Home & Garden
A Chalet for All Seasons
With the Lora Bay golf course a chip shot away, Georgian Bay within sight and Collingwood's famed ski hills just down the road, this chalet is a perfectly placed, all-season retreat for an active family. More
Act 3 on the Bay
A globe-trotting couple with residences in Florida and France needed a new Canadian home that fit their post-retirement life. Who knew the perfect place would be (almost) in their own backyard? More
Cozy and Contemporary
With its clean lines, simple décor and abundance of natural stone interior features, this unique waterfront home is obviously Taylor-made. More
Rooms Gone Right: A monopoly of rooms
Rooms Gone Right: A monopoly of rooms
Allison and Jason Boyd and their children Cameron and Abby love family game nights. So much so that when they moved into their current home in 2011, they made some changes to the main floor to create a dedicated games room. Read More..
Harmony at home
Harmony at home
With Georgian Bay in the backyard, a provincial park in the side yard and the escarpment in the front, this Blue Mountains home defines ideal location. Read More..
French Charm
French Charm
Nested within 25 acres of mature trees in Georgian Bluffs, this exquisite home was inspired by the French charm of northern Quebec lodges. When Roger and Melanie Kemble first purchased the lot, it was all trees. “It took two years of digging up to make the lot what it looks like today,” said Roger Kemble. Read More..
Fit for function: Custom cabinetry for awkward spaces
Fit for function: Custom cabinetry for awkward spaces
Most homes have one—an awkward space that just isn't living up to its potential, that can't be solved with off-the-rack furniture. Read More..
House of stories
House of stories
Stouffville Victorian is rich in personal and community history. Read More..
Home [away from home] for the holidays
Home [away from home] for the holidays
A little attention to your guest room can mean a more comfortable stay for your guests and a less hectic holiday for you. Read More..
The Best of both Worlds in Stroud
The Best of both Worlds in Stroud
Located in the historic village of Stroud in Innisfil, this elegant custom home offers the quiet of country living and easy access to the charms of city life. Read More..
A Simple Elegance
A Simple Elegance
After discovering a natural talent for interior design, this homeowner created a retreat for her family that has both élan and ease. Read More..
Cozy Perfection in Thornton
Cozy Perfection in Thornton
Exquisite styles mixed with sophisticated design elements create grand elegance throughout this Thornton home on 1.2 acres of land overlooking the Niagara escarpment. JJ and Trish Hochrein were fortunate to purchase this gem from an interior designer who put so much custom love into the home. Read More..
Beautiful Home, Beautiful Life
Beautiful Home, Beautiful Life
Designer Cyndie Jerome's home is part travelogue, part design experiment and a testament to the benefits of living with things that you love. Even perusing a single room of interior designer Cyndie Jerome's home quickly discloses two facts. Fact one: she is a traveller. Fact two: she loves to decorate with objects found on those travels. Read More..
Luxe Getaway - Above the Bay
Luxe Getaway - Above the Bay
High above Kempenfelt Bay, a family's cozy getaway has luxe looks, bountiful light and one of Barrie's best views. Read More..
Transformation  Embraces Charm, Design
Transformation Embraces Charm, Design
Built with love by a local resident many years ago, this French-style log cottage holds various interesting design elements. Many of which were carefully selected to uphold the unique characteristics of this home. Read More..
Backdrop Beauty
Backdrop Beauty
indow coverings are no longer a necessity just for added privacy or décor. Choosing the right product can help you reduce your heating and cooling costs for long-term energy savings. To get the latest on window covering trends, GoodLife spoke with the team at Complete Blinds in Barrie. Read More..
Creating Privacy
Creating Privacy
When it comes to creating privacy in the garden, homeowners are no longer satisfied with a fence around the property line. For many years, that five-foot fence with the piece of lattice on top combined with a few strategically placed trees was the default method for creating visual separation from the neighbours. Read More..
Miracle at McConkey Place
Miracle at McConkey Place
After 20-plus years, this family home was ready for a renovation. But who knew paint, planning and a professional interior designer would transform it? Read More..