The Metro

lifestyle-granny-flats-winner-hia-awardThis is one of our larger designs with generous bedrooms and an open-plan living / dining / kitchen area and an optional deck.

*As with all Lifestyle Granny Flats designs, we custom-build to our client’s requirements. As such, the design that was awarded the prestigious HIA Award may be slightly different to the outlines on this page.

The Metro 1:
  • Contemporary design.
  • Large bedrooms with built in robe.
  • Real entertainer.

The Metro 2:
  • 2 bedrooms with built in robes.
  • Spacious kitchen.
  • Open plan living onto patio.

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  • This duplex-style backyard bungalow boasts separate living and bedroom zones plus optional private deck
  • With its large open-plan living areas, the Metro combines space and comfort to offer a great independent living solution
  • The 2 bedrooms are separated by a bathroom for maximum privacy
  • Smart, modern design balanced with simple and practical features like built-in robes
  • Add your choice of cladding to get the look you want
  • Easily adapted for wheelchair access
  • The optional deck creates extra room for relaxing or entertaining

Ideal for:

  • Renting out
  • Couple, small family or busy executives
  • Students / boarders
  • Elderly parents wishing to have space for guests, a study or craft room
  • Single parent returning home with children
  • Patios optional

Stand Out:

  • The Metro is a classic design that will suit most suburban homes and allows you to mould into your own style
  • All the features of a small house; separate bedroom, spacious living area, full-size kitchen and built-in robes, it’s affordable living without having to skimp on quality

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Standard Inclusions:

This information is intended to be a general outline for the guidance of intended Buyers and is subject to change without notice.

  • General
  • Building Permits & Mandatory Insurances
  • Master Builders or HIA Building Contract
  • Engineered Foundation Design
  • Full Working Drawings and Specifications
  • Structure (Concrete Slab)
  • Foundation for ‘S’ Class Soil
  • Treated Frames and Trusses
  • 2400mm High Ceilings
  • Earthworks for Envelope of Building
  • Termite Treatment to Australian Standard AS 3660-1
  • Roofing – Choice of Colour
  • Colourbond Roof – Custom Orb Profile
  • Colourbond Metal Fascia & Gutters
  • 600mm Eaves
  • 90mm PVC Downpipes
  • Plumbing
  • Internal connections Kitchen/Bathroom (excl. Laundry)
  • External Taps
  • External Walls
  • Hardies Prime line FC Cladding/li>
  • Sliding Window & Door – Choice of Colour
  • Bradnams Powder Coated Aluminium
  • Insect Screens to Sliding Windows and Doors
  • Obscure Glass to Bathroom window
  • Security keyed alike locks
  • Insulation (6 Star Energy Efficiency Compliance)
  • Sisalation to External Walls
  • Wall Insulation
  • Roof Blanket Insulation
  • Electrical
  • Downlights
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceiling Fan/Light
  • Double Power Points throughout/li>
  • Smoke Detectors as per Current Requirements
  • TV Points
  • Sub Board & Safety Switch
  • Heater/Fan Bathroom Light
  • Doors & Handles
  • Flush Panel Internal Doors
  • Stainless Steel Lever Action Door Handles
  • Internal Linings and Trims
  • 10mm Plasterboard to Walls & Ceiling
  • 68mm Skirting – 42mm Architraves – 90mm Cornice
  • Painting
  • 3 Coat Paint System
  • Internal Walls & Ceiling – 1 Colour
  • Internal Timber and Doors – Gloss – 1 Colour
  • External Cladding & Eaves – 1 Colour
  • Wardrobes
  • White melamine hat shelf and hanging rail
  • Bank of shelves and Drawers
  • Vinyl sliding doors
  • Tiling – Bathroom wet area (Builders Range)
  • Shower wall Tiles
  • Splashback tiles to Kitchen, Vanity and Skirting
  • Bathroom Floor Tiles
  • Kitchen
  • Post formed Laminated Benchtop
  • Overhead and Under Bench Cupboard – Sheen Finish
  • Pantry
  • Set of 4 drawers & Cutlery Tray
  • Set of 2 Pot Drawers
  • Westinghouse Stainless Steel Wall Oven
  • Westinghouse Ceramic Glass Cook Top
  • Westinghouse Stainless Steel Retractable Range Hood
  • Stainless Steel Single Bowl and Drainer Sink & Chrome
  • Bathroom
  • Close Coupled Toilet – Ceramic Pan and Cistern
  • 900mm Vanity with Ceramic Bowl and Laminate Top
  • Frameless Mirror over Vanity
  • Semi-Frameless Pivot Glass Shower Cubicle or Fixed Panel
  • Chrome Mixer to Vanity and Shower
  • Shower Rose on Rail with Soap Holder
  • Chrome Towel Rail and Toilet Roll Holder
  • Washing Machine Space (Design Specific)
  • Hot Water System
  • 125L Thermann Electric 3.6Kw or Gas Rinnai
  • Floor Coverings
  • Carpet to Bedrooms
  • Vinyl Plank Flooring to Main Areas
  • Patio – Under Roof (If Applicable)
  • Concrete Slab
  • 2 Treated Pine Posts
  • Colourbond Roof, Fascia and Gutter
  • PVC Downpipes
  • Exclusions – Except Where Noted
  • Earthworks Outside of the Building Envelope
  • Landscaping
  • Retaining Walls
  • Fencing

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