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Describe your perfect house

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Guest_143532, 10 November 2013.

  1. Guest_143532

    Guest_143532 Guest

    If you have a picture that would be great too, but Id like to know what your perfect house would have :)
  2. megumidesu

    megumidesu Well-Known Member

    anything / anywhere as long as my favorite people in the world are there
  3. Spellbound

    Spellbound Well-Known Member


    This little place would be just fine.
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    Naaahh just kidding xD

    This one looks ideal to me :)
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  5. Raptoress

    Raptoress Well-Known Member Staff Member

    If money were no object...







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  6. Spellbound

    Spellbound Well-Known Member

    Does anyone watch Grand Designs? Some of the things people come up with are amazing. Mind you, some are unutterably stupid too.:D

    (And they're ALL over budget)
  7. Raptoress

    Raptoress Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Some of the designs are incredible, but I don't like how hoity-toity the presenter (and the programme) is. All the houses on there cost a minimum of a million pounds.
  8. Spellbound

    Spellbound Well-Known Member

    Yes, that's true. I suppose that's the only way they can get something flashy enough to be able to justify making the programme.
  9. Peregrine

    Peregrine Well-Known Member

    Probably a hobbit home such as the one in Wales. Although I would prefer a bit more space - a lounge or a library, a couple bedrooms, a dining hall (I want my dining table to seat at least 10 people) and an attached sauna cottage with room for sleep over guests is a must. And I want my rooms to be a bit taller than your average hobbit rooms. I'm 5'7 and I don't want to be able to touch the ceiling, lol. Also, lots of colour! Way more than these pictures have! Ideally this thing would be overlooking a lake or a bit bigger pond, where one could swim and fish and canoe. In the garden bit next to the front door I'd have tomatoes and cucumbers and rhubarb and some roots, potatoes, carrots, pumpkin maybe... A few different types of herbs too, and in the summer I could have chillies and strawberries. Plum and apple trees and different currants all over the yard!

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    I love the last picture. That window and the view is just amazing.
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  10. Raptoress

    Raptoress Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I love how we have just established that me and Peregrine are like chalk-and-cheese
  11. Peregrine

    Peregrine Well-Known Member

    Haha yeah I was thinking that when I was posting these pictures. "Wolfie would never have living wood in his house!" In fairness I'm not entirely sure I'd enjoy having indoor trees either, though I do like wood as a material. I also think these people can't really decorate, but I do love a proper cozy, well-lived and loved house.
  12. Raptoress

    Raptoress Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I actually do like wood, especially wood flooring. The beauty of minimalism is you can incorporate a lot of materials into the style without it losing its taste.


  13. Peregrine

    Peregrine Well-Known Member

    Those two are very scandinavian in style. Very much something like my aunt's home actually.

    Wooden floor boards is a must, though mine need to be at least 100 years old, or self made. :D
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  14. cali

    cali Well-Known Member

    I dont think I could have one perfect house.

    One would be an apartment in NYC, London and Melbourne.

    The other would be a beach hut (think more mansion) on some tropical island maybe in Thailand.
  15. Raptoress

    Raptoress Well-Known Member Staff Member

    cocktails anyone?

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  16. Spellbound

    Spellbound Well-Known Member

    Dry Manhattan, if you please.
  17. Jamie

    Jamie Jai Staff Member

    A Bungalow
  18. Raptoress

    Raptoress Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Conversely, I think people should put their "nightmare" homes, too.





    ^^ floral patterns, yuck!


    The most important room in house is the kitchen, and it has to be large and open-plan. This is a horrific kitchen.


    lack of light kills for me. Dingy homes = big no no.

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  19. Spellbound

    Spellbound Well-Known Member

    Damn, those are bad, but this would be worse:

  20. Raptoress

    Raptoress Well-Known Member Staff Member

    free room and board, though :)
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