(Closed) What is your totally unrealistic fantasy dream home like?

posted 4 years ago in Home
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Mine has a ski hill in the back/on the side with a rope tow!

 

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Mine is a wooden house with straw-bale walls built by my husband. Custom furniture, big soaker bath, awesome wrap-around porch and plenty of room. Large kitchen with copper fittings, big table, workspace for days. You get the idea. And it would be in the woods up in the hills around here. With a pond so my Darling Husband can fish at will. It can’t happen though because you can get planning permission for a house made out of strawbales here and my Darling Husband isn’t a qualified builder, so technically he can’t build out house, even though he is certainly capable of it. Sigh.

Post # 5
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Sugar bee

Marking this for consideration and later posting!

Post # 6
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

This house and a dually truck and I’d be a super happy camper. 

 

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

A castle. 

I spend time mourning this dream.

Post # 8
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

old victorian house gutted and very modern inside. i’m sure it exists somewhere, or would be easy to do, just expensive.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@ajillity81:  Me too!

 

Ideally I’d like 5-6 bedrooms (enough for kids, guests, dedicated craft room for me and office for DH), 3-4 bathrooms (and someone to clean them), chef’s kitchen with amazing appliances and a 6-burner stove.  Basement movie theater with stadium seating.  Master bedroom with a cozy sitting/reading area.  And the master bath… would be enormous.  Double sinks, whirlpool tub, double shower with multiple jets, vanity table, skylight.  Oh, and a walk in closet!

Also a huge fenced yard.

 

I live in the Boston area…. something like this would only be, oh, $5 million…

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

My dreams:

Big wraparound porch

Nice big lot with a big back yard and lots of trees – preferably backing up to a forest. A stream would be good, too.

Master bathroom with a huge stand-alone tub for bubble baths 

Big kitchen with an island and plenty of counter space

A library – if we’re going to go all out, I want the one from Beauty and the Beast, but I’d settle for nice big one with shelves built into the walls.  Big leather chairs, a desk – the works.

A nice back deck with hot tub and a firepit in the backyard.

 

*Sigh* It looks like Darling Husband and I might settle in this area for good, which means some of that is nigh impossible.

Post # 11
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@Miss Fish: Mine is the ‘Cohen’ house from ‘The OC’. A girl can dream ๐Ÿ˜‰

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I would have a big house that has secret passage ways and hidden rooms all over the place! 

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Can’t exist, wildest fantasy house: Gorgeous townhouse in NYC with a private train corridor that goes directly to our families in Maryland…

Slightly more possible house: Music studio for Fiance, Artist’s Studio for me, Greenhouse, dressing rooms, super modern all white marble everything, bathtubs in every bathroom, gorgeous outdoor entertaining space and a roof deck, dumbwaiters! (I always love those!), elevator, gym… you know, the usual!

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I just know I want a nice master bathroom and a huuuuuuuuge kitchen. Two ovens and an island, oh yeah! I’m pretty easy to please. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

A lovely old, big house with stables and lots of land….

 

…and an oudoor and indoor schooling area.

 

…and a cross counrty course.

 

… and a lake :p

Post # 16
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

adnama +1 – Got to have those secret passageways!

Also on my list:

1. Storage, storage, storage.  That means a large walk-in closet in the MB, plus many well-designed, convenient, efficient storage areas throughout the house.

2. Land.  At least 3 acres, and preferably more.  Bonus points if there is a full running trail on the property. 

3. Tied into the above – huge organic vegetable garden and beautiful flower gardens.

4. Wrap-around porch – all the way around the house.

5. Turret(s), and these would house an expansive library.

6. Large, fully outfitted laundry / utility room.

7. Eat-in kitchen, big enough to bake, cook, and entertain to my heart’s content.

8. Home office…because I’ll be working until I’m 100 to pay for all of this… ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

 

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