Family rooms in the garden
This page looks at a selection of garden room projects which were designed around the need for additional family space. These rooms tend to be multifunctional spaces catering for different uses from homework space to home cinemas.
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Kennedy Garden Retreats
Kennedy Garden Retreats have caught our eye with their range of modular garden rooms that can be personalised around each customer. Their Windsor design particularly stands out amidst contemporary garden room options, thanks to its unique exterior finishes and meticulous detailing.
Unique garden office/mancave with storage
This 4m x 4m garden room is divided up, offering a multifunctional main room that serves as both a home office and a man cave, alongside a separate storage area. The bespoke design features a variety of exterior cladding finishes, while the interior boasts a contemporary cabin aesthetic.
Comfortable garden retreat
Tranquil garden sitting room perfect for reading and spending quality time with friends and family by Executive Garden Rooms. The exterior of the 4.7m x 4.1m building features a durable mix of render and Cedral cladding, ensuring a long lifespan with minimal maintenance required.
Two garden rooms built in two years for the same client
A quality garden room adds significant value to a home. For homeowners who love their current house but need extra space, garden rooms offer a cost-effective solution to extending their living space without the need to move or embark on major renovations. Then when it comes to selling their home, these versatile buildings can add significant value and appeal to potential buyers.
Recent clients of Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited can attest to this. Within two years, the company has constructed two garden room buildings for one family. This repeat business speaks volumes about the quality of Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited’s buildings and their stellar customer service. It also underscores how integral a garden room can be to a household.
Sanctum Garden Studio with shower room and kitchen
Sanctum Garden Studios offer four popular ranges, each providing a wealth of customisation options. In addition to these ranges, they also offer a bespoke design service. This is ideal for those with a unique design in mind or for those wanting to integrate a cloakroom, shower room, or kitchen.
Green Retreats unveils exciting new features
Green Retreats continues to lead the way in innovation with the introduction of several new customisable design features on display at their Wescott showroom. To celebrate the launch of their new features, Green Retreats is having an Innovation event for the whole of October with has a special offer on all garden room orders with an installation before March 2024. Visit their Buckinghamshire showroom to see the latest innovations for yourself, or contact their Sales & Design Team to find out what offers can apply to your garden room project.
For those seeking a garden room that perfectly merges contemporary style with rustic detailing, look no further than Rustic Realities.
Uniquely shaped garden entertainment room
Swift Unlimited has carved a niche for themselves in crafting such home entertainment spaces. Having seen examples of their high-end projects, a Swindon family, aware of Swift Unlimited’s expertise in premium buildings, reached out to the team. Their vision was a multifunctional space that seamlessly merged with the garden.
Transparently priced Sanctum Garden Studios
Sanctum Garden Studios offers four distinct garden room ranges, balancing functionality, aesthetics, and value for money.
They are transparent about their building costs, listing the prices for the different ranges and size options on their website. These prices include the foundation system, building installation, and VAT. The only extra expense, as Sanctum Garden Studios makes clear, is the final electrical connection between the studio and your house, which you would coordinate with a local electrician. Such transparency ensures buyers face no unexpected surprises.
Cosy Garden Rooms
Based in the Midlands, Cosy Garden Rooms designs and builds insulated outdoor rooms for clients across the country. Where many competitors customise their standard designs, the Cosy Garden Rooms team believes in a personalised touch. Each room they build is custom-made, and designed around the requirements of the client and the unique characteristics of their garden.
Green Retreats: Special Offers & New Features
There’s never been a better time to invest in a garden room from Green Retreats. They’ve just introduced a fresh design element that adds a hint of Scandi flair. To celebrate the Bank Holiday, they’ve unveiled a special promotion. Plus, their newly-released Basebox design comes with attractive 0% finance options.
Embracing ‘quiet luxury’: elevating your home and garden with understated elegance
As a response to the non-stop nature of modern life, the trend of ‘quiet luxury’ has been steadily gaining popularity in interior design. Quiet luxury embraces the concept of understated elegance, refined simplicity, and a focus on quality materials and craftsmanship.
If you’re looking to create your own serene and sophisticated sanctuary in your home and garden, Karen Bell, Creative Director at David Salisbury, shares some practical tips to embrace the quiet luxury trend.
Work, Rest & Play Garden Rooms
Executive Garden Rooms’ clients in Poole, Dorset, presented them with a unique brief: to create two garden room buildings situated about 25m apart in a woodland setting. The larger of the two buildings was to be divided into two rooms, each with its own external access. These buildings were to serve as a home office, gym, and a quiet space for reading and relaxing.
