Continuing the tradition of constructing artful accessory buildings in Florida

Two-Story One-Car Garage Apartment

Landscaping completes the look.

Historic Shed™ is pleased to now offer a customizable two-story, one-car Garage Apartment. The garage features an 8′ wide overhead garage door faced with carriage house door overlay. The second floor is accessed by an exterior stair and can be left bare or finished to serve as living space/ home office/ guest quarters or whatever you need an extra room for. The Garage Apartment is available in both gable and hipped roof versions with roof slope and eave details to match your home. Additional features and details are available such as eave brackets, outriggers and gable-end vents to complement your home. A 6’x12′ storage/ workshop can be added to the side of the garage as an upgrade. The Historic Shed™ Garage Apartment meets/ exceeds Florida Building Code requirements.

All Historic Shed™ outbuildings are engineered to meet Florida Building Codes. Plans are provided by Historic Shed as part of the building project.


Common Garage ApartmentOptionsPrice
Standard 12'x20' Two-Story One-Car Garage with 8' wide overhead door, 5 windows, 1 French door, Exterior stair, Exterior Shell Only$ 39,475.00 *
Interior finishes in second floor level (drywall walls, wood ceiling, traditional wood trim package, laminate flooring)$ 12,445.00 *
3' Cypress Board and Batten Pedestrian Door$ 400.00
Additional WindowsStarting at $ 380.00 each
Single Wood French DoorStarting at $ 500.00
Double Wood French DoorsStarting at $ 1000.00
6'x12' Workshop addition with single door$ 4,300.00
HVAC Mini Split AC$ 1,500.00
Brackets/ OutriggersStarting at $ 50 each
Metal Roof (5-V Crimp or Corrugated)Call for Price
Need further customizing?Call us!

* price does not include driveway, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, tile or tile installation, cabinets, appliances or permit fees.

Interested in building your own? Buy the plans here:

Now Available: Details on our new Two-Story TWO-Car Garage Apartment

Carriage House
Two Car Two Story Garage Apartment

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