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I have found the best renovation project ever

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Hassled Sat 26-Sep-09 10:04:11

Here Currently available for the reserve price of £650K having failed to sell at auction. Local rag reckons £1M needed to get it sorted

There is a slight technical hitch in that a)I have never done a renovation project other than a slightly dodgy 1930s semi and b)I currently have about £165 available, rather than the £1,650,000 I'd need.

But wouldn't it be amazing? I can see Kevin there in his hard hat already.

noddyholder Sat 26-Sep-09 10:06:44

Lets see if we can buy it between all of us.I have a fiver (it is fantastic btw)

mustrunmore Sat 26-Sep-09 10:09:45

Omg its lovely! But you know, even if I had that much money, how much % return would you get? Not that I'd ever sell it, I'd live there forever grin

Hassled Sat 26-Sep-09 10:10:45

Top idea - Mumsnet Manor .

MNHQ could relocate, we could get chickens, there's space for the horsey people to do their stuff...

warthog Sat 26-Sep-09 10:11:37

i think you'd get quite a lot for it, surely more than the cost of renovation. although depends on how over-the-top you go in renovating.

looks gorgeous.

Wonderstuff Sat 26-Sep-09 10:14:50

It is beautiful. If my numbers come up tonight.. Loving the idea of MN Manor.

Hassled Sat 26-Sep-09 10:19:09

I'd forgotten the lottery, which is bad because most of my long term financial planning is based around me winning the lottery. Right, must buy a ticket.

noddyholder Sat 26-Sep-09 10:23:32

Can we have lefties lofts and daily mail dungeon?

Hassled Sat 26-Sep-09 10:25:15

We'd need some sort of clearing in the woods to be an open air AIBU forum. Or maybe it could be decided through jousting.

jeanjeannie Sat 26-Sep-09 10:39:49

Jousting - definately. I've got about £2.40 knocking about in loose change under the sofa cushions...I'll throw that into the pot.

fanjolina Mon 28-Sep-09 19:57:42

great idea. I've got a spare million I could donate to the project.... my dreams grin

rebl Mon 28-Sep-09 20:12:33

Lovely smile. I found a £1 in the cupboard under the stairs in my clear out on Sunday. I'll donate that grin.

Fleecy Tue 29-Sep-09 17:15:01

Ooh this is near me - perhaps if I helped out with a spot of DIY I could have a share without putting money in?

Not that I'm any good at DIY but I'm also skint grin

FimboFortunaFeet Tue 29-Sep-09 17:58:57

I must be the lone voice, I think it looks creepy. I would be scared, mind you if you lot are all there too it would be kind of ok I guess grin

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