THE STAR POWER OF THORNBURY ONTARIO

I find it interesting as to why my little neighbourhood Thornbury, Ontario flies so far under the radar. Yes, Muskoka has some pretty fun times in the summer, but in the winter its dead compared with the Blue Mountain area. By the way, when I was a kid my parents were looking at purchasing a cottage…

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BUYING WATERFRONT ON GEORGIAN BAY

Waterfront properties are known to have many issues that some owners, REALTORS® and many buyers have no clue about. Something like 87% of waterfront including all land under water is owned by the Crown. The Ministry of Natural Resources’ manages the land for the Crown under the authority of the Public Lands Act for the…

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THORNBURY AND THE GREEN BIN

Well we have finally taken the leap of faith in Thornbury and more importantly the Blue Mountains. With no  more capacity in our land fill, even with the archeological dig to remove recyclables, we still will have a limited life to the land fill on Grey road 13 or the Beaver Valley road. This new…

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THORNBURY THE END OF AN ERA

The end of an era has come with the retirement of the proprietors of Wong’s Restaurant selling their massive entity at the corner of Bruce street and Highway 26 in Thornbury Ontario. The owners purchased the building from Henry who started the original Wong’s restaurant across the street in the TD Banks location years ago.  Of…

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CHESTNUT PARK FALL SHOW CASE OF HOMES

The Chestnut Park Real Estate Brokerages Annual Fall show case of homes is happening again this weekend from 11-4pm Saturday 26th. This is the fourth year we have had this well attended tour. I will be hosting an open house at 417917 10th line in Thornbury         Please click on the link for the map, the…

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BLUE MOUNTAINS CHAMBER COMMERCE AFTER 6

I had an incredible time at the Blue Mountains police and fire department in Thornbury the other evening, and no I was not being incarcerated. The Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce was hosting an after 6 with The Blue Mountains Community Watch. The meeting was had all the dignitaries giving their talks about the individual departments…

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MY TEN DAYS AWAY FROM THORNBURY

The next ten days of my life are going to be blissful in nature canoeing in Kilarney Provincial Park. Yes I have been given the opportunity to spend the time with Rich Fletcher, head coach, teacher, mentor of the Pursuits outdoor education program at Georgian Bay Secondary School in Meaford. This program enlightens our youth…

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THE MOULD HOME

Buying a new home, chalet or investment property in the Blue Mountains or Thornbury Ontario area can be a daunting task, that’s why it’s important to work with a REALTOR® who’s knowledgeable about the area, efficient, and relentless in the tasks you ask of them. I have noticed a home that has been in the…

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