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pennsforest04 11-14-2013 10:58 AM

Let's see some Lake Houses and Lake Fronts
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When the water is too rough to go wakeboarding, one my favorite things to do is stock the cooler and just cruise around the lake and look at the Lake Houses. There is always something new and it's pretty cool to see the renovations. I'm sure there has been a thread like this before, but I haven't seen one like this in a little while. THIS IS NOT A **** MEASURING CONTEST!

I give you a lil background on our family's spot...this place has been in our family for over 80 years. At one point during the 50s or 60s (I think), it was actually picked up and moved a couple of lots down to where it sits now. Currently we are putting in a new bathroom downstairs and next summer we're moving the wooden wall back 3ft and replacing it with brick. Oh, and we just had the electric re-done because it hadn't been touched since the 1920s. It was a bit of a fire hazard.:D

1 pic is of our Lake House, 2-4 is how the lake looks now with the water levels down, and the 5th one is probably the nicest house on the lake.

nailem 11-14-2013 11:52 AM

If you dont mind add what lake you are on. It is my dream to own a lake house and will make it happen someday.

pennsforest04 11-14-2013 12:15 PM

Findley Lake, New York - it is a small lake about 3/4 mile over the border into New York from Pennsylvania. It is about 25-30 minutes outside of Erie, and 20-25 minutes west of Lake Chautauqua.

norcalrider 11-14-2013 12:18 PM

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Neither of these are mine but I keep my houseboat at my buddies dock in Sacramento and the Tahoe Pines house is a family friends that I stay at several times a year. Just down the street from Flur du Lac (Godfather 2) and the picture was taken Oct 28th of this year. Good to have generous friends...

sidekicknicholas 11-14-2013 12:21 PM

The house - https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hpho..._7386337_n.jpg

The lake - https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hpho...30473993_n.jpg

wakedaveup 11-14-2013 1:03 PM

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Love my backyard ;) Orlando, FL

TC_Mastercraf_X5 11-14-2013 1:12 PM

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WLF 11-14-2013 1:13 PM

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he loves the water more than me...

bcrider 11-14-2013 1:24 PM

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This is my family's lake house. Nicola Lake, Merritt BC, Canada. 3hrs outside of Vancouver. As soon as you get over the coastal mountains it's semi desert. Across the lake from us is the largest privately owned ranch in Canada at 350,000 acres, The Douglas Lake Ranch which was founded in 1886

nailem 11-14-2013 3:42 PM

Pennsforest; pm sent

gti2lo 11-14-2013 6:29 PM

Our "cottage" aka lakehouse. Located about 90 minutes north of Toronto. Early summer photo with tress lush... now not so much.... boats stored sadly.


View from the deck


gti2lo 11-14-2013 6:38 PM

Some places on Lake Rosseau and Lake Joseph in Muskoka Ontario. about 2-2.5 hours north of Toronto.





Caliguy8070 11-14-2013 7:56 PM

wow some nice places!

polarbill 11-14-2013 8:08 PM

Here is my long lost Uncle Bill's place.


polarbill 11-14-2013 8:28 PM

Steve Ballmar's House

Jim Sinegal's house(Costco)

Kenny G's/Craig McCaw(founder of Cellular one

polarbill 11-14-2013 8:36 PM


Paul Allen's crib. Mercer Island wouldnt' let him put a heli pad on his property so he bought or built a boat he could put out front with a heli pad on it. Money wins

polarbill 11-14-2013 8:39 PM

All those houses are on Lake Washington. There are some other amazing one's as well. I know there was one that was for sale for 30 or 40 million before the market crashed. There is another Bavarian style mansion that is 20k+ sqft that has mature landscaping. Ballmer, Oki, McCaw, Nordstrom and Sinegals house are all on the same point. I actually lived in a house in the neighborhood. Pretty crazy to be be getting coffee in the morning next to one of the top 20 richest people in the world.

ashjbrown 11-14-2013 9:12 PM

My buddy used to live on the last house on hunts point. It has since been torn down. Talk about good times especially miss the gold fish shaped swimming pool. The funny thing is that cove is the only place worth trying to ride on the whole lake.

polarbill 11-14-2013 9:34 PM

Kozy Cove. That last house was Stan Sayers(sp?) I believe. Ridiculous piece of property.

hatepain 11-14-2013 9:40 PM

Lake Washington bhas to be up there for the most total dollars in real estate.

tn_rider 11-15-2013 9:13 AM

And the sunset! Never gets old!
This is the breakers. Not the best pic. Bu it's a little private community of homes and condos. The dock is the party scene at night! Has a stage with lights. Do Saturday night steak dinners there. It's actually kind of a place where you get dressed up to go to on weekends. It's about a 10 minute boat ride from the house. Usually go there by boat and take a night cruise and idle home.

tn_rider 11-15-2013 9:14 AM

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/16/ejyda8ah.jpgbreakers pic

tn_rider 11-15-2013 9:15 AM

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/16/yqerutyb.jpgone more of the dock

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