While building a new detached ADU is almost always very expensive, there are some rare occasions where homeowners are able to convent a pre-existing structure into a legal permitted ADU at a cost that is significantly less than the average cost of building an ADU from the ground up. This post is going to dive into the factors that can help a homeowner feasibly convert the garage into ADU for a modest out of pocket cost, $40K-70K for a 325-600 sq ft ADU.
Having headspace puts you in a better headspace. The higher the ceilings, the bigger a space feels. This is especially true in smaller spaces.