13G x 17 (3.88m x 5.27m) Shire Firestone Log Cabin (34mm to 70mm Logs)

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Shire Firestone Log Cabin

13G x 17 (3.88m x 5.27m) Shire Firestone Log Cabin (34mm to 70mm Logs)

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            The Firestone Log Cabin from Shire is the complete package. With three separate rooms inside, it is one of the most versatile log cabins on the market. Throw into the mix its upgraded features that are provided as standard and its wonderful, modern appearance, the Firestone is an excellent purchase for anyone looking to get the best from their outdoor space.

            At elbec, we are confident that our log cabins are the perfect way to make the most of your unused garden space and provide a wonderful spot to relax in comfort all year round.

            Ways to Make the Most of your Firestone Log Cabin

            You will be spoilt for choice with all the ways you can make the most of a Firestone Log Cabin, and with three internal rooms, it is even ideal for more than one use at the same time. You could separate work and leisure by turning one room into a calm, quiet area ideal for concentrating on your work, while keeping the other free for entertaining guests or relaxing with family and friends. Alternatively, with one room as a work space and the other perhaps for waiting clients, the Firestone is the ideal building from which to run a business. The internal ‘back room’ is also versatile and can be used for a number of purposes, but a popular choice is to use it for storage. However, one of the main benefits of this particular three room layout is the flexibility to use your cabin as a guest house. A popular choice when purchasing the Firestone is to have a living/bedroom, a small kitchen and a W.C. in the back room. This is ideal if you regularly have visitors to stay and want to give them their own space, or even if you have ambitions of renting it out for holidaymakers.

            But if work space or a guest room isn’t what you need, the Firestone is great for pursuing all those hobbies you’ve simply never had space for in your home, or simply for adding extra room for whatever it is you like to do in your spare time. Whether you’d like a home gym, a music room, a bright and inspiring art studio or a place for all your favourite crafts activities, the Firestone will provide you with the space you need. And of course, a popular choice is to give one or both rooms to young children or teenagers. They’re sure to appreciate having their own space to spend their leisure time and the extra freedom to pursue more noisy pastimes without disturbing parents. With so many possibilities, and larger or custom sized cabins available through our made to measure service, you’ll love spending time in a Firestone Log Cabin however you decide to use it.

            Why Others Tell Us They Love the Firestone

            Besides the fantastic flexibility provided by the three spacious rooms inside, customers who purchased the Firestone often report being won over by its attractive, contemporary looks. Featuring full-length double entry doors to and another internal set of the same doors to enter the side room, this enables you to move larger items of furniture around with ease and also ensures plenty of natural light. Each of the two front rooms also features a full-length window, adding to the Firestone’s contemporary good looks and ensuring plentiful natural light. The windows are fully opening, allowing you to regulate the temperature inside with ease. A solid door inside the cabin leads to the windowless back room, which makes it ideal for use for storage or even setting up as a W.C.  Once inside, you will be impressed by the thick roof beams and stunning timber walls. The Firestone features a stylish, reverse apex roof, which is a very popular choice for log cabins and complements the rest of the design superbly. Our customers often like to add their own personal touch by painting their log cabins which look fantastic in any colour. Shire recommends you use Protek paint, available from elbec in a wide variety of colours. By using Protek Royal Exterior, you can make the Firestone look exactly how you want it while adding extra protection to the timber. Whether you love bold, bright colours or a more natural wood finish, Protek has a colour to suit any taste.


            A Shire Log Cabin is built to last, and the Firestone is no exception. With overlapping corner logs and 4-way corner joints used by Shire as standard, you’ll be impressed by the strength, stability and sturdy feel of your cabin. The Shire draught seal system fitted on all external windows and doors ensure that you will be snug when inside. The Firestone Log Cabin has a choice of log wall thickness of 34mm, 44mm or 70mm. A popular choice among our customers is to opt for thicker wall logs, which already come with upgraded roof, floor and joists as part of the standard Firestone package. This gives you an even sturdier construction and further usability throughout the year. The windows are glazed with upgraded, toughened glass as standard for a stronger, safer pane. You also have the option to upgrade to double glazed windows for an all year round cosier feel, a popular decision especially when there is a possibility that guests will stay overnight in the cabin. Optional Celotex floor and roof insulation is available so you can make full use of your log cabin whatever the weather. You can purchase and construct your log cabin in the confidence that all Shire Log Cabins can be dismantled and rebuilt should you ever decide to move. We’re pleased to offer the option of booking our dedicated professionals who will assemble your log cabin quickly and correctly. However, you can choose to use the comprehensive instructions included with the log cabin and construct it yourself.

