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accessory apartment

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noun
  1. a self-contained living area within a single-family home, as for an aging parent.
Also called in-law apartment; especially British, granny flat.
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British Dictionary definitions for granny flat

granny flat

noun
  1. self-contained accommodation within or built onto a house, suitable for an elderly parentAlso called: granny annexe
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