Tropical Granny Flat

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We loved bringing this new home to life for our client.  This one bedroom ‘granny flat’ is anything but.  Located at the rear of a suburban home in Cairns, we created a simple, stylish home that captures the amazing rainforest backdrop.

It’s a private sanctuary – encompassing both style and practicality.

The home was custom designed for our client.  We drew inspiration from the gorgeous rainforest backdrop & designed the home to make the most of the leafy outlook.

The kitchen may be compact but it’s a testement to great design. We chose Laminex Green Slate in a natural finish for our cabinets. The beautiful colour is complimented with a Laminex benchtop and spashback in Limed Concrete.


With a building footprint of only 55 square meters, the home packs a lot of style into a small area.  The bedroom includes a walk in robe and a study nook.

Small bathrooms do not need to feel small.  This bathroom is the perfect example of how clever design and beautiful finishes can transform a compact space.

Interior Features

  • Open plan living with 2.1m high doors leading to the deck
  • Light, airy and spacious
  • Loose lay vinyl planking throughout
  • Generous main Bedroom with built in robes
  • Window placement considers both the natural outlook & privacy from neighbours
  • Compact laundry

Exterior Features

  • Exterior cladding Hardies Scyon Axon
  • Kwila timber decking
  • Timber entrance decking & stairs
  • Carport
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