One of several small house plans, this one has the garage incorporated into the plan itself. It also fits into the category of ADU.
An Accessory Dwelling Unit is an extra living unit on your property, complete with kitchen, bathroom and sleeping facilities. Subject to local regulations, ADUs may be located either inside, attached to or detached from the primary home on your property. Another common term for ADU is ‘Mother in Law’ apartment. Check out the Seattle Times ADU article: ‘Both sides can benefit in ‘Mother-in-Law Arrangement’.
THE BENEFITS OF OWNING AN ADU
- Extra Housing – Meet a family need or have a tenant living nearby
- Companionship, Security and Home Help – Others to keep you company, look after your well-being or help out around the house
- First Time Home Buyers – Possibly qualify for a larger home loan, have extra income or more choice in using your home
- Income – Extra cash in your pocket for mortgage payments, home repairs or anything else you need