|super Victorian verandah...|
And he has NEWS.
At the time of our meeting, Malcolm Smith was travelling regularly from Winnipeg to visit his ailing mother and maintain the family home - the incomparable Conrad Huffman home, built of brick fired on the farm, in about 1812.
|...slightly obscuring the elliptical fanlight...|
|...and distracting a touch from the Georgian character|
The house and 41 acres of farmland sitting on Highway 33, across the road from Lake Ontario, on the way to Kingston from Adolphustown, will be listed with Gordon's Estate Services ( I don't see the listing there yet, but will come back and add it when I do.)
|the door alone, worth the price of admission|
In the interim, here's something important to know. Gordon's has also been entrusted with the task of preparing an auction of effects from the home. The auction will go live this Thursday April 16 at 5 PM and will close Thursday April 23 at 12:30 PM; the items can be seen at it maxsold.com.
Here are a few shots I took of the interior, so you may get a sense of the exquisiteness of the joinery, the taste of the owners and the wisdom of viewing both contents and home.
As my friend Brenda says, "Go on, have it if you want it."