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mooser

Trad climber
seattle
Topic Author's Original Post - Jan 12, 2014 - 11:15am PT
This one comes pretty close for me:

Credit: mooser

http://themindunleashed.org/2014/01/man-builds-fairy-tail-home-family-3000.html
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Jan 12, 2014 - 11:44am PT
The one I designed and built for my family........

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Credit: Cragman

Credit: Cragman

Credit: Cragman
Ghost

climber
A long way from where I started
Jan 12, 2014 - 11:45am PT
So Tom, you're a secret hobbit?

I think I'm pretty much living in my dream home, although turning the basement into something other than the mess it is right now is still part of the dream.
steveA

Trad climber
Wolfeboro, NH
Jan 12, 2014 - 11:52am PT
My dream home became a reality just a few years ago. My wife keeps picking on me to finish up some minor stuff, but I'm 99.9% done; except for some landscaping. The maintenance is already starting.
Credit: steveA
steveA

Trad climber
Wolfeboro, NH
Jan 12, 2014 - 11:56am PT
Cragman,

WoW! That looks like quite a piece of work. Looks like you have a better view out your window than I do!
Edge

Trad climber
Boulder, CO
Jan 12, 2014 - 12:37pm PT
My dream home is anyplace that I share with my wife; I don't care if it's a bit small, as long as it's near the mountains and we can use the outdoors as our backyard.

I suppose my previous house of 19 years was a dream home, with a killer shop space, but it became too big once the kids left and I became a slave to the house. A favorite sign at a friends place said, "A spotless house is the sign of a wasted life." I no longer feel the need to spend my free time vacuuming, painting, mowing, etc for what?

My home and shop. <br/>
My home and shop.

Credit: Edge

This past summer, this was an amazing home, though perhaps a bit smaller than we would like long-term.

Home, no matter where the wheels are parked.
Home, no matter where the wheels are parked.
Credit: Edge

Even with the RV, I still couldn't escape doing a little foundation repair.

I-40 in Oklahoma.   Where the wind comes sweeping down the plain.
I-40 in Oklahoma. Where the wind comes sweeping down the plain.
Credit: Edge

Our current abode above Boulder has everything we need, although a second bedroom would be nice. I'm not complaining though, far from it. The wealth of outdoor opportunities within a short drive makes anything here perfect for me. For now.

SCseagoat

Trad climber
Santa Cruz
Jan 12, 2014 - 12:51pm PT
Our take our home anywhere....as long as there's water..
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On land I like my little places in Santa Cruz and Bozeman.
Credit: SCseagoat

Susan
anita514

Gym climber
Great White North
Jan 12, 2014 - 12:55pm PT
My dream home is a round log cabin type place, in the hills. No cities.
Enough room for cats and a garden.


Edit: a VW van would do, too
briham89

Big Wall climber
san jose and south lake tahoe, ca
Jan 12, 2014 - 01:36pm PT
The type of home doesn't matter much to me. What matters more is that it is somewhere near adventure... And hopefully a job too.
Chief

climber
The NW edge of The Hudson Bay
Jan 12, 2014 - 02:36pm PT
Home, sweet home.
Home, sweet home.
Credit: Chief
Ward Trotter

Trad climber
Jan 12, 2014 - 02:44pm PT
Both in Big Sur:

Credit: Ward Trotter

Check out the little kitten crawling up on the bed.^^^^

Credit: Ward Trotter
tioga

Mountain climber
pac northwest
Jan 12, 2014 - 03:00pm PT
Credit: tioga
Credit: tioga
The above is a sandbag house
Gene

climber
Jan 12, 2014 - 03:21pm PT
Sullly,

LOL. You are a class or ten above the Taco Stand norm.

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tioga

Mountain climber
pac northwest
Jan 12, 2014 - 03:48pm PT
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Lollie

Social climber
I'm Lolli.
Jan 12, 2014 - 04:04pm PT
I don't know... which is rather strange. I lived in all kinds of habitations. Twice I lived in mansions, and I shudder at living in sullly's dream. :-) But I think maybe it's matter of where you're at in life.
I know one thing though, it has to do with light and beauty. How the light comes into the rooms.
And it shan't be alone in the middle of nowhere.

I did draw us a house and built a model of it, one might call that the dream house, but no. It would probably been a very beautiful house, but life changed and now I could sell it (the idea) and see it built, be proud of it but not wanna live there myself.

But I have a dream kitchen though. I made it too. Even drew every bloody stone on the floor so the pattern would be right. It's 355 sq ft and beautiful with big windows and a lot of working space. Both floor and countertops in a light gray limestone, with French cement-stones patterned into it. Very social place and great to cook in.
It now belongs to my ex-husband.

Maybe I don't know because I don't have a dream house. My work was to make other people's dreamhouses to them, and you get fed up with that too. I like very much where I live now, for the moment.


moosedrool

climber
Stair climber, lost, far away from Poland
Jan 12, 2014 - 04:06pm PT
I don't dream anymore ;)
tioga

Mountain climber
pac northwest
Jan 12, 2014 - 04:10pm PT
Credit: tioga

California wouldn't let me live in this one, pretty sure, nevermind it's over 30,000 years old, but New Mexico, Montana and Alaska probably would.
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Jan 12, 2014 - 04:13pm PT
I just build 'em.

My tastes are toward simple, tasteful, and small, with fine craftsmanship throughout the diminutive structure.
whitemeat

Big Wall climber
San Luis Obispo, CA
Jan 12, 2014 - 04:17pm PT
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or...
Credit: whitemeat
The Call Of K2 Lou

climber
The 'burbs of Vancouver
Jan 12, 2014 - 04:21pm PT
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