Sunshine Coast Granny Flat Design & Building Tips – From A Builder’s Perspective


Your Sunshine Coast granny flat design and build process can be quite a rewarding experience. So no matter the stage you’re currently at – researching floor plan ideas, working through mood boards or actually speaking to your designer, having input from a builder will be of the utmost importance. You will need clarification on what your design will equate to; budget wise and building wise. What better way to be confident in your decisions than to have a builder to guide you through the design? Read on to discover our top tips when designing your Sunshine Coast granny flat.

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Effective communication is crucial to your Sunshine Coast granny flat design & build success

It will be so very important to communicate your expectations and hopes prior to the design process beginning. Here at The Shed House we provide the complete service – all the way from design to build. While you are more than welcome to complete plans prior to approaching us to begin the quotation process, we can’t guarantee that all types of designs are possible for us to build from an engineering perspective. That’s why when completing the entire process with us, we can guarantee a successful build and budget outcome.

Clear and precise communication will also help you to avoid any potential mis-understandings or stress throughout the design process. It will also make the process much more enjoyable for you!

If you have any questions about the build process, don’t be afraid to ask. We won’t lock you into any contracts until you are sure you have made the right decision. All design work, selections, engineering and approvals will be completed to you signing the build contract.

Avoid trends where possible

Want your Sunshine Coast granny flat design to be timeless? When working through the selections with us, we will encourage you to make choices that are in line with your own unique style preferences. Think about what you need from the space in both function and appearance. While you do want to add in your own personal touch, opting for neutral tones will provide you with a blank canvas ready to decorate with whatever furniture you wish! Plus, furniture is more easily interchanged, as the style evolves over time.

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Your Sunshine Coast granny flat design process only begins when you make an enquiry

As Sunshine Coast locals, we consider ourselves to be lucky to live and work in this magic part of the world. We are dedicated and provide each and every single client with the time and understand that we too would expect from a service.

We excel in custom Sunshine Coast granny flat designs and builds, this is also our passion. We allow you to have as much or as little input as you’d like through the process. You can trust us to work closely with you throughout the design process to ensure our vision aligns with yours. 


So reach out, make an enquiry with us to begin your unique Sunshine Coast granny flat design and build journey. Experience the full benefit of The Shed House process today, and start living tomorrow!

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