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Old 11-23-14, 11:31 AM
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Acreage dwellers ... show us your pics

Did a quick walk around the house this morning, and took a few photos. It's a very crisp and clear morning, with fresh snowfall. I love the look of it.
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Old 11-23-14, 11:34 AM
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Snow is indeed beautiful....but I don't want it.
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Old 11-23-14, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
Snow is indeed beautiful....but I don't want it.
It's not for everybody Don't worry, I'm sure people will have acreages in warm places too.
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Old 11-23-14, 04:21 PM
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I have postage stampage and like it that way. I have a push type reel mower...
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Old 11-23-14, 08:03 PM
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Nice, but I'm glad that my apartment complex hires a lawn crew so I don't have to take care of the shrubbery.
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Old 11-24-14, 05:31 AM
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Not living on my acreage yet but here are some pics, I've always liked the desert southwest, the acres are about an hour southeast of El Paso 10.5 acres total



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Old 11-24-14, 07:01 AM
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House construction starts in 2 years so for now, I am a city dweller.

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Old 11-24-14, 07:15 AM
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Not sure what constitutes "acreage" but we live on 2 acres in a house built in 1763.
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Old 11-28-14, 03:40 PM
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This is my 5.6, complete with the Trebuchet I can't get my son to dispose of. Him and a couple of his buddies built it for a physics class project.

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Originally Posted by jdon View Post
House construction starts in 2 years so for now, I am a city dweller.

Is this in Ontario? Doesn't look like it.

Looks nice though!
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Not sure what constitutes "acreage" but we live on 2 acres in a house built in 1763.
Nice property! What's the story with the rock placement?
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Old 11-28-14, 09:24 PM
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This is my 5.6, complete with the Trebuchet I can't get my son to dispose of. Him and a couple of his buddies built it for a physics class project.

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I'll trade you houses
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Originally Posted by bikeguyinvenice View Post
Not living on my acreage yet but here are some pics, I've always liked the desert southwest, the acres are about an hour southeast of El Paso 10.5 acres total



Seriously interesting places everyone has. I can see the appeal of living in the desert, just not sure what you do for water? Truck it in, or can you drill a well in the desert? ... if so, how deep do you have to go?
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Nice property! What's the story with the rock placement?
There's a guy who owns about 75 acres behind our house. It goes up to a ridge and abuts a conservation parcel. He doesn't live there but has a small barn with some earth moving equipment. He basically comes there and does "stuff" with his equipment. He was friends with the previous owners and placed those rocks for them. Not sure why but it's actually a pleasant spot to hang out. I'm planning to do energy therapy there in the Spring/Summer.
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Old 11-29-14, 05:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
Seriously interesting places everyone has. I can see the appeal of living in the desert, just not sure what you do for water? Truck it in, or can you drill a well in the desert? ... if so, how deep do you have to go?
There is a well on the property now, or it was a well when it was in use by the previous owner, it is drilled to a depth of 75 feet.
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Is this in Ontario? Doesn't look like it.

Looks nice though!
It is in the Nicola Valley, Thompson Okanagan region of BC. It is part of the sage brush belt that runs down to southern Nevada. This is one of 40, 4 acre lots developed on the old Quilchena Ranch. Cattle country. Hot, dry summers and cold winters. Unlike SW Ontario, it cools off at night in the summer so no need for A/C.
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The next nearest homestead to me is 3km's away. Here is all dirt roads grain fields cattle sheep and kangaroos. I never want to live in the city!!

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Originally Posted by jdon View Post
It is in the Nicola Valley, Thompson Okanagan region of BC. It is part of the sage brush belt that runs down to southern Nevada. This is one of 40, 4 acre lots developed on the old Quilchena Ranch. Cattle country. Hot, dry summers and cold winters. Unlike SW Ontario, it cools off at night in the summer so no need for A/C.
I was sure it was BC, until I saw your current location.

I'm so SMRT.
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Old 11-29-14, 10:31 PM
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I was sure it was BC, until I saw your current location.

I'm so SMRT.
U R smrt!!
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