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Updated: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 17:55:17 GMT | By Esther Shaw, writing for MSN Money
Quirky homes for sale in the UK

2) Houseboat Le Sorelle, Canary Wharf, London: £1.69m



2) Houseboat Le Sorelle, Canary Wharf, London: £1.69m (© Image © River Homes)
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  • From a former lighthouse to a five-star houseboat – here’s a selection of ‘alternate’ living quarters.
  • 1) Lighthouse Cottage Dunoon, Argyll: offers over £299,999 (© Image © Strutt & Parker)
  • 1) Lighthouse Cottage Dunoon, Argyll: offers over £299,999 (© Image © Strutt & Parker)
  • 1) Lighthouse Cottage Dunoon, Argyll: offers over £299,999 (© Image © Strutt & Parker)
  • 1) Lighthouse Cottage Dunoon, Argyll: offers over £299,999 (© Image © Strutt & Parker)
  • 2) Houseboat Le Sorelle, Canary Wharf, London: £1.69m (© Image © River Homes)
  • 2) Houseboat Le Sorelle, Canary Wharf, London: £1.69m (© Image © River Homes)
  • 2) Houseboat Le Sorelle, Canary Wharf, London: £1.69m (© Image © River Homes)
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The luxurious Le Sorelle motor barge was built in 1957 and was recently converted into 8,000 sq ft of luxury accommodation and entertaining space.

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08/10/2012 17:18
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The lighthouse buyer would have to have the cliff stability checked, otherwise could be a long slide into the sea.

The house boat would be ok, except for the river flooding, what happens then?

The control tower would have to be a cash purchase as non-standard construction - no mortgage.

The oast houses look great.

Manor farm looks like two big air raid shelters.  The box in Long Melford has to be a joke for that sort of money, have more garden on a 60's estate!

 

Think I'll stick with the farm house, built in 1746 and still owned by the same family - mine!

 

 

02/10/2012 06:39
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link goes to some dodgy estate agents site not this property and you give no clue where it is 
01/10/2012 18:00
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always wanted a home,, where the entrance is a slideing,, gravestone,,

leading into,, a big beutiful flat,,,lol

in the middle of nowhere,,were people pass thinking its a grave,,,

lol,,,

05/10/2012 22:46
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the one with the three towers is my cousins , you think they woukd have the good grace to take the picture from the front, at least then we could have seen the helicopter lol

 

former mill in kent

 

24/09/2012 11:39
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There sure is some quirky homes around.....need help to find one? jfworldproperties.
09/10/2012 16:16
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I used to stay near here frost on the inside of windows in winter  even with heater at window storm doors required for the rain, sea lashing in & my house was situated further away from the shore I was only snowed out of my house once in 7 years but that is the exception i have also driven along the shore road from innellian to the lighthouse with the waves crashing over the top of my old car, but saying all this it is one of the most beautiful places in the world the changing seasons are wonderful I stayed a few more miles down the road at the nato depot If I could afford it I would buy this without hesitation from r w hurlstone
02/10/2012 14:45
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Keepers not experts, damn my iPad!

02/10/2012 14:44
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Light house experts cottage, Dunoon, Argyllshire...£300,00...
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