            Range of Customisations Options

            At elbec, we offer a range of customisation options on all our Shire log cabins to help give you your perfect cabin. Why not opt to purchase our hexagonal roof tiles, available in red, green or black, to add extra style and insulation to your cabin? Take a look at our range of customisations above to make the changes you want.

            Feel free to email us to discuss our full range of customisation and product options, or better still, give us a call so we can find the perfect log cabin to suit your needs.  Alternatively, why not visit us at our Brookfields Garden Centre showsite near Nottingham? One of our helpful advisors will be on hand to show you around so you can really appreciate the look, feel and quality of our log cabins.

            Bespoke and Made to Measure Cabins

            All our Shire Log Cabins are made to order. As well as our various customisation options, you can choose to have the Firestone designed by you from scratch. Browse our bespoke and made to measure page where you will see there are loads of ways we can make changes to your log cabin to suit your needs.

            Many customers choose this service if they have a certain size for their log cabin in mind that is not offered on our website. But did you know that as well as made to measure sizes, you can also move or remove the room partition walls, for a larger or altered internal space, and much more? Send us an email or call us today for a free quote or if you have any queries about what we can provide as part of our bespoke and made to measure service.

            Door/Window Specification

            Handcrafted Joinery Windows and Doors are supplied as standard. Windows are hinged from the top and all external Windows and Doors feature the Shire Draught Seal System and Drip Bar.

            About the Timber

            You will be impressed by Shire's use of natural products and their environmental credentials. A high quality timber log cabin starts with high quality timber, so it is important to know exactly what timber is being used for your log cabin. The most commonly used timber for garden buildings is pine (pinus) as this is widely available for a very cheap price, however all of Shire's garden buildings are constructed using high quality spruce (picea) and is sourced from Siberia and Scandinavia under strict FSC guidance. Spruce is more durable than pine and provides a higher quality finish. This timber is slow grown unlike fast grown British and Eastern Europe's timber, being slow grown timber means a tighter grain, less sap and with far fewer knots. The timber used on Shire's log cabins is therefore a more durable timber that will last much longer than other timbers used on log cabins. Spruce is therefore the timber of choice for companies such as Shire who always look to produce the best garden building.


            It is important that the base for your log cabin is firm and level.  You can request 'Guidelines for Preparing a Concrete Base' through our 'Contact Us' Section.

            About Shire

            Established in 1945 Shire are the country's leading and one of the oldest established manufacturer of garden buildings. Shire benefit from being adjacent to the Port of Wisbech through which Shire discharge timber into their warehouses. Shire is the proud manufacturer of the largest timber garden building range produced in the UK. At peak times they produce thousands of buildings a week. Their range includes Garden Sheds, Log Cabins, Eco Homes, Home Offices, Sheds, Workshops, Summerhouses, Playhouses, Arbours, Storage units and Pet houses. Their production facilities cover some 23 acres and include huge undercover stock holding facilities for many of their ranges, an advanced high speed timber planing mill, modern well equipped joinery production facility and semi-automated production lines. All Shire garden buildings are manufactured in the UK using the finest spruce timber, imported directly and machined through the most up to date machines to ensure the best quality and best value for money log cabins in the UK.

            About your Log Cabin Order

            If you think a Shire Firestone Log Cabin is perfect for you, have a look at our FAQs for Shire Log Cabins where we go over the finer details. These range from preparing the base on which to build your log cabin, to arranging delivery of your purchase. We hope you’ll find the FAQs informative and comprehensive, but do not hesitate to contact us with any queries you feel we haven’t covered or would like to discuss in greater detail.

            Picture shows footprint of 3880mmG (Door Side) x 5276mm (13'G x 17') Shire Firestone Log Cabin.  The base sizes are taken to the extreme external length of the log including the corner joints that protrude. The base measurements do not include any roof overhangs. The double doors shown are located on the 17ft front width.

            All Shire Log Cabins are supplied untreated. You must apply a wood treatment to the exterior. Shire recommend Protek Royal Exterior paint, available from elbec in many different colours. This will protect the timber from weathering, making it last longer. The timber treatment will need to be repeated periodically in line with the manufacturer's instructions.



