The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra Wooden Playhouse – Our first impressions
This wooden playhouse is on small but sturdy stilts and is an ideal purchase for boys and girls. It comes complete with a fun green slide so you can whizz back into the garden with ease. There is also a ladder to climb up to the front door too. With a front balcony so even the children get a great view of the garden it’s a fabulous looking piece. Constructed from hard wearing and long lasting wood it will stay the distance, it comes complete with flooring too. You can be sure that children will be entertained for hours on end. The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra playhouse would be suitable for a range of gardens but is particularly ideal for smaller gardens where there isn’t space to have separate play items dotted around – this playhouse combines everything into one item; a playhouse, treehouse and slide! Great for sharing with friends and family for many hours of fun and many memories to be made.
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra Wooden Playhouse: How safe is it?
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra playhouse truly has a wow factor at first glance but is it suitable for your needs and garden? Here the team at whatshed.co.uk take a look at the fantastic features that this playhouse has to offer and address any safety concerns you may have before you make a final purchase decision.
Playhouse: With an impressive 7x12ft interior this playhouse is great for children of all ages but would particularly suit slightly older children looking for a playhouse with plenty of space and features. With a ladder, balcony and slide also included, this is a feature-rich playhouse that has much to offer the whole family.
Windows: The windows are small yet efficient at letting light into the playhouse interior. They are all fixed and do not have an open/close feature due to the height of the playhouse and potential safety issues.
Door: The double doors provide easy access in and out of the playhouse. During play it may be best to leave them open so when your child and their friends are running around inside and out on the balcony area, there is no obstacle in their way and no potential for accidents involving trapped fingers.
Balcony: The balcony area is a lovely feature on this playhouse and provides a nice lookout area into the garden, as well as a pathway from the ladder to the slide. The ladder is fixed to the balcony as to avoid any movement and accidents during play.
Slide: The slide is a wavy design for extra interest and is a good length for even older children to enjoy the ride. It is constructed from hard wearing plastic with a solid design incorporating raised sides for safety purposes.
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra Wooden Playhouse: How easy to build?
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra playhouse will arrive directly at your door in a flat-packed package. Your package will contain all of the panels, roofing, fixtures, fittings, ladder and slide pieces that will be needed for assembly. Due to the size and 8ft height of the playhouse, the manufacturers recommend that two people work on assembly for safety reasons.
A full set of detailed instructions will be provided, including easy-to-follow diagrams and a step by step guide. We expect that this playhouse could be assembled within a day.
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra Wooden Playhouse: What is the overall quality like?
Mad Dash design and manufacture a range of playhouses that capture the imagination of little ones and help them learn the importance of spending time outdoors and a healthy and balanced lifestyle. The timber’s natural colour is very attractive and natural so it will blend into your garden with ease, however if your child wishes to paint and personalise their playhouse then that can be easily done due to the unfinished nature of the wood. The wood provides a rigidity and solid feel to the playhouse structure, giving us confidence that it will withstand whatever life throws at it, living a long life within your garden. A wood preservative treatment is recommended to protect the timber boards and panels against the elements as well as rot, damp and mould.
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra Wooden Playhouse: Technical Information
Size when assembled:
W = 3.76m (12ft4)
D = 2.11m (6ft11)
H = 2.32m (7ft7)
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra Wooden Playhouse: Our final thoughts
The Mad Dash Lollipop Junior Tower Extra playhouse is a wonderful piece of play equipment for children over three years. It certainly has the wow factor and at this great price it is a very attractive option for those looking for a playhouse at the mid-range price point. Whether used a boy’s den or a girl’s garden hideaway the hardwearing and solid structure will ensure this superb product lasts for many years to come.
Quality of construction 8.5/10 Longevity of material 8.8/10
Prices around: £349.99
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