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Unique House

We saw this house built by the local wool tycoon in the 1890's. It has recently been extensively... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
n m
Uxbridge, Canada
Beautifully restored Octagonal Home.

Hiking on the Trans Canada Trail and happened on this beauty. Wish it had been open, but we peeked... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Waterford, Ontario
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“Unique House”
Sep 8, 2018
“Beautifully restored Octagonal Home.”
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15 King St | P1L 1H4, Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1H4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this house built by the local wool tycoon in the 1890's. It has recently been extensively restored and looks in great shape. Congratulations to the local historical society for preserving a unique structure

Thank n m
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Hiking on the Trans Canada Trail and happened on this beauty. Wish it had been open, but we peeked in the windows and walked the grounds. Will go back and ensure we go when we can be inside.

Thank 11deboraht
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Woodchester Villa is an important architectural and historic site. Some locals believe it was a waste of money to restore it, but it would have been a huge shame to lose this local piece of history. If you're in interested in architecture, this is a...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

Locals don't go, the tourists don't go, a C$1m refurbishment and only 200 people a year visited. It is again falling into disrepair. Ontario and the public are paying for a lame horse, stop throwing (our) good money after bad, it's a shame but no...More

1  Thank _grant_hopper
Reviewed January 11, 2017

The Woodchester Villa was the original home of the owner, Mr. Bird, of the mill on the river in the late 1800's. The home was given to the Town decades ago and refurbished using Rotary Club of Bracebridge Funds. Over the ensuing time, the home...More

1  Thank Rakattack1959
Reviewed August 18, 2016

A neat thing to see. A bit of History. They have redone the place well and the grounds nice. A plaque to read. Places to sit. A bit of a hard work walking for some. Too bad it was not open and did not have...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed June 20, 2016

We just walked around it ,it is just down the lane from the Chaoel galley. What a surprise , the town has done a lot of work on this site . The shape is very interesting as historic buildings go I heard that they were...More

1  Thank Darlene649
Reviewed February 16, 2016

This is a beautiful, spacious house, with an amazing view. View is the best part. I recommend visiting it.

Thank RyanFarCry
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Must see, very interesting house on the hill. Landscaped beautifully and awesome shape. Peace and calm surround this property.

Thank Ewa T
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Great old Building Nice to See located in Bracebridge Well worth a Visit There is Also a Art Gallery Adjacent to this Structure

Thank morenergy
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Response from Darlene649 | Reviewed this property |
It is behind the art gallery in Bracebridge.