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Old 11-08-2017, 12:31 PM   #1
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Dream cottage....

the cottage of my dreams.
How I'd love for us to live there on that very spot. Sigh...



Do you have a house of your dreams?
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Old 11-08-2017, 01:11 PM   #2
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I kinda like the one below.

Nahhh... I'm kidding. I'm actually pretty fond of where I live right now.

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Old 11-08-2017, 01:34 PM   #3
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Yeah, I saw that cottage video a few weeks back.
I'm constantly looking at tiny homes and RV life videos on YouTube. Our current home is way to big for us now....if we can just do away with the prop tax everything would be fine...
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Old 11-08-2017, 03:48 PM   #4
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I have no desire at all to live in a tiny house. This is my dream home.
https://youtu.be/jG5BAAN8pTg
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:01 PM   #5
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Yeah, I saw that cottage video a few weeks back.
I'm constantly looking at tiny homes and RV life videos on YouTube. Our current home is way to big for us now....if we can just do away with the prop tax everything would be fine...
Toyota is moving their US Headquarters to about 8 miles from my house. The LA folk moving here from the old HQ are buying up our homes for double what we paid for them. My 1,620 SF custom home would be over a million out there.

If I do sell, I actually want a smaller home. That is VERY un-Texan. People here wonder how I live in my current "tiny" house. LOL They are amazed that I have two rooms I don't use.

Like others here, I am really drawn to the tiny-house movement, although I'm not sure I want to go all-in for an 80 SF house -- and don't care much for wheels on a house.

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Old 11-08-2017, 08:16 PM   #6
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Truth be told, since I'm dreaming, I'd like that adorable cottage I posted to be twice the actual size at 1200 sq ft. because then it would be perfect.

I personally can't see the point in the tiny houses on wheels, when you can easily purchase a tricked out large travel trailer with pop outs, and go anywhere with it.

That's an interesting concept you posted GG.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:57 PM   #7
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Sorry Kayelle, my dream kitchen wouldn't fit in that cottage.
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I seriously think that kitchen has more cupboards than mine!

It is a cutie, Kayelle. 1200 square feet would be better, though. I might be able to do that.
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Old 11-08-2017, 11:16 PM   #9
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Hmmm...what a fun thread! Interesting pictures posted! It's getting late and I'll have to think about what would be my forever dream home. All I know right now is that it would have to be single story - probably won't be wanting to climb stairs multiple times a day in my later years.
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Hmmm...what a fun thread! Interesting pictures posted! It's getting late and I'll have to think about what would be my forever dream home. All I know right now is that it would have to be one story.
An open layout 2-story seemed like a good idea when I built my current house -- in Texas. I basically built a brick and mortar hot air balloon. On the coldest days of winter, however few, it is 85 degrees upstairs, and 65 degrees downstairs. So, yes, if I had it to do again, my house would be one-story.

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Old 11-09-2017, 10:40 AM   #12
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Hmmm...what a fun thread! Interesting pictures posted! It's getting late and I'll have to think about what would be my forever dream home. All I know right now is that it would have to be single story - probably won't be wanting to climb stairs multiple times a day in my later years.
Since it's my dream home, of course my UFO houseboat will have an elevator
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I have no desire at all to live in a tiny house. This is my dream home.
https://youtu.be/jG5BAAN8pTg
But where would I put my books???
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Toyota is moving their US Headquarters to about 8 miles from my house. The LA folk moving here from the old HQ are buying up our homes for double what we paid for them.
I drove by the old Toyota headquarters yesterday on my way to Sam's Club and noticed all the Toyota signs and logos gone, and their huge lot empty. When I drove by just a week ago business seemed normal. It's a huge facility taking up an entire city block.
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By 'tiny home' I prefer one with a permanent foundation, and much larger than those built on a trailer platform.
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But where would I put my books???
There are four floors! Surely we can find space! (I need my books around me, too )
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Like others here, I am really drawn to the tiny-house movement, although I'm not sure I want to go all-in for an 80 SF house -- and don't care much for wheels on a house.
I don't mind the house-on-wheels idea. Think about it. If you really didn't like your neighbors, you could simply take your house and move it to a new neighborhood.

I would go batty in a house that was only 80 sq ft, though. I need more room than that for my wine collection alone.
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Since it's my dream home, of course my UFO houseboat will have an elevator
But of course!
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