Barbie House: Top Five Barbie Doll House Review Published by Dolls and Houses

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Deals on Barbie Dream House, 3-Story Dream Townhouse and KidKraft Dollhouses revealed.

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Some Barbie Doll Houses come with as much as 55 pieces of Dollhouse Furniture while others come with no furniture whatsoever

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The very first Barbie Doll House, the Barbie Dream House, was introduced in 1962, three years after the 1959 debut of the Barbie doll. The entire studio apartment, including the furniture, was made from cardboard. The modern Barbie house has come a long way from those humble beginnings expanding up to three stories and six rooms.

Five Best Barbie Doll Houses reviews five of the most popular miniature houses from Mattel. These include two of the most popular Barbie houses, the Barbie dream house and the 3-Story Dream Townhouse, and the not so well known Malibu Dreamhouse, and two others. Full specs and existing deals can be found on It's a must read for anybody considering buying a dollhouse for Barbies.

Up to 55 pieces of furniture included with certain models:

Regardless of the brand, an important feature to consider is whether dollhouse furniture is included or not in the purchase price. While some come with as many as 55+ pieces of dollhouse furniture, others come with no furniture at all. Young or not, a furnished house is bound to excite a girl more than an empty house would. Besides, furniture don't come cheap whether they're life-size or Barbie doll house-size.

Misconception Explained - KidKraft dollhouses cannot accommodate Barbie dolls:

A common misconception is that Barbie dolls will only fit Barbie Doll Houses by Mattel. Barbie dolls are 11.5 inches tall (Ken is 12 inches tall) and KidKraft dollhouses are made to accommodate dolls up to 12 inches in height. As a matter of fact, Some KidKraft dollhouses are over five feet tall and accommodates dolls up to 18 inches in height. Even though Mattel’s Barbie houses are beautiful, their collection is relatively limited. The Dream House and the 3-Story Dream Townhouse from Mattel Barbie are gorgeous and extremely popular, while the rest are not so glamorous or popular. In contrast, there are over 25 doll houses from KidKraft that can be used for Barbies and other dolls.

Best KidKraft Dollhouses Reviewed:

Top 10 Barbie Houses by KidKraft reviews 10 of the more popular miniature doll houses out of the over 25 KidKraft doll houses available in the market. In fact certain models from KidKraft are even more popular than those from Barbie, Fisher Price and Melissa and Doug. The KidKraft Majestic Dollhouse, So Chic Dollhouse, Annabelle, Savannah and Beachfront Mansion are some of the few that are extremely popular among young Barbie house enthusiasts.

Budget doll houses do exist:

Even though most KidKraft and Barbie houses are priced over $100, there are several very popular houses priced under $100. A couple of Barbie dollhouses under $100 can be found listed on where over 15 houses meeting this price criterion are listed.

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