Hand built, fully decorated, birch plywood 1/12th scale Georgian Dolls Houses
Anglia Dolls Houses is a craft business run by Tim Hartnall and his wife Angela. We specialise in the creation of hand built, fully decorated, birch plywood 1/12th scale Georgian Dolls Houses for the discerning adult enthusiast1.Georgian dolls houses remain a popular choice for the collector and we aim to build high quality dolls houses, with elegant proportions, that convey a true sense of the period. Our 'standard' designs range from early Georgian style through to Regency dollshouses. We also welcome bespoke commissions from any period.
|NEW for 2016 Brunswick Mansion|
Our grand new 20 room Regency dolls house will be on display on 3rd December 2016 at the Kensington Dollshouse Festival.
Buying an Anglia Dolls House is a special experience: whether you choose one of our standard designs or opt for an entirely bespoke commission your choice of colours and options will make your dolls house unique to you. Many of our dolls houses are purchased as a special anniversary, birthday or retirement present. If you do have a specific date in mind it is worth contacting us early since we usually have a wailting list. When we start building your house we will email you weekly progress pictures of so that you can see your dolls house taking shape; it certainly adds to the excitement as delivery day approaches!
Our dolls houses are:
Ready to "move in" - Anglia Dolls Houses are fully decorated and include handmade lights, flickering fires and a wealth of period details as standard.
Morning room with window seat and recessed bookcase.
Fireplace showing bricked back, grate with glowing
coals and marbled hearthstone.
Lincoln House Dining Room with servants' jib door set into the panelling.
Architecturally consistent - there are stairs between floors in realistic locations; chimney breasts align with chimney stacks and have a pot for each flue; rooms are proportioned according to purpose; etc.
Wisbech House double-hipped roof.
Lincoln House interior.
Kensington House showing alignment of chimney-
breasts & relative grandeur of Entrance Hall.
Like a real house - with rooms behind rooms and exciting realistic views through opening side panels.
Wisbech House servants' stairs with arch to second
floor landing and showing jib door open.
Kensington House with additional side portico.
Looking through the french doors towards the entrance hall.
Lincoln House side panel opened to reveal dressing
room and vista across the back of the house
through the top landing to the bedroom beyond.
Unique - each dolls house is handmade and particular attention is paid to the main entrance hall and hand crafted wooden staircases.
Wisbech House main staircase seen from rear hall.
Lincoln House with Collectors' Upgrade hand marbled staircase.
Kensington House main stairs with lower side panel
opened. Note stair brackets.
Built to last - crafted from birch plywood, to pass on to the next generation.
Wisbech House exterior front with grand lift-off steps.
Lincoln House front door with detailed fanlight.
Ely House with individually laid terracotta effect
tiles and real terracotta chimney pots.
A Kensington House with bespoke adaptations.
Front quarter view showing side Portico and with
french doors to Dining Room and wine cellar beneath.
To clarify an incorrect report in a recent press article, we only make dolls houses for our private customers and do not make dolls houses for other businesses for whatever purpose including their use as gifts or promotional offers.
Collectors' Upgrades are a range of additional cost options available as a way of further enhancing our standard packages. These include hand marbled staircases, window seats, recessed alcoves and a library.
Lincoln House with Collectors' Upgrade marbled
staircase & grand crystal chandelier.
Lincoln House with Collectors' Upgrade window
seat & bookshelves (part of the full library).
Kensington House with Collectors' Upgrade
Window seats with fixed shutters set above
Bespoke dolls houses
We are always pleased to hear from customers who want a completely bespoke dolls house designed and built ("custom doll house" in the US) as these are usually challenging and enjoyable to design and execute. We have built dolls houses inspired by real properties from a variety of periods.
If you would like to discuss a bespoke project please call or email us.
Bespoke Late-Regency dollshouse.
Bespoke "Longbourn" inspired by the BBC series of Pride and Prejudice.
Bespoke Georgian Draper's shop close-up view of
Part of draft CAD drawing of a bespoke hotel facade for a US customer.
Part of draft CAD drawing of a bespoke manor house.
All our dolls houses are hand built to to order. We usually have a waiting list which can typically be between 12 and 18 months. Prices for our standard Georgian Dolls Houses are shown on the Prices page.
A deposit is required on all orders: our standard dolls houses can take us anything from 4 to 12 weeks to execute depending on the model chosen and its specification. Bespoke orders can take much longer to implement. Please call to discuss your requirements for bespoke projects .
If you would like more information about our dolls houses please call or email us.