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Shire Pixie Playhouse

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1. Window Box (for Shire playhouses)

Window Box A simple window box for placing underneath the window of your playhouse. If potting with real flowers, consider lining the window box in order to preserve the wood and prevent water seeping through the timber.

2. EcoBase Base Kit (for 6x6ft approx) - DIY ORDERS ONLY

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Description

The Shire Pixie Playhouse is renown for its popular appeal and remains central within the Shire playhouses range.

With its style of a woodland cabin, the Pixie could come straight out of a fairy tale story. This wooden playhouse comes with large windows along the front wall and door.

The glazing provided is made from a safety styrene, a tough plastic that does not shatter like glass when broken. The door opens out onto a small veranda.

Mineralized felt is provided to cover the roof, full instructions will be supplied upon delivery along with all the fixtures and fittings needed to install the playhouse.

Specifications

Detailed Measurements

External Width (max) 2023mm  -  6' 8"
External Depth (max) 1736mm  -  5' 8"
External Height (max) 1571mm  -  5' 2"
Footprint Width 1790mm  -  5' 10"
Footprint Depth 1190mm  -  3' 11"
Internal Width (min) 1722mm  -  5' 8"
Internal Depth (min) 1122mm  -  3' 8"
Internal Height (min) 1469mm  -  4' 10"
Ridge Height 1571mm  -  5' 2"
Eaves Height 1132mm  -  3' 9"
Door Height 1006mm  -  3' 4"
Door Width 635mm  -  2' 1"
Door Opening Height 1006mm  -  3' 4"
Door Opening Width 635mm  -  2' 1"
Framing Width 34mm  -  0' 1"
Framing Depth 34mm  -  0' 1"

Note: All imperial sizes stated are approximate, rounded to the nearest inch.

Characteristics

Material Wood
Cladding Shiplap
Finish Planed
Colour Honey Brown
Treatment Dip-treated
Door Position In gable end
Orientation 2.023m Gables / 1.736m sides (max)
Door Type Hinged single
Door Catch Roller catch
Roof Type Apex
Roof Covering Mineralized felt
Roof Material 9mm Solid sheet board
Wall Material 12mm Shiplap tongue & groove
Cladding Material Tongue & Groove
Floor Material 12mm Tongue & Groove
Floor Joist Direction Front to back
Opening Windows 2
Window Dimensions 518x636mm
Glazing Material Styrene
FSC Certified Yes
Made in Britain Yes

Assembly & Care

Installation Self-assembly by customer
Persons to Assemble 2
Typical Assembly Time 2 to 4 Hours
Base Size Required 1.79 x 1.73m
Fits Through Door (78x30 inch) Yes
Interchangeable Sides No
Annual Treatment Yes by customer

Useful To Know

Warranty 12 Months parts
Suitable for Age 3+ Years
Adult Supervision Recommended
Recommended Use Garden play for children
Includes A floor, felt, full instructions and fixings
Excludes Assembly

Our product specifications are given in good faith but can be subject to manufacturer change without notice. Should an attribute be of essense to your purchase, please feel free to contact us first for confirmation.

Delivery

Overview

The Shire Pixie Playhouse is delivered from central UK stocks by the manufacturer. Shire's own experienced personnel undertake delivery to ensure your goods arrive in a perfect condition.

Vehicle

Shire operate mostly small, flat-bed trucks. If a dustbin lorry can reach your property, Shire should too. Limited access? Please call us prior to ordering to avoid a costly abortive delivery.

Access

Unloading will take place at the kerb-side or your adjacent driveway. Vehicles will not leave the public highway. The driver, at their discretion, may be willing to carry the goods to your garden. Shire will not carry goods through or into your home, therefore you may wish to arrange some extra help privately.

Free Delivery

Shire offer a free delivery service within Central and Southern England, as indicated by their red zone on the map below. The above postcode checker will confirm this for you.

