Cresta Bella Update

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by Sussudio » Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:22 am

KCLofts wrote:Funny.  Isn't the owner of that house a prominent downtown figurehead?


yeah, the landlord said it was a city council man or something. i just call him a lazy jackass. i think with a house that big he can afford some doggy poop bags.
i can see into his house since he doesn't have a lot of curtains. it's very pretty on the inside too. completely massive. i don't know the history, but would be interested if someone wanted to share that with me...

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by Czar » Fri Jan 18, 2008 12:59 pm

Czar wrote:I think it is Funks front porch!


I was wrong, I dont think the neighborhood would allow the Funk to live in the westside neigborhood

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by Sussudio » Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:59 pm

we'd prefer not to have him...

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by voltopt » Fri Jan 18, 2008 5:55 pm

Sussudio wrote:i don't really live in that house, but in the apartments nearby. there's a little yard for our building that he and his wife take his dogs to poop in and don't clean it up. our landlord has been working on that...


I know two people who live in the apartments to the south of that house....
one in Hillview, the other in the one south of Hillview.
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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by LindseyLohan » Fri Jan 18, 2008 8:40 pm

whats the address of that house? you can get his name from the jackson county website...then turn it in to fox four problem solvers...just to be a pain in the ass and see what kind of dumb entertaining shit fox 4 could come up with.

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by Sussudio » Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:39 am

i might be getting the address....

my friend suggested that i bag up all his poop and place it on his porch with a friendly reminder that it's polite to scoop your own poop. i thought i should set in on fire for theatrical effect and shits and giggles, but i didn't want to risk burning that beautiful house to the ground.

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by moderne » Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:51 am

My mom did that when I was a kid, scooped up all a neighbors dog poop, and lined it up in front of their garage so they would drive through it and track it in. 

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by Sussudio » Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:06 pm

i love your mom, she's my new hero!

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by Sussudio » Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:18 pm

http://www.crestabellakc.com/
http://www.reeceandnichols.com/Listing/ ... rBar=false

They have Six houses listed at this time. There are nine lots. Does anyone know if the other three have been bought?

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by Sussudio » Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:36 pm

The first house will be built this Spring/Summer according to my apartment management company (located Southwest from the development). We were asked to call the landlord with any construction related problems-like the drilling and hacking before 7am and after 10pm (recent experience).

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by drumatix » Mon Jun 30, 2008 1:26 pm

Does anyone think that the future residents of these houses know that they're moving into an Independence Day warzone? The portion of the street just a hair south from Cresta Bella gets blocked off during most Independence days for a huge street party... that'd be a terrifying place to live if you were afraid of fireworks!

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by voltopt » Mon Jun 30, 2008 2:49 pm

Its my favorite place to be on the 4th...
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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by drumatix » Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:51 am

I went by & checked out the site yesterday, and there's been quite a bit of work done. I did notice that the foundation & first level are up on the northernmost unit, and it's a little bit... close... to the neighbor's house.

Does anyone know how property lines work when shared driveways are concerned? The driveway on the existing house has been partially replaced (about half of it) by the new development's foundation, making the existing driveway incredibly narrow. Just wondering if a shared driveway may essentially be cut in half lengthwise to accommodate new construction on a neighboring lot. It seemed like that could have been the case here. Somebody probably wasn't really happy about this one.

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by studentper » Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:10 am

drumatix wrote:Does anyone know how property lines work when shared driveways are concerned? The driveway on the existing house has been partially replaced (about half of it) by the new development's foundation, making the existing driveway incredibly narrow. Just wondering if a shared driveway may essentially be cut in half lengthwise to accommodate new construction on a neighboring lot. It seemed like that could have been the case here. Somebody probably wasn't really happy about this one.


In our old house we had shared easements for the driveway.  I believe I owned one foot of the actual land and had a seven foot easement onto my neighbors property for the driveway.  (my neighbor owned seven feet of the land and had a one foot easement.)  we couldn't do anything without the other's permission.  i'd be real surprised if the builder hadn't purchased the easement or perhaps the actual drive was wider than the easement under it.  that could be a fun fight if it was messed up.

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by LenexatoKCMO » Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:14 am

If you were the neighboring homeowner, it would probably be well worth contacting an attorney.  Even if the easement wasn't formalized on paper, the fact that it was presumably used and permitted for many decades may well provide grounds to claim that it was granted. 

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Re: Cresta Bella Update

Post by loftguy » Thu Jul 03, 2008 2:07 pm

LenexatoKCMO wrote:If you were the neighboring homeowner, it would probably be well worth contacting an attorney.  Even if the easement wasn't formalized on paper, the fact that it was presumably used and permitted for many decades may well provide grounds to claim that it was granted. 


The neighboring homeowner is[u]an attorney.  This could be interesting.[/u]

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