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Product Name: 8 x 4 (2.4m x 1.2m) Forest Basil Duo Playhouse Pressure Treated
Footprint (Front Width x Depth): 2440mm  x 1280mm  (8'0" x 4'2")
Eaves Height: 1230mm (4'0")
Ridge Height: 1750mm (5'9")
Walls: 12mm Shiplap tongue and groove cladding
Door: Single door (stable door)
Door(s) Height x Width: 1130mm  x 490mm (3'8" x 1'7") - Aperture
Roof: 12mm Solid tongue and groove
Floor: 12mm Solid tongue and groove
Window(s): 3 Fixed windows
Glazing: Styrene glazing
Framing: 44x44mm
CE Certified: Complies with BS5665 EN71
EAN Number: 5013053156216
Manufacturer's Guarantee: 15 year anti-rot guarantee
Manufacturer: Forest



There’s so much to love about the Forest Basil Duo Playhouse! Its two-in-one design make this a brilliant option for personalisation, allowing kids to turn it into their own personal outdoor den or customise it for their favourite role playing games. Whether it's a pirate ship, a restaurant, or a stable, let their imaginations run wild with the Basil Duo.

A 4x4ft playhouse with an adjoining 4x4ft covered decking area, the Basil Duo allows plenty of space for multiple children to play together, and its extra height means the kids can keep enjoying it for years to come. Included in the design is a hatch and shelf for role playing, a stable door and multiple windows to allow in plenty of air and light, plus a sturdy bench for resting on or for using as a picnic area when relaxing after all that play.

Forest know that safety is incredibly important, especially when it comes to children, so the Basil Duo comes with some great safety features as standard. Special door hinges are included to protect little fingers, the smoothly rounded framework means there are no sharp edges, and the single glazed window is fitted with shatter resistant styrene, a safer alternative to glass.

The Basil Duo Playhouse is supplied pressure treated with a 15 year anti-rot guarantee, so you don't need to treat the wood yourself. But since the playhouse is delivered unpainted, if you choose to personalise it with some colour, we offer a range of Protek Royal Exterior Wood Finish treatments in a number of natural stains and colours, ideal for adding an extra layer of protection to your playhouse.

Straightforward to assemble, the Basil Duo comes with a full set of clear instructions and all the necessary fittings.

About Forest

Forest Garden Ltd recognises that leadership in its industry carries a responsibility to the environment, and in particular a responsibility to the world's forests. Every product it sells and every business operation it undertakes has an impact on the environment. It is impossible to eliminate that impact, but it is possible to reduce it by modifying the way the business is run. The key environmental issues are waste minimization, the prevention of pollution, energy management, and the use of raw materials. Their working practices from harvesting to distribution will use methodology incorporating continual improvement. All current legislation is complied with and the monitoring of forthcoming legislation ensures further compliance. Forest also monitor the environmental performance, health and safety standards and worker welfare issues of its suppliers.

Key Features

  • 4x4ft playhouse with adjoining 4x4ft covered decking area
  • Includes open hatch area, integral bench, and quirky stable doors
  • Extra high 174cm (5ft 8inch) ridge allows comfortable play for children up to 10 years old
  • Comes with special hinges to keep little fingers safe
  • Window is glazed with shatter resistant styrene
  • 12mm solid wood boarded roof and floor
  • Pressure treated wood with a 15 year Anti-rot Guarantee
  • Manufactured from FSC certified timber from sustainable sources
  • Easy to assemble with full instructions and all the necessary fittings provided


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8 x 4 (2.4m x 1.2m) Forest Basil Duo Playhouse Pressure Treated

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Product code - 90017001


Description Information

A brilliant playhouse of two halves, the Basil Duo from Forest is ideal for encouraging exciting role playing games both indoors and outdoors with its adjoining undercover deck area. Key features include:

  • 4x4ft playhouse with adjoining 4x4ft covered decking
  • Open hatch area, integral bench, and quirky stable doors
  • Extra high ridge allows comfortable play for older children
  • Pressure treated wood with a 15 year Anti-rot Guarantee

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