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Here at Sea & Ski Realty, we love living in Grey County, and with the multiplicity of recreational activities, beautiful viewpoints, fine dining establishments, and area of attractions, we know why so many people love this area, too! Our blog is a great resource to rely on if you’re new to the area and have questions about what there is to do and see, as well as what every community in the area offers. If you have any questions about one of our blogs or would like experienced guidance with an upcoming real estate transaction, give us a call today!

Spring Gardening

Spring brings a sense of excitement and anticipation to those tired of being cooped up indoors for the long winter months. This is especially true for gardeners – spring means it’s time to get growing again. For many people, just the act of digging in the soil can be...

Preparing Your Home For Winter

As a transitional season, fall is the perfect time to prepare yourself and your home for the inevitable cold weather that lies ahead. Just as your car needs snow tires and you need to buy a warm weather jacket, your home also needs to be taken care of to ensure that...

Removing Snow from Roof

It’s cold, it’s heavy and it can also do a lot of damages to your home. For most houses, never -- let nature handle it. Keeping your roof free from ice and piles of snow is one of the reasons that most roofs are built to handle the snow that is piled up on it,...

Winter Car Kit

Any well-seasoned cottage dweller knows the frustration of a Friday night coffee fuelled drive on snowy roads. This trek is made even more difficult when the snow starts to fly, or the roads ice over. In these cases, it is always better to remain on well-traveled...

Saving Energy & Money

We would all like to see our costs for utilities decrease without giving up our comfort and convenience. Here are a few tips you can try that may help you accomplish this and help the environment at the same time. Set your thermostat a few degrees lower than usual...

MIFF

 A bit about Joanne... Sea & Ski Realty had the pleasure of interviewing Joanne McKenzie, the Artistic Director of the Meaford International Film Festival (MIFF). Joanne has been a part of the theatre and arts community for quite a while and started out at MIFF...

Thornbury Village Cidery

90 King St E, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0 Overview It's hard to capture the essence of a place in food or drink, but the Thornbury Village Cidery has taken on that challenge and succeeded. Their award-winning Thornbury Premium Apple Cider is made from local apples and...

Pom Pom Treat Hut

 6 Bruce St North Thornbury, Ontario Overview If you are looking for a place to treat your sweet tooth while satisfying the entire family, there is one hut that is the place to be: Pom Pom Treat Hut. Just up from the Thornbury pier you will find this hut bustling...

The Leeky Canoe

 94 N Sykes St, Meaford, ON N4L 1N8 Overview The Leeky Canoe is a family-friendly, affordable full-service restaurant with a wide variety of foods to satisfy everyone's unique taste buds. Leeky is a laid back, fun place to come and enjoy a delicious meal. It is...

Source Works Ceramics

 156473 7th Line, Meaford, N4L 1W6 Overview Just outside of the small town of Rocklyn through a thicket of trees you'll find the Source Works Ceramics gallery and studio owned by local artist Melanie Earle. The gallery is filled with gorgeous paintings, ceramics, and...

Duxbury Cidery

 3262 Meaford, ON - N4L 1A5 Overview Living in the Beaver Valley, you learn to appreciate the many ways that one can use apples. From making and eating apple pies to pressing apple cider, there are countless ways to enjoy Beaver Valley apples.  James McIntosh came up...

Free Spirit Tours

 Introduction to Free Spirit Tours The Georgian Triangle area has so many places to explore and lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation, but for the untrained adventurer these can seem daunting. In this area you can go rock climbing, caving, paddling, hiking and...