Choosing a Log Cabin Home OfficeJuly 24, 2017
Last modified: March 21, 2019
Log cabins make the perfect home office, these garden buildings are spacious and provide a peaceful environment for focusing on your work or managing a business. As log cabins are made from thick logs, they are well insulated and great for use all year round.
What to look for in a Home Office
If you intend on using your office all year round, you will want to purchase a log cabin which is constructed using high-quality, thick logs. This will ensure the cabin is well equipped for all weathers.
Our log cabins range in log thickness from 19mm all the way up to 70mm! So, you can always find a log cabin which is perfect for your requirements. If you’ll be using the log cabin to run your business from, a 70mm log can thickness is a perfect choice.
Small Garden Offices
A small garden doesn’t mean you can’t create a garden office or that you have to compromise on outdoor space. It just means that you can opt for a more compact cabin.
The Pathfinder ‘Nook’ Log Cabin is our smallest cabin in 3.0m x 2.5m, offering a traditional alpine roof and Georgian bar windows.
This hard wearing log cabin is equipped for all weather and is constructed with 19mm tongue and groove cladding.
It also comes with a premium quality tongue and groove floor as standard.
For something a little bigger, you may want to opt for a cabin such as the Devon Log Cabin.
This log cabin has the option of modern windows and doors, but if you prefer the traditional style you can also choose a more traditional style with Georgian bar windows and doors.
The cabin is available in sizes starting from 3.5m x 2.5m so it is perfect for a smaller garden.
Medium Garden Offices
If you need a cabin which offers a little extra space, we have a range of log cabins which make a perfect home office for your garden.
The Seattle Home Office has an expansive single room which is ideal for individuals who want to work from home.
The three cladding options—28mm, 35mm, 44mm—all supporting either a W4.0m x D3.0m or W4.0m x D4.0m building mean the Seattle Home Office is surely up to the task.
The Montana Log Cabin has been designed with extra high doors and a stunning alpine roof.
This home office would make a real statement in your garden and provide a perfectly quiet space to work from.
This building also has the option of a practical lean to for storage space.
Large Garden Offices
Log cabins make a great building to run your small business from. If this is something you would like to do, you’ll want to choose a cabin which is more spacious.
Most of our log cabins are available in a range of sizes, so you can always find what you are looking for.
The Kent Home Office is an ideal choice for anyone who wants to start up their own business.
The cabin has a log thickness of up to 70mm so it makes ideal use all year round.
The cabin has a contemporary design so would suit any modern garden.
If you are looking for a large and more traditional log cabin, our Clubhouse Home Office could be a perfect choice.
It is a spacious log cabin which has both the choice of traditional features such as the Georgian bar windows and doors or more modern windows and doors.
The log cabin is extremely durable and strong due to the 28mm, 35mm or 44mm tongue and groove cladding options.
Getting started with your log cabin home office
Once you’ve decided which log cabin is the right choice for your garden and working needs, the next step is to decide on what your budget will be.
Read our article how much does a log cabin cost? This talks you through all there is to know about budgeting for building a log cabin, including essentials like the log cabin base.
After you’ve built the log cabin, you can move onto transforming it into a functioning home office. There are a few things you should consider when turning your log cabin into a home office. Will the cabin need insulating, electricity and wifi?
Once you’ve got the basics set up, you can work on the interiors. Add a desk, chair and all your favourite furnishings. Then, you’re good to go!