Post a picture or two of the area where you live...

Swedishchef Posted By Swedishchef, Jan 5, 2013 at 9:21 AM

  1. ironpony

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    satelite view

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    yep I live in a B-2 bomber
     
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  2. Swedishchef

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    LOL. Lots of space in it. Likely bigger than my house!!!
     
  3. ColdNH

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    I love that pond, did you dig that?If so how much of a pita was that? thinking of doing something similiar, half acre pond or so on my property.

     
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  4. Jags

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    Back yard at home:
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    Front yard at the cabin:
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  5. Beer Belly

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    Aerial view
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    Front / Side view
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    Video of the back yard during a snowfall last year....to the left is currently lined with firewood, as is along the back fence line.....property goes back another 100ft. beyond the rear fence
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  6. Swedishchef

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    All the pictures of nice places are making me want to move...agh.

    Cold NH: how often are deer in your backyard?

    Jags; I want your cabin! Have you had it a long time?

    Beer Belly: I love the landscaping!!!! I am envious!
     
  7. Beer Belly

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    Thanks.....it's even nicer once the weather is warmer and everything blooms. A lot of these guys, and gals have some beautiful homes:cool:
     
  8. burnt03

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    Here's our place when we first bought it in 2009. Only house in town with a big weird eyeball above the front door :)

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  9. Jags

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    I had been going to a buddy's (two cabins away) for about 18 yrs. Mine went up for sale about 4 years ago and I never let it hit the open market. I owned it lock stock and barrel in about 5 days. Not many come up for sale. They don't usually leave the family or get outside of a close nit group of friends. It is my "happy" place.
     
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  10. eclecticcottage

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    funny, YOURS made ME want to move, lol. I love the lake, but our coast isn't quite that dramatic.
     
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  11. firebroad

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    What a great thread! Enjoying all the pix.

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  12. ColdNH

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    This is where I live, smack dab the middle of new england, hour north of boston, hour south west of portland, hour south of the white mountains. 10 minutes from concord NH, 15 from manchester, yet still rural and quiet. Love it here!

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    The homestead

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    Trail a mile from my house from last week

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    lake winnisquam, about 45 min north of the house where we like to go boating in the summer

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    White mountains about an hour north

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  13. jharkin

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    I cant find an aerial views of town... But if I did it would be pretty boring. A lot of trees :)

    We live about 40 minutes west of Boston in a small old New England Town. Picture Norman Rockwell and you have our main street. the town was settled in the 1600's and formed as an independent town in 1724 by one of the early in honor of one of the benefectors of Harvard College - Thomas Hollis. We have a lot of old architecture from the colonial (pre-1790) and Greek Revival (1840-1860) eras.

    The town is known for a few things, among then the "balancing rock", the origin of "Casey at the Bat" and old tavern that George Washington stopped into while traveling though the area.

    I like that from my house I can walk to a pub (built in an 1840 RR station), small community supermarket, general store (open since the 1863), drugstore, 3 different coffee houses, bank, 2 pizza joints, 2 liquor stores, the hardware store, auto parts, etc. and the town beach.

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    The main street through town. This is a 20 minute walk.
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    Lake Winthrop and the town beach. About a mile and a half away.
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    The Blancing Rock. Its said that George Washington's troops tried to tip it over on a march through town in November 1789...
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    And then the general had a drink at the Littlefield Tavern.
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    And this is the view as you head down the street toward my house. Did I mention the trees? ;)
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  14. Swedishchef

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    Very nice coastal area...I bet you get some nice storms!
     
  15. Swedishchef

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    I NEED A HAPPY PLACE. RIght now my happy place is in the shower. LOL. I guess that happens when you have 2 young kids.
     
  16. Swedishchef

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    What a beautiful town.,
     
  17. Swedishchef

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    Cold NH: I have been through the White mountains numerous times. What an amazingly scenic drive.
     
  18. Billybonfire

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    I have really enjoyed looking at the pictures on this thread, some beautiful places, thanks everyone, hoping for a few more yet.

    Billy.
     
  19. Swedishchef

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    Jharkin: Now I know why I love the New ENgland States! I plan on taking a trip through there in the next few years with the kids. The last time I was down there was 9 years ago. It's been too long. Super nice/historical area!!
     
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  20. Jags

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    Kids love boats and beaches.;)
     
  21. Swedishchef

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    Haha JAgs. They must eh? I know they will. They also LOVE side by sides, power tools and chocolate cake ;)
     
  22. aussiedog3

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    A few of your pics look awfully familiar.
     
  23. SolarAndWood

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    Pic taken out the back window. We are a few miles from downtown Syracuse.
     

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  24. Swedishchef

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    Solar and Wood: for someone who is a few miles from downtown Syracuse, man oh man that is a nice country view!!
     

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