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The Fancy Dollhouse
Dollhouse Pricy or affordable
We want to give our children special things for their birthdays or for Christmas, but fancy dollhouses can be very pricey. I saw one company that charges almost 2,000 dollars for their fancy dollhouses. You can build one yourself if you're crafty enough, they have kits that are normally far cheaper than buying one pre-made. I have also seen a kit that costs almost 900 dollars.
So what dollhouse or kit is the best price? I will give you examples of different houses in different price points to help you make up your mind.
This Dollhouse kit is only 45 dollars, it comes in a puzzle like kit, unpainted. Which gives you the option of choosing any color you like, inside and out. You can even wallpaper these house, a lot of the houses are plan like this one.
This is a Woodcraft Construction Kit of a Gothic Doll House. There are 159 interlocking 3mm wooden plywood pieces and when assembled measure 19" High x 14" Wide x 10 1/4" Long. These Woodcraft Construction Kits are 3D wooden puzzle marvels for kids of all ages. Not only are they fun to put together, but they are also educational and bring out the creativity of those working on them. The units are made of 3mm plywood and the pieces are individually slotted to interlock with one another to form a 3D model. Everything is pre-cut and assembled by pushing the pieces together. There is nothing to cut or glue. The 3D Puzzles are even paint able if desired.
This is a folding wooden castle not really a kit, some assembly may be required. It is 63 dollars and rather cute. This product has 131 5 star reviews amazon.com. The Playmobil (most expensive dollhouses) make the best size of dollhouse furniture for this product.
From the Manufacturer
Wooden play castle features hand-painted accents, two removable turrets, balconies, flying buttress, and a working drawbridge! Castle opens fully for hours of engaging play! Ages 3+ 17.5 x 27 x 15.25
Wooden play castle features hand-painted pink accents to keep any princess happy in her castle, plus two removable turrets, balconies, flying buttress, flag and a working drawbridge! Castle opens fully for hours of engaging play. Measures 17.5"L x 27"W x 15.25"H.
This house is 120 dollars. This product is very pretty once assembled, but the kits were manufactured years ago and some of the trim might be cracked. This can be worked around if you are careful while putting this product together.
Dura-Craft Dollhouse Kit San Franciscan Features, 7 Rooms, 2 Staircases, 1inch 1' scale, Shipping weight is 52 pounds. Ships in the box. Real split shingles on roof. Authentic appearing brick foundation, Shell (floors, walls, & roof) is constructed of pre-cut 3/8" fiberboard, 43"H x 25"W x 20"D, Paint & Glue not included!
This is the priciest product on my list and it is very expensive. The cost is at a high 896 dollars and will take a very long time to put together.
HS6600 Paint, glue, curtains and any landscaping or furnishings are not included Features: -13 Rooms. -Complete Kit includes everything you need to finish as shown (Paint, glue, curtains and any landscaping or furnishings are not included). -Precision Workmanship - engineered parts pre-cut to really work. -Sturdy Construction features 3/8'' thick milled clapboard exterior walls and grooved sidewalls for easy, one-step assembly, guaranteed fit and durability . -Unique Side-Opening Access . -Fancy porch posts and spindles . -Pre-assembled windows and doors . -Movable room dividers accept standard doors . -Expertly molded railings and porch posts . -Step-by-step instructions with detailed drawings . -Detailed staircase with banisters and landing rails . -Grand entryway . -Large, well shaped rooms . -Moldings are smoothly shaped for an exquisite finish . -Octagonal, two story gazebo wraparound porch . -Room dividers can be used in variety of ways and accept standard doors . -Seven different detailed styles of shingles . -Shapely steep pitched roofs . -Side opening access is terrific for decorating or play . -The kit is sold in two boxes...Box 1 contains the shell (outer walls, foundation, dividers and roof)...Box 2 contains everything else (doors, windows, trim, shingles, interior stairs, etc.) . -Unique beaded moldings . -Windows and door are custom designed . -Made in Vermont, USA. -Not recommended for children under the age of 3. Specifications: -Overall Dimensions: 49'' H x 50'' W x 24'' D . -1'' = 1' Scale. -10'' Floor to ceiling height . -3/8'' thick upper floors . Click below to watch video of how Real Good Toy Doll Houses are made:
Pretty and Small
This house is very pretty and a great price at only 27 dollars, but it is harder to put together than the more pricey houses. There are newer download able instructions available that make it easier to build this product.
This unique turn of the century Victorian doll house features ornate trim, fixed double-hung style windows, octagon shaped dormer windows, and a bay window. Each floor has a divider wall that can be placed where you choose or left out completely for larger rooms. The detailed trim and decorative front porch add to its charming authenticity to this doll house. Features: true miniature scale, 1 inch = 1 foot, Open-back design, shingles included, tab/slot assembly, unfinished wood. Siding not included. Measurements: Kit: 17" x 22" x 2", Assembled Size: 21"W x 21"H x 14"D. Made in USA.
Fisher-Price Loving Family Grand Dollhouse (African-American Family)
This house is 67 dollars and is called Fisher-Price Loving Family Grand Dollhouse (African-American Family). It comes with the family and one booster seat. I wanted to add one that did not need a lot of work to use.