CENTURY 21 Lanthorn Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage*
- 264 Front Street
Belleville, ON K8N 2Z2
- AGRICULTURE LAND
- DAIRY FARMS
- BEEF FARMS
- HORSE FARMS WORKING WITH YOU, WHETHER YOU RESIDE IN:
- SUSTAINABLE FARMS
- HOMESTEAD FARMS HASTINGS, PRINCE EDWARD, NORTHUMBERLAND,
- HOBBY FARMS LENNOX & ADDINGTON OR FRONTENAC
- RURAL COMMERCIAL COUNTY'S
- RURAL RESIDENTIAL Letter of Opinion available for your property value
- VACANT LAND ( No Charge)
- MAPLE SYRUP FARMS
Welcome to my Website
As a CENTURY 21® Real Estate professional, I am dedicated to providing you with the highest quality service possible. My personal knowledge of the local Real Estate market is combined with the power of the CENTURY 21 brand - the most recognized name in Real Estate today.
Whether you are looking to BUY or SELL a home / farm / or rural acreage, I would like to assist you. With over 40 years of hands on experience in the agricultural field, I am well acquainted with the needs of rural living, be it septic / wells / older homes/ barns / out buildings / crops / animals etc.
In the past year the market for properties in the rural categories have stayed strong. I have had the pleasure to work with great people (clients) throughout the year in purchasing or selling over 52 farms / rural properties.
I look forward to the opportunity of working with you!
- REAL ESTATE ( construction of older homes & barns / acreage)
- COMPETITIVE HORSE PLOWING ( for more on this click on Additional Website at left)
- HOCKEY ( Season ticket holder for OHL Belleville Bulls, Trenton Golden Hawks & Wellington Dukes)
- LIFE IN GENERAL
My entire life so far has been in Agriculture. I was raised & worked on a dairy farm as a boy and when older married and began our own dairy farm.
Along with my wife Jeanne and our two children we ran a very modern and highly productive Holstein herd of 80 milking cows. We farmed 800 acres under crop every year. This career saw a 30 year span. Throughout those years both Jeanne and I were involved as leaders for many 4H Clubs. I was also on the Holstein Club for many years as a director. I am currently the Chairperson for the Horse Plowing Committee for the Hastings County Plowing Match. I competitive plow at the Hastings Match as well as around Ontario at other county matches and at the International Match.
Throughout the years we raised and showed Registered Belgian Draft Horses. This led us to many horse shows around the province and sales of off spring (foals) to eastern and western Canada and several U.S. states.
A few years ago we traded in our dairy herd for a beefherd, pigs and chickens. We turned our milkhouse into a retail store where we sell Home Raised Black Angus Beef, Heritage Pork, Farm Fresh Eggs and Fresh Vegetables all raised naturally.
Along with this new adventure in farming we made the decision to tackle the farm work with old fashioned horse power.
We are now in the midst of obtaining a sustainable life style. We farm many less acres, grow and raise just about everything we eat. Canning, freezing, preserving all chemical free food.
Although many ideas are still in the works we have had great success to date with farming with our Belgian Horses. This approach has led us to teach seminars at home on a one-on-one basis for others wishing to do the same, and to teach students as far away as Lancaster, P.A. at Horse Progress Days
We also were invited to speak at their seminar on Horse Farming Practices.
These days we continue to "down size" to a more managable Homestead Farm for two people and continue to grow, raise and produce our own food.
We enjoy our two children and their spouses and 4 beautiful and lively grandkids, here at the farm as they enjoy pony rides, horse drawn sleighrides and observing new baby chicks or the antics of newborn piglets.
Let me share the knowledge to help you find or sell that large working farm, smaller acreage for a sustainable farm (Homestead Farm) or a residential or commercial property.
Please feel free to give me a call.
Let our team help you buy or sell your next property.
Anytime is the right time to talk real estate.
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- 2015 - CENTURION® Producer
- 2014 - CENTURION® Producer
- 2013 - CENTURION® Producer
- 2012 - Masters Silver