The exterior of the Contemporary is nothing if not minimalist. It features a simple, straightforward rectangular box shape with a flat, concealed roof sealed with a one-piece membrane which drains to the rear.

There is an extensive glazed area at the front set back within an extra-wide porch with integrated decking and downlighters in the overhang above. The porch extends across a full three-quarters of the front wall.

Two more full-height panes of glass (one, a rear door) are inset into the rear wall with their own micro-porch plus downlighters. But the rest of the windows in this lodge are all mini versions designed more to let some daylight in rather than provide a view out.  Externally, door and window frames are in slate-grey uPVC; all double glazed, of course.

Glazing apart, the whole exterior is timber clad in 28mm pine planks from – surprise, surprise – Finland. It all looks very Scandinavian, clean cut and simple.



SIZE: The 40ft x 22 two-bedroom version is
reviewed here. Other standard sizes are: 36ft x 14 (two bedrooms), 40ft x 22 with three bedrooms and 45ft x 22 (four bedrooms). Other options are available on request.

BEDROOMS: Two, a double with en suite shower room and a twin with bathroom.

BATHROOMS:  One family bathroom with over-bath shower, and an en suite shower room.

MANUFACTURER: Finnish Log Homes Ltd, The Mill, Rough Hill Complex, The Tye, East Hanningfield, Essex CM3 8BY
Tel: 01245 400202

CONTACT: Omar Park Homes Ltd
London Rad, Brandon, Suffolk IP27 0NE
Tel: 01842 810673

INFORMATION: There is a 40ft x 22 Contemporary currently on exhibition at Omar’s display centre in Brandon. The ex-works price for this model is £129,400 and a typical sited price is £229,000.



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