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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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    "Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it" Einstein 1951
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    • Bossypants
    • By Bossypants 12th Jan 19, 9:45 PM
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    Bossypants
    I do not understand this house and the floor plan is not helping.
    • TheGardener
    • By TheGardener 13th Jan 19, 10:29 AM
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    TheGardener
    Unmodernised house with an... unfitted kitchen.

    https://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/49747220?search_identifier=76245a13fb61257e9bca90e cce5d5a3c

    Not sure what's going on with that room with the green squares wallpaper - I *think* it might be a sliding wardrobe that has wallpaper on the doors.
    Originally posted by cloo
    Love it! A rare find these days (unmodernised) but lordy - London prices!!
    Although its proximity to Finchley Central Station will have added a sizable chunk to the asking price.
    Last edited by TheGardener; 13-01-2019 at 1:25 PM.
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 13th Jan 19, 11:07 AM
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    Davesnave
    I do not understand this house and the floor plan is not helping.
    Originally posted by Bossypants
    Very bad copy of the architects plans. Even when I know what it says, like "Velux," I can't really claim that I can read it.


    Anyway, looks like a huge white elephant from where I am!
    Last edited by Davesnave; 13-01-2019 at 11:09 AM.
    'There are places to go beyond belief'

    Neil Armstrong, apparently referring to worlds beyond the solar system.
    • AFF8879
    • By AFF8879 13th Jan 19, 9:29 PM
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    AFF8879
    Fire damage isolated only to every electric heater?!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59465490.html
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 14th Jan 19, 1:34 AM
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    Davesnave
    Fire damage isolated only to every electric heater?!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59465490.html
    Originally posted by AFF8879
    Nah, there's nothing inside those that will burn and it's too uniform. I'm guessing that it's someone's bright idea of decorating the heaters in an 'industrial' style.

    As they've been there for decades, that could've happened a long time ago in a colour scheme far, far away.....
    'There are places to go beyond belief'

    Neil Armstrong, apparently referring to worlds beyond the solar system.
    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 14th Jan 19, 10:15 AM
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    Owain Moneysaver
    Fire damage isolated only to every electric heater?!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59465490.html
    Originally posted by AFF8879
    Check out the saloon doors to the kitchen, yee har pardner!

    And what is the thing that looks like a condom vending machine in the bedroom?
    A kind word lasts a minute, a skelped erse is sair for a day.
    • robatwork
    • By robatwork 14th Jan 19, 10:32 AM
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    robatwork
    Fire damage isolated only to every electric heater?!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59465490.html
    Originally posted by AFF8879
    Magneto woz ere
    • Bossypants
    • By Bossypants 14th Jan 19, 2:01 PM
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    Is picture 9 making anyone else's eyes go all funny?

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-69181627.html
    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 14th Jan 19, 3:39 PM
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    Owain Moneysaver
    Is picture 9 making anyone else's eyes go all funny?

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-69181627.html
    Originally posted by Bossypants
    I was admiring the optimism which could make anyone think that wallpaper could 'unite' two dissimilar fireplaces in the same room.
    A kind word lasts a minute, a skelped erse is sair for a day.
    • davidwood681
    • By davidwood681 14th Jan 19, 3:50 PM
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    Love it! A rare find these days (unmodernised) but lordy - London prices!!
    Although its proximity to Finchley Central Station will have added a sizable chunk to the asking price.
    Originally posted by TheGardener
    Yep, I'd rather live ''up north'' than have to spend 700k on holes like that
    • Oxon
    • By Oxon 14th Jan 19, 8:01 PM
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    Oxon
    I was admiring the optimism which could make anyone think that wallpaper could 'unite' two dissimilar fireplaces in the same room.
    Originally posted by Owain Moneysaver
    And that the quote on the wall was a good idea.

    Why do the windows in pictures 8 and 15 have weird black smudges around them?
    • RedFraggle
    • By RedFraggle 14th Jan 19, 8:33 PM
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    RedFraggle
    How many floorplans?

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-58246098.html
    Officially in a clique of idiots
    • ukmaggie45
    • By ukmaggie45 15th Jan 19, 7:58 AM
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    Thought this was interesting as to attitude of agents! 2 different listings for the same house. Even the photo of the front of the house shows who worked hardest or had better camera skills. I bet the big red car belongs to the agent, not the house!

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-69440344.html

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59520861.html

    I know who I'd go with if I was selling.
    • robatwork
    • By robatwork 15th Jan 19, 9:21 AM
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    robatwork
    Thought this was interesting as to attitude of agents! 2 different listings for the same house. Even the photo of the front of the house shows who worked hardest or had better camera skills. I bet the big red car belongs to the agent, not the house!

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-69440344.html

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59520861.html

    I know who I'd go with if I was selling.
    Originally posted by ukmaggie45
    Still ridiculous to have just 6 pics of a 4 bed house (and criminal to just put 2 in there). That short bit of Allerton Road is a mecca for Estate Agents, I counted 8 you could visit in a 2 min walk.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 15th Jan 19, 11:11 AM
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    ScarletMarble
    Thought this was interesting as to attitude of agents! 2 different listings for the same house. Even the photo of the front of the house shows who worked hardest or had better camera skills. I bet the big red car belongs to the agent, not the house!

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-69440344.html

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59520861.html

    I know who I'd go with if I was selling.
    Originally posted by ukmaggie45
    At least hide your manky slippers from the kitchen first (pic 4 of second link)
    • BM5118
    • By BM5118 15th Jan 19, 11:25 AM
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    BM5118
    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-68921059.html


    Not sure whats going on with the diagonal pictures. Makes me dizzy!
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 15th Jan 19, 11:32 AM
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    ScarletMarble
    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-68921059.html


    Not sure whats going on with the diagonal pictures. Makes me dizzy!
    Originally posted by BM5118
    Putting close up shots of dated lighting in pics 6 and 18 made me chuckle. Anyone with half a brain will replace both.
    • SallyDucati
    • By SallyDucati 15th Jan 19, 11:37 AM
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    SallyDucati
    'Putting close up shots of dated lighting in pics 6 and 18 made me chuckle. Anyone with half a brain will replace both.'


    And the old blue bathroom!

    Some of the pics are nearly horizontal - had to tilt my head!
    • Davesnave
    • By Davesnave 15th Jan 19, 11:45 AM
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    Davesnave
    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-68921059.html


    Not sure whats going on with the diagonal pictures. Makes me dizzy!
    Originally posted by BM5118
    Getz more in tho', dunnit?


    Crazy with this property though, as the USP is the building site, not the questionable lifestyle features.
    'There are places to go beyond belief'

    Neil Armstrong, apparently referring to worlds beyond the solar system.
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 15th Jan 19, 12:02 PM
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    NaughtiusMaximus
    Thought this was interesting as to attitude of agents! 2 different listings for the same house. Even the photo of the front of the house shows who worked hardest or had better camera skills. I bet the big red car belongs to the agent, not the house!

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-69440344.html

    https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-59520861.html

    I know who I'd go with if I was selling.
    Originally posted by ukmaggie45
    I wouldn't go with either. Even the better of the two couldn't be bothered with upstairs photos, measurements or a floorplan.
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