If you saw George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces programme on C4 (episode 5), you will have watched Paula build her landlocked beach hut. You can now buy your very own beach hut and enjoy a little bit of the seaside in your garden. Keops have this very special offer just for you! Don’t forget, we can make any size to order if this one’s not right for you – ask for a quote.
The ‘Betty Beach Hut’
- Northern Scandinavian Pine PEFC certified grade 5 timbers
- Front gable wall – 2200mm wide (but you can go to 2450mm for no extra cost)
- Side walls – 3350mm deep
- 45mm log thickness
- Cottage style steep 42 degree roof
- 1000mm canopy
- Cabin height 3467mm
- Side wall height 2268mm
- Felt roof shingles in a choice of colour, black, brown or green
- 19mm pine tongue & groove ceiling
- 19mm pine tongue & groove floor with 58mm pressure treated bearers*
- 1 x VDE12 half glazed single door with glazing bars
- 1 x VRG double window with glazing bars
- Wooden window shutters
- Comfort grade roof insulation
- Comfort grade floor insulation
- Double glazing upgrade
- Delivery (England & Wales) with forklift truck offload
Our very special price – £3,750 inc. VAT
We also offer a construction service if you’re not that handy at DIY. Ask for a quote.
*Please note, this beach hut does not include the base and wheels or steps as shown in the picture above and on the programme, but it will look just as lovely sat firmly on the ground! We recommend that you site it on a level, stable base, such as a 100mm concrete slab. If you liked the wheels, these were sourced from ebay – search for ‘shepherd’s huts wheels’ or ‘cast iron wheels’, but you will also need to build a suitable chassis.
It also does not include the porch post and railings. Railings and spindles are readily available from most DIY stores. The two taller posts were specially commissioned from a local wood turner.
The beach hut, once built, will need to be treated with recommended products (it is not already preserved as stated on the programme). You will need a coat of Cuprinol clear wood preservative inside and out and then two coats of weather protector. We used Sadolin Superdec opaque – ‘Shamen’ (blue) for the walls, ‘Limestone’ (light blue) for the door & shutters and ‘Whisper Grey’ for the fascia boards and railings.
The woodburner was from Glastonbury Burners, ask for Dave. You must ensure you use HETAS certified insulated flue parts and that you have a suitable hearth and back plate.
If you missed the programme, you can always catch up on 4OD