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View Poll Results: Balcony
Must have 98 61.25%
Can do without 36 22.50%
Don't want one 9 5.63%
Don't care 17 10.63%
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Old March 21st, 2013, 01:34 AM   #41
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Can do without!
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Old March 29th, 2013, 10:27 PM   #42
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not very important in the winter, but in summer the balcony enjoying the beer is wonderful.
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Old March 31st, 2013, 06:57 PM   #43
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Not to mention the view over the city.
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Old April 23rd, 2013, 06:32 PM   #44
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Well, i believe all residential buildings should have some balconies.
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Old July 9th, 2013, 04:11 PM   #45
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A balcony with a great view..
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Old July 9th, 2013, 07:57 PM   #46
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This thread is kind of funny to me in a way. Miami gets so much negative criticism across these boards for having so many balconied condos, but look at how many people want a balcony. If you've got the money, there's a lot of choice in very high balconies down here.
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Old July 10th, 2013, 05:54 AM   #47
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This thread is kind of funny to me in a way. Miami gets so much negative criticism across these boards for having so many balconied condos, but look at how many people want a balcony. If you've got the money, there's a lot of choice in very high balconies down here.
A balcony needs to be larger enough to function as an outdoor room though. Otherwise, it's largely useless and just turns into storage for your bike, etc.
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Old July 10th, 2013, 06:10 AM   #48
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I'll take good rooftop amenities over a balcony any day of the week.
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Old July 10th, 2013, 06:17 AM   #49
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I have a very fair size balcony as well as a big patio, but I hardly use them. In fact, I seldom sit in the living room neither. The two rooms I use the most are the bedroom and the kitchen.
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Old July 10th, 2013, 06:36 AM   #50
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A balcony needs to be larger enough to function as an outdoor room though. Otherwise, it's largely useless and just turns into storage for your bike, etc.
But they are what sell down here versus a building without them no matter what your preference is in balconies.
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Old July 10th, 2013, 09:12 PM   #51
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My balconie is roughly 1,5 meter wide, and over 5 meter long, which is more than enough to place seats and a small table.
I think 1,5 meter width is the minimum for comfort.
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Old July 11th, 2013, 02:02 PM   #52
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I think I have about 40 centimeters. It's awful.
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So, can you stick your head out there?
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Old July 13th, 2013, 11:44 AM   #54
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Balconies like that are probably just there for design purposes.
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Old July 13th, 2013, 11:48 AM   #55
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Can't even call it balcony, it's more like a little flower basket to me!
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Old July 13th, 2013, 05:16 PM   #56
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Definitely must have. I couldn't live without one. Additionally, it must be oriented to the west cause I love reading books on my balcony during warm afternoons
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Old July 22nd, 2013, 04:12 PM   #57
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For me, I could live without a balcony for a certain amount of time. Eventually I would go bananas and scream for a balcony - So I'd say its a must! I just love the way being able to sit, watch and hear what's going on outside in the city. It's never boring.
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Old July 22nd, 2013, 04:54 PM   #58
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It's a must for me, and here in Italy a flat has almost always one for each floor (especially in the South and Center).. it's used also as a private space for me, where I can breathe, plant vegetables, invite friends and eat outside.. we usually cover it with a tent
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Old July 22nd, 2013, 05:14 PM   #59
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I don't really mind not having a balcony if the apartment has great views to compensate, but other than that, I think we all could enjoy a balcony where we can just relax and breathe fresh air
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Old July 23rd, 2013, 03:01 PM   #60
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Can't even call it balcony, it's more like a little flower basket to me!
You could place a chair on the 'balcony', but then you would have to sit sideways as there is not enough room for your legs.
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