A River Runs By It

oh_spring_2007From a Home & Builder article in Ontario Homes – Spring 2007
“Still waters run deep so deep sometimes that they erupt unexpectedly from the ground like a refreshing spring. This unique feature highlights the stunning timber frame home of Brenda Nicholson built on five acres of treed land, east of Tara, southwest of Owen Sound in Bruce County. From the great room and loft, through tall, cathedral windows, Brenda has a perfect view of one of nature’s beautiful anomalies. Before her eyes, a tributary of the Sauble River emerges miraculously from underground in the backyard and flows past the dwelling, lending its name to the home itself — Hidden Waters.

In April of 2002, more than 130 people celebrated the Nicholson “house raising” with food and live music. The event was the culmination of a collaborative process between the homeowners and Pliny Loucks, chief designer and owner of Great Lakes Frame Company. Once the massive frame was in place and the insulation package installed, it was less than four months before the Nicholsons took occupancy.”

Read the full article>>