In-Law Apartments are a great option families who like to stay close but maintain independence and privacy. These apartments are usually built off of an existing home, complete with their own kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living area, and private entryway. If you’re considering adding an In-Law Apartment to your house, check out some of the benefits of making it a reality!
Creating a space within your home for your older family members allows you to gain some additional support around the house. This support could come in the form of help with the kids or help with cooking the family dinner. Either way, being able to call on other family members from time-to-time takes some weight and stress off of your shoulders.
Peace of Mind
Knowing that your family is seconds away in the event of an emergency situation provides homeowners with some peace of mind. Having family this close also allows you to monitor their health and activity, so you know exactly how they’re doing.
Remaining Sense of Independence
Having their own “apartment” means that these family members can remain independent. An In-Law Apartment equipped with a kitchen and appliances means your family will still be capable of managing and maintaining their individual lifestyles. Having a private entryway also helps to create another level of solitude.
Versatility of Space
Even though they are referred to as “In-Law Apartments,” this space can be used for so many other things! Think guest room, fitness center, or even a craft space. Maybe you’ve downsized since your youngest has gone to college, this apartment can be a welcoming space for them during the summer! It can also be a space that you can rent out, and make some extra income.
Added Home Value
When the time comes to sell your home, additional rooms increase the value of your home. The extra space may even make your home feel more luxurious than before. In-Law Apartments are unique, making it a selling point on your house that potential buyers will love.
No matter the original intrigue of an In-Law Apartment, they offer homeowners great versatility. From family support to independence, these apartments are a great addition to any home. To get a start on this project today, call Patriot Construction at (585)-720-0990 or fill out our contact form here. We’d love to create the perfect In-Law Apartment for your family!