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Shire Avesbury Log Cabin Range (19mm Logs)

Detailed Specification

Standard Specifications:

(all measurements are approximate)

The Table below shows the specification for the Avesbury Log Cabin.  Please Note the table shows the minimum Ridge Height for the Avesbury Log Cabin this may vary for some larger footprints.  For Ridge Height specifications for the other sizes in the 'Avesbury Range' please contact our Sales Team. All imperial measurements are approximate and the log cabins are built to metric measurements. 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.

Product Name: Shire Avesbury Log Cabin
Eaves Height: 1.9m (5'11')
Ridge Height: 2.25m (6'10')
Logs: 19mm Single Tongue and Groove
Floor Bearers: 34 x 62mm
Floor and Roof Boards: 10mm Single Tongue and Groove
Roof joists: 44 x 70mm
Roof Covering: Sheet Mineral Roofing Felt
Window and Door Spec: (Awaiting Spec)
Window Dimension [Height x Width]:  85 x 79cm
Standard Glass:  3mm Horticultural Glass
Door (Single)  [Height x Width]:  163 x 84 cm

Footprint

To convert external dimensions to internal dimensions please minus 238mm off the external measurements. So for a cabin that was 1000mm x 1000mm, the internal measurements would be 762mm x 762mm.

The Gable End (G) is the width or Front and is the first measurement and is where the door is located. The second measurement relates to the depth therefore for a 3590G x 2990mm (12G x 10ft) model the door/front is the 12ft measurement ie the first measurement.

Description

Looking for an affordable garden building that does not compromise on quality or beauty? The Avesbury Log Cabin is a stunning log cabin which combines the best features of a summerhouse with the classic log cabin look This creates a wonderful package that we are certain will bring your garden to life and that you will love.

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

Ways to Make the Most of Your Avesbury Log Cabin

The Avesbury provides you with a beautiful and versatile new space that will really add something special to your garden. As a place to relax and unwind in a picturesque garden setting, there is little better than a log cabin, and the Avesbury will allow you to do so with style. Adorned with your favourite furniture and decorated to be a little home away from home, there are few better places that you could relax with a good book or enjoy a drink with loved ones. The bright and spacious interior of the Avesbury also lends itself to use for more practical purposes. Often, we hear that customers choose to set up their log cabin as a stylish home office, telling us they have found the tranquillity and calming atmosphere of the garden beneficial for their concentration. Alternatively, many choose to use their cabins as a space for crafts or for their hobbies. For a space to do some sewing, knitting or even for crafting homemade jewellery to sell, the Avesbury will provide you with a perfect space to enjoy in your spare time. Also available in larger sizes, we are certain you will love making the most of your new Avesbury Log Cabin, however you decide to use it.

Why Others Tell Us They Love the Avesbury

Lovers of a classic log cabin design are always drawn to the Avesbury. With an elegant Georgian-style glazed window and half glazed door, the Avesbury is a picturesque and charming cabin that is sure to catch the eye. The windows and door feature proper, handcrafted joinery, a quality feature that you will struggle to find on any log cabin that isn’t manufactured by Shire. The window and door combine to allow in plenty of natural light and the generous headroom inside makes the interior feel spacious, airy and a pleasant place to spend your time. The window is also an opening window so you can let in a cool breeze on a warm day or shut yourself snugly inside on a cold day. You can also choose at the time of assembly on which side you would like the window and door to best suit your garden. Once inside, you will immediately notice the quality of the timber walls and the thick roof beams, which provide a fantastic feature within the log cabin. With an appearance that offers the best bits of a summerhouse and a log cabin in a stunning package, the Avesbury is certain to bring your garden to life. Many customers like to add a personal touch to their log cabins by painting them and they look great in any colour. Shire recommends you use Protek Paint, a high quality exterior wood treatment available to purchase from elbec in over 50 colours. You are certain to find a colour or combination of colours you love, while also adding valuable extra protection to the timber, in the Protek Royal Exterior range.

Features

Shire Log Cabins are built to last, and the Avesbury is no exception to the rule. Overlapping corner logs and 4-way corner joints, which are used by Shire as standard, provide the building with impressive strength, stability and a sturdy feel. It is delivered with thick interlocking logs of the highest quality and robust, heavy duty roofing felt, so you can rest assured that you will be nicely sealed away from the elements and snug when inside. Robust, tongue and groove roof and flooring add a further touch of quality and ensure that your roof will keep the inside protected from the worst of the British weather and that your floor can take heavy items of furniture without issue. The door can be locked with a mortise lock and key, giving peace of mind when storing items overnight. Finally, the apex roof is a generous height, leaving plenty of headroom inside. You can also 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 having our dedicated professionals assemble your log cabin quickly and correctly. However, you can choose to use the comprehensive instructions included and construct it yourself.

