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Old 07-27-2012, 02:18 PM   #11
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I love
1. The fact that there are no stairs that I have to climb.
2. The size and layout of the rooms
3. The patio
4. The French doors just in from the entrance.
5. Having a window at my kitchen sink
6. Two bathrooms!

I would leave:
1. The size of the kitchen (we are going to fix that with a major reno in the fall or spring)
2. The fireplace - I love them but this is wood burning and we are not allowed to convert. Wood burning affects my asthma big time!
3. The amount of storage space
4. The fact the washer and dryer are in the hallway to the bedrooms and it is difficult (not impossible) to close this off.
5. The fact that this is a lease-hold property and while we buy and sell it on our own, we have more rules to follow than a strata-title, can't get a mortgage or use it as collateral (not that we need to) and they are slow sellers.
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:32 PM   #12
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-Flat land instead of the steep hillside property (but also don't want to lose the city views)
-Single story instead of two stories
-Wish I had a large wood workshop instead of our large unused rec room turned storage room
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:41 PM   #13
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Things I love about my home;

A front deck for cooking, eating, entertaining, sitting by a fire, etc. (we recently made this change from a small front porch)

My kitchen.

The fact that it is a two story with a full basement.

Our new landscaping that allows me to have more flowers.

Country living

Things I don't like;

Carpet-can't wait to pay off the house so we can get wood floors.

Too many white walls. Really should do some painting.

Not enough garage space (we have a 3-car attached garage, and no room for my car inside.) We need another building-but that has to wait until the house is paid off too. ;)
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Old 07-29-2012, 11:23 PM   #14
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I live in an apartment, I'd like to leave the whole darn thing.

I want CWS's closet, at least two of them.
My gourmet, live-in, eat-in kitchen, I've always dreamed about. I could be describing this till December.
A Master bath with just a shower, two separate vanities (I want to use old refinished dressers as vanities with a sinks added, I don't care if they match).
A second full bath with tub and shower.
Sound-proofed music room for Shrek.
Library.
Outdoor kitchen/patio flower garden, herb garden with fountain.
My own clutter room.

And a separate guest house.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:11 AM   #15
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I live in an apartment, I'd like to leave the whole darn thing.

I want CWS's closet, at least two of them.
And a separate guest house.
+1 I have a separate building that could be a guest house...first I used it as my "loom house" and then it was converted to a kennel building when I was fostering spare Saint Bernards, and is now a chicken house! (one-third of it), the rest is my trunk room (as my grandmother called the part of her chicken coop that wasn't used for chickens but was a separate room). It has water and heat, just needs the plumbing for a bathroom. It has 220 so hooking up a stove would be a no brainer. And, the chickens have a separate entrance and there are walls between their area and the rest of the space, but then, I'd have to have guests!
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:35 AM   #16
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I prefer a walk in crystal enclosed shower, our new master bath does not have a tub, as it is un-necessary ...

Bath tubs are good for my grandsons and grand daughter when they visit who are still young, however, for me, I do not have time to sit and do nothing. So, the main full bathrm has a bath tub, which I will never use.

We prefer the new shower, which is quite vanguard.

So, bathrms done.

Kitch and dining rm in works ... However, shall continue after our trip for 3 days and 2 nites, to take a break together.

Good post.
Ciao, Margaux.
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Old 07-30-2012, 01:46 PM   #17
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+1 I have a separate building that could be a guest house...first I used it as my "loom house" and then it was converted to a kennel building when I was fostering spare Saint Bernards, and is now a chicken house! (one-third of it), the rest is my trunk room (as my grandmother called the part of her chicken coop that wasn't used for chickens but was a separate room). It has water and heat, just needs the plumbing for a bathroom. It has 220 so hooking up a stove would be a no brainer. And, the chickens have a separate entrance and there are walls between their area and the rest of the space, but then, I'd have to have guests!
Lol. I just had to reply to this. Don't get me wrong, but my guests would stay less time of I told them that the guest bed room was in the chicken coop! At least they wouldn't stay too long!
My guest bedroom is in the basement. Most of the basement is unfinished and a great storage area, but the guest bedroom is mostly finished. Sometimes we call it the dungeon. :D
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Old 07-30-2012, 02:33 PM   #18
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My uncles slept in the room off the chicken coop. Maybe that's why they both enlisted in the Navy...
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:07 PM   #19
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Lose the husband
Keep the kiddo

Oh, material things? well in that case....

I like my wooden floors and back patio :) Other then that the house is too small. I want another bathroom, another bedroom, a slightly bigger kitchen with better lighting!
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Old 07-31-2012, 12:04 AM   #20
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Close to what I have in mind for a kitchen.
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