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C H E S T N U T PA R K R E A L E S TAT E L I M IT E D, B R O K E R AG E

VOLUME 2 | ISSUE 5 | SPRING 2019

ditchburn boats a classic beauty that continues to captivate INSIDE THIS ISSUE Travel: Island Hopping in Portugal: Why not? | the ART of conversation: In Conversation with Joe Sampson | fashion: Lesley Hampton | Muskoka: Rise Above it All in Muskoka luxury Listings | industry experts | Featured Articles


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Contents CH ESTN UT PARK RE AL ESTATE LIMITED, B ROKER AG E INVEST IN ST YLE MAGA ZIN E VOLUME 2 ISSUE 5 SPRING 2019

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A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT REAL ESTATE CONFIDENTIAL HOW GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION WAS A GOOD THING TRAVEL ISLAND HOPPING IN PORTUGAL: WHY NOT? INTERIOR DESIGN THE LAKE HOUSE AUTOMOTIVE THE LUXURY TRUCK: THE NEW RAM 1500 THE ART OF CONVERSATION IN CONVERSATION WITH JOE SAMPSON FASHION LESLEY HAMPTON FEATURE LANEWAY HOUSING: MORE THAN JUST A SOLUTION TO DENSITY COVER FEATURE DITCHBURN: A CLASSIC BEAUTY THAT CONTINUES TO CAPTIVATE FOOD & DRINK KINSIP HOUSE OF FINE SPIRITS: TAKING ‘LOCAL’ SERIOUSLY FEATURE ESCAPING THE BUSTLE: RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES AS THE NEW MILLENNIAL DREAM LIFESTYLE MUST-HAVES FOR YOU AND YOUR HOME PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES TORONTO PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES MUSKOKA

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Cover Photo by: Taylor Nullmeyer. Special Thanks to John Abel for his dedication to this beautiful Ditchburn.

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President & CEO Chris Kapches Director of Marketing & Operations Maria Neves Art Director Philip Feder Graphic Designers Alison Kinghorn Caitlin Stafford Editorial Editor Lesley Kenny

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Marketing Coordinator Leticia Gaba

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Editorial Contributors Matt Driscoll Natalka Falcomer Erika Floysvik Leticia Gaba Chris Kapches Lesley Kenny Bob McHugh Photography Contributor Taylor Nullmeyer

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Digital Marketing Manager Caitlin Melvin

MUSKOKA RISE ABOVE IT ALL IN MUSKOKA

Digital Marketing Coordinator Karen Espinola

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Questions Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage Office: 416 925 1743 1300 Yonge Street, Suite 100 Toronto, ON, Canada M4T 1X3 investinstyle@chestnutpark.com

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PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY A WALK THROUGH HISTORY: PICTON’S LONG-LOST CASTLES PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES HALIBURTON

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A message from the president Chris Kapches

President & CEO Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage

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Chris Kapches is a lawyer with an extensive career working within real estate organizations. Chris has served as Executive VP for the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), as well as roles on numerous TREB committees. Chris has been the Chairman of the Real Estate Council of Ontario’s Discipline and Appeals Committee for more than fifteen years.

Island Hopping in Portugal

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ays are growing longer, nature is blossoming, and as our weather gets warmer, the cottage country market heads into its busy season. What better way to relax and prepare for spring than with our Invest In Style magazine. We hope it’s an early reminder of everything we love about cottage life. In this Issue we feature a Muskoka legacy: the Ditchburn. This classic watercraft continues to captivate and inspire admirers and collectors alike. We’re sure this feature will evoke nostalgia in some of you and awe in others. We’ll also seduce you with dreams of island adventures – taking you across the world to explore the magnificence of Portugal’s island archipelagos in the middle of the North Atlantic. Hop from one lush, green island to another, by short flights or oceangoing ferries, and marvel at steep waterfalls, laurel forests and pristine old villages. Additionally, no Invest In Style would be complete without a peek at luxury living around the world. This issue features homes in Lisbon’s most historic neighbourhood, as well as the Cerulean Villa located in one of the most luxurious and exclusive beachfronts in Anguilla. Decorated by the renowned New York interior designer, Scott Salvator, the magnificent villa is a handcrafted masterpiece of design, elegance and luxury. This edition of Invest In Style also features some of the finest properties in the various regions in which Chestnut Park maintains its strong presence. Discover the beauty of

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Lesley Hampton

Southern Ontario through some of the most outstanding urban homes and recreational properties featured within. We hope this spring will inspire you to marvel at everything that is beautiful and striking about our province. This spring issue of Invest In Style also features stories on art and lifestyle. Discover Sara Bederman Design as she discusses ways to transform the interior of your country home into an ultra-modern family cottage. Or join our conversation with Joe Sampson, an influential artist who paints serene landscapes and is inspired by the beauty of Canada’s nature. But if it’s fashion that better suits your interests, then meet Lesley Hampton – a Canadian First Nations designer, founder and creative director who is greatly influenced by her upbringing in Canada’s Arctic and Atlantic Coast, Australia, England, Indonesia and New Caledonia. Her work speaks to socio-cultural issues and her company fosters inclusivity and diversity – promoting a broader perception of beauty and fashion. By the time this magazine is in your hands, we will be deep into spring. We hope this issue will encourage your creativity, inspiration and adventure – all of which will add to your enjoyment of the season. We also hope that, as the spring brings new growth and colourful flowers, it will also bring new properties to the market. The last few years have witnessed a constant erosion of cottage inventory. This has made it harder for buyers to fulfil their cottage life dreams, and has had a strong upward impact on average sale prices. IIS

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real estate confidential Natalka Falcomer VP, Corporate Development Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage

Natalka Falcomer is a lawyer who is deeply committed to increasing access to justice and positively changing the way the law is practiced and delivered. She’s volunteered for over four years (and counting) to arm the public with free legal knowledge as the founder, co-producer and host of a legal call-in show with Rogers TV (Toronto Speaks Legal Advice).

HOW GOVERNMENT

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INTERVENTION WAS A GOOD THING

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ver the last 70 years, Canada has seen a dramatic change

it’s clear that overcrowding issues have been substantially

in its cityscapes. Since 1945 – a time referred to as “the

reduced, the quality of our homes has substantially improved,

good old days” when home ownership was a possibility

and more people today own the homes in which they live than

for all – we have more than sextupled our housing stock and

in 1945. This doesn’t deny the fact, however, that there is an

we’ve significantly improved the habitability of our older

affordability issue in Toronto and Vancouver. It is timely, then,

dwellings. In fact, we’ve done such a good job at improving

to investigate how housing conditions have changed since 1945

our housing circumstances that “Canadians are now among

when housing was affordable. Doing so may not only explain

the best housed people in the world.” In comparing today’s

this paradox, but may also unearth some missing elements from

housing market with the market before and around 1945,

today’s housing agenda.

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Farming and manufacturing jobs as a primary source of livelihood have largely been replaced by “city” service-based jobs

Is it Demand or is it Supply?

owner, builder and a favourable lender to builders, housing

The answer: it’s complicated. There are countless micro and

organizations and moderate to low-income families.

macro push and pull factors that affect housing supply and demand. Take, for example, the change in employment in

In 1945, and more notably in the 1960s and 1970s, the

North America. Since farming and manufacturing jobs as a

government accounted for almost 45 per cent of housing

primary source of livelihood have largely been replaced by

production – a sharp contrast to the 1980s when they

“city” service-based jobs, demand for urban homes over rural

accounted for only 15 per cent and to today (although the

ones has accelerated and continues to do so. Urbanization, in

current National Housing Strategy is investing billions to

turn, increased the number of voters and tax payers in cities

address homelessness and affordability). The variety of

which meant that government resources (think schools, better

tax incentives, favourable loans for developers and the

roads and more employment) were largely directed towards

implementation of policies geared towards increasing housing

cities. This focus, in turn, made cities a more desirable place

supply (rather than today’s restrictive policies geared towards

to live, attracting more people and reinforcing the move to

preventing urban sprawl) had the effect of subsidizing the

cities across the country. Add to this the fact that Canada’s

costs of building a home, which, in turn, increased the amount

most desirable cities have a variety of natural environmental

of supply and decreased the costs for the end user. What’s

borders that restrict the amount of development possible

more, the government implemented indirect programs that

(i.e., restricting supply) and that people today have a greater

had an impact on the number of able buyers. Such indirect

propensity to live alone than with their families (i.e., increasing

programs included income-maintenance programs for the

demand), it’s no wonder we have an affordability issue. While

elderly, low-income families or individuals, and medical

the matter is complicated, looking back 70 years reveals a

insurance programs. These programs allowed for a greater

solution to the housing problem that worked, yet remains

amount of income to be devoted to housing. With such policies

overlooked.

in place, and with more people living in fewer square feet than today, it’s no wonder that housing was – for a short period of

What is a government to do?

time – affordable.

The postwar government grappled with "a large stock of aging and substandard housing, communities that lacked appropriate

The old adage “those who cannot remember the past are

municipal services, rural areas that lacked electric power, and

condemned to repeat it” (George Santayana) applies to our

with a substantial number of households living in crowded

housing crisis, but with a twist - it’s time to remember the past

conditions or paying shelter costs they could ill afford.”3

so that we can repeat it. IIS

The government, in other words, faced a housing crisis much worse than today. The solution, however, was not capping rental rates, creating and increasing land transfer taxes or making it more difficult to obtain mortgages. Rather, the government became active in the housing market as an

1 For the purposes of this article, the term government shall include federal, provincial and municipal or local governments. 2 Housing in Canada 1945 to 1986, An Overview and Lessons Learned, 1987, issued under the authority of the Honourable Stewart McInnes, Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. 3 Not all Canadians experienced an improvement in housing quality. Most notably, the Atlantic provinces, some cities in the prairies, and Indigenous peoples

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The Azores are a hidden gem holiday destination in Europe.

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ISLAND HOPPING IN PORTUGAL: WHY NOT? BY LESLEY KENNY

Far from continental Portugal’s shoreline, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, two archipelagos – the volcanic islands of the Azores, and Madeira – offer some of the most stunning scenery in Europe, on its westernmost edge.

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on’t feel badly if you struggle to pinpoint these islands in your mind’s eye – until relatively recently they have remained quiet,

mostly agricultural islands, whose stunning natural scenery – crater-made lakes, terraced waterfalls, volcano mountains – was often missed by those visiting the sites of mainland Portugal. The Azores, 1,400 km west of Portugal’s shore, is made up of nine islands. It’s useful to group these into west (Flores and Corvo), central (Graciosa, Terceira, Sao Jorge, Pico and Faial) and east (Sao Miguel, Santa Maria and the Formigas Bank). Sao Miguel is by far the largest, and most popular of these islands. A direct flight from Toronto to Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, is only five-and-a-half hours. >

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Panoramic view over Camara de Lobos, Madeira Island, Portugal.

The main islands of Madeira, southwest of Portugal and 600 km west of Morocco’s shores, are Porto Santo, the Desertas (actually its own archipelago of small islands, designated a nature reserve), and Madeira, the largest, known for its namesake wine. Madeira is about a two-hour flight from the Azores and considered the most touristy of the islands. Each island offers its own pleasures and personality. Lilac-covered Terceira is home to summer festivals, primeval laurel forests, patchwork vineyards and a perfectly preserved Renaissance town. Flores is an island botanical garden with spectacular coastal hikes, waterfalls and lava tubes. There’s tiny, old-world Corvo for bird watchers, and sleepy Graciosa for those seeking tranquility. The mountainous Madeira is not a beach destination, but it’s got some of the best surfing in Europe. And of course, there’s the wine. The wonders of the islands include opportunities for hiking, spelunking, scuba diving, and swimming with dolphins.

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Travel These autonomous regions of Portugal are among the best whale-watching spots in the world. From April through October, several different types of whales pass by the islands on their migratory paths. Consider how much holiday time you have and play connect-the-dots with a map of the region: look at the islands closest to each other and start from there. In the Azores, for example, it’s a one-hour flight from Sao Miguel to Faial Island, and from Faial to Pico it’s a 30-minute ferry ride (Faial and Pico are also easily accessibly from Lisbon). There are daily flights from Sao Miguel to the much smaller Santa Maria. Total flight time? Ten minutes. There are several daily flights from Lisbon to Madeira Airport, touching down near the capital of Funchal, less than 2 hours after take-off. From Madeira, travel to nearby Porto Santo by plane (15-minute flight), helicopter or ferry. When planning your island-hopping trip, think of the travel time between islands not as a necessary evil, but Looking at the sea in Lagos town, in the Algarve region, Portugal.

as part of your holiday adventure.

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View of Faial village and Eagle Rock, Madeira Island, Portugal

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THE LAKE HOUSE SARABEDERMAN.COM PHOTOGRAPHY: STEPHANI BUCHMAN

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ho says you have to choose a country style when designing for the country? When Sara Bederman Design was brought in to design the interior of a country home in an ultra-modern family cottage setting in the Kawartha Lakes region, the team was eager to define the direction of the interior. Would it be country rustic set in the modern architecture of the home or did the client wish to continue the ultra-modern aesthetic throughout the interior design as well? True to the values of her design studio, Sara Bederman knew that the first thing to do was to consider the impact that the outside surroundings had from inside the home. >

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Sara wanted to make sure this home was a true reflection of the homeowners, a place that told their story and reflected their desired aesthetic.

