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Home Game

Nov 24, 2020 | Janice Quirt

A backyard rink is just one of the deft holiday moves NHL linesman Shandor Alphonso and his wife, Jacelyn, make for their young boys at home.

Ketchum House, a landmark off-the-grid dwelling caught its new owner’s eye and captured his heart. Photo by Erin Fitzgibbon.

Falling for Ketchum House

Sep 18, 2020 | Janice Quirt

Bill Dandie is the enthusiastic new owner of this off-the-grid Hockley Valley home, which was built in 1998 by Anthony and Mary Ketchum.

A family finds both continuity with the past and dreams fulfilled in a historic log house in Caledon. Photo by Erin Fitzgibbon.

Safe Haven in a Log Cabin

Jun 25, 2020 | Janice Quirt

A family finds both continuity with the past and dreams fulfilled in a historic log house in Caledon.

Tidy hedges and hostas frame the storybook Erin home Lia and Alex chose as their new nest. Photo by Erin Fitzgibbon.

Making Magic at Home

Mar 24, 2020 | Janice Quirt

A couple spruces up an Erin house, creating a dreamy space for their two daughters to grow up in.

The entrance to the Shortills’ cozy new home on a chilly winter night. The house was built by Orangeville’s Dalerose Homes. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

At Home with Deborah Shortill of Hannah’s

Nov 22, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

How the retail maven and her husband, Morley, nestled their new dream home into the rolling Mono landscape.

The grand Victorian exterior of Sandy and Peter Reeves’ Hillsburgh farmhouse has changed little since it was built in 1876. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

At Home with Pond Side Pilates

Sep 16, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

How a lush Hillsburgh property warms the souls of its English expat owners – and neighbours looking to get fit.

Home is Where the Art is

Jun 20, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

When entrepreneurs and artists Jocelyn Burke and James Webster renovated Jocelyn’s childhood home in Horning’s Mills, they laid the perfect groundwork for a well-curated life.

Crisp and white, Compass House, designed by Toronto architecture firm Superkül, sits on a 200-acre property in the hills of Mulmur. Photo by Ben Rahn / A-Frame Studio.

A Mulmur Masterpiece by Architecture Firm Superkül

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

How a project called Compass House helped one family build roots in Dufferin County – and cemented its two architects’ love of the area.

Miyeko and Mike Simons gather by the fireplace for family time in their newly renovated Orton home with daughter Abby and late family pet, Daisy. Mike did most of the work himself, with the help of Orangeville’s CarPony Contracting. Photo by Erin Fitzgibbon.

At Home with Noinkees Owner Miyeko Simons

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

Local retailer Miyeko Simons is guided by her signature pared-down style at home, especially over the holidays.

Georgian on their Minds

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

A passion for restoration has filled this Melville couple’s hearts and spare time for more than two decades.

The home’s lower level features walkouts to an infinity pool. Photography © Ben Rahn / A-Frame.

Picture Perfect

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

A modern retreat melds seamlessly with its natural setting.

The property’s original stone steps veer a little to one side, but the owners love the patina and have no plans to replace them. Photo by Nat Caron.

A Caledon Cottage Reborn

Mar 26, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

How a Toronto couple transformed a dilapidated house into a year-round sanctuary.

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