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My favourite period for houses is probably 1900-1940 ish. Good substantial solid looking homes in now leafy mature suburbs.

Things like this

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-29994230.html

or this

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-19690636.html

Lots of different design cues.

I actually quite like the look of Redrows new 'heritage range' for a volume house builder anyway. (yes, i know theyre just dolled up newbuilds)

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Oh if we're playing nice this one is lovely

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-30113222.html

Forget it. It's a listed building. I bet they wouldn't let you put stone cladding or a car port on it.... :D

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Hugh bloody laurie :lol:

He loooks better than 20 years ago i admit, but still...

I have just watched the last episode of series 6. Time to start watching them all over again :)

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Forget it. It's a listed building. I bet they wouldn't let you put stone cladding or a car port on it.... :D

I think the gloucester one has a heated garage

:)

And I have drooled over that one in Poxwell, Dorchester, Dorset but the name puts me off a bit :)

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Sadman, both the links are 'Arts and Craft' houses (especially the second one) a high point where style met quality build standards, even if they're long in the tooth insulation and heating wise. Don't confuse McDonalds high ironic new builds with the old stuff, a completely different class. Only the double glazing will be better.

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Built with the sweat of Victorians :D

Made in 1894 and has cavity walls so not too bad for efficiency.

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Isn't there already a cheap replica in California ??

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And didn't Ludwig II get assigned to the mad house because the upper crust in Bavaria couldn't accept that a monarch would go bankrupt building vanity projects?

Finally, as Brits, don't we take excpetion to Wagnerian overtones when it comes to anything in Germany?

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Built from shipping containers

That is awesome. Talk about inventive design. Nice little swim lane (I am presuming its one of those constant flow things) and it looks really nice. Where is it?

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Isn't there already a cheap replica in California ??

magic-kingdom-address.jpg

And didn't Ludwig II get assigned to the mad house because the upper crust in Bavaria couldn't accept that a monarch would go bankrupt building vanity projects?

Finally, as Brits, don't we take excpetion to Wagnerian overtones when it comes to anything in Germany?

Come off it, the USA one is way better. It has a 5 foot mouse living in it, and a theme park next door.

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I tend to like Edwardian era houses. For me, they offer the best balance of being well-built and aesthetically pleasing; and having the period features and architecture. e.g.:

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-27396754.html

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-27028426.html

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-27028297.html

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On a related note, why is it that the nicest smaller (single or couple) homes on the market are those built by earlier generations for their poor?

For instance, around here it's Duke of Bedford cottages.

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hw can someone live thr !!

Goths with a flair for modern architecture and voyeurism.

I bet the ghosts in the graveyard love it. Big full height windows, no privacy, view of couples sh*gging in the beds you can see against the windows.

Strange choice of design. But it is the dead centre of Highgate Village.

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