The huge glass windows that look onto the lake established an immediate connection to the natural setting of the home. What happened inside had to enhance the beauty filtering in from the outside. In addition, as one of three new cottages built on the property, Sara wanted to make sure this home was a true reflection of the homeowners, a place that told their story and reflected their desired aesthetic. With 3 young children, this cottage had to be ready to take on a lot of playing, entertaining and nesting. Sensible finishes were essential, but beauty could not be compromised. The kitchen, set as open concept to the adjacent great room, was designed to maximize ease of use. Fast paced food preparation is definitely the future for this kitchen so cabinet interiors benefitted from storage and organization solutions. Appliances were planned in an efficient triangle with a wide isle through the middle of the working counter and oversized island. Clean, contemporary, white cabinets were topped with a hardworking white quartz countertop. This combination offers easily accessible use and maintenance. Hardwood-style vinyl flooring added a warm, nononsense floor cover that will withstand wet swim towels, sandy feet and even snowy boots. The goal for this kitchen design was to provide an overall timeless style while serving all the diverse and demanding needs required by this family. Sara and her team made sure that their clients' goals were not just achieved, but surpassed. Stainless steel appliances added an industrial element to the space and gave the kitchen an urban edge. The highlight of this familyfriendly kitchen was definitely the gorgeous reclaimed barn board wall cover. This finish added warmth and texture to the otherwise sensibly finished kitchen. The barn board feature is a nod to the beautiful, tree-filled landscape filtering through the spectacular large windows found throughout the home and is an unexpected finish inside the ultra-modern architecture. Seated at the long kitchen island, atop sturdy swivel stools, you are treated to a pleasing view whichever way you turn. Whether it be the lake, the land or the interior of this beautiful home, balance and harmony meet hardworking and family friendly. This home offers a retreat from city life all year long and is a getaway the clients look forward to enjoying at every opportunity. IIS

416 792 7594 contact@sarabederman.com sarabederman.com

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automotive bob mchugh Automotive Writer

Bob McHugh has been writing car reviews and auto-related stories for over 25 years and is a long time member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada.

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THE LUXURY TRUCK the new Ram 1500

The inside story of the new Ram 1500, with interior studio Chief Designer, Ryan Nagode.

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here are very obvious differences between a car and a truck interior, such as cabin size, storage bin space, and the seating is more upright in a truck. “That overall sense - that you’re not on top of each other - is a big thing for truck buyers,” says Nagode.

“When you fold up the rear seats in the new Ram 1500, there’s enough room in the back of a crew cab to put a giant TV inside.” >

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“Early on in the planning stage we decided we wanted to attract more luxury buyers,” Nagode said. “For me, that translated into looking at more high-end materials, even before we started to sketch the interior. Our rough, open-pore barn wood trim is a

The overall level of technical sophistication is

natural material that we hadn’t worked with before. We also

impressive. All models equipped with the 5.7 litre V8

paid a lot of attention to the jewelry elements, such as the little

Hemi MDS engine come with a cabin noise cancellation

filigree etching details on the metal trim. It’s not something

system. It allows the V8 engine to use its fuel-saving

that a buyer might pick up on right away, but we want a buyer

4-cylinder operating mode more often and for longer.

to feel like this vehicle is tailored to them.”

Active tune modules are also used in the suspension design to cancel unwanted road noise. And the top-line

“We spent a ton of time on the centre console. We did mock-

9000-watt Harman Kardon audio system comes with

ups and breadboard models on how we could use the extra

19 speakers, a surround sound amplifier and a 10-inch

space, since we didn’t have a transmission shifter to work

subwoofer.

around.” Transmission drive selections are now made via a rotary dial located on the dashboard. You can also fit a 15-

If you plan to travel a less beaten path, the new Rebel

inch laptop in the console, which has five USB ports. “A lot of

edition offers 33-inch tires, a factory lift kit, a locking rear

owners apparently now prefer to give their kids individual iPads

differential and other useful off-road features. At the top

rather than have a single built-in entertainment system for rear

end, a fully equipped Ram 1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab is

passengers,” explained Nagode.

close to $80,000, before delivery fees and taxes.

ONLY IN THE NEW RAM 1500 It’s the largest-in-class, a 12-inch touch-screen with Uconnect 4C Navigation and split-screen capability.

ONLY IN CANADA The new Ram 1500 Sport is built exclusively for Canada and features unique exterior design cues, interior treatments and custom options.

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the ART of conversation Erika Floysvik

Founder, Art Collectif

“Art is for everyone and everyone can be a collector.” That is the spirit behind Art Collectif, an online destination for contemporary paintings, photography and mixed media artwork. The collection is curated by Erika Floysvik, a long time collector and art enthusiast who champions the careers of rising art-world talent. Art Collectif’s collection speaks to new and emerging collectors with a love for contemporary art that is bold, graphic and energetic.

IN CONVERSATION WITH JOE SAMPSON

Being an artist can be hard-hitting, and financially unpredictable. What gave you the courage to pursue a career in art? As a young artist you need encouragement and I was blessed with two parents who believe in me. My parents are educated Europeans who value the importance of art, and they nurtured my gift. They were the ones to research degree programs at OCAD and I can safely say that I wouldn’t be a professional artist if I hadn’t studied there. My teachers saw that I had a good eye and they encouraged my work, which meant a lot coming from practicing professionals. >

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the ART of conversation

Red Rock 12 x 24 painting on panel $750

Days End 36 x 60 painting on panel $4,700

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the ART of conversation You began your career as an illustrator; what was the turning point for you to becoming a waterscape painter? After I graduated from OCAD in 1995, I worked as a freelance editorial llustrator. As stock illustrations became mainstream, my industry slowed and I decided to paint full-time and show my work professionally. I participated in the Cobourg Waterfront Show and had a view of Lake Ontario from my booth. Over three days, I watched the waves break in front of me. I started photographing lakes and oceans, and water quickly became my focus. What has kept you fascinated with painting water over the past dozen-plus years? From an artistic standpoint, it’s challenging to capture water. Emotionally, water connects with people on a primal level, like fire. Water is reflective and colourful, but it is also translucent. If you hold up a cup of water, it can’t be seen. I like to say that I’m in the business of ‘Tom Foolery’; I paint nothing all day! Tell me about the lakes and landscapes that inspire your work. We’ve been a family of cottagers for many years moving from Georgian Bay to Kasshabog Lake, in the Kawartha region, four summers ago. While the topography and colour of water are similar between the lakes, Kasshabog Lake is smaller, and its water surface is more serene. The Canadian Shield unifies lakes across Ontario and is predominant in many of my paintings. What unique approach have you taken to painting waterscapes? Most recently, my work has been influenced by Pop Colour – I start with a neon acrylic underpainting and apply natural oil colours on top. This creates a certain backlit quality depending on how much I build up the paint. My layering technique lends a contemporary twist to traditional waterscape painting.

Dusk 48 x 36 painting on panel $3,800

It’s interesting that you’re a group of painters in the same genre who support one another rather than compete. I didn’t say we weren’t competitive! But we are friends and if someone has a win, we all have a win. We all want to do the best that we can. Describe your work ethic and philosophy for being a successful painter.

Being a professional artist is akin to being a solo athlete, minus the coach. What is your source for support and critique? Once a month, I gather with a group of fellow painters, via conference call, to talk and paint. We are all water or landscape artists, so we have an appreciation for each

Hard work trumps talent alone. I paint six hours a day, five days a week and then manage my business after my kids have gone to bed. If you want to progress, the recipe is work. My advice to new painters is to remember that your best paintings are yet to come. The more you paint, push yourself and get out of your comfort zone, the more you will improve.

others’ work. We’ll send each other images and bounce

Why does art matter?

ideas off one another, sharing perspectives. And then

The most beautiful thing about art is that art is for everyone. Owning fine art may not be for everyone but appreciating it is.

sometimes we don’t talk at all. When you spend 35-40 hours a week painting alone, it’s just nice to be on a call with someone who’s doing the same.

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www.josephsampson.com Instagram: @Joesampsonartist

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fashion

Lesley hampton

Canadian First Nations designer, founder, and creative director, Lesley Hampton, nurtured a passion for the fashion industry and socio-cultural issues from a young age. Her work is influenced by her upbringing in Canada’s Arctic and Atlantic Coast, Australia, England, Indonesia, and New Caledonia.

LESLEYHAMPTON.COM PHOTOGRAPHY: TED BELTON MODELS: RACHEL ROMU & ALIISA IRVING HAIR & MAKE UP: MICHELLE SILVERSTEIN

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esley Hampton combines her studio and art history educational background with her expanding

technical skills to develop progressive, inspirational, comprehensive, and functional collections specializing in luxury evening wear and premium After 5 designs. >

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SS19 - 13 keyhole croptop

SS19 - 14 maxi skirt with slits

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The LESLEY HAMPTON brand is known for promoting inclusivity and diversity that represent a broader perception of beauty. The LESLEY HAMPTON brand takes pride in empowering their community by donating a portion of profits and contributing time to mental health organizations including the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and body positive initiatives. >

SS19 - 10 asymmetrical gown with sleeves

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Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. - EDGAR DEGAS

SS19 - 11 hip length corset

The Spring Summer 2019 collection, entitled Foyer de la Vice, is visually inspired by the work of French artist Edgar Degas and the ballet, and is conceptually inspired by ideas about perfectionism and what we deem as perfect. The garments’ compositions embody the essence of a negligee and stagewear to convey the ballerina’s conflict between her internal self and external pressures.

The collection title, Foyer de la Vice, is a nod to the foyer de la danse, the behind-the-stage area of the 1800s Paris Opera House where wealthy male patrons met with young ballerinas; a place wives and children were not admitted. In this new collection, sultry, draped black is juxtaposed with the innocence of blush rosé, an allusion to whatever happened in the foyer de la danse. IIS

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Laneway Housing

More than Just a Solution to Density

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fter years of lobbying, in June of 2018 the city of Toronto and East York amended bylaws to allow laneway suites as a right of planning. These structures allow for endless possibilities

and offer a platform for design and ingenuity that Toronto currently lacks. Think of the opportunities. You could build one to use as a wine cellar or for extra storage, or utilize a second-storey laneway dwelling loft as office space. They can be used for separate living quarters for kids returning from university, for the in-laws, or a nanny – or you could use your laneway suite for an additional income stream to help

Toronto's laneway housing, changing the urban landscape

pay down your mortgage. These small homes are not only quick builds, but turnkey and affordable, reasons which make this movement an obvious choice as we evaluate the current housing climate in Toronto. Currently, the Toronto housing landscape is in a revolutionary state. As rental vacancies plummet to an all-time low, with less than 0.7% of rental supply in Central Toronto, and the cost of homeownership increasing at a much faster rate than household incomes, we find ourselves at a precipice. Either we address the missing middle and more affordable housing options are made available, or we jeopardize the cultural variety and vibrancy Toronto is known and loved for as the more vulnerable and marginalized are forced to move farther and farther outside the city. The Toronto Real Estate Board states: "Ensuring that our City has an appropriate mix of housing choices is extremely important. We have a substantial amount of high-rise condos and rental apartments, and low-rise detached homes, but there is a gap in the middle. We need more ‘gentle density’ and variety in housing options for home buyers and renters. Secondary suites as a right of planning are a part of the answer in this regard." 28

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Some options include: a wine cellar, extra storage, or separate living quarters for kids returning from university.

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), Evergreen (not-for-profit urban planning group), the Canadian Urban Institute and a number of other stakeholders are working hard to highlight creative initiatives which will inspire professionals to do more – faster and better. Without this push, we would perpetually be at a standstill and continue to fall further behind in finding solutions for affordable housing in a tight market with little inventory. We can celebrate some victories within the housing industry, such as Ontario mandating secondary suites, a motion that Jon Love, the Founder and CEO of Canada's leading private equity real estate investment business, KingSett Capital, believes is long overdue. But the city of Toronto and our city councillors should be actively considering how to change the red tape around secondary suites. The Government of Ontario’s Legislative Framework, Section 16(3) of the Planning Act, requires municipal official plans to authorize secondary units: “in detached, semi-detached and row houses if an ancillary building or structure does not contain a second unit” and “in a building or structure ancillary to these housing types provided that the primary dwelling does not contain a second unit” (Municipal Affairs and Housing). It is encouraging that the city of Toronto is gaining some traction with laneway suites as it promises to alleviate some of the housing pressure and low rental vacancies that currently afflict the city. Although Toronto has recognized the value of secondary suites through laneway homes, it is merely the start. Toronto now possesses the framework and tools for a viable solution that will help relieve some density pressure: utilize underappreciated spaces in the city and allow creative and artistic design to make our city an even more vibrant place. However, looking at fast-tracking coach

houses and auxiliary dwellings and removing the red tape on secondary suites in the city is now falling behind the province’s framework. Another hurdle we must address is fiscal responsibility. It is important that financial institutions learn and adapt how to loan money that represents the value for laneway suites. To help move this process along and allow homeowners to build these dwellings, they will require access to capital. Once institutional banks are onside, this project will not only be reasonable and attainable, but will be one step closer to fruition. The value that laneway suites will add to the homeowner, as well as the city, is incalculable. Not only will this inventive housing solution assist with bridging the missing middle, but laneway suites will add character, additional security, provide supplementary income to homeowners and provide an affordable option for many who are struggling to find housing within the city’s core. It is an opportunity to build unique and creative living spaces in areas the city would otherwise leave unmaintained, and will diversify and densify walkable and desirable city neighbourhoods which currently have a low population. According to The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), “More than half the world is urban. The extraordinary population growth is expected to double in urban areas over the next three decades. This creates an urgent need to build millions of housing units for sale and rent at an affordable price. This cannot be accomplished without the urgent involvement of the private sector.” IIS Josh Klein, Broker, Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage Affordable Housing Committee Member Creator of TorontoLanewayHomes.com

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Ditchburn

a classic beauty that continues to captivate BY MATT DRISCOLL PHOTOGRAPHY: TAYLOR NULLMEYER

It’s hard to imagine that as Henry Ditchburn put the finishing touches on his first Ditchburn Pleasure Boats vessel he could have foreseen the passion his watercraft would continue to evoke some 149 years later.

