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The Studio Apex is a modern, light and spacious summer house, a beautiful alternative to the more traditionally designed garden room. With glass to ground double glazed windows either side of the double glazed double doors, the Studio Apex maximizes the use of available light, making it the perfect garden room for relaxing with family and friends or working on hobbies and crafts or as a stunning pool house or gym.
Our great range of optional extras gives you the ability to tailor your Studio Apex to your own style. By adding either the patterned MDF or tongue and groove lining and insulation, your Studio can be used all year round. You can also choose to have your building painted with one of the attractive colour paint finishes. These not only blend well in any garden but also make your building virtually maintenance-free. You can 'top' your building with the popular cedar slatted or cedar shingle roof - a beautiful finishing touch to your Studio Apex.
Choice of Timber Cladding
Choose between redwood, pressure treated, cedar, heavy duty redwood or heavy duty pressure treated. The redwood cladding (both standard and heavy-duty), are pre-treated with a water based preservative inside and out before it leaves the factory. The pressure treated cladding (both standard and heavy-duty), has a long-lasting treatment forced deep inside the timber giving the timber an attractive green hue which complements gardens well. The Western Red Cedar is a beautiful and versatile timber which produces its own natural oils and preservatives making it a durable and rot-resistant species of timber, perfect for a garden summer house.
Double Glazed Windows and Doors
As standard, the Malvern Studio includes full-length, double glazed windows and doors across the width of your building with a single large, full length window either end of the building. This maximises light into your building - perfect for an art studio!
Under 2.5m Height
The Malvern Studio is designed with a ridge height of under 2.5m so that planning permission is only needed in special circumstances.
All Malvern Arley and Studio range buildings are supplied with chrome window and door furniture, bringing a high-quality finish to your summerhouse.
Safety and Security
A five-lever mortice lock is included as standard to make sure your building is safe and secure.
All our summer houses include a guarantee against rot and decay:
10-Year guarantee for Cedar
3-Year guarantee for Pressure Treated
2-Year guarantee for Redwood.
|Building Width||Ridge Height||Eaves Height||Double Doors|
|8' (2.44m)||2.41m||2.04m||1.22m Wide|
Installation by our own skilled fitters onto a suitably prepared base (not included).
Lining and Insulation
Make your office work all year round – choose from two distinctive styles of lining and insulation.
The Malvern Studio has the option of a painted finish and you can choose from 20 countryside colours! We can also paint the windows and doors in an alternative colour to really make the building your own.
Choice of Roof Finishes
Complement your building with bitumen felt tile, a slatted timber roof or even cedar shingle tiles!
Heavy Duty Floor Boards and Laminate Flooring
For additional strength and durability, upgrade to 19mm timber floor boards. Laminate flooring is also available in a choice of styles and colours.
Partition/Shed Conversion/Open Sided Area
Make the most of your garden building with a range of layout options. Enjoy a garden office, storage shed and summerhouse in just one building.
Choose Your Colours
Customise your building with a range of beautiful countryside colours:
Here is a 10 x 10 Malvern Studio Apex, attractively painted in Willow Green, one of a choice of Countryside colours available as an option.
It's lined and insulated for all year round use. This can be done with an attractive painted MDF board as pictured or with pine tongued and grooved boarding.
The optional laminate floor has also been fitted.
This 10ft wide x 8ft deep Studio Apex is finished externally with our 'Graphite' colour option. The Hickory Berkeley laminate floor choice matches really well and helps make this a fantastic space either as an office, a hobby room, or simply just somewhere to enjoy the garden from in comfort !
This Studio Apex is constructed in cedar cladding with a medium oak stain finish applied to the outside of the timber. Internally it has an optional MDF lining, laminate floor and insulation. The roof is finished with bitumen felt tiles.
Each Studio Apex is built to meet our customers' requirements so external colour, internal lining and flooring choices are always on the agenda.
The Studio Apex is designed with a ridge height of under 2.5 metres so that planning permission is only needed in special circumstances.
This 10ft (wide) x 8ft Malvern Studio Apex is in plain western red cedar cladding and includes red bitumen felt tiles, a deluxe laminate floor in our popular 'Hickory' style, and tongue and groove lining and insulation.
These options work perfectly together to create a wonderful natural garden room - perfect for a garden office, summerhouse or recreation room.
The pavilion version of the Studio has the roof slope running in the opposite direction to the Apex version.
