Country Cottage Playhouse Plan

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Take a journey to the provincial plains of Dutch country.  Wide open land, no neighbors and no distractions.  Just sit back in your rocking chair, pull your hat down and play with the piece of hay in your mouth.  Get back to simpler times with the Country Cottage Playhouse.

Modeled after the timeless Dutch Colonial Revival architectural style, these plans will give your children the perfect backyard getaway, whether you're actually out in Amish country or New York City.  Eighteen total windows provides an abundance of natural light, and the 6' wall height allows adults to play right along side with the kids.

Other features include a full sized stairwell, exterior chimney and 70ft² side porch.  With it's roomy 530ft² of play space, this will make for the perfect build for your large family.  If you've in the market for a smaller Colonial residence, the Colleen provides an excellent choice.

Features:

  • Dutch Colonial Revival aesthetic
  • 530ft² total usable play space
  • Two stories full sized, "L" shaped stairwell
  • Designed for 18 glass shed windows to provide a wealth of natural interior illumination
  • 70ft² Side porch w/ roof
  • Exterior chimney w/ interactive stove
  • Six dormers
  • 6' wall height
  • Gambrel roof style
  • Designed for children aged 3-12
  • 91 page, step by step plan

Plan Category:

🏡 Full Size Playhouse Plans

Exterior Dimensions:

  • 26.5' Wide
  • 16' Deep
  • 17' Tall

Glass Shed Windows:

  • ( 18 )  24" x 36"

Framing Details:

  • Joists: 2x8 - 16" O.C.
  • Walls: 2x4 - 16" O.C.
  • Rafters: 2x6 - 16" O.C.

Roofing Details:

  • 65° and 35° gambrel roof pitch
  • 557 ft² of total roof coverage.  Typically, 10% should be added to the roofing material order to account for waste and overlap.

Lumber List:

Make sure to ask about and take advantage of any volume discount from your local lumber yard!

Decking:
( 1 ) 5/4” x 6” x 8'
( 5 ) 5/4” x 6” x 10'
( 15 ) 5/4” x 6” x 12'

1x Framing:
( 2 ) 1” x 4” x 8'
( 2 ) 1” x 4” x 10'

2x Framing:

( 101 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
( 56 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
( 71 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

( 20 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
( 42 ) 2” x 6” x 12'
( 1 ) 2” x 6” x 16'

( 20 ) 2” x 8” x 8'
( 20 ) 2” x 8” x 10'
( 36 ) 2” x 8” x 12'

( 2 ) 2” x 10” x 8'
( 5 ) 2” x 10” x 10'

( 1 ) 2” x 12” x 12'

( 20 ) 2” x 2” x 8'

4x Framing:
( 8 ) 4” x 4” x 8'
( 1 ) 4” x 4” x 12'

Plywood:
( 48 ) ½" Plywood Sheets
( 12 ) ¾" Plywood Sheets

Hardware List:

  • ( 20 lbs ) GRK 3” R4 Screws
  • ( 20 lbs ) GRK 2½” R4 Screws
  • (Optional) GRK 4” RSS Screws

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