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ajprice

10,316 posts

84 months

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FourWheelDrift said:
Was that astroturf on the bedroom balcony?
Yep, and fake plastic decking rolleyes

jonny142

556 posts

113 months

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It's not very 'Homely' inside ..nice to look at and walk around, but could you live in it.too much open space for me ..I'd be sat looking onto the river all day ..That's nice smile

whit3star

179 posts

108 months

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Was the bath visible through the window?

MiniMan64

9,454 posts

78 months

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I like it.

ETA: and the neighbours don't. What an ironic surprise in their mock Tudor fronted homes.

Edited by MiniMan64 on Wednesday 10th October 21:59

jonny142

556 posts

113 months

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What they've spent on the house ,they can save on the neighbours Christmas card list ..
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KP328

762 posts

83 months

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Get rid of the garden,put a garage in its place and i would be happy in that house.Quality looking build.

Paddy_N_Murphy

16,301 posts

72 months

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I am sure I recognise the fella - from the Oil and Gas game.

Anyway, I liked it, but next week looks epic !!

ajprice

10,316 posts

84 months

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Nah. Outside was static caravans, inside was a white wall art gallery. Not one bit like a home I'd like to live in and why would you have the bath and shower open to the riverside windows?!?. 100th next week, a 10 floor tower in London!

sleep envy

61,948 posts

137 months

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m3jappa said:
FourWheelDrift said:
It looks like a beige caravan stuck on top of another beige caravan.
Exactly my thoughts, I'd be pissed off if that was placed next to my period river home!

That said the craftsmanship looks very impressive.
Which period? 1950, 1920 or 1850?

Laurel Green

18,315 posts

120 months

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MiniMan64 said:
I like it.

ETA: and the neighbours don't. What an ironic surprise in their mock Tudor fronted homes.
Me too! As for the neighbours; there was an old wooden box, now replaced with stylish ceramic boxes. Jobs a good'un!

sleep envy

61,948 posts

137 months

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With a view like that why have the bed facing a fking wall?

AJLintern

3,509 posts

151 months

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They could have gone for a modern interpretation of a traditional boat house, but, although obviously built to a high standard, it does looks like a few portacabins stacked somewhat haphazardly scratchchin Missed opportunity I'd say.
I think a building has to look 'right' in its surroundings as much for its own sake as those around it.

sleep envy

61,948 posts

137 months

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AJLintern said:
They could have gone for a modern interpretation of a traditional boat house, but, although obviously built to a high standard, it does looks like a few portacabins stacked somewhat haphazardly scratchchin Missed opportunity I'd say.
I think a building has to look 'right' in its surroundings as much for its own sake as those around it.
What about the other's which weren't mock tudor? An argument which has gone on for centuries.

Pesty

31,069 posts

144 months

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Watching this late. ex has just done a runner and fked up teh estimates. old bird saying she hopes it floods.

Finding this show more amusing week by week.

Frik

12,510 posts

131 months

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There were some horrors along that stretch weren't there?

To my mind though, it wasn't the house itself but the position that was slightly odd. It looked too squeezed in and jutted out more than the other houses.

MagicalTrevor

5,465 posts

117 months

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FourWheelDrift said:
What else would you except with the serial baby maker Kevin around. Notice something missing this week?
Kevin's fecunditiy aura? biggrin

DodgeeDave

411 posts

83 months

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The house reminds me of the Imax at Bournemouth. Which was once voted one of the UK's most hated buildings. Still each to their own I guess!

Pesty

31,069 posts

144 months

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Nope not for me. I like modern buildings but not that one and not there.

susanq

386 posts

63 months

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Pesty said:
Watching this late. ex has just done a runner and fked up teh estimates. old bird saying she hopes it floods.

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Neighbours Mr & Mrs Vince Hill. The singer? Still, not very nice to wish flooding on someone.

Don't like the house, but do like some of the ideas used.

Megaflow

5,010 posts

113 months

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Whilst I can understand people don't necessarily like the building itself, I failing to see how anybody thinks the huge white knackered shed that was falling down was better.

I don't think it necessarily fits it location, but it is certainly better than what was there before. I quite like it.

As for the spiteful Mrs Hill, shame she didn't work out that if that floods, so will theirs...

hehe

Also, that cladding system was superb.
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