Visit Historic Downtown Chatham and stay in the Unique Boutique Hotel " The Retro Suites" at the end of King St. Stay in beautiful rooms like " The King Edward" and experience Old World Charm together with Superb service.A $1.5 million Dollar fire in September of 2011 destroyed some the building at the corner of William St. and Jahnke St including the Williams St. Cafe although the majority of the Hotel remained open.A rebuild of the Cafe as well as a replacing the long term rooms with bigger open-concept facilities and 5 new suites has been completed. The William St. cafe is open and flouishing with a new Entrance.Owner Rob Myers, is a passionate collector and has filled the Hotel with unique pieces collected by he and his wife Cathy from around the world, including a microphone used by Elvis and many original pieces of art. The rear of the building's facade is a Miami-style pastel-colored brick, glass block columns and neon signs. The Chilled Cork Restaurant and Lounge is a great place to gather whether you are a hotel guest or just in the area.There is a new parking lot and front Entrance off King St. Mr. Myers said the key to the Hotel's success has been in ensuring that spotless accomodations are provided along with a high attention to details. Having stayed in many Hotels around the world personally, he believes the Retro Suites ranks with the best!
Chatham Capitol Theatre
Make sure you attend one of the many performances being held at the completely renovated Capitol Theatre. St. Clair College took over in 2012 and the programming is excellent with a complete line-up of talent from Musical to Dance. Check out the schedule of events for 2015 at Chatham-Capitol Theatre
Visit RM Classic Cars on the edge of town and transport yourself back in time as you wander through the showroom and marvel at the complete restoration of Vintage Automobiles. Chatham is called the Classic Car Capital of the world. Check out the RMwebsite and learn more about this attraction which draws people from around the entire world.
Visit one of the many Golf Courses in the Chatham area. There are 9 in total and Green fees are very reasonable. Maple City Country Club on the banks of the Thames River is a long standing favorite of residents and visitors alike or visit one of the other 8 Courses in the area like the Links of Kent. Just part of the Affordable Lifestyle of Chatham-Kent.
Love History? In her novel " Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe modeled her character Uncle Tom after Rev. Josiah Hanson. Hanson settled in the Chatham-Kent area of Canada when he escaped the south along the trails of the Underground Railway. Visit his home and other unique 19th Century Heritage Buildings and relive one of the most historic periods of the past.
Visit ChathamTourist Attractions for more information.There are many Events taking place in Chatham-Kent especially in the summer months beginning with Retrofest weekend the end of May. It is a power packed schedule for all ages.
Chatham-Kent is the place to be! The perfect location for Baby Boomers, Empty Nesters or anyone looking for AFFORDABLE LIFESTYLE! Friendly community to raise a family, retire to, relocate or just visit. Call me, Wayne Liddy Royal LePage Peifer Realty Inc. Brokerage at 519-436-4810 Chatham and let me show you Affordable Real Estate in Chatham-Kent. Visit my website for events, happenings and choice listings for sale