Music-friendly houses for rent
hepstyle at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 12:35:48 EST 2009
900 for the big house is insane. Insanely inexpensive. Four people can
live there comfortably. You should be young and not mind mold. Where the
fuck are the Trekky kids? Keep the house alive! You won't regret it. The
legacy of the big house must not end like this.
On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 12:29 PM, <koegler at email.unc.edu> wrote:
> Potential Renters,
> There are some houses for rent in my neighborhood: three that I know
> of, two small and one Big (The Big House). It'd be nice if musicians
> (of the mostly responsible variety), or music-friendly folk moved into
> them, as that's been the theme of the neighborhood for a while, hence
> my posting here.
> The street is Huse St. It is a Durham address, but is on the Chapel
> Hill side of I-40 (check the map link below). It is a little dirt road
> in the woods, and yet convenient to everywhere (near 15-50, near I-40,
> 1/2 way b/w Durham and Chapel Hill, and near I-40 so Raleigh isn't too
> The little house behind mine (avail now) is $600. The big house next
> door is $900 (this is a house of some renown--parties, bands, much
> grilling...you may have woken up there once). Not sure about the other
> house. They're being rented by Dunlap-Lilley Properties. Chris Rossi
> has an unvarnished description of the Big House below (he's moving
> out). DLP has done a lot of work on the little house behind mine, so
> they may do the same to the Big House. If the rent is too much for
> you, I would propose you bargain with Jim Lilley--maybe offer something
> in return (rebuild the carport, yard upkeep, painting...), he can be
> reasonable, especially in this economy. Feel free to drive through the
> neighborhood--the houses for sale all have signs in front.
> -Rob K koegler at email.unc.edu
> Huse St., Durham NC
> Dunlap Lilley Properties: 919-967-9992
> http://lilleyproperties.com (these houses aren't yet on the website)
> Big House Description:
> The Big House has either 7 or 4 bedrooms, depending on how you
> count. One of the "bedrooms", a converted garage, has been used for
> years now as a band practice space. One bedroom is really two rooms, but
> you have to pass through one to get to the other so they have historically
> been treated as a single room. The downstairs bedroom also has another
> next to it, but it would need a door installed to function as another
> bedroom. That room is currently the control room for Spacelab Recording
> Rent is $900/month. The landlord may try to increase it between tenants.
> don't know.
> The Big House has been a rock and roll house for nearly 20 years. The
> current crop of tenants started out 11 years ago. Countless bands have
> rehearsed or been recorded here.
> The foundation is currently crumbling, causing the floor to warp in places
> and the walls to crack in others. The crawl space and likely the walls,
> too, are farely well infested by mold which may or may not pose a health
> issue, depending on whether you're sensitive to that kind of thing. I have
> had continuous sinus problems since before Thanksgiving. This is the
> I have chosen to move out sooner rather than later.
> The Big House is available on 3/16.
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