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Bespoke garden buildings

The GardenLife bespoke timber building design service

Request a quote for the full bespoke design serviceDespite our extensive variety of timber building designs, GardenLife accept there are instances when only a truly bespoke garden building will fit the bill (such as the examples in the slideshow below). We are therefore happy to plan and build timber buildings using bespoke designs, and we can provide a free no-obligation quote for individual requirements; just check the details below.

  • Tailor made holiday lodgeThis timber holiday lodge was built near Peebles and features a bespoke design to meet specific client requirements.
  • Customised Heidi (19.7Sq m) garden roomThis Heidi (19.7Sq m) garden room (available in 70mm as standard) has been customised by making it out of 88mm timber, making it even warmer and perfect for all year use.
  • Tailor made coffee shop (exterior)For a client in Selkirk we designed and built a substantial timber building for use as a coffee shop.
  • Tailor made coffee shop (interior)The interior of this bespoke timber building features cross beams, internal dividing walls as well as separate rooms.
  • Custom built garden officeThis is a custom built garden room featuring a large front facing window and double doors - great for a light interior.
  • Bespoke timber office with terraceThis cutom build showcases a more traditional log cabin design with extra thick wall timbers for year round use, as well as a small terrace area.
  • Bespoke timber house designThis substantial timber holiday home is a bespoke design. It features two floors, multiple rooms and a large raised terrace.
  • Tailor made timber office building (exterior)This timber building is of substantial size and was designed to be used as extra office space.
  • Tailor made timber office building (interior)This bespoke timber office comes complete with a cloak cupboard and reception area.
  • Customised Emily (39.2Sq m)
 holiday houseThis particular bespoke design made use of our existing Emily (39.2Sq m) holiday home; it offers greater space, an additional double door and a large covered entrance.
  • Bespoke designed timber holiday chaletsSome projects require more than one building design! For this project GardenLife were required to create a large number of timber buildings for a holiday park.
  • Truly unique - a timber sauna! (exterior)Bespoke timber buildings can be built for a wide variety of purposes; in this instance the building was created to house a sauna!
  • Truly unique - a timber sauna! (interior)This timber building was fitted with all the specific elements required for a true Swedish sauna!
Tailor made holiday lodge11 Customised Heidi (19.7Sq m) garden room1 Tailor made coffee shop (exterior)2 Tailor made coffee shop (interior)3 Custom built garden office4 Bespoke timber office with terrace5 Bespoke timber house design6 Tailor made timber office building (exterior)7 Tailor made timber office building (interior)8 Customised Emily (39.2Sq m)
 holiday house9 Bespoke designed timber holiday chalets10 Truly unique - a timber sauna! (exterior)12 Truly unique - a timber sauna! (interior)13
Bespoke garden building design service

Request a quote for the full bespoke design serviceTo provide you with a free no-obligation quote for a custom timber building design we need a rough floor plan detailing the size of the required structure. We also require a specification outlining the number of rooms and an indication of the number of windows and doors in each wall. The more information that can be provided the more accurate the quote will be, and you should consider the following before you get in touch with your requirements:

  • The log thickness on bespoke designs must be 44mm or greater
  • Wall thickness can be offered in the following dimensions ; 44mm, 70mm, 88mm, 114mm or 134mm. When log thicknesses is 88mm or higher we use laminated timber for added strength and structural integrity
  • The floor area of the proposed garden building must be greater than 12 sqm
  • The building must be square or rectangular in shape – at the moment we are unable to offer a bespoke service on corner or octagonal type buildings
  • For buildings that will need to go through UK building regulations we would need specific requirements detailed by a UK based architect or structural engineer. We are able to provide basic architectural drawings but structural requirements for snow/wind loads etc must be provided by a professional engineer to be appointed by the client
  • All doors and windows must be double glazed with the choice of either our “summer house” quality or “living house” quality.

All our standard designs are produced in batches; this allows us to offer the great value prices detailed on our site. By nature a bespoke design requires more attention and price-wise they are more expensive on a cost per square meter basis. In some cases it can be cheaper to adapt a standard cabin by purchasing extra doors and windows or internal walls. In these instances we would of course be happy to fit modifications to standard designs on site.

We have manufactured many bespoke designs both large and small from garden rooms to three and four bedroom lodges and would be very interested to quote for any customer requirements. Please don’t hesitate to call if you would like to discuss any potential projects.