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1. Specification, structure & strength
Roof and floor thickness:
Need an internal dividing wall?
Would you like to add decorative fascia to your cabin?
2. Window glazing options
3. Insulation options
4. Roof covering and treatment options
5. Extend your building
6. Optional extras
7. Foundation options
8. Delivery and installation choices
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Description

Our log cabins have a specification better than any competitor. This cabin has a secure 4-point locking system, Larger Purlins for extra roof strength, Wide Opening French Doors, and large windows with unique Dunster House Domestic Hinges and Multi-Point Locking. Unlike competitors, our thick Tongue&Groove floors and Pressure Treated Bearers are included in the price. All this on top of the Premium Features of Spruce timber, Toughened Glass and High Eaves.

Product Features
 
Man Caves 4 point locking system
 
4-POINT LOCKING SYSTEM
 
Our exceptional doors feature an industry leading four point locking system. It features a hook, locking latch and two roller locks. We use a type of lock that has 6 pins and has been tested to BSEN 1303:2005 classification to ensure it is a safer, more secure locking system. Our windows have multipoint locking as well, using the same type of system as we supply with our uPVC windows and doors.
 
timber outbuilding toughened glass
wooden outbuilding styrene
 
4MM TOUGHENED GLASS
 
We use 4mm toughened glass in our windows and doors for increased safety and security. It's much better than 3mm horticultural glass, commonly found in garden buildings, as it's a lot harder to break, and if ever it is broken it breaks into small pieces rather than large shards. It is also much harder to scratch than the plastic alternatives, styrene, acrylic and perspex, so will preserve your clear view out for far longer.
 
Heavy duty log cabin guarantee
Heavy duty log cabins guarantee
 
10 YEAR PRESSURE TREATED TIMBER GUARANTEE
 
Other companies claim that they offer a 10 year Guarantee on their untreated timber. If you read the small print, you'll find that these Guarantees are pointless. They cover the cabin against rot and insect infestation only if you, the customer, treat the cabin every year with a good quality preservative. Why are these Companies offering a Guarantee for something that you are going to have to do yourself? How could you prove you had treated it if you tried to make a claim? We don't offer pointless Guarantees. We guarantee that our pressure treated timber and our galvanised metal will last for 10 years without yearly labour from you. 
 
Wooden log cabin spruce walls
Wooden log cabins with spruce walls
 
SLOW GROWN SPRUCE
 
We use slow-grown spruce for the walls of all our log cabins as it is better all round than pine! Spruce is less porous than pine and so less likely to shrink, warp or split. We only select slowly grown timber from colder climates which also helps keep the timber more stable as the rings are densely packed. It is also a less resinous timber than pine, which makes the possibility of sap ruining your clothes or furnishings much less likely.
 
 
PRESSURE TREATED FLOOR BEARERS​
 
By pressure treating our floor bearers we protect the lowest part of the building from rot and insect infestation. This forces the treatment deep into the timber using a large pressure treatment tank. Due to this costly but effective process we can offer our customers a genuine 10 year guarantee against rot and insect infestation on the bearers with no need for the customer to re-treat this timber at any point during that time.
 
Tallest Doors (Walkthrough Height) Rhine W4.0
 
TALL WALKTHROUGH HEIGHT
 
With our extra tall doors, unless you are over 1.88m (6'2") tall you can walk right the way through without any danger of bumping your head.
 
 
AVOID PLANNING PERMISSION
 
This building is under 2.5m high. Why does this matter? Under permitted development rights, buildings under 2.5m high can be placed as close as you want to a boundary (eg. a fence line) without planning permission. Buildings that are over 2.5m high need to be placed over 2m away from any boundary (eg. a fence line), which could lead to a lot of wasted space. If you want to find out more about permitted development rights see our planning guide planning guide
 
 
timber garden building friction hinges
 
ADJUSTABLE FRICTION STAYS
 
The windows on this range have the same friction stays as we supply on our uPVC windows, meaning that you can open the window and leave it open with just the hinges taking the load, with no need for a stay arm. 
 
Man caves with adjustable storm brace
Man cave with adjustable storm brace
 
ADJUSTABLE STORM BRACES
 
Our adjustable storm braces tie the log cabin roof to the rest of the building so it withstands stronger winds. Unlike other cabins on the market they are adjustable to allow for the natural movement of the cabin which helps prevent gaps appearing between wall logs as the logs settle and move.
 
Garden retreat  avoid sagging roof
Man cave avoid sagging roof
 
AVOID SAGGING ROOFS
 
Our heavy duty 140mm or 210mm high by 45mm wide supporting roof beams prevent unsightly sagging.
What is a Log Cabin?
A Log Cabin is a garden building constructed using individual lengths of timber (logs), which interlock to form a solid structure. Log Cabins can have numerous uses, such as a garden retreat or garden office, an extra family room, a games room, a music room, a gym … the list is endless.