The Studio Pavilion is available in a huge range of different sizes but the 12ft x 8ft model tends to be the most popular as there's plenty of room for desk, chairs, filing cabinet, computers, and the most important item ... the teapot
In this picture the Studio Pavilion includes an optional external paint finish, cedar shingle roof covering, internal painted MDF lining and insulation, and laminate floor.
Double glazed, toughened safety glass is a standard feature with these buildings.
The optional tongued and grooved pine lining inside the Studio Apex is carefully fitted to provide a pleasant working environment. Because the walls and roof are insulated when the building is lined, the Studio Apex will become suitable for all year round use.
We recommend heating the Studio Apex with electric thermostatically controlled convector heaters. You can set these to maintain a minimum temperature when you aren't using the building so that paper and equipment remain at the appropriate temperature.
The internal T&G lining is shown here on the Arley which has half length windows rather than the full length ones fitted to the Studio.
Choose the optional MDF panels, sprayed with a honeydew paint finish, and you choose a hard-wearing and attractive finish for the inside of your Arley or Studio Garden Office. Pictured here on the Arley (which has half length windows rather than the full length windows featured on Studio models). The MDF lining helps create a light and airy feel to this working environment.
When you choose either the MDF lining, or the T&G lining pictured elsewhere in this gallery, the building is insulated too with a uFoil insulation in the walls and roof.
Our double glazed Arley and Studio ranges of Garden Offices, whether Apex, Pent or Pavilion style, can all be fitted with an optional integral shed conversion.
In this picture of a 14ft x 8ft Arley Pavilion the shed section (4ft wide in this case) is fitted within the LH side. Pent versions would also have the shed conversion to one side or the other whereas Apex versions would have a rear compartment as a shed section if specified.
Please note that the shed section is not lined or double glazed and this one is fitted with a joinery made single glazed shed window and a solid, framed and braced shed door.
In this picture of a 14ft x 8ft Arley Pavilion other options are the paint finish, internal MDF lining, bitumen felt roof tiles, and laminate floor.
Please note that the amount of the building converted to shed use is up to you but is normally 4ft, 6ft or 8ft depending on the overall length of the building. The shed area is not an extension added to your building, it is part of the original dimensions.
Pressure treatment is literally that : all components of the building are placed in a large pressurised cylinder which forces the preservative deep into the timber. The formulation of the preservative gives our pressure treated buildings their green / yellow hue which complements so many gardens.
Good looks and an extended lifetime are the main benefits of choosing pressure treated cladding.
Cedar is well known for its durability, good looks and quality. With its own natural oils, it lasts for many , many years without rotting although we would advise you to treat it with a good quality wood preserver every couple of years to help maintain its good looks.
Our cedar Garden Offices contain cedar doors, windows and external cladding and trims.
This picture shows the cedar slatted overlap roof finish available for the Studio Apex.
Laid over an inner felted roof this gives double protection to the building and is an attractive addition which will weather over the years to a silver grey colour.
Shown here on our Stanford shed range, the principle is exactly the same for the Studio.
The Studio roof can have pressure treated slats for an extra touch of style at an additional cost. These are laid over a felted inner roof which ensures that it is double weatherproofed!
Cedar slatted roofs are available too. Other options include felt tiles or cedar shingles.
Shown here on our Stanford shed range, the principle is exactly the same on the Studio range.
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All of our Malvern Garden Offices will be delivered and installed (where applicable) by our skilled team of fitters - ensuring that your garden office arrives in perfect condition and it is assembled to the highest standard.
Please be aware that you will need to provide a good, strong and level base constructed from either slabs or concrete. This will need to be completed prior to our delivery date, ensuring that it is set and strong enough for that building to sit on.
We will always confirm these details with you at point of order and we will provide you with base plans so that no detail is left out - ensuring that your garden office will be both delivered and installed without any inconvenience.
As with all of our garden buildings, we like to provide our customers with a suitable delivery time. We always give good notice of our arrival date, allowing you to be sure it is the right time for you. We always appreciate any helpful information regarding access to your pre-prepared base area and any details you may need to share with us about reaching you - so that the delivery process can run as smoothly as possible.
Our delivery times can vary from season to season. All of our buildings are made to order, so during the busy spring to summer seasons, this may increase depending on the building that you have purchased. Please feel free to contact us on 0800 999 0123 to check our current delivery times.