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to want to buy this house for the dividing doors in the reception room alone?

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FlouncingMintyy Wed 27-Feb-13 23:01:16


countrykitten Thu 28-Feb-13 11:25:41

What are you showing off in your glass cases and your vitrine? Intrigued.

yuleheart Thu 28-Feb-13 11:28:52

love the dividing doors, love the bathroom, love the loft room.

Do not like the look of the back garden or the area

countrykitten Thu 28-Feb-13 11:30:44

But apparently it's a much better area than the whole of Wales....

countrykitten Thu 28-Feb-13 11:31:07

Looks pretty rough to me and the crime stats are dreadful.

impecuniousmarmoset Thu 28-Feb-13 11:37:05

The doors would look ok in a grand country house or an old municipal library - which is no doubt where they came from originally - but they look ridiculous in a small Victorian terrace imo - totally out of place. Not massively keen on any of the decor. The modernist house on the other hand looks great, but sadly neglected.

cantspel Thu 28-Feb-13 11:40:39

The modernist house has a great garden but i am not a great lover of open plan living. It looks cold and a nightmare to heat.

MarmaladeTwatkins Thu 28-Feb-13 11:42:23

Bloody Nora shock

A thread. About dividing doors. Has gone awry.

Baffledandbewildered Thu 28-Feb-13 12:03:12

Haha thought the house looked familiar !!!! I moved from this street 12 years ago . Very nice smile

Baffledandbewildered Thu 28-Feb-13 12:09:11

Its not in plumstead its blackheath . They are about 2 miles apart !!

CockyFox Thu 28-Feb-13 12:34:56

That's a lovely house, I was all set to post that not knowing London very well I was surprised that it cost so little ( a nice 3 bedroom near my parents in the midlands would cost nearly that) then I came on to see the comments about the area.

twitchycurtains Thu 28-Feb-13 12:42:40

Not keen on the house, however I would love to live in a house with 2reception roons or at least a frigging door between the living room and kitvhn/dining room-I hate open plan living, I dream of doors and walls.

FlouncingMintyy Thu 28-Feb-13 12:45:06

Pmsl countrykitten
OBVIOUSLY I was being offensive to demonstrate to cantspel how offensive she had been. You can't honestly have thought I was being serious? Not ^really?? shock.

And of course I don't mind if people don't like the house or even hate it. I haven't argued with anyone else who doesn't like it, have I? Its not my house, I don't even know Plumstead at all well. I just happen to like those room dividers.

FlouncingMintyy Thu 28-Feb-13 12:47:05

"FM - please explain why you have used racist remarks in this thread. Really not impressed. Shows a rather high level of stupidity on your part."

Oh ha ha haaaaa!

twilight3 Thu 28-Feb-13 12:49:03

I like the dividing doors but the house is a bit.... well.... cosy to say the least wink

Fallenangle Thu 28-Feb-13 12:50:36

Its what my dad calls 'brewers taste'.

grovel Thu 28-Feb-13 12:52:59

I imagine welsh people would like the dividing doors.

WhatchaMaCalllit Thu 28-Feb-13 12:56:08

What do you think of this ad then (property for sale in Dublin):

Timetoask Thu 28-Feb-13 12:58:28

really old fashioned... horrible... sorry

Hullygully Thu 28-Feb-13 13:00:46


FlouncingMintyy Thu 28-Feb-13 13:01:30

Only boring people get bored, did you Mum not tell you that Hully?

currentbuns Thu 28-Feb-13 13:02:12

Well I'd say the derelict dump in Dublin probably has more potential than the Plumstead one.

KobayashiMaru Thu 28-Feb-13 13:02:29

yeah but Howth is a seriously desirable area and once renovated that house could be worth a fair bit, even in this market.

Hullygully Thu 28-Feb-13 13:03:18



Maryz Thu 28-Feb-13 13:05:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Hullygully Thu 28-Feb-13 13:06:19

well they do have leeks growing out of their ears and go to chapel when they aren't coal mining

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