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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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    • Red-Squirrel
    • By Red-Squirrel 29th Nov 17, 3:13 PM
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    Red-Squirrel
    Originally posted by RedFraggle
    Books in the bread bin, fridge in the study, wine rack in the shower room, they certainly live by their own rules!

    Where's the rest of that polar bear though?
    • karcher
    • By karcher 29th Nov 17, 3:19 PM
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    karcher
    Offers over £300K for this?

    No thanks, it's probably one of the ugliest, most uninteresting Barn Conversions I've ever seen.

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-62179936.html
    • Rambosmum
    • By Rambosmum 29th Nov 17, 3:21 PM
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    Rambosmum
    Originally posted by RedFraggle
    A cheeky spot the estate agent too.
    • Rambosmum
    • By Rambosmum 29th Nov 17, 3:24 PM
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    Rambosmum
    Offers over £300K for this?

    No thanks, it's probably one of the ugliest, most uninteresting Barn Conversions I've ever seen.

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-62179936.html
    Originally posted by karcher

    Definitely a contender for worst barn conversion ever!
    • badger09
    • By badger09 29th Nov 17, 3:25 PM
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    badger09
    Originally posted by RedFraggle
    Nightmare inducing?

    Books in the bread bin, fridge in the study, wine rack in the shower room, they certainly live by their own rules!

    Where's the rest of that polar bear though?
    Originally posted by Red-Squirrel
    I was going to comment on the wine rack & books in the bread bin, until I remembered that my sister in law has a wine rack in her downstairs loo, even though they're not wine drinkers, and my sister keeps all sorts of bills, hospital appointments etc in her bread bin, as well as bread
    I'm a supporter of dunstonh
    • badger09
    • By badger09 29th Nov 17, 3:27 PM
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    badger09
    A cheeky spot the estate agent too.
    Originally posted by Rambosmum
    Pic 8? Is there a prize?
    I'm a supporter of dunstonh
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 29th Nov 17, 3:29 PM
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    NaughtiusMaximus
    Definitely a contender for worst barn conversion ever!
    Originally posted by Rambosmum
    Indeed, it looks more like a unit on an industrial estate. From the look of the interior I'd say it was done in the 80s and hasn't been touched since.
    • karcher
    • By karcher 29th Nov 17, 3:48 PM
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    karcher
    I'm not convinced by the internal stone cladding in the hallway!?

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-49929327.html

    And what is a 'Breakfasting Kitchen'?
    Where do they cook the rest of their meals

    ETA: It is a much nicer house than the barn conversion and much much cheaper too..I know which one I'd choose!
    • ancientofdays
    • By ancientofdays 29th Nov 17, 3:48 PM
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    ancientofdays
    Originally posted by RedFraggle
    I can see how cluttered it is but I really like it underneath that and I especially like the pig. What a shame I'm not looking in that part of the country, I'd have been booking a viewing quick!
    I was jumping to conclusions and one of them jumped back
    • LandyAndy
    • By LandyAndy 30th Nov 17, 8:42 AM
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    LandyAndy
    Indeed, it looks more like a unit on an industrial estate. From the look of the interior I'd say it was done in the 80s and hasn't been touched since.
    Originally posted by NaughtiusMaximus

    Actually described as freshly decorated.


    No wonder it has been listed since January 2016.
    • Cloudydaze
    • By Cloudydaze 30th Nov 17, 7:09 PM
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    Cloudydaze
    It's nicely done but I get cabin fever just looking at the photos!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-51897807.html
    • karcher
    • By karcher 30th Nov 17, 7:34 PM
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    karcher
    It's nicely done but I get cabin fever just looking at the photos!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-51897807.html
    Originally posted by Cloudydaze
    If I had a million quid going spare, I certainly wouldn't buy that!
    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 30th Nov 17, 8:04 PM
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    moneyistooshorttomention
    It's nicely done but I get cabin fever just looking at the photos!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-51897807.html
    Originally posted by Cloudydaze
    Nicely done indeed.

    All I'd be likely to do to it personally would be nice thick blinds at those roof windows and repaint garden walls same colour and that would be that - as I have "London tastes".

    But - I'd feel rather "restricted" too.
    New Year's Resolution already made -

    Don't get mad....get firm ...
    • StumpyPumpy
    • By StumpyPumpy 30th Nov 17, 9:59 PM
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    StumpyPumpy
    It's nicely done but I get cabin fever just looking at the photos!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-51897807.html
    Originally posted by Cloudydaze
    More info on it can be found here: https://chiversphotography.wordpress.com/2012/09/24/the-slim-house-by-alma-nac-featured-in-architecture-today-231/

    SP
    Come on people, it's not difficult: lose means to be unable to find, loose means not being fixed in place. So if you have a hole in your pocket you might lose your loose change.
    • RedFraggle
    • By RedFraggle 30th Nov 17, 10:09 PM
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    RedFraggle
    It's nicely done but I get cabin fever just looking at the photos!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-51897807.html
    Originally posted by Cloudydaze
    It provides the ultimate incentive to keep oneself slim!
    #how long does getting thin take asked Pooh
    Officially in a clique of idiots
    • karcher
    • By karcher 30th Nov 17, 11:11 PM
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    karcher
    It provides the ultimate incentive to keep oneself slim!
    #how long does getting thin take asked Pooh
    Originally posted by RedFraggle


    “Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.”
    • deannatrois
    • By deannatrois 1st Dec 17, 6:14 AM
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    deannatrois
    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-70373675.html
    Definitely a contender for worst barn conversion ever!
    Originally posted by Rambosmum
    I don't know, its really built for convenience, even has open access urinals in the lounge (pic 2)
    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 1st Dec 17, 8:50 AM
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    Slinky
    Originally posted by RedFraggle

    No nick-nack shop left un-passed.
    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 1st Dec 17, 8:55 AM
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    Slinky
    Offers over £300K for this?

    No thanks, it's probably one of the ugliest, most uninteresting Barn Conversions I've ever seen.

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-62179936.html
    Originally posted by karcher
    There's only one bit of that property that's faintly interesting, the stained glass entrance. And there's no shot of it from outside.

    It reminds me of a converted building out the back of a pub, that's been converted, rather unpleasantly, into letting rooms about 20-30 years ago, never to be updated since.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 1st Dec 17, 4:06 PM
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    ScarletMarble
    This should win an award for the most dreary front of a property

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-50835852.html
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