Built in 1681, this manor house has been owned by the Warde family for the last 250 years. At one time, British General James Wolfe, who commanded forces in the bombardment of Quebec, lived here with his family. The house still contains pictures and relics of General Wolfe's family. The Warde family has restored the formal gardens, dotting banks surrounding the lake with spring bulbs, herbaceous borders, and old roses to retain its beauty year-round, and returned rooms to their original uses. You can enjoy the fine collection of Old Master paintings from the Italian, 17th-century Dutch, and 18th-century English schools, along with antiques, porcelain, and tapestries, all acquired or commissioned by the family in the 18th century. General Wolfe received his commission on the grounds of the house -- the spot is marked by a cenotaph.