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Sonoma

Pool Houses

The feeling of Californian wine country now available poolside.

Inspired by the rolling countryside of California, our Sonoma pool house design brings a relaxed feel to your outdoor space. The hip roof style provides great head room in case you need to store large items. Understated architecture creates a pleasing, classic design that blends into its surroundings; complementing rather than dominating your landscape. Use our many design options and ideas to personalize your Sonoma and make it your own. There's nothing modest about this magnificent Sonoma! Double French doors crowned by a large fan arch create a luxury entrance for these pool houses. Come inside... be prepared to be impressed! Make it your own in the Custom Design Center or check out our favourites first!

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overview

  
    
  • The understated classic design of our Sonoma style makes it ideal as a pool cabana. Comfortable in any surroundings, the Sonoma will bring a relaxed feel to your outdoor space. Learn about pricing and more in our Sonoma pool cabana tabs.

Features

- Characterized by a spacious hip roof rafter design.
- Plenty of headroom.
- The ultimate space for your pool house

Popular options:

Floor plans

Below are a few sample floorplans that shows the popular options associated with Sonoma pool cabanas.
For more ideas and photos please visit Interiors under inspiration.

Popular Sonoma pool cabana floor configurations

Try this Floor Planner Tool to design your own space and share as you like.
You may also download graph paper and print out a few sheets to help designing your own space!

Available Sonoma pool cabana sizes

Sonoma have sizes ranging between 48 sq.ft to 640 sq.ft.

If you cannot find your size please contact us.

Assembly

Level of Difficulty:

Like all of our buildings, our Sonoma pool cabana building includes easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams, and assembly videos that will help you through the process.

Below is a series of photos showing one of our Sonoma building being assembled.

  • Foundation for a Sonoma building

  • Wall framing install

  • Sonoma roof installation

  • Enhanced siding package for a Sonoma pool cabana

  • Sonoma building close to completion

  • Completed Sonoma pool cabana

Hiring a contractor

Our Sonoma pool cabana style buildings are relatively easy to assemble however if you feel that you may want some assistance check out our hire a contractor page.

Contractor working on a roof
  • 3D Video Tour of a Sonoma pool cabana Building

    The products featured is an 8 x 10 ft. Sonoma in a poolside setting with the following options: Scotia Blue Canexel siding, cedar shingle roof, D8 door, w8 painted white, 8ft. bench.

    Visit our 3D Tours page to see all the Summerwood Styles

  • Video tour for a Sonoma pool cabana
  

details & specs

  
    

Sonoma Pool Cabana Dimensions

SONOMA DIMENSIONS CHART
A B C D E
BUILDING DEPTH BUILDING HEIGHT FLOOR HEIGHT WALL HEIGHT ROOF HEIGHT
4' 8' - 4 1/8" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 6' - 4 1/2"
6' 8' - 11 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 2' - 1 3/8"
4' 8' - 4 1/8" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 1' 6"
6' 8' - 11 1/2" 5 5/8" 6' - 4 1/2" 2' - 1 3/8"
8' 10' - 2 3/8" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 2' - 8 1/4"
10' 10' - 9 3/8" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 3' - 3 1/4"
12' 11' - 4 1/4" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 3' - 10 1/8"
14' 11' - 11 1/4" 7 5/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 4' - 5 1/8"
16' 12' - 8 1/4" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 5' - 1/8"
18' 13' - 3 1/2" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 5' - 7 3/8"
20' 13' - 10 3/8" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 6' - 2 1/4"
22' 14' - 5 3/8" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 6' - 9 1/4"
24' 15' - 3/8" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 7' - 4 1/4"
26' 15' - 7 1/4" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 7' - 11 1/4"
28' 16' - 2 1/4" 8 3/8" 6' - 10 1/2" 8' - 6 1/8"

Our measurements (i.e. 8ft. x 12ft.) are taken from the outside of the floor & wall framing, therefore, they don't include the siding, and/or sheathing.

For true interior measurements, subtract the thickness of the wall framing; 3 ½” for 2x4 walls, and 5 ½” for 2x6 walls. Note: 2 x 4 is actually 1 ½” x 3 ½” and 2 x 6 is actually 1 ½” x 5 ½” due to the properties of "finished” lumber.

