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Pitched roof garden room

Miniature Manors share with us the background to a recent bespoke garden room project:

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Based in the heart of the Sussex countryside, our client approached us for a traditional garden room that would be the focal point in their garden. A pitched roof and veranda were a must for our client, who wanted to avoid the box-shaped, contemporary garden rooms he had seen elsewhere. We were also asked to incorporate a small storage area for gardening tools and furniture.
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With our bespoke design service, we created a traditional summerhouse with insulation for year-round use. The decked veranda creates fluidity between the summerhouse and garden, as well as providing a place to enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding Sussex Downs. The storage has been subtley placed to the back of the structure, with a separate side entrance.  As this garden room is nestled into a wooded area, it was necessary to select materials that would compliment the rustic surroundings – beautiful western red cedar shingles for the roof and locally sourced douglas fir for the exterior cladding.
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Our summerhouse is the perfect design for a garden retreat if you desire rustic features. It can be custom-made to the size of your choice, with as much storage space as required.

Specification overview:

  • 3.6 metre by 3.6 metre summerhouse
  • Adjoining 3.6 metre by 1.5 metre shed
  • Adjoining 3.6 metre by 3.6 metre veranda
  • Height of 3 metres
  • Concrete base
  • Walls, floor and ceiling fully insulated
  • Cladded with featheredge douglas fir, sourced from sustainable forests
  • Pitched roof with red western cedar shingle tiles
  • Tyvek breathable membrane wrapped around structure for ventiliation
  • Electrics including 4 double sockets, internal & external lights
  • Eletrical connection to the house
  • Two double-glazed hard wood windows and double-glazed hard wood double-doors
  • Guttering connected to water butt
  • Plastered and painted internally with skirting boards

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For more information about Miniature Manors visit their website or give them a call on 01403 273 550 to discuss your garden room ideas.

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