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Summerhouse Ideas….

Summerhouse Ideas….   There’s a million and one ways to use a summer house. From a modest but quaint garden shelter to protect against rain and sun, to a fully powered, insulated and connected living space. There are lots of summerhouse ideas. A garden summer house can be used as your very own special space in all seasons. It can be transformed into a studio for writing, painting or other crafting activities. Or can simply become a space for you to relax in and enjoy your leisure time. The possibilities are endless. The position of your summer house is really important. Generally at the far end of the garden is a good place – in the middle could make your ...

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Prestigious Commissions

Prestigious Commissions Chelsea Summerhouses have installed summer houses at some stunning and prestigious locations throughout the country. Our favourites are Dudmaston Hall, a 17th-century country house in the care of the National Trust in the Severn Valley, Shropshire, England. The National Trust chose our Wraysbury 10 Sided Summer house for its stunning grounds due to its superior design and quality as well as being completely in keeping with the property. Painted in a National Trust green colour externally as specified by The National Trust and internally in Old English Cream the summerhouse came complete with plain double glazing.       Other prestigious commissions also include Mount Grace Priory. Mount Grace Priory, in North Yorkshire, is the best preserved and most ...

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Summerhouse Home Gym

Summerhouse Home Gym With more and more people working longer hours and with the compute to and from work taking even longer, our time for leisure activities is rapidly decreasing. Even when you get home from a hard days work the last thing you want to do is get back in the car to go to a gym. A simple solution for those of you wanting to get fit but struggling to find the time to go to the gym is a home gym. Bring the gym to you instead. Why not consider using a summerhouse at the bottom of your garden to workout in, a home gym summerhouse. We have sold many summerhouses now for the sole use of being ...

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Add A Focal Point To Your Garden

Add A Focal Point To Your Garden A Summerhouse can compliment any garden! Every garden need a feature, a point of interest or a third dimension. Most gardens are flat so adding height in the form of a summerhouse can transofrm your garden. Our corner Kingston Summerhouse or hexagonal Windsor Summerhouse can tuck neatly into a corner of even the smallest garden. They will provide you with a retreat to sit in and admire your garden in solitude or with friends, as well as providing that third dimension. Our Henley rectangular Summerhouse or Abingdon Summerhouse provide endless possibilities of use with their internal space. An outdoor dining room or pool changing area are just a couple of ideas. Choose a ...

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Chelsea Summerhouses Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

Chelsea Summerhouses Awarded Best of Houzz 2020 Chelsea Summerhouses Ltd are delighted to announce that we have won an award on on Houzz®, (for the 5th year in a row) the leading platform for home renovation and design. The award is for “Customer Service”. Chelsea Summerhouses Ltd were chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 2.5 million active home building, renovation and design industry professionals. The Best Of Houzz badge is awarded annually, in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design awards honour professionals whose work was the most popular among the Houzz community. Customer Service honours are based on several factors, including a pro’s overall rating on Houzz ...

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A Summerhouse Base…What Is Best?

A Summerhouse Base To ensure your summerhouse lasts as long as it is intended a fundamental requirement is the base it sits on. When we’re advising our customers before they purchase a summerhouse, one of the key things we discuss with them is the base. How important it is to have a flat, level base for us to install their summerhouse on top of. You may think that this isn’t a crucial part of your installation, but if a summerhouse is laid onto paving that is uneven it can cause lots of problems long term. The door and window frames can drop out of alignment, causing you problems with opening or closing them and undue stress can be put on ...

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Favourite Summerhouse Installations of 2019

Favourite Summerhouse Installations of 2019   2019 was another amazing year for us, with lots of lovely summerhouse installations in the gardens of lots of lovely customers. Our installations team travelled the length and breadth of the UK. From the highlands of Scotland to the stunning coastline of Cornwall and Devon. They delivered and assembled Chelsea Summerhouses in many beautiful locations. We have handmade and installed so many incredible summerhouses and garden rooms that we were hard pressed to pick our favourites but after much deliberation we’ve put together a list of our most memorable installations of 2019.   Garden Hideway In Lincoln Positioned at the bottom of this beautiful walled garden, this Richmond Small Summerhouse painted in Eryngium  Blue ...

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Beat The January Blues

Beat The January Blues January is often regarded as one of the most depressing months of the year. Christmas is over, and yet the long winter stills stretches out before us. It’s easy to become bogged down with the January blues. But January is also the perfect chance to start afresh, change your outlook, start a new hobby and get excited about the opportunities that lie in the year ahead. It is a time look to the future, time to look closer to home, and to what changes can be made to vastly improve your property. One such addition is a garden summerhouse.  A summerhouse can create a quiet retreat, a great place for entertaining or an ‘extension’ that can provide ...

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You Deserve The Best

You Deserve The Best Garden Building   Our Chelsea Summerhouse & Gazebo Collection is nothing short of luxurious. From the exquisite design to the high specification finishing touches, your Cheslea Garden Building will look stunning from the day it is installed and for many years after. It’s that high level of luxury which we truly pride ourselves on.    History Our unrivalled traditional summerhouse design dates back to the early 1900s.  These designs have stood the test of time and are the ‘original summerhouse’ that many other companies have tried to imitate. Time honoured traditions are still cherished but combined with 21st century technology. We make the most luxuriant yet traditional range of summerhouses with distinct features including high cedar shingled ...

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Windsor Summerhouse Installed In Halifax

Windsor Summerhouse Installed In Halifax   This stunning  Windsor Summerhouse has recently been installed in this beautiful garden in Barkisland, Halifax. The customer wanted a snug at the bottom of their garden they could use all year round. Like all of our garden buildings, this Windsor was handmade from Wester Red Cedar at our factory in County Durham.  Not wanting to compromise on the deisgn of the summerhouse but living in a conservation area, they required planning permission. We took care of the whole process, running manufacture of their summerhouse alongside their planning application. This meant they didn’t need to wait much longer than the planning decision time for their summerhouse to be installed. We then installed as part of our end-to-end service ...

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