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Ponderosa Ranch

Located in: Oakville
Location #6114
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Location Owner:superss
Creation Date: 1/7/2013
Last Updated: 4/21/2013



Description
The house looks okay, seems to be in descent shape from the windows, not much character.

But I like the stuff behind the house, a good sized lot, a cool looking barn/garage/ranch (whatever it is), cool trees & birdhouses & a crazy looking, chicken coop? Or is it a Church? Or an alter to make sacrifices? Don't know.

This home & the one to the north don't really seem to be of much historic value so instead they will be the birthing grounds for rows of Stacked Townhouses.


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Status: Demolished
Category: House or Farm



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April 2013
Ponderosa Ranch
Created on:4/21/2013
Created by: HudsonTL
22 photos
Is that a Ranch?
Ponderosa Ranch
Created on:1/7/2013
Created by: superss
20 photos


superss says:
11/29/2013 1:32:30 PM

Demolished, townhouses on the way.

HudsonTL says:
4/21/2013 8:17:02 PM

I think at one point the biker gang the "Outlaws" used this as a hideout or something.
Superss found a harley davidson hat and I found a Outlaws bandana.

superss says:
3/8/2013 2:38:04 PM

I hadn't found any indication that the barn/shed was of historic value, but when I first saw it I thought it was something that was missed by Heritage Oakville. I'm glad that is being corrected. I think the developers have stalled a bit after everything being okay-ed, they haven't even opened their sales trailer.

D Explore says:
3/8/2013 11:58:11 AM

Was here today. Saw a van out front and two guys unloading plywood to board it all up. Pulled up and had a chat with them. House will be torn down but apparently the barn/shop may have historical value and will have to be moved. They seemed pretty upset that people have been vandalizing the house and told me they will be watching it closely from now on.

superss says:
1/9/2013 12:51:50 PM

Lol Mydea, it may become the new "gotta have" for backyard amenities.

Mydea says:
1/8/2013 12:38:36 AM

i have never seen a sacrificial chicken church before... cool!

superss says:
1/7/2013 1:30:44 PM

Yea, me too, but I noticed a surge of activity in the area in the last little while, so I thought timing looks right.

There is still power on at the property, with one light left on in the house. So the local teens haven't accessed the house yet. Whether that is from the developers or the previous owners is anyone's guess.

timekeeper says:
1/7/2013 8:43:04 AM

Nice little find here, I have driven around back there but wasn't sure how abandoned the places were.

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