Garden Room Articles
Since 2009, we have been writing articles about garden rooms, showcasing the versatility of these high spec, insulated garden buildings. We aim to inform buyers of their options and showcase the work of garden room companies, large and small.
Hampton Studio garden bar
This cool garden bar has been created in a 3m x 2.4m Hampton Grey Studio by Sanctum Garden Studios. A great place to spend time with family & friends.
Swift Thinking Outside The Box!
A high-quality garden room is a major investment and at Swift, this is not taken lightly. You will be guided through the process every step of the way and encouraged to really think about how you can make the most of the space you have available.
47sqm L-shaped annexe
Executive Garden Rooms designed & project managed this 47sqm living annexe build. The accommodation comprises of a double bedroom, ensuite shower room, well-equipped kitchen and a light filled living room.
Slope Spaces have broken away from the mould of cube shape garden rooms. As their name suggests, Slope Spaces have a sloping roofline, and this allows for striking angled windows in the side walls. They come in two sizes: 2.4m x 2.4m and 3.6m x 2.4m.
Garden gym with secret store room
6.3m x 4m multifunction garden room design by Garden Spaces which has created a home gym with secret storage room alongside.
Moonalabs Garden Offices
Moonalabs are a range of contemporary Teak clad garden offices that are designed for comfortable year round use. Prices start at £8,492 inc VAT.
Garden Spaces the ‘One Stop Shop’ for garden rooms
Garden Spaces describe themselves as a ‘One Stop Shop’ taking care of their customers’ needs ‘in house’ – be that water, waste, electrical connections. They also handle the Planning Permission application and Building Control approval if required.
Ground screw facts
Ground screws have become the foundation system of choice for many garden room designers.
The Ground Screw Centre have shared some facts about ground screw foundations that you might not be aware of.
From an old garage to a modern family room
Replacing an old garage & log store, this 7.4m x 4.2m Executive Garden Room has created a space for all the family enjoy, complete with ensuite with pressurised shower system.
Luxurious L-shaped Life-Changing Space
If you like the idea of having a space, separate from the main house, where you can work, workout or play a quick game of table football with the kids, then you will love this multipurpose L-garden room, recently completed by Swift!
Two-room garden gym with ensuite
This modern home gym building by eDEN Garden Rooms has not one but two rooms for exercise equipment. There is also a good size shower room for freshening up after a workout.
Holiday lodge in the garden
Replacing an old garage this 44sqm, two bedroom, self contained annexe by JML Garden Rooms has been built as a holiday rental to capitalise on the staycation boom, but a similar building could make a fantastic granny annexe.
Contemporary garden room with pergola area
This garden room with cedar pergola is by Ark Design Build. The bespoke design has created a fantastic indoor-outdoor entertaining space.
Blurring the lines between your garden and extension
David Salisbury offer some great tips to create a seamless link between your indoor living space and your outdoor play space.
Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited are introducing their new Fusion concept
Crusoe Garden Rooms have added a new exterior finish to their portfolio called Fusion. The Fusion option mixes Cedar cladding with painted exterior grade plywood. Not only does it look great, but it can also save you money.
Explore the Teak clad garden rooms by Moonalabs. If you are looking for a garden room that is a bit different from all the others, the Moonalabs range will fit the bill.
5.5m x 4.8m garden gym
This 5.5m x 4.8m garden gym by Hargreaves Garden Spaces is 2.8m tall to offer extra headroom, about 300mm more than you would get in a standard garden room. Not all garden room companies will increase the height of their buildings, but Hargreaves Garden Spaces do.
Garden Bothies offer a range of contemporary garden room designs & a bespoke design service. They have chosen a palette of interesting, high spec materials and offer unique design details such as angled walls and a cladding option that wraps over the roof.
Installing a hot tub – things to consider
Thinking of installing a hot tub alongside your garden room. The Hot Tub Barn share some useful tips on things to consider.
Buy with confidence
A garden room is a big investment; you need to check the company you choose to work with is liquid and has systems in place to weather any bumps in the road. We have been chatting with Garden Spaces about the systems they have in place.
If you like the idea of incorporating large expanses of glass into your garden room design, you will want to take a look at GlasHaus Design. They specialise in bespoke garden rooms and house extensions that utilise structural glazing solutions.
Buckinghamshire Beauty – Luxurious Space For All The Family
Bespoke 12m x 5m garden room by Swift that has created a luxurious space for all the family that includes a bar and hot tub.
3.2m x 2.4m eDEN Hub Curve garden office
The 3.2m x 2.4m eDEN Hub Curve is a great garden office option with a high-spec plastered and decorated interior and stylish Cedar exterior cladding.