a Double Storey Granny Flat

      The maximum 60m2 Granny Flat floor area is split between the two levels

      Exactly like a single storey Granny Flat, a Double Storey Granny Flat also can have a maximum 60m2 of internal living space,. This means that the 60m2 has to be split between the two levels (ie. 30m2/30m2, 40m2/20m2). The space used for your staircase and void to the second storey are also included in the 60m2, this is an excellent solution if you have an interesting block space that you need a Granny Flat for.

      Our team is highly experience in Double Storey Granny Flat and can help you in creating a design that matches your needs, budget and block, have a chat to the team today about what we can do for you!



      Example of a Double Storey Granny Flat floorplan


      Building a Granny Flat on top of a garage

        • Can you design and build a Granny Flat, with a garage underneath?
          Yes, we can! The conditions and requirements pertaining to height and setbacks are the same outlined in the table above.
        • Is the garage included in the 60m2 Granny Flat area?
          Garages are not counted in the 60m2 of a Granny Flat. This means, theoretically, you can build a 60m2 Granny Flat on top of a 60m2 (or larger) garage! The same conditions & requirements outlined in the table above, as well as the CDC, apply.
        • Can the staircase leading from the garage in to the Granny Flat
          No. In the same way a single-storey Granny Flat cannot have an internal door leading in to the garage, the staircase for a double storey Granny Flat must be external and cannot be placed inside the garage – seen here:

      • Can I build a Granny Flat on top of my existing garage?
        In most cases, yes; however, this is site-specific question. Prior to giving a definitive answer, we would need to send out one of our Granny Flat experts to assess the conditions of your exisiting structure and ensure that it can support a second storey.

      Contact Us

        2-Storey Granny Flats Case Studies

        Cremorne - G9

        Westmead - G66

        Pennant Hills - C9

        Brick granny flat with patio

        Build with the Best

        Granny Flat Solutions is the ONLY multi-award winning granny flat company, with over 13 awards under our belt.

        Excellence awards for granny flat solutions
        winner of excellence in housing 5 years in a row
        local business of the year 7 years in a row
        winner 6 consecutive years

        “Experience the difference for yourself.”

        Call now to book your obligation free site inspection and quote with our friendly staff.

        Granny Flat solutions male Employee

        What our customers say