Best Accessories & Parts for Your Shepherd Hut
The accessory possibilities for shepherd huts are practically endless, limited mainly by space and requirements. If desired, a shepherd hut can have all the necessary accessories to become an independent living space, kitted out with a kitchenette and bathroom. Conversely, a shepherd hut can become a studio, a library, an office, a playroom, and so on.
You decide how you want your shepherd hut to function, choose your accessories, and watch your dream come to life. Not sure how to design your perfect hut? Get inspired by our interior design blog.
Here at Greendown Shepherd Huts, our expert craftsmen are able to turn visions into reality. From unique bespoke designs to perfected Herdsman huts, our team create beautiful handcrafted huts. If you would like to craft your dream bespoke hut, talk to our team today.
Best Shepherd Hut Accessories
Depending on your budget and use, a bathroom or kitchen may already be considered a luxury extra. Inclusions such as a shower can have a huge impact on comfort and usability, however amenities come with considerations such as power and water – here are some things to think about. Accessories such as seating areas or outdoor features are less hassle and can be easily put in.
Here are some of the best shepherd hut accessories:
Not only are log burners aesthetically pleasing accessories, they can provide heat for a shepherd hut! Traditionally functioning as the kitchen and heat source, log burners now have a far more ornamental purpose, popular for the feeling of nostalgia and comfort they ignite. Who can deny the cosy feeling of snuggling up in a blanket, watching a fire crackling away?
If you are looking to up the temperature control of your shepherd hut, there are other options. Heat retention solutions such as insulation can go a long way in preventing loss of precious warmth. Underfloor heating is a luxurious accessory that provides a welcome warmth when in your shepherd hut. For ultimate power, get a temperature control thermostat and ensure your shepherd hut remains comfortable year-round.
Hot tubs are a popular accessory for shepherd hut, appealing to young and old alike. An especially important accessory for B&B shepherd huts, hot tubs offer romance, extravagance and an indulgent experience. Guests and owners alike revel in the ultimate glamping experience a hot tub provides.
Read our blog all about getting a hot tub for your shepherd hut.
Hot tubs come in all shapes and sizes, with extras such as massage jets and mood lighting. Find one that suits your hut – if you have all the modern amenities and flashy tech, why not get a high-tech hot tub? If you are going for a more rustic, off-grid aesthetic, consider an oak covering or traditional wood fire to heat the tub.
Accessories such as a comfy sofa or table and chairs can be influential in the look and use of your shepherd hut. If space is abundant, and the hut use very casual, a large inviting sofa can create the perfect chill out zone. Alternatively, a self-contained shepherd hut benefits from a table and chairs for dining.
A space saving hack that accommodates various accessories is fold down furniture. Check out Greendown Shepherd Huts’ space saving solution. Dine on your bench style seating then fold down your bed for the night-time. There is no need to compromise!
Don’t neglect the outdoor areas surrounding your shepherd hut. In fact, make the most of it! Soak up stunning scenery with a swinging day bed. Enjoy al fresco dining with striking mismatched table and chairs. Draw out summer nights with a BBQ. Just because these accessories are no inside your shepherd hut does not mean they should be overlooked.
A shepherd hut retreat with outdoor accessories encourages guests and users to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors, even if it may be raining. Hanging baskets and bird feeders are great accessories for the inclusion of flora and fauna. And it adds to the quaint traditional aesthetic.
Best Shepherd Hut Parts
Shepherd hut parts are usually beautiful as well as functional. Not only do parts keep the hut standing, they are in keeping with traditional shepherd huts. Shepherd hut parts are usually structurally or functionally key and therefore provide less option.
Shepherd hut chassis have become iconic in their recognition. Originally used to tow the hut from field to field, shepherd hut chassis are usually far less functional now, and instead are for looks. While shepherd huts can still be mobile, this is less common as huts become static accommodation or household additions. Chassis considerations include colour, tow bar style, and wheel size.
Windows and Doors
Usually made from hardwood oak to match the hut exterior, shepherd hut windows and doors are significant parts. Responsible for providing light and fresh air, windows can help a hut feel airy and in touch with nature. Similarly, doors, especially French doors, can help open up a shepherd hut to the environment.
See more: Shepherd Hut Windows, Doors & Stairs
Bespoke Shepherd Huts with Greendown Shepherd Huts
Our expert team at Greendown Shepherd Huts can craft the shepherd hut of your dreams. Take a look though some of our existing huts, created with the user in mind. Or, contact our craftsmen and create your own bespoke design.
Crafted in South West England using durable oak, our shepherd huts are striking and hardwearing. Able to fit a variety of furnishings and suit a plethora of uses, our shepherd huts can be easily personalised with a range of accessories.