Location, location, location

Old Nov 27th 2011, 12:56 am
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I would rather buy this and build (if you can), probably cheaper in the long run:

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-...-35454569.html

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I would rather buy this and build (if you can), probably cheaper in the long run:

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-...-35454569.html
Another quarter million pounds to be habitable......
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No!

The cottage is unspoilt and retains its original character
Or in other words, the cottage has barely been touched since the 17th century and could fall down at any moment.
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Old Jan 5th 2012, 5:39 pm
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My find of the day

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Lovely indeed but it's been posted before . Oh well, nice to see it again.
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Another quarter million pounds to be habitable......
Nowhere near that amount imo, particularly as it's such a small cottage. We've just renovated our house which only had half a roof, no heating/bathroom/kitchen at all, floors collapsing, needed full rewiring, replumbing, etc, and which hadn't been lived in for 10 years - and we haven't spent anything like that!

Ours was described on the particulars as 'a particularly challenging refurbishment proposition' - and when an estate agent says that, you know it's bad!
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Nowhere near that amount imo, particularly as it's such a small cottage. We've just renovated our house which only had half a roof, no heating/bathroom/kitchen at all, floors collapsing, needed full rewiring, replumbing, etc, and which hadn't been lived in for 10 years - and we haven't spent anything like that!

Ours was described on the particulars as 'a particularly challenging refurbishment proposition' - and when an estate agent says that, you know it's bad!
Without revealing personal details, could you give us a rough estimate of your costs (perhaps £ per sq. ft/meter?) We are looking at an old Georgian house but we just have no idea about the cost of refurbs in the UK. It's much more expensive here in the US and I think that is making us over-estimate our UK costs.

The house we're looking at has a good roof, but no kitchen. It's broken into apartments currently, so will need new bathrooms and it has no heating at all.
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Without revealing personal details, could you give us a rough estimate of your costs (perhaps £ per sq. ft/meter?) We are looking at an old Georgian house but we just have no idea about the cost of refurbs in the UK. It's much more expensive here in the US and I think that is making us over-estimate our UK costs.

The house we're looking at has a good roof, but no kitchen. It's broken into apartments currently, so will need new bathrooms and it has no heating at all.
Our house is also Georgian, I'll send you a PM Sally.

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That was so helpful - thanks a million!
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Maybe


http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-...-33939383.html

£109000
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It's a nice little house Cheers but definitely "out there" and in the heart of Welsh-speaking Wales. I thought Llandeilo and places along the highway to Newtown were remote!
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It's a nice little house Cheers but definitely "out there" and in the heart of Welsh-speaking Wales. I thought Llandeilo and places along the highway to Newtown were remote!
The price was right.
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The price was right.
Cheap, but all ex-council houses are usually. Much prefer the last one you posted!
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A soso house but I like the village its in.

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-...-34619060.html

another nice peaceful village and cottage.

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-...-31494820.html

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This is nice and clean and cheerful.
I'm a sucker for a nice fireplace. £137,500

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-...-31099237.html
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