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The Bloomsbury Writing Retreat

The Bloomsbury writing retreat, exclusive to Malvern Garden Buildings

The Bloomsbury

This exclusive garden room is inspired by the original ‘she shed’ – Virginia Woolf’s writing lodge at Monk’s House.

The Bloomsbury has all the rustic charm of Virginia’s writing lodge with the added benefit of full insulation and optional double glazing to withstand the rigours of the British winter.

Originally developed as a 14ft wide x 8ft deep garden room, this retreat can be customised to your specifications to create a purpose made space dedicated to your chosen passion.

The generous pitch of the roof, the casement windows and double doors ensures light floods the room.

All that’s left to do is choose a peaceful corner to site your new garden room away from domestic drudgery, where no one will trouble you and allow your creativity to bloom.

Design features

  • Barnstyle cladding
  • 19mm pressure treated floor
  • 4 pair opening windows, 1 pair in each gable and 1 pair either side of doors
  • Double doors centre front
  • Single glazed throughout
  • Painted external finish
  • Tongue and groove matchboard lining and insulation to walls and ceiling
  • Whitewashed lining and floor
  • Cedar shingle roof
  • Black ironmongery
  • Installation

Optional extras

Double glazing

Double glazing can be offered for all sizes.

Hand cast aluminium plaque

Hand cast aluminium plaque with the following in deep embossed lettering: Bloomsbury group member and author of “A Room of One’s Own”. Virginia Woolf 1882 – 1941 Novelist and Critic wrote in a room just like this.