The $3.25M Cobourg property has 4 homes, including a heritage mansion


Location: 9421 County Road 2,

County 2 Rd. and Joe Oliver Rd.

Ask for a price: $3,250,000

Cut: Four houses including 6,400 sq.ft. Principal residence; 1,700 square foot home at the front of the property; 2,000 square foot home in back; 5,000 square feet homecoming

Parcel: approximately 6.6 acres, detached two-car garage, private circular driveway

Taxes: $11,891 (2021)

Bedrooms: 3 in main residence; 2 in front of the house; 3 in the back house

Bathrooms : 4 in main residence; 1 in front of the house; 1 in back house

Known as New Lodge Manor, this 1829 heritage home has nearly seven acres of property that includes three additional dwellings.

Highlights of the two-story main residence include hardwood floors, crown moldings, French doors, built-in bookshelves, and a large wrap-around veranda.

“My wife Susan and I have always admired local history and heritage. This house is one of the finest examples of Regency architecture in Ontario,” says owner Karol Shaw.

“The magnificence of this home and the quaint property with its circular tree-lined driveway and shed captivated us,” said Shaw, who purchased the property in 2017. The couple rent the mansion from the Pentecostal Church for the to use as an administrative office. .

Kitchen highlights include ceramic tile flooring, stainless steel appliances, windows and an adjoining breakfast room with walkout.

The home is close to Lake Ontario, parks, schools, and downtown Cobourg with shopping, restaurants, a hospital, the city’s famous beach, and access to the 401 freeway.

“The main house has a refined yet comfortable feel, with the wraparound porch, grand staircase and ample space, while the carriage house would be the perfect event venue with its historic details and cathedral loft. With two additional residences on the property, there are limitless possibilities for a savvy investor – or as a family resort,” says Jacqueline Pennington.

The library features a double French door entry, hardwood flooring, built-in furniture, a faux fireplace, and two large windows.

The spacious dwelling features a stucco exterior, window shutters and steps leading to the wraparound veranda.

Inside the front door, the entrance hall has a closet and ceramic flooring and opens into a main hall with hardwood flooring.

The large game room above the lower level features a gas fireplace with brick surround and four windows with shutters.

The living room features hardwood flooring, crown molding, faux fireplace, floor-to-ceiling shelving, and two windows.

Combined with the family room, the dining room has a hardwood floor, a faux fireplace, a chandelier, built-ins and two double garden exits.

The second floor master bedroom, now used as an office, has built-in dressers, shelving and desk, as well as two skylights.

Highlights of the U-shaped kitchen include ceramic tile flooring, stainless steel appliances, window and adjoining breakfast area with window and walkout.

The library features double French entry doors, hardwood flooring, built-in bookshelves, faux fireplace, built-in desk, and two large windows.

The large property has a shed plus two additional houses, lots of lawn space and mature trees.

This floor is completed by an office with double and recessed French doors, as well as two bathrooms, a second staircase and two smaller rooms that can be used as offices.

Upstairs, the master bedroom features hardwood flooring, built-in dressers, shelving and a desk, as well as two skylights. The second floor features two more bedrooms with hardwood floors and skylights, as well as a two-piece bathroom large enough to convert into a full bathroom.

The finished basement includes a large recreation room with a gas fireplace, two finished rooms with built-in furniture, two storage rooms and an exit to the backyard.

To view this property, please contact listing agent Jacqueline Pennington,, RE/MAX Hallmark First Group; 905-375-0062.

Home of the Week is written by freelance contributor Allison Harness, a Toronto-based real estate writer. Although we try to provide the most up-to-date information available, we cannot guarantee the features listed. Please contact the real estate agent. To submit a Home of the Week submission, email [email protected]


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