Granny Flat - Millner

This Granny Flat project was aimed at providing a comfortable and homely independent living unit for extended family on a Darwin residential block.

Renovation/Addition Project up to $250,000

A one bedroom/one bathroom design with separate kitchen, lounge room and a lovely sheltered al fresco area which incorporates landscaping elements to assist passive cooling, the high ceilings create a real sense of space and the louvered windows provide excellent air flow and cross ventilation to suit the climate. The internal living area is 47 square metres complying with government regulations. The dwelling features a unique shape to fit comfortably within the block and maximise interaction with the existing home, family and outdoor entertainment area.

The Forrest Building team really enjoyed building this project as there were many special features which provided healthy challenges for them. The team are very proud of the finished product.

The Granny Flat was designed by local building designer Anthea Wells-Corner of Dancing Dragon Design who believes in creating something a little bit different to express the uniquity of each client. The project has recently been awarded the BDANT 2015 Design Award for Residential Alterations and/or Additions less than $200,000. 

From the perspective of both client and designer, and with no intent of cliché, it was an absolute delight to work with Jack and his team. Due to the professionalism, amenability, adaptability, craftsmanship and intelligence inherent in Forrest Building I was blessed with a trouble free build that resulted in a beautifully detailed and unique home that consistently raises the question from those who see it, ‘Who was the builder?’. There can be no greater testimonial than that.

Anthea - Home Owner and Designer - Dancing Dragon Design

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Batchelor - Cheeney Station

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Cullen Bay

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Cullen Bay

An extensive renovation in the heart of Cullen Bay, this project has given us the opportunity to integrate brilliant design, finishes and workmanship to enable its owners to enjoy this stunning location in comfort and style.

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Nightcliff

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Nightcliff

A beautifully sleek, modern and functional bathroom with more than a splash of luxury! This project was a complete re-design and full renovation of the existing bathroom in a tropical elevated Darwin home.

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Urbex Sales Centre

Office Fitout

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Forrest Building Co were engaged by Urbex, Developers of Zuccoli, to complete their new Sales and Information Office fit out within the newly constructed Zuccoli Village Plaza. The Urbex team are thoroughly enjoying their new space.

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Zuccoli

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Zuccoli

Forrest Building Co. were engaged by Developers of Zuccoli to build this stunning New Home as one of their Affordable Housing demonstration homes featuring climate responsive design.

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Stuart Park

Renovation

Stuart Park

​This comprehensive living area renovation and new kitchen installation enables the owners to truly enjoy tropical living, seamlessly blending indoors and outdoors.

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Zuccoli

New Home

Zuccoli

Forrest Building Co. were engaged by Developers of Zuccoli to build this stunning New Home as one of their Affordable Housing demonstration featuring climate responsive design.

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Millner

Granny Flat

Millner

This Granny Flat project was aimed at providing a comfortable and homely independent living unit for extended family on a Darwin residential block.

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Tiwi

Granny Flat

Tiwi

The goal of this project was to increase the rental yield of the property, capitalising on its close proximity to the university and hospital whilst utilising the limited free yard space.

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Brinkin

Extension

Brinkin

We completed a build-in underneath a tropical elevated home to provide a self contained unit with increased rental yield for owner.

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