Light & airy garden annexe for the whole family
This 30 sqm garden annexe by Ark Design Build is designed for the whole family to enjoy. The pitched roofline creates a wonderfully light and airy interior. The annexe features a well-equipped kitchen and a shower room, which is customised according to the customer’s choice of tiles and fittings.
From conception to completion
Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited recently turned a client’s vision of a lakeside retreat into reality. Despite challenging conditions, Crusoe’s in-house team took care of the whole project, from the initial design to the completed room, including the final electrical connection.
Unlike many competitors who outsource installation, Crusoe Garden Rooms send their own team to sites across the UK, meaning you work with just one company throughout the project, allowing you to relax while your garden room comes to life.
Garden room with corner sliding door configuration
This project by Garden Spaces is a striking example of highly bespoke garden room design. The client’s vision, a room with glazed walls that could be entirely opened to seamlessly connect with the garden, required not only creative design but also advanced engineering skills.
Thanks to their extensive experience and expertise, Garden Spaces successfully brought this ambitious concept to life, crafting a space that perfectly blurs the line between the indoors and outdoors. The result is a remarkable garden room where the corner can be completely opened, fully integrating the room with the surrounding garden.
Love Your Garden QuadPod Drum Room
Back in 2019, the freshly unveiled QuadPod range by Sanctum Garden Studios was in the spotlight in an episode of Alan Titchmarsh’s show, “Love Your Garden” (Season 5, Episode 4). This episode is set to air again on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023, at 8 pm and is also available on ITVX.
Spacious garden room designed for a small garden
A Room in the Garden skillfully turned a compact space into a dual-purpose garden room that serves as both a home office and a sitting area. Using a bespoke angled wall design, they maximised internal space without overwhelming the garden. This unique layout not only enhances the room’s functionality but also makes it a visual highlight of the garden.
The Curved range by Warwick Buildings
Warwick Buildings offers several unique designs for customers looking to extend their living space with an outdoor room. One of our favourites amongst their portfolio of designs is the Curved Range – a charming alternative to the conventional flat roof, cubist designs on the market.
Old garage to multifunction garden room with shower
Executive Garden Rooms designed and built this multifunctional garden room on the site of an old garage. Their client’s vision was a versatile space serving as a home office, family room, and guest accommodation.
Garden Spaces bring complex projects to life
Garden Spaces has built a strong reputation for embracing complex bespoke design projects that many garden room companies shy away from. Often, working within the confines of existing planning approval or irregular-shaped sites can be daunting, but for Garden Spaces, such projects are opportunities to showcase their expertise and creativity.
This golf simulator and cinema room project presented numerous challenges along the path to completion. With their expertise, Garden Spaces surmounted these obstacles while fully maintaining the client’s original vision.
Ultra by SMART Garden Rooms, Offices & Studios
We’ve been exploring the Ultra range by SMART Garden Rooms, Offices & Studios. Standing out with its striking aesthetic of floating Cedar panels offset by a black framework, doors, and window frames, the Ultra range offers a blend of style and practicality.
The Ultra comes in more than 60 sizes with lots of flexibility to customise the layout of doors and windows.
A Spotlight on Crusoe Garden Rooms
When considering a garden room, try to envision its versatility beyond the daytime hours. By incorporating exterior lighting into your design, you not only extend the functionality of your building into the evening but also create a stylish focal point in your garden. Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited understands this concept, exterior lighting is an integral part of their design process.
Garden room with wrap-around glazing
Most garden room designers tend to stick to standard rectangular windows when incorporating wrap-around floor-to-ceiling glazing into their designs. However, Bridge Garden Rooms stands out from the crowd by offering angled windows on the side elevation, adding a unique touch of character and style to the space.
35+ years of experience goes into every Warwick Building
Warwick Buildings is one of the longest-established names in the garden room industry, having been in business for over 35 years. They offer a wide range of garden room designs, including both contemporary and traditional styles, as well as dual-pitched, mono-pitched and curved roof designs. Whether you’re looking for a space to work, relax, or entertain, Warwick Buildings has a garden room to suit your needs and style.
With sizes starting from 2.6m x 2.4m and prices from £9,000, Warwick Buildings’ garden rooms are an accessible and affordable way to expand your living space. They also offer flexible finance options to spread the cost of your building, making it even easier to achieve your dream garden room.