About your Log Cabin Order

The Avesbury Log Cabin is supplied with heavy duty roofing felt, and all fixtures necessary to complete assembly. Floor joists are supplied properly pressure treated through the Shire in house facilities. Timber sizes stated are the actual size of the timber after planing and machining.

Picture shows the log cabin stained. All Shire Log Cabins are supplied untreated. You must apply a wood treatment to the exterior. Shire recommends Protek wood treatment, 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.

We also recommend that you take a look at our Delivery information if you think that the Avesbury could be the perfect log cabin for you. Hopefully, any queries you may have will be answered in our delivery information and by our FAQs, but please do get in contact with us if you have any questions and we would be happy to provide advice or assist you in any way we can.

You can also visit our Brookfields Garden Centre Showsite near Nottingham if you would like to sit down with one of our helpful members of staff, ask any questions about a log cabin, or get a real feel for our garden buidlings. We strive to keep a representative selection of our product range available for customers to look at on the showsite, but we do recommend you give us a call in advance if there is a specific garden product you would like to see.

Key Features

  • Sourced from the finest siberian timber and manufactured with the latest machines in the UK
  • High Quality 19mm Thick Interlocking Logs as Standard.
  • Single Joinery Door Mounted With Full Length Piano Hinge.
  • Door provided with Lock and Key. 
  • Thick Tongue and Groove Timber Roof and Floor
  • Pressure Treated Floor Bearers.
  • One Opening Glass Joinery Window (Can be Fitted to Either Side)
  • Delivered with all Fittings and Heavy Duty Roofing Felt for Self Assembly
  • FSC Slowgrown timber

Delivery

ALL DELIVERIES ARE DELIVERED TO KERBSIDE AND ARE FLAT PACKED READY FOR ASSEMBLY

IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE: These are big log cabins with very heavy panels and as such will not fit through a house or a garage with standard doors. You must ensure that you have adequate access to take the shed to site. If on delivery you find that the shed is too big for your access and cannot accept delivery you will be charged a collection fee.

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.

Upon Delivery

Delivery of this item is typically made by a 7.5 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 kerbside 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 may be either hand-balled off by the driver and some may be craned off if the vehicle delivering has a hi-ab. We cannot guarantee which type of vehicle will deliver to you.

Booking Delivery

After placing an order you will be contacted within 1-2 working days 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 booking website which you will be requested to go on to book your delivery date.

Installation option

If you are choosing the installation option after placing your order you?ll be contacted within 1-2 working days 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 working days. This may take longer during seasonal periods. Please be aware that the installation team will require full access to your garden. Our Installation team will not bring a building through your home as they are not covered by insurance to enter a customer?s home.

About your Shire Order

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This Shire product is built to order. If you cancel your order at any time after production has commenced you will be liable for the cost of work in progress to date of cancellation. If you cancel an order after it has been despatched you will be liable for the cost of the building and the cost of return unless in the unlikely event the building is faulty.

If you miss the delivery of your order you will incur a re-delivery charge as we have met our original delivery obligation with our first attempted delivery. If this is the case we will of course notify you, prior to the re-delivery, of any charges that apply. For further information and clarification please contact our sales team prior to placing your order on 0115 965 9900 or email us through our ?Contact Us? section.

Avesbury FAQs

Log Cabin Frequently Asked Questions:

What size log cabin do I need?
We would always recommend that your decision making is based on the biggest log cabin you can afford.  It will of course need to fit in the space you have allocated without any restrictions.  You will find that just like a house, you will always find use for the space.  Of course size and space  will come down to what you will potentially use the Log Cabin for ie Office, Games Room, Hobby Room, Spill-Over Guest Room or for Dining.  We also have Log Cabins with multi rooms.  We offer a service where you can dictate your own size, location of doors/windows and the optional features you want.

What should I consider when choosing a location for my log cabin? 
Unlike some Log Cabins with Shire Log Cabins you actually build the cabin from the inside but you will need enough room to be able to treat the external walls. We would therefore recommend that your log cabin should ideally have a clear space of at least 18' wide on all sides, if possible. We know that this can sometimes be an issue and therefore a reduced clearance is often possible on one or two sides. When considering your space around your log cabin (particularly where there are space constraints) remember to allow for any roof overhang. You should also clear the area of any nearby shrubs and trees and remember to allow for future growth. If possible a sheltered position is better.

Do Shire Import their Log Cabins?
No!  
Shire Log Cabins are not imported they are machined logged here in the UK.  There are many advantages to this not withstanding the logs will fit together first time which is not always the case for imported log cabins.  First of all in the unlikely event of needing parts these are readily available and you would not have to wait weeks for replacement parts as you would if the log cabin was imported.  Secondly as they are built in the UK any technical advice you may need is also readily available.

