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On the miniature market: magical doll's houses from Dragons of Walton Street

There’s something enchanting about doll’s houses. These miniature pieces of real estate look grand and make for great gifts, with the added advantage of allowing your child’s imagination to run wild. Here are three exquisite doll’s houses from the United Kingdom-based Dragons of Walton Street. A select range of life-size nursery and children’s bedroom furniture from Dragons is available at Nest For Kids in Abu Dhabi Mall, while the doll’s houses can be personalised and shipped to the UAE.

Georgian Doll’s House (above)

Spread across three floors, this house comes complete with working lights, a marble hallway and silk curtains. It has six rooms and its exterior features faux marble pillars in the manner of traditional Georgian homes. The piece takes 12 weeks to create, and can be personalised with your child’s name printed on the front door. It is 3.8 feet tall and costs £4,850 (Dh21,630).

Bedside Doll’s House

houseBedside Doll’s House. Courtesy Dragons of Walton Street

Dragons of Walton Street’s multipurpose starter doll’s house doubles as both a toy and a bedside table. It features hand-painted furniture, and decorative wallpaper and carpets in four rooms across two storeys. Standing at 1.7 feet, it is ideal for smaller bedrooms, and costs £995 (Dh4,440).

Dragons Townhouse

dollhouseDragons Townhouse. Courtesy Dragons of Walton Street

Built to replicate the townhouses found in Brompton Square in Knightsbridge, this elegant home is filled with classical furniture and at 3.7 feet, stands five storeys high. Rooms include a master bed and nursery, bathroom, drawing room and kitchen, held together by a handcrafted wooden staircase. It takes three weeks to create and costs £2,650 (Dh11,800).

With a price tag of more than Dh100,000, read about Dragons’ most expensive doll’s house in Luxury magazine, out with The National on Thursday, February 2.

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