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BillyOh Ivy Tongue and Groove Apex Summerhouse

The BillyOh Ivy tongue and groove apex summerhouse has been designed in a modern style, to add a contemporary living space to any garden. With long, stylish windows and a spacious veranda, the Ivy is guaranteed to look great in any garden as a stunning centrepiece. Complete with Floor, Roof and Felt as standard.

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  • Modern Apex Summerhouse with Veranda
  • Strong Tongue & Groove Build
  • Extra Tall for Easy Mobility
  • Full Length Modern Windows
  • Wide Double Door Feature
  • Pressure Treated Options for Increased Protection
  • Floor and roof included as standard
  • Complete with felt, fixtures and fittings
  • Base Coat Treated for Transit
Overall Dimensions (Includes Roof Overhang)
  • (A) Width: 2.60m (8ft6)
  • (B) Depth: 2.41m (7ft11)
  • (C) Ridge: 2.34m (7ft8)
  • (D) Eaves: 1.73m (5ft8)

Why buy the Ivy Summerhouse?

10 Year <br/>Anti-Rot Guarantee
10 Year
Anti-Rot Guarantee

Protects the wood on your building against rot and decay.

UK<br/> Manufactured

Over 20 years of experience in design and production.

Complete<br/> Building

Floor, Roof, Felt and Fixings all included as standard.

Easy<br/> To Assemble
To Assemble

Made of pre-assembled panels, this summerhouse is simple to assemble yourself.

Key Features

Wide Double Doors

The wide double doors provide ease of access in and out of the summerhouse and on a summer's day can be left open to allow the warm summer breeze inside.

Strong Construction

Strong Tongue and Groove construction ensures a robust and solid build. The Tongue and Groove boards interlock with one another to form a tight seal offering high-quality weather protection.

High Strength SAN Styrene Glazing

Durable Single SAN glazing included as standard. SAN is used for its UV properties and the tougher finish avoids breakages.

BillyOh Ivy Tongue and Groove Apex Summerhouse
Full Span Windows

The long windows of the Ivy provide you with fantastic views of your garden, allowing the sunlight to enter and provide natural lighting and a spacious feel to the whole room.


With such a grand entrance to the building, it’s an idyllic place to have a coffee in the morning, appreciating your garden views. The veranda offers a great space for potting plants or hanging garden flowers.

Generous Headroom

The Ivy features a tall Apex roof offering you and your guests plenty of headroom. The eaves, which are the lowest point of the roof, have also been raised to a minimum of 6'7" allowing for a higher ceiling, keeping your cabin feeling fresh and airy.

Frequently Asked Questions


The BillyOh guarantee covers this building against:

  • rot
  • decay
  • insect infestation

Please note: The guarantee does not cover timber splits or warping which may occur naturally over time.

Duration of Guarantee:

  • Tongue and Groove Buildings - up to 10 years
  • Log Cabins - up to 10 years
  • Pressure Treatment Buildings - up to 15 years

For more information about BillyOh Guarantee, please visit our terms and conditions

  • 11mm Tongue and groove wall panels

  • 10x10 Only - 11mm Tongue & Groove floor

  • 8x8, 8x10 - Solid sheet floor

  • Tongue and groove roof

  • Single glazed double doors

  • 4 Fixed windows

  • Veranda (slatted floor and side fencing)

  • Green mineral felt

  • All fixtures and fittings

  • Comprehensive assembly instructions

Spray Treated: Our sheds and summerhouses get a beautiful golden brown spray treatment before leaving the factory in order to preserve the quality of the wood up until the delivery. As this only lasts through the transit stage, we do advise treating the wood after installation to protect and preserve it, as well as annual maintenance.

Pressure Treated: For an extra level of protection, you can opt for a pressure treated building which is an effective way of keeping the wood long lasting. This is an extra step in the manufacturing process where the wood is treated in a pressurised tank. Chemical preservatives are forced deep into the wood’s fibres to resist rot, decay and termites. When you upgrade to Pressure Treatment, the guarantee is extended from 10 to 15 years.

This building includes a solid sheet or tongue and groove floor and tongue and groove roof as standard.


11mm: Our standard roof option, this interlocking roof provides a reliable covering for any building. The Tongue and Groove not only gives your building a stronger roof but also a premium look and feel.


OSB Solid Sheet and Durellis Solid Sheet: (Only 8x8) Both value, cost effective options for flooring. These floors are suited to lighter items and light domestic use.

11mm: Our Standard flooring option which provides a durable, solid foundation and underfoot to the building. The 11mm option is ideal for less demanding and frequent usage, suitable for lighter intensity purposes like summer houses and other living spaces containing light furniture. The 11mm tongue and groove timber makes this a solid yet suitable, economical option.

19mm: A premium floor is the perfect choice for higher intensity usage. The construction uses thick 19mm tongue and groove timber, which gives you not only the strength, but better insulation against the cold weather. This specific floor is the perfect option if you’re planning on using the building as an everyday use office, gym or games room with heavy objects.

All garden buildings should be assembled on a firm and level base. A base will ensure your building has a solid, long-lasting and well-drained foundation.

If you want to build your own base, from a sturdy material such as concrete or flagstones, you can find minimum dimensions for each size of this building in the tech specs. In order to protect your building from moisture, you should leave a 2ft gap around the exterior of your building, so remember to take this into consideration when laying any sort of base.

Our robust and simple to use EcoBase provides you with a firm, long-lasting foundation with suitable drainage for your garden building. It is quick and easy to install through the use of snap connectors that link the grids to each other.

