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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 ...

Young Entrepreneur: Brendan Troy

A person wearing a toque and winter jacket smiling, with snow and a partially constructed house in the background.

An interview with Brendan Troy of Alair Homes Belleville. Describe your business. Alair Homes is a custom home builder and renovator. We help clients create the home or space they want through Alair’s Client Control™. This allows for full transparency, customization and accountability for all parties involved and is an innovative, safe way to build or renovate a home. What brought you to the region? Our young family was looking for a quieter place to live and thrive. It’s ...

Meet Our Builders: Duvanco Homes

A kitchen in a home built by Duvanco Homes, part of the Quinte Home Builders' Association.

Custom home quality at an affordable price.

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Are you looking to raise a family, build your own home or upgrade your property? Do you want urban amenities, a short commute and access to world-class beaches and golf courses? Get to know some of our builders and developers at the Quinte Home Builders’ Association to help make Quinte a consideration for your next move. The Bay of Quinte has the same opportunities as the big city: Four-season parks Public, private and post-secondary education Four regional hospitals 1,200 km of ...

From The Ground Up: Downtown Belleville

Injecting new life into a historic downtown core takes a deliberate mix of brave insight, visionary planning and the faith that if you build it, they will come.

“That’s what all you millennials want these days,” said someone I told my dream to. I wasn’t talking about the typical travelling-the-world-for-free or making-money-on-my-laptop dreams (though those would be great, too). No, my dream is to live smack-dab in the middle of Belleville’s downtown core. And I’m not the only one with that dream. The booming success of the new Century Village condominium is but one indicator of the desire to live in the city’s core. It’s also a ...

Quinte West Communities

An illustrated map of Quinte West.

Making a move to the BoQ? Surround yourself with natural attractions in one of these neighbourhoods in Quinte West. WEST-END TRENTON Average Price: $305,000 A walkable neighbourhood with a mix of classic, older homes as well as new builds. Either way, it’s a great option for families. Home Types: – Victorian homes – Mid-century two-storeys – New builds BATAWA Average Price: $295,000 A true community where your neighbours become your friends and your kids always have someone to play ...

Belleville Neighbourhoods

Illustrated map of neighbourhoods in Belleville.

Looking for a change of scenery? Check out the urban/rural diversity that Belleville has to offer. DOWNTOWN BAYSHORE Average Price: $430,000 A modern and up-and-coming neighbourhood. Get the best of both worlds with life by the Bay and downtown. Great restaurants, waterfront atios and shopping are all within walking distance. Home Types: – Modern/contemporary – Small war-time bungalows OLD EAST HILL Average Price: $300,000 A charming old neighbourhood with tree-lined streets and beautiful historic homes that are full of ...

Meet Our Builders: Tobey Developments

Tobey Developments Model Home

Experience luxury living with a small town feel in beautiful Brighton.

Are you looking to raise a family, build your own home or upgrade your property? Do you want urban amenities, a short commute and access to world-class beaches and golf courses? Get to know some of our builders and developers at the Quinte Home Builders’ Association to help make Quinte a consideration for your next move. The Bay of Quinte has the same opportunities as the big city: Four-season parks Public, private and post-secondary education Four regional hospitals 1,200 ...

How to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Living Space

An outdoor living space with a dining area and pergola.

Here are five ways to transform your outdoor living space (and make the most of the warmer months).

Here in the Bay of Quinte (and anywhere in Canada really), the backyard is a sacred space. We cherish it, particularly in the warm months that just never seem to last long enough. If you’re looking for ways to maximize your outdoor living space, without breaking the bank, look no further! Here are some simple, inexpensive ways to create a backyard that is livable, lovable and kid friendly. 1. Thrift It! If you know anything about me, this will ...

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 ...

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.

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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.