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itchburn boats are among the most sought-after by collectors in Muskoka and abroad. It only takes a glimpse of one of these gorgeous watercrafts to understand why they are held in such high regard among the pantheon of handcrafted wooden boats. The history of Ditchburn boats is closely linked to the history of Muskoka itself, and the town of Gravenhurst specifically. But the Ditchburn family’s boatbuilding roots run back to a time before Europeans had ever set foot in Muskoka. Henry’s ancestor, William Ditchburn, was a naval advisor to Queen Elizabeth during the Sixteenth Century, and the original Ditchburn boatworks produced vessels of great renown from their base of operations in Blackwall, England. In 1869, Henry Ditchburn, along with his brothers William, John and Arthur, emigrated from England to Canada and settled in the town of Rosseau, which was on Ontario’s rugged northern frontier at the time. The brothers quickly realized that their multi-generational boatbuilding expertise could be put to good use as part of the fledgling resort and tourism industry that was starting to incubate in the Muskoka region. By 1874, the brothers had constructed a fleet of 24 rowboats which they would rent out to guests in the region.

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In 1890, the newly established H. Ditchburn Co., under the leadership of Henry, moved their base of operations to Gravenhurst. The town saw a great deal more traffic due to its prime location on the railroad. Ditchburn began adding gasoline-powered launches to their existing line of rowboats in 1898. They specialized in building custom gas-powered launches by hand, using high-end materials. The vessels typically had engines in the front and cockpits in the rear, with a focus on function, beauty and design. In 1904, the aging Henry granted ownership of the company to his nephew, Herb Ditchburn, who partnered with Tom Greavette. The company greatly increased production during the first two decades of the Twentieth Century, primarily catering to the wealthy cottage owners who were increasingly congregating around the big lakes of Muskoka. >

Ditchburn: one of the most sought-after by boat collectors.

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feature In 1915, the company suffered a serious setback when their Gravenhurst factory burned to the ground. But it wasn’t long before they were established and producing watercraft from a new, brick facility in Gravenhurst; one that would stand for the remainder of their operations. Ditchburn was the largest boat manufacturing company on Lake Muskoka with 30 employees in 1921, expanding to 60 by 1923, and (after opening a second plant in Orillia in the mid-1920s) a high-water mark of 130 men by the 1930s. The company had come a long way from building rowboats for tourists to building lavish luxury cruisers over 100 feet long for wealthy clients from New York to western Canada. Like many other businesses across North America, Ditchburn was crippled and eventually ruined by the Great Depression. They produced their last vessel in 1938. During its tenure, Ditchburn produced a number of remarkable vessels, although the vast majority have now been lost forever. One of their more notable vessels was the Kawandag II, which was constructed for John Eaton of Eaton’s department store renown. The Kawandag II was a 73-foot yacht made entirely of mahogany, and was considered the gold standard of boatbuilding at the time. >

Ditchburn the gold standard of boat building fully restored to it's original beauty.

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Ditchburn owners strive for every small detail to be original.

Another vessel, the 28-foot racer Silver Queen, was built for circus magnate John Ringling, of Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus, in 1927. The vessel would become the template for Ditchburn’s popular line of launches that were known as the Viking line. They were capable of travelling up to 45 mph. Six vessels modeled on the Viking were also commissioned and put into service to patrol the Atlantic coast on behalf of the Canadian Government. Ditchburn also created several racing boats, dubbed Rainbow, which competed and won in the highly competitive Gold Cup racing series. After the Second World War, the focus of boat construction moved away from handcrafted vessels towards mass production and synthetic materials. For those lucky few who own a Ditchburn, it’s become more than a status symbol or a pleasure cruising vessel - it’s a responsibility. The condition of many of the existing Ditchburns is a testament to those boatowners who have taken up the challenge with zeal. There will likely be Ditchburns for everyone to enjoy for many decades to come. IIS 34

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Kinsip House of Fine Spirits: Taking ‘Local’ Seriously BY LESLEY KENNY PHOTOGRAPHY BY JEREMIAH SOUCIE

“My overall feeling is that the consumer who’s interested in looking for locally-made products wants to feel connected to the maker – you could find out the person responsible for making it.” Jeremiah Soucie, Head of both Product Development, and Marketing, for Kinsip

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ucked in the village of Bloomfield, in the geographic heart of Prince Edward County, family-run craft distillery Kinsip House of Fine Spirits will release its first 5-year-old single malt whisky this spring. Co-owner Jeremiah Soucie’s excitement is contagious. In the fall of 2016, Jeremiah and his wife Sarah Waterston, along with Sarah’s brother Michael Waterston and his partner Maria Hristova, bought what was only the second craft distillery in Ontario when it opened in 2011. When the four new owners took over, the first thing they did was plant wheat on the property. It was a small crop, but they had big plans. Prince Edward County has experienced a surge in artisanal food, craft beer, and wine producers and word has spread. Only two hours east of Toronto, “the county,” as it is known locally, is an increasingly popular destination for day-trips and weekend getaways. Dotted with immaculate, stately Victorian homes, the county is home to fashionable restaurants serving farm-to-table meals, cool vintage and boutique shops in renovated barns, and stylish hotels with spectacular lake views. Kinsip’s farm-based distillery and onsite retail store are welcome additions to the area. All of Kinsip’s products are fermented, distilled, and aged onsite. Their 77-acre property was a hops and barley farm during the days when those were the main agricultural products of the area. The original Oast House – a barn-like structure to dry and roast hops – is in working order, one of the best-preserved structures of its kind in the county.

The red-brick Victorian Second-Empire home on the property, the Cooper-Norton Residence, was built in 1874. Today it’s home to Kinsip’s retail store where they sell their popular whiskyflavoured maple syrup and a variety of cocktail bitters made from locally-sourced produce. Just 50 feet from the distillery are two of the few coopers (barrel makers) in all of Canada. With three fall seasons under their belts, Kinsip owners have been experimenting with farming. Last year they added corn, rye, and barley, which they mill themselves. They work with local craft malter, Barn Owl Malt, to malt their grains for making their single malt whisky. The concept of “terroir” (environmental factors that affect the flavour of a product) has typically been associated with estategrown wine, but whisky is also affected by local elements (think of the salinity of some scotches, aging in barrels for decades, near the ocean). Jeremiah Soucie explains that Kinsip is “trying to establish what our terroir is – what are the expressions of place, of this county, of this particular spot in the county? We barrelled our first locally-made corn whisky that’s truly ofplace, two weeks ago. We know it will taste delicious in 3 years, but at 7, 9 or 12 years, it’ll be a gem.” Look for their products on LCBO shelves. The gleaming copper still at the centre of Kinsip’s operation is represented in the copper foiling on all their product labels. Plan a tour of the facility where you can enjoy their award-winning spirits (their Cooper’s Revival Rye recently won gold!) in cozy sipping rooms. According to Jeremiah, the farm-based distillery is easy to get to: “just off 62 – it’s a short hop from here to whatever else it is you might be looking to do in the county.” IIS

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ESCAPING THE BUSTLE:

RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES AS THE NEW MILLENNIAL DREAM BY LETICIA GABA

Picture your lakefront cottage in rural Ontario: early morning fishing on a placid lake, sipping refreshments on your deck with the smell of spring in the air, flowers in bloom, and the wind whistling through the pines. This is the lifestyle that millennials romanticize. Forget purchasing a home in one of Canada’s bustling urban centres – recreational properties have become the new ownership dream for millennials.

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ccording to recent studies, almost two-thirds of

Primarily, the rise of the sharing economy has had a big

young people in Canada would consider buying a

impact on the way millennials invest in properties. With the

recreational property over the next decade. In fact,

prominence of social media, came the rise of the sharing

reports show that millennials are twice as interested

economy: an economic system in which assets or services

in owning a recreational property than the rest of the

are shared and swapped between private individuals (often

population. Which begs the question: why are millennials

facilitated through community-based online platforms such

suddenly interested in cottage living? Before 2017, Canadian

as AirBnB, Uber and Bunz). In such economic conditions,

recreational markets were mainly driven by retirees, so

tech-savvy millennials aim to leverage their recreational or

why the abrupt variation in buyer demographics? Two

country properties to offset costs and make extra money.

intersecting trends can account for this change.

Although they can escape to their cottage home for

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This Backyard Could Be Yours This Summer - Executive Family Home In Lawrence Park

OFFERED AT: $5,395,000 Toronto, Ontario

Elegant and spacious executive family home nestled on a much desired 50x171ft South lot in the heart of Lawrence Park. Offering over 5700 sqft of gracious living space with a lower level walk-out to backyard oasis with pool, spa & flagstone terrace. Spacious eat-in kitchen, combined with breakfast area, opens to the family room with picture windows overlooking the pool & garden. The expansive second floor includes a private master suite with fireplace, sitting area & 6-piece spa ensuite. Three more generously proportioned bedrooms & laundry room complete the second floor. The lower level has a Nanny’s suite or gym space, two baths, extensive custom built mudroom, large recreation room & media rooms. This spectacular property is located just steps from the best public and private schools, gourmet shops and restaurants, making it the perfect home for your family. Not to be missed!!

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Forest Hill Stone Manor House Toronto, Ontario 

Rare offering of a landmark estate on the most prestigious street in the heart of Forest Hill. This majestic mansion has 6 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, private oasis on a 3/4 acre lot. Extensive renovation completed in 2013 includes new heated stone 3 car garage and resort style pool with waterfall, 3rd floor home theatre with vaulted ceilings. This extensive remodel includes custom work with the finest details of true old world craftsmanship blended with modern day design and technology. This turnkey estate comes fully loaded. Gym, south facing solarium, main floor library with walk out to meticulously manicured lawns and an exquisite garden. A magical paradise in the heart of the city. Approximately 9,700 sq. ft. + 3,000 sq. ft. in lower level. Truly a spectacular property.

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Refined Style in Forest Hill! Toronto, Ontario

Located in the elite and desirable Forest Hill neighbourhood, this remarkable Richard Wengle original is a 3 storey, 5+1 Bedroom, 6 bath detached home with lots of space to grow. Its spacious flow, vaulted ceilings and skylights beam natural cascaading light throughout. This luxurious home at 21 Burton, boasts European elegance and is surrounded by a private backyard oasis with landscaped gardens and perennial flowers. This bright and sophisticated 5,660 SQFT (4208 + 1452) home has it all: Marble countertops and backsplash, Oak hardwood floors, 4 fireplaces, textured wallpaper, panelled appliances and high-end finishes. Other spectacular features include a third-floor dream suite, formal rooms for entertaining, a custom wine cellar with storage for over 1000 bottles, an expansive rec room, abundant storage, 2 car driveway and a 2 car garage with a workshop. Detailed security features throughout.

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A View To The Edge Of Forever Toronto, Ontario

This exquisite almost 2700 sqft penthouse at One Bedford is nothing short of a masterpiece. Architect and designer Heather Dubbeldam, at the direction of the iconic Sonja Bata, created a breathtaking suite atop Toronto’s finest condominium address. Exquisite principle rooms with soaring ceilings are flooded with spectacular natural light and feature unobstructed South, West and North views of the city skyline and CN Tower. A flawless, custom designed Bulthaup kitchen and family room are perfect for entertaining. Three well appointed bedrooms – all with stunning views – complete the personal space. The suite is beautifully customized with an incredible 50 foot long bookcase, numerous built-ins, noise cancelling insulation, and white oak floors throughout. Four generously proportioned balconies are a rare find. Add 2 parking spaces and superb building amenities – this is the ultimate penthouse to call home.

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Elegant, 4-bedroom centre-hall residence with spectacular pool-size garden. Tasteful, three-storey addition! Wonderful great room, with newly reno'd kitchen, opens to a magnificent, covered veranda for outdoor entertaining from spring through autumn Private Master with fab 5-piece bath. Attached garage with direct access to house.

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • MUSKOKA

Muskoka – synonymous with cottage country – is a household name in North America. Situated around three large lakes (Muskoka, Joseph and Rosseau), the Muskoka region was once dubbed the ‘Malibu of the North’ by The New Yorker, because of the number of celebrity estates in the area. Beautiful homes and well-appointed summer cottages offer breathtaking views of the lakes and constellation of private islands. The number of local residents more than doubles in the summer when 100,000 seasonal residents join the 60,000 lucky permanent residents of the Muskoka region. But the privacy afforded by sprawling tree-covered properties and the vastness of the granite-carved area means that Muskoka can easily accommodate visitors while maintaining everyone’s privacy and sense of open space.

