Richard K.C. Ling, Broker
Harvey Kalles Real Estate Limited, Brokerage
68 Minutes ¦
Queenston – Niagara-on-the-Lake is located just off the Niagara Parkway, between the Floral Clock and the Butterfly Conservatory - Horticultural Gardens, at the foot of Queenston Heights - Brock Monument. Previously part of Newark, capital of Upper Canada (Ontario), where the first Parliament was convened, it was also the home of Laura Secord and Robert Hamilton – who founded the city of the same name. Later, it also has the historical distinction of being the home of the earliest Niagara vineyard – Hillebrand Estates.
(Water Colours by Mrs. Robert Simcoe of the Original Hamilton House)
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Originally built in the 1790’s by
Robert Hamilton, the house was mostly destroyed during the War of 1812.
The section remaining now forms part of the retreat in the West Gardens
close to the Bird Sanctuary. Rebuilt in the 1920’s, by the
Brights Family, the Hamilton House now boasts three levels of the Niagara
Gorge/River panorama against the American boarder with soaring ceiling, stone
terraces, a dining room decorated by the artisans from Wedgwood of
England* and graced by an opulent custom-made lead-crystal chandelier from
Bohemia in the thirties, separate guest quarters on the third level, full
basement which includes a self-contained apartment, a dog retreat, and a
recently rebuilt two-level carriage-house with a cupola – the second level is
roughed-in for an office (or domestic quarters ) whereas the ground level houses
a four-car garage with a separate section for garden tools.
Neither words, nor pictures, would be adequate to describe the simple
majesty of the total environment. It
must be experienced first hand.
Also includes modern amenities such as Hydro, Municipal Sewage, Municipal Water, Gas, Cable and Satellite Dish
Telephone: 416.441.2888 x 522 Cellular: 416.809.0909 /1.888.232.2088
Facsimile: 416-441-9926 Direct Fax: 1(866) 556-0823
Address: 2145 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ontario M5M 4B2 Canada
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