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Dishing Design At The Black House

July 7th, 2014 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

As James and I tackle completing our Captain's Quarters in The Black House, in Charlottetown, PEI, we're sleuthing online for innovative ideas to incorporate into this suite's bijou living/dining room, which is located in one of this 1880's shingle manse's second floor original bedrooms.     Unfortunately we don't have… Read Full Entry

Good Times On Vinyl From June Records On College Street

June 4th, 2014 | City LivingTales Of Upper HillsboroughCollege Street/Little Italy

June Records is the amazing record store on College Street which took over the old Ammo Video space a couple of years ago. Located a few blocks west of our other local favourite - Soundscapes - this funky shop was our most recent destination. Why? Because James and I kijiji'd… Read Full Entry

The Captain’s Quarters Renovation Begins At The Black House

May 27th, 2014 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

Over the past three years we've been sharing our endeavour to purchase, tune-up, renovate, add-on and operate (remotely from Toronto, Ontario) a vintage triplex in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - which we call The Tales Of Upper Hillsborough.     It started serendipitously when, back in 2008, James Ormston and I… Read Full Entry

PEI’s Most Romantic Vacation Accommodations

June 26th, 2013 | Real EstateTales Of Upper HillsboroughTravel

For those seeking a romantic escape with a special someone, or even a family get-away with your clan, we think this Attic Atelier on Prince Edward Island is worth your consideration. Located in Charlottetown, PEI, The Black House is now ready to receive its first summer guests. Once a stately… Read Full Entry

Welcome To The Black House On PEI

April 2nd, 2013 | City LivingReal EstateTales Of Upper HillsboroughTravel

Well, after four and a half years, we're delighted to officially launch The Black House as a vacation destination for those craving an indulgent respite in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. This vintage manse has been restored with enormous care and attention to detail. You can read the whole tale by… Read Full Entry

The Black House Financial Tally

March 21st, 2013 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

If you're a regular reader of our blog, you know over the past two years we've been sharing our endeavour to purchase, tune-up, renovate, add-on and operate (remotely from Toronto, Ontario) a vintage triplex in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island which we called The Tales Of Upper Hillsborough. It started serendipitously… Read Full Entry

The Garden Suite Reveal

January 14th, 2013 | Tales Of Upper HillsboroughTravel

After four and a half years and several hundreds of thousands of dollars invested, we're approaching the completion of our substantial top to bottom renovation of our vintage shingle house in Charlottetown, PEI. After tackling the third floor 'Attic Atelier', and the second floor 'Captain's Quarters', our main level 'Garden… Read Full Entry

The Deck Tower Nears Completion

November 27th, 2012 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

Last week James, my co-investing best pal and urbaneer associate, and I flew to Prince Edward Island to check on the progress of The Black House, our legal triplex which has been undergoing a massive transformation over the past three years. Click HERE when I revealed our purchase in a… Read Full Entry

King Of Flags

October 26th, 2012 | City LivingTales Of Upper Hillsborough

One of the joys of living in a big city is that when you need something truly specific, like a Flag, you can go online and discover there is a shop that specializes in Flags just down the street and around the corner. How amazing is that? The King Of… Read Full Entry

The Black House

October 25th, 2012 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

As our Charlottetown triplex approaches completion as bespoke Luxury Accommodations, we've refined the direction we're going and, in fact, have decided to name our beloved property 'the Black House'. Why? The mystery will present itself soon enough, when we reveal that the new windows we installed on the house are.....… Read Full Entry