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Two Storey Playhouse 30 - Painted, Upstairs to one Side

Two Storey Playhouse 30 - Painted, Upstairs to one Side


These superb quality playhouses are 8'x6' (2.4mx1.8m) or 10'x6' (3.0mx1.8m). Optional 2' deep painted verandah. Deal shiplap cladding, including a free coloured external paint treatment in a wide range of colours. Features include an integral loft with balustrade, ladder and safety rail. A single hinged door with safety hinges is provided as standard. Optional felt roof tiles are also available.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 13th November.

The prices INCLUDE DELIVERY and FREE INSTALLATION complete with glazing. Unlike others we do not add delivery charges at the checkout. Our local baselaying service is also available in many postcode areas. The prices include free paint treatment.

SizePainted, Deal ShiplapDecorative felt tilesCedar shingle roof
8' x 6'
10' x 6'


  • Free same day installation
  • Individually made to order
  • All timber used in the construction of these playhouses originates from sustainable forests
  • Free external paint system included in a wide choice of colours
  • Free underfloor preservative treatment
  • Upstairs platform with balustrade, ladder and safety rail
  • Morticed and tenoned joinery door with piano style continuous safety hinge
  • Georgian style glazing
  • 3 non opening windows in the front wall
  • 1 non opening window to each side wall
  • Perspex safety glazing to all windows bedded on silicone sealant
  • Strong ex 2" x 2" planed framework
  • Pressure treated 2" x 2" floor joists (lifetime preservative treatment). Bearers not required
  • 12mm deal tongued and grooved roof and floor boards (finished size after machining)
  • Green mineral felted roof
  • Internal height at the low side 3'6" (1065mm)
  • Internal height at the high side 5'7" (1700mm)
  • Ridge height 7'6" (2285mm)
  • 8'x6' playhouses overall size including optional verandah 7'10" x 7'11" (2387mm x 2407mm)
  • 10'x6' playhouses overall size including optional verandah 9'10" x 7'11" (2997mm x 2407mm)

FREE SAME DAY INSTALLATION - THE BENEFITS: Our free in house installation service is not just convenient, it is also your assurance of a better quality playhouse. This is because any building which includes free installation is invariably better made using quality components. Over time regular feedback from fitters ensures that design faults and weaknesses have been rectified. Same day installation is convenient for you and cost effective because it saves travelling costs. The fitters will deliver your playhouse and then install it, all at the same time. Others send sub-contract fitters separately, often from far away and often a week or two after the delivery. Waiting for the fitter can be very frustrating. Sub-contract fitting is also much more expensive because of the travelling costs. The fitting service does not include base preparation. A flat and level base is required, which can be made using concrete, paving slabs, pressure treated timber or plastic. In many areas we offer a base laying service as an option. We also offer heavy duty plastic base kits in all areas.

COLOURED EXTERNAL PAINT FINISH: You can choose one or two of our opaque paint colours. The doors, windows and fascias can be painted the same colour as the external cladding or a different colour. This high quality microporous paint system is available in a choice of colours. Microporous woodstains are impervious to water but not to water vapour, which allows the wood to breathe. Colours are only as accurate as reproductive techniques allow.

SAFETY FIRST: This wooden playhouse is as safe as practically possible and strong enough to withstand normal play. Door hinges include a gap large enough to prevent trapping a child's finger as the door closes. Doors are non locking and easily opened with little force. Screws and nails are recessed into the wood with no points or sharp edges protruding. Any glazing in doors or windows is perspex safety glazing. No decorative lead is applied to the glazing. The loft area is strong enough to support the weight of several children. The ladder width and rung spacing ensures safe and comfortable use. The safety balustrade is strong enough to withstand children falling against it with gaps narrow enough to prevent a child falling through. The preservative used complies with BS5665/EN71 part 3. This playhouse is for domestic use and suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years and weighing less than 50kg. It is not suitable for children under 3 years old due to possible health and safety hazards. Adult supervision is required at all times.

SIZES - LENGTH AND WIDTH: The sizes are listed alongside the price. These sizes do not include the optional verandah. The first dimension listed is the width and the second dimension is the length. The width refers to the angled gable walls at the front and rear including the door wall. The length refers to the side walls. The sizes listed are external wall sizes. These sizes do not including the roof overhang. Many other suppliers quote the overall roof size which is much larger.


  • High quality external paint system offered in a choice of one or two colours
  • Choice of upstairs loft on the left side or right side (viewed from outside)
  • Choice of door hinge on the left or right (viewed from outside)
  • 2' deep verandah with decking floor and painted balustrade to each side
  • Additional side door in the low side wall
  • Decorative red, green or black mineral felt tiles
  • Genuine traditionally made cedar shingle roof with individual Western Red cedar shingles
  • This playhouse can be made in smaller sections if access restricted
  • Recycled plastic base kits

DECORATIVE FELT TILES: Mineral coated bitumen felt tiles are an attractive and durable roofing material which is far more hardwearing than standard roofing felt. Traditionally used for small buildings only in the UK, felt tiles are used much more in Scandinavia and North America where they are used widely in general housebuilding. The sophisticated design features a strip of almost dry bitumen adhesive. This ensures that every tile is stuck to the tile below within a few days for improved waterproofing and windproofing. All fixings are covered by the next row of felt tiles, partly to ensure a neat appearance with concealed fixings but mainly to protect the fixing holes from any possible moisture. Mineral felt tiles are made using asphalt with a bitumen binder and an external covering of durable and attractive natural stone chips. Mineral felt tiles are often described as felt shingles because the design resembles traditional cedar shingles.