Pick A Day Delivery

For products on '7-14 days' delivery located within the majority of Shire's free red zone, during the checkout process you will be offered a calendar which allows you to select a preferred delivery date. Shire will endeavour to deliver on the date you have chosen. You will be promptly notified in the rare event that an alternative date is necessary for logistical reasons. As some distant red zone locations (such as BA postcodes) are serviced on a 2-day (overnight) run, the actual delivery day may vary by +/- 1 day of the date chosen. The following red zone locations are excluded from the Pick A Day service; BB, BD, BH, BL, BS, DH, DL, DT, FY, GU, HG, HR, L, PO, PR, SO, SP, SR, TA, TS and WN. Note: When an installation option has been chosen, a Pick-A-Day selection will not be offered; due to additional, post-order labour scheduling.  

Delivery Period

Delivery will typically occur within the period quoted on this product. For those products outside the '7-14 days' offer, you will be given the opportunity to chose your delivery date via Shire's online booking portal; a link will be sent by text or email a day or so after order. If a date is not chosen, Shire will notify you in advance by either telephone, text or email to confirm their date of delivery.

Extended Delivery

Less frequently serviced locations such as those outside Shire's red zone, may be subject to an extended period of up to an additional 7-14 days. These distant locations include North and South-West England, Wales and Scotland.

Installation (Extended Delivery)

If an installation option is chosen the product delivery period will increase by approximately 14 days, to accommodate additional labour scheduling. Therefore, a '14 Day' self-assembly delivery will become a '28 day' installed order.

Offshore Delivery

The only offshore location Shire deliver to is the Isle of Wight; PO30-41. A green zone delivery charge applies to this island.

Excluded Locations

Shire does not service the following distant onshore locations; Northern Ireland (BT) and Scottish Highlands (IV4+, KW, PA20-78 and PH19-44). These form the yellow zone as shown upon the lower map. All offshore locations are excluded too, examples being; Guernsey (GY), Western Isles (HS), Isle of Man (IM), Jersey (JE), Orkney (KW), Shetland (ZE) and Scottish Islands (PA & PH).

Distant Surcharge

Due to additional Shire zone fees, certain distant locations can only be serviced at a surcharge (at cost). The above post code checker can confirm if a surcharge will apply.

These locations include:

Orange Zone (CF,CH,LA,NP) at £30.00 (except 28mm+ Log Cabins at £132.00)

Blue Zone (CA,EX,LD,NE,SY) at £36.00 (except 28mm+ Log Cabins at £168.00)

Green Zone (DG,EH,G,KA,LL,ML,PL,PO30-41,SA1-18,TD,TQ) at £48.00 (except 28mm+ Log Cabins at £264.00)

Purple Zone (AB,DD,FK,IV1-3,KY,PA1-19,PH1-18,SA19-73,TR) at £78.00 (except 28mm+ Log Cabins at £360.00)

This map offers a visual impression of the four surcharge zones. Delivery is free within the central red zone. No delivery service is available to the yellow zone.

Shire Delivery Zones

Notes & Information

Image Notes

The images show the product dressed for photography only. Secondary image shows optional window boxes.

FAQs

Price Watch

We work tirelessly to ensure that our extensive product range is competitively priced through regular monitoring. In the rare event that you find the Shire Pixie Playhouse from another online retailer at a lower price then please let us know, we'll do our best to match or even beat it!

Simply submit your Price Watch enquiry using the form below, being sure to complete all fields. On receipt, we will verify that the competitors' offer is available to purchase, like-for-like and delivery inclusive.

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The manufacturer recommends that you should treat the exposed wooden parts with a quality wood preservative, prior to installation. Do allow sufficient drying time before you then install though, otherwise things may get a little messy!

Features

  • 12mm Tongue & groove shiplap exterior cladding
  • Constructed using 34x34mm standard framing
  • Solid sheet roof with T&G floor
  • Multi-pane opening window and windowed door
  • Styrene safety glazed windows
  • Heavy-duty green mineralized roofing felt

Attributes

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Made in Britain
One Garden is proud to support British manufacturing. Products bearing this mark are directly sourced from official, genuine UK manufacturers.

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FSC Certified
The Forest Stewardship Council promote responsible forest management. The manufacturer will have used FSC certified timber from managed resources.

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Professional Installation (optional)
ALL manufacturers installation services have been suspended until further notice, due to COVID. Products are now only sold as DIY projects for self-assembly by the customer.

