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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:56 pm 
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dublife wrote:
muirgheasa wrote:

Boundary fence obviously one issue. What's the other? (I'm sure it's staring me in the face!)


From the text: "The roof of this property will need to be reduced by 18 inches."

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Eesh! Yes indeed, staring me in the face. That could be a tricky one alright!


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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:56 pm 
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If you are looking for inspiration for what to do with the back garden of this property, the next door neighbour's one could provide some inspiration.

https://www.daft.ie/cork/houses-for-sal ... k-1519687/

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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:54 pm 
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babbage wrote:
If you are looking for inspiration for what to do with the back garden of this property, the next door neighbour's one could provide some inspiration.

https://www.daft.ie/cork/houses-for-sal ... k-1519687/

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The expression "Holy Shit!" seems apt for this one.


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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:39 pm 
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Heard a good one from a workmate today - he was looking at new houses over the weekend and described one apartment (in Leopardstown I think ) as 'straight to rental'!


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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:37 am 
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Anyone for a medieval, Game of Thrones sort of style for your living room, bedrooms, etc.?
https://www.daft.ie/dublin/houses-for-s ... n-1541230/

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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:36 pm 
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Not bad, apart from the ugly couch. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:47 pm 
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I'm bidding on that with my sister.


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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:28 pm 
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I've passed remark on this house's monstrous (and non-matching) pillars before, and now its for sale we can see what's inside.

It's a remarkable snapshot of Ireland in 2008.

https://www.myhome.ie/residential/broch ... 15/4148793

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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:29 pm 
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mr_anderson wrote:
I'm bidding on that with my sister.

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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:25 pm 
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Eschatologist wrote:
I've passed remark on this house's monstrous (and non-matching) pillars before, and now its for sale we can see what's inside.

It's a remarkable snapshot of Ireland in 2008.

https://www.myhome.ie/residential/broch ... 15/4148793

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That’s some ugly brick. :sick:
Interior is horrible. I’d like to know who designed this so I can avoid them...


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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:03 pm 
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That’s some ugly brick. :sick:
Interior is horrible. I’d like to know who designed this so I can avoid them...

It looks like that because (according to the IT) it was designed to look like a hotel. High fives all round!

Ah, there's more glorious prose...

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-sty ... -1.3259372

There's a swimming pool in the basement but it's not pictured because....

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The basement would happily accommodate a fleet of vintage cars and has an unfinished swimming pool – ready to go but for tiling and a filtration system.
Cooke and his family are moving further out to the countryside, but the location here for him while travelling “was superb, because it’s 15 minutes to the airport in the mornings.”


15 minutes from the airport it is certainly not.

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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:40 pm 
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I could maybe live with the exterior if the interior wasn't so atrocious. Eye-juss, as a French girl I once knew would say.


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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:56 am 
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newirishman wrote:
Eschatologist wrote:
I've passed remark on this house's monstrous (and non-matching) pillars before, and now its for sale we can see what's inside.

It's a remarkable snapshot of Ireland in 2008.

https://www.myhome.ie/residential/broch ... 15/4148793

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That’s some ugly brick. :sick:
Interior is horrible. I’d like to know who designed this so I can avoid them...


New Fire Brigade Hq anyone?


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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:57 am 
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Are they selling that thing as a gaff or a hotel? Great gaff for a family who don't like each other.

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 Post subject: Re: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:21 pm 
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We should all aspire to needing a pair of binoculars to watch TV.


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