Step back in time as you explore the former estate of Sir Henry Mill Pellatt, a prominent Toronto financier, industrialist and military man. An unabashed romantic, Sir Henry engaged the noted architect E.J. Lennox to help him realize a life-long dream - the creation of a 'medieval' castle on the brow of a hill overlooking Toronto. Begun in 1911, it took 300 men nearly 3 years to complete and cost $3,500,000 at that time. Sir Henry enjoyed Casa Loma for less than 10 years before financial misfortune forced him to abandon his castle home. We hope you enjoy this intriguing legacy of an extraordinary Canadian.
•Sir Henry Pellatt's Suite: The walls are mahogany and walnut. A secret storage area beside the fireplace was used to store confidential documents.
•Sir Henry Pellatt's Bathroom: The shower was structured to completely surround the body with spray by using 6 taps that controlled 3 levels of pipes. All the walls are outfitted with white carrara marble.
• Lady Pellatt's Suite: The walls are painted in Lady Pellatt's favourite colour: Wedgwood blue.
•Girl Guide Exhibit: Placed in the castle as a tribute to the support Lady Pellatt provided to the Girl Guides of Canada.
• Lady Pellatt's Bathroom: Smaller than Sir Pellatts, it had a bidet, a rare feature in Canadian homes at the time.
• Guest Suite: One of several such elegant rooms.
• Windsor Room: Sir Henry Pellatt hoped to have the Royal Family as guests in this room.
• Round Room: Designed to fit the space below the tower, this Adams-style room has