Lake Rosseau-Modern Privacy!

$5,995,000

Muskoka, Ontario

The Muskoka region is known for its exceptional dining, trendy shops, craft beer scene and contemporary art galleries and museums. Kids can choose from a variety of exciting summer camp programmes and families can join in the year-round cultural festivals. When you’re not relaxing dockside, you can paddle. Whether you’re a serious kayaker or it’s your first-time trying to figure out how to sit in a canoe, you’ll revel in hours of scenic adventure. Or just take your paddle board out on a lake, early in the morning, and attempt some inspiring yoga poses. From the haunting call of the loon to the variety of trees and vegetation local to the region, Muskoka is a nature lover’s paradise. But if hiking is not your favourite way to appreciate the grandeur, there are boat cruises that will offer you a new perspective.

Ultimate Lake Joseph Privacy!

$5,950,000

Muskoka, Ontario

Newer custom contemporary cottage with many upgrades, 5,000+ sq.ft., walls of glass, 5 bdrms w/ multiple decks & patios, stunning views, 2-storey BH currently used as a gym and 497’ of waterfront privacy w/beach. Simply a stunning package!.

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Rare 2 lot offering, both with 300'+frontage. Beautifully constructed 4,300 sqft, 4 bed/bath, fully winterized "classic" Muskoka cottage, 2-storey BH + room for much more. Oversized garage & endless opportunities limited only by your imagination.

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TRULY UNIQUE MUSKOKA RETREAT • BIG LAKE LUXURY • SMALL LAKE SERENITY

OFFERED AT: $1,795,000 - FEATURED ON COLIN & JUSTIN'S NEW SHOW - GREAT CANADIAN COTTAGES Muskoka, Ontario

One-of-a-kind South Muskoka waterfront retreat with a charming log home located inside this unique masterpiece. Custom designed and built with features sure to impress the most discriminating buyers. Must be seen to fully appreciate. Bonus detached gym with sauna and loft. Over-sized double garage plus carport. Idyllic setting boats 410 feet of shoreline on a quiet lake. Maximum privacy is afforded on approximately 20 acres. Located less than 90 minutes from the GTA and only 20 minutes to Bala. Year round paved municipal road enjoy all seasons here!

WATERFRONT - ACREAGE - PRIVACY - QUALITY. Visit www.MuskokaCottageForSale.ca to view the interactive 3-D iGuide tour with floor plans, full gallery, aerial pics and drone video. Call Maggie today to arrange your private viewing of this lottery winner's dream home.

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$3,195,000

Muskoka, Ontario

Family Retreat - Lake Muskoka

$2,795,000

Muskoka, Ontario

Contemporary cottage w/ 2 slip bthse. Many upgrades incl white oak floors, mono stringer stairway, large windows and doors , custom kitchen, Miele appliances. Ash decking, landscaped w/ south exp & sand beach, quiet bay, mid lake Joseph.

BEN IMRIE* DAN IMIRE*

Exceptional family minded property, 224' shoreline, beautiful grounds & sitting areas. Extensive upgrades! Spacious new kitchen, bright living areas, 2 slip BH, all day sun w/deck & storage room, 2 car, 2-storey coach house garage w/private suite.

Ben@iMuskoka.com Dan@iMuskoka.com www.iMuskoka.com

Office: 705 765 6565 Direct: 705 706 2099

LARGE LAKE ROSSEAU FRONTAGE

$2,400,000

Muskoka, Ontario

Jim Gardiner* Direct: 705 646 7358 Iris Gardiner* Direct: 705 646 6367

GardinerTeam@gmail.com

Lake Muskoka - Bracebridge Gem

$1,195,000

Muskoka, Ontario

Unique opportunity with 650' of waterfront, 17 acres & 3 separately deeded parcels allowing for a full family compound of multiple full sized cottages. The privacy & stunning views along with the development opportunities make this one not to miss.

BEN IMRIE* DAN IMIRE*

Well maintained 3 season cottage on year-round road, 4 bedrooms, and Bunkie. Stunning views! Large deck and boat port with sundeck. Fabulous for family and entertaining. Only minutes to town and all its amenities.

Ben@iMuskoka.com Dan@iMuskoka.com www.iMuskoka.com

Office: 705 765 6565 Direct:705 644 2475

Jim Gardiner* Direct: 705 646 7358 Iris Gardiner* Direct: 705 646 6367

$7,950,000

Price Upon Request

$989,000

$959,0oo

LAKE ROSSEAU 1ST EVER OFFERING

1140 ‘ SUNSET LANDMARK

7000 sq ft of Sheer Splendour finely crafted by Forest Hill Fine Homes marrying Luxe Living w Gracious Muskoka Hamptons Architecture. 12 Ac 335' gorgeous priv. views, minutes.

SANDRA WALDIE* Direct: 705 646 4747 JAMIE BLAIR* Office: 705 375 9191

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Keewaydin Island-Lake Muskoka

Very special/private, great view, lovely cottage, spacious living area, stone fireplace, 4 bdrms, large master w/ ensuite. 370' frontage, deep & shallow water, able to build 2 storey BH. Sandy shallow water entry.

LAKE ROSSEAU FAMILY COTTAGE GEM

7 Ac w the finest unobstructed views, priv Beach, rocky points, Cot & Boaths. The most magnificent of shores, severance potential- 1st offer in 50 years.

SANDRA WALDIE* Direct: 705 646 4747 SAMANTHA WALDIE* Office: 705 706 3350

Jim Gardiner* Direct: 705 646 7358 IRIS GARDINER* Direct: 705 646 6367

SANDRA WALDIE* Direct: 705 646 4747 SAMANTHA WALDIE* Office: 705 706 3350

Value packed Windermere North 3 bdrm w gar & sleep bunk mature totally private woodsy lands stunning vistas. Inviting wood int stone Fp immediate occ.

PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • huntsville • lake of bays $3,250,000

$1,600,000

$899,000

$689,000

BELLA LAKE RARE OFFERING

CROWN ISLAND

LAKE OF BAYS BLDG LOT

AFFORDABLE WATERFRONT

Entire island on Lake of Bays, 2.25 acres, 1,220 ft frontage, 3 cabins + mainland lot has another 200 ft frontage, 1 acre & boathouse, Privacy!

Hard to find building lot has 2.45 acres, 120 ft on lake, faces SW, lots of building options, year round road, good privacy, roughed-in drive way.

3 bdrm, 3 bath + artist's loft on 3rd floor. Great location on peaceful Long Line Lake between Baysville & Dorset. Historic home has been updated.

SUSAN BROWN**

SUSAN BROWN**

SUSAN BROWN**

Perfect family legacy property. 1,090 ft lake frontage, 20 acres, 5 bdrms. 4 bath elegant home + guest house, drive shed, superb privacy, 2 garages.

SUSAN BROWN**

Direct: 705 788 4176 Office: 705 78 1001 *SALES REPRESENTATIVE

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RISE ABOVE IT ALL in Muskoka BY MATT DRISCOLL

Photos by Stephanie Memory Photography - Huckleberry Rock

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hen it comes to the best place in Canada to view autumn foliage, publications like Reader’s Digest and HuffPost have come to a consensus: Muskoka stands above the rest. In fact, Muskoka offers some of the most gorgeous landscapes in the country, 12 months of the year. If you want to take in as much of the view as possible, there are a few spots in the region that can take you to new heights. Some, you can drive to and they typically draw crowds of sightseers, while others are known mostly to locals and require treks down lesser-known routes.

Lions Lookout near downtown Huntsville.

One of the most easily accessible and panoramic views in Muskoka is the Lion’s Lookout. A 1.5 km trail, from the Canada Summit Centre near downtown Huntsville, leads up to the lookout but it can also be accessed by a paved road. There are places to sit and even to have a picnic lunch at the top as you enjoy a spectacular view over Fairy Lake and surrounding highlands. To the east of Huntsville, iconic Algonquin Park has a number of spots to take in the view of the myriad landscapes below. The Track and Tower Trail runs a loop of 7.5 km that takes guests through an interesting historical journey before they reach a spectacular lookout over Cache Lake.

Dorset Fire Tower is one of the most popular destinations in Muskoka during the autumn colour explosion but the view is spectacular throughout the spring and summer as well. Situated on a ridge overlooking the Lake of Bays, the Dorset Lookout Tower (the old fire tower) itself is 100 feet tall and 465 feet in total, above the lake. Visitors and locals have been making the trek up Huckleberry Rock in Milford Bay (between Bracebridge and Port Carling) for more than a century. Take a seat on a rock formation that is one of the oldest on the planet and enjoy the sunset over Lake Muskoka.

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Track and Tower Trail of Algonquin Park.

Just north of Gravenhurst, off Highway 169, Walker’s Point Lookout remained a hidden gem for years. Recently renovated by the Township of Muskoka Lakes, the one-kilometre lookout trail, known locally as Berry Mountain, provides another stunning view over Lake Muskoka. In Gravenhurst, visitors to the Hahne Farm Trail can walk along the edge of a granite ridge as they look out over the marshlands below and on to Silver Lake. Starting out from the trailhead on Bethune Drive, the trails offer loops that range from 2 to 5 km, winding through a mix of hard and softwood forest. IIS

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • gravenhurst

Gravenhurst is known as the “Gateway to Muskoka.” Its lakes, forests and rocky landscape captivated the first visitors and have drawn people back for more than 150 years. The town’s proximity to Toronto (1.5 hrs), Orillia (20 mins) and Casino Rama (30 mins) make it a strategic location for those seeking the Cottage lifestyle or full-time residence. Gravenhurst is known for its famous steamships, historic Opera House, Bethune House, Sawdust City Craft Brewery as well as its thriving arts community and entrepreneurial spirit. Several lakes are located close to town, the largest of which is Lake Muskoka. Other popular lakes include Doe, Bass, Gull, Kahshe, Loon, Morrison, Muldrew, Pine, Turtle and Sparrow Lake. There is something exciting happening almost every weekend, all summer long. The Vintage Car Show, a Fathers’ Day tradition for over 20 years, the annual Antique Boat Show and Dockside Festival Arts Show in August are just a few of the many events that make Gravenhurst an exciting place to spend time with family & friends.

SPECTACULAR VISTAS

$980,000

Gravenhurst, Ontario

Located on beautiful Kahshe Lake. A rare property, north tip of Boyd island offers breathtaking panoramic views. Spectacular vistas, multi exposure, private swimming, topography is a photographer's dream. Quality, 1200 sq ft bungaloft, 3bd/2bth, wd stove, older boathouse.

April Drane*

Office: 705 684 9087 Direct: 416 617 3733

PRIVATE BEACH BAY/SOUTH VIEW

$625,000

April Drane*

Gravenhurst, Ontario

Spacious,bright family cottage located on beautiful Kahshe Lake. 3+1bd/2bth, vaulted ceiling in LR, wood stove, located in quiet, private bay w sandy beach. This is great property for families as the current owners have enjoyed raising their family here for over 30 years!

Office: 705 684 9087 Direct: 416 617 3733 *SALES REPRESENTATIVE

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STUNNING SHORELINE

$849,000

Gravenhurst, Ontario

One of the most stunning, naturally level, granite shorelines on beautiful Kahshe lake.Rare offering, 2 adjacent lots w stunning 1100’ multi exposure views. Quaint rustic cabin w bunkie. 15+ acres to explore w large sand beach. A naturalist’s quiet, dream paradise.

April Drane*

Office: 705 684 9087 Direct: 416 617 3733

PRIVATE LOG CABIN CAMP

$499,000

April Drane*

Gravenhurst, Ontario

Located on beautiful Kahshe Lake. Offering 3+ ac, 475' WF w sand beach, Main log (restored) cabin, 3 bunkies, wet and dry boathouse this property has been in the same family for 70 years! There is a lot of history here and it is the ideal family camp for those seeking room to spread out and explore.

Office: 705 684 9087 Direct: 416 617 3733

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY

Collingwood: Collingwood is known for its warm hospitality. This community is rich in history and culture and is truly an active lifestyle community. Located on the southern shores of Georgian Bay, its waterfront provides endless opportunities. Creemore/Clearview: Creemore’s scenery is one of its great natural attractions - you’ll see beautiful landscapes, including pastoral farmlands, rolling off into the distance. Creemore has a vibrant small-business community and is a wonderful location for anyone looking to shop, dine and explore. Mulmur: Mulmur Township is considered a wee bit of heaven

that straddles the famous Niagara Escarpment. Descending into gently rolling farmlands and rural areas, it has become a preferred area for weekend country retreats as well as a home to many commuters.

Wasaga Beach: Situated along the largest freshwater archipelago in the world, Wasaga Beach is a popular summer tourist destination. Enjoy the many trails for hiking, cycling, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Swim in warm waters and admire the panoramic views of the Niagara Escarpment.

GEORGIAN BAY WATERFRONT

$2,788,000

The Blue Mountains, Ontario

The Blue Mountains: This scenic area offers an abundance of recreational activities for all four seasons, most notably winter. The Village at Blue Mountain has an array of boutiques and stores all within walking distance of the largest ski resort in Ontario. Thornbury: Today in Thornbury, the entrepreneurial spirit is

alive and well. Located between Collingwood and Meaford, over the years this quaint town has been home to a wide spectrum of businesses. Bruce Street is active with an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and artisans.