Wall Plan

Sonoma building wall plan

For true exterior dimensions, add the siding, sheathing (if applicable), and corner trim pieces. The Canexel siding is 3/8" thick, the cedar siding is 3/4" thick and the log siding is 1 1/2" thick. The wall sheathing varies from 7/16” to 3/4”. The corner trim is 3/4".

If you have any other questions pertaining to the size of the building, please do not hesitate to ask us, we're here to help.

Roof Framing Plan

In strong competition with gable roofing, hip roofing is up there for the most popular roofing style. Hip roofs typically feature a low/moderate slope, with all sides sloping from the center toward the walls of the structure.

Hips are more complicated to frame, sheath, and finish, but are typically simpler to trim and eliminate the vertical wall component of a gable roof style, known as “gable ends”.

Additional consideration should be given to ventilation. Due to its geometry and the lack of gable ends, roof vents must be placed on the roof itself. Consult with your contractor or roofing company, for the most effective ventilation system for your roof.

Roof framing plan for a Sonoma building

Overhang Detail

Soffits are the cedar trim pieces that are attached to the underside of the rafter ends.
Fascia is typically the cedar 1x4 that’s used to cover the rafter tips and provide a nice straight level line for the bottom of your roof.

Sonoma roof overhang detail

Foundation

Traditional patio stone foundation. A concrete pad is also ideal for poolside applications.

Visit Foundations Page for detail.

Sonoma building foundation

Materials

Like all summerwood designs, the Sonoma pool cabana is a fantastic display of premium grade materials coming together for any of your outdoor needs. Our materials are chosen for their aesthetic appeal, durability, and environmental friendliness. Construction is engineered for garages and cabins but ideally suited for storage sheds and pool cabanas as well.

Floor
item material dimension notes
runners pressure treated 2x6 underside of floor framing
joists pressure treated 2x4 - 2x8 16" on center
sheathing spruce 48" x 96" x 5/8" tongue & groove
material upgrades
floor insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" within floor cavities
pine flooring white pine 1x6 tongue & groove
Walls
item material dimension notes
wall plates spruce 2x4 - 2x6 bottom, top, double top
wall studs spruce 2x4 - 2x6 16" on center
siding cedar channel 1x8 standard horizontal siding
material upgrades
canexel siding canexel 1x8 studs & plates
cedar wall framing cedar 2x8 - 2x6 studs & plates
esu1a osb + typar n/a wall sheathing & building wrap
wall insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" within wall cavities
Roof
item material dimension notes
ceiling spruce 2x4 - 2x10 ceiling framing
rafters spruce 2x4 - 2x10 24" on center maximum
ridge board spruce 2x4 - 2x10 n/a
sheathing osb 48" x 96" x 7/16" n/a
material upgrades
cedar roof boards cedar 1x6 - 1x8 n/a
cedar rafters cedar 2x6 - 2x12 n/a
roof insulation expanded polystyrene 3 1/2" & 5 1/2" on roof surface
Roof
item material dimension notes
cedar trim cedar 1x6 - 1x8 corners, soffit, fascia
material upgrades
maintenance free trim versatex 1x4 - 1x8 corners, soffit, fascia

Popular upgrades

Enhanced Siding Package

If you are thinking of adding insulation to your building, consider adding one of our "enhanced siding packages". It's a layer of sheathing (OSB or plywood) and house wrap (Typar and optional HomeSlicker) that provides a moisture barrier to your structure.

Enhanced siding package upgrade

Interior Cedar Siding and Framing

The Sonoma style allows for a wide array of interior finishes. Our cedar siding or framing interior upgrade can be incorporated on the walls and/or ceiling, providing a warm rustic feel.

Interior cedar siding choices

Roof Extension

One way to expand the functionality of the Sonoma style is to extend the roof past one or more of the exterior walls.

The roof is then supported on a post & beam structure custom to your design. Perfect for a shaded outdoor living area.

Sonoma pool cabana roof extension drawing & building upgrade

Extra Overhang

The Sonoma style roof features a standard 6” overhang where the roof meets the walls. The overhang is trimmed out with a soffit and fascia board. Extra overhang is offered in increments of 6” (i.e +6 (12”), +12 (18”)).!

Extra overhang drawing & a Sonoma building with extra overhang

Finishing

Once your Sonoma building is complete, there are a few things you can do on the inside to add to the comfort and enjoyment of your new Summerwood Sonoma studio design.

