Miniature Manors

This archive of articles looks at the work of Miniature Manors who specialise in bespoke garden room projects. We have been featuring their builds since 2016.

They have experience in designing home offices, soundproof studios and self-contained annexes. They have also designed buildings for home businesses such as beauty salons and hair salons.

Miniature Manors built this 5m x 3m garden office and refurbished the old garage to match

Garden Office and Garage Renovation

Miniature Manors not only designed and built this 5m x 3m home office and family room in East Sussex but also took on the renovation of the exterior of the adjacent garage. This approach resulted in two independent buildings that harmonise perfectly with each other.

Few garden room companies go the extra mile to take on additional tasks like these, ensuring their clients’ visions are fully realised.

8.7m x 4.4m garden living annexe by Miniature Manors

Open-Plan Garden Annexe in Surrey

A contemporary open-plan living annexe by Miniature Manors, featuring a well-appointed kitchen and shower room. Miniature Manors managed the entire project for their clients, from the initial design to connecting the mains services. This comprehensive service also included securing planning approval for the project.

Miniature Manors garden office with green wall

Garden office with living roof & green wall

This bespoke garden office by Miniature Manors sits on a footprint of 4.1m x 3m and incorporates both a sedum living roof covering and a green wall that adds interest all year round.

offer beautiful birch plywood interiors as an alternative to the traditional plastered and decorated finishes.

The Elegance of Birch Plywood Garden Room Interiors

Birch plywood, with its distinctive grain and warm honey tones, is a signature element in mid-century, Scandinavian, and Japanese interior design aesthetics. Its versatility, durability, and unique charm make it a sought-after choice for individuals wishing to incorporate these stylish influences into their homes. If you’re aiming to replicate this look in your garden room, then Miniature Manors is the team to talk to.

Sonic Box Studios by Miniature Manors offer three levels of soundproof garden room

Sonic Box Studios

When it comes to playing music or recording a podcast or video, having a acoustically sound space is essential. That’s where Sonic Box Studios comes in. Sonic Box Studios is a specialist soundproof garden studio range created by the team at Miniature Manors, which offers a unique solution for musicians, podcasters, and anyone needing a quiet, dedicated space to work or play.

Hipped roof garden gym building by Miniature Manors

Hipped roof garden gym

4m x 4.5m hipped roof garden gym by Miniature Manors which cleverly mixes traditional and contemporary design details.

The pitched roofline creates a vaulted ceiling offering the owners greater headroom than usually found in a garden room.

With the doors open, the outdoor dining room has a great connection with the garden

Garden dining room with indoor barbecue

Miniature Manors designed and built this stylish 5.5m x 4m outdoor dining room and fitted a South African indoor braai barbecue, incorporating the necessary fireproofing into the structure.

The garden room has been clad externally in composite slatted cladding by Ecoscape.

Insulated garden pottery studio by Miniature Manors

Garden pottery studio

Fully insulated garden pottery studio by Miniature Manors. The specification includes an easy to clean tiled floor and an emergency stop button for the kiln.

Black clad garden office and gym by Miniature Manors

Multifunctional garden office with shower room

This stylish garden office with its black external cladding is a bespoke design by Miniature Manors. The 7m x 4m building has been designed as a multifunctional space, acting as a home office and gym with an ensuite shower room. The tailormade specification includes acoustic glazing and preparation for the installation of a log burner.

2.5m x 2.9m garden pod by Miniature Manors

2.5m x 2.9m Garden Pod

Miniature Manors have added a contemporary garden pod to their range of options. Sitting on a footprint of 2.5m x 2.9m, it is a great size, perfect for a range of uses. In these photos, we can see the owner has set their pod up as a stylish home office, but the light-filled room would work equally well as an art studio or exercise space.

Garden room with covered outdoor seating area by Miniature Manors

Garden room with covered outdoor seating area

Miniature Manors designed and built this 4.5m x 3m insulated garden room with a 2.5m wide side canopy creating an outdoor seating area alongside.

Black barn style garden room that serves as a home office and gym

Corrugated aluminium clad garden gym & office

We are a fickle bunch here at The Garden Room Guide; we have fallen in love with lots of garden room buildings over the last 13 years, but this project by Miniature Manors would make it into our all-time top three!

The barn style building features two rooms, one is a gym and the other an office with ensuite.

The Willow by Miniature Manors

Pre-designed garden rooms

A pre-designed garden room is a good option if you are looking for a well-specified building with a quick, simplified purchase process. They are a good choice if you want to quickly create a home office, gym or art studio.

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Tudor style garden room

Tudor style garden room by Miniature Manors. Traditional detailing and craftmanship have been mixed with modern finishes that ensure a well-insulated space that will be comfortable to use all year round.

L-shaped garden office with storage room by Miniature Manors

Garden office & store with feature green wall

Miniature Manors designed this bespoke garden office with storeroom that features an eye-catching green wall.

Home beauty salon building by Miniature Manors

Home beauty salon building

6m x 3m home beauty salon building by Miniature Manors. Designed in collaboration with the customer the room has space for a treatment couch, nail bar and pedicure station. There is also a cloakroom with toilet so clients don’t have to visit the house.

Insulated workshop with angled walls by Miniature Manors

Insulated workshop with angled walls

As bespoke designers, Miniature Manors will design a building that meets your needs. They designed this insulated workshop with angled walls to maximise the site.

3.6m x 2.4m garden office by Miniature Manors

Budget for a garden room when you buy a house

It is becoming popular to set aside a budget for a garden room when buying a new house. This new homeowner added an new room by Miniature Manors for just £14,000.

light filled painting studio in the garden

Garden painting studio

Light filled garden painting studio by Miniature Manors the design of which was inspired by the black barns of the Sussex countryside.

Narrow garden room with shower room

Narrow garden room with shower & toilet

This 2.1m x 4.8m garden room by Miniature Manors proves you don’t need a big building to incorporate a functional shower room with toilet

Soundproof garden music room

Soundproof garden rehersal studio

Miniature Manors designed and built this soundproof garden rehearsal studio has a decoupled structure creating a room within a room, acoustic glazing and acoustic insulation.

Composite cladding is dimensionally stable and does not need repainting to stay looking good

Garden office with composite cladding

Miniature Manors have created a garden office that will need little maintenance to stay looking like new thanks to the use of composite wood cladding. The stone grey boards look great mixed with darker grey uPVC doors and windows.

PVC wall panels have created a bright, practical interior on a budget

Room to run yoga classes from home

Miniature Manors worked closely with their clients to bring in this 7m x 3.9m yoga studio in on a limited budget. Clever design and specification choices have resulted in a large building that has a great connection with its tranquil setting.

Composite cladding is dimensionally stable and does not need repainting to stay looking good

Replace a garage with a holiday let

Did you know, that with the right permissions in place, you can create an extra income stream from a garden room? This family replaced their garage with a self-contained annexe by Miniature Manors and are letting it via Airbnb.