Beaver Valley/Grey Highlands: The Beaver Valley provides four seasons of relaxation, excitement and recreation in the unspoiled countryside. The valley is well known for skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Beaver Valley Ski Club operates as a private ski club just south of the town of Kimberly. Meaford: Meaford is a fascinating four-season destination that has it all. The quaint and charming historic downtown district offers live theatre and concerts, fresh local food, unique shopping, nature at your doorstep, a beautiful harbour and so much more. UNIQUE WATERFRONT PARADISE

$2,695,000

Collingwood, Ontario

Georgian Bay is your backyard in this custom-built 2,500 sq. ft. home w/3 Bdrms, 3 Baths, elevator & Chef's Kitchen. 20'x40' saltwater pool, waterfalls, stunning landscaping, outdoor fireplace & a sandy bottom waterfront. MLS®137146

BARB PICOT* RON PICOT* JENNIFER RIDSDALE**

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Imagine 105' of Georgian Bay waterfront w/sheltered deep water canal, boat launch & dock. 6 Bdrms, 4 Baths w/ floor-to-ceiling flagstone gas fireplace in Great Rm. Main floor Master w/5 pc ensuite, Family Room & detached 2 car garage. MLS®171657

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY

Artisan On Lora Bay - Luxury Waterfront Development

$7,000,000

Blue Mountains, Ontario

The Artisan On Lora Bay is like nothing Georgian Bay has ever seen. It is a triumph of seclusion, of engineering-forward artisanal construction, and of harmonious integration into the natural landscape. Each of the Artisan’s five 9,000 to 16,000 square-foot waterfront residences will feel lost in a forest, yet perched atop Georgian Bay, just three minutes west of Thornbury, Ontario or a 12 minute bike ride via the Georgian Trail. ​Inside the imposing gates, the first of these five exceptional residences, Artisan 1, is now coming to life and ready to be tailored to your discriminating tastes. Welcome to summer. Welcome to ski season. Welcome to the epicentre of Ontario’s premier four-season playground. Welcome to your bower in the woods and your palace on the water. www.artisanonlorabay.com

Rob McAleer*

Direct: 705 888 3981 rob@georgianbaygroup.com

$2,900,000

$985,000

30 ACRE QUINTESSENTIAL ESTATE Collingwood, Ontario

INVESTMENT & LIFESTYLE PURCHASE- PRESIDENTIAL SUITE IN THE WESTIN

Bordering The Black Ash Creek and nestled in Collingwood. Beautiful custom stone home with manicured grounds, waterfall, tiered decks, pool, hot tub, barn with high tech office and equestrian facilities, 3 paddocks, tennis court, heritage Apple and Pear orchard + evergreen forest (12,000 + trees), log cabin with sleeping loft, trailseven a covered bridge.

KEITH HULL**

Perfect cottage alternative in a four seasons destination of the Blue Mountain Village. Fully furnished resort home in a prime location overlooking the Village, Millpond, Mountains and Georgian Bay! The ultimate in luxury. Amenities include year round heated outdoor pool & hot tubs, Reebok Exercise Rm, Sauna, Kid’s Rm. Enjoy Rm Service from Oliver & Bonacini. Contact me about my other ownership opportunities in the Blue Mountain Village & area ranging from 1 bdrms in the $200’s up to the Presidential Suite!

ELLEN JARMAN*

Direct: 705 444 4855 keith@keithhull.com *SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Blue Mountain, Ontario

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COLLINGWOOD Arboretum BY LESLEY KENNY

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ust an hour northwest of Barrie, the Collingwood Arboretum, a botanical garden devoted to trees, occupies five-and-a-half acres beside Harbourview Park. The arboretum, itself a beautiful park, offers wellmaintained paved and natural trails for walking and biking. The various coniferous and deciduous trees, shrubs and other plants, are labeled with their common and botanical names – in case it’s your first time meeting a Turkish filbert, sweetgum, or Eastern redbud. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, the water views from the arboretum, like the trees, change with the seasons. A short stroll along a trail leads to an opening through which Collingwood’s historic grain terminals provide a stunning backdrop for photo ops. At the centre of the arboretum, planted with vines and rose bushes, a pergola’s geometric shadows offer visitors intriguing photographic opportunities. The structure also provides a lovely setting for weddings – the arboretum is available to rent for special events (and is free to all for engagement selfies). Along the western hillside there are 52

benches for those wishing to rest and soak in the tranquil atmosphere, or enjoy a picnic lunch. Twenty-five years ago, this site was a landfill, full of household garbage, broken glass and rubble. In 1995, the Collingwood Horticultural Society proposed a plan to transform the landfill into a quiet retreat and a place where visitors could learn about the importance of trees. Supported by the Town of Collingwood and generous donations by members of the community, the landfill was cleared, three feet of topsoil was spread throughout the area and the Collingwood Arboretum was started. The arboretum is just a short walk west of Harbourview Park, on the walking path. There are two entrances to the arboretum. One is off First Street, at the bottom of Hickory Street, the other one is on Cedar Street at Harbourview Park. Although not inside the arboretum, the Collingwood Labyrinth is near the Hickory Street entrance. This popular, paved walk encourages rest and reflection, an appropriate addition to such a transformed and peaceful site.

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • OWEN SOUND • WIARTON • GREY • BRUCE Bruce Peninsula: Bruce Peninsula offers beautiful Niagara Escarpment shorelines, pristine sandy beaches, some of the best parts of the famous Bruce Trail and a myriad of festivals–all just a taste of what you can expect to experience.

Wiarton: Wiarton is located at the western end of the scenic shores of Colpoys Bay, an inlet off Georgian Bay on the Bruce Peninsula. Defined by the rugged limestone cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment, Wiarton is known for the Wiarton Willie Festival, in February each year.

Owen Sound: Owen Sound is located on the southern shores of Georgian Bay. A true gateway, enjoy the waterfront trail system, farmer’s market and, in the winter, access thousands of snowmobile trails, cross-country skiing areas and downhill skiing clubs.

Georgian Bay: Georgian Bay is the epitome of waterfront living. Often referred to as the sixth Great Lake, it features more than 30,000 islands and 2,000 kilometers of shoreline. Experience the region's serene beauty with its majestic towering cliffs, beautiful beaches and clear water.

VIDAL BAY FOREST

$19,500,000

Manitoulin Island, Ontario

GEORGIAN BAY WATERFRONT HOME

$1,250,000

Meaford, Ontario

20,000+ Acres on Manitoulin Island with approx. 20km of waterfront. Property features mature forests, inland lakes & sandy shorelines. One of the world's largest fresh water islands, unparalleled in its own pristine ecosystem.

GARY TAYLOR**

Direct: 519 378 4663

MARK MCDADE*

Tobermory, Ontario

MARK MCDADE*

519 387 7650 mcdaderealestate@outlook.com *SALES REPRESENTATIVE

519 387 7650 mcdaderealestate@outlook.com

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TRANQUIL WATERFRONT COTTAGE

$695,000

This stunning 4 bed, 4 bath custom built home w/ boat ramp & dock offers open concept main floor living with cathedral ceilings showcasing a waterside wall of windows. Wet sauna, in-law suite, workshop, art studio, beautiful gardens and sunset views.

Enjoy panoramic Lake Huron sunset views with 213' of smooth limestone shoreline, 3 bed / 2 bath rough hewn log home with wooden beams, plank floors & wood stove making for the coziest of settings. Situated on a private 2 acre property. A must see!

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GOLF COURSE / PRIME LAND

$1,199,000

Tobermory, Ontario

MARK MCDADE*

100 Acres of prime land. 5 ponds, mini golf and driving range, pro shop, maintenance buildings, 2000 sq.ft. clubhouse with fully equipped commercial kitchen, restaurant & bar with seating for 55 inside w/ another 55 on the 1000 sq.ft covered deck.

519 387 7650 mcdaderealestate@outlook.com

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • OWEN SOUND • WIARTON • GREY • BRUCE 76 ACRE OFF-GRID FARM

$998,000

Desirable Dyer's Bay

$499,900

Lucknow, Ontario

Northern Bruce Peninsula, Ontario

Exceptional 1.5 storrey home/cottage featuring modern design layout with expansive views of Georgian Bay. The property is complete with mature trees, beautiful gardens, stone walkways & detached heated garage with loft Serenity, comfort and style!

Whitefield Farm; a unique organic farm offering an "Off-Grid" live/work experience in the heart of farming & cottage country. Straw bale insulated home built 2012, barn, drive shed, round building. Perfect for market gardening!

Lori Schwengers**

Direct: 226 974 1818

RALPH SCHWENGERS*

Direct: 416 300 5899

www.LoriSchwengers.ca

GARY TAYLOR**

Direct: 519 378 4663

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EXPLORE GREY COUNTY

The Most Incredible Hikes of the Bruce Trail BY LETICIA GABA

Uncover some of the most incredible scenic vistas overlooking Georgian Bay on the Bruce Trail – an 890 km trail that runs between Queenston, in the Niagara region, to Tobermory in the Bruce Peninsula. 1. Overhanging Point Full of hidden caves and overhanging cliffs, this trail showcases layers of geological treasures and breathtaking views. Visit in the spring for a more secluded adventure.

2. Devil’s Monument The largest of the Bruce Peninsula’s flowerpot formations, Devil’s Monument is known for its many spectacular views along the shoreline. Bring your picnic basket for a relaxing lunch, alfresco.

3. White Bluff As an easily recognizable landmark, White Bluff is located within the Smokey Head White Bluffs Nature Reserve and overlooks three different trails. Its cliff towers above incredible water views and is topped by a layer of primitive white rock and dark green forest.

4. Lion’s Head This forested trail leads onto an astonishing, 200-foot cliff lookout point, where you can look down to see stunning blue water. Explore the challenging Lion’s Head Trail and discover a variety of lookouts and escarpment views.

5. Jackson’s Cave Lookout Side Trail Offering two kilometers of stunning views including Jackson Cove and Hope Bay, this trail showcases an ever-changing variety of terrain and viewpoints – from crystal-clear water, to green forests and a riverbed. IIS CH ESTN UT PARK RE AL ESTATE LIMITED, B ROKER AG E

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County is rapidly becoming a much sought after area of Southern Ontario. With beautiful established and up and coming wineries, the ocean-like waters of Lake Ontario kiss the white sandy beaches of the Sandbanks Provincial Park. Lined with plenty of charming local shops and restaurants that are scattered across the county, there is always something to see and explore. In the County a friendly community will greet you. There are plenty of antique shops, trendy shopping, museums, cycling trails, theatre productions and quaint festivals. It is a rural hot spot for food and drink that has been making a mark on the map with places such as The Drake Devonshire, which offers an upscale experience and the most beautiful views of Lake Ontario, and the ever-changing menus at the County’s various restaurants. It has a growing craft beer scene, charming bed and breakfasts, and friendly farm stands throughout the scenic county roads sell fresh fruit and local produce.

$1,395,000

$625,000

IN THE HEART OF PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY'S WINE REGION

LAKE ONTARIO AND POPULAR SANDBANKS NEIGHBOURHOOD!

This magnificent home perched along the pristine waters of Lake Ontario opens the door to an exceptional lifestyle. Architectural detailing was infused throughout the home with high quality hardware & fixtures to create an inviting country home feeling. Panoramic vistas stretch endlessly with refreshing dips in the lake on a hot summers day only a few steps away.

Located on Salmon Point Road with approximately 160 Feet of Waterfront this is a rare opportunity to secure premium waterfront in a location with limited offerings. Featuring a canvas of 2.2 Acres with a mixture of softwood bushes is an ideal sanctuary from a fast-paced urban lifestyle. Endless possibilities to enjoy the offering as-is or look at revamping to your desired abode.

Prince Edward County, Ontario

Prince Edward County, Ontario

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A WALK THROUGH HISTORY: Picton’s Long-Lost Castles BY LETICIA GABA

On a peninsula of lush farmland and sandy beaches, the Town of Picton is a picturesque and lively locality with striking architecture and a fascinating heritage. Recognized as the heart of Ontario’s historical Prince Edward County, the town remains a popular getaway destination for locals and tourists alike.

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ome of Picton’s residents recall two magnificent architectural landmarks that once overlooked the bay. Not so long ago, the town was home to not just one, but two castles on Bridge Street. Towering over the Picton Harbour, Castle Villeneuve and The Rickarton Castle were once significant historical landmarks in Prince Edward County.

Castle Villeneuve The Villeneuve Castle was a local landmark in Picton. First built as a small chateau, between 1840 and 1845, the structure was enlarged circa 1860. Its striking architecture was widely recognized as one of a kind; with four towers and twenty-five rooms, the castle was known for its grand ballroom and elegant staircase. By the 1970s, Castle Villeneuve had become the Inn on the Bay and its restaurant was popular with local residents. During the days leading up to January of 1986, the weather had been cold. The basement sewer drain froze and attempts to thaw it resulted in a propane explosion. The blast ripped upwards and the magnificent castle went up in flames. Although brave firemen and local residents aimed to get everyone out of the building safely, the fire resulted in one tragic fatality, and that night the Town of Picton lost over 140 years of history. Locals remember the scenic view of the harbour from the castle’s huge two-storey bay window, its bustling restaurant and the irreplaceable stone ballroom – the setting of many happy events.

