Garden Studios – Best on a Budget

With money not flowing as freely these days we thought it would be interesting to see what types of garden studio we could buy with a budget of £12,000. Our search was not to find the cheapest garden studios on offer, but those that offered the best combination of size, specification and price.

Here are what we consider to be the best buys on a budget of £12,000 (in no particular order)

Sanctum Garden Studios £11,900 inc VAT

Sanctum Garden Studios are offering a 4.8m x 2.4m contemporary garden studio for £11,900 including VAT.This flat roof design is virtually maintenance free due to its durable cedar cladding and a composite roof panel. Sanctum Garden Studios have fully glazed french doors with sidelights on the front elevation flooding the garden studio with natural light.

Key Features

  • VAT
  • All maintenance-free Western Red Cedar cladding
  • Fully insulated walls, floor and roof
  • Maintenance-free composite roof panel made by a worldwide market leader
  • UPVC double-glazed windows and doors, low ‘E’ glass and insurance       approved multi-point locking system
  • Electrics fully installed in either low or high level media trunking, including sockets and lights all wired to consumer unit and outside    junction box,  ready for your electrician to connect to the house supply
  • Full installation by our in-house team including foundations

For more information visit Tel: 0844 800 9750

Cotsmill Garden Offices £11,995 inc VAT

Cotsmill Garden Offices are able to offer this 3m x 4m contemporary garden studio for £11,995 inc VAT, this price includes double glazing with toughened glass, full 360′ insulation, carpet or laminate, electrics, timber doors and windows (uPVC offered at a small premium), doors and windows positioned as customer desires, solid pressure treated frame which is glued and screwed, pressure treated redwood cladding as standard but cedar available at extra cost.

Key Features

  • Fully insulated
  • Electrically wired
  • Treated Redwood Cladding
  • Coated MDF interior
  • Carpeted or Laminate Floor

For more information Tel: 01865 407608

O-Pod £11,750

The Space Pod is 4m x 3m and boasts a fully glazed frontage, fully insulated and is practically soundproof. The Space Pod features a barrelled roof and internal beams which give it a barge-like cosy feel whilst still feeling contemporary. It is clad in Cedar and Thermowood which both boast excellent lifespan properties for an external application and is fully fitted internally with electrics, dimmable spotlights and a Wharfedale surround sound stereo system (the speakers are embedded within the walls – only adds further to the appeal!) Be quick, O-Pod don’t currently charge VAT but will soon so don’t miss out on this price!

Key Features

  • Fully insulated
  • Electrically wired – including surround sound system
  • Cedar Cladding
  • Plasterboard interior
  • Laminate Floor

For more information Tel: 0161 848 9770

Crane Sheds & Summerhouses £9,350 Inc VAT

The Salthouse from Crane Sheds & Summerhouses is a 3m x 3.6m fully insulated contemporary style studio. With its pent style roof, it has been designed for a modern workspace; the Salthouse Studio affords maximum light with its fully glazed walls and with its high performance insulation and double glazing provides a perfect year-round office, gym or studio. All studios are handmade in Norfolk and The Salthouse is available in a number of other sizes and prices.

Key Features

  • Fully insulated
  • FSC Redwood Cladding
  • Internal vertical matchboard lining
  • Electric pack and heater options

For more information Tel: 01553 617124

Room4-you £12,250 Inc VAT

This 3.6m x 3.6m contemporary building is from Room4-you’s Garden Office Range it is highly insulated, has double glazed UPVC doors and windows, EPDM rubber roofing and Thermowood cladding. The interior is fully plastered and the floor is finished in hardwearing laminate. Fully wired eclectically, including electric convector heating. The price includes foundations and installation.

Key Features

  • Fully insulated
  • Fully wired electrically including heating
  • Thermowood Cladding
  • Plastered interior
  • Laminate flooring

For more information Tel: 01709 877888

Garden Lodges £10,995 Inc VAT

The Garden Lodges Office 2 is 3.9m x 2.8m and manufactured in the Garden Lodges factory to exacting standards, a Garden Lodge blends contemporary design with a robust manufacturing process to provide a space that’s as adaptable as you are. With a 10 year consumer protection guarantee, you can be sure that you Garden Lodge will stand the test of time. Built using SIP’s the studio is clad in western red cedar. The roof is covered in EPDM and the doors and windows are UPVC in a light oak colour. The studio has a plastered interior and comes fully wired electrically. The price includes the foundation and installation.

Key Features

  • Fully insulated
  • Fully wired electrically
  • Cedar Cladding
  • Plastered interior
  • 10 year guarantee

For more information Tel: 0800 043 4821

Inhus £11,750 Inc VAT

Inhus are offering the Inhus 10 exclusively to The Garden Room Guide readers; this 10sqm garden studio which is clad in western red cedar is fully insulated and has an EPDM roof. The doors and windows UPVC with argon filled double glazing. This studio is fully wired electrically including network and sky sockets and exterior lighting. There is a 10 day delivery period. There are 10 different interior colours and 10 different carpet and laminate floorings. The price includes the foundation and installation by Inhus which would be 5 days onsite. Limited to 10 garden studios only.

Key Features

  • Fully insulated
  • Cedar Cladding
  • Painted interior
  • Fully wired electrically – inside and out
  • Laminate or carpet flooring

For more information Tel: 0800 069936

Extra Rooms £12,000 plus VAT

Extra Rooms were inspired to build this 3m x 4.5m garden studio when they saw vertical cedar cladding combined with sleek black windows on a posh hotel. This garden studio is fully insulated and has floor to ceiling glazed doors and windows on the front elevation and two skylights in the mono pitch roof. This price includes the foundation and installation the only extra being connection of the electrical system to the main house.

Key Features

  • Fully insulated
  • Electrically wired – including exterior lights
  • Cedar cladding on front elevation
  • Plastered interior
  • Laminate Floor

For more information Tel: 01159 899 555

Which one will you choose….? To find garden studios on other budgets check out

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