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Posted: 5/5/2003 8:00:09 PM EST
What would it be like and where would it be? I need to be on the warm water in a semi rural location. The house needs to be decent sized 3000-4000sqft nice but not too nice (mansions just aint me)and a large LARGE yard. The house that Ed Norton had in the Red Dragon with a little custom work would probably fit the bill. Any idea what somthing like that in Florida might cost?
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[Last Edit: 5/5/2003 8:07:02 PM EST by SteyrAUG]
Probably kinda 2 story modern cabinish. Ideally somewhere with ALL the seasons but south enough that winter isn't 6 months long. Bible belt would be the perfect location but I could never live there. It would have to be rural enough so that I could have a 1000m range and obstacle course in the back yard but located close enough to civilization that I got decent restraunts, movie theaters, etc. I'm not sure a place like that exists.
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[Last Edit: 5/6/2003 8:24:20 AM EST by lordtrader]
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 2:57:09 AM EST
Originally Posted By lordtrader: Well since we are dreaming. In my dreams CA is primarily a Republican state and very pro-gun. Much like TX. But it keeps its easy going culture.
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I am satisfied with the house I have now but wish your dreams would come true.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 3:03:21 AM EST
At this point I'd settle for a broken down trailer in trailer park as long as it's in a free state.[}:D]
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 3:15:18 AM EST
anything that puts me close to civiliazation, I can't see my neighbors home, and be able to shoot out of my porch window. That would be ideal.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 4:14:48 AM EST
dream home? -close to the water as in FL or CA (maybe HI) -gun laws like here where I am now -weather like San Diego, CA -nice stocked lake -3000 sq.ft, big basement den, big shop/garage, 2-acre yard, indoor pistol range, 200 yd outdoor range, big bi-level party deck, pool, and cute young women (legal age of course) for neighbors.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 4:42:56 AM EST
I want a log cabin, two story, with a four car garage in the mountains of Colorado, or Tennessee. Must have a fireplace. Big front and back porch and....... NO NEIGHBORS FOR AT LEAST A MILE! So, when do my wife and I move in?
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I'm not picky. Ours is good enough for now. I just want it to be paid for. Soon :)
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 6:20:52 AM EST
Cottage on the Atlantic in the Florida Keys! Must have a nice shop for me to work in, and a 3 car garage. Other than that, my wife can choose.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 6:26:43 AM EST
Log home, modern log home you know, I don't want bark falling off the logs. Track lighting. Modern appliances. Skylights everywhere. Windows everywhere. Great view, next to ocean on a huge property. Every single room is on a different level, no one room goes into another without at least 1 step up or down. Just a thing. Full scale runway out back, smaller grass runway for R/C planes next to it. Acres and acres of gentle rolling hills covered with grass complete with a professional irrigation system to keep it all green. Outdoor pistol/rifle range with FDCC "active/reactive" type targets included. Skeet and trap too. I'm sure I'll be back to edit this one as I think of more.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 7:01:08 AM EST
not sure, but it would damn sure have a bud light swimming pool
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Link Posted: 5/6/2003 7:10:38 AM EST
Location: On 100 acres in the foothills of a western mountain range. With varied terrain and foliage. About 15 miles from a small city (10-15K pop) and 60 miles from a major city (100K plus). House: A bright airy one story 5 bedroom ranch approx 5,000 square feet. Big rooms, 8' ceilings, plenty of space, lots of closets and storage space. A large 3 car garage. Additional requirements: 1. A four position 100-200 yard rifle range and a four position 50 yard pistol range near, but not too near, the house. 2. A large barn sized outbuilding workshop with heat and power. Two thirds dedicated to a well stocked shop facility with woodworking, metal working and welding equipment. The other third dedicated to vehicle maintenance/restoration with a hydraulic lift, paint booth, etc. 3. A medium sized barn for a few horses. 4. Large tracts of public/BLM land adjoining my land for recreation/hunting with loads of elk, deer, and antelope. 5. A good sized creek/stream running through the property with a small lake stocked with rainbows and browns. I could go on and on...but that would be too selfish. That pretty much covers my dream home.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 7:13:37 AM EST
Originally Posted By Mona: My dream home would be somewhere with hardly and population and it would be self cleaning! Mona
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Who cares about self cleaning? That's what women are for. My dream home is a 3000 sq foot garage with an out house...in Arizona. Sgtar15
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 7:32:45 AM EST
Some refinements on the garage: 3 or 4 cars, 1 bay with pit or lift and plenty of tool space. Also need one those rooms converted into a gunsafe. Kitchen needs to have all stainless counters and appliances with sloping drained floor for super easy cleaning. The rest of the house can be duct-taped cardboard boxes for all I care so long as I have a nice place for the cars, guns and cooking.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 8:25:27 AM EST
Garage with a house attached, set on lovely property in the middle of Pismo beach, in a newly freed state of California. One of the new amendments to the state constitution would say "All must pay homage to BustinCaps, and leave him alone forever." All firearm/vehicle/tool/ammo companies would be required to give me a sample of each product they sell to ensure it is cool enough for my world. Just my humble vision.
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 9:04:35 AM EST
Everything else is of minor importance, if I can have my own indoor shooting range as a part of my home.
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Falling Water by FLW. Just too cool...
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 11:05:49 AM EST
Gotta be a castle on 500 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Looks something like Hogwarts from the Harry Potter Movies. Need a 5 acre lake to feed the moat. Also needs to be free and clear--no mortgage. /Dreaming on...
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 11:15:26 AM EST
Originally Posted By lordtrader: Well since we are dreaming. Mercedes CLK55,
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A very good dream, indeed! My wife loves hers, a 2002 model in Black Onyx with the dark blue Designo interior. I get to drive it when I am good which is not often!LOL
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 2:19:19 PM EST
refinished Titan II missile base! Setup with workshops and armory areas below and a range up top. Never have to get new siding. Wonder what you could do with the missile pit?
Link Posted: 5/6/2003 8:05:54 PM EST
This would do... [img]http://www.marerico.com/ludwigIIpictures/Neuschwanstein.jpg[/img] Take the tour: [url]http://www.marerico.com/neuschwanstein_castle.htm[/url]
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