Having a beautiful location and dynamic family history provides for some interesting details for our property. In the past, we have hosted Mikhail Gorbachev, Pierre Trudeau, David Peterson and the list goes on. My ancestors told tales of Billy The Kid and Jesse James coming through our neck of the woods too!
The "Staff Mountain Bell" is one of only 500 - very a rare cold weather bells made in Birmingham England in 1869. Of the 500, 450 went to Russia and 50 were destined for Canada. This unique find has been in the family for decades and bids a cordial "good bye" to group tour as they leave.
This Mill Stone is an original to the family estate used in a Gristmill, grinding grains into flour. This Gristmill was located at the lower east end of the property near the pond, utilising the 16 Mile Creek to drive it. It is a rare one piece mill stone, as others of the day were composed in segments. The missing piece from the bottom mysteriously found its way into a local home's fireplace mantel...
"Brix Staff" is waiting to welcome your arrival. He is a very well mannered, pure bred Bernese Mountain Dog. He loves his belly being scratched and piles of attention. He absolutely adores running in the snow in the winter and needs lots of swims to keep cool in the summer. You may also have seen him hanging out with his Master Sue-Ann.