Every now and then, I get an itch to renovate a house. Lots of people in the Collingwood and Blue Mountain areas look for homes they can renovate and resell at a profit.
It is hard to do this and make a profit although certainly not impossible. I’ve seen some people do it very well. I think it is the fault of HGTV that has so many of us hooked on doing something they make look so easy.
There is one house in particular that keeps grabbing my attention. For years, every time I drive past this wannabe castle in Meaford, I have the urge to paint the trim, clean-up the landscape and bring back the grandeur of what once was or must have been. I’ve never been inside but can imagine that there are some pretty cool features to work with that have not stood the test of time too well. I’m sure this one would not work out too well for me but at least I can dream and be inspired. Here is a picture.