At Home in the Hills
An abandoned stone church in Caledon is blessed with a second life.
Solving a mystery was just the first step in transforming a tired Pan-Abode into a contemporary, eco-friendly dwelling.
The established trees shield the entrance to the house and provide natural shade where trillium, May apple and wild anemone flourish in the woodland garden.
The kitchen design was influenced by the eclectic kitchens of rural southern France.
Built like a little village, this house encompasses two visions of home.
George Booth has gone back to school – at the Silver Creek schoolhouse.
The property had to have a swimming pond, privacy and a great view.
This is a home for people with curious minds and catholic tastes. What appears from the outside to be a romantic’s ideal of a country house in a bucolic setting cleverly conceals a curiosity shop’s worth of art and artifacts. Visitors go from Jane Austen to Charles Dickens just by stepping through the door. The…
Two homes in the hills all decked out for the holiday season.
It is fair to say their discovery of a woman in the neighbourhood who traps raccoons, fixes floods, cleans the house and ploughs the driveway was also a revelation in its own way.
Julia Gilmore and her son Adam, now 14, have become community celebrities: she with her studio exhibitions each November and Adam with a budding film career.
Erica Hyland wanted a “green” renovation for her 1881 Caledon farmhouse. Architect Harry Morison Lay obliged.