The challenge by a local businessman to The Blue Mountains’ Short Term Accommodation Bylaw (STAB) has been denied, and costs in the region of $20,000 have been awarded to the town. “Short Term” refers to rentals less than 30 days in length. According to The Blue Mountains’ website: “The Superior Court of Justice – [...]
The Blue Mountains has passed a by-law effective March 31, 2012, changing the name of Hurlbert Court in Lora Bay to Hammond Court. Read the by-law and see the map here.
A few years ago, I listed a century home for sale in Thornbury which had been in the same family for three generations. Can you imagine the memories they created there? Lives started and ended, birthdays, holidays, family dinners, tears, heartbreaks, laughter and all the moments that life brings about left their mark on this [...]
Our Collingwood and Blue Mountains region woke up to a smattering of snow this week, on more than one occasion. This picture of a gigantic snowball was taken two days ago, right in the middle of Collingwood! We’ve had another sprinkling of ‘white gold’ this morning as well, although the warmer temperature today has already melted [...]
Thornbury is a very busy place these days. Thanks to some government stimulus dollars, the new Town Hall, which is located just east of the bridge on Hwy 26, is under construction. And so is the bridge itself. While I was stopped (for a full six minutes) due to traffic back up from the bridge [...]
One of my favourite clients invited me out to her cottage just west of Thornbury one sunny afternoon. We ate freshly picked cherries from Goldsmiths up the road. I dug my toes in the sand. The water was as clear as a crystal. Some days my job is really tough.
I think I may have told you before how I fall in love with the properties I list for sale. And their owners. And buyers. A whole lotta love in my job! Well, it happened again. If you don’t live in this area, may I ask if you’ve ever been to Blue Mountain? If so, [...]