Soaring property prices and planning restrictions are driving growing numbers of people to live in “posh” sheds and lodges at the bottom of gardens, experts say.
Companies selling residential sheds say customers are “getting creative” and picking larger cabins to use as permanent homes, saving thousands and avoiding the Government’s stamp duty policy.
Figures from property website Rightmove have revealed a 15 per cent increase in British property listings mentioning log cabins between 2015 and 2016.
Unlike so-called “granny annexes”, log cabins are often classed as an outbuilding and therefore do not usually require planning permission, as long as they are below a certain size. Read more about this via the Telegraph Website