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The Rickarton Castle, 1939 – The Toronto Star, Toronto Public Library Archives

The Rickarton Castle A few blocks over on Bridge Street stood another beautiful work of architecture: Picton’s second castle, The Rickarton. Initially built as a small imitation of Warwick Castle in Warwickshire, England, the Rickarton Castle was a well-loved local site. What had started as a small, symmetrical house in 1860, later developed into a magnificent medieval-inspired castle. By 1863, The Rickarton had a massive square tower, crenellations along every roofline, and Tudor gothic verandahs overlooking the harbour. The three-storey fortress later took on a new life as a hotel and party spot for locals who enjoyed its breathtaking Chandelier Room dance hall, gothic décor and scenic boat house. Unfortunately, The Rickarton met its end after a developer purchased the land, and, by a vote of town council, the monumental Rickarton was set for demolition in 1991. Although both castles were demolished, they are still recognized as an integral part of Picton’s identity and history. IIS

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • haliburton

Haliburton County is cottage country. Located in Central Ontario, a 2.5-hour drive north of Toronto, Haliburton’s breathtaking scenery, combined with extensive recreational and cultural opportunities, make this a desirable year-round home. Spend your summers dockside, relaxing with family and friends, walking scenic trails, golfing, fishing, kayaking or canoeing. In winter, enjoy hiking and snowmobile trails, or grab your skis for a day of cross-country skiing under clear blue skies. A thriving arts community in Haliburton includes numerous public and private galleries, artists’ studios, museums, and the Haliburton Sculpture Forest. The natural beauty of the county may even inspire you to sign up for local painting classes with one of the area’s many recognized artists. Local shops and services are open all year. Dubbed the Haliburton Highlands, the spectacular beauty of the area makes Haliburton one of the most desirable places to live in Ontario. The many rivers and more than two dozen lakes that dot the county promote an active lifestyle for families and retirees alike.

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • haliburton $2,200,000

$1,850.000

HIGH END LAKEHOUSE IN PEACEFUL SETTING

QUALITY EXECUTIVE HOME ON PRIVATE LOT

Redstone Lake - immaculate lake house w/ 166 feet of frontage & just under an acre in a private peaceful setting. Extensive landscaping, North West exposure for all day sun & beautiful sunsets. Nestled in Piccadilly Bay enjoy a large lake w/o the boat traffic. 4500 sq.ft with open concept main level, high end finishes & incredible Haliburton room. Main level master w/ ensuite.

Redstone Lake - This 4300+sf Robinson design home exudes quality and detail throughout with Jatoba flooring, Lowen windows & doors, copper eavestroughing, smooth granite f/p, 5 speaker systems & much more. 3 bedrooms, each with it’s own ensuite, 5 baths plus a 2-bedroom 1 bath Bunkie above the triple garage. Extremely private with 172 ft of clean shoreline.

Haliburton, Ontario

Haliburton, Ontario

$1,699,000

$1,449,000

LOCATED 2 HOURS FROM THE GTA

PERFECTION! THIS ONE HAS IT ALL

Gull Lake - You will be very impressed with everything about this amazing property. The extensive landscaping that has been perfectly blended into the surrounding natural features with stone walkways to the fire pit and down to the private deck and docking at the waterfront. 3,200 sq. ft. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, open concept main level, large master and much more!

Drag Lake - this incredible cottage will check off all the boxes on your wish list. Sitting near the waters edge w/ extensive landscaping, tons of space for play, North West Exposure for all day sun, deep clean water & walk in sand beach. 4500 + sq. ft, 5 bdrms, 4 baths. Open concept main level, gourmet kitchen, Haliburton room,stone fireplace. Lower level rec room.

Haliburton, Ontario

Haliburton, Ontario

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • haliburton $1,264,000

$1,125,000

MINUTES TO TOWN WITH LOTS OF SERVICES

CHARMING COTTAGE, SAND BEACH, WEST EXPOSURE

Soyers Lake - 138 feet of frontage w/ sunny south exposure, incredible big lake views, & deep clean water. The landscaping takes advantage of the lot creating different spots to enjoy; the permanent waterfront deck, watch the kids play on the flat usable space. This spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home's main level has a bright kitchen, formal dining room, large sun room.

Kennisis Lake - Charming 3 bdrm, 2 bath cottage with high end natural finishes, on a very private 1.5 AC lot with 275 ft. of hard packed sand shoreline. The lot is level making it accessible to all, has gorgeous big lake views, SW/W exp. for great all day sun & sunsets.Many distinctive features incl. exposed pine & hemlock beams, stained oak & cherry walls. A must see!

Haliburton, Ontario

Haliburton, Ontario

$1,150,000

$999,000

QUALITY EXECUTIVE HOME ON PRIVATE LOT

WEST EXPOSURE, DEEP CLEAN WATER, & GREAT COTTAGE

Kennisis Lake – Stunning big-lake western views and clean, deep water from this level to gently sloped property. Post and beam, wall of windows, floor-to-ceiling f/p. Kitchen with quartz counters - open to dining room which opens to wrap-around deck. 3 bdrm, 3 bath, master with ensuite in loft. Lower level family room, wet bar, games room. Triple and single garages.

Moore Lake - Loaded with charm, this 4 bedroom / 2 bath cottage/home is only 2 hours from the GTA! Completely updated for modern year- round living. Gorgeous big-lake views, rock & sand shoreline & deep water. West/south-west exposure for glorious sunsets. Lakeside sauna, insulated Bunkie. Beautifully landscaped, this mostly level property is private and is on a 3-lake chain.

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • haliburton

$3,999,000

AMAZING RECREATIONAL RETREAT Haliburton, Ontario

$2,299,000

Kennisis Lake - the total package.777 ft. of frontage, west exposure, deep clean water & sand beach + 227 acres incl. Natures Way - paths, log cabin, & private pond. 7500+ sq. ft w/ no expense spared. Contact us for the property feature package.

ALMOST 500 FT FRONTAGE Haliburton, Ontario

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$1,345,000

Redstone Lake – Magnificent Balinese designed home which encapsulates natural, bright, open areas. The 3.700 sf home with breathtaking views has a gourmet kitchen and stunning master wing with sitting area & large ensuite. acres. 490 ft 2600 sf deck, 6.4 of frontage.

PERFECT FOR YEAR ROUND USE Haliburton, Ontario

$1,200,000

Haliburton, Ontario

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$899,000

Esson Lake – 4500 sf with 6 bdrms and 5 baths, games room. Open concept with cathedral ceililngs, f/p, Hot Tub, A/C. Stunning views from 465 ft of frontage and 4 acres. Sandy area and deep water. Excellent return on Investment.

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A TRANQUIL RETREAT

Kennisis Lake - incredible sunsets over the open lake views, all day sun, 226 feet of frontage, deep clean water, well treed creating great privacy from all vantage points. 2,400 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, open concept main level.

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Haliburton, Ontario

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Kashagawigamog Lake - if you are looking to retire to cottage country or a cottage minutes to town this is the place for you. Level lot w/ west exp. sand beach, & tons of space for play. 2,800 sq. ft. Viceroy, 3 bedrooms all with ensuites.

$950,000

STUNNING VIEWS & PRIVACY Boshkung Lake - 1.66 acres of total privacy, 255 feet of frontage, deep clean water, all day sun down at the dock & only 2 hours from the GTA area.4000 sq. ft. w/ 5 bdrms, 4 baths, main level master, various spaces for relaxing or entertaining.

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$1,190,000

Haliburton, Ontario

Oblong Lake - Tranquil, very private, level lot with hardpacked sand beach and SW exposure. Vintage-inspired exterior and open concept interior. 3 bdrms, 3 baths + den. The great room is bright with 3 sets of sliding doors leading to 1,500 sf deck.

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1920'S INSPIRED COTTAGE

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SCANDINAVIAN LOG HOME Haliburton, Ontario

Drag Lake - Exquisitely crafted, this 2 bdrm + loft log home is on a well-treed, private, south facing lot. Quality custom cabinetry, carvings & railings. Pine plank flooring, granite f/p, & in-floor heating. Lg master with ensuite. Insulated Bunkie.

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PORTFOLIO OF EXCEPTIONAL CHESTNUT PARK PROPERTIES • haliburton

$749,000

NEWLY RENOVATED GEM!! Haliburton, Ontario

SUNSETS FROM YEAR-ROUND HOME

$749,000

Haliburton, Ontario

Chandos Lake - 4 bdrm, 2 bath renovated cottage. Open concept main level, Lower level w/ walkout. Beautiful lot w/ all day sun, deep water & shallow sand entry. Great privacy. Tons of improvements! Lots of inclusions to move in & enjoy right away!

Maple Lake – Level, private lot with 154 ft frontage and 1.6 acres on a 3-lake chain. 3 bdrms, 2½ baths - large ensuite – sunroom with heated floors. Vaulted ceilings, prop f/p, granite counters. Many upgrades incl new roof, prop furnace.

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11 AC PRIVATE ISLAND PROPERTY Haliburton, Ontario

VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY

$524,000

Haliburton, Ontario

Black Lake - extremely private 6.5 AC waterfront property with 1000 ft. of lake frontage, tourist commercial zoning, a Chalet Style 4 SSN cottage/ home & an additional 5 rustic seasonal cabins that all front on the lake + 47 acre back lot.

Little Redstone Lake – Gorgeous Island lot with 1010 ft fr – trails throughout. 3 bdrms, 1 bath, stone f/p. New 4 bdrm septic. Bunkie, sauna, outdoor shower. Sandy entry and deep water. Lg boathouse with sun deck above, Deeded mainland parking.

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$54,500

PRIVATE SUNSET ISLAND PROPERTY Haliburton, Ontario

PRIVATE LOT ON RAPIDS

$197,000

Haliburton, Ontario

Little Redstone Lake - Island paradise with 918 ft fr, 2.73 A. All day sun & sunsets. 1/3 of an island! 3 bdrm, 2 bath furnished cottage with lg sunroom, laundry, granite f/p, wrap-around deck. 400 sf insulated studio. Sandy entry & deep water.

Boshkung River - Rare opportunity to own 455 ft of frontage & 3.7 acres on the Buckslide Rapids! Well-treed property is level to gently sloped with pink granite rock ledges. Enjoy nature. Adjacent lot was formerly owned by Robert Bateman.

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GREAT BUILDING LOT

Haliburton, Ontario

PERFECT BUILDING LOT

$48,900

Haliburton, Ontario

Redstone River – Good opportunity to build your dream home just minutes from West Guilford. 2.3 acres of level and gently sloped property, well-treed, and bordered by the Redstone River. 535 feet on a year-round municipal road.

Great building lot with the Redstone River bordering the back of the property. 1.67 acres of mostly level, welltreed property with 254 feet on a year-round, municipal road. Just minutes to West Guilford.

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Sculpture Forest Merges Art and Environment BY MATT DRISCOLL

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At the Haliburton Sculpture Forest, 34 sculptures of all description line the scenic trails as they meander through Glebe Park. This unique outdoor art installation first started in the autumn of 2001, with just three sculptures. Three years later, the Haliburton School of Art + Design opened its doors to aspiring and established artists from across the country and around the world. The school, a campus of Sir Sandford Fleming College, was also constructed in Glebe Park and now the sculpture forest and the trail that connects the artwork surround the campus. The forest serves as a teaching site for these students, as well as an area that’s open to the public. The idea was sparked by a visit from one of the park’s board of directors to the popular Grizedale Forest outdoor art exhibition in England’s Lake District. The goal of the park’s organizers was to take some of the intimidation factor out of art. The idea was sparked by a visit from one of the park’s board of directors to the popular Grizedale Forest outdoor art exhibition in England’s Lake District. Instead of being kept behind glass or velvet ropes, each piece of artwork at the Sculpture Forest is specifically situated to interact with, and be immersed in, the surroundings, while providing unobstructed views to visitors. The sculptures are so userfriendly that artists and donors are advised in advance that the pieces must be able to withstand children climbing on them. The project was initially started by the Haliburton County Development Corporation, who also placed sculptures in nearby

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communities like Dorset, Wilberforce and Stanhope. Starting with just three sculptures, the project grew to include many more, primarily as the result of donations. As part of the Canada 150 celebrations in 2017, the forest welcomed four new sculptures from Czech, American and Canadian artists. Overall, more than two dozen Canadian and international artists have contributed their sculptures, and three uniquely designed benches, to the forest. The goal is to add one new installation to the forest every year. The sculptures have been created using everything from oak and steel, to limestone and locally-quarried granite. Because of their permanent location in the sometimes-harsh climate of Haliburton, the sculptures must meet certain stipulations. They must be tall enough to be visible during the winter snows, meet certain safety standards and be designed to last at least 25 years outdoors. The park is open 12 months a year and each one of the changing seasons presents the sculptures of the forest in an entirely new light. Visitors can even access the park during the winter when the walking trails are transformed into crosscountry skiing trails. During the rest of the year, the Highlands Bike Trail runs through the park, which is also home to the Haliburton Highlands Museum. These days, the forest welcomes an average of 10,000 guests every year. It’s free to enter the park but donations are appreciated. Guided tours of the forest are offered every Tuesday at 10 am. They typically take about 1.5 hours. IIS

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JUAN VAN DER HAMEN Y LEÓN (MADRID 1596-1632) Peaches, pears, plums, peas and cherries in wicker baskets, figs, plums and cherries on pewter plates, a bouquet of tulips, blue and yellow irises, roses and other flowers in a Venetian crystal vase with terracotta and glass vessels and stone fruit on a stone ledge signed and dated ‘Ju° vander hamen fat. 1629’ oil on canvas 34 x 51 7/8 in. (86.4 x 131.8 cm.) $8,000,000 – 12,000,000

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CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL: chestnut park's GLOBAL PARTNER

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Only the most accomplished and trusted brokerages are invited to become Affiliates of Christie's International Real Estate. Chestnut Park has proven to be a leader in our local luxury markets. It is a prestigious and coveted designation to be a part of the exclusive Christie's International Real Estate network spanning the globe.

