Now Reading
The Pirate Ship Playhouse

The Pirate Ship Playhouse

Avatar photo
Pursuitist Luxury Best Luxury Blog

If you’re looking to make your child the coolest kid in the neighborhood (and have $27,000 to spend), look no further than the Pirate Ship Playhouse. This is a wooden playhouse that suggests a 23-foot high weather-beaten pirate sloop that has marooned itself in the backyard.

With a hearty cedar and redwood exterior, it is festooned with classic pirate-age decorations that compel exploration: a cutlass-bearing skeleton lashed to the bowsprit, a boarded-over cannonball hole, crossed bones that form a window pane, and a crow’s nest with Calico Jack Rackam’s Jolly Roger flag.

The playhouse rests on a real hollowed-out five-foot diameter tree trunk equipped with a ladder; ascending the ladder inside the trunk and opening the trap door allows entry into the ship. Other points of entry include a climbing net and a staircase. Once aboard, the ship’s bow, ship’s castle, and the balcony all serve as play areas. All interior areas are framed in Douglas fir. A corkscrew tunnel slide extends from the balcony affixed to the stern and a fireman’s pole extends from the bow, facilitating easy ship abandonment.

The Pirate Ship Playhouse is available from Hammacher Schlemmer for $27,000.