Category: Abandoned Houses

15th Line in Woodstock, Ontario

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This house was located on the 15th Line (43.209141,-80.745743) in Woodstock, Ontario. It’s since been demolished. My family decided to accompany me to see what I do when I go exploring. They watched from the road as I went inside and took photographs. It’s nice when your family takes an interest in what you do for a hobby.


Moldy Basement House

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A Notice of Possession sign on the front window indicated that this property was vacant since 2011. A re-zoning notice on the front lawn indicated that the land was likely to change use. The kitchen was modern while the remainder of the house was boring to explore. In the basement are signs that there was a large flood of water as evident by the black mold lining the walls. The property was located in New Tecumseth. The house has now been demolished.


Ancaster Murder House

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This property had the look that experienced explorers tend to keep a watch out for. It’s in a residential area but the overgrown driveway and grass told me that it might be worth looking into. All of the doors were locked, but a piece of plywood on the rear door told me that the process of entry had already begun. I returned about one month later to find that the rear door was now unlocked.Perhaps the real mystery here are the new fridge and stove appliances, with cold bottled water in the fridge. There are no signs of life at…


Bradley House in London, Ontario

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This is simply known as the Bradley House. Note the old style doorbell which you’d turn to ring a bell on the inner side of the door.


Adjala Dartboard House

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This property is known as the Adjala Dartboard House because it’s located in Adjala-Tosorontio and a dartboard used to hang on a wall with a multi-coloured carpet backdrop. The dartboard has gone missing since my initial visit in 2012. I’d never been back here until June 2021.This was a four bedroom farmhouse with barn, drive shed and grain storage. Some of the doors had the old-style glass door knobs.Given that this house is situated along a busy highway, the house has been thoroughly trashed, spray painted and all the other stupid things people do abandoned houses.Caution: The basement can be…


Nature Wants In – Milton, Ontario

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A random find along the highway as we traveled from one destination to another. There wasn’t much of photogenic value to be found inside. The rear patio door was open and several leaves had blown inside the dining room, confirming to me that this was indeed a vacant property.There is a theory that the floor being cut away in the third photo is a result of someone having passed away in the home.The house is likely to be demolished.  


Watch for Ticks

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This house was part of our itinerary for the day. I had no idea what to expect from it. As we approached, the driveway was overgrown and it was difficult to see the house. There were three, perhaps four buildings on the property. I drove up the driveway (thank you 4×4) and we approached the house. As the doors were boarded, Forsaken Ontario hopped up on a chair and made his way in through the window. Meanwhile my companion had discovered that there was a cellar door in the back. We walked down into the cellar and discovered a set…


The Bull Monty

abandoned milton ontario house

As fate would have it on this day of exploring, the two most sought locations were locked up. At the same time, fate also decided to hand us several random houses along the road. Several times throughout the day we found ourselves making a U-turn to investigate potential abandoned places.This particular four-bedroom, three-bathroom house is located in prime real estate territory, along a busy road and next to several businesses. I don’t know if a develop purchased the land or if the owners decided to sell of their own accord. The property is worth $3,499,000.There was little of interest inside…


$5.7 Million Toronto Tiki Bar House

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In 1968, a Jewish businessman named Stan founded a company in the State of New York. Stan’s company sold sealants used for roofing, pools and various construction purposes. The company grew to two N.Y. warehouses and eight warehouses in Ontario, Canada.In 1978, Stan’s wife Elaine purchased a Santa Fe-style house located in a prestigious area of Toronto known for its million-dollar homes. The property may have already been in the family name as it was transferred to her for an amount of $2.00 which is common for inter-family transfers.Around 1994 the sealant company changed their name to reflect the larger…


Toronto Nutcracker House

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Like so many of Toronto’s aging homes, this property fell into the cross-hairs of a property developer and now awaits its day with the bulldozer. The property was built in 1966 and features a three car garage. The front door and fireplace are exceptionally wider than found in most homes today. The property is located along Bayview Avenue in North York.