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Sir Henry Pellatt:

 

King of Casa Loma

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Second Floor

 

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Sir Henry's Suite(8): Sir Henry and Lady's Pellatt's bedrooms are located on the eastern end of the castle. Although Lady Pellatt has more space, Sir Henry has a larger washroom. A balcony extends from Sir Henry's room over the Grand Ballroom, allowing for some equally grand entrances or royal audiences. A telephone stand located next to the bed held the phone of what was one of the city's first telephone communications systems. A secret storage area was located in a panel beside the fireplace and many people are sure there are others, but they haven't been discovered.

Guest Rooms(18): The castle held many simply appointed guest rooms on the second floor on the west end of the building on the other side of the of the Grand Ballroom.

Guide Room(13): The Guide Room found a home in the castle as a tribute to the organization and ten years of moral and financial support of Lady Pellatt to the Guides when the organization was in its infancy. She was honored with one of the highest awards, the Silver Fish and the Official Warrent.

Housekeepers', Maids' and Servants' Quarters. These sparsely furnished rooms were outfitted with iron beds, unadorned dressers and simply prints. A single bathroom was provided and there was a communal living room. Menservants were located on the third floor which was not fully completed during the duration of Sir Henry's stay at the castle.

Lady Pellatt's Bathroom(11,12): Although smaller than Sir Henry's washroom, it had an adjoining wardrobe room. Both washrooms had bidets, a rare feature in Canadian homes.

Lady Pellatt's Suite(10): Lady Pellatt spent a great deal of time in her private suite. Cupids decorated her bed and other figures were fitted above the doors. From her solarium, Lady Pellatt, as First Commissioner of the Girl Guides, would take the salute of the corps as they marched by. She could look down, over the city and the ground which once contained more than 400 varieties of trees, shrubs and plants.

Sir Henry's Bathroom(8,9): Fit for a king sized man, it was outfitted in white Carrara marble. The size of the fixtures and dimensions of the room matched the grand stature of the man. The shower was structure like a cage, surrounding the body and the spray could be controlled by using six taps that controlled three levels of pipes. The taps were gold plated.

 

 

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