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31105-1

Townhouse Toy Store

Townhouse Toy Store is LEGO set 31105-1. It has a score of 87. This is average compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 5 reviews, based on 5 scored reviews and 11 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 24.33% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2020, and it is categorised in Creator.

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31105-1 Townhouse Toy Store

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Recommendations

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A review is considereded a recommendation when its score is above the reviewers median score or if it's explicitly said so in the review. Read more in our article about recommendations.

Price Per Part (PPP)

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Average PPP for System in 2020 is 0.12. PPP for this set is 0.07, which is better.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPP is a guide, not a rule, and affected by the type of parts included. A set containing small generic parts generally have better PPP than one containing larger specialized parts.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

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Average PPM for System in 2020 is 15.4. PPM for this set is 20, which is worse.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPM only takes the number of minifigs into account and discards everything else. It's a guide, not a rule.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

amazon.com Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 → 100 / 100

LEGO Recommendation: meh 4.85 / 5 → 97 / 100

True North Bricks Recommendation: meh 86 / 100 → 86 / 100

Brickset Recommendation: meh 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

HispaBrick Magazine Recommendation: no 7 / 10 → 70 / 100

Unscored reviews

JANGBRiCKS Recommendation: meh

Brick Fanatics Recommendation: yes

Rebrickable Recommendation: meh

Brickset News Recommendation: yes

The Brothers Brick Recommendation: yes

Bricksfanz Recommendation: yes

Set information

Set ID: 31105-1
Name: Townhouse Toy Store
Parts: 554
Minifigs: 2

Retail price (USD):
Original: 39.99
Inflation adjusted: 39.99

Price Per Part (USD):
Original: 0.07
Inflation adjusted: 0.07

Price Per Minifig (USD):
Original: 20.00
Inflation adjusted: 20

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Recommendation: yes 5 / 5 from 1 review

I am an adult builder that prefers the simplier (vs. Expert) city buildings. This was a fun build. Very colorful. A nice edition to the non-expert City sets. Hope that LEGO continues to add more such buildings aimed at adult builders!

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Recommendation: meh 4.85 / 5 from 13 reviews

The toy store in this set in phenomenal, from the printed miniature lego boxes to the toy trains and planes on display, oh, and also the gum ball machine and working rocket ride. There's too much to say. Add the 2nd floor town house with a bed and floral accents, and it takes it to another level. This had a lot packed into a decent sized set and great color usage especially with the light blue on the 2nd floor. I recently bought the bigger set to this (pet shop/cafe) and cannot wait to build and expand my lego city. If you're into the creator series or building a city, this set is a must!

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 13 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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True North Bricks

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Recommendation: meh 86 / 100 by Tom

ownhouse Toy Store is a nice set. It comes at an excellent value, and the only major drawback is the limited Minifigure selection. Both adults and kids hoping to build up a LEGO® city will find a use for this building. I like it marginally less than the Townhouse Pet Shop and Café, which is concurrently available in stores.

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Brickset

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Recommendation: meh 4 / 5 from 1 review

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HispaBrick Magazine

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Recommendation: no 7 / 10 by Jetro de Château

The primary model was by far the best build and could easily be expanded and improved upon if you are looking to add this set to a street layout. All the builds have removable roofs, and with the primary build you can split the floors for easy access and playability. Structural strength in all the builds is pretty good, though the mini-builds above the doors of each shop are easy to knock out of alignment during play.

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JANGBRiCKS

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Recommendation: meh by Jang

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Brick Fanatics

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Recommendation: yes by Graham

Thankfully, the main model in LEGO Creator 31105 Townhouse Toy Store is entirely worth the asking price. Anyone looking for a quick fix to tide them over until the next Creator Expert modular building is released should pick this set up and build a delightful little toy shop.

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Recommendation: meh by TobyMac

So, compared with the 31097-1, I must say it's just not as great. But considering it has only half the number of parts, makes up a lot. For a €39,99 set, you get 2 great models. The flower shop is not really working for me, but that can be just a personal opinion. And even when you don't like the models, the parts in this set are a good combo to create your own design. So, in short: If you want to expand your city, and don't have the budget or room for a modular, this is a good buy.

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Recommendation: yes by benbacardi

The Creator line of sets is never going to contain LEGO's flagship models. They're simple, easy, and fun for a quick build designed to spark your imagination into creating something more, and this set is no exception. It may not have the glamour, detail, and part count of its larger Creator Expert cousins, but it also doesn't have their price tag. It's a great starting point into the world of LEGO modular buildings, and is overall a compact but well-designed little set.

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The Brothers Brick

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Recommendation: yes by Edwinder

This miniature modular is full of surprises with the little micro builds and wonderfully designed exterior and interiors. I wasn't prepared nor expected to enjoy such a simple set, but it did bring out the best in the end. Now comes the big question: is this worthy of a purchase? I personally feel that if you've been following the custom creations featured on The Brothers Brick over the years, and are itching to learn a trick or two on designing your own creation, you'll need to start somewhere. And as a 3-in-1 set, it also includes instructions to build two other models: a cake shop and a flower shop.

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Bricksfanz

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Recommendation: yes by Adam White

What I actually found was an amazing little set, with a surprising amount of detail, even the alternate builds of this set were almost as good as the lead model. I would even go as far as saying of all the sets I've built so far in 2020, this is favourite. I love all the small details which add architectural features both inside the building and over the exterior.

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