For those keen to move out of the capital, finding the right home in the country can involve more than the right number of bedrooms and close proximity to good schools, such as bespoke tree houses. 

With a plan to escape from the rat race, many buyers are seeking out properties that offer a business angle. If the set up offers the chance to build bespoke tree houses or luxury garden cabins, there is scope to earn an income from short term lets.

Escape to a Rural Garden Retreat

For decades, holidaymakers have enjoyed spending time in beautiful timber lodges. These buildings provide a cosy escape from the ski slopes or an adventurous base for an African safari. In recent years, glamping in luxury eco pods and lodges has become a popular weekend break in the UK.

So, if you have sufficient space to construct a desirable sanctuary in your garden, it could be an attractive proposition for others that want a secluded stay in the country. 

It has never been easier to promote short-term lets online and interesting properties. You could target professional couples who wish to relax and recharge in luxurious tree houses or Scandi-style retreats with a sauna. With attention to detail, it is possible to create a highly desirable (and Instagram-able!) weekend let.

Alternatively, add rope bridges, a slide and a play house to your wooden cabin and your holiday let could provide the ideal family retreat. 

It is this opportunity to work from home and generate an income that is motivating buyers to seek a property with sufficient land for luxury garden buildings.

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How to Build a Bespoke Garden Building

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As a business proposition, you need a high-end finish that makes the most of the natural features and aspect of your garden. Unless you are experienced in carpentry garden project, have knowledge of project management and plenty of time to spare, it is advised to engage a professional treehouse and eco-pod building company. 

With experience in site management, designing and building bespoke treehouses, garden studios and play areas, Handmade Hideaways deliver a comprehensive service.

To achieve a top-quality eco pod, treehouse or cabin, you need skills and understanding of the materials and the vision to see how best to apply them in the setting. Handmade Hideaways offers a member of the Guild of Master Craftsman to build a bespoke garden building to your unique specifications.

Located in Buckinghamshire, Handmade Hideaways is conveniently located for rural sites that are commutable from London. We are surrounded by stunning countryside that is the perfect weekend antidote to chaotic city life. With creative minds, we can create wooden outdoor buildings to any size and specification.

Let us manage your outdoor project, explaining the process step by step and undertaking everything necessary to achieve a high-quality finish. Our knowledge, advice and project management skills will ensure that it is completed to the highest standards and in a timely manner. The sooner your bespoke garden building is complete, the quicker you can start earning an income in your rural idyll!

Tips for Buying a Property with a Plot for Garden Building Rentals

  •       Consider space for guest parking, as well as the garden building. This could be next to the cabin or at the front of your property.
  •       How close is the nearest railway station with a line from London? – For many, the option to leave the car behind will be tempting.
  •       How would guest access to the garden building? Ideally, you will want to minimise the disruption to your family life.
  •       If you are won over by the stunning view, find out whether there are any plans to build on neighbouring land. You want to avoid your project being affected by a new housing development.
  •       How does the area fair for independent shops, cosy country pubs, scenic walks and local places to visit? Good local amenities will help you promote your business.

Home Office or bespoke tree houses

Your plans may also include space for you to run a business or pursue a hobby, such as your own woodworking projects! Our bespoke tree houses service means that all requirements can be incorporated into the available space. We will aim to find a workable solution.

If you would like to arrange a preliminary site visit to discuss your ideas, please call Evan at Handmade Hideaways on 07786 070318. Together, we can make your dreams a reality.