The Top 20 Homes from Television Shows

12. Ponderosa Ranch

The famous Ponderosa Ranch was home to the fictitious Cartwright family. Ben Cartwright and his four sons were cattlebarons in the series that took place in the picturesque areas of the state of Nevada. The home used for the exterior shots in the opening of the episodes is located near Lake Tahoe, NV. Parts of the series were filmed on location at the property, but most filming was done in Hollywood on a sound stage. An actual Ponderosa Ranch was in operation as a popular recreation site, but it has since closed down. Prior to his death, actor Lorne Green (Ben Cartwright) had a replica of the Ponderosa built on a golf resort in Mesa, Arizona.


Add Comment

A Former Home of JFK in DC Is Up For Grabs for $4.7 Million
10 Key Characteristics of Greek Revival Architecture
The Differences Between American and European Home Design
Melissa McCarthy’s New $2.4 Million San Fernando Valley Home
10 Ways to Incorporate Moroccan Design in Your Home
10 Tips for Creating Feng Shui in the Bathroom
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Philip Vergeylen
Warm Colors
10 Tips for Using Warm Colors for Home Décor
Detached Deck
Best Practices for Building a Detached Deck
How to Incorporate Miami Beach Design Into Your Home
10 Ways to Incorporate Belgian Style Into Your Home
Blue Bedroom
10 Tips for Using Cool Colors For Home Decor
What To Look For In A Good Paint Edger
Tips for Saving Money When You Head to the Paint Store
Cleaning Tips for People with Allergies
What You Should Look for in a Room Humidifier