The old house with the (very) floating floors
The old house with the (very) floating floors

The old house with the (very) floating floors

The old house with the (very) floating floors

The house of memories

Gaspésie (Quebec), Canada

From the outside, this unoccupied house has rather good-looking. The roof does not leak, it is relatively straight and the turf is maintained. The owner is also building a house a stone's throw away from there. Abandoned by her daughter who lived in the house 10 years ago, it is now crowded with a thousand things, which means that circulate inside is rather difficult. And at your own risk, too. The floor is so flabby that your feet reinforce.. Not safe at all!

The boxes are stacked from floor to ceiling and it leads us to believe that it is only a matter of time before the soil collapse under the weight of those memories that are likely to end up in the trash. I did also not risk myself in some parts of the house, clearly seeing that an empty space of few inches between the floor and the wall seemed a good indicator that my foot had a good chance to go through the carpet if I was going there...

However, this house is not devoid of interest. Formerly, it was home to a small post office in the early twentieth century. Moreover, we find a few traces here and there: a few inscriptions on the walls, a space at the entrance having already hosted a mailbox and a remaining postal outlet.

Still, we guess that the future of this house is doomed at worst. The abandoned houses abound in the Gaspésie and the latter being located on a huge lot is likely to make way for a newer construction...

Related content

Doel, the nuclear ghost town
Doel, (Belgium)

We are almost in the Netherlands, but also in the port area of the port of Antwerp in Belgium, first chemical port in Europe.

By the early 60s, the Scheldt marshes are doomed to extinction to be replaced by gigantic docks and the incessant...

The Shelburne abandoned Youth Centre
Shelburne, Nova Scotia (Canada)

* * * * *

UPDATE - Message from the owner: this facility is no longer abandoned and will be a regularly used Airsoft field for local groups that someone could be injured. This means that anyone coming on to the property to take photographs...

Belchite, a remnant of the Spanish Civil War
Belchite, (Spain)

We are in September 1937 in the small village of Belchite located about 50 kilometers from Zaragoza. The Spanish Civil War has been raging for a year already and thousands of Spaniards died. By the end of the conflict in April 1939, they will be...

The abandoned Dundas Castle
Roscoe, New York (United States)

Built in 1924 in Roscoe, New York state, the Dundas Castle was modeled after a 15th century’s castle in Scotland, located near Edinburgh. The American version of the Dundas Castle was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001....