Being featured on Christie’s International Real Estate website, numerous international syndicated websites, and their magazine, is a way to present our finest properties to the world. Our properties stand side by side with the world’s most luxurious and unique properties.

Chestnut Park’s position as a luxury leader locally has attracted attention and garnered respect globally. Our affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate is an exclusive relationship afforded to our agents and their clients, allowing them access to international reach through the premium marketing programs of this global luxury leader.

GLOBAL BRAND RECOGNITION The influential Christie’s name evokes confidence and assures clients of impeccable service, integrity and discretion. Dedicated specifically to the marketing of luxury properties, Christie’s International comprises brokers who demonstrate consistent success in luxury home sales and excellence in customer service.

With Christie’s elite global presence and reach, Chestnut Park properties are marketed to discerning buyers through a vast sales network that reaches around the world.

Our association with Christie’s differentiates Chestnut Park in the Ontario luxury real estate market place. Chestnut Park clients are drawn to the global platform we are able to provide through our relationship with Christie’s. The International Referral Network afforded to us with our exclusive connection to this long established luxury brand and access to the best real estate agents in the world gives us a crucial competitive edge in today’s luxury marketplace.

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The Design Appeal

of Contemporary Open-Plan Living Open-plan living has been a staple of contemporary design for more than a century—here, the experts open up about the advantages of a home without walls BY ELIZABETH CHOPPIN CONTENT PROVIDED BY CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE

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ifestyle trends come and go, but there is one interior design movement—open-plan living—that has stood the test of time. Doing away with walls in kitchens, dining rooms and living areas is one of the most popular requests of interior designers, whether working in historic, countryside properties, or new-build apartments in city centers. Homeowners want light-filled, fluid spaces that help them live in a modern way—and some of the most desirable, beautifully rendered homes of recent years incorporate a simple principle: keep walls and closed-off rooms to a minimum. But it’s not a terribly new idea.>

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Saota’s Bellagio in Los Angeles utilizes open-plan living spaces to make a seamless transition between interior and exterior. The banner image shows Saota's Stradella house in Los Angeles, which also fully integrates its outdoor space.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House in Hyde Park, Chicago, designed in 1910, had a radical new layout for its time with an open-plan living and dining space separated by a sculptural fireplace. The kitchen was still considered a service area, but after World War II, the rigid use of rooms in a typical American home made way for the great, open spaces prevalent in Mid-Century Modern architecture. New ideas about entertaining made the soaring, vaulted ceilings, full-height windows, and multilevel, open-plan living areas of the modernist era possible.

WE LOVE THE INFORMALITY OF EVERYONE BEING TOGETHER IN THE SAME SPACE, EVEN IF THEY’RE DOING DIFFERENT THINGS.

Fast forward to the 1980s and the next surge in open-plan living, when the glamour and grit of New York City’s SoHo loft-living revolution captured the imagination of city dwellers around the world. Once derelict industrial buildings latterly occupied by artists and musicians in the 1960s and 1970s became desirable real estate for the city’s financial elite, who descended in droves during the Reagan era. They transformed sprawling warehouses into stylish abodes that were splashed across the pages of interiors magazines and immortalized in films like Big, where Tom Hanks famously careens around his airy loft on a skateboard.

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The New Norm Through the 1990s and 2000s, the idea of openplan living seeped beyond cities to become a ubiquitous feature of upscale suburban homes. Today, kitchens are showpieces and places to entertain family and friends, while communal living areas are flexible zones for modern life. Ed Ku, of New York interior design firm Coffinier Ku, says: “We love the informality and the social aspect of everyone being together in the same space, even if they’re doing different things like cooking, watching television, or chatting. That’s a huge positive for us. We like that open plan essentially forces people to interact.” The designer has worked on various open-plan schemes including a Chelsea apartment and a spacious SoHo loft. Both projects use elements like sliding doors, lighting, rugs, and furniture to delineate space. “Things like consoles, shelves, and counters can be used to separate spaces, but you either want to keep them relatively low, or open if they are high, so the space is still unified. Lighting plays a huge role, with chandeliers especially important over dining tables or counters to help guide the floorplan. And we always think that you should follow your heart with color,” says Ku, who agrees that open plan is thriving in all types of homes. “We actually just completed a project where the most successful aspect was incorporating an open plan into a 100-year-old Colonial so that it was a mix of traditional and contemporary living,” he says. South African design and architecture firm Saota has created luxury homes all over the world including Los Angeles; Lagos, Nigeria; Sydney, Australia; Mallorca, Spain; and Senegal in West Africa. “Open-plan living is at the core of our ethos… we prefer the versatility of open plan to insular, compartmentalized rooms,” says director Mark Bullivant. Bellagio, a stunning villa in the LA hills that blends indoor and outdoor living in the spirit of Brazilian Modernism, uses architectural features like ceiling plane and different levels to define the home. “This reduces the vastness and distinguishes living areas from one another,” says Bullivant. The results are often spectacular, with Bellagio a contemporary take on the easy, breezy Modernist vernacular that LA is famous for. >

An open-plan layout by New York interior design firm Coffinier Ku floods this Chelsea apartment with natural light. Photograph: Bruce Buck.

A clever use of space and furniture by Coffinier Ku at this Chelsea apartment in New York zones the living quarters into distinct areas for dining and relaxing. Photograph: Bruce Buck.

Saota’s Bellagio, which overlooks Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles, implements cantilevers and strong horizontal planes to hold the horizon and views through the valley.

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Built in a dense oak grove just west of Silicon Valley, Pam & Paul’s open-plan glass-walled house by Craig Steely Architecture is protected from the sun, yet filled with dappled light. Photograph: Darren Bradley

Naturally Luxurious In fact, some of the most thrilling residential architecture of our time is pushing open plan to the extreme, as with Pam & Paul’s House in Cupertino, California, designed by Craig Steely Architecture. Its spare, thoughtful design is an ode to the genre, showing that honest materials like wood and concrete, endless natural light, and a visual connection to nature are as much, if not more, of a luxury than conventional interiors with ornate roomscapes.

WELL-DESIGNED OPEN-PLAN HOMES ARE HERE TO STAY, AND THAT MEANS LAYERING FOR VERSATILITY.

But open-plan living has its downsides. Noise and cooking aromas can be hard to contain, and sometimes light and openness come at the cost of privacy and rooms reserved for formal occasions. “Open plan often means that a formal dining room goes away because of space limitations in most apartments or houses,” says Ku, who suggests that a visibly “used” kitchen might not always be the perfect backdrop to a dinner party. There are also cultural considerations, says Akira Mada of Mamm Design, a Japanese practice responsible for the ethereal Kai House in Kofu basin. “Our traditional houses are not built as masonry but as timber-grid frames with movable partitions, so some Japanese clients tend to choose open plan,” he says. “But our lives have been modernized and westernized, and our clients needed to have a certain level of privacy. So we created partitions that are not full height but low rise, and open to the interior.” 68

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P&T Interiors’ open-plan home in New York City’s Garment District, with its visually stunning black lacquer box.

“Well-designed open-plan homes are here to stay, and that means layering for versatility,” says Pol Theis of New Yorkbased P&T Interiors. His open-plan project in NYC’s Garment District features pivot and pocket doors, movable glass partitions, and generous passageways that wrap around a central box area, providing ample light and a backdrop for high-gloss, black-lacquer panels. “Open floor plans offer opportunities to take advantage of natural light… This, in turn, offers opportunities to experiment with color and contrast,” Theis explains.

On The Market Modern Eco Estate in Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico Masterfully created and designed for open-plan living, this five-bedroom home is a first-class example of eco-architecture with its rammed-earth walls, wood and metal roof, and contemporary finishes of earth, fine wood, and stone. A splendid infinity-edge pool and terrace area invite full indoor–outdoor living, while other features include a playroom, staff quarters, and a volleyball court.

Ultimately, for better or worse, open plan is here to stay, and will continue to evolve. But the benefits of a free-flow home seem to outweigh any disadvantages. Bullivant certainly isn’t in a hurry to change the status quo: “Culturally there are still parts of the world that prefer totally separated parts of the home, but the vast majority are open. It’s very hard to imagine why it would change.” IIS

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“THE DARK STAR” ROLEX An Extremely Fine, Rare and Attractive 18K Gold Automatic Triple Calendar Wristwatch with Star Dial and Moon Phases, circa 1952, Reference 6062 Price Realized: $1,572,500 WORLD AUCTION RECORD An Evening of Exceptional Watches, New York, 6 December 2018

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A peek at LUXURY LIVING AROUND THE WORLD

Cerulean Villa, West End, Anguilla

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ALFAMA, LISBON, PORTUGAL

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About The Duplex of Alfama Lisbon, Portugal At the heart

The Duplex of Alfama Lisbon, Portugal At the heart of Alfama, Lisbon's most historic neighborhood, the narrowest street of the city guides you to the Tower of SĂŁo Pedro, part of the "Old Wall" one of Portugal's National treasure from the XIII Century. Here appears this exceptional 438-square-meter duplex offering rare and stunning window-to-window views. The reception rooms overlook the famous Tagus River. Rooms on the other side face the romantic square of SĂŁo Pedro Tower with its fountain and orange tree. This iconic 16th century building, offers a surprising renovated duplex combining the best of past and present, preserving historic elements like wooden beams and azulejos (ornate tin-glazed ceramic tiles). The handcrafted wood and metal modern staircase has been designed to enhance a sense of floating space in the 17th-century frescoes. The solid French oak floors together with the walls' stucco done by a famous Chilean artist create a warm atmosphere before discovering the four in-suite bedrooms decorated with antique pieces from Portuguese palaces. First floor: two in-suite rooms (room, living room, wardrobe and bathroom), a playroom with bathroom and laundry. Second floor: foyer, double living room, double open kitchen, TV room, one master in-suite, and a guest room. Professional, cutting-edge kitchen equipped with the finest appliances from Gaggenau. Air conditioning throughout. Parking available (100 meters from the property).

PORTA DA FRENTE, LDA Avenida Marginal, 8648B, 2750-427 Cascais Lisbon, Portugal Rafael Ascenso +351 21 4826830 +351 21 4866560

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Scottsdale, Arizona

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About The Mystique of the West - Arizona and Montana Somewhere in the desert foothills of Arizona, somewhere on the grassland mountains of Montana, somewhere immersed deep in the Western landscape lie the keys to a life. Whether it's the New West convenience and luxury of a place like Scottsdale—where centuries-long horse culture lives side by side with exquisite golf courses, Top Chef-level dining and designer shopping—or a place like Lewistown, Montana—where the Old West tradition and history suffuses the broad, handsome expanses—a certain kind of living keeps people closer to the land. This unique offering is comprised of two trophy properties that lead you to a single turn-key lifestyle. Horsethief Basin Ranch, a 7,000 acre black angus cattle ranch, is located just outside of Lewistown, Montana. MorDo Ranch is a 100-acre horse ranch located on the edge of Scottsdale, Arizona. It is the balance between new and old. Desert and mountain. Summer and winter. These two ranches belong together.

WALT DANLEY REALTY LLC 6720 North Scottsdale Road Suite 140 Paradise Valley, Arizona, 85253 USA Walt Danley 480 991 2050

WALT DANLEY REALTY LLC 6720 N Scottsdale Rd #140 Paradise Valley, Arizona, 85253 United States Julie Rohr 602 317 5667 480 991 2050

WALT DANLEY REALTY LLC 6720 N Scottsdale Rd #140 Paradise Valley, Arizona, 85253 United States Jim Toth 406 586 9418 406 539 2550

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West End, Anguilla

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About Cerulean Villa, West End, Anguilla Considered one of the most luxurious and exclusive beachfront properties in the Caribbean, Cerulean Villa lies on a secluded stretch of beach set amidst tranquil landscaped gardens, creating an ambiance of luxury and elegance. Decorated by the renowned New York interior designer Scott Salvator, this magnificent villa combines a serene atmosphere with a sense of proper indulgence. At Cerulean Villa, everything possible has been considered for the comfort and entertainment of guests. Not only is the property a handcrafted masterpiece of design, elegance and luxury, but it also seamlessly and sensitively combines hi-tech amenities with the warmth that the guests desire. Oozing with visual textures and lush fabrics, every objet d' art has been meticulously hand-picked, from the beautiful blue marine cashmere blankets to the carefully laid out art books that grace the bookshelves. Cerulean is Anguilla's best kept secret of sophisticated luxury.

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PROPERTIES IN PARADISE SOUTH HILL PLAZA, PW 5156 ANGUILLA, AI2640 Elaine Hearn 264 235 2816

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Luxury in Morocco - Villa Putman, TANGIER, MOROCCO

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ABOUT VILLA PUTMAN, TANGIER, MOROCCO

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from a cliff above the Strait of Gibraltar, this one-of-a-kind villa is arranged over six levels with spectacular sea-view terraces on every floor.

