Garden Room Ideas: 12 Ways to Create a Great Outdoor Space

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Researching garden room ideas before buying or building a new structure will help you to create a firm brief of the styles and sizes that would work best for your lifestyle and garden. Plus, an extra bit of homework will go a long way to establishing a realistic budget for this project. 

There is lots to be considered while creating a garden room; namely the purpose it will provide that your current home doesn't fulfil. It is essential that the new space won't duplicate function just for the sake of some more room. The design must meet a specific requirement — be that working from home, needing a place for messy or noisy hobbies, somewhere to house your dream gaming room ideas, or a place to exercise away from furniture or treasured objects. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.