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Jul 14th, 2000, 11:06 AM
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Maira
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What type of European dwelling would you pick up as a residence?

If money was no object, what kind of dwelling would you pick as a residence from your European travels and why. Remember $$$ is no object, so Italian villa, Scottish Castle, English manor, Spanish hacienda, Swiss Chalet, French Chateau are all fair game.

Just daydreaming on a lazy summer afternoon....
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 11:32 AM
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Carol
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So money's no object... mmmm.... let me think ..... yip I've got it... think I'll have one of each thanks!
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 11:45 AM
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I would choose an Italian villa -- preferably the one from "Enchanted April" complete with view and cook.
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 01:28 PM
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5-room penthouse in 7eme arrondissement, overlooking the Seine, with housekeeper/cook (25ish Frenchman that looks like Alain Delon when he was that age).
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 01:52 PM
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The Sultan of Brunei's boat parked below the casino at Monte Carlo. When I tire of that scene I can move my residence (and courtiers) to Loch Fyne or Newport or Barcelona or Moorea, and think about where I want to live next. Another canapé? Thanks, don't mind if I do.
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 01:54 PM
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I agree with Lisa
Enchanted April , here I come.
Or a moderate sized cottage, in the rolling hills of the English countryside, with a beautiful flower garden outside.
Overlooking a large lake
Nancy
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 02:40 PM
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John
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Nancy, like this?
http://www.teamprop.co.uk/prop.asp?pref=FHN0394
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 02:40 PM
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Nancy, like this?
http://www.teamprop.co.uk/prop.asp?pref=FHN0394
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 06:03 PM
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John,
**Yes**
This will definately do!
I am assuming the gardens are out back overlooking the lake ,right?
Thanks for turning me onto to this site.
Can't wait to go "house hunting"
Nancy
 
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Jul 14th, 2000, 06:48 PM
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If I thought Bootsie & the Duke of E would vacate and not raise holy-hell, Windsor Castle would suit me just fine.
Of course, the deal would include them leaving all furnishings/artwork and the hired help. Don't fret, I would still allow tours (only 100 pounds/head --- such a deal!)
 
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Jul 16th, 2000, 07:37 AM
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Thanks Maira, for the daydream. I'd have a villa in Ravello with a local Italian hunk to tutor me in Italian as he chauffeurs me to the finest restaurants and/or pilots my yacht to places such as Capri, Positano, secluded beaches and the Naples airport where my private jet awaits.
 
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Jul 16th, 2000, 08:12 AM
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A home on the cliffs of southern Main overlooking the Atlantic, with easy access to Logan Airport for quick or not so quick trips to Europe.
 
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Jul 16th, 2000, 08:13 AM
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Art
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Forgot that you qualified by being in Europe, but thats still my choice.
 
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Jul 16th, 2000, 11:48 AM
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beth marciel
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1. Italian Villa
or
2. French Chateau or villa
 
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Jul 16th, 2000, 11:56 AM
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What Iola said.
 
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