20 King Ave W
Newcastle, ON L1B 1H7
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Beauty is in the OLD and in the NEW. Here is one of the original century homes of Bond Head. So much style and character surrounds this classic white charming house. The wrap around porch and bold front door is so inviting. Built in the 1830's and still in impeccable condition-wow, this house was built to last! ... See MoreSee Less
For many years, and whenever we visit, I loved running by this house and then up and over the RR wooden bridge and back down and along lakeshore. As a not so close neighbour and probably 20 years or so ago, my parents and my wife and I were lucky to be invited (just once) to a summer party here and was able to see the interior and beautiful backyard. A cherished memory!
What a great memory! Ty for sharing.
Fathergills backyard maybe
Was it used as a summer residence in the early years? Does anyone remember who lived in this house in the fifties and sixties?
As we were making note of some COVID-19 facts today for our records, we realized that it has been 2 months of isolation/social distancing. The first thing that came to our minds was how lucky we are to live in the community that we live in - NEWCASTLE 💗 STRONG!
As we navigate through these challenging times, we are reminded of how fortunate we are to be a part of this strong community that supports each other to accomplish great things. It is the power of the community that will propel us through this to better times.
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Harvey “Mr. Hydro” Britton💡
Did you know that Harvey S. Britton in 1947 purchased one of the first houses in Newcastle to have ⚡electricity and ☎️ telephone? This was the former “Dr. Farncomb’s” house and the same house that we posted back in March that was featured years later in the Style At Home Magazine. He had worked for the Hydro Comission full time and even had the hydro office in his home. He converted the dining room on the north side of the house into his office and people would come there to pay bills or make inquiries.
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He was also a "Justice of the Peace" .
Thank you so much. Love hearing historical facts of Newcastle.
Steve "Doc" Holliday is the owner of Docville, which is located on the northern fringe of Newcastle. He purchased the North Street property back in 1985, which had a house that sat on it from 1848. It was a run down farm that he started fixing up for his own personal enjoyment. The rich history and roots of the wild west are what led Doc to the endless development and creation of the present day Docville. It's authentic buildings are the sets to many big-screen films.🎥🎞️
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