We saw a couple more properties, but none we were prepared to buy. We then went back to our second choice from last week and decided to put in an offer for that one. It is a lovely four-bedroom property on 2 acres, just north of Belleville (Tyendinaga). The main level is fantastically finished with wooden floors, a great kitchen, fab living room and dining room. However, the basement needs finishing as although the occupiers are using it as a family room, it needs a ceiling, flooring and some other finishing touches.

We would also want to put a third bathroom down there with the existing bedroom so any guests we have staying have their area to themselves.