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Heating Your Summerhouse

Heating Your Summerhouse To get the maximum use from your summerhouse and so you can use it all year round, heating (as well as insulation, electrics and double glazing) is a must.  If your summerhouse isn’t warm and cosy, then you may not use it as much as you could. Particularly in the colder winter months. When choosing which type of heater to buy, the following are things to take into consideration: – Aesthetics…Whether your summerhouse is for living or working, you need to decide on the appearance of the heating source. Do you want to make a statement or do you prefer something discreet.  Costs of each style can vary immensely. Thermostatic control…To ensure energy efficiency and so that ...

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Summerhouses Are Not Just For Summer

Summerhouses Are Not Just For Summer Many people take the term Summerhouse literally and only use it during the warmer months. But there is nothing to say that you cannot use a summerhouse in the long, dark Winter months too. Summerhouses are not just for summer. There is something appealing about installing lights around the inside of the summerhouse. Or perhaps huricane lamps with candles to create some atmospheric lighting, while enjoying a warming glass of red wine, while it’s all dark outside the windows. Far from being drafty and cold, all of our summerhouses are lined as standard and have the option of full insulation. Which, when combined with an electrical pack and heater, provides a warm and cosy outside ...

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Tips For Furnishing Your Summerhouse

Tips For Furnishing Your Summerhouse Installing a Summerhouse lets you can create additional space in your back garden and a feature which many view to be an essential addition to any outside space. A Chelsea garden summerhouse can be used as your very own special space. Furnishing your summerhouse can transform it 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. Here are our tips for furnishing your summerhouse; Think about using multi-purpose furniture. While a summerhouse can add valuable space, certain furniture can also utilise the space inside like box seating or coffee tables that double as storage units, or a sofa-bed for ...

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A Windsor Summerhouse Installed In Edinburgh

A Windsor Summerhouse Installed In Edinburgh A Summerhouse can complement any garden. The octagonal or hexagonal summerhouse shapes can tuck neatly into a corner of even the smallest gardens like this one in Edinburgh. It provides the client with a retreat to sit in and admire their garden in solitude or with friends as well as providing that third dimension. Living in Central Edinburgh, Mrs Henry wanted to utilise the space in her city centre garden.  She ordered a Windsor hexagonal summerhouse after years of dreaming of having one. As well as wanting a beautiful focal point for her garden, she wanted the functionality of making sure that she could enjoy her garden all year round. Following a successful planning application on behalf ...

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Transform Your Garden With A Chelsea Summerhouse

Transform Your Garden With A Chelsea Summerhouse Every garden needs a refuge from the sun or shelter from the rain so why not add your own perfect garden haven. Handcrafted in Western Red Cedar, our range encompasses eight designs with different size options made to the highest standard. Each with their own unique detailing that can be adapted for a variety of purposes and transform your garden.  You can choose the design, colour and size that reflect your own individual style and matches your home and way of life. We aim to provide all of our clients with a premium quality summerhouse backed up with exceptional customer service. We believe that we offer the best quality and most beautiful summerhouses ...

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Perfect Addition To Any Sized Garden

Perfect Addition To Any Sized Garden Want a hassle free way to add  space to your home but don’t have a huge garden? Don’t worry even the smallest garden can accommodate a little retreat with enough space for a couple of comfy chairs and a table.  Take inspiration from our small summerhouses and start planning your own retreat from the world. The Windsor Situated in the corner of a garden amongst garden greenery, The Windsor offers a delightful sanctuary in which to enjoy the changing seasons.  This six sided 2.5 x 2.2 metre summerhouse is an ideal extension for any sized garden. Be it a small urban garden, or large country house grounds. The Windsor can be an attractive addition to help you ...

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Benefits of a Summerhouse

Benefits of a Summerhouse An English Tradition The English summerhouse has a long and rich history over hundreds of years. Famous writers enjoy the quiet serenity of a garden to create their best works. George Bernard Shaw did much of his writing in his, whilst summerhouses often featured in the works of Walter Scott, Henry James and Charles Dickens. The Mandaris of ancient China would retreat to their summerhouses to rejuvenate their minds and body while seeking inspiration and wisdom from the natural surroundings of the garden. The garden pavikion was the Japanese favoured place to celebrate their tea ceremony, or perhaps the occasional period of meditation. Today, summerhouses remain very much part of English tradition. It can become a haven to read, write, ...

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Wraysbury 10 Summerhouse Installed in Stroud

Wraysbury 10 Summerhouse Installed in Stroud After several years planning and researching the market for a Summerhouse, Mr Cresswell from Stroud ordered a Wraysbury 10 Summerhouse for his garden to use as an extra room that he and his wife could use all year round. After lots of deliberation he opted for a Pebble Green paint finish to blend in with the natural green hues in his garden while still making a contrast with the stunning cedar shingle roof. He also chose leaded double glazing and an electrical pack so they could use the Summerhouse in the colder winter months, creating a wonderful entertaining and relaxing space for them away from their main house. The finished summerhouse looks amazing… Dear Michelle It ...

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Summerhouses – An Extension Of Your Home

Summerhouses – An Extension Of Your Home A summer house or summerhouse has traditionally referred to a building or shelter used for relaxation in warm weather. Nowadays a summerhouse is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors whatever the season. Summerhouses are idyllic hideaways to… relax, dine, play, work, read, write. They are an extension to your home as well as forming an essential focal point to enhance the setting of your home. Gone are the days when summerhouses were simply shady spaces for whiling away the long summer days with a good book. Now, summerhouses can be anything you want them to be – from an art studio to a home brewery. Whether you want to get away from it all with your very own ...

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Add Your Own Garden Hideaway

Add Your Own Garden Hideaway A Chelsea Summerhouse evokes all that is best about the garden in summer. Handmade in Western Red Cedar, a summerhouse or gazebo provides an idyllic garden hideaway. A place where once can escape from the pressures and interruptions of everyday life, and relax. The summerhouse has a rich history. George Bernard Shaw did much of his writing in his, whilst summerhouses often featured in the works of Charles Dickens. In ancient China, mandarins would retreat to their summerhouses to rejuvenate and seek inspiration and wisdom from the natural surroundings of the garden. In Japan the pavilion/ gazebo was the favoured place in which to celebrate the tea ceremony and the occasion spot of meditation. Today, ...

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