Heritage Tour: Fairfield

Posted on Jul 13, 2021

Summer is here, finally! In Victoria, we had been experiencing an intense heatwave that kept us all tucked inside and away from the blazing sun. This weekend, the temperature was just perfect, with a slight ocean breeze coaxing u s back outside to explore. We grabbed an iced coffee from our favourite local coffee shop and went out to see some of th...

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The Complexity of Crown Moulding

Posted on Jun 21, 2021

Repairing, replacing, or matching interior millwork in a character home can be challenging for anyone doing home repairs. 
If you are brave enough to try tackling moulding yourself, be sure you do your research beforehand! This article from Old House Online outlines some great tips and tricks to understanding the complexity surrounding one of our fav...

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Charming 1920's Kitchen

Posted on May 02, 2021

It is incredible to see how the owners’ maintained a 1920s Edwardian kitchen in this Shingle Style character home in Plymouth. 
All of the appliances and accents were sourced from antique dealers and restored before being installed in the home, and the results are simply stunning – from the butler’s pantry, original hardware and period-inspired wall...

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Heritage Tour: Fernwood

Posted on Apr 07, 2021

Spring in Victoria, BC is marked by the blooming cherry blossoms that line so many of our streets. It is a great time to get outside, explore, and enjoy the longer days of sunshine. One particularly nice April afternoon, we decided to hop on our bikes and tour around one of Victoria’s most eclectic neighbourhoods – Fernwood. 

Fernwood is known as an...

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A Tudor Revival Story

Posted on Mar 30, 2021

The exterior appeal of this character home is just the beginning of the fascinating tale it tells. 

In need of some maintenance and repairs, the 1912 “Nun’s House” was purchased in 1990 by two Portland restoration enthusiasts, who referenced original blueprints and photographs to bring the home back to its original glory – including lighting fixture...

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Why I Love Heritage Condos

Posted on Sep 21, 2020

I’ve been fortunate enough to represent numerous buyers & sellers at a few heritage condo buildings in Victoria, and wanted to take a moment to explain why I love these buildings so much. For me the top features are their uniqueness, their functionality, and their phenomenal long-term value… plus heritage condos are just plain sexy.

The buildings an...

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