The 7 x 5 Shire Avance Summerhouse is a fantastic example of a modern-style garden building at a fantastic price. Its compact size also makes it a perfect purchase for anyone looking to make the most out of limited garden space, giving you a wonderful new spot in which to spend your leisure time.
At elbec, we are confident that our summerhouses are a great way to make the most of your unused garden space and provide a fantastic spot to relax with family and friends.
Ways to Enjoy your Avance Summerhouse
As a charming spot to spend your leisure time, it really is hard to beat a summerhouse. Adorned with a table and chairs, you have the perfect dining space for two. What could be better than relaxing with a glass of wine and a meal on a warm summer evening than in the attractive setting of your summerhouse against the background of the vibrant colours of your garden? With the double doors open, you can spill out into your garden on those extra sunny days, and time after time we hear how our customers have really increased their enjoyment of the outdoors with a summerhouse. Alternatively, many find that the Avance is a perfect place for their hobbies. It could easily become a stylish and inspiring art studio or simply a quiet nook for your book collection in which you could relax and read the latest page turner. However you decide to make the most of your summerhouse, you can enjoy the best that the outdoors has to offer in considerable style with the Avance.
Why Others Tell us they Love the Avance
Lovers of a stylish, modern summerhouse look are often drawn to the Avance. With its simple yet eye-catching design complete with ¾ length glazed double doors, you are given a contemporary feel that so many of our customers love. Its slightly overhanging roof is another striking feature, adding extra charm to the summerhouse as well as a handy little bit of shelter or shade. The generous roof height and the glazed double doors provide an interior that feels airy and open, ensuring that spending your time relaxing in the Avance is a real pleasure. It is also hard to beat the attractive timber finish of a wooden garden building and there is no doubt you will notice the quality of your summerhouse as soon as you step inside. Our customers often like to add their own personal touch by painting their summerhouses and they look fantastic in any colour. Shire recommends that you use Protek paint, available from elbec in a wide variety of colours. By using Protek Royal Exterior, you can make the Avance look exactly how you want it while adding extra protection to the timber.
Shire products are known for their quality, and the Avance is no exception. The walls of the Avance Summerhouse are constructed from 12mm thick, shiplap tongue and groove cladding. This gives you a strong, sturdy building with an interior that is weather resistant and protected from the elements. Plus, the Avance has a stand out feature in its 12mm thick tongue and groove floor, a high quality specification you will struggle to find on alternative summerhouses in this price bracket. This also ensures a high load capacity, meaning you can adorn your summerhouse with the furniture of your choice without worrying if the floor will be up to the task. Robust 34mm x 34mm framing adds to the sturdiness of the summerhouse and supports an 8mm oriented strand board (OSB) roof that makes sure the interior is well protected. Mineral felt is also included for extra weather resistance and protection against damp and rot. This is all protected by a 10 year anti-rot guarantee, so you can purchase your summerhouse in the knowledge you will be buying a high quality garden building that will last. Featuring wide opening double doors with high quality joinery that are glazed in environmentally friendly styrene, a safer alternative to traditional glass, you have a summerhouse package that is sure to impress for a price that will not break the bank. We’re pleased to offer the option of booking our dedicated professionals who will assemble your summerhouse quickly and correctly. However, you can choose to use the comprehensive instructions included with the summerhouse and construct it yourself.
About the Timber
You will be impressed by Shire’s use of natural products and their environmental credentials. A high quality timber summerhouse starts with high quality timber, so it is important to know exactly what timber is being used. 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 products is therefore a more durable timber that will last much longer than other timbers. Spruce is therefore the timber of choice for companies such as Shire who always look to produce the best garden building.
Established in 1945, Shire are the country’s leading, and one of the oldest established, manufacturers 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 garden buildings in the UK.