            FREE delivery is offered to the majority of mainland UK postcodes but some areas may incur a surcharge and some postcode areas are not covered at all. Please check your postcode in the ‘Delivery cost checker’ above to confirm availability and any possible surcharges.

            Delivery Leadtimes
            The estimated delivery lead time for this product is identified on the product page above. Lead times are in working days (Monday - Friday) excludes Bank Holidays. These estimated lead times are provided by the manufacturers and are not guaranteed - due to fluctuation in demand - but are provided in good faith and are representative of delivery at that time. Some remote areas will take a little longer.

            Booking Delivery
            By entering your postal code in the ‘Pick a delivery day. ENTER POSTCODE’ Box above you can select a delivery date. The evening before this delivery date you will be sent a text message (where a mobile has been provided) with an estimated delivery window.  This update can only be provided where a mobile number has been supplied on the billing address section at the time of checkout.

            Upon Delivery
            Delivery is made by Shire the manufacturer. Delivery of this item is typically made by a 17 ton flat-bed (similar size to a council refuse lorry). Delivery is typically between 7am and 7pm. The delivery drivers are only insured to deliver to kerb side or driveway. We would not risk damaging your property whilst delivering a product. Unfortunately we will not be able to go through your property. Deliveries are hand-balled off by the driver.

            We would recommend against arranging for a third party to install the building before it's been delivered and checked that all parts are present, as we cannot be held liable for any third-party costs.

            Installation option
            If you are choosing the installation option after placing your order you’ll be contacted within 5 working days by Shire the manufacturer either by a text message or automated telephone message (the latter if a mobile number is not supplied). This message will supply you with the name of the website to go on to where you will be required to accept the terms and conditions for assembly. Any delay in accepting these terms and conditions may affect your timescale. Once you have accepted these terms and conditions you will be contacted during the timescale with a date for the delivery/assembly of your order. The installation option will extend your lead time by up to 15-25 working days. This may take longer during seasonal periods. Please be aware that the installation team will require full access to your garden, 18" clearance all around the building and a firm and level base. Shire's installation team will not bring a building through your home as they are not covered by insurance to enter a customer’s home.


            The 13 x 17 Shire Firestone Log Cabin is separated into three rooms inside which makes it one of the most versatile cabins on the market. Plus, it boasts several features that are usually sold as upgrades on most log cabins and has an attractive, modern appearance, ensuring it is always a popular purchase. The key features of this excellent cabin include:

            • There are 3 internal rooms, giving the cabin excellent flexibility for you to use it for a wide range of purposes
            • Made from 34mm thick wall logs as standard as well having an upgraded roof, floor and toughened glass windows
            • Contemporary appearance featuring full-length windows and doors as well as an attractive, reverse apex roof
            • Wide range of options for customisations and different sizes through our bespoke and made to measure service
            Product Name:
            13G X 17 (3.88m X 5.27m) Shire Firestone Log Cabin (34mm To 70mm Logs)
            Footprint External Base Depth:**
            3.80mG (12'6")
            Footprint External Base Front Width:**
            5.09m (16'8")
            Footprint Internal Base Depth:**
            34mm Logs: 3.54m (11'7")
            44mm Logs: 3.52m (11'7")
            70mm Logs: 3.47m (11'5")
            Footprint Internal Base Width:**
            34mm Logs: 4.83m (15'10")
            44mm Logs: 4.81m (15'9")
            70mm Logs: 4.76m (15'7")
            Front Roof Overhang:
            Side Roof Overhang:
            Height to Eaves:
            2.10m (6'11")
            Height to Ridge:
            2.50m (8'2")
            Floor Included:
            Floor Thickness:
            19mm Tongue and Groove
            Floor Bearers:
            34mm x 61mm Pressure Treated
            Roof Thickness:
            19mm Tongue and Groove
            Roof Joists:
            40mm x 120mm
            Treatment Type:
            Supplied Untreated
            Recommended Treatment:
            Protek Range (please click here)
            Window and Door Joinery:
            44mm x 58mm
            3 Doors - 1 External Double Door (located on the 17ft front width), 1 Double Internal Door (see plan for internal door location) and 1 Single Door (see plan for internal door location)
            Door Height:
            2.00m(6'6") - All Doors
            Door Width:
            1.60m (5'2") - Double Doors
            0.90m(2'11") - Single Doors
            Number of Window(s):
            2 Opening Windows (one window located on the 17ft front width and one window located on the 13ft depth)
            Window Glazing:
            Toughened Glass
            Window Height:
            1.70m (5'7")
            Window Width:
            0.80m (2'7")
            Door and Window Reversible:
            Positioning of Window Hinges:
            Hinged Right-Hand Side or Hinged Left-Hand Side
            Roofing Felt:
            Roof Felt Weight (approx):
            Roofing Felt Tiles (Black, Green or Red):
            Upgrade to Toughened Glass:
            Upgrade to Double Glazing:
            Additional Side Window:
            Window Boxes:
            Optional Assembly:
            FSC Certified:
            Free Delivery*:
            Manufacturer's Product Code:
            34mm logs - FIRE1317L34-1AA
            44mm logs - FIRE1317L44-1AA
            70mm logs - FIRE1317L70-1AA
            EAN Number:
            Shire Garden Buildings
            Country of Origin:
            United Kingdom
            Made to Measure Service Available:
            Click to View Alternative Sizes:
            Other sizes available as a quote