If your building is shorter than 2.5m you should not require planning permission, (unless it’s more than 50% of your garden or will be placed in your front garden). Planning permission rules can vary by area so we would strongly recommend checking your local council rules before purchasing a garden building from us.

We do not offer an installation service on any of our buildings, as they are designed to be easy and simple to assemble. Using the digital assembly instructions included in your order confirmation and with a team of at least 2 people, the handy pre assembled panels mean you will have your BillyOh building up in no time!

Our sheds and summerhouse are delivered in easy to assemble panels. For your convenience the panels are no wider than 4ft so they can be easily maneuverable and fit through a standard doorway. Glazing and any additional wood is delivered in separate, clearly labeled packages.

Your order can be tracked through the account section on our website or by contacting us directly. You will be contacted after your order via your online account, email or text to provide updates on delivery dates.

More about the BillyOh Ivy Apex Summerhouse...

The Ivy is one of our most traditional garden summerhouses, featuring classic tall glazed windows and an apex roof, giving you improved head height and access to natural light. The 4 tall windows around the front and sides of the building allow the light to flood in. This Wooden summerhouse also comes with a veranda with a slatted floor and slatted sidewall, this veranda gives you an amazing decorative space perfect for planters or small garden furniture seating.

The Ivy comes with a cost-effective yet durable solid sheet flooring, an 11mm tongue and groove roof and mineral felt as standard to increase your building’s weather resistance. The flooring can be upgraded to 19mm flooring for more intensive uses. Another option for the Ivy is to upgrade to pressure treatment to further protect your building and increase your BillyOh guarantee to 15 years.

Apex Summerhouse

Traditional wooden summer houses tend to have a classic apex roof with roof overhangs. With your Billy Ivy, we extend this overhang to create a spacious and relaxing veranda space, accessible with wide-opening double doors that offer panoramic views of your outdoor space.

Use the extra space this garden summer house provides by using it as a quiet retreat, a garden studio, or even a sun room. In the winter, it can even be converted into a storage space. There's no end to the possibilities for your BillyOh garden building!

Tongue and Groove Cladding

A tongue and groove apex summerhouse offers quality weather protection thanks to the interlocking construction of the timber panels. And, with optional cladding thickness for the t&g floor, you can ensure even more comprehensive protection with this cladding Style. Durable tongue & groove panels also create a tight seal, preventing water ingress. Green mineral roof felt is included as standard on our summerhouse kits.

Pressure Treatment and Maintenance

Pressure treated timber will offer a longer-lasting level of protection than dip treatments. If opting for the latter, we suggest treating your Ivy annually, starting with application on the wood after installation. Doing this will keep your contemporary summerhouse looking great for years to come.

Guarantee and Quality

We're so confident in the dependable quality of our BillyOh quality summer houses that they come with a 10-year guarantee against rot, decay, and insect infestation. Pressure treated models have an increased guarantee of 15 years. The Ivy also features toughened safety glass for a strong build and protected extra living space.

Assembly Kits

Your Ivy garden summer house will be provided with comprehensive assembly instructions upon order. Using some basic tools and a helping pairs of hands, simply put together the pre-assembled panels on a level base. You'll be enjoying a glass of wine in your garden summerhouse in no time!

Planning Permission

Your BillyOh Ivy shouldn't require planning permission as:

  • It's ridge height is under 4m.
  • It isn't two-storey.
  • It won't be intended for permanent residential use.
  • It shouldn't take up more than 50% of your garden space.

Although, you should still check with your local council as planning permission rules may vary.

Garden Buildings Direct - Deliveries

At Garden Buildings Direct, we want to cut down on delivery time as much as possible. That's why, for all our wide range of summer houses, you can get your BillyOh building in as little as 1 - 4 weeks! Just enter your delivery postcode to check our fast and free delivery to most of mainland UK.

And some of our customers really decide to make the building their own, using summerhouse accessories and painting to create garden studios. There are many options to personalise your wooden summerhouse to create your perfect garden room, for inspiration or to get some fantastic garden bar ideas. Please take a look at our customer images below.

Dimensions 8 x 8 8 x 8 Pressure Treated
Width 259.8cm 259.8cm
Depth 241cm 241cm
Width (Internal) 234.4cm 234.4cm
Depth (Internal) 170.2cm 170.2cm
Ridge Height (Inc Floor) 234cm 234cm
Eaves Height (Inc Floor) 173.2cm 173.2cm
Ridge Height (Internal) 229.3cm 229.3cm
Eaves Height (Internal) 175.4cm 175.4cm
Door Opening Size (w x h) 117.2cm x 172.6cm 117.2cm x 172.6cm
Door Width 58.3cm 58.3cm
Door Height 172cm 172cm
Minimum Base Width 260cm 260cm
Minimum Base Length 241cm 241cm
Features 8 x 8 8 x 8 Pressure Treated
Door Style Double Doors Double Doors
Windows 4 windows (all fixed) 4 windows (all fixed)
Factory Basecoat Treatment Red Cedar Water Based Pressure Treated
Material Wood Wood
Roof Style Apex Apex
Cladding Style Tongue and Groove Tongue and Groove
Pre-Assembled Side Panels Yes Yes
Supplied with Fixtures and Fittings Yes Yes
Please Note: This product has been designed as an affordable solution to most popular light domestic uses. All products supplied self assembly flat packed unless otherwise stated.

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