Show us your real estate pawn (Vol 4)

Show us your real estate pawn (Vol 4)

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RichB

44,094 posts

244 months

Monday 26th October
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NickCQ said:
PushedDover said:
mattyn1 said:
And another to throw into the mix.
https://www.rightmove.co.uk/properties/95356244#/
Nice, 'lifestyled' to hell - the Study actually shows signs of life. And £3m with a crap Tarmac drive?
I know the area well (grew up in Haslemere) and that is pretty much the arse end of town, which is why it's "only" £3 mm for almost 10k sqft.
If that was on Fernden Lane / Tennysons / Bunch it would be £5+ mm
I must be easily pleased, I like that. £3m doesn't seem silly money and the drive is a minor issue, no more so that decorating and constructing a proper triple garage instead of a draughty open barn.

NickCQ

3,255 posts

56 months

Monday 26th October
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RichB said:
I must be easily pleased, I like that. £3m doesn't seem silly money and the drive is a minor issue, no more so that decorating and constructing a proper triple garage instead of a draughty open barn.
You pays your money and takes your choice.

For that budget I would buy something that was a more manageable size, but still exceptionally roomy by national standards (say 3-4k sqft), on one of the nicer roads, walkable into Haslemere (not Hammer / Liphook etc) and the mainline station.

whatleytom

749 posts

143 months

Monday 26th October
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This is up for sale not far from where I grew up, I think belongs to the Halcrow group. Could be really rather nice with another few million spare to bring it up to date.

https://search.savills.com/property-detail/gbcirsc...


Oil Trash

129 posts

37 months

Monday 26th October
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It is indeed what used to be the halcrow offices - I am fairly certain though that their is planning permission for a whole load of new build estate in what were the grounds -

kowalski655

11,048 posts

103 months

Monday 26th October
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Doofus said:
deckster said:
Yep https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invacar. Haven't seen one on the road for probably 30 years or more.
There's a good reason for that.
One poor sod at the DWP was employed to persuade people to give up these deathtraps for a proper car, amazing how many didnt want to. About 15 years now I reckn

Escort3500

7,248 posts

105 months

Monday 26th October
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Oil Trash said:
It is indeed what used to be the halcrow offices - I am fairly certain though that their is planning permission for a whole load of new build estate in what were the grounds -
I think there was a scheme approved about 3 or 4 years ago for conversion of the house and various outbuildings into apartments/residential and about 50 new dwellings in the grounds.

FourWheelDrift

81,122 posts

244 months

Monday 26th October
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Escort3500 said:
Oil Trash said:
It is indeed what used to be the halcrow offices - I am fairly certain though that their is planning permission for a whole load of new build estate in what were the grounds -
I think there was a scheme approved about 3 or 4 years ago for conversion of the house and various outbuildings into apartments/residential and about 50 new dwellings in the grounds.
Look at photo 15.

kowalski655

11,048 posts

103 months

Monday 26th October
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Just down the hill from me,decor is a bit meh, but ovely views
https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/prop...

Not sure of the descriptions of "local amenities"...the village has a restaurant, a station & a school,thats it!

LaurasOtherHalf

18,457 posts

156 months

Monday 26th October
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kowalski655 said:
Just down the hill from me,decor is a bit meh, but ovely views
https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/prop...

Not sure of the descriptions of "local amenities"...the village has a restaurant, a station & a school,thats it!
I used to see a girl from Port Glasgow. Interesting place smile

Mr-B

2,690 posts

154 months

Monday 26th October
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Sway

16,717 posts

154 months

Monday 26th October
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Frank Lloyd Wright's final domestic design...

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/...

Escort3500

7,248 posts

105 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Sway said:
Frank Lloyd Wright's final domestic design...

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/...
Wow, that’s stunning!

p1stonhead

23,759 posts

127 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Sway said:
Frank Lloyd Wright's final domestic design...

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/...
Very cool.

But whenever I see Phoenix I just think of the below;


deckster

5,250 posts

215 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Sway said:
Frank Lloyd Wright's final domestic design...

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/...
$8M is, er, punchy. 3k sq ft and 3 bedrooms ain't exactly a mansion so that's a heck of a premium for a name and a view.

Particularly when :- "Last Sold $ 1.68M in 2019"

Dan_1981

14,973 posts

159 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Escort3500 said:
Sway said:
Frank Lloyd Wright's final domestic design...

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/...
Wow, that’s stunning!
Yup that's stunning. And not an awful price I guess.

Gameface

14,475 posts

37 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Does nothing for me.

Bonefish Blues

16,655 posts

183 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Imagine wanting to change the furniture. Every stick's bespoke.

BIG MOLE

92 posts

87 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Bonefish Blues said:
Imagine wanting to change the furniture. Every stick's bespoke.
The point of buying a property like that is to buy a part of the brain of FLW. With that in mind, I can't see why anyone who bought it would want to change the furniture. The thought of waking up every morning in my own private Frank Lloyd Wright museum would moisten me to the point of dehydration.

Escort3500

7,248 posts

105 months

Tuesday 27th October
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BIG MOLE said:
Bonefish Blues said:
Imagine wanting to change the furniture. Every stick's bespoke.
The point of buying a property like that is to buy a part of the brain of FLW. With that in mind, I can't see why anyone who bought it would want to change the furniture. The thought of waking up every morning in my own private Frank Lloyd Wright museum would moisten me to the point of dehydration.
yes Most of the furniture and fittings/fixtures are an integral and essential part of the house’s character and quality.

fatbutt

1,885 posts

224 months

Tuesday 27th October
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Sway said:
Frank Lloyd Wright's final domestic design...

https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/...
Looks to me like a house drawn entirely with a set of french curves