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    • Grimbal
    • By Grimbal 5th Aug 11, 11:16 AM
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    Grimbal
    The "have a look at this!" thread II
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    • 5th Aug 11, 11:16 AM
    The "have a look at this!" thread II 5th Aug 11 at 11:16 AM
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    Thanks to Grimbal for starting this thread, where compulsive Rightmove browsers share their funniest finds. Scroll down for Playboy mansions, unusual extensions, toilets in wardrobes and mysterious presences under bedcovers.

    Back to the original post...

    Thought I'd start off a new thread as the other one was getting to be pretty long. The old thread can be found here.

    How about starting up a thread dedicated to the interesting properties that we come across in our searches ?

    I'm guessing these guys don't invite their granny over to watch TV


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    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 15th Mar 17, 5:09 PM
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    Slinky
    If I wasn't sure about this property until pic 4


    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-63204509.html
    Originally posted by clint_S
    OMG you shouldn't have white towels if you can't wash them frequently. Yuck!
    • noh
    • By noh 15th Mar 17, 10:39 PM
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    noh
    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-47152188.html?premiumA=true
    • Josephiney83
    • By Josephiney83 16th Mar 17, 6:38 AM
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    Josephiney83
    That's so weird! Detracts from what looks like a nice house!
    • Dandie89
    • By Dandie89 16th Mar 17, 7:02 AM
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    Dandie89
    Originally posted by clint_S
    Good to know there is no upward chain.
    • Rain Shadow
    • By Rain Shadow 16th Mar 17, 8:29 AM
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    Rain Shadow
    And they seem to be off the coast of Africa in the Gulf of Guinea
    Originally posted by tykesi

    Is that because with no co-ordinates entered it defaults to 0,0 where the Greenwich meridian crosses the equator?
    You can pick your friends and you can pick your nose but you can't pick your friend's nose.
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 16th Mar 17, 8:56 AM
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    Davesnave
    Is that because with no co-ordinates entered it defaults to 0,0 where the Greenwich meridian crosses the equator?
    Originally posted by Rain Shadow
    Yes, but I don't know why they're being so coy; it's easy to find

    https://www.instantstreetview.com/@53.840723,-1.728981,-68.49h,0.43p,1.52z

    Looks like there might be free folding chair and a hose reel if you're quick!
    I used to suffer with kleptomania, but now I take something for it.
    • Minkybob
    • By Minkybob 16th Mar 17, 9:01 AM
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    Minkybob
    Yes, but I don't know why they're being so coy; it's easy to find

    https://www.instantstreetview.com/@53.840723,-1.728981,-68.49h,0.43p,1.52z

    Looks like there might be free folding chair and a hose reel if you're quick!
    Originally posted by Davesnave
    Why has the folding chair been blurred out? To protect it's anonymity?
    "Meow meow meow? Meow meow-meow meow!" - Minkybob
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 16th Mar 17, 9:14 AM
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    Davesnave
    Why has the folding chair been blurred out? To protect it's anonymity?
    Originally posted by Minkybob
    I guess it might actually be a small card table undercover as a chair, in the hope of catching the sitting tenant.

    They can then question them as to who erected these garages in a place with no tarmacked vehicular access, although there is a sort of dropped kerb and a track, of sorts. It's all a bit odd.
    Last edited by Davesnave; 16-03-2017 at 9:23 AM.
    I used to suffer with kleptomania, but now I take something for it.
    • Fuzzyness
    • By Fuzzyness 16th Mar 17, 10:37 AM
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    Fuzzyness
    another odd configuration. a sitting room and bedroom served off a utility room. and the fridge in the sitting room is interesting as is the wall paper in pic 11.

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-45647676.html
    Last edited by Fuzzyness; 16-03-2017 at 10:40 AM.
    • Fuzzyness
    • By Fuzzyness 16th Mar 17, 10:42 AM
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    Fuzzyness
    a lovely looking house. shame its about to get 400 houses on that lovely field behind it.

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-42201492.html
    • cloo
    • By cloo 16th Mar 17, 10:54 AM
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    cloo
    If I wasn't sure about this property until pic 4


    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-63204509.html
    Originally posted by clint_S
    Self tanning addict, I suspect!
    • Niv
    • By Niv 16th Mar 17, 11:14 AM
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    Niv
    That's so weird! Detracts from what looks like a nice house!
    Originally posted by Josephiney83
    I was actually disappointed with pic 14 and 19 in the end
    YNWA

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    • Niv
    • By Niv 16th Mar 17, 11:18 AM
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    Niv
    another odd configuration. a sitting room and bedroom served off a utility room. and the fridge in the sitting room is interesting as is the wall paper in pic 11.

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-45647676.html
    Originally posted by Fuzzyness

    I guess it has been set up as an annex for a family member possibly? Looking at the front it looks like a double garage conversion.
    YNWA

    Mortgage free by 58.
    • RichardD1970
    • By RichardD1970 16th Mar 17, 4:36 PM
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    RichardD1970
    How much!!

    And it needs work.

    • melanzana
    • By melanzana 17th Mar 17, 3:26 PM
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    melanzana
    You will need sunglasses and an open mind to look at this one! It is unbelievable, go have a look, and NEVER judge a book by its cover either!

    In Dublin.

    All over the SM and mainstream media.

    http://www.daft.ie/dublin/houses-for-sale/clondalkin/lot-1-house-at-44-harelawn-drive-clondalkin-dublin-1408769/

    http://www.independent.ie/life/home-garden/homes/youll-never-guess-whats-behind-the-door-of-this-amazing-hollywoodinspired-home-with-a-personal-sunbed-in-clondalkin-35540607.html
    • Cakeguts
    • By Cakeguts 17th Mar 17, 4:37 PM
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    Cakeguts
    Originally posted by melanzana
    Looking for a new owner with shares in a magnolia paint factory?
    • glasgowdan
    • By glasgowdan 17th Mar 17, 9:08 PM
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    glasgowdan
    All very nice inside, but the phrase "polishing a turd" springs to mind http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-47374860.html
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 17th Mar 17, 9:22 PM
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    ScarletMarble
    Originally posted by melanzana
    Owner has a slight fetish for Marilyn
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 17th Mar 17, 9:26 PM
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    ScarletMarble
    All very nice inside, but the phrase "polishing a turd" springs to mind http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-47374860.html
    Originally posted by glasgowdan
    The outside looks like a mobile classroom
    • glasgowdan
    • By glasgowdan 17th Mar 17, 10:16 PM
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    glasgowdan
    The outside looks like a mobile classroom
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    Yes I remember I was in one of those in P7
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