This heritage property dates back to 1814. The Grove family owned the land from 1814-1968 until purchased by three Mennonite pastors. The men established Willowgrove to offer a variety of outdoor activities and educational programs to youth. Tour the original 92 acre property that houses the original farmstead buildings. Stick around after 4pm for Willowgrove’s Chicken BBQ fundraiser. Contact Willowgrove for tickets and more information.

Address: 11737 McCowan Road, Stouffville, Ontario
Year Built: 1814
Telephone: (905) 640-2127
Hours Open: Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Renew Integrative Health

This impressive, century-old Victorian home, which was a doctor’s office in the early 1900s, has been transformed from a rooming house to a health centre offering chiropractic, naturopathic and registered massage therapy services. Visitors can enjoy a free 10-minute massage and have their posture analyzed and their gait scanned.

Address: 6130 Main Street, Unit 1, Stouffville, Ontario
Style: Victorian
Hours Open: Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Build your Home like a Pro

There are a lot of up and coming homeowners that look at the best ways to be able to build up on their homes and ensure that it will turn out to be a project that came straight out of a magazine additionally with the necessary home insurance Medicine Hat can offer. It does truly take a considerable amount of time and effort to be able to manage to create a home that will turn up to be one of the best among those built these days, but it only takes a few key concepts to be able to get the exact results you want.

Check on Resources

When it comes to building your own home like a pro, it will take some time and effort but as long as you look up some of the best resources available then you can guarantee to end up with the kind of home that you are looking to create. Checking on some of the latest trends in home structures, other important design factors as well as some of the necessary home needs can generate the overall idea on how you can manage the development of your entire home.

List the Essentials

Based on all of the information that you get from reliable resources, you can now narrow down all of the needed factors that should go into creating your home, especially when it comes to your personal preferences and ideas. Have all of these different needs listed out so that you can gain better perspective on what specific home building factors should be placed within your home, this also helps you when it comes to consulting with specific personnel and experts as you begin the building process.

A Team of Experts

Another way for you to really come up with the best results as you build your home is to be able to have access to the best pool of experts who can give you the best pointers when it comes to the continuous process of turning your dream home into reality. Through the help of these different resource personnel you will get a better grasp of how to go about with your home building and at the same time you will also have a lot more ideas that you can get to use in the future as other developments go into your home.

Back Up Planning

Of course there will be unforeseen instances when you may need to adapt to particular circumstances to be able to finish your home project, which is why it is also essential for you to have several other options ready in case your home development priorities cannot be done for the moment. Having several other options ready for you to use in case particular materials are not currently available or when some designs are not necessarily what expect, you will have a better chance of finishing your home building and at the same time you have the chance to also switch up some of the elements that go into your home designs and building, just like those adjustments from professionals.

Financial Capacity

Additionally it will also matter as you start to begin the building of your home to have a definite amount of money involved so that you have a rough estimate of how to go about all of the different tools and materials as you begin your home project. This gives you the best capacity to stay within your means in terms of money and at the same time still be able to get all of the necessary aspects for your home and at the fraction of the price when necessary.

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Lemonville Community Center

This building, constructed in 1922 to replace the original Lemonville schoolhouse established in 1869, is the perfect location for an art exhibit. The North Room features the original tin ceiling. While learning about the building’s history, visitors can view an impressive exhibit by the Village Palettes. Complimentary refreshments are available.

Address: 13453 McCowan Road, Stouffville, Ontario
Year Built: 1922
Hours Open: Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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6108 Main Street

This beautiful private home was built around 1877 for John Sanders, a grain and coal dealer, in the west side of the station yard. His son, William, was the village photographer from 1905 to 1950. The mansard-style roof on the front and sides is unusual in Stouffville. An addition to the west was built in keeping with the original house.

Address:  6108 Main Street, Stouffville, Ontario
Year Built: c. 1877
Building Type: Private Residence
Hours Open: Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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