Exterior, Shingles, Gable, Wood, House, and Small Home The architects expanded the building to a total of 571 square feet. The rear entry, shown here, accesses a loft space that is currently used for storage. In the future, the loft might become an office or additional sleeping quarters, depending on the homeowners' needs.  Best Exterior Small Home Gable House Photos from A Detached Garage Becomes a Winning “Granny Pad”