So I got Hearthfire, because in a game full of dragons and giants and shit, apparently I just want me a house and feminism is a lie. Anyway, I'd like to know what configurations anybody else is going for. I own the three plots and I've built the basics of the house, but now I've got to decide what wings to get. I was going to use the Morthal house for general alchemy and enchanting stuff and then either the forest or snowy mountain one as my "home" for the family, but I'm weighing up the pros and cons of each plot as I gather up building materials. Falkreath is in a slightly busier area with the road nearby and all, and that's nice for the illusion of domesticity, but it's also got badguys pretty much living in the front garden. The Pale plot is a bit more isolated, but it would feel a bit weird to use it as a farm with all the snow and all.
Also, damn, that swampy place is a right old craphole.