TVM Schoolhouse is a beautiful heritage building located in the transitional area of City; between Downtown and the residential sections. The building originally served the City as the main primary school, gymnasium and 800+ seat auditorium. TVM converted the building in 48 accessible residential suites along with an office and common room. The building and all amenities within are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. Kawartha Participation Project (KPP) maintains an office within this special building and delivers services to those of its clients that reside there.
Special Accessibility Features Include:
Lowered kitchen counter tops, corner-drain shallow kitchen sinks, in-counter cooktops, side opening wall mounted ovens, freezer bottom swing-door refrigerators, lowered light switches, raised electrical outlets, roll-in showers, raised commodes, ceiling fans throughout, power assist remote controlled suite entry, extra wide hallways, 5ft minimum turning radius in all hallways, bathrooms, bedrooms, and kitchens and visual & audible fire alarm systems.
TVM Schoolhouse Inc. is a Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Project. Rents are maintained at discounted levels, and all tenants must meet a maximum income threshold as set for the City of Peterborough.
TVM Schoolhouse offers residence several parks and paths all within walking distance of the property. Several churches are steps away, and the downtown is a five minute walk. Shops along Hunter offer specialty retail as well as local fare. Reid Street runs one way; south only. Bus service is right at the front door.