Do I need Planning Permission for a Log Cabin?
Buildings 2.5m and below generally do not require planning permission as a Log Cabin is classed as a temporary building but we would recommend that you check with your local authority as to the regulations for your area.  Log Cabins over 2.5m and within 2 metres of a bourdary will require planning permission.

What is the best way to prepare a base for my Log Cabin?
All log cabins require a well prepared, solid, flat, level base to ensure a long lasting and stable installation.  Paving slabs (built on hardcore) or concrete make ideal bases for Log Cabins. A solid concrete base is more permanent but is more expensive but it does provide an excellent base for a larger log cabin. Paving slabs are more practical and cost effective and we would recommend this type of base for a smaller log cabin. The base can be level with the ground but should have a fall of 1 in 50 to ensure water run-off.

What tools do I need to build my Log Cabin?
Good quality DIY hand tools, such as:
- Drills  
- Hammer
- Screwdrivers
- Level
- Stepladder
- Tape measure
- Saw
- Ball of String (to check the diagonals)

Please Note:  The only cutting which is required on a Shire Log Cabin is the final roof, floorboards, eaves edgings, skirting boards, felt and where applicable the verandah posts.

Does the Log Cabin need to be treated?
Log Cabins are supplied untreated.  We explain in the section below the reasons for this.  However as it is untreated it will enable you to decorate and finish it to your own individual style and taste. Please Note: the bearers are pre-treated with pressure treatment therefore any wood that comes into contact with the ground is powerfully treated to prevent against decay and insect infestation.

It is advised that you treat your log cabin when it has been constructed and treat the external walls periodically after that in order to maintain and prolong the life and beauty of your log cabin. We would also recommend the maintenance of doors and window hinges that you regularly oil these to ensure a continued smooth operation.

Why don't you pre-treat  Log Cabins?
Log cabin timber is kiln dried- a process that reduces moisture content. This drying ensures that all wood is reasonably sized and capable of locking together tightly and securely. 
If timber was to be pre-treated for customers, the rigidly sized pieces of wood would have to be coated with preservative at this stage of production. Each piece would absorb varying amounts of treatment and drying times would be inconsistent. This process would expand to different sizes and this movement would prevent the interlocking log walls from fitting together tightly and securely, if at all.

Do you offer an Installation Service?
Yes. We offer an installation service throughout the majority of the UK mainland.  Please call our Sales Team on our Freephone Number 0800 019 3865 for a quote.

How is the delivery of my log cabin arranged?
The delivery company will contact you a few days prior to delivery to arrange a convenient delivery date with you. Access is required for a large lorry.  This is a kerbside delivery.

How easy are Shire Log Cabins to assemble?
You will not need to be a DIY professional to put up a Shire log cabin. Comprehensive, accurate and extremely easy to follow assembly instructions are supplied. They show exactly where every component fits and the majority of individual components are coded to match the instructions. However, if you feel that you need a little advice or just have a couple of questions to ask, you can call  us on: 0870 950 9940 or via e-mail at customercare@elbec.co.uk and our experienced team will be happy to help.

Can I insulate my log cabin?
The floor and roof of our log cabins can be easily insulated. There are many insulated sheets on the market suitable for insulating your cabin.  We recommend using batons on the wall with a slot at one end to allow for expansion and contraction of the wood.  We also offer 11mm thick double glazing. 

Can I have electricity in my log cabin?
Although providing an electricity supply to a log cabin is normally a straightforward task, for safety reasons we recommend that you consult an approved electrician first. Since January 1st 2005 all electrical work must be completed in accordance with IEE wiring regulations and BS 7671. Notifiable work must be either notified directly to the local building control department or completed by an operator who is approved under the Part P Electrical Competent Person Scheme.

Customer Reviews

said...
"Great customer service; an awful lot of logs!: We eventually built the log cabin and it looks very nice. Needs 2 to assemble and not a job for the inexperienced. Customer Services at Elbec were very helpful indeed. It would help if the log cabin packers would pack similar logs together in lots, so that the delivery could be easily checked - we had a big pile and didn't have the energy to sort them out into same types for checking.

Alison Denny"
Star Rating 4

7G x 7 (2.09m x 2.09m) Shire Avesbury Log Cabin (19mm Logs)

Product code - 10250004-7Gx7

Our Price £818.99
rrp £928.99
you save £110.00

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Beautiful, high-quality and affordable, the 7 x 7 Shire Avesbury Log Cabin combines the elegance of our most popular summerhouses with the classic look of a log cabin into a stunning package. The key features include:

  • Elegant, Georgian-style opening window and half glazed door to allow you to create the perfect, bright and airy conditions inside        
  • Quality tongue and groove timber roof and flooring provides excellent protection from the elements
  • Lockable single door for security when leaving items inside overnight              
  • Unbeatable construction quality that you can trust from a Shire Log Cabin

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Usually delivered within: 10-20 Working Days.

Note: Currently not available for delivery to Offshore Post Codes.

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