Home Selling Series – Are Greenhouses the New She-Cave?

This was another one of those Hmm moments. This article by the Wall Street Journal and posted at Houselogic.com explains the Quest!

Article From HouseLogic.com

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon
Published: March 14, 2012

Our quest to help women find space of their own has gone outdoors. Do you have a special space?

We’re still kinda obsessed with finding space for women to kick back and relax on par with the guys’ “man cave. (http://www.houselogic.com/blog/home-thoughts/man-cave-woman-cave/)”

Now, the Wall Street Journal (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203370604577265471922759502.html?mod=googlenews_wsj) says the backyard greenhouse has become the she-space where retired baby boomers pester orchids and read, sip some Pinot, and generally relax.

The WSJ greenhouses are the high-end kind – glass walls, brick siding, price tags reaching $100,000. They’re really a detached sunroom with year-round conditioned space.

But you don’t have to raid the college fund to approximate this deluxe space. Gothic Arch Greenhouses’ Cape Cod (http://www.gothicarchgreenhouses.com/cape-cod-greenhouses.htm) model ranges from $3,800 to $16,800.

And Greenhouse Showcase has a portable, zip-together Clear Farmhouse (http://www.greenhouseshowcase.com/clear-farmhouse.htm) model for about $480.

Do you have a she-cave space?

About gvenice

I have over 25 years of electrical engineering and business management experience. I previously owned and managed a multi million dollar engineering firm. My work took me all over the globe, managing the construction of manufacturing plants where I built a reputation of providing superior service, getting projects done on time and within or under budget. My dedication to the fine details and logical approach to accomplishing tasks provide a huge benefit to my Real Estate clients. After selling my business and retiring to this area, I found a new passion in the Real Estate business and I bring to this business the same level of professional skill and conduct that has made mr successful in the past. My global exposure and extensive travel are also an asset when dealing with a customer base that is located worldwide. An avid boater, I have a thourough understanding of the waterways of East Tennessee and the intricacies involved in dealing with the TVA and the Army Corps of Engineers.
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