Old house, Middlemarch, Otago, New Zealand
If the town was growing, my first instinct would be to think that this house just needs a little tender care .... but the reality for Middlemarch is that the house is probably abandoned.
This 1940s-era bach is seen at Hātepe on the shores of Lake Taupō in 1985. Baches were small, simple structures that were often built by their owners as a coastal, riverine or lakeside holiday home. As waterside property increased in value from the 1990s, many New Zealanders were priced out of ...