Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel

A million

Saw this house in the window of an estate agent last Friday. Can't remember why I was looking, not because I wanted to buy a house. Probably finishing a sandwich before going into a shop or something like that.
http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/29302254 in Preston Crowmarsh, famed mainly for being the birthplace of John Brunner. Not so much a village as a crescent forking off from the main Oxford - Reading road with some big houses on it, vaguely near Benson - a village with a few shops including a co-op, a rather irritating pharmacy and a horribly overpriced greengrocer with fruit and veg not a patch on that you get at the Friday market. Also blessed with being a long way from a decent trunk road / motorway and not particularly convenient for Didcot Parkway (fast trains) or Cholsey (slow trains). Yours for a cool million.

But what of Oxford?
Well, you can have a 5 bedroom terrace on Banbury Road http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/34857977
An ugly and unremarkable 4 bedroom detached in Old Marston http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/34558898 (SRSLY?)
A 3 bedroom end terrace in one of the side roads between Banbury and Woodstock roads off the main drag of Summertown shops http://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/details/32810649 (yes, 3 bedroom end terrace)

Don't know how durable Zoopla links are, house being on the market at that price doesn't mean anyone will pay it, obviously.

Now, as someone said if you had a 2 million pound house but were cash poor, I would flog it and buy a million pound house and have a million pound house and be cash rich.

But does any of this make any sense any more, at all, on any level?

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