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Post: # 245157Post mrsflibble
Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:47 pm

pelmetman wrote:So what about the NHBC guarantee :dontknow:
i think he;s accepted he wont get certification. basically if it's in woodland it will have clauses set by the local council stating that it can't be passed on, can't be mortgaged and can only be standing if the licensee (person who built it) is living in it, so when he dies or moves on, it will have to be destroyed.
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Post: # 245163Post pelmetman
Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:17 pm

mrsflibble wrote:
pelmetman wrote:So what about the NHBC guarantee :dontknow:
i think he;s accepted he wont get certification. basically if it's in woodland it will have clauses set by the local council stating that it can't be passed on, can't be mortgaged and can only be standing if the licensee (person who built it) is living in it, so when he dies or moves on, it will have to be destroyed.
My post was firmly tongue in cheek :mrgreen: ...............I would love to have the opportunity to build a house like that :cooldude:
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Post: # 245165Post mrsflibble
Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:21 pm

pelmetman wrote:
mrsflibble wrote:
pelmetman wrote:So what about the NHBC guarantee :dontknow:
i think he;s accepted he wont get certification. basically if it's in woodland it will have clauses set by the local council stating that it can't be passed on, can't be mortgaged and can only be standing if the licensee (person who built it) is living in it, so when he dies or moves on, it will have to be destroyed.
My post was firmly tongue in cheek :mrgreen: ...............I would love to have the opportunity to build a house like that :cooldude:

ahhhhh! sarcasm doesn't do so well in type hahahahaha!
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Post: # 245167Post pelmetman
Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:28 pm

mrsflibble wrote: i think he;s accepted he wont get certification. basically if it's in woodland it will have clauses set by the local council stating that it can't be passed on, can't be mortgaged and can only be standing if the licensee (person who built it) is living in it, so when he dies or moves on, it will have to be destroyed.
My post was firmly tongue in cheek :mrgreen: ...............I would love to have the opportunity to build a house like that :cooldude:[/quote]


ahhhhh! sarcasm doesn't do so well in type hahahahaha![/quote]

I didn't think I was being sarcastic :dontknow:.......................Oh well............ I learn somfink new every day :mrgreen:

I still think its a cool house :cooldude:

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Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:25 pm

have always wanted to do something like this.. http://www.instructables.com/id/House-i ... ass-bottl/
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:42 am

And me!

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Sun Oct 09, 2011 3:27 pm

bet it leaks !

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Post: # 246591Post matowakan
Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:21 pm

I want one too,maybe if I am a very good girl Father Xmas could bring me one!!!!!!

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Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:40 pm

Susie wrote:I want one too. And I have a friend who can speak Elvish so I think that qualifies me.
But can your friend go Aha and wiggle their hips whilst singing Jailhouse Rock, Blue sueade shoes and My teddy bear ??
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Post: # 246772Post old tree man
Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:16 pm

Thats fantastic i want one too
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Post: # 246796Post magicguitarman
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:01 am

I would love to build something like this for myself. It's a case of finding the land and the planning permission, or a way round it!

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Post: # 246886Post paul123456
Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:02 pm

Hello there ,

yeah looks nice , but he built it for 3000 ? what 3000 1000 ? No way for so little money to build it , look at the glass
in the windows , the shapes , that would cost 3k , further the details could not be made by anyone with no experience ,
it would also not be safe to live in , construction calculations for the roof load and fire regulations would have to be considered,
and then the army of civil servant's would have to give their approval .
Would be nice if it was possible to do such a thing though ,

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Post: # 270697Post magicguitarman
Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:30 pm

It certainly the planning regs on something like that that scare me.
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Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:33 am

For good reasons, they don't like people building houses in the open countryside. Having recently got permission to build in the woods after a 3 year process of proving that we have a viable business that requires residence, we would discribe the rules as well-intentioned but overly beaurocratic.
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