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24-04-2018, 15:35   #61
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BBC piece on the new Co-Living trend in London. The journalist isn't too enamoured by them. £2,800 a month to live in one in Chelsea. That is just insanity. Would be interested in the comments from the planners.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43090849
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I would turn into a serial-killer if i had to live in something like that.
Absolute nightmare

I hope "Leo & Murphs" don't see that or that's the future.......

I have a vague recollection of reading about some sort of communal living townhouse or maybe it was a Georgian House before Christmas in Dublin though? Or maybe I'm just going batty from a severe lack of sleep at the moment.
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I hope "Leo & Murphs" don't see that or that's the future.......

I have a vague recollection of reading about some sort of communal living townhouse or maybe it was a Georgian House before Christmas in Dublin though? Or maybe I'm just going batty from a severe lack of sleep at the moment.
You're not going mad! It's to be in Fitzwilliam Square, supposedly opening in March though I haven't read anything about it opening yet. https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-...in-2-1.3351963
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Not sure if this featured on the old one. Fancy living in someone's converted shed?

http://www.daft.ie/cork/houses-for-s...-cork-1683960/

OK it's a bit better than a shed but it's not worth the asking- €105,000 for 25 sqm.

Looks like a 70s Irish bungalow for a hobbit.


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Was looking at the rest of the pics of that house (with interior balcony). Mother of God it looks like they hired Stevie Wonder to do the interior decorating. Hideous.
Ah now Stevie would do a better job.

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I'd say Mr. McMansion ran out of money.
Sadly after they had fooked it up and not before.

It is nice to see that we aren't running short of material for the new thread.
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I hope "Leo & Murphs" don't see that or that's the future.......

I have a vague recollection of reading about some sort of communal living townhouse or maybe it was a Georgian House before Christmas in Dublin though? Or maybe I'm just going batty from a severe lack of sleep at the moment.
Of course that is the future.
It is the elite's dream to fcuk the plebs with as many as they can get away with in a building resembling a prison and bill them €2500 a month for the privilege.
Cant have people with reasonable salaries expect to be able to buy or rent something on their own. Stick them in battery cages.
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It depends on what you'd want from it. Personally I'd be tearing down a lot given the pics and the layout.

Not all of the furniture is crap but a lot of it is. Removing that would be a huge start. Cost next to nothing.
Paint architrave and skirting the same colour or at least a colour that matches the door. Cost very little.
Get rid of church like stands each side of the front door. Cost very little.
Remove pillars and patch floor and ceiling. Would cost a few bob alright.
Arrange furniture so that you were looking at the telly and not with it behind you. Wouldn't cost much.
Change stove surrounds. That marble looks crap. Might not be mad expensive to cover up.
Throw pelmets into stream. No cost.
Tear down balcony and throw into stream. Some cost.
Making good damage caused by tearing down balcony. Would cost a fair bit.
Remove shutters on windows.
If I had plenty of money I'd change all the doors in the house so that they were all the same style/colour but it wouldn't be a deal breaker as is.
Repaint entire inside of the house magnolia.

You'd do all of that for between €10k and €20k (apart from the doors) and you'd have a nice enough house inside.

There's an unreal amount of landscaping needed outside but the place has potential.
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Why build it that close to the river. It looks like it's in danger of falling in
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And a gold microwave.
A gold microwave.

Yup already spotted and noted Don't forget the matching toaster ...


Here are some additional photos from Sherdyfitz
Including the outside

http://www.sherryfitz.ie/residential...01?view=photos

Google maps streetview has the house at foundation level ....

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Why build it that close to the river. It looks like it's in danger of falling in
Or as the normal case in Ireland- flooding...
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In fairness the gold microwave is probably brushed silver and the reflection from the light makes it look gold.

Take out all the furniture and you have a house that's instantly improved. To fully improve it would be a big task, for example the shape of those windows would drive me batty.
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In fairness the gold microwave is probably brushed silver and the reflection from the light makes it look gold.

Take out all the furniture and you have a house that's instantly improved. To fully improve it would be a big task, for example the shape of those windows would drive me batty.
Alas they do exist

Search gold microwave for a few options

Tbh there's not much I personally like about the house as it stands from the religous style convent design, the lack of any real landscaping and the interior layout whilst ok would be a nightmare to keep up imo. I also wonder was the outside going to be painted at some stage?

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What’s with the huge gap under the front door? Plus the need for a gas heater in the sitting room with the pillars, makes me think it could be freezing.
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Looks like a recent macmansion to me judging by the state of it and the site its built on, what makes you think it was a church?
Someone should have had a word at this stage
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^^^

Didnt get better after that, did it?
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Yup already spotted and noted Don't forget the matching toaster ...


Here are some additional photos from Sherdyfitz
Including the outside

http://www.sherryfitz.ie/residential...01?view=photos

Google maps streetview has the house at foundation level ....



Or as the normal case in Ireland- flooding...
Ok what is with the double opening doors all over the place.
That works in great old houses where the doors are wide enough to drive a horse and buggy through, not in a standard size door or just a bit bigger.
They would do your head in to always have to open and close the two.

Those pillars. WTF

The window shapes, was the owner trying to convey a convent or something.
I guess the crosses on gables does take that religious theme a bit further.
Maybe the owner was trying to ward off evil and vampires, but all they did was ward off taste.
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To be fair....if you look at the Sherry Fitz Pic, the microwave and the toaster aren't actually gold- they're standard silver; it's whatever is in the room is reflecting off them that gives the impression they're gold.


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BBC piece on the new Co-Living trend in London. The journalist isn't too enamoured by them. £2,800 a month to live in one in Chelsea. That is just insanity. Would be interested in the comments from the planners.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43090849
The idea of living in one of these places on a temporary basis actually seems okay to me. However, it only makes sense if the price is cheap enough to allow you to save. The cost of these places is nuts! From £1000 to £2800 a month for a student dorm?
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