Summer House Interior Ideas to Create an Outdoor Retreat

oak frame summer house with arm chairs
(Image credit: Carpenter Oak)

The search for summer house interior ideas is on, with warmer weather and sunnier days waiting just around the corner. Whatever style of summer house you have decided upon, it's important to ensure the new space is useable all year round and is perfectly planned to suit your individual requirements.  

There are many garden room ideas on offer nowadays. Summer houses come in all shapes and sizes, from modular structures that come complete with lighting, electrics and flooring all built in, to simple timber structures that are delivered flatpack to be assembled on a DIY basis. Many of the top timber and oak frame companies now offer summer houses and outbuildings too. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.