We have everything you need to keep your hens healthy and happy.



We have everything you need to keep your hens healthy and happy.


Stretched Penthouse Chicken House


Domestic Fowl Trust

In Stock



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Up to 10
183cm wide x 274cm long x 168cm tall


aprox 6' wide x 9' long x 5' tall (183 x 274 x 168cm) 

Based on our succesful Penthouse this house has an extended run to allow your hens more freedom, and more perching space inside the living quarters.
Practical, self-contained poultry housing on two levels. Upstairs perching and nesting area with pophole.The chickens can access this area from within the house so they can be shut in at night. Cleaning and egg collection is through two doors at the rear. Suitable for keeping up to 8 to 10 chickens or 12 bantams.

We can fit wheels and handles to this house as an optional extra (as shown in the pictures). The lever attached to the wheels allows you to easily lift the house off the ground so it can be wheeled to a new place in your garden, and then easily lowered back down. Our wheels sets and lifting gear are hand made by a local blacksmith. They will make the overall size of the house 1ft wider and just over 1ft longer.

Supplied with either a vertical pop hole (particularly suitable for automatic door openers) or a horzontal pop hole which can be operated from outside the run.

The Chicken Guard Premium Automatic Door Opener can be added as an optional extra to the living quarters pop hole. It will be pre fitted to your coop by our carpenter.

We can also add an optional extra pop hole from the run into the garden, which can be seen in some of the photos. Additionally we can add extra perches into the run area as seen in some of the photos (This option is only available for customers not choosing wheels & handles).

This is a bio-secure run. The roof covers both the house and the run, protecting your chickens from wild birds and their droppings.


We have a unique range of poultry housing developed through nearly 35 years of experience. All are made in high quality materials and to precise specifications which we have found to provide the most convenient, comfortable and vermin-proof accommodation possible. All designs take careful consideration of :

• The internal positioning of perches, popholes, droppings boards and nest boxes.
• Accessibility, both for you and the chickens.
• Ventilation without draughts
• Weather proofing and stability in windy conditions.
• Weight and manoeuvrability.
• Vermin control.
• Aesthetic appearance.

Many sizes and configurations of poultry housing are available and we are able to incorporate bespoke customer requirements in some models.
Most are produced with Onduline roofing sheeting. This is a washable, light-weight, hard-wearing bitumen board.
Designed by us, built by us, delivered by us. We have never made houses or coops for anyone else!
A note about wooden houses:- Timber has character and charm and that is why we like working with it. But it is a natural product subject to variations such as shrinkage when it is hot and dry, and swelling or expansion when it is persistently humid and wet. Our carpenters have used their expertise to built tolerances into the designs to accommodate most situations, but you may still observe occasional seasonal and weather movement in the timber. Our head carpenter selects timber carefully, and it will still have some character features such as knots. Our carpenters try to position these so they look great, but don’t cause problems. You might find though, that over time a smear of mastic will be required here or there to re-seal any areas where water seeps in. Before delivery the wood parts of your house are treated with Timbertex by AquaTec Coatings Ltd. This is a water based stain and protection specially suitable for pet and animal houses. It doesn’t last forever though, and you should consider painting with a good quality treatment annually to maximise the life of your new house.
Designed by us, built by us, delivered by us. We have never made houses or coops for anyone else!

The delivery prices [click here] include delivery and full assembly of the house in your garden. So you will get the house of your choice delivered and erected, all within the delivery price quoted. This means you won't have to lift heavy weights in and out of your car and you certainly won't have to struggle with self assembly flat pack instructions!!! If you would like two or more houses delivered to you at the same time, then you only pay one delivery charge. Delivery to your location is calculated at checkout after you have entered your address.

If you would like to collect your chicken house in your own vehicle please select “Click&Collect” at checkout. We hold many of the houses in stock, and lots will fit in the back of a family car, fully assembled or flat packed.

"I’m absolutely thrilled with my new Stretched Penthouse and Octagonal Garden Hen House, as are my girls. I’ve been so impressed with your company & have now sold all of my Omlet Eglus! This is a much better way of keeping chickens, I would definitely use your company again."  T Roylance November 2021

"All delivered perfectly. Thank you." - 5 Stars  P Jamison October 2022

The timber for our houses is normally treated with an animal friendly water based wood treatment called TimberTex made for us by Aquatec Coatings. However, some customers prefer their wooden houses treated with traditional creosote.

We can do this for you.

If you select this option, we construct the house panels in our workshop and then hand paint them it inside and out with tradtional creosote (Not the subsitute sold in DIY stores, we will use proper original coal tar creosote).