What are the best summerhouses?

Top 10 most popular products

  1. Summerhouse PR25. This model is popular with many customers.
  2. Gazebo VV2. Enjoy the long summer days with this modern 9 m² gazebo.
  3. Summerhouse PS9. This veranda with storage was developed in 2016.
  4. Log cabin B13.
  5. Summerhouse PS13.
  6. Log Cabin B52.
  7. Summerhouse P52.
  8. Gazebo VV22.

Whats the difference between a log cabin and a shed?

A shed is a panelled structure. A shed will have a cladding thickness of 7mm – 18mm. A Log cabin is built with individual logs.

What is the difference between a garden room and a log cabin?

A garden log cabin is indeed a garden room, but they may not look the same as a conventional garden room due to the cabins distinguishing feature that make it look slightly different to garden room but they both do exactly the same thing. So, our garden rooms are currently in the design of a log cabin.

What is the difference between a summer house and a shed?

While sheds are typically used for storage, many people use summer houses as an extra room – functioning as an extension of their home. They can really bring a garden together, acting as a design feature or centrepiece as well as a practical building to make the most of your outdoor space.

Does a summer house add value?

How much value does a summerhouse or garden building add to your property? Boost the value of your property without the inconvenience of getting a planning permission for an extension or loft conversion. Studies have shown that adding a summerhouse or garden building to your property can add up to 5% of value.

Can I sleep in a summer house?

The short answer is no, if you’re talking about a traditional garden shed. A garden building that is to be used as a ‘granny annexe’ or regular sleeping accommodation will require planning permission and must meet current building regulations. With a few modifications you can use your shed as an extra bedroom.

Can you clad a log cabin?

Cladding is a log home owner’s preferred choice when it comes to insulation as it not only helps insulate the log cabin but also adds more beauty to the exterior of the log house. When it comes to exterior cladding, various options are available, including but not limited to stone, texture, wood, tiles, metal and more.

What is a summer shed?

What is a summerhouse used for? When most people think of a summerhouse, they view it as a place to relax and enjoy their garden. The enclosed space should be light and airy, but somewhat shielded from the sun. Summerhouses are more versatile than sheds. They can be used for multiple purposes or be single use.

Why are log cabins so expensive?

The biggest reason is that the appointments and specifications(number of fireplaces, finished flooring, window and door quality, etc.) make up most of the cost of the homes. Another big reason is that, most of the times, the cheaper the log or timber package, the more on-site work to do.

Is it worth buying a log cabin?

The bottom line. A log cabin can be a great investment, but as is the case with any income property you buy, make sure you really know what you’re signing up for. That way, you’re less likely to regret your decision later.

What’s the difference between a summerhouse and a log cabin?

Summer houses typically have a wall thickness of 7 – 12mm, which is akin to a high-quality garden shed. Log cabins have much heavier cladding, ranging up to 70mm, which is often Scandinavian in origin. This makes log cabins much more suitable for year-round usage, perhaps as a garden office or home gym.

How long do summerhouses last?

With the proper care and maintenance summer houses can last years, in some cases up to and above 10 years. Preparing your summer house for the changing seasons will help it last even longer.

What is the best size log cabin for a summerhouse?

The Shannon Log Cabin is below 2.5m in height making it the perfect cabin for a summerhouse, home gym or as a garden office. Measuring 3.5 x 3.5m, the Dagmar Corner Log Cabin is the largest pentagonal model in 28mm wall logs. The ideal garden summerhouse with double doors and two opening windows.

Where can I buy a large wooden summerhouse?

There’s nowhere else where you can purchase value for money modern summerhouses, Midlands Sheds and Summerhouses should be your first choice for large wooden summerhouses and big summer sheds. What’s more is, our range of large summer houses are versatile and can be used for a range of things including additional living space or entertaining.

Why choose a billyoh log cabin summerhouse?

And our BillyOh log cabin summerhouses are only made from high-quality European sourced timber, so you can be sure in the knowledge that you’re buying something that’s built to last. That’s why our BillyOh garden cabins and summerhouses come with a 10-year guarantee against rot, decay, and insect infestations.

Do you need planning permission for a log cabin summerhouse?

If your log cabin summerhouse doesn’t exceed 50% of your garden size or the front of your house, it should fall under ‘permitted development’, meaning you wouldn’t require planning permission. However, we’d still advise checking with your local planning authority first.