Spectacular lifestyle communities by Georgian International steeped in natural beauty
Welcome to Braestone, a picture-perfect community located in the scenic Oro-Medonte region of southern Ontario, just minutes from the urban centres of Barrie and Orillia. A community that offers a casual yet refined style of living, that is down home, yet up country.
Since development started almost five years ago, three phases have been completed and 118 homes delivered out of a total of 229 homes. Site work for Phase 4, consisting of just 20 estate-sized lots, is almost completed, and only four lots remain available. Registrations for the next phase have started, with anticipation running high.
The goal at Braestone is to create a distinctive and timeless architectural style, one that combines the elements of early Oro-Medonte farmhouses, barns and sheds. Noted architect William Hicks was chosen to lead the effort and the result is truly unique. A lot of thought went into the details, right down to the authentic gas burning lanterns that come standard on all of the homes.
Braestone’s amenities have grown naturally out of the magnificent landscape. They are called The Remarkables, because they are truly remarkable. One of the most popular is the Sugar Shack, where residents enjoy the age-old practice of tapping maple trees to make syrup. Others include Field of Dreams, a baseball diamond and Skating Pond.
The neighbouring Braestone Farm carries forward the farming heritage of the land with a pumpkin patch, berries and apple orchards. There are miles of trails on the 566 acres that make up Braestone; 60 per cent of the land will be preserved in its natural state.
Braestone won the Best New Home Community 2016 Award from Canadian Home Builders’ Association. Located just minutes from Barrie and Orillia, Braestone residents live in proximity to Horseshoe Valley Resort, Braestone Club and great amenities such as shopping, dining, hiking, boating, skiing and golf.
For more information, visit the Discovery Centre, located at 3288 Line 9, North Oro-Medonte, Ont..
Windfall – inspired by Blue Mountain
Resonating with the natural beauty and tranquility of Blue Mountain, Windfall is an extraordinary community that offers resort-inspired living. Almost 150 acres in size, a third of the land is reserved for parks, ponds, trails, wildlife and nature.
Each phase is designed to be a private enclave of homes. More than 200 homes have been delivered to date, with a current plan of 606 upon completion. Phase 4 sales are in full swing right now. Prices for semi-detached homes start in the low $500,000s, while detached homes range from the low $600,000s to mid $700,000s. Sales have been incredibly strong, with significant annual growth since inception in 2015.
The magnificent homes at Windfall are the vision of leading architect, William Hicks. They are distinguished by welcoming front porches, open concept plans and exterior colours and materials that reflect those found in nature.
Windfall offers four innovative bungalow and bungalow with loft home designs, eight inspired two-storey home plans and four spacious semi-detached designs. Exterior gas-burning lanterns, smooth finished ceilings, a frameless glass enclosed shower in the master bath, are just a few of the well-appointed standard finishes.
One of Windfall’s best features is its amazing location, next to Blue Mountain Village, the Scandinave Spa and minutes to Georgian Bay. There are literally dozens of activities throughout the entire year. For daily essentials, Collingwood is just minutes away.
At the heart of Windfall’s onsite amenities is The Shed, a rustic yet refined gathering space for neighbours to come together to socialize and create traditions. It’s planned to also feature parkland, outdoor pools and a sauna. Running through the heart of Windfall is a Nature Corridor, connecting trail systems to neighbourhoods that walkers, cyclists, cross country skiers and snowshoers can follow to cross the community from end to end.
Visit the Windfall sales centre and model home, located at 104 Yellow Birch Cres., Blue Mountains.
Mountain House – the next chapter of Windfall
Set in the heart of spectacular Blue Mountains and close to Georgian Bay, Mountain House is the next chapter of Windfall. Here you can find an exclusive collection of modern suites inspired by mountain chalet-style living.
This exclusive community of just 12 buildings is set on 10 acres in the centre of nature’s four-season playground. With exciting activities just outside your windows and a serene private water-spa with hot and cold pools and sauna onsite, Mountain House is everything you want in chalet living.
The first phase of 70 chalet suites have been delivered in slightly more than 1.5 years. When completed, the community will have 230 suites within two-, three- and four-storey buildings. Phase 2 is currently more than 75 per cent sold, with construction underway. Pricing is from the low $300,000s to mid $400,000s. Sales have been very strong and interest in the community continues to grow at a significant pace.
Mountain House offers chalet-living without the maintenance. Suite layouts range from one-bedroom plus den up to three-bedroom suites, including an incredible loft plan on the top floors (673 to 1,140 sq. ft.). Mountain House recently won Best Condo Kitchen at the Ontario Home Builders’ Association Awards. The exterior architecture is truly inspiring. The stone accents and heavy timber frames reflect the surrounding forests and mountains.
Mountain House is right next door to Windfall, which offers a host of inspiring amenities for residents. In addition, Mountain House features its own exclusive amenity area – a rustic, naturally beautiful pavilion comprised of hot and warm pools with waterfall feature, a sauna, a relaxation and fitness room, all with Blue Mountain as the backdrop.
Additionally, residents will be able to gather at the Après Lodge, an intimate social lounge space with an indoor gas fireplace and outdoor wood burning fireplace.
Visit the Mountain House sales centre, located at 104 Yellow Birch Cres., Blue Mountain. For further information log on to the website.