Hey, see this? The Silver Fox and I have another house in us. Well, I have two because I want a container house but apparently it would be too difficult to get through council.
So the Silver Fox was doodling
There were conversations had about style, orientation, windows.. " what would you do differently..?" sort of comments
There was more doodling
A bit of a costing was jotted down on another bit of paper
A real estate person was called and asked to value our current home
There were lots of 'hmmmms' and some 'double-hmmmms' to be heard
Solar, timber floors, white palette, white and silver outside, number of bedrooms...
There were some disagreements:
'No bloody heated towel rail crap'
'Oh really?' I always say this when there is going to be trouble from me. (It is all I wanted in this house)
Some more 'hmmmms' and we slept on it
So, currently we are just finding land, doing some costings. I want a small r-e-a-l-l-y clever house to suit two teenagers who may be staying until their mid-twenties. Well, best plan ahead
So, that is the brief: a clever, small house to suit 4 with 1 dog. Get the breeze right, the lighting right, the power points right, own bathrooms for the teenagers, 1 pool, perhaps a pool house....
What else? We have done it before. The skill will be to keep it timeless while ensuring a cost effective build.
Will keep you posted.
ciao for now
just Martha. X
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