Backyard Garden Playhouse Plan

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Are you looking for a classic playhouse design that will blend in beautifully anywhere on your property?  The Backyard Garden Playhouse Plan takes that timeless approach and provides something truly magical.

Following the same prestige of the Colonial inspired White Picket Fence Playhouse, this plan lowers the overall footprint and yields a charming and inviting display your child will adore.  Headlining a front porch with a picket fence, gable roof and window openings that can accept real glass panes, this is a project your family is sure to love.  This model also includes an interior loft and ship ladder access.

Don't forget to also look at our similar Colleen, Damsel and Pink playhouse plans as well.  Download this plan and start your new family project tomorrow!

Features:

  • Classic Colonial aesthetic
  • 176ft² in usable play space
  • Loft with ship ladder access
  • Front porch and white picket fence
  • 8' 2" max interior head room
  • Gable roof design
  • Designed for children aged 3-8
  • 34 page, step by step plan

Dimensions:

  • 6' Wide
  • 10' Deep (w/ porch)
  • 6' Deep (w/o porch)
  • 9' 4" Tall

Framing Details:

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

Glass Shed Windows:

  • ( 6 )  14" x 21"
  • ( 2 )  14" Octagonal

Roofing Details:

  • 50° gable roof pitch
  • 120 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'
( 4 ) 5/4” x 6” x 12'

Framing:
( 15 ) 2” x 4” x 8'
( 19 ) 2” x 4” x 10'
( 29 ) 2” x 4” x 12'

( 2 ) 2” x 6” x 8'
( 14 ) 2” x 6” x 10'
( 2 ) 2” x 6” x 12'

( 1 ) 2” x 8” x 8'

( 3 ) 2” x 2” x 8'

Plywood:
( 11 ) ½" Plywood Sheets
( 2 ) ¾" Plywood Sheets

Hardware List:

  • (5 lbs) GRK 3” R4 Screws
  • (3 lbs) GRK 2.5” R4 Screws
  • (Optional) GRK 4” RSS Screws
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