THE ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

Completely restructured and designed in 2001 by the celebrated architect and interior designer Andrée Putman, the minimalist property is a masterpiece of clean lines and geometric forms, and its prominent location helps create unforgettable 180-degree maritime panoramas. The exquisite villa is one of only four homes ever designed by Andrée Putman, who was renowned for her work designing boutiques for Yves Saint Laurent and Thierry Mugler.

THE RESIDENCE

Prime for entertaining, the flowing 6,200-square-meter floor plan opens to expansive terraces offering sweeping coastal vistas from all six levels. This unique villa boasts stunning architectural elements and designer finishes providing each room with its own character. Villa Putman has been carefully designed to intertwine the outdoors with the indoors.

KENSINGTON LUXURY PROPERTIES Avenue Yacoub El Mansour Arset Bata 3, App. 13, 5º ét. Guéliz - 40000 - Marrakech Morocco Georgina James +44(0)777 893 8849 +44(0)207 389 2942

KENSINGTON LUXURY PROPERTIES Avenue Yacoub El Mansour Arset Bata 3, App. 13, 5º ét. Guéliz - 40000 - Marrakech Morocco Marc Leon +212 66155 0905 | +212 524 422 229 marc.leon@kensington.ma

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MEET SOME OF OUR SALES PROFESSIONALS • TORONTO

Bringing the most desired homes to Toronto's most discerning buyers. Tailored high-quality service is what I delivered to my clients as an award winning personal shopper at Holt Renfrew. This type of service is now woven into the fabric of how I help you buy and sell real estate. With my fingers on the pulse of Toronto’s most desirable neighbourhoods, you’ll be the first to know about market shifts and where to buy. As a seller, your property will rise above the competition with my innovative marketing techniques that expose your property to local, national and international markets. The combination of my bespoke service, global reach and innovative use of technology is the reason why I’ve sold over $25 million in real estate over the last two years.

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JEFF KNIGHT, SALES REPRESENTATIVE Chairman’s Award winner 2017 & Vice Chairman’s award winner 2018

jeffknight@chestnutpark.com Office: 416 925 9191 Direct: 416 579 1154

Eileen Lasswell is an award winning Toronto luxury realtor. She draws on her diverse skill set to offer her clients a wealth of real estate knowledge and impeccable white glove service. In 2018, almost 40% of her sales were “off market.” Eileen's exclusive local and global advertising tools draw domestic and international demand for her Sellers. Eileen works tirelessly to achieve record results by implementing unique marketing plans, using statistical analysis and savvy staging. Eileen creatively searches for ways to show her buyers more inventory without having to rely solely on MLS. Her thoughtful and individualized approach helps her stand out in the real estate industry. A big believer in educating her clients, she helps them come to sound decisions and never makes the search about closing a deal. “Trustworthy, Dedicated, Tenacious, Savvy, Patient, Professional, Knowledgeable” are just a few meaningful words Eileen’s clients have used to described her, which has enabled her to build life-long relationships and a roster of satisfied sellers and home owners.

EILEEN LASSWELL,BROKER

Chestnut Park Chairman’s Award 2016-2018 Top 1% In Dollar Volume (TREB) 2018 Eileenlasswell@chestnutpark.com EileenLasswell.com Direct: 416 875 8338

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Passionate about real estate…whether it’s your first home or your forever home. “I see my career as helping people purchase or sell the biggest investment of their lives.” Kara’s business sense and long-time love and appreciation of architecture and style ensure real estate is still the perfect fit. She understands the fast pace of the Toronto Real estate market and will go above and beyond to make sure her clients needs are met. Kara has been honoured with numerous awards over the past 25 years including #1 in unit sales for 3 consecutive years, Chairman’s award, President’s Award and Director’s award. In addition she has been quoted for her real estate expertise in The Toronto Star, Toronto Life magazine and been featured on HGTV’s “Sarah’s House.”

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Office: 416 925 9191 | Direct: 416 618 4629 karareed.ca homes@karareed.ca

MEET SOME OF OUR SALES PROFESSIONALS • MUSKOKA • PORT CARLING

TRUST • INTEGRITY • KNOWLEDGE • DISCRETION Maggie Tomlinson has one simple goal: to give the best possible service to her clients. She understands the luxury Muskoka real estate market, and provides the guidance and support needed for a positive outcome for both buyers and sellers. Maggie offers specialized training, a proven track record, and extensive experience that enable her clients to make smart and economically sound real estate decisions. Maggie has been involved in Muskoka real estate since the 1980s, and she has successfully been actively marketing and selling cottages, homes, vacant land and commercial properties for years. She warmly welcomes your inquiries.

Maggie Tomlinson, ASA, ABR, SRS, Broker Accredited Senior Agent, Accredited Buyer’s Representative Seller Representative Specialist, C.I.R.E. Luxury Specialist Direct: 705 644 9283 (cell/text) TeesRus@Muskoka.com | www.muskokacottageforsale.ca

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We aim to delight and surprise our clients, deliver exceptional service and exceed their expectations at every step of the way. Our goal is to make the real estate process memorable and one that our clients want others to experience. Over 50 years of collective real estate experience.

THE GARDINER TEAM

JIM GARDINER, BROKER Direct: 705 646 7358 IRIS GARDINER, BROKER Direct: 705 646 6367 MIKE TAYLOR, Sales Representative Direct: 705 787 5110 LESLEY-ANNE GOODFELLOW, Sales Representative Lesley-Anne

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Direct: 705 787 6110 GardinerTeam@gmail.com COTTAGESINMUSKOKA.COM

paul crammond, MBA, BROKER

MUSKOKA LAKES • LAKE OF BAYS

With career cottage sales near $300 Million, Paul knows the Muskoka real estate market and specializes in lakefront properties. A cottager on Lake Rosseau since 1971, Paul was raised and educated in Toronto; he can relate to the Toronto client that is buying or selling Muskoka real estate. After 23 years of award-winning real estate sales with Chestnut Park in Muskoka, Paul remains enthusiastic and professional.

Direct: 705 646 8129 pcrammond@muskoka.com www.paulcrammond.com

Marilyn Mannion, MBA, BROKER

MUSKOKA

As a specialist in waterfront properties throughout the Muskoka region, Marilyn is your connection for helping you find and acquire or sell your property in Muskoka. Marilyn has an intimate knowledge and understanding of waterfront properties & their potential value. It is through her experience, dedication, discretion and enthusiasm that Marilyn is able to effectively serve the needs of her clientele. Making the right choice is to call Marilyn first.

Direct: 705 801 5538 | mannions@muskoka.com | www.marilynmannion.com

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After building so many great childhood memories at my family cottage, I am grateful to be serving in the Huntsville and Lake of Bays area. With my 20+ years of knowledge and experience in the area, I love exceeding expectations. Understanding that everyone has different “wish lists” and “must-haves,” there is something that everyone has in common. The desire to feel confident in knowing you have made the right decision. Personalized service, reliable consistent communication, and market area knowledge represent the solid foundation of my business. With an appreciation for relationships built with clients, it’s never about the “sale” for me, it’s about assisting you move into the next chapter of your lives.

KIM O'GRADY,

Sales Representative

Direct: 705 788 4894 kim@kim-ogrady.com www.kim-ogrady.com

MEET SOME OF OUR SALES PROFESSIONALS • Peterborough County and The Kawarthas

NICOLE VAN STONE SALES REPRESENTATIVE Nicole’s passion is building wealth for her clients through real estate in The Kawarthas be it a cottage, lake house or investment property. Nicole connects buyers and sellers on the waterfront. Her office is located in Lakefield on the Trent-Severn Waterway system and she has first-hand knowledge of communities and lakes in the region. With her expert team of professionals and contractors to assist her clients and answer any questions that may arise, Nicole's 17 years experience selling real estate along with Chestnut Park's Toronto office location gives her sellers an edge with a direct connection to GTA buyers looking to make the move and ‘Reconnect to Nature in The Kawarthas.’

Office: 705 652 5000 Direct: 705 977 3400 nicolevanstone@gmail.com

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MEET SOME OF OUR SALES PROFESSIONALS • PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY

We pride ourselves on exceptional client services and strongly hold firm that working closely together with you as a team makes all the difference. Whether you are buying or selling, whether its your first time or secondary purchase, we have the experience, proven results and local knowledge to help you achieve your real estate goals. As top producers and award winning agents in Prince Edward County we value honest, upfront service in our daily lives and stand firm that you deserve no less. Let us help you open the door to your very own abode in The County with a vibrant community, lifestyle, and some of the regions best destinations at your doorstep.

Rob Direct: 613.921.3325 robplomer@chestnutpark.com Kate Direct: 613.813.3604 katevader@chestnutpark.com

MEET SOME OF OUR SALES PROFESSIONALS • COLLINGWOOD • SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY

Servicing Collingwood, Blue Mountains and Southern Georgian Bay area where the 4 seasons never end. Let us help you find a sanctuary for your body and soul. Imagine owning a home that combines the natural beauty of the area with all the amenities that only a 4 Season lifestyle can offer. Buying or selling real estate? We have what it takes to handle every detail of your transaction, so you don’t have to. We pride ourselves on making sure we meet all our Buyers and Sellers expectations from start to finish and onwards. Talk it over with the Picot Team. EXPERIENCE | COMMITMENT | PLAIN SMART THINKING ThePicotTeam.com

THE PICOT TEAM

BARB PICOT, Sales Representative | Direct: 705 444 3452 RON PICOT, Sales Representative | Direct: 705 446 8580 JENNIFER RIDSDALE, Broker | Direct: 705 888 4636 ELIZABETH JILON, Executive Assistant | Office: 705 445 5454 Direct: 705 445 5454

Email: picot@rogers.com

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MARK MCDADE Sales Representative Mark is passionate about the needs and goals of his clients and delivers honest, upfront service while making their real estate experience an enjoyable one. With Mark’s attention to detail, thoroughness and negotiation strategies he is able to bring peace of mind to both Buyers and Sellers. Mark has resided in Grey County for 15 years and has vacationed on the Bruce Peninsula since childhood. Visit MarkMcdade.com and read what his clients have to say about their real estate experience from the many posted testimonials. Proudly serving Grey Bruce from Owen Sound to Tobermory.

Chairman's Award for 2017 & 2018 for outstanding sales performance Direct: 519 387 7650

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Choosing a cottage country realtor can be a very difficult decision that should never be taken lightly. After all this is one of your biggest investments. Whether you are looking to sell your cottage or looking to buy one it is very important you do your research and ensure you choose someone you feel will work hard to represent you and your best interests. For more information on our strategy for Sellers and Buyers, please visit our website www.cottagecountryteam.com and click on the Resources for Sellers and Buyers section

Cottage country team ROB SEREDIUK, Sales Representative Direct: 705 854 0910

SHIRLEY RULE, BROKER Direct: 705 754 5432 GREG MCINNIS, Sales Representative Direct: 705 854 2111 STEPHANIE BURDEN, Office Manager Direct: 705 754 0880 Greg

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LAKE SIMCOE / NORTH OF MARKHAM

1300 Yonge Street, Suite 100 Toronto, Ontario M4T 1X3 T: 416 925 9191 E: homes@chestnutpark.com

T: 289 338 0767 E: lakesimcoe@chestnutpark.com

COLLINGWOOD / SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY

393 First Street, Suite 100 Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1B3 T: 705 445 5454 E: collingwood@chestnutpark.com OWEN SOUND / GREY BRUCE

957 4th Avenue East, Suite 200 Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2N9 T: 519 371 5455 E: owensound@chestnutpark.com WIARTON / GREY BRUCE

551 Berford Street Wiarton, Ontario N0H 2T0 T: 519 534 5757 E: wiarton@chestnutpark.com

MUSKOK A / PORT CARLING

110 Medora Street Port Carling, Ontario P0B 1J0 T: 705 765 6878 E: cottages@chestnutpark.com MUSKOK A / FOOT’S BAY

1039 McDonald Road (RR1 Mactierpoc 180) Foot’s Bay, Ontario P0C 1H0 T: 705 375 9191 E: footsbay@chestnutpark.com HUNTSVILLE / LAKE OF BAYS

32 Florence Street East Huntsville, Ontario P1H 1P8 T: 705 789 1001 E: huntsville@chestnutpark.com GRAVENHURST

181 Bay Street Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1X2 T: 705 684 9087 E: gravenhurst@chestnutpark.com

BARRIE

T: 705 445 5454 barrie@chestnutpark.com

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY / PICTON HALIBURTON

4490 Kennisis Lake Road Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0 T: 705 754 0880 E: haliburton@chestnutpark.com

43 Main Street East Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0 T: 613 471 1708 E: princeedwardcounty@chestnutpark.com ERIN / CALEDON / MONO / KING

PETERBOROUGH & THE K AWARTHAS

135 Queen Street, Unit 3, P.O. Box 1293 Lakefield, Ontario K0L 2H0 T: 705 652 5000 E: peterborough@chestnutpark.com

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STRATFORD/HURON-PERTH

64 Hillcrest Drive Stratford, Ontario N5A 5J1 T: 289 338 0767 E: stratford@chestnutpark.com

46 Pine Street South Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3E9 T: 905 800 0321 E: northumberland@chestnutpark.com UNIONVILLE / NORTH OF MARKHAM

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