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Sandbanks Developer Builds Two 16Ft Wide Houses Just 10 Inches Apart 3 Bed / 3 Bathrooms

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2635079/Tiny-gap-market-Sandbanks-developer-builds-two-16ft-wide-houses-just-10-inches-apart-squeezes-three-bedrooms-three-bathrooms-each.html

  • The two homes were built on the site of a single property on the sought-after peninsula in Poole, Dorset
  • Houses, nicknamed Tom and Jerry, have gone up for sale with an asking price of £745,000 each
  • Properties boast an open plan kitchen, storage basement and compact spiral staircases to maximise space
  • Developer says they would be ideal for families wanting a holiday home in the area, where homes often cost £4m
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Bargain. Snap up quick.

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What, like an ant?

Ha! :blink:^_^ ! Surely they would have been better as semis, with such a small gap!

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What the ****** where they thinking. How are you going to paint between the houses or even just maintain the property.

They might as well have made them semi-detached.

Anyone that buys these monstrosities is an idiot.

Checked the rightmove link, how disappointed are you going to be when you go to view and realize the picture is of two houses not one.

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With semis, you can hear the neighbour, which is not the greatest. Especially if they are a mental (which, having paid 3/4 a million for a holiday camp chalet they will be). Mind you, the motive for making it "detached" in this way will definitely not have been to make life better for the occupants.

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If they'd built one larger house, instead of two smaller ones, would it not have sold for more anyway!?!?

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They don't look very nice.....what is it about them that makes anyone what to spend and/or borrow money to buy one?....I do wonder sometimes. :wacko:

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Sandbanks is a red hot area - money with sense generally don't come with the buyers. They will probably sell like hot cakes.

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Sandbanks is a red hot area - money with sense generally don't come with the buyers. They will probably sell like hot cakes.

Somebody with the money could buy both, either join them together or knock both down and build something better.

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If they'd built one larger house, instead of two smaller ones, would it not have sold for more anyway!?!?

Location isn't super-prime. You need seafront to really attract the people with more money than sense.

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