Best Time to Buy a Log Cabin

Log Cabins can be a worthwhile investment for your garden because they offer a variety of uses. You can transform them into a relaxing retreat, garden office or even a home gym or yoga studio.

Owning a log cabin also allows you to enjoy time spent in the garden all-year-round, especially if you get it treated, which will in turn, increase your log cabin’s longevity. But in terms of determining the best time to purchase one, it can be a bit challenging but we’ve got you covered!

This guide explores when you should be on the lookout for a new log cabin if you want to save money and also lists some of our best sellers for you to compare. Let’s get started!

Top Selling Log Cabins

Here at Garden Buildings Direct, our log cabins vary in style and design, providing our customers with more choice and versatility. We’ve categorised our top-selling log cabins into warmer months and colder months, so you can find a building which is best for the time of year you want to use it.

Spring & Summer:

     

#1 BillyOh Carmen Log Cabin Summerhouse       #2 BillyOh Sasha Log Cabin Summerhouse 

     

#1 BillyOh Miller Log Cabin Summerhouse                #2 BillyOh Huntsman Log Cabin 

Autumn & Winter:

     

#1 BillyOh Village Hall Log Cabin                            #2 BillyOh Winchester Log Cabin

     

#1 BillyOh Kent Garden Office                                #2 BillyOh Dorset Log Cabin 

What Is the Best Time to Buy a Log Cabin?

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BillyOh Derwent Log Cabin

As the warmer weather entices in the UK, most people tend to take advantage of the summertime and spring to buy log cabins—converting the outdoor building into summerhouses.

When Autumn approaches and the weather gets chillier, fewer people are inclined to venture outdoors.  It can also be more difficult to lay a base when the weather is wetter. But this can also be the best time to buy a log cabin as the prices are often lower than the peak season.

You wouldn’t ordinarily buy garden items such as planters and garden furniture in colder months, but some log cabins are well equipped for use all year round so you can still enjoy working or relaxing in them during Winter.

BillyOh Carmen Log Cabin

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BillyOh Carmen Log Cabin Summerhouse

Constructed in either 19mm or 28mm T&G cladding, the BillyOh Carmen is a perfect log cabin choice for Spring and Summer months. Most sizes are available in the 19mm, however, the largest size comes in the stronger 28mm T&G. 

Ideal for use as a summer house, the building perfectly complements a modern garden due to the contemporary pent roof and long doors and windows.

Features

  • Great Value Summerhouse 
  • 19mm, 28mm Log Thickness 
  • Modern Window Design 
  • Long Windows & Doors
  • Pent Style Roof 
  • Spring and Summer Use 

BillyOh Sasha Log Cabin Summerhouse

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BillyOh Sasha Log Cabin Summerhouse

 If you want to enjoy views of your garden while relaxing during the warmer months, the BillyOh Sasha Log Cabin Summerhouse makes a great addition!

The traditional apex roof and modern windows complement any garden setting and the choice of 19mm or 28mm cladding ensure suitability for use during warmer months of the year.

Features

  • Traditional Apex Roof 
  • Modern Offset Doors and Front Windows 
  • 19mm, 28mm Log Thickness 
  • Reversible Front Offset 
  • Spring and Summer Use

BillyOh Miller Log Cabin Summerhouse

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BillyOh Miller Log Cabin Summerhouse

The Miller log cabin is great for anyone looking for a traditional summerhouse for their garden. The cabin combines classic features such as the apex roof and Georgian windows to sit perfectly in a traditional garden setting. Choose from a range of sizes, as well as 19mm or 28mm T&G cladding.

Features

  • Traditional Georgian Style Windows 
  • Range of Sizes Available 
  • 19mm, 28mm Log Thickness 
  • Traditional Apex Style Roof
  • Floor Options
  • Spring and Summer Use

BillyOh Huntsman Log Cabin

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BillyOh Pathfinder ‘Huntsman’ Log Cabin

The BillyOh Huntsman is ideally designed for Spring and Summer and it can also be used as a summerhouse. Plus, we offer the option of a lean-to for extra garden storage. 

You can also choose from Modern or Georgian windows in either SAN or Double Glazing to suit the building’s needs. The building comes in either a 19mm or 28mm T&G cladding.

Features

  • 19mm, 28mm Log Thickness
  • Reverse Apex Design
  • Modern or Georgian Styling
  • SAN or Double Glazing
  • Lean-To Options For Storage
  • Spring and Summer Use 

BillyOh Village Hall Log Cabin

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BillyOh Village Hall Log Cabin

Our Village Hall unit is a premium log cabin that has a range of exciting features which make the garden building a statement piece of architecture. 

Ideal for use a garden office, it comes in a choice of 35mm, 44mm, and 70mm cladding thicknesses. For use in Spring, Summer, and Autumn, 35mm and 44mm thicknesses are suitable. If you want to use the log cabin all year round, upgrade to the extra solid, double tongue 70mm option.

Features

  • 35mm, 44mm, 70mm Log Thickness 
  • Extra Tall Reverse Apex Design with Dorma
  • Rear Lean-to Options
  • Modern or Georgian Styling
  • SAN or Double Glazed Windows 
  • Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter Use 

BillyOh Winchester Log Cabin

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BillyOh Winchester Log Cabin

The Winchester is a classically designed log cabin which has a modern overhang for shade during summer months and shelter from the rain. 

If you opt for the 70mm cabin, you can use the building all year round. The 44mm cladding will be suitable for use during Spring, Summer, and Autumn, and the 28mm cladding is best for use during Spring and Summer months.

Features

  • Alpine Style Roof
  • Modern Overhang for Shade and Shelter
  • Extra-High Central Door and Window Design
  • 28mm, 44mm, 70mm Log Thickness
  • Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter Use

BillyOh Kent Home Office 

 

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BillyOh Kent Home Office

The Kent is a cabin which is ideal for use as a garden office. The multi-room design means you are provided with office and storage space, and the building comes in a choice of 28mm, 44mm, and 70mm thicknesses to suit your needs. 

The 70mm is ideal for use all year round, the 44, will be equipped for Spring, Summer and Autumn and the 28mm cladding is only designed for summer use.

Features

  • Multi-Room Design for Different Uses
  • 28mm, 44mm, 70mm Log Thickness
  • Reversible Door Recess High Offset Doors and Windows
  • Modern or Georgian Style
  • Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter Use

BillyOh Devon Log Cabin

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BillyOh Devon Log Cabin

The Devon log cabin comes a range of customizable options to choose from. Available in every log thickness, you can find a building which suits your needs. It has a stylish reverse apex design long windows which can be Georgian or Modern depending on your preference.

Features

  • 28mm, 35mm, 44mm, 70mm Log Thickness
  • Reversible Extra High Offset Doors and Windows
  • Reverse Apex Design
  • Modern or Georgian Style 
  • Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter Use

Conclusion

Purchasing a log cabin at the right time can save you money and time. But choosing the right cabin for the time of year is also important. If you only intend on using the building in the summer months, then you might want to wait until the weather is better as laying a base can take longer when it’s wetter. However, if you want to save some money, you should take a look at cabins during winter months!

Feast Your Eyes on our Latest Log Cabins

BillyOh Highfield Log Cabin

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BillyOh Highfield Log Cabin

BillyOh Metro Log Cabin

BillyOh Metro Log Cabin
BillyOh Metro Log Cabin

BillyOh Canton Log Cabin

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BillyOh Canton Log Cabin

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