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Author: Miranda Fabricius

Renovating Crest View: Features and Fixtures

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This is part four in a multi-part series by Miranda Fabricius about her latest renovation project, Crest View House, in Belleville’s East Hill neighbourhood. Check out part one here, part two here and part three here. Follow along with Miranda on Instagram for the latest updates! FINISHED FLOORS Our renovation of Crest View in the Old East Hill continues. My favourite development since my last BoQ blog entry is the newly refinished original hardwood floors. The craftsmanship and hours that went ...

Renovating Crest View: In The ‘Home’ Stretch

Three photos side by side. A stone patio with shrubs and a fence. An old fire extinguisher and vintage licence plate. A person on a ladder painting a white room.

IN THE ‘HOME’ STRETCH This is part three in a multi-part series by Miranda Fabricius about her latest renovation project, Crest View House, in Belleville’s East Hill neighbourhood. Check out part one here and part two here. Follow along with Miranda on Instagram for the latest updates! Spring is here and we are on the final stretch of our renovation. Crest View is about to emerge, updated and improved. We are taking advantage of this beautiful weather. Thanks to some ...

Renovating Crest View in East Hill: Part Two

This is part two in a multi-part series by Miranda Fabricius about her latest renovation project, Crest View House in Belleville’s East Hill neighbourhood. Check out part one here. How does one balance homeschooling three young children, while restoring a large Victorian home during a global pandemic and state of emergency? I’m not sure, but like you, I’m figuring out how to make this new way of life work. When my husband and I decided to buy Crest View ...

Renovating Crest View: Reviving Belleville’s Old East Hill Neighbourhood

This is the first in a multi-part series by Miranda Fabricius about her latest renovation project, Crest View House in Belleville. Home has always been important to me. Wherever I’m living, I like to make my space special, comfortable and a place where I feel secure. In these crazy times, I feel this need heightened, as I’m sure it is for many of you, too. We have been confined to our homes more than ever before and we are ...

Meet the Homes of the Old East Hill Neighbourhood

Hatt Sisters Queen Anne-style home in the Old East Hill in Belleville.

Allow Miranda Fabricius to introduce you to a handful of homes in the Old East Hill neighbourhood in Belleville.

I have lived in Belleville’s Old East Hill neighbourhood for a combined 23 years. I have lived in three houses, each one on the same street. I left for 13 years and moved to different major cities and small villages, within Canada and abroad, but I have always loved my city. I always knew that it is the place I would come back to, to make my home again.  One thing that I fell in love with early on ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.