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Nature's Art Gallery
Bronze tinted glass is the solution to privacy when you live in a house full of windows. The bronze creates a reflective surface that allows residents to enjoy ravine views from inside the home without being observed by prying eyes from the outside. It's just one of the finer details that owners of high-end properties demand, according to builder Patrick B. Coulter. “We work at the top of the market,” says Coulter. “The client makes every decision and we fulfill their wish list.” More
Living the Dream
Many indulge in the romantic notion of one day living in a log cabin in the woods. The dream is often dashed however by the reality of the seclusion of remote locations. 4072 Second Line in Schomberg is neither ‘a cabin,' nor is it remote. This handcrafted executive log home possesses all the benefits of a private forested property but in a prime locale close to every amenity. More
Wildly Civilized
It's midday and a pair of wild turkeys struts across Glenhuron Drive without a care in the world. They disappear into the woods of the Carson Ridge Estates in Midhurst, a small enclave of fine homes they have made their nesting grounds. This is the perfect habitat for wildlife. Spacious lots, quiet forested properties and only a short distance to farmer's fields means there's plenty of room to roam unprovoked. More
Outside In
Outside In
Starry skies, tall trees and wildlife can all be found within the walls at Moose Point Read More..
A Cottage Transformed
A Cottage Transformed
Rooted in the 1970s, this Lake Muskoka cottage was a prime candidate for teardown. Instead it's been transformed into a modern delight. Read More..
Designer Showcase: Fran Stevenson
Designer Showcase: Fran Stevenson
Your room has to be you, or else it's just a pretty room. This is the approach that Fran Stevenson strives for with every interior design she creates for a client. Read More..
South Simcoe Paradise Living
South Simcoe Paradise Living
With three-and-a-half acres of land, there's no need for a cottage in addition to this gorgeous residence. Patrick Anderson and Lisa Oerton, have it all within the convenience of their backyard. The resort-like backyard features a swimming pool with a cabana and a seating area beneath the shed. There are, of course, a couple lounge chairs to relax by the pool. Read More..
Living in Perfect Harmony
Living in Perfect Harmony
Nestled in the forest on a quiet secluded court is the ideal home for extended family living. Located just minutes from Barrie and its many amenities, this private lot on Pierce Court in Springwater Township feels miles away from the hustle and bustle of life. Read More..
DESIGNER SHOWCASE: Warm, Comfortable  and Approachable
DESIGNER SHOWCASE: Warm, Comfortable and Approachable
For Madison Taylor Design Inc., designing new spaces and managing projects isn't just a job, it's what Taylor truly loves and aspires to do. Inspirational and creative, her passion and excitement for her craft is evident in every project she completes. Read More..
It's All About the View
It's All About the View
An updated codrington bungalow offers designer style in desirable location Read More..
Create your own outdoor sanctuary
Create your own outdoor sanctuary
We're almost there! Spring is just around the corner and that means we will be basked in warmth and sunshine in just weeks. Those of us who have been hibernating indoors for months will make a beeline for the sliding glass doors leading to our backyards. Read More..
The Joy of Building: Life in the Snow Valley Highlands
The Joy of Building: Life in the Snow Valley Highlands
Designing a custom home can be a challenge for those with somewhat limited abilities in the creativity department. Many people rely on the advice and experience of home decor specialists to help in the colour scheme to produce a coordinated flow of continuity throughout the house. Read More..
On Top of the World
On Top of the World
It's astonishing to think a stunning Victorian home, situated at the top of Theresa Street, has been in existence for as long as Canada has been a country. Read More..
50 Shades of White
50 Shades of White
As real estate agents, Trisha Bowman and Tim Perry had bought and sold plenty of houses. When it came time to build their dream home, they had more than enough ideas and experience on which to draw for inspiration. Read More..
People Who Live in Glass Houses Get an Amazing View
People Who Live in Glass Houses Get an Amazing View
To the west, you can see the majestic Niagara Escarpment drop off dramatically at the Georgian Peaks Ski Club. Shift your gaze north-west and you can watch the sun set over Cape Rich. Continue the panorama due north and you can watch kite surfers sail across the wide open expanse of the Georgian Bay. Change your heading to northeast and on a clear day you can see the gap at Christian Island. Read More..
Trending-Stay in front of the home décor curve
Trending-Stay in front of the home décor curve
You've heard the adage that trends come and go. Bell-bottoms one year, tube pants the next. Flipping through Vogue you assess what is in this season before going shopping. It is no different when it comes to home decor. Read More..
DESIGNER SHOWCASE: COZY & MODERN
DESIGNER SHOWCASE: COZY & MODERN
Working on tight deadlines, in contained spaces, and around challenging obstacles are things Allan McLellan and his team of seasoned professionals from Renovations By Rodgers excel in. And he demonstrates that no job is too big or too small with the renovation of a 35-year-old master en suite, that was transformed from small and dated to cozy and modern. Read More..
Transformation of a 1950s home
Transformation of a 1950s home
Designed as if this is the last home they will ever own, Glen Prairie and his wife Deborah put such extensive planning and thought into the renovation and transformation of a 1950s home that no stone was left unturned. The Prairies went beyond functionality and aesthetics, planning for long-term accessibility which will allow them to stay in their home for as long as they desire. Read More..