Composite and Cedar claddings work well together
A recent Instagram post by Modern Garden Rooms caught our eye, showcasing their Concave range garden room with a stylish combination of composite wood cladding and Western Red Cedar cladding. This project is an excellent example of how combining different cladding finishes can create a unique and striking look for a garden room. While many people choose one finish or the other, this project demonstrates the potential for mixing materials to create a more visually interesting and personalised aesthetic.
Versatile garden room for all the family
This recent project by Executive Garden Rooms is an excellent example of how a garden room can be designed to create a flexible and functional space that caters to the needs of the whole family. The building sits on a footprint of 7.8m x 4.5m, providing ample space for multiple uses. It features a well-specified shower room and a kitchenette, making it an ideal space for guests.
Garden dining room with covered hot tub area
4.5m x 3.3m Heritage Garden Studios building for use as a garden dining room with an open-sided covered area for a hot tub.
Heritage Garden Studios focus their work in the South Yorkshire region.
The party is getting started in the annexe
Ark Design Build has created a high-spec garden annexe designed to be the ultimate party zone. The annexe is located at the end of a Kent garden and is built to Building Regulation standards, meaning it can be used as sleeping accommodation.
Complete with bespoke kitched and well-specified shower room, with the right permissions it could be used as self contained living accommodation in the future.
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Urban Escape Studios
If you live within a 40-mile radius of Brighton and are looking for a contemporary garden room, you will want to look at Urban Escape Studios’ work.
Urban Escape Studios feature a low-maintenance engineered wood cladding ToughWood™, which is available in 6 finishes. You can also choose Cedar, or Shou Sugi Ban finishes.
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.
10.5m wide garden gym & kids den
This impressive 10.5m x 4.5m garden room is by Garden Fortress. Based on their Classic Garden Room 3 range, the building has been divided into two spacious rooms: a home gym and a kid’s den.
Outdoor room with large covered deck
Garden Fortress offers a range called the Classic Garden Room 6, which combines a contemporary-style insulated outdoor room with a large covered deck area that could be used as a dining space or hot tub.
Garden Fortress mix Western Red Cedar with brushed and charred Siberian Larch to great effect on the exterior of this range.
Insulated garden room with open seating area
Creating a garden room building that combines a highly insulated room with an open-sided covered seating area has become really popular over the last few years. The Red Tarn range by Bridge Garden Rooms is an excellent example of this type of indoor-outdoor building.
Outdoor room designed for entertaining
This L-shaped Executive Garden Room has been designed as an entertainment space. A large set of bi-fold doors connect the insulated garden room with a covered barbecue area.
Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited creating Beach Life in Chelsea!
Situated in a beautiful enclosed garden in the heart of Chelsea, Crusoe Garden Rooms designed this bespoke 5m wide by 2.5m deep building that is divided into two rooms; they then handcrafted it on-site. The Cedar cladding has been painted to offer a lovely beach hut aesthetic.
Clever triangular garden room design
When working with a bespoke designer like A Room in the Garden, you are not limited to a square or rectangular shaped garden room. They can design a building that slots into your garden without compromising on the useability of the space available, as this lovely triangular design proves.
Garden family room, gym, workshop and space for a hot tub
Blyss Garden Rooms have created an impressive indoor-outdoor garden room building that incorporates a family entertainment room with custom bar, a home gym, workshop and large Balau deck with a sunken hot tub.
The Crusoe Logic always makes sense!
Since its launch in 2020, the Logic by Crusoe Garden Rooms has become a popular choice with buyers looking for a large garden room. At 28sqm, it is one of the biggest outdoor rooms you can build before needing to comply with Building Regulations. At 2.5m tall, the Crusoe Logic is also Permitted Development friendly.
Garden room with large side canopy
This lovely example of a Cedar garden room with a large side canopy is by Kent-based Ark Design Build. The insulated garden room is a spacious 6m x 4m. The canopied area extends the overall building to 13 meters wide. So, this is a big indoor-outdoor living space!
Home gym, music room & pool changing room in one building
The interior of this eDEN Garden Room has been divided to create three rooms – a pool changing room, home gym and music room. Each room has its own external access but has been designed so it can work as one coherent space.
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.
Multifunction garden gym suite
The project by Swift showcases what versatile spaces garden rooms can be. A home gym and comfortable sitting room work perfectly together in the 6m x 5m building.
Multifunctional L-shaped garden room
This L-shaped garden room by Garden2Office has been divided up to create an artists studio, extra living space, a bathroom and a storage shed.
Perfectly proportioned eDEN Garden Room
The symmetry and proportions of this 8m x 2.5m eDEN Garden Room are marvellous. Designed as a family entertainment space, the garden room is a focal point that draws your eye down the long garden.
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.
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!