Decorating & Design

July 16, 2018

You’ll Love The Result Of This Historical Home’s Three-Year Reno

Ric and Shirley Riordon first spotted this Oakville century home as they cycled by on their bikes. They were drawn to the structure’s classical character and architectural details and they fantasized about what the space could become. In November 2012, when the circa-1909 house went on the market, they snatched it up, and took on what ended up being a full-scale three-year-long renovation. When it finally came time to decorate, they stayed true to the spirit of the heritage home. “We really valued the historical architecture,” says Shirley. Here’s how they modernized their home for the present, while respecting its storied past.

Author: Jessica Flower

Donna Griffith


House & Home June 2018


Shirley & Ric Riordon