It’s Time to Move On

The house (and yes, the garden too) is on the market. It’s been a fulfilling accomplishment and now it’s time for a new dream.

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Speaking of moving on, we have a new project in Olde Oakville near the harbour. This lovely property was built in the early 1900s, a clay brick home with lots of inherent charm and just in need of some TLC.

We’ve been working on “de-cutsiefying” it and cleaning up the property and home in anticipation of some major overhauls. We’re digging out the cubby space basement to a depth of 10′ to increase the living space. Once all of the core structural work is done, we can get to work on refreshing the landscape and designing a great garden space. We’ll be posting the progression as we go.

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The front exterior of Forsythe is being worked on as we dig out the back. New posts, railings, soffits, fascia, bracket details and crown mouldings.

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Our “new” drive-out basement. The long-awaited dig permit is in hand and we’re wasting no time taking the floor level down 10’ under the house.

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With the new I-beam steel support in place the underpinning and dig begins.

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Hopefully this is the only time we have a digger downstairs.