Taylor Farm Blog

Lighting up the holidays

With the holiday season upon us many people are getting out their ladders and extension cords and turning the exterior of their homes into a winter wonderland. While you may be inspired to do the same, before you begin, it’s best to develop a plan instead of winging it.

Convenient amenities

Taylor Farm offers homeowners the perfect balance of city reach and country ease. As Headingley’s newest community, Taylor Farm is just minutes away from Winnipeg. Residents have easy access to all of the advantages of modern life, yet can still experience the simple and quiet beauty of country living.

Safety tips for trick-or-treating in Taylor Farm

Halloween is a fun time for kids to dress-up, stay-up late and eat candy. With all of this excitement and distractions, it’s easy for a pleasantly spooky night to turn into a scary one. These quick safety tips will help ensure a safe evening of trick-or-treating in Taylor Farm.

New Home Trends In Taylor Farm

The 2018 Fall Parade of homes was a big success! With 138 show homes on display, this Winnipeg event, hosted by the Manitoba Home Builder’s Association (MHBA), continues to be the largest Parade of Homes in Canada.

The Basswood Forest

In Taylor Farm, there is a beautiful preserved basswood forest located along the perimeter of the community. These particular trees can be seen across the province, however, a natural basswood grove is certainly a rarity. This preserved space is incorporated into Taylor Farm through the use of neighbourhood paths and trails leading down to its location.

Fall Programs Coming To Headingley!

The Macdonald Headingley Recreation District has some exciting programs and activities coming this fall!

August 18 Open House

Join us this Saturday, August 18th, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm for an Open House in Taylor Farm. The beautiful homes and landscape will not disappoint!

What is Upstream Living?

When Taylor Farm was in the planning stages, the goal was to create not just a community, but a lifestyle that we’ve come to know as upstream living.

RM of Headingley App

The RM of Headingley has a handy must-have app for all residents in the area. Found in the Play Store and Apple Store under ‘RM of Headingley’, this free app offers a handful of features to help people navigate life in the area.

Lower Taxes Means You Get More in Taylor Farm

Homeowners who are feeling maxed and taxed out in Winnipeg have some attractive options available to them in Taylor Farm. Learn more about how living in the RM of Headingly means lower taxes– for both homeowners and those looking to establish a business in the community.

Taylor Farm: It’s Closer than You Think

Taylor Farm, Headingley’s newest community, is closer to the city than one might think. Existing on the edge of Winnipeg, it has the best of rural living paired with the amenities of the city.

John Taylor: The Politician

Like any good politician, everyone knew John Taylor. His merry personality made him a popular representative for Headingley in the First Legislature of Manitoba from 1875 to 1879.

John Taylor: The Farmer and Merchant

He began farming the in 1857, and over time, continued to amass large tracts of land in and around Headingley. Starting in the late 1800s, Taylor offered a variety of goods for sale to families in the expanding Headingley community.

John Taylor: The Family Man and Teacher

John Taylor's upbringing was happy by all accounts, and he passed on the same convivial, loving home to his family that included 22 children. Taylor was also the first teacher who taught in the Headingley District until 1856.

John Taylor, the Man of Many Trades

A passionate and influential local politician, dedicated farmer, successful business owner, father of 22 children and the first teacher in the area – John Taylor played a pivotal role in shaping Manitoba’s rich history.

Builder Profile: Artista Homes

Artista Homes is a family owned company led by Frank Cotroneo, his three brothers and his brother-in-law. Known for their breathtaking custom home designs, you'll see no two builds are the same.

Builder Profile: Gino's Homes

From the company's modest roots building a handful of homes each year for friends and family, Gino's Homes has grown to become one of Winnipeg's most sought-after builders and starts construction on 50 to 75 new homes each year.

The Stories Behind Taylor Farm Street Names

When creating a community, street names are of utmost importance and play a unique role in shaping the tone of the area. Learn about the rich history of Taylor Farm and the stories behind each street name.

Builder Profile: Arlt Homes

Started in 1976, Arlt Homes is a proud family-owned and run business. Arlt Homes has set themselves apart based on their personal service and responsiveness.

Builder Profile: Avanti Custom Homes

While a fairly new kid on the block, Avanti Custom Homes builds on the 30+ years of expertise, creativity, reputation and buying power of its partner company Randall Homes.

Builder Profile: Sterling Homes

Sterling Homes long-standing record of success rests on its commitment to providing a variety of exclusive plans that continuously evolve to meet the needs of Manitoba homeowners and families.An approach that’s proving popular is providing larger footprints on bigger lots at an affordable price.

Builder Profile: Hearth Homes

Hearth Homes has been building quality custom homes for almost 40 years, 32 of those in the Winnipeg area. Early on, the company determined that a focal point for its homes would be the location of the fireplace, somewhere in the heart of the home and visible from as many rooms as possible on the ground floor. “Hearth” refers to that spot ...

Taylor Farm Rural Roots Run Deep

Taylor Farm, one of the newest Qualico Communities, already has a special place in the hearts of many Manitobans. Set on the sprawling shores of the Assiniboine River in Headingly, it bears the name of one of the province’s founding fathers.