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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-20-07 06:23 AM
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41. a strawbale house built around a inner courtyard
so every room opens onto a plant filled courtyard with a fountain

active and passive solar heating, lots of tile that has water pipes that run under it for cooling in the summer and heat in the winter

lots of windows and a little space on the roof for hubby's telescope and cool breezes in the evening

and it would have a small root cellar to store my onions and taters from the garden

this desert lot would be fine but i need to add some pecan trees
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  -Describe your dream home. bob_weaver  Feb-18-07 05:21 PM   #0 
  - Drywall would be nice...  Omphaloskepsis   Feb-18-07 05:33 PM   #1 
  - mine's a farm  stuntcat   Feb-18-07 05:35 PM   #2 
  - I would like a home with a basement  KitchenWitch   Feb-18-07 05:39 PM   #3 
  - 100 year old Victorian  dropkickpa   Feb-18-07 05:46 PM   #4 
  - Can I move in with you?  XemaSab   Feb-18-07 05:53 PM   #7 
  - Me too!  lildreamer316   Feb-18-07 06:30 PM   #8 
     - Oh, it would definitely be brick!  dropkickpa   Feb-18-07 07:03 PM   #18 
     - It snows there?  XemaSab   Feb-18-07 07:19 PM   #20 
        - Only on Christmas.  lildreamer316   Feb-18-07 08:50 PM   #31 
  - Other than the fact that I want roses and herbs in my yard, and my  crim son   Feb-18-07 06:43 PM   #12 
  - House built into a berm or a hillside.  JonathanChance   Feb-18-07 05:50 PM   #5 
  - First of all it would be on a large piece of land  XemaSab   Feb-18-07 05:51 PM   #6 
  - Two requirements:  Chan790   Feb-18-07 06:34 PM   #9 
  - ROFL  OhioBlues   Feb-20-07 06:20 AM   #40 
  - I just want a one level condo, maybe 2 bedrooms, accessible laundry room  CTyankee   Feb-18-07 06:38 PM   #10 
  - Yours sounds great. I'll copy the plans...but a rock garden instead of  applegrove   Feb-18-07 06:41 PM   #11 
  - A set of small houses with a larger one in the middle  UncleSepp   Feb-18-07 06:44 PM   #13 
  - One of the small homes around the bigger house. And we should be able to get off-grid, eventually.  AlienGirl   Feb-19-07 05:30 PM   #36 
  - Ocean-front property with a comfortable beach house.  femmocrat   Feb-18-07 06:56 PM   #14 
  - I actually had it.  achtung_circus   Feb-18-07 06:57 PM   #15 
  - paid for  itsmesgd   Feb-18-07 06:57 PM   #16 
  - Here it is  u4ic   Feb-18-07 06:59 PM   #17 
  - Your very own Howard's End, huh?  lildreamer316   Feb-18-07 08:52 PM   #32 
     - Yes, I need to name it!  u4ic   Feb-18-07 09:12 PM   #34 
  - I'm not sure if I would call this my dream house, but this house interests me as a retirement home:  Bunny   Feb-18-07 07:09 PM   #19 
  - a 2-story home, not real huge, around 2500 sq ft up in the california hills  carly denise pt deux   Feb-18-07 07:41 PM   #21 
  - if you need ideas, there is the www.sothebysrealty.com website  carly denise pt deux   Feb-18-07 07:48 PM   #23 
  - I don't care how big it is as long as it has more than one  China_cat   Feb-18-07 07:45 PM   #22 
  - I want two homes  Danmel   Feb-18-07 07:50 PM   #24 
  - anyone for a Tiny House?  blitzen   Feb-18-07 07:51 PM   #25 
  - that is precious!  stuntcat   Feb-18-07 08:20 PM   #28 
  - Very cute  u4ic   Feb-18-07 08:53 PM   #33 
  - Love the TinyHouses!  UncleSepp   Feb-20-07 05:18 AM   #38 
  - I would love a rustic house with lots of wood and stone.  Shell Beau   Feb-18-07 08:01 PM   #26 
  - An 800,000 square meter mansion on an estate the size of Ecuador  NNadir   Feb-18-07 08:14 PM   #27 
  - Well, it's either this one, which we tried to buy last fall...the deal didn't go through,  Redstone   Feb-18-07 08:33 PM   #29 
  - cleaned by somebody else  Kali   Feb-18-07 08:39 PM   #30 
  - The house in "Christmas In Connecticut" That house.  Neshanic   Feb-18-07 09:20 PM   #35 
  - My dream place is a farm in the Blue Grass Valley of VA.  Old Broad   Feb-19-07 06:56 PM   #37 
  - Both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins lived in it.  chknltl   Feb-20-07 06:08 AM   #39 
  - a strawbale house built around a inner courtyard  AZDemDist6   Feb-20-07 06:23 AM   #41 
  - Something in stone.  seawolf   Feb-20-07 06:57 AM   #42 
  - A converted classic fire station....  colinmom71   Feb-20-07 07:21 AM   #43 
  - I am planning to build this one on my property.  Wcross   Feb-20-07 10:17 AM   #44 
  - That's cool Wcross!  AirmensMom   Feb-20-07 10:33 AM   #46 
     - Great minds think alike!  Wcross   Feb-20-07 10:58 AM   #49 
        - It looks a lot better in brick.  AirmensMom   Feb-20-07 11:08 AM   #50 
           - Solar water heating.  Wcross   Feb-20-07 11:23 AM   #52 
              - OK, thanks.  AirmensMom   Feb-20-07 11:31 AM   #54 
  - We're building it now.  AirmensMom   Feb-20-07 10:22 AM   #45 
  - A wooden Yurt...  RiverStone   Feb-26-07 02:51 AM   #56 
  - Okay...  otherlander   Feb-20-07 10:36 AM   #47 
  - Any one of the So Cal Eichlers would work for me.....  Tikki   Feb-20-07 10:48 AM   #48 
  - A 2500 sq ft. California cottage.  Hell Hath No Fury   Feb-20-07 11:16 AM   #51 
  - In NYC:  Catchawave   Feb-20-07 11:27 AM   #53 
  - One of several small cottage-type structures...  DarkmoonIkonoklast   Feb-26-07 02:36 AM   #55 
  - Something like this  enigmatic   Feb-26-07 02:57 AM   #57 
 

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