Please see Interior Finishing under Advice for more information

Insulation

Enjoy your Summerwood Sonoma building in any season and remain comfortable by implementing insulation in the floor, walls, and/or roof.

Insulation material for a Sonoma

Electrical

The inside of our Sonoma studio are deliberately left exposed to accommodate various electrical applications.

Pool cabana electrical configuration

Plumbing

Often the Sonoma style is required to accommodate change rooms, bathroom or bar sinks.

Sonoma bathroom configuration
  

pricing

  

Visit "options and accessories" for detail and pricing of our accessories.

Find below pricing for all of the Sonoma sizes that we have built so far. Don't see your size? Ask us and we will provide you with a quote.

    

Sm Sonoma
Pool Cabanas (<70 sq.ft.)

* All prices in $USD
Small Sonoma
Pool Cabanas, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
4ft.x4ft. $1,795 $1,346 $2,095 $1,571
4ft.x6ft. $2,395 $1,796 $2,895 $2,171
5ft.x5ft. $2,295 $1,721 $2,595 $1,946
5ft.x7ft. $2,795 $2,096 $3,195 $2,396
4ft.x9ft. $2,795 $2,096 $3,195 $2,396
6ft.x6ft. $2,795 $2,096 $3,195 $2,396
5ft.x8ft. $2,995 $2,246 $3,395 $2,546
5ft.x9ft. $3,095 $2,321 $3,595 $2,696
6ft.x8ft. $3,195 $2,396 $3,795 $2,846
7ft.x7ft. $3,195 $2,396 $3,795 $2,846
5ft.x10ft. $3,295 $2,471 $3,895 $2,921
4ft.x13ft. $3,295 $2,471 $3,895 $2,921
6ft.x9ft. $3,295 $2,471 $3,895 $2,921
7ft.x8ft. $3,295 $2,471 $3,895 $2,921
5ft.x12ft. $3,395 $2,546 $3,995 $2,996
6ft.x10ft. $3,395 $2,546 $3,995 $2,996
7ft.x9ft. $3,495 $2,621 $4,095 $3,071
8ft.x8ft. $3,495 $2,621 $4,095 $3,071
7ft.x10ft. $3,695 $2,771 $4,195 $3,146
5ft.x14ft. $3,695 $2,771 $4,195 $3,146

Med Sonoma
Pool Cabanas ( 70 - 100 sq.ft.)

* All prices in $USD
Medium Sonoma
Pool Cabanas, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
6ft.x12ft. $3,695 $2,771 $4,195 $3,146
8ft.x9ft. $3,895 $2,921 $4,395 $3,296
7ft.x11ft. $3,895 $2,921 $4,495 $3,371
8ft.x10ft. $4,095 $3,071 $4,995 $3,746
9ft.x9ft. $4,095 $3,071 $4,995 $3,746
6ft.x14ft. $4,095 $3,071 $4,995 $3,746
7ft.x12ft. $4,095 $3,071 $4,995 $3,746
9ft.x10ft. $4,395 $3,296 $5,295 $3,971
6ft.x15ft. $4,295 $3,221 $5,195 $3,896
7ft.x13ft. $4,395 $3,296 $5,295 $3,971
8ft.x12ft. $4,595 $3,446 $5,495 $4,121
6ft.x16ft. $4,395 $3,296 $5,295 $3,971
7ft.x14ft. $4,795 $3,596 $5,595 $4,196
9ft.x11ft. $4,995 $3,746 $5,695 $4,271
10ft.x10ft. $4,995 $3,746 $5,695 $4,271

LGE Sonoma
Pool Cabanas (100 - 130 sq.ft)

* All prices in $USD
Large Sonoma
Pool Cabanas, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
8ft.x13ft. $5,095 $3,821 $5,995 $4,496
7ft.x15ft. $5,095 $3,821 $5,995 $4,496
9ft.x12ft. $5,295 $3,971 $6,195 $4,646
10ft.x11ft. $5,395 $4,046 $6,195 $4,646
7ft.x16ft. $5,295 $3,971 $6,195 $4,646
8ft.x14ft. $5,295 $3,971 $6,095 $4,571
9ft.x13ft. $5,595 $4,196 $6,495 $4,871
10ft.x12ft. $5,895 $4,421 $6,695 $5,021
8ft.x15ft. $5,695 $4,271 $6,495 $4,871
9ft.x14ft. $5,995 $4,496 $6,795 $5,096
8ft.x16ft. $5,995 $4,496 $6,795 $5,096
10ft.x13ft. $6,295 $4,721 $7,295 $5,471

E LGE Sonoma
Pool Cabanas ( >130 sq.ft.)

