Neighbor's Shocking Reaction to a Weekend Fence Surprise 😲🏡

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A couple recently bought a house with a large back garden and plans to make it their own. However, their neighbors had grown accustomed to using the shared space for their children to play. When the couple decided to put up a fence during a weekend when the neighbors were away, they returned to a heated confrontation. Read on to find out how this seemingly innocent home improvement project turned into a dramatic neighborhood dispute.

New Home, New Plans 🏡🌸

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The Shared Garden Dilemma 🌳👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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Fence Plans and Neighbor's Concerns 🚧👨

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Neighbor's Objections 🚫🔨

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Safety Concerns and Stalemate 🏚️🚸

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Seizing the Opportunity 🚗🔧

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Weekend Fence Project 🏡🔨

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Neighbors Return to a Surprise 😲🏠

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Consultation and Aesthetics 🎨🗣️

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Fence Details and Expertise 🌟🔧

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Experience Matters 🏆👷

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A Fence Divides More Than Property 🏡💔

After buying a house with a shared garden, a couple decided to put up a fence to create a safe space for their future child. Their neighbor objected, citing noise and safety concerns. When the neighbors went away for the weekend, the couple seized the opportunity to build the fence. Upon returning, the neighbors were outraged, calling the fence an eyesore and demanding its removal. Despite the couple's expertise and willingness to paint the fence, the dispute remains unresolved. Read on to see how others reacted to this dramatic tale. 💬👀

OP was considerate and within their rights to put up fence.

brewstertm | brewstertm

Neighbor's entitled behavior towards fence on OP's property. NTA.

TMalander | TMalander

Neighbor felt entitled to space, expect sulky behavior from now on 😐

EndlessTypist | EndlessTypist

Neighbor's sexist reaction to fence building sparks outrage. 😠

cyfermax | cyfermax

Neighbor complains about fence despite unreasonable expectations. 😒

Cat_got_ya_tongue | Cat_got_ya_tongue

Neighbor complains about Christmas lights after putting up seizure-inducing display 🎄🤷‍♀️

notaworkthrowaway1 | notaworkthrowaway1

Neighbor claims ownership of OP's yard, NTA stands firm 💪

Snipeye01 | Snipeye01

NTA for putting up fence on own property, neighbors being rude 😒

Traveling_GrizzlyB | Traveling_GrizzlyB

Respectful neighborly property boundary dispute resolved peacefully 🙌

Lenyngrad | Lenyngrad

Neighbor had a hidden agenda to use your property. NTA 💯

Girdion | Girdion

Commenter accuses property owner of being an a**hole for using their property as they see fit, sarcastic reply follows 😂

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Neighbor disputes over property rights and pets 🐶🏡

Silver6Rules | Silver6Rules

Protecting yourself without disturbing the baby 👍

jayne_snow | jayne_snow

Neighbor upset over fence, but OP not in the wrong 😊

Nvnv_man | Nvnv_man

Neighbor's hypocrisy exposed in fence dispute 😲🏡

SyntheticGod8 | SyntheticGod8

Neighbor's entitled kids want to use your yard? NTA 🙅‍♀️

JustMeLurkingAround- | JustMeLurkingAround-

No entitlement here, just a satisfying fence surprise 😊

OneInWaikiki | OneInWaikiki

Fence culture shock! 🤯🏡 NTA for protecting your property.

wowbowbow | wowbowbow

NTA, guilt is making yourself wrong before someone else does.

kberson | kberson

Neighbor approves of fence but advises caution and precision 👍

TemporaryLVGuy | TemporaryLVGuy

Asserting property rights: NTA for reclaiming space from neighbor 👍

PiratedPanties | PiratedPanties

Privacy matters! NTA for standing up for your family 😎

Flamingoseeker | Flamingoseeker

Property rights reign supreme! NTA 💪

-Ainz- | -Ainz-

Clear cut post, no need for mods. NTA confirmed 👍

o_spacereturn | o_spacereturn

Neighbor's entitlement causes fence feud 😠

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Property line fence drama with a sneaky neighbor 🤯

SkySongWMass | SkySongWMass

Neighbor's bad attitude? Get a camera to cover your a**. 📷

BADgrrl | BADgrrl

Commenter accuses OP of seeking validation on subreddit.

crossbowarcher | crossbowarcher

Standing up to entitled neighbor with a fence 💪

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Friendly neighbor goals 😍

mikenvikes | mikenvikes

Documenting the issue is crucial for future reference. NTA 👍

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Neighbor upset about fence post depth, negotiate for nicer fence 💰

MadRedGamer | MadRedGamer

A 3-foot fence won't keep out determined intruders, but it's effective.

lordcommander55 | lordcommander55

Neighbor demands unrestricted access to property, NTA stands firm 😎

inthewrongcountry | inthewrongcountry

Assertive NTA neighbor defends fence installation against nosy neighbor.

TheIrishJJ | TheIrishJJ

Neighbor's entitled reaction to fence surprise causes conflict 😠

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Good fences make good neighbors. NTA for standing up.

lh123456789 | lh123456789

Protect your property, boundaries are important. NTA 👍

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Fencing property is a norm, NTA gets a non-American perspective 😎

avlas | avlas

Friendly neighbor or garden thief? NTA clears the air 👍

domingerique | domingerique

Neighbor causing unnecessary issues over fence surprise 😑

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UK neighbor dispute over fence height, NTA wins 👏

Gareth79 | Gareth79

Protect your peace and privacy with a fence 👍

skatingqueen7171 | skatingqueen7171

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