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Working From Home…

Working From Home… If you’re thinking of working from home, then a summerhouse garden office tucked away in your garden could be just the solution you’re looking for. Would you love to take the opportunity to quit the commute but you don’t have the space indoors to accommodate working from home? Why not move your working space into your outside space and build your very own luxury garden office? Any of the Cheslea Summerhouse range you see on our website are suitable as offices. It just comes down to which style you prefer and the size you need. The Oxford Range of Summerhouses for example offers an alternative to the traditional summerhouse in look and style. Striking in form and ...

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Wheelchair Friendly Summerhouse

Wheelchair Friendly Summerhouse The brief for this stunning garden design project in Ormskirk was to make sure every aspect was suitable for a wheelchair. They also wanted a wheelchair friendly summerhouse so the client was able to enjoy their outdoor space unaided.  Nestled in the corner, our Kingston Summerhouse sits proudly next to the garden pond.  The bespoke doors are positioned diagonally beneath the eaves to provide panoramic views across the garden and afford shelter in inclement weather. These were modified for easy wheelchair access.       Cedar Stained in Natural Cedar, the summerhouse blends in with the natural hues of the garden. Eventually turning the beautiful silver grey cedar ages to. Plain double glazing offers unrestricted views of ...

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Financing Your Summerhouse

Financing Your Summerhouse At Chelsea Summerhouses we believe that everyone deserves to own their dream summerhouse or garden room.  That’s why we have partnered with Hitachi Capital, one of the worlds largest consumer credit providers, to offer our customers a range of tailored finance options. The process is simple and we aim to process your application within 24-hours. It’s probably less than you think to own one of the World’s Finest Summerhouses. We require a 25% deposit upon order then you have the option of paying a set monthly installment or deferring the outstanding balance amount for up to 1 year.   Buy Now Pay Later Need just a little more time to get your finances together? Rather keep the money ...

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Teenage Den In The Garden

Teenage Den In The Garden Every teenager longs for a space of their own, a teenage den to hang out with friends and some privacy for study and relaxation.  A garden room makes the perfect choice for both parents and teenagers. We recently installed this Oxford Studio with veranda in Sevenoaks for a growing family looking for multi-purpose outdoor contemporary living space. The Oxford Studio makes a functional option for today’s lifestyle. This range of Studios offers an alternative to the traditional garden buildings in look and style. Striking in form and following contemporary, minimalist approach to rooms outside.     Testimonial “Having completed a significant amount of research to find a good quality summerhouse we were fortunate enough to stumble ...

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The Importance Of Me Time

Me Time There should always be time for ‘me time’! And a garden summerhouse is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy some quality time for yourself.   It’s safe to say that most of us don’t have enough time for ourselves as most people really don’t see it as a priority in their busy lives. The demands of modern day life can be overwhelming; running a business, working a job, taking care of a family, participating in social commitments. Whatever your lifestyle demands, you need to make sure you don’t burn out. Invest in a summerhouse and you can also invest into quality time for yourself. Start soaking up the wonders that the great outdoors has to offer ...

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Customer Story – Wraysbury Summerhouse

  Wraysbury Octagonal Summerhouse We recently received photos from a customer of his stunning Wraysbury Octagonal  Summerhouse installed in Wiltshire last year. Their initial brief was to spend as much time in their newly landscaped  garden as possible and they certainly have acheived that. They chose The Wraysbury after seeing the same one installed locally and thought it would look perfect in their corner setting with the doors facing the cente of the lawn. An octagonal summerhouse is a popular choice for all gardens, as they suit most spaces and garden shapes.     After spending a year stocking out the garden with a mixture of evergreen trees and shrubs , perennials and annuals such as peragoniums and dahlias for colour ...

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Swimming Pool Houses

Pool Houses Over the years, we have had quite a few requests from customers for summerhouses that they can use as pool houses.  Ideally positioned right next to their outdoor swimming pool to create the perfect area for outdoor living. Pool houses are used for a number of reasons by our customers. Mainly as changing rooms or a space to relax in pool side.  Other uses are house the pumps and generator for their pool or the perfect combination of all the above. Changing Room Need a changing room for your outdoor swimming pool? Why not install a stunning summerhouse to use changing room to the side of the pool, we’ve installed a few in our time. No more running in ...

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Planning Permission For Summerhouses

Planning Permission For Summerhouses    One of the most frequent questions we are asked is ‘Do I need planning permission for my summerhouse or garden studio?’ The answer is: The location, size, height and how you intend to use your summerhouse would determine whether planning permission would be required. All timber garden structures, including Garden Summerhouses and Studios are subject to planning permission rules; however, the good news is that the majority of our buildings won’t actually require planning permission for installation. If you do require planning permission, don’t worry Chelsea Summerhouses offer a no fee service where we submit the application on your behalf. We liaise with your local authority from start to finish.  We have never had planning permission ...

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The Oxford Garden Studio

  The Oxford Garden Studio The Oxford Garden Studion is a stylishly functional, year-round solution for adding extra space to your property without the need to extend or renovate.  If you’ve been looking into the many different ways to extend your living space. To work from home, relax in the garden or enjoy your hobbies in peace and tranquility, then The Oxford Garden Studio could be the perfect choice for you. Perfect for all year round use; The Oxford Studio comes with double glazing as standard and options to tailor your garden room to suit your home and lifestyle. If you want a hobby room, a garden office, or a retreat to enjoy your garden from, we can help. All ...

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Why Choose A Cedar Summerhouse?

Why Choose A Cedar Summerhouse? Summerhouses and Garden Buildings can be constructed from a number of timbers so when purchasing a summerhouse, it’s important to consider the longevity and stability of the material used for construction. Western Red Cedar is one of the world’s most durable of timbers so is the perfect choice for your summerhouse. Although it tends to be more expensive than European Redwood or other timbers, it is far superior as it can last over double the time with no maintenance. Cedar is naturally durable and stable meaning it is less likely to split and warp. Summerhouses have to endure the extremes of weather, from wet cold winters to the heat of midsummer. When a summerhouse is ...

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