House Your Future

We help owners create a more flexible, sociable, and financially secure future with backyard cottages.

Choose From A Variety of Styles

Pick your color, or we can match your house!

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Who's Your DADU?

Small, large, tall, short? Brown, blue, or match your home's weathered hue? No problem, the choice is all you.

Hatch A Plan

A Hatchback Cottage is a powerful way to shape your future. How can we help you achieve your goals?

Why Hatchback

Beyond turn-key

We do more than manage the end-to-end construction process. We help you figure out how to get the most out of your property given your specific goals and financial context, all while offering loan assistance and a variety of design options.

Real Estate Guidance

Hatchback uses industry-leading data and nerdy real estate analytics to create a custom economic outlook. We forecast your potential returns and match you with the best cottage options given your individual goals.

Choice of
Design Style

Choose from our tasteful collection of styles and sizes, proportioned to compliment Seattle's neighborhood architecture. Unique roof
lines, siding materials, and interiors all designed by award winning architects.


Need financing? We maintain a list of active lenders with competitive rates, eager for your business. And we'll be a resource to you as you navigate your loan application, making the financing process as painless as possible.

Total Project

Permits, surveys, utility hook-ups, inspections...We manage the whole construction process. With our partnering General Contractor, we deliver a healthy 75-year-building, built using leading sustainability best practices.

Award-Winning Designers

Our cottages incorporate a range of elegant, contemporary styles.

"We love our backyard cottage for all the reasons Hatchback offers - the flexibility, supplemental income, and sense of community we're creating for our family."

- Emily Hines, homeowner & former elementary school teacher

"Backyard cottages are a fantastic way to increase property values. Hatchback understands this and helps owners realize their full potential with tasteful designs
and a full service approach."

- Rachel Schindler, Managing Broker at Realogics Sotheby's International

"Hatchback is the only company that helps the homeowner think through the economics of their property and make the right choice based on their individualized goals."

- Peter Orser, Former Chair, UW Runstad Dept of Real Estate