Barn to ADU Conversion

It is becoming increasingly popular to convert barns and storage above garages into Additional Dwelling Units. Utilizing this space for passive income is one of the least expensive ADU paths as there is often no structural or foundation work required. Shown below is the conversion of the attic space above a garage in a classic Dunn Barn. In this case we decided to use dormers to create 8′ ceiling heights in the bedrooms and bathroom.

Because the upstairs was an attic the walls sloped in drastically
Gable Roof Dormers
not only provided the bedrooms and bathroom with 8' ceilings but gave the building some much needed curb appeal.
Relocating the stairs to outside allowed for more interior floor space and
BBQ Deck
at the entry. A perfect place for a morning cup of coffee!
Vaulted Ceilings
opened up the small living and dining spaces.
The kitchen offered plenty of storage with
Custom Built Cabinetry
allowing them to fit perfectly against the sloped ceiling.
The bathroom featured a 48" vanity and
Onsite Stacked Laundry
And a separate toilet and shower room with plenty of
Shower Storage
which is easily cleaned with this tub surround insert.
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Additional Dwelling Units are easier than ever to build in San Luis Obispo County under the new 2020 Building Code Cycle. Many previous obstructions, both physically and financially, have been removed or reduced. Now is the time for ADU’s. Gannage Design & Construction would love to guide you through the design process, handle all permits and fees and build you a money making machine! Contact us today to get started on your ADU today!

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