He's a stand-up guy.

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Real Estate Agent with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

I just showed a property, this past weekend.  It was a beautiful house, with lots of lovely custom features ... new kitchen, new bathrooms, third-floor master with ensuite ... Lovely.

The owner of the house is/was a finish carpenter and had installed a whole bunch of clever custom-features... including a shoe rack that slid into the wall.  I rarely put my own shoes away (they tend to clutter up the floor of my closet)... but if I had that cool wall-sliding-shoe rack... I think I would actually put the away.

This owner had a new 2-car garage with 100 amps of service, which he outfitted with workbenches and power for his carpentry business.  It was fully heated, and clearly since he spent a lot of time out there... he'd built in a urinal.  That's right, a urinal.

He's a stand-up kinda guy.

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 ALAN MAY, Realtor®   
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Jameson Sotheby's International Realty, 2934 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
Office: 847.869.7300      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois

   

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Jim Patton
Aspire Home Real Estate 209-404-0816 - Modesto, CA
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So it truely is a "Man" cave.  I haven't seen that one yet.

Jan 02, 2020 03:54 PM #1
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Rose Mary Justice
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This guy was prepared for anything.  I hope your buyer loved it as much as the seller did.

Jan 02, 2020 05:35 PM #2
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Kathy Streib
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Hi Alan- I'm at a loss for words...well I do have one...gross!  Was it at least enclosed???

Jan 02, 2020 06:57 PM #3
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Kris Collis, Associate Broker
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I'm with Kathy - a loss for words, Alan.  Can't you just hear the husband/wife conversation in the car after their showing.  

Jan 03, 2020 12:07 AM #4
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Candice A. Donofrio
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I sold one like that a few years back . . . the urinal was clean, though. Glorious mancaves are a big deal out here and nothing surprises me!

Jan 03, 2020 05:29 AM #5
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Haha, I have seen bathrooms built into a garage and I guess some people just need that kind of convenience.

Jan 03, 2020 06:11 AM #6
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
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Good morning Alan. I love the pun and a urinal in the garage is different but not something I would want.

Jan 03, 2020 07:22 AM #7
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Cynthia Bartch
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Very Efficient for that working man!

Jan 03, 2020 12:08 PM #8
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Suzanne Strickler
Realty Mark Associates - Havertown, PA
School is never out for the Successful.

Alan ~ Isn't that the old saying, "there's a guy for every pot."

Jan 03, 2020 01:20 PM #9
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The man is a MAN he truly cares to keep the toilet seat clean for the ladies.

Not seen one yet, I like the concept

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I sold a house recently with a half bath and kitchenette In the garage. Different strokes different golks

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