* All prices in $USD
Medium Sonoma
Pool Cabanas, price list
kit size pre-cut pre-assembled
11ft.x12ft. $6,295 $4,721 $7,295 $5,471
10ft.x14ft. $6,695 $5,021 $7,895 $5,921
7ft.x20ft. $6,495 $4,871 $7,495 $5,621
12ft.x12ft. $6,695 $5,021 $7,895 $5,921
8ft.x18ft. $6,695 $5,021 $7,895 $5,921
9ft.x16ft. $6,695 $5,021 $7,895 $5,921
10ft.x15ft. $7,195 $5,396 $8,295 $6,221
8ft.x19ft. $6,995 $5,246 $8,295 $6,221
11ft.x14ft. $7,195 $5,396 $8,395 $6,296
10ft.x16ft. $7,495 $5,621 $8,695 $6,521
8ft.x20ft. $7,495 $5,621 $8,595 $6,446
12ft.x14ft. $7,595 $5,696 $8,795 $6,596
13ft.x13ft. $7,795 $5,846 $9,095 $6,821
8ft.x22ft. $8,095 $6,071 $9,295 $6,971
11ft.x16ft. $7,695 $5,771 $9,095 $6,821
10ft.x18ft. $8,195 $6,146 $9,395 $7,046
9ft.x20ft. $7,595 $5,696 $8,795 $6,596
12ft.x16ft. $8,595 $6,446 $9,795 $7,346
8ft.x24ft. $8,695 $6,521 $9,995 $7,496
14ft.x14ft. $9,095 $6,821 $10,495 $7,871
10ft.x20ft. $8,995 $6,746 $10,195 $7,646
12ft.x17ft. $8,995 $6,746 $10,195 $7,646
12ft.x18ft. $9,395 $7,046 $10,995 $8,246
10ft.x22ft. $9,595 $7,196 $11,295 $8,471
11ft.x20ft. $9,595 $7,196 $11,295 $8,471
14ft.x16ft. $9,995 $7,496 $11,695 $8,771
12ft.x20ft. $10,495 $7,871 $12,095 $9,071
14ft.x18ft. $11,295 $8,471 $12,895 $9,671
16ft.x16ft. $11,495 $8,621 $13,095 $9,821
13ft.x20ft. $11,595 $8,696 $13,495 $10,121
15ft.x18ft. $11,895 $8,921 $13,795 $10,346
14ft.x20ft. $12,495 $9,371 $14,395 $10,796
20ft.x14ft. $12,495 $9,371 $14,395 $10,796
16ft.x18ft. $12,495 $9,371 $14,395 $10,796
14ft.x22ft. $13,495 $10,121 $15,495 $11,621
16ft.x20ft. $13,795 $10,346 $15,795 $11,846
18ft.x18ft. $13,895 $10,421 $15,895 $11,921
14ft.x24ft. $14,395 $10,796 $16,495 $12,371
12ft.x28ft. $14,295 $10,721 $16,495 $12,371
16ft.x22ft. $14,895 $11,171 $17,195 $12,896
18ft.x20ft. $15,395 $11,546 $17,795 $13,346
16ft.x24ft. $16,295 $12,221 $18,695 $14,021
18ft.x22ft. $16,895 $12,671 $19,395 $14,546
20ft.x20ft. $17,095 $12,821 $19,695 $14,771
18ft.x24ft. $18,295 $13,721 $21,095 $15,821
20ft.x22ft. $18,595 $13,946 $21,495 $16,121
20ft.x24ft. $20,295 $15,221 $23,295 $17,471
22ft.x22ft. $20,595 $15,446 $23,795 $17,846
20ft.x25ft. $21,095 $15,821 $24,295 $18,221

Custom Designs

Summerwood will take your custom design and make it your own. If you have something different in mind, talk to one of our designers about bringing it to life.

  

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