The venue is a large part of Arnprior History. From 1877 to 1916 it was home to the family of Claude McLachlin. He was the youngest son of Daniel McLachlin, a principal of McLachlin Brothers Lumber and Mayor of Arnprior. He supported and was involved with many community activities. From 1916 to 1995, as Sacred Heart Convent, it was home to local Catholic school teachers from the Order of Sisters of Providence Saint Vincent de Paul. From 1996 to present, it reverted back to a private residence, currently utilized as a bed and breakfast and social event venue. 140 years of Arnprior history! A grand place to have tea with friends!