Innovative Home Design Solutions for Various Generations
In recent years, Australia has witnessed significant shifts in lifestyle choices influenced by factors such as housing affordability and financial considerations. This has led to a growing trend where young individuals are opting to reside with their parents for extended periods. Simultaneously, baby boomers are also choosing to live with their adult children to be closer to their families and assistance with health-related issues.
This evolving societal dynamic has sparked an increased interest in multi-generational home designs, as well as the construction of dual-living homes. Additionally, there has been a surge in the demand for granny flats to accommodate additional family members.
How does the design of a multi-generational home differ from a standard residence? The answer lies in customisation based on the specific needs of each family. While the main living areas retain the familiar open-plan layout, kitchens, and spaces for relaxation, they are often slightly larger to cater to multiple generations residing together.
The main distinction in multi-generational homes is the incorporation of two master bedrooms, often situated on different floors. It is important to create versatile and flexible spaces that can serve various purposes for different family members. Ample outdoor and alfresco areas also play a significant role in enhancing the living experience for multiple occupants.
Another viable option gaining popularity is the inclusion of granny flats—self-contained living spaces within the confines of a family home. Designed for one or two individuals, granny flats provide added security and peace of mind, especially for elderly family members.
Integrating a granny flat into your property not only caters to the specific needs of older family members but also adds value to your real estate investment. Whether it’s accommodating elderly relatives, creating a teenage retreat, or establishing space for a home office, Beachside Construction offers comprehensive solutions.
Contact Beachside Construction today to discuss the ideal custom home for your family’s unique requirements. If you’re considering a multi-generational home or contemplating the addition of a granny flat to your existing property, feel free to reach out to us.