First Novato Jr. Unit The first Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit (Jr. Unit) in Novato was completed in September of 2016. Read more… Before: The home’s master bedroom and bath occupy about 240 square feet in the back corner of the house. Before: The door at the right connects this bedroom to the rest of the house. The bathroom is opposite the mirrored closet. Before: The small bathroom had open storage and a pedestal sink. During Construction: The addition of French doors and removal of the closet and header give the room a spacious. feel During Construction: A new closet was created at the other end of the room. During Construction: A second connecting door has been added; sound insulation will be sandwiched between the two doors. During Construction: Manny moves the Ikea kitchen cabinets into place. The cabinet at the right will go into the bathroom. During Construction: The countertop and sink have been installed on the base cabinets. During Construction: Scott installs the shelves he built for kitchen storage. During Construction: The kitchen is nearing completion; the refrigerator will slip under the right-hand end of counter. After: New French doors and a deck create a private entry to the Jr. Unit from the side yard. After: A shaded outdoor table and chairs extend the unit’s living space. After: With a private side yard and backyard, this unit has even more space outside than inside. After: The refrigerator and induction cooktop are in place, and the shelf awaits a microwave or toaster oven. After: An Ikea vanity, mirrored cabinet, and larger medicine cabinet will provide ample storage in the bathroom. After: The enlarged window brings light into the kitchen area. After: There’s room for a dining table next to the kitchen counter, and room for a dresser or armoire by the door, which will be closed and locked. After: The freshly-painted space is ready to provide a welcoming home for a lucky tenant.