Get­ting it

Ev­ery need is an­tic­i­pated – and met – in beau­ti­ful ac­ces­si­ble home

Grand Magazine - - FEATURE - By Carol Jankowski Photography To­masz Adamski

A FULLY AC­CES­SI­BLE home is so much more than a ramp to the door and grab bars in the bath­room, say a cou­ple en­joy­ing their first spring in a beau­ti­ful new house built to their spe­cific re­quire­ments.

For San­dra Bur­ton and Frank Whe­lan, their con­tem­po­rary Puslinch home is the cul­mi­na­tion of sev­eral years of look­ing for land and talk­ing to ar­chi­tects.

Bur­ton, who has been a quad­ri­plegic since the age of 17, grew up out­side of Schomberg and wanted to re­turn to the space and pri­vacy of a ru­ral lo­ca­tion. When the cou­ple spot­ted a treed one-acre coun­try lot for sale they bought it de­spite a huge hole in what would be the front yard and “a moun­tain” else­where on the prop­erty. >>

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