On Saturday, May 13th and Mother's Day on the 14th, Benares Historic House will be hosting a high tea party in one of Mississauga's oldest heritage homes from 12 PM until 2 PM. The afternoon will be one of indulgence into the art of tea as well as a exploration of antique and vintage bridal fashions from the Mobile Millinery Museum and Costume Archives. The tea party will also feature a presentation by Norma Shephard, author of 1000 Hats, who will be showcasing 150 years of iconic Canadian fashion hat history from 1867 to 2017 in a fashion show for the ages ...
Enjoy High Tea for Mother's Day
May 9, 2017
Narrow Down Your Toronto Home Search!
June 13, 2016
Are you thinking of making the big move into the city? Toronto is filled with numerous wonderful and extremely diverse neighbourhoods and this is one of the main reasons why people have such a hard time choosing where in the city they would like to reside. In this blog, I am hoping to narrow your search by providing you with some information on an amazing area that I have listed in the past, present and future within the beautiful city of Toronto. The Kingsway is an idyllic family oriented neighbourhood; considered one of Toronto’s finest. Its distinctive rolling ...
8 Surprising Advantages to Bungalow Living
May 4, 2016
For many, new bungalows offer the perfect opportunity with open concept living, easy one level space and an attractive home that is ideal for both young and more mature couples and families. If you’re thinking of buying a home, you should seriously consider bungalow living. Bungalows in Toronto offer many benefits to homeowners. Here are eight surprising advantages to bungalow living: Accessible Floor Plan - Great for growing old in and mature homeowners Accommodate Mobility – Ideal for individuals with mobility issues Kid-Friendly Living – Perfect fit for families with young children Open-Plan Design – Enjoy the bright, spacious ...
Find your next home in a community full of character!
April 1, 2015
There are many factors to consider when purchasing a home and location is an important focal point for most buyers. With an abundance of great neighbouhoods in the city of Toronto, it can definitely feel overwhelming when deciding on a community to settle in. If convenient, accessible, cultured, and family-friendly are what you are looking for in a community, then read about Humbermede. Humbermede, often called Emery, is a neighbourhood in the North West end of the city of Toronto. The area is home to some of the most culturally diverse restaurants in the city, and ...
Looking for a gem in the city?
January 27, 2015
Are you in search for your dream home? With so many properties on the market, it can be difficult to find that special place to call home. Fortunately, I love challenges and know of a property that you will instantly fall in love with! If convenient, accessible, and appealing are what you are looking for in a neighbourhood, then read about Islington Village! Known as “Toronto’s Village of Murals” Islington Village is located in the heart of Etobicoke. This residential neighbourhood boasts 25 mural “masterpieces”, enhancing the walls of over 15,000 square feet that span five blocks ...
Great history and culture all in one serene pocket!
May 12, 2014
This Caledonia-Fairbank York district of Toronto covers a large central portion of the former city of York. The neighbourhood has a mature feel to it, with its rolling hills, front porch sitters and cast iron detailing. Caledonia-Fairbanks is a very classic community for most of the neighbourhood as it exists today was planned in the interwar years (1920s & 1930s) with mostly small single-family 2 and 1 ½ storey detached homes on north-south residential streets. This quaint community is perfect for any family looking to live in a peaceful neighbourhood, with great history. If this serene Caledonia pocket sounds ...