Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Why downsize...



When you can rightsize!

Following in the grand tradition of Green and Green, this Altadena charmer features tongue-and-groove construction, handcrafted cabinetry, riverrock fireplace, and sophisticated ventilation system.

Bring your toolkit and a little imagination. But hurry, this one will go fast.

27 comments:

  1. You missed your calling as a real estate agent. *smile* This one has a certain quirky charm.

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  2. Now, that's a house I would fight a bear for!

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  3. Did you take a trip up here and not tell me???

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  4. I would call this "tongue in cheek" construction.

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  5. It looks like they're doing an extensive update and renovation - they'll be back they've just gone to Lowe's for some parts.

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  6. That's so funny!
    Quit peeking over the fence!

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  7. Tongue in cheek construction - love it, Petrea. Karin, perhaps this is the hideaway of illegal deer hunter Ram-bro?

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  9. I'm actually rather in love with this place. And Idiot Gardener, put up your dukes -- there's usually bear scat on the porch. Maybe it's Smokey's house.

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  10. Oh, yeah, gotta trade in the ol' homestead for this one!

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  11. LOL. guess this "down economy" is making the market tough for sellers!

    with your prompting post from the other day, I ventured out to my couple of favorite spots of "look honey we could surely afford THAT one".

    Guess the "cash for clunkers" applied to houses and shacks too---every LAST one of them, demolished!

    dang!

    wv: daism...too easy to make it a southernism so...daism...it WAS going to be "daismashedupmycrappyhouse" but it was chopped due to lack of funding

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  12. I don't know. How is it rodent wise? I like pets.

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  13. How did you get a photo of the log cabin that the Chieftess has in escrow?

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  14. I always wanted to live in a log cabin. Bear scat on the porch is a real bonus.

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  15. Oh, say, if there's a bidding war, maybe I'll take some shots of the interior. That should jack up the price...

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  16. That add-on wing to our right might be a good mother-in-law apartment.

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  17. Sadly, this is nicer than some of the for sale properties we've been seeing here in Chicago lately.

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  18. wonder about the history here? Gold miner's shack? Gangster getaway? Hippie hive? Or is this your personal love shack? :)

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  19. so the other day, I showed an elderly friend the pic of the previous shack. Then showed her this one this morning.

    Let's just say her eyesight isn't great---she asked if it were the same house.

    I explained that no, this one didn't have the fenced yard and had much more A/C than the previous one. We proceeded to giggle and point out differences.

    But wait, it gets better! She then grabbed the local paper and started looking for houses I might be able to afford...more uproarious laughter as the first place she found was a "little" place for "only" $7.5M...don't know if that included the land or not. Had to tell my friend I'll have to stick with AH---she finds me "affordable" housing!

    thanks for providing gals a lot of laughter with your lovely descriptors of these...uhm, mansions!

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  20. Trish, I think Kenny Mac is right. It's my looooove shack. Wait until you see the interior, because I have the key...

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  21. lol..ok, Karin, I'll let YOU keep your love shack...but promise to keep looking, I just KNOW there's affordable housing in Altadena! ;-)

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  22. You clean it up, make it solid, and I'll live there. Well, I would if it were up to me.

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  23. Thanks for reminding us that we're still in a housing crisis.

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