Eddie built a Granny Flat in Shellharbour to help his daughter save on rent and build a cushion for retirement

Eddie wanted to build a place for his daughter who had just finished her studies at university. He and his wife were worried about how difficult and expensive it was for young people to get a place to live these days. Observing that they had plenty of space in the backyard they decided to build a Granny Flat.

Eddie and his wife Desiree had lived in their Shellharbour family home a long time, and would like to stay their through retirement. The main house however has stairs so they plan to live in the Granny Flat later on when their daughter has bought her own place.

They see multiple benefits of living in the Granny Flat later in life including having a 'home base' while they travel, and also being able to rent out the main home and supplment their retirement income.

It always is so important that we connect with you and understand your specific needs. It is just as important that we understand your property – the site conditions and possibilities. Delighted by the seamless process with Cubitt's, this video describes their experience with us.

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Eddie says... "It's an actual beautiful little home the house at the front can give us a bit of an income and we can just travel and use it as we need". Of his experience building with Cubitt's he says "it really warms my heart to say that, right from the start, and right until the very end, Cubitt's was outstanding."

Watch the whole testimonial to hear about Eddie's Shellharbour Granny Flat build experience. If you aspire to help your children get on the property ladder, a Granny Flat could provide just the thing - with even more you can do with it later on.

Explore the Granny Flat that Cubitt's built in Shellharbour below with Eddie's video testimonial, a walk through of the property, photo gallery, and all the detail behind the design that Heidi chose.

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2 Bedroom   |   1 Bathroom   |   60m2

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The Springwood is a spacious two-bedroom Granny Flat, designed to complement the natural colour pallet of our Classic Collection and draw in plenty of natural light at every angle with expansive glass sliding doors. This 60m2 a study nook, extra-large kitchen bench and European laundry concealed in the bathroom. working from home.



Design Benefits

Spacious kitchen with plenty of bench space

Expansive glass sliding doors for an abundance of natural air and light

Large bathroom with European laundry.


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Our experienced Home Extension and Granny Flat builders will make the entire consultation, design and building process smooth and stress-free. We’re here to guide you through every stage of your exciting new project and will ensure you get the keys to your new Granny Flat or extension right on time and on budget.



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