Our Log Cabins are made from slow-grown spruce, and feature pressure treated bearers, 4mm toughened glass and domestic locking systems.
How big is this Log Cabin?
This Log Cabin’s measurements are: 4.00m (13' 1") x 6.00m (19' 8")
How high is this Log Cabin?
It is 2.45m (8' 0") high
How much is this Log Cabin?
This product starts from £4,039.99
What base do I need for this Log Cabin?
We recommend a flat, level concrete base at least 100mm bigger on each side. e.g. A 4m by 3m building would have a base of 4.2m by 3.2m See more details here.
Where can I visit you? Do you have a store near me?
We have 6 branches across the UK. Click here to find the nearest one! Please check with us before you visit if you are travelling to see a particular product.
Do I need planning permission for this Log Cabin?
Take our quick survey to find out!
How thick are the walls?
This Log Cabin is available in: 28mm, 45mm
What are U-values?
U-values tell us about the heat loss properties of the material you are measuring. The lower the number, the better insulated the Log Cabin will be. Find out more here.

We deliver our products to mainland United Kingdom (England, Wales and Scotland). Some exceptions apply; these are illustrated on the map below.


Scottish areas may be subjected to slightly longer delivery turnarounds, please contact us for details. FREE delivery on selected products over £200 to mainland England and Wales.

Delivery Price

Green - £19.99 delivery fee on all orders under £200.
Yellow - £59.99 delivery fee.
Orange - £84.99 delivery fee.
Red - We are unable to deliver to these areas.



Assisted Delivery

If you cannot provide an able bodied person to offload the vehicle with the help of our driver, we can provide additional manpower with our Assisted Delivery Service. The driver will arrive with some help to unload the lorry, meaning that you can put your feet up.


We offer this service on all items that are delivered, we do not offer this on our couriered products. Prices for this service can be found on individual products.


Should you require further information on our standard or assisted delivery services, please contact a member of our Sales Team.


Scottish areas may be subjected to slightly longer delivery turnarounds, please contact us for details.



Rhine Grande W4.0m x D6.0m

This image shows a brief reference to how your products will arrive. All of our garden buildings are made from kiln dried quality graded timber; if it is to be stored prior to construction and treatment all parts must be covered to prevent moisture from warping the timber.

To ensure the very best quality, we only use slow-grown White Spruce Timber, which is harvested in cold climates to ensure solid, dense log rings. This gives the wood superior strength and longevity, and also a much more consistent colour than the likes of Pine.

 

Despite the care we take in selecting the very best Timber available, it’s not like predictable brick or cold steel, this natural material has characteristics and quirks unique to every log.

 

Because our timber logs once fed water and nutrients back and forth from its roots to its leaves, its very nature is to be porous and swell up when it gets wet. Any wooden product will do this throughout its life, but there are a few things you can do to help limit this movement.

 

These include:

1. A great design!

  • Don’t worry, we’ve got this one covered. We’re experts when it comes to all things timber, so we have designed our products from the ground up with its natural properties in mind.

2. Water Repellent Treatment.

  • How you customise and decorate your product is up to you, however we would recommend that you use an appropriate water repellent treatment. This really helps minimise the amount of moisture that the timber can absorb. Therefore minimising the risk of any major movement.
  • (Please note: water repellent treatment is not the same as pressure treatment, which protects against rot and insect infestation, and which we guarantee for 10 Years!)

3. Ventilation.

  • Keeping your timber building ventilated is no less important than keeping your house well ventilated. This is especially true if you plan to cover up your floorboards with something (double check with an expert, that the material is suitable to do so), as moisture can become trapped between layers of non-breathable materials and build-up, leading to floors becoming rotten.

4. Regular Seasonal Maintenance.

  • Whether you opt to build your product yourself, or have us do it for you, don’t be afraid to tighten the odd bolt here and there. Your product is a life improving investment, so it’s only right to give it some love and care from time to time. Make sure that it’s properly treated before the rainy months, and you make adjustments to doors and window frames, when needed.

 

Natural Timber Properties

After building your timber product, this natural construction will begin to ‘settle’. This means that you will likely see some natural timber imperfections appear. These types of natural imperfections can include:

 

  • Cracks

 

 

  • Splits

  • Shakes

 

 

  • Warping / Twisting

 

  • Expansion and Contraction

 

 

Please be aware that, as these are natural timber properties they are not considered as defects under our Terms & Conditions (for more information, check out our Ts&Cs here). However, in most cases, these imperfections will not impact the integrity or function of your timber product, and/or can easily be rectified. For advice on how to rectify these and for more support, please get in touch with our Customer Services Team on cs@dunsterhouse.co.uk.

 

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