Rustic Rural Retreat

Project completed in Leicestershire, May 2016

Extension of existing patio to increase entertaining space. Creation of outdoor kitchen that can be blended into the main garden.

Project Details

Key Features:

  • Creation of larger, matching patio
  • Design and construction of bespoke charcoal BBQ with worktop and storage space
  • Screening of driveway with burnt (shou sugi ban) oak screen
  • Installation of curing oak twin rail to frame views and to train planting over
  • Complementary planting scheme


  • Green oak and graded timber pergola
  • Burnt oak screening
  • Charcoal BBQ grill contained with bespoke cedar units incorporating stainless steel cupboard / drawer units and stainless steel worktops
  • Stonemarket Vintage Manor stone paving
  • Cottage garden themed planting laid out in a contemporary block style