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Influenced by the Malvern Tudor, the Countryside Hipped summer house is a truly elegant and handsome building that’s immediately eye-catching and inviting to all. With a spectacular hipped roof, it is the perfect garden room for relaxing, working or catching up with your favourite book.
The Countryside Hipped is supplied with ¾ length opening and fixed windows, a preservative treatment throughout, 4mm toughened safety glass, a solid timber felted roof and 3-lever mortice lockable double doors. You can truly make this building your own and as you choose the cladding, roof, windows and doors styles. These superb optional extras allow you to tailor your building to suit your style.
The Countryside range also offers a choice of cladding profile. Choose from traditional shiplap, as featured prominently in the Malvern summer house range, or square cladding - a contemporary and stylish cladding profile.
At GBC, we are continuously striving to improve our products, methods and materials, which means we may change the specification of a product or range from time to time, but we will not make any significant changes without your agreement
Please look at our image gallery which will show you various sizes and styles of these buildings along with pictures of their construction and optional items.
Choice of Timber Cladding
Choose between 12mm redwood, 12mm pressure treated redwood, premium cedar, 19mm redwood or 19mm pressure treated redwood. The 12mm and 19mm redwood are pre-treated with a water based preservative inside and out before it leaves the factory. The 12mm and 19mm pressure treated redwood has a long-lasting treatment forced deep inside the timber giving the timber an attractive green hue which compliments 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.
All Countryside range buildings are supplied as standard with a green, red or black colour felt roof.
Black Antique Ironmongery
The Countryside range includes black antique japanned ironmongery as standard
Lockable Double Doors
Just like the Malvern Tudor summer house, a 3-lever mortice lockable double doors are included with every Countryside Hipped summer house for your safety and security.
12-Month Workmanship Guarantee
All buildings are fully guaranteed to be free from defects and faulty installation for a period of 12 months.
All our summer house include a guarantee against rot and decay:
10-Year guarantee for Cedar
3-Year guarantee for Pressure Treated
2-Year guarantee for Redwood.
|Depth||Ridge Height||Eaves Height||Double Doors|
|6' (2.13m)||2.58m||2.11m||1.22m Wide|
Installation by our own skilled fitters onto a suitably prepared base (not included).
Change the look of your building by upgrading to either Georgian or leaded style windows and doors.
Cedar or Pressure Treated Slatted Roof
Complement your building with a slatted timber roof, laid over the standard felt.
Range of Sizes
For the Countryside Hipped summer house, we have a great choice of sizes available - making sure we have the perfect building for your home!
Heavy Duty Floor
For additional strength and durability, upgrade to 19mm timber floor boards.
Glass to Ground Windows and Doors
For more light inside your building, add glass to ground windows and doors – ideal for an art studio!
Brass or Chrome Ironmongery
Upgrade your standard black window and door furniture to brass or chrome.
This 10ft x 8ft Countryside Hipped is our most popular size as it can accommodate a dining table and 4 chairs (or a cane suite) with ease.
The building pictured has cedar cladding, an overlap cedar roof, brass pack, additional windows and 'Georgian' windows and doors.
Even more roomy than the 10ft x 8ft Countryside Hipped, this building offers 100 sq. ft. of space to wine and dine, read or relax!
The roof is finished with Canadian cedar shingles in this example which are available to special order only. They are laid over the standard felt roof.
The 8ft x 8ft Countryside Hipped is shown here with optional diamond leaded windows and a red felt roof : the cladding is redwood. This is a neat, roomy and stylish summerhouse which provides an ideal retreat for a showery spring day or the perfect spot to relax with a good book and watch the world go by!
As with all of our Countryside Summerhouses, we offer a nationwide fitting service for the Countryside Hipped which makes the installation quick and simple!
( NB The 8 x 8 Countryside Hipped now has a roof which rises to a central point with one finial on top )
This Countryside Hipped is the 8ft x 8ft version and has all of the top of the range specifications fitted.
These include the attractive cedar slatted roof which is laid over mineralised roofing felt for double protection from the elements. The windows and doors have the small pane 'Georgian' style glazing and are fitted with brass furniture, and the whole building benefits from cedar cladding which is extremely durable and good looking.
( NB The 8 x 8 Countryside Hipped now has a roof which rises to a central point with one finial on top. One window is standard each side. ).
The Countryside Hipped comes in a choice of three different timbers : Cedar or redwood cladding or pressure treated construction throughout. This demonstrates a couple of other features too ... full length glazing in the doors and side windows (two top-opening lights are included), a pressure treated slatted roof, brass door and window fittings, and floor bearers.
All glazing is with toughened safety glass.
This is the Countryside Hipped constructed with pressure treated timber. There's a description of the benefits of this type on construction further down the page but good looks come high up the list!
This particular display model has the optional pressure treated slatted roof and brass window and door fittings.
This 10 x 8 Countryside Hipped has our standard large window format which makes the building light and airy. To create even more daylight an additional window is included on each side of this display model.
All of our summerhouses are glazed with toughened safety glass for peace of mind.
The Countryside Hipped is roomy and good looking, purpose built to provide a focal point in your garden.
This example is 10ft wide and 8ft deep. It is constructed with redwood cladding and has standard long line windows which are glazed with toughened safety glass. It features four optional upgrades ... Firstly the floor bearers which keep the floor joists up off the ground and therefore extend the life of the building considerably. Secondly it has a cedar overlap roof fitted over the normal felted roof: this is attractive but also protects the felted roof beneath. Thirdly the brass pack. Finally, if you look very carefully, you will also notice two windows fitted each side whereas one is standard
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 summerhouses their green / yellow hue which complements so many gardens.
Good looks and an extended lifetime are the main benefits of choosing pressure treated construction.
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' summerhouses contain cedar doors, windows and external cladding and trims. They have preservative treated redwood framing, floors and verandahs ( where fitted ).
There are 5 window styles available with our summerhouse range.
From L to R these are Plain, Square Lead, Diamond Lead, Georgian, and Full Length Glass.
The exact layout, numbers of windows, and positioning is discussed on the pages relating to each product but for a general overview this is a useful comparison.
GBC have branches all over the country displaying our buildings and offering help and advice to our customers.
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Please give us the opportunity to assist you in buying the building of your choice ... contact us by freephone, email, our live website chat or call our branches direct. You will find all of these contact opportunities in this website. We look forward to speaking to you
All of our Malvern Traditional Summerhouses will be delivered by our expert team of fitters. We take pride in making sure that your building will arrive in perfect condition. 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.
When buying a Malvern Traditional Summerhouses, you can choose to purchase the optional installation. If you are thinking about having your summerhouse installed by our skilled team of fitters, please be aware that you will need to have a good, strong, level base - pre-prepared prior to your delivery date. We would normally recommend a base constructed from either slabs, concrete or heavy duty decking. We will always confirm these details with you when you order and if required, we will provide you with base plans for you building - so that no detail is left out! These measures ensure that your summerhouse will be both delivered and installed without any inconvenience.
Our delivery times can vary from season to season, but typically you should expect to receive your building around 3-4 weeks from when you order. All of our buildings are made to order so, during the busy spring to summer seasons, this may increase to 6-10 weeks dependant on the building that you have purchased. Please feel free to contact us on 0800 999 0123 to check our current delivery times.