A sad and sagging garage provided inspiration for a lovely guest house, with a private artist's studio below and a deluxe henhouse on the side. 

   

Facelift complete! A welcoming entrance to a guest house

the original "garage" leaked, sagged, and was rotting away.

A new mother-in-law apartment sits above an artist's studio and a comfy henhouse! An unusual building, saved from rotting away.

The entrance to the artist's studio, down a garden path to a secluded hideaway

Major rebuilding was necessary; the roof had leaked and the framing was rotten. This upper story was a garage in an earlier life.