Summerhouse Update

Having just written the post on Dubai, we go from the ridiculous to the sublime… my summerhouse, is of course, far more significant!

Weeks of heavy rain and flooding have proved one thing – it doesn’t leak!  You haven’t seen it yet with all doors and windows, so here it is:

Needless to say, it’s not finished yet, with some painting to do to the windows, especially indoors.  Internal insulation and timber cladding is yet to come, plus an electricity supply, possibly solar, although we’d like to have some heat in there for winter use.  All the windows are double glazed, so it should stay reasonably warm.

This space is already in use and has greatly expanded our living environment – our old cottage gets too little natural daylight, and the summerhouse is West-facing, so a great afternoon spot, and positioned to get the last of the sun.

Of course, it would help if we could have a summer…

August 17th, 2012 by