[LMB] OT: Tip

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Sun Dec 5 07:24:18 GMT 2021


Eejits building huge expensive houses on *sandstone* ocean cliffs near the edge on the CA coast must spend a fortune on insurance.

I’d want it 50-200 ft/18-61m back. Picture windows & decks for enjoying views.

Money never implies wisdom.

A. Marina Fournier
saffronrose at me.com
Je persisterai quand même, car j’ais survécu d’être née
Valley of Heart’s Delight. CA
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> On Dec 4, 2021, at 4:43 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Building on top of a cliff has a series of very special challenges. I had to have
> a geological survey of the cliff to make sure that it was safe. I'm beside a large
> river, but I pointed out to the Council that although the land around the river
> is flood-prone, I didn't need a flood search because... cliff. It's only 50m, but
> the hundred-year flood mark is 13m. So if my place is flooded, all of Sydney
> is floating towards New Zealand.
> 
> It's also a High Wind area, so the house needed extra bracing when it was built.
> 
> But the view is amazing. And I love it here.
> 
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