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Author Topic: Abandoned house and property rehab  (Read 1457 times)

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Offline mitchstockdale

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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2017, 12:35:52 pm »
The field below the house needed a pond.

That's not a pond that is a small lake...very impressive!

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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #21 on: September 01, 2017, 03:10:18 pm »
Thanks again for the comments.


Here's some pictures of the land and some work we've done.


In areas where the timber was poor we did small clear cuts to make better habitat for wildlife.

We did three 1-2 acre clearcuts and planted various seedlings. 

Blackberry took over.

 

  

  

  

 


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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2017, 03:16:35 pm »
Here are some Chinese Chestnuts that have started to grow in the clearcuts.

 

  

  

 

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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2017, 03:19:56 pm »
Here we planted some pear.

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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #24 on: September 01, 2017, 03:24:07 pm »
We made an extensive road system on our property so we could better manage the timber and the habitat.

 

  

  

 

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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2017, 03:35:32 pm »
Also needed a hunting cabin which we built up on the hill where it overlooks a small ravine with a brook at the bottom.

   

  

 
 

 

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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #26 on: September 02, 2017, 02:45:20 pm »
Beautiful property and home. 

As they say, "I love what you've done to the place!"

Congratulations.

And yes, that is not a pond, but a small lake...
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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2017, 05:13:49 pm »
your hard work turned out great.
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Re: Abandoned house and property rehab
« Reply #28 on: September 28, 2017, 08:31:59 am »
Impressive!   Very nice property.   You did good!    Lot of work.   
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