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    The Only Way to Live in BKK


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    I love looking at houses and apartments like that. I think it would be a little too big for 1 person though

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    A truly stunning place with location at the forefront

    I'd save half my money tho and take this instead!

    http://www.rightmove.co.uk/overseas-...-40069543.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrPicky View Post
    A truly stunning place with location at the forefront

    I'd save half my money tho and take this instead!

    6 bedroom villa for sale in Koh Samui, Thailand

    And your coming to our place with 3 mil in your sky???????Hmmm starting to feign interest????55555555
    Custard should be a colour...cos I could then paint over the mess I've just made!!!

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    The only thing I liked about that place was the deck.... just had no warmth/comfort about it at all for me... felt sterile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waharoa View Post
    The only thing I liked about that place was the deck.... just had no warmth/comfort about it at all for me... felt sterile.
    I am the same.. Condos usually leave me cold.. The only thing I sometimes get impressed by is a really high up outdoor space / pool on the uber condos..

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    Same for me.

    Shows how different we all are.

    Would much prefer an open place on the beach with some jungle around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thin White Duke View Post
    Same for me.

    Shows how different we all are.

    Would much prefer an open place on the beach with some jungle around.
    hence why i "only way in bkk"
    i'd split the money and buy half size at each places
    i'd love to live on the beach but no way i couldn't be away from city altogether

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    Its not about the place....its how well you can FURINISH it! I think the Furnishings in the Samui Place might be a little better with the ocean at your property line.

    Marc you might get both places if this comes true...

    Thailand's Bubble Economy Is Heading For A 1997-Style Crash - Forbes

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    Personally.. I don't like places with interior design all shiny, clean, modern that way.. I like textures, wood, stone, ceramic, even raw and polished cement.. I like a place where you can put your feet on the table, where no one is going to freak if a dog jumps in the sofa, where your not looking for a coaster when you need to put your glass down.

    Places like the first one look good in a brochure, but doesn't feel like a welcoming place to live for me..

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimCA2 View Post
    Its not about the place....its how well you can FURINISH it! I think the Furnishings in the Samui Place might be a little better with the ocean at your property line.

    Marc you might get both places if this comes true...

    Thailand's Bubble Economy Is Heading For A 1997-Style Crash - Forbes
    Good article.. That's worth a repost in the economic threads..

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    Quote Originally Posted by LivinLOS View Post
    Personally.. I don't like places with interior design all shiny, clean, modern that way.. I like textures, wood, stone, ceramic, even raw and polished cement.. I like a place where you can put your feet on the table, where no one is going to freak if a dog jumps in the sofa, where your not looking for a coaster when you need to put your glass down.

    Places like the first one look good in a brochure, but doesn't feel like a welcoming place to live for me..
    i am weird where i like a bunch of different looks

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    Just seems too sterile to that kind of design.. Looks ok in a photo but hard to live in.

    A very rich guy I knew in holland had those kind of swank pads.. And as nice as they look, they were always stressing about things, always having to have these crazy expensive surfaces redone.. Just seemed like the whole thing caused them more distress than comfort.

    Also I remember reading somewhere how we have a whole bunch of positive mental (and physical) reactions to texture v absence of it.. That the natural world is all textured and the plain is unnatural to us.

    Wood, stone and textured finishes that don't show imperfections as they are imperfect already seem much more comfortable to live in personally.

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    Bit like me then. Looked at this refurbished house from the 1840s recently. More my style...
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    I like lots of natural materials to look at,stone,slate,timber,stuff with grains and organic patterns,

    Nothing to precious ,i like tables i can stand on,floors i can spill stuff on.

    spaces that are laid out in a way you have a choice to sit or lie,

    The pic is from my bedroom from a house I designed and helped build in oz
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    Quote Originally Posted by sundancekid View Post
    Bit like me then. Looked at this refurbished house from the 1840s recently. More my style...
    There's something very nostalgic about that.

    Like those charming little Greek houses. I personally wouldn't feel comfortable or at home in a multimillion dollar mansion.

    Give me places like this any day.



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    Quote Originally Posted by sundancekid View Post
    Bit like me then. Looked at this refurbished house from the 1840s recently. More my style...
    because Vancouver is insanely expensive i've been looking at refurbished character houses along the same lines
    like i said, i like a lot of different styles

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    Here's a great site that shows how expensive Vancouver is Crack Shack or Mansion?

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    This thread has a phantom post at 2.14 GTM time... by PTG

    You can see its there on the new post page... but when you click it... the post is gone. Strange?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waharoa View Post
    This thread has a phantom post at 2.14 GTM time... by PTG

    You can see its there on the new post page... but when you click it... the post is gone. Strange?
    Deleted by user at the same time you were browsing?
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