CEDAR ROOF SHINGLES: Attractive and durable, cedar shingles make the ideal roof for high specification playhouses. These genuine cedar roof shingles are traditionally made from Western Red Cedar. The individual cedar shingles are laid over a felted solid pine inner roof. Each individual cedar tile is a known as a shingle. Cedar shingles have long been a popular roofing material for domestic and public buildings in large parts of North America where cedar shingles have a reputation for warmth and longevity. Cedar has an unrivalled reputation for durability and cedar shingles often last for many decades. We use only the highest grade of shingles which are 100% heartwood, 100% free from defects and 100% edge grain. Heartwood edge grain is the densest possible cut which ensures maximum durability. All fixings are covered by the next row of felt tiles, partly to ensure a neat appearance with concealed fixings but mainly to protect the fixing holes from any possible moisture.

RESTRICTED ACCESS: A quality feature of these playhouses is that they are made in large rigid panels. If access is restricted, your playhouse can be specially made in smaller sections designed to pass through a normal single door. The smaller sections are designed to be at least as strong as the larger panels normally supplied. There is a charge for this option and notice is required with the order. For more details see "Other options".

RECYCLED PLASTIC BASE KITS: Designed to spread weight and quickly clipped together, each paver is 500mm x 500mm. These durable and eco friendly plastic pavers are made from 100% recycled polypropylene. Lightweight and easy to install, the finished base will outlast any playhouse. Extensive preparation is not normally required - just level the soil and lay the pavers directly on the soil. No sand or shingle is required. Weed membranes are not needed below timber floors. Unlike paving or concrete these bases are self draining and fully relocatable. Our standard pavers support 150 tonnes per square metre. They are suitable for any normal use and they can be laid on a soil or shingle sub-base. Our heavier duty pavers support 350 tonnes per square metre. They can be laid on any flat surface including concrete. Where space permits the base is normally laid full size but if required in a tight location the pavers can be easily cut to size with no loss of structural integrity. These heavy duty pavers are only available when you purchase a Summer garden building. Fast delivery within 3-5 days ensures that you can start work quickly.


  • Delivery is normally between 2 and 3 weeks after order.
  • Our prices for playhouses include all delivery charges - unlike others we do not add delivery charges during the checkout process.

SPECIALIST DELIVERY SERVICE: These playhouses are normally delivered by the fitters in dedicated vehicles. This ensures less damage and also there is no delay between delivery and fitting.


  • All prices for these playhouses include VAT.
  • Pay only 30% deposit when you order this playhouse by phone or online.

ORDER BY PHONE: You can pay with a debit or credit card. To order phone us on 01603 721590 seven days a week. You can pay in full or pay a deposit only. You can pay a minimum 30% deposit with order or pay a bigger deposit if you prefer.

ORDER ONLINE: You can pay with a debit or credit card. We also accept password protected online payments using Verified by VISA or Mastercard SecureCode. You can pay in full or pay a deposit only. You can pay a minimum 30% deposit with order or pay a bigger deposit if you prefer.

METHODS OF PAYMENT: We accept most major credit cards and debit cards including VISA, MasterCard, VISA Delta, VISA Debit, MasterCard Debit, Electron, Solo, Switch, Maestro and UK Maestro. We also accept secure online payments using Verified by VISA or MasterCard SecureCode. We do not accept American Express or Diners Club cards at present.

SCHOOLS, COUNCILS AND BUSINESSES: We supply many schools, local councils and businesses both large and small. The prices and terms are the same so you can order online if you wish. If you want to pay by BACS transfer or company cheque you will need to order by phone.


  • All prices include FREE INSTALLATION by specialist trained staff.
  • Your playhouse will be delivered and installed on the same day by prior appointment with you.

FREE INSTALLATION: This playhouse includes free installation. Because every building is fitted free they are better made than other playhouses. Everything possible is done to simplify the installation and minimize problems on site. For example, the doors are factory fitted complete with locks and handles. The result is better quality playhouses which are fitted quickly with fewer complications.

Features and Accessories

OUTDOOR PLAY - Minimum base sizes
Minimum base sizes
OUTDOOR PLAY - Playhouse base preparation and other information
Playhouse base preparation and other information
OUTDOOR PLAY - Recycled plastic DIY base kits - 150 tonnes per square metre
Recycled plastic DIY base kits - 150 tonnes per square metre
OUTDOOR PLAY - Decorative felt tiles
Decorative felt tiles
OUTDOOR PLAY - Close up view of cladding
Close up view of cladding
OUTDOOR PLAY - Additional doors
Additional doors
OUTDOOR PLAY - Cedar shingle roof
Cedar shingle roof
OUTDOOR PLAY - Solar powered inside lights - no running costs
Solar powered inside lights - no running costs
OUTDOOR PLAY - Solar powered string lights
Solar powered string lights
OUTDOOR PLAY - Garden games
Garden games
OUTDOOR PLAY - Design Options
Design Options
OUTDOOR PLAY - Restricted access for large panels
Restricted access for large panels
OUTDOOR PLAY - Optional 2ft deep verandah
Optional 2ft deep verandah
OUTDOOR PLAY - Paint finish - Full colour chart
Paint finish - Full colour chart
OUTDOOR PLAY - Paint finish - second colour options
Paint finish - second colour options
OUTDOOR PLAY - Paint finish - main colour options
Paint finish - main colour options
OUTDOOR PLAY - Integral loft
Integral loft