While some may be little more than a glorified garden shed others are far more exotic, but all have the same purpose of providing extra accommodation. This may be for occasional guests, for elderly relatives or as a backyard retreat where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the main house. These thirty interesting structures are described in an article by Joanna Tovia which I found on the Houzz website.
Whether you need to house an aging parent, prefer a separate space for guests or crave a quiet spot of your own to write that bestselling novel, it may be time to reimagine your backyard. As these inspirational outbuildings from around the world reveal, backyard retreats come in all shapes and sizes. See which one would fit in best at your place.1. Sydney. These stylish guest quarters aren?t just for guests. The two doors on the right open to reveal a bathroom-laundry and a light-filled workshop-storage area. And who doesn?t love an outdoor shower?2. London. Creativity and productivity are almost guaranteed in a home office as fabulous as this one. Who says a backyard room needs corners?3. San Francisco. Many people dream of having their own studio into which they can disappear to work on their art, but a studio that itself disappears is one step better. A greenery-covered room of one?s own is definitely worth aspiring to.