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Dipped Treatment
The process where the surface of wood is exposed to a preservative by immersion in an open tank or by deluge spray booth. This treatment is common for above ground use.

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Shiplap Tongue & Groove
A tongue & groove jointed boarding offering a smooth planed finish. Each upper face is shaped with a shallow curve to offer a shiplap, overlapping appearance.

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OSB (Oriented Strand Board)
Oriented Strand Board also known as OSB. Used in the building industry. Layers of wood flakes set within a glue-like resin are compressed into a solid sheet.

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Mineralized Roofing Felt
A garden building roofing felt in its commonest form. Coated externally with small stone flakes or grit to deter the effects of weathering.

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Styrene
Styrene, Polycarbonate and Acrylic are terms you may have heard being used for tough, clear plastic, single sheet glazing often used as easy-to-transport alternative to glass. Styrene will not shatter like glass, therefore ideal for playhouses.

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Roller Catch
A simple, push-to-close door retaining catch. Often used on wooden playhouses as a non-locking safety feature. Style and design may vary by product.

Reviews

  • 2 out of 5   , South Wales .

    Sunday 11th July 2021

    The shire playhouse is of very poor quality for the amount paid. The playhouse required tremendous amounts of sanding and filling before it was built. The delivery driver also snapped one panel during delivery. Customer service is very poor. We were reassured that we would receive our window boxes on a next day service. We chased this up 3 times and received them somewhat 3 weeks later. I would not recommend Shire to others based on customer service and quality of the product.

  • 5 out of 5   , South Yorkshire.

    Friday 04th June 2021

    Bought for my granddaughter, its perfect, very well made with quality materials, instructions are clear and easy to follow, absolutely love it, great price too.

  • 4 out of 5   , Routenbeck,Cumbria .

    Tuesday 30th March 2021

    Love the play house, it looks very good next to play area, just need a double door garage for their toys to put next door. All staff I dealt with were very helpful. Thanks once again. Val. Pennington

  • 5 out of 5   , Nottingham .

    Tuesday 30th March 2021

    Very efficient service both from One Garden and Shire buildings. Delivery was as scheduled. Very pleased with the playhouse which was well constructed and easy to build. Looks really nice when painted and my granddaughter is delighted with her new house. Would highly recommend One Garden and Shire.

  • 5 out of 5   , Canterbury .

    Monday 29th March 2021

    Fantastic product!! Easy to put together with the two of us doing it. The children absolutely love their little playhouse!

  • 3 out of 5   , Tongham.

    Wednesday 20th January 2021

    End product is great and our 1 and 3 year old love it. Unfortunately, we waited in for 12 hours for delivery and when I rang to find out where it was I was told it should be with me any time, 8 hours later it arrived!!! It took 3 of us 5 hours to put together, the roof pins are not long enough to hold the felt down but we bought some longer ones and that was fine. Very sturdy and well made. We were also unfortunate that 3 of our window pains had cracks in them too!

  • 5 out of 5   , Worcester.

    Tuesday 03rd November 2020

    Lovely little pixie house, especially when painted in cheddar pink and white, it’s very girlie my granddaughters very happy

  • 5 out of 5   , North Weald, Epping.

    Wednesday 30th September 2020

    Great Wendy house. Well made and sturdy. Great service from One Garden.

  • 5 out of 5   , Ystrad Meurig.

    Tuesday 14th January 2020

    The playhouse exceeded my expectations, I was very pleased with the overall quality of materials. Our 2 & 3 year old grandchildren loved it.

  • 5 out of 5   , Buckingham .

    Sunday 25th August 2019

    I ordered for my granddaughter. The order and delivery was first class. It came in large sections and instructions were very easy to understand. I put together in a couple of hours, it’s well made and I would highly recommend

  • 4 out of 5   , Grantham.

    Tuesday 26th March 2019

    Very pleased with purchase. Efficient service delivered when promised and quality good value for money. One slight hiccup with rusty door hinge but this was replaced with no fuss and within days - the sign of a good company. I would use them again.

Click here to read all 18 reviews.

We encourage every purchaser of this product to submit a review. Customers are invited (by post-delivery email) to a web page where their genuine review can be placed.

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