Creating an exciting new treehouse or lodge requires a happy marriage of creativity and functionality, but for us, that's not all. Authenticity and intuition bring about a certain atmosphere and experience which is particularly important for hospitality rentals.
This holistic way of working comes into its own when creating spaces that need to fulfil a specific function or reflect a company brand, which is backed by our decade of glamping and treehouse rental, experienced designers and build teams. Every project is unique, so please feel free to get in touch. For now, here's a brief outline of our process:
1. It's Good to Talk
The best way to see if there's a fit between what you want and what we can provide, is to simply have a chat about your project and ideas. Our website shows a limited range of what we can do because, like most young companies, there's much more potential behind our current shop window.
This initial contact can be over the phone or video, either way, we'll listen carefully to your ideas and talk through the relevant process in more detail. Bespoke treehouses, for example, can be quite involved.
2. Site Visit & Feasibility
For bespoke design work we usually visit the proposed location for a walk around the site to discuss your ideas and the project's potential in more detail.
Practicalities such as positioning of the structure/s, access and utilities are considered of course, but for bespoke projects, this is where we get a proper sense of the space and aesthetic requirements of the project.
These visits usually take 2 to 4 hours depending on the nature and size of the project - we like to be as thorough as possible whilst there.
If your project requires planning permission we can help by working with one of our planning consultancy partners, or refer you to them directly. If you prefer to use your own planning consultant we are happy to liaise with them.
The planning application process can be protracted, especially under the current Covid restrictions.
We understand the common planning objections, especially with regard to treehouse developments, as such, our designs endeavour to mitigate them as much as is feasible.
3. Creating the Vision
Once we've pulled all the necessary information together, and if it's looking viable, the next step is to establish the best route or design/s for your project.
If you are interested in one of our off-the-peg designs, we'll confirm your finish choices, take a deposit, and schedule the build & delivery.
If you are commissioning your own bespoke design, we'll begin the design and planning application process.
We can also create tailored interiors that work with the overall theme and purpose of the space. This makes a huge difference to the finished look and atmosphere, and for rental accommodations, the revenues.
Build or Installation
The last and most exciting phase of the process is the building or installation of the accommodations. Once a deposit payment is made we schedule this into the next available calendar time slot.
Some of our stock designs are delivered ready built, whilst others take 2-4 weeks installation on site. We can talk through the possible timescale of your project, so if you'd like to dive right in for a chat, please get in touch.