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BillyOh Gingerbread Junior Playhouse

Let your children's imagination run wild in the Gingerbread Junior Playhouse, with stable doors, traditional fixed windows and optional picket fencing they can play all day long. With a cute, traditional design, the Gingerbread Junior is the perfect fairy cottage playhouse for imaginative kids. Complete with Floor, Roof and Felt as standard.

6 x 4

1. Customise

Picket Fence Option A

This is the smallest fence option, giving your playhouse added character and only available on smaller buildings. The 2 side fence sections are 1ft11"/586mm wide. The 2 front fence sections are 1ft/293mm wide.

Picket Fence Option B

Another small fence option for added style, only available on larger buildings. The 2 side fence sections are 1ft11"/586mm wide. The 2 front fence sections are also 1ft11"/586mm wide.

Picket Fence Option C

A larger fence option designed for adding extra style and charm, perfect for keeping toys together in one place. When placed on decking, the fence extends 1172mm from the front of the building. Without the decking, the fence extends 1211mm from the front of the building. Only available on smaller buildings.

The 2 side fence sections are 3ft10"/1172mm wide. The 2 front fence sections are 1ft/293mm wide.

Picket Fence Option D

This is the largest picket fence option available, for larger buildings only. Provides an enclosed play space that also helps to keep your garden tidy.

When placed on decking, the fence extends 1172mm from the front of the building. Without the decking, the fence extends 1211mm from the front of the building.

The 2 side fence sections are 3ft10"/1172mm wide. The 2 front fence sections are 1ft11"/586mm wide.

4. Add optional extras

Discover our range of BillyOh accessories that allow you to customise your very own garden building to very last detail.

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  • Traditional Cottage Style Design
  • Stable Door and Cottage Windows
  • Window Boxes for added character
  • Strong Tongue & Groove Build
  • Optional Picket Fencing
  • T&G Roof and Floor Included
  • Green Mineral Felt Included
  • Base Coat Treated for Transit
Overall Dimensions (Includes Roof Overhang)
  • (A) Width: 1.88m (6ft2)
  • (B) Depth: 1.34m (4ft5)
  • (C) Height: 1.44m (4ft9)

Why buy the Gingerbread Junior Playhouse?


Protects the wood on your building against rot and decay.


Over 20 years of experience in design and production.

Easy to<br/>Assemble
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Made of pre-assembled tongue and groove panels, this play house is simple to assemble yourself.


11mm Tongue and Groove roof, floor and green mineral felt roof covering.

Key Features

European Sourced Timber

Our carefully sourced timber is purposely selected to ensure dependable quality, creating a robust and reliable building.

Durable Tongue & Groove

The Tongue and Groove boards interlock with one another to form a tight seal offering high quality weather protection.

Green Mineral Felt

Quick and easy to apply, our premium mineral felt is durable and protects your building against harsh weather.

BillyOh Gingerbread Junior Playhouse
Shatterproof Glazing

Durable Single SAN glazing included as standard.

Galvanised Ironmongery

Heavy duty hinges, latches and handles included, galvanised for maximum weather protection.

EN71 Compliant

All our Playhouses are compliant with European Standard EN71 for your child safety.

Frequently Asked Questions


The BillyOh guarantee covers this building against:

  • rot
  • decay
  • insect infestation

Please note: The guarantee does not cover timber splits or warping which may occur naturally over time.

Duration of Guarantee:

  • Tongue and Groove Buildings - up to 10 years
  • Log Cabins - up to 10 years
  • Pressure Treatment Buildings - up to 15 years

For more information about BillyOh Guarantee, please visit our terms and conditions

  • 11mm Tongue & Groove pre assembled wall panels
  • 2 shatterproof styrene glazed windows
  • Stable door
  • 11mm Tongue and Groove roof
  • 11mm Tongue and Groove floor
  • Green Mineral Felt roof covering
  • Fixtures and fittings
  • Comprehensive assembly instructions

Our sheds and summerhouses get a beautiful golden brown spray treatment before leaving the factory in order to preserve the quality of the wood up until the delivery. As this only lasts through the transit stage, we do advise treating the wood after installation to protect and preserve it, as well as annual maintenance.

Our playhouses are not designed for children aged under 36 months as there are many small parts, which may be a potential choking hazard. Furthermore, there is often a maximum user weight of 50kg when tower playhouses and two-story playhouses are concerned. We also recommend keeping the playhouses a minimum of 2m clear from any obstructions or other structures.

  • Rounded edges and smooth framing.
  • Air holes on the rear of the playhouse for safety and increased air circulation.
  • Shatterproof glazing, a safer alternative to glass, which is easily broken and can leave sharp edges.
  • Non toxic treatment or parts
  • Safety finger gap - A 12mm gap around the door which protects little fingers from being trapped.
  • Strong Tongue and Groove construction ensures a robust and solid build.

Whilst our playhouses are delivered undecorated with the natural wooden surface, encourage your little ones to paint and splash some of their favourite colours so that they can have a colourful play den. There are so many ways to make your little ones’ playpen more homely and colourful looking. A variety of colours can be purchased as an optional extra with your playhouse.

With the Gingerbread Junior an 11mm tongue and groove floor and roof is included.


11mm: Our standard roof option, this interlocking roof provides a reliable covering for any building. The Tongue and Groove not only gives your building a stronger roof but also a premium look and feel.


11mm: Our Standard flooring option which provides a durable, solid foundation and underfoot to the building. The 11mm option is ideal for less demanding and frequent usage, suitable for lighter intensity purposes like summer houses and other living spaces containing light furniture. The 11mm tongue and groove timber makes this a solid yet suitable, economical option.

Crafted from shatter-resistant plastic (SAN) and suitable for seasonal use. SAN is used for its UV properties and the tougher finish avoids breakages, when compared to glass. Single glazing is the perfect choice for seasonal buildings such as summerhouses, play houses and sheds providing plenty of natural light into the building.

All garden buildings should be assembled on a firm and level base. A base will ensure your building has a solid, long-lasting and well-drained foundation.

If you want to build your own base, from a sturdy material such as concrete or flagstones, you can find minimum dimensions for each size of this building in the tech specs. In order to protect your building from moisture, you should leave a 2ft gap around the exterior of your building, so remember to take this into consideration when laying any sort of base.

Our robust and simple-to-use EcoBase provides you with a firm, long-lasting foundation with suitable drainage for your garden building. It is quick and easy to install through the use of snap connectors that link the grids to each other.

Please check the technical document for the size of the picket fence when planning for a base.

If your building is shorter than 2.5m you should not require planning permission, (unless it’s more than 50% of your garden or will be placed in your front garden). Planning permission rules can vary by area so we would strongly recommend checking your local council rules before purchasing a garden building from us.

We do not offer an installation service on any of our buildings, as they are designed to be easy and simple to assemble. Using the digital assembly instructions included in your order confirmation and with a team of at least 2 people, the handy pre assembled panels mean you will have your BillyOh building up in no time!

Our play house are delivered in easy to assemble panels. For your convenience the panels are no wider than 4ft so they can be easily maneuverable and fit through a standard doorway. Glazing and any additional wood is delivered in separate, clearly labeled packages.

Your order can be tracked through the account section on our website or by contacting us directly. You will be contacted after your order via your online account, email or text to provide updates on delivery dates.

BillyOh Gingerbread Playhouse Cottage

At Garden Buildings Direct, our range of wooden playhouses utilise tongue & groove construction for a sturdy and weatherproof build. And the BillyOh Gingerbread outdoor playhouses pair this with a gorgeous traditional aesthetic. With a picket fence option, this is one of the most classic of our wide range of playhouses. And with a 6x4 base size, it's sure to fit in any outdoor space.


Kids Wendy House

Kids playhouses don't just provide hours of fun, they're also a great place to develop social skills and creative thinking. And the Gingerbread Junior is one of our most traditional cottage style playhouses with window box and barn-style doors. Our playhouses often find themselves customised to suit as Wendy Houses.


Tongue & Groove

Tongue and groove panels make this quality playhouse built to withstand the elements. 11mm tongue and groove construction for the roof and floor offer a tight seal at points of potential water ingress, while the tongue and groove cladding for the walls offers structural rigidity.


Picket Fence

Our traditional playhouses wouldn't be able to give you that "Little House On The Prairie" feel without their additional picket fences.



On top of that we offer a range of colour options to transform the blank canvas that is your Gingerbread playhouse. Turn your BillyOh building into a fairytale castle or a pirate ship - it all starts with a splash of paint!



Golden brown spray-treated timber will stay protected until delivery, protecting your easy-to-assemble tongue and groove playhouse. And with green mineral roofing felt included as standard, the Gingerbread Junior is a worthwhile investment if you're looking for a kid's wooden playhouse. It's one of our biggest selling models and can be assembled in just a matter of hours using some basic tools.



If you haven't decided what base to build your Gingerbread on yet, then why not pick up an easy-fill Ecobase option at checkout? This will give your 6x4 size playhouse a solid foundation and lift it away from potential rising damp.



The Gingerbread Junior features shatterproof windows made from SAN-glazed shatterproof plastic as well as safety gaps around doors for your peace of mind. Features like safety rails are included on certain models and all playhouses are tested to EN71 European Safety Standards.


Our tongue and groove playhouses also come with a 10-year guarantee against insect infestation, decay, and damp to further prioritise child safety and quality.


Previous Customers

We don't offer a playhouse installation service simply because it's so easy to do. Just follow the comprehensive instructions provided with your order. Don't believe us? Well if you're looking for customer reviews on the whole process, why not check out our customer stories?.


Garden Buildings Direct - Delivery

Here at Garden Buildings Direct, we can offer BillyOh playhouses at an affordable price with fast and free delivery to most of mainland UK in just 1 - 4 weeks. Just enter your delivery postcode to get started, or get in touch with our fantastic customer service team.

Dimensions 6 x 4
Width 187.8cm
Depth 133.9cm
Eaves Height (Inc Floor) 104.5cm
Ridge Height (Inc Floor) 143.9cm
Width (Internal) 181.4cm
Depth (Internal) 117.2cm
Eaves Height (Internal) 100.6cm
Ridge Height (Internal) 139.1cm
Window Dimensions 42.6cm x 44.5cm
Glazing Thickness 0.12cm
Door Opening Size (w x h) 58.6cm x 94.1cm
Minimum Base Width 186cm
Minimum Base Length 121cm
Frame Thickness (w x d) 2.8cm x 2.8cm
Materials 6 x 4
Glazing Material Styrene
Roof Material 11mm Tongue and Groove
Floor Material 11mm Tongue and Groove
Roof Covering Material Green Mineral Felt
Features 6 x 4
Whats in the Box? Instructions, Felt & Fixings Supplied
Windows 2 fixed front windows
Door: 1 x Stable Door
Decking No
BillyOh Range: 4000
Suitable Age Range: Not suitable for children under 36 months
Material Graded European Softwood
Cladding Style Tongue and Groove
Locking System Magnetic Safety Catch
Factory Basecoat Treatment Red Cedar Water Based Treatment for Transit
Supplied with Fixtures and Fittings Yes
Safety Approved EN71 - For Domestic Use Only
Max User Weight g
Toy Type Wooden Playhouse
Door Style Stable Door
Please Note: This product has been designed as an affordable solution to most popular light domestic uses. All products supplied self assembly flat packed unless otherwise stated.

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