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At Home in the Hills

A Timely Salvation

Nov 17, 2014 | Pam Purves

An abandoned stone church in Caledon is blessed with a second life.

From Mystery to Modern

Sep 11, 2014 | Pam Purves

Solving a mystery was just the first step in transforming a tired Pan-Abode into a contemporary, eco-friendly dwelling.

A European Manor in the Erin Countryside

Jun 17, 2014 | Pam Purves

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.

A Touch of French Countryside

Mar 23, 2014 | Pam Purves

The kitchen design was influenced by the eclectic kitchens of rural southern France.

Nestled on a Hockley Hillside

Nov 19, 2013 | Pam Purves

Built like a little village, this house encompasses two visions of home.

Living with History

Sep 11, 2013 | Pam Purves

George Booth has gone back to school – at the Silver Creek schoolhouse.

A Home Designed for Generations

Jun 17, 2013 | Pam Purves

The property had to have a swimming pond, privacy and a great view.

A Home for Eclectic Art and Artifacts

Mar 31, 2013 | Pam Purves

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…

All Decked Out

Nov 16, 2012 | Pam Purves

Two homes in the hills all decked out for the holiday season.

The Perch

Sep 13, 2012 | Pam Purves

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.

Presiding Spirit

Jun 19, 2012 | Pam Purves

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.

An Eco-revival for a Gothic Farmhouse

Mar 21, 2012 | Pam Purves

Erica Hyland wanted a “green” renovation for her 1881 Caledon farmhouse. Architect Harry Morison Lay obliged.