Bosley Realestate

Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

Welcome To The Foyer

May 3rd, 2016 | House And HomeTales Of Upper Hillsborough

There's no question most urbanites have to do the best they can living with limited square footage. But no matter how small a dwelling, sometimes it's more about a smart space plan that can make or break a place. For me, a residence with a dedicated foyer or front hall… Read Full Entry

How I Came To Transform A Vintage Home In Charlottetown, PEI

June 9th, 2015 | Tales Of Upper HillsboroughWord On The Street

If you're new to, you may not know our boutique Toronto real estate site isn't limited to properties for sale or rent, but also explores all manners of housing as it relates to place, culture and design. That's why, if you go through our Blog Categories, you'll see a… Read Full Entry

My Perfect Efficient Swell Dwell Kitchen

April 23rd, 2015 | Rejuvenating The Button FactoryRenovating The Movie House LoftTales From Tennis CrescentTales Of Upper HillsboroughRiverdale / Playter EstatesCollege Street/Little Italy

Today I share with you my success incorporating a new kitchen back into its original location in the Garden Suite of my purpose-built 1960s Riverdale duplex. When I first looked at this main floor 2-bedroom unit - which in its past deconversion was configured into a large studio apartment and… Read Full Entry

Black Houses Are Beautiful

January 21st, 2015 | Tales Of Upper HillsboroughCollege Street/Little Italy

Many of us have heard Henry Ford's comment about his Ford Model T in 1909 - "Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black". I kind of feel that way about houses.

While most traditional Toronto housing… Read Full Entry

Designing A Cozy Entertainment Space In The Black House

November 4th, 2014 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

Welcome to our latest Tales Of Upper Hillsborough post, which shares the journey of two friends, who share a friendship spanning 30 years and who both live in Toronto, Ontario. These friends buy a dilapidated vintage triplex in idyllic Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and transform it into a bespoke vacation guest house. Right… Read Full Entry

Kitchen Progress In The Black House Captain’s Quarters!

October 7th, 2014 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

Welcome to our latest installment from The Tales Of Upper Hillsborough, which is about the transformation of a dilapidated tripled in Charlottetown, PEI, into a luxury furnished vacation rental. To our delight, we're nearing completion after six years of a major rebuild. This project snowballed primarily out of our love for… Read Full Entry

The Centre Hall Makeover In The Captain’s Quarters

September 25th, 2014 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

Over the past few 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. Since our purchase back in 2008 our second floor suite has been home… Read Full Entry

Vignettes Of Progress At The Black House

July 21st, 2014 | Tales Of Upper Hillsborough

Ok, so my apologies in advance cuz I'm going to prattle on today about my love affair. Yes, it's our four-year anniversary since we began tackling tuning-up, renovating, expanding and decorating - remotely from Toronto, Ontario - a vintage triplex in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - which we bought in… Read Full Entry

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