Mansions on George
Mansions on George
How do you take an old school house and convert it into a gorgeous condominium complex?
Mansions on George Condominiums are located in the heart of downtown Cobourg. The Victorian Heritage Town Hall - Victoria Hall is one block north of the beach and marina and our condominiums are 50 yards further North up George Street. Mansions o George occupies the site of the former Thomas Gillbard School, originally built in 1906 as the Central School for the whole town of Cobourg.
The former Gillbard School playing fields to rear and West of the Main School to be known as Mansions on James is to contain 36 new built suites.
We are tying as many of the Architectural features The Town of Cobourg is very concerned with sight-lines and Heritage Architectural features so as not to intrude on the everlasting Victorian look of the community.
Mansions on James suites consist of 1,300 to 1,500 square feet of accommodation. Nine foot ceilings on floors 2 - 3 and the fourth floor units are ten foot ceilings. Almost all units have large terraces, balconies and indoor parking. They also have access to the Roof Top patio at Mansions on George and the use of the Common Area facilities on their fourth Floor. Elevators, Stairwells, Function rooms are common to both Condominiums and use the same roadways and grounds.
The harbour has seen considerable change in the last few decades, moving from a working port to a tourist attraction. With excellent transportation links, VIA Rail, Highway 401, and a growing economy with a relaxed atmosphere.
Cobourg is expected to become the equivalent of ‘‘Niagara on the Lake’’ in South Central Eastern Ontario. Only one hour from Toronto by either road or VIA Rail with many Golf courses, a Marina, a beautiful sandy Beach and a spectacular heritage downtown are just a few of the special attractions
of Cobourg and Northumberland County, Ontario.
Our sister town of Port Hope is only five miles to the West. It sits on over 2.7 acres in the heart of downtown Cobourg, on the northern shore of Lake Ontario.
About 60 miles (100 km) from Toronto, Cobourg is an excellent showcase of Victorian Architecture, with one of the finest examples of a Victorian town hall to be found anywhere in Canada.