            ** Note: With our Shire Log Cabins we offer a made to measure and design service which means our Shire Log Cabins can be made to a different size and specification to the sizes shown. We can make our Shire Log Cabins to any Width and/or Depth you require.


            To illustrate the dimensions for this log cabin, the footprint shown below relates to the 3590mmG x 2990mm (12'G (Door Side) x 10') Log Cabin and does not include the roof overhang. The symbol (G) relates to the Gable End which for this log cabin is the front width (door side) and is the first measurement. The second measurement relates to the depth therefore for a 3590G x 2990mm (12G x 10') model the door/front width is the 12ft measurement.


            Internal Dimensions:

            The base measurements quoted in the 'Standard Specification Table' includes the extreme external length of the log cabin including the corner joints that protrude (does not include the roof overhang). The specification table above shows the internal dimensions of this log cabin which have been calculated as follows:
            34mm Log Thickness - (deduct 1 x 260mm off the front width and 1 x 260mm off the length)
            44mm Log Thickness - (deduct 1 x 280mm off the front width and 1 x 280mm off the length)
            70mm Log Thickness - (deduct 1 x 330mm off the front width and 1 x 330mm off the length)


            The 13 x 17 Shire Firestone Log Cabin is separated into three rooms inside which makes it one of the most versatile cabins on the market. Plus, it boasts several features that are usually sold as upgrades on most log cabins and has an attractive, modern appearance, ensuring it is always a popular purchase. The key features of this excellent cabin include:

            • There are 3 internal rooms, giving the cabin excellent flexibility for you to use it for a wide range of purposes
            • Made from 34mm thick wall logs as standard as well having an upgraded roof, floor and toughened glass windows
            • Contemporary appearance featuring full-length windows and doors as well as an attractive, reverse apex roof
            • Wide range of options for customisations and different sizes through our bespoke and made to measure service

            Key Features

            • FREE Delivery to UK Mainland*.
            • FREE 2.5m Planning Friendly Ridge Height on log cabins with front widths of up to 4790mm (16').
            • High grade slow grown Spruce timber means a tight grain giving extra strength, a much longer life and superior build quality that looks attractive in the garden.
            • High quality 34mm interlocking logs as standard for a strong and durable log cabin, with optional 44mm and 70mm log upgrades.
            • Shire Draught Seal System included on all external window(s) and door(s).
            • Drip bars above windows and doors to help divert the rain away from the log cabin.
            • The roof and floor are made from thick tongue and groove making them durable and provides an attractive interior to this log cabin.
            • 34mm x 61mm Pressure treated floor bearers ensure a high quality and long-lasting building.
            • Full length joinery glazed lockable double doors for an impressive and secure entrance.
            • Toughened Glass is used as standard so you can rely on the clarity of your windows and doors for years to come.
            • Generous roof height.
            • Inside is finished off neatly with skirting boards.
            • Available in a large choice of sizes.
            • All buildings are made to order and are built and designed in the UK.
            • Delivered flat packed with comprehensive instructions, fittings and heavy duty roofing felt to ensure installation is as straightforward as possible.
            • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified timber is used throughout to produce an environmentally friendly log cabin.
            • Optional felt roof tiles can add an impressive finish to the cabin
            • Optional 4mm toughened glass and 14mm double glazing can help keep youngsters safe and adds even more insulation and warmth.
            • Optional side window to style the log cabin to make sure it is just right for you.
            • Option to have your log cabin installed by our professional team of fitters.
            • Made to Measure Service available on this Log Cabin to whatever size and style you require just call or email for a free quote.