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What Type of House????

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by xxwelshcrazyxx, May 26, 2010.


  1. xxwelshcrazyxx

    xxwelshcrazyxx PetForums VIP

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    If you had the chance of having any type of house, or was told you could have any style built for you what would you have. I would love to buy a barn and convert it into a nice 4 bed house, with massive open plan kithen with center Island for preparing food. All exposed stone work with big oak beams and a walk in fireplace. Big full length windows looking out over my lush garden and views of the hills and county side.
     
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    I would love the one in my signature picture.Plus all the ground and out buildings.:thumbup::thumbup:
     
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    It is a nice house isnt it, that's the one in wales isnt it? I love the look of it.xx
     
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    Thats the one, and it has a barn conversion too.We could be neighbours.lol:lol:
     
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    Oh Yeah now that is a good idea. You could come round and do all my gardening so it looks like the one you got now ;):lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    How do you fancy this kitchen?Its in the barn conversion.:thumbup:
    The Coach House Self Catering - North Wales
     
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    This is my previous house and I wouldn't want anything nicer than that. It needed updating in the kitchen and bathrooms but I really loved it. Took us two years to find it after selling the house before. It had six bedrooms and three bathrooms but we have downsized since we only have one child (well he's 17) at home now and the garden was getting too much for my husband.
    I used to want a barn conversion until I looked at a couple and thought they were too open, not cosy enough for me.
     
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    I love my house i have now, it's a tiny 2 up 2 down cottage and I have absolutely no need or want for a huge fancy house....that said if money was no object I'd buy 100 acres and be perfectly happy in a caravan!! :lol:

    Edited to add...anyone fancy this one??http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-13933308.html

    It's my parents house...come on guys dig deep cos I get some penny's once it's sold!! Lol!!!
     
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    Wow, its huge!! let me check behind the sofa cushions, Im sure I can dig up 650 grand!:rolleyes:

    Personally Id like a new england style house with a huge garden and big paddock for the dogs. Always wanted a big wrap around porch. Dont laugh but I quite fancy the house from The Walton's!!:lol:
     
  11. rona

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    Somewhere similar to this
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    The surroundings and land would be important to me rather than the building.
    Must be lots of wildlife
     
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    I think I'm still a bit of a big kid, but I do have a vision for the home of my dreams and OH thinks it's mad.

    It would look very similar to the one in Janice's signature, or some other slightly more traditional looking property.

    Inside, I'd love it if it still had the original servant's quarters seperate from the main house (i.e. separate staircase hidden behind a wall, rooms behind rooms, kitchen in the basement with flagged floor etc.). I guess I'd like it to be more of a warren than a house...lots of areas where you wonder "where does this tiny corridor lead"?

    Once I moved in, I'd have certain things installed to make life easier.

    For instance, a chute leading from the bathroom or bedrooms downstairs to the utility room...that way, I just dump my washing in the chute and then sort it for washing in the utility room.

    I'd consider having a "chute slide" hidden in the walls that gets you from the "east wing second floor hallway" to the "west wing ground floor corridor".

    I'd have at least one hidden doorway somewhere that leads to a hidden room.

    I'd have 2 built-in dishwashers in the kitchen, instead of 1 dishwasher and a cupboard for the clean dishes. That way, you could just switch the first dishwasher on, and hey presto, 30 minutes later you have a neatly stocked "cupboard" with clean dishes (why take them out when they're already so neatly arranged?). You would use the second dishwasher in the meanwhile until you ran out of dishes in the first one.

    I'd like a microwave oven that was connected to the internet, so you simply scan the barcode of your food, and the device knows how to cook the blasted thing to perfection!

    I'd have tons of land, but not much gardening. I'd simply have large pots with seasonal perrenial flowers and plants all hidden in a walled in area. When one season ends, a guy would simply collect all the pots and put them in the storage area, and bring out the next season's collection. It would be like getting a whole new garden 4 times a year without the hassle of weeding and digging.

    I'd have a full on wet room rather than a shower. You'd simply walk in and the thing would switch on while you showered. When you leave, it would spray disinfectant into the room instead of just water for a couple of minutes more. Hey presto...no more cleaning the shower out.

    I suppose thinking about it, I would want to redesign the way a house is meant to work, and make sure it worked for the occupant rather than the occupant working for the house. I should have been an architect! LOL
     
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    I've already got my perfect house (small country cottage), just got to pay off all the the renovations it needed by renting it out to holiday makers before I'm able to move in :) oh and the kids to fly the nest cos its only got two bedrooms :lol:

    JSR ~ your parents house and gardens are lovely, can't imagine that being on the market for too long.

    Welshy ~ The only thing with barn conversions and those big open ceiling spaces is how on earth do you get the cobwebs down? :confused:
     
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    pretty much anything to be honest

    I love a little small holding But i'd be happy with a 5-6 bed house :lol: the only must have i would have is a big kitchen and atleast 2 toilets/bathrooms and a big garden with a summer house in
     
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    I would make sure all my animals had plenty of space to run outside and I think my ideal house would be a thatched cottage :)
     
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    Ooooh, I forgot to say! Somewhere flat......:)
    Im so fed up with living on the side of a bloomin big hill. Everywhere I move to seems to be part of a valley, Id love to NOT have hills to look at.:cool:
     
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    Funny how you always want something different, I wanted to live by the sea..now I do I desperately miss forests and woodland!! :rolleyes: Can't ever imagine not living by the coast anymore but I would love to have some huge wooded area's to walk in too.
     
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    Big Knock off log cabin in the Highlands of Scotland. Comfy and spacious tho, with state of the art music system linked throughout the house, and absolute must, plentya grounds for the kid and furkids. Not interested in having neighbours, but wouldnae complain if I was surrounded by horses and donkeys - tho I already have one living wi me - the hubster:lol:

    I've no delusions of granduer really :D

    D
     
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