Until a few years ago working in the garden only meant mowing the lawn or weeding a border, bit today many professionals looking for a new way of conducting their work life are typing office garden into their browser.
If you are looking for a way to work from home, and you don’t have a study or the space to convert the spare bedroom into a office, then creating a office in the garden is a great solution.
Often called posh sheds, garden offices are as far removed from a shed as its possible to get, and are actually built using the same materials and techniques as used in modern housebuilding. Have you watched shows like Grand Designs and seen the modular timber frame buildings that go together quickly and are highly insulated? Well, these are the same systems as used in garden office construction.
If you are looking to work from home, even if its just one day a week you’ll want a well equipped office, and it is reassuring to know that garden office designers have thought of this. Several suppliers have designed furniture – desks, shelves etc that fit perfectly in the office making the most of every inch of space.
Garden office designers have also given a lot of thought to the communication systems in their offices, meaning that telephones, internet connections and audio visual equipment can easily be set up, allowing you to communicate with anywhere in the world from the bottom of the garden!
A small garden office can be installed in just a couple of days, larger designs will take between 1 and 2 weeks. This is a lot quicker than other types extension.
Price wise quality garden offices start at around £5,000 for a small unit, prices go upwards from there, we have seen £70,000 quoted for a one off architect designed garden office, but budgets of £12,000 to £20,000 are most common.
This website is full of information for people like you, wanting to know more about buying and using a garden office, so use it to: