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Please note: all imperial measurements are approximate and all our playhouses are made from metric measurements.

Product Name: 4 x 4 (1.40m x 1.30m) Mercia Snug Playhouse
Footprint (Front Width x Depth): 1.40m x 1.30m (4'5' x 4'1')
Eaves Height: 1.01 (3'4')
Ridge Height: 1.40 (4'6')
Walls: 12mm Shiplap Tongue and Groove
Door: Single with Flower Motif and Porthole window
Door(s) Height x Width: 0.9m x 0.5m  (2'11" x 1'8")
Roof: Solid Sheet
Floor: Solid Sheet
Window(s): 3 Fixed with styrene glazing
Framing: 28 x 28mm
CE Certified: Yes
EAN Number: 5029442075914
Manufacturer: Mercia


The Mercia Snug Playhouse is ideal if you are looking for a first playhouse for younger children at an affordable price. The Snug's compact 4 x 4 size is also handy if you have a smaller garden without much space.

This traditional, pitch-roofed wooden playhouse has windows on three sides giving lots of light and a door with a porthole which has an attractive flower motif. There's plenty of features to mark this as a fun place for children to enjoy all year round and somewhere they'll be able to use their imaginations.

The Snug playhouse is built to a high quality to meet European toy standards to ensure that your children can play in safety. High quality tongue and groove cladding is used so your Snug Playhouse will last for years to come.

Full assembly instructions are provided with the playhouse and with all the fittings supplied as standard, you will be amazed at how simple it is to put together.

The Snug is pre-treated with a water based timber treatment for protection during transit. In order to receive the full 10 year anti-rot guarantee on your Playhouse, it is necessary that you treat it with a high quality, water-based, timber preservative either before or as soon as possible after construction. This will protect the timber from weathering but will need to be repeated in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

Please Note - The picture shows an example of the Snug Playhouse which has been stained to give an attractive finish. The building is supplied pre-treated with a golden brown finish so that you to choose the colour that you and your children prefer. Suitable for ages 36 months.

Key Features

  • Optional 48 Hour or Saturday Delivery Available**
  • Delivered Flat-Packed with Instructions, Fittings and Roofing Felt
  • High Quality Shiplap Tongue and Groove Cladding
  • Single Door Features a Black Handle and Porthole Window with Flower Motif
  • Solid Sheet Floor and Roof.
  • Three Fixed Styrene Safety Glazed Windows.
  • 10 Year Manufacturers Anti-Rot Warranty
  • Meets European Toy Standard EN71
  • FSC Timber
  • CE Certified




Booking Delivery

You have the option to book your delivery date at the time of placing your order. Our 'Request a Delivery Date' service is available to the majority of areas and you'll find that the majority of the UK postcodes are FREE but some areas may incur a delivery surcharge and some postcodes are not covered at all. Select a 'requested delivery date' by entering your post code in the 'Request a delivery date' section above. You will also be notified at this time if your area incurs a surcharge or delivery is not covered in your area.

If you choose not to select a requested delivery date you will be contacted directly to arrange a convenient delivery date.

You'll be contacted on the morning of your delivery date either by text or email with a 2 hour delivery slot. You will also be contacted by the driver 30 minutes before the delivery location.

Please note: for Mercia Metal and Mercia Plastic Sheds ONLY - your order is delivered by a courier you will not be notified prior to the delivery. If you are not in on the day of the delivery you will be carded and asked to contact the courier to arrange a new mutual delivery date.

Delivery Leadtimes

The estimated delivery lead time for this product is identified on the product page above. Lead times are in working days (Monday - Friday) excludes Bank Holidays. These estimated lead times are provided by the manufacturers and are not guaranteed - due to fluctuation in demand - but are provided in good faith and are representative of delivery at that time. Some remote areas will take a little longer.

Upon Delivery

Your order is delivered either kerbside or driveway and will be delivered on a 17 ton lorry (the size of a Refuse Cart). Unfortunately due to health and safety and insurance liabilities the driver will not be able to take your goods around to the back of your property but may upon request place the product at the side of the house if there are no access or restriction issues. We would not risk damaging your property whilst delivering a product to an un-safe location. Unfortunately we will not be able to go through your property.

You do not need to be home for your delivery. All we ask is that you let us know via email or leave a signed note to let us know that you will not be present for the delivery. In the note please let us know where a suitable place would be to leave the building. If you leave us a note the delivery driver will ring you 30 minutes before delivery and you can inform them of where the note is or you could just leave it on your front door. You must include your signature on the note; our drivers can then take photos of the note to confirm an item(s) has been delivered.

We would recommend against arranging for a third party to install the building before it's been delivered and checked that all parts are present, as we cannot be held liable for any third party costs.

Installation Option

If you have chosen our installation option your order will be delivered as per the delivery process above you have chosen. You’ll be given a separate date for the installation. The installation option will extend your lead time by up to 10 working days.

Customer Reviews

"Very happy with it all. From price to helpful delivery driver. This product is made well and had very easy instructions to follow. Took my husband 2.5 hours to build on his own. We are painting it and it looks great. Our little girl loves it. Would purchase from this company again."
Star Rating 5
"Definitely buy from Elbec again
Helpful staff quick delivery and good quality product
Star Rating 5

4 x 4 (1.40m x 1.30m) Mercia Snug Playhouse

rrp £240.00
save £20.01

Product code - 20017102

Description Information

The Snug Playhouse is a compact 4 x 4 playhouse that is ideal for smaller children, maybe as their first ever playhouse. 

  • Single Door features a fun and attractive flower motif
  • Quality Tongue and Groove Cladding
  • Perfect for the more compact garden

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Usually delivered within: 10-14 Working Days.

Note: Currently not available for delivery to Offshore Post Codes.

excludes installation option

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  • 4ft x 4ft Mercia Snug Playhouse£219.99