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Bourassa Farmhouse

Bourassa Farmhouse

Heritage Area: Cloverdale

Site #: 29

Location: 18089 56 Avenue

Registered: July 14, 1997

Significance: Architectural, Historical

Description: Victorian styled front-gabled farmhouse. Built in 1908 on a stone foundation, it features a half-enclosed full-width front porch, multi-paned windows on main floor, bay window on west side, eyebrow dormer, and gable on hipped roof usually found on large barns and atypical of this type of building. Art and Irene Bourassa, after whom the house is named, purchased the farm in 1943 and Art organized the first Cloverdale Rodeo in 1948.