Sunday, 10 October 2010

The vision

I did a little flathunting on the internet this morning to see what else was around in our price range, just for shits and giggles.  Luckily I didn't find anything anywhere near as good as our flat which made me super happy. 

But I did find some absolutely amazing London warehouse flats in the >£1.5m range, which represent the style and feel that we are looking for in our place (at 1/10th the size of course).

The first one, my favourite, comes as an entire building. Oh yes.  And for only £1.55m.
No overhead kitchen cupboards!  For months I have been wrestling with the guilt that by not installing overhead cupboards in my own (tiny) kitchen I would potentially by opening myself up to endless suffering and eventually regret on the day I finally have to leave a can of baked beans on display. But I'm so in love with the clean look it creates I think I'll just stop eating beans instead.

Lamps. Enough said. 

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This second one is perfectly located near Old st.  Although it is in a slightly too-large building, it is the penthouse and so there would be no worries about noisy neighbours above.  This one will set you back just under £1.6m, but apparently spending that extra £1.3m gets you a second bedroom and study.  And another 170m2.  And 2 roof terraces.
Look at those radiators!  Having a radiator nonchalantly sitting in the middle of the room is clearly just there to shout at less fortunates "we have so much space we can stick one of these wherever we want!"

What I wouldn't give for old floorboards.  And is that a kitchen pod I spy!

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There is just too much here that makes me want to weep with joy.  A lot of it is in the character of the building itself, such as the roof beams, windows and just the damn size of the thing, which we can't replicate in our flat.  But hopefully the overall feel will be similar when we're done.

Please note, if you are interested in purchasing either of these properties, I'll be happy to take a finder's fee from you.

1 comment:

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