This group of four couples decided they should live together… but separately. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to pick your neighbors. Not that our neighbors are bad, but who wouldn’t want best friends living next door.
This group of friends purchased a piece of land on the Llano river outside of Austin, Texas. They built four small homes and a common area to be shared. The homes are minimalist and functional to cut down on cost. They are built for the harsh environment with water collection from the roof, natural landscaping and extra insulation behind the corrugated siding and roof.
For us, this would be an ideal way to meet up with friends to vacation in a beautiful natural setting a few times a year. I don’t know about living so close to another family, even if we are the best of friend’s. What do you all think of keeping your friends this close?
I can’t even imagine being wanting to be this close with my neighbors who live across the street. It’s kind of sad that we don’t all get along that well. Women’s Health Magazine has some helpful tips on how you can strengthen those friendships.
Here’s the link to take the full tour…