My wife Louise and I have thoroughly enjoyed being able to restore the Ponderosa II over the past four years. We have been thrilled to be able to share the house with fans and otherwise keep the memories of BONANZA alive. On a personal level, as we begin to seriously prepare for our future, Louise and I have made a tough decision. We began the process to sell the Ponderosa II. Since we are both near the age of retirement, and are supporting Louise's elderly mother,…Continue
Posted on June 18, 2015 at 1:01pm
Now you can! After years working on this project, we are finally able to offer full architect designed plans for a Ponderosa replica home, including permission to build it from Bonanza Ventures, the world-wide holder of the rights to all things "Bonanza."
You can learn more about these plans by visiting www.ponderosahouseplans.com.…Continue
Posted on June 17, 2015 at 11:19am
The Ponderosa II, built by Lorne Greene in 1963, is a replica of Bonanza’s Ponderosa Ranch House set. It is located in Mesa, AZ. My wife, Louise, and I acquired the house 3 years ago. It had been remodeled over the years, mostly paint and floor coverings, and we have been restoring the house to the way it looked when it was first built. It turned 50-years old in 2013, which qualified it for landmark status so we applied for, and recently obtained, Historic Landmark status for the…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2014 at 11:58am