Tag: mansion

George Unsworth $3,000,000 Heritage Farm

Giles Gorton Unsworth, his wife Anna, and their nine children emigrated to Canada from England on November 18, 1848. They originally landed in the United States but weren’t welcomed by Americans, who held a low opinion of Britain. The Unsworth’s chose to settle in Ontario, Canada instead.The youngest son Albert was the proprietor of a…


Peter Grant Mansion in Haileybury – Canada’s Largest Mansion

At 65,000 square feet, this vacant mansion goes by different names – Haileybury House, Peter Grant Mansion or simply “Canada’s Largest Mansion”. It was built along the shores of Lake Temiskaming in Northern Ontario by Peter Grant Junior.Peter Grant grew up in the New Liskeard area. He started as a plant manager for Elk Planning…


Toronto Mansion With Three Kitchens

This property has not one, not two but three kitchens in it. It’s possible that this was a home designed for multiple tenants or family. Some of the features are two spiral staircases, skylights and four garages (two at each end of the house).The basement is flooded and not accessible. Several areas of the main…


Koffler Scientic Reserve Abandoned Mansion in the Forest

This was the home of Major General Clarence Churchill Mann. Mann purchased 16 farms in an area of Ontario known today as Joker’s Hill. Mann was a World War II soldier who had taken part in the Dieppe raid and invasion of Normandy. He along with his wife consolidated the land into a horse farm…


Splendida Dimora Mansion

At the time of my visit to this beautiful mansion in the Orangeville area, the house was vacant. The start of the journey took a downward spiral as I slipped and fell in the muddy puddle at the start of the driveway. After wiping off my lens, I made my way to this house. It…


Everything Under Wraps Mansion

This location was a bit of a mystery. Inside, the furnishings had been wrapped up with tarps as if painting were taking place. The front entrance showed signs of water damage. This location has more of a lived-in feeling than of being abandoned. None the less, it was a fascinating property to urban explore.


Beautiful Colonial Mansion in Ontario

As we approached this location, I did the customary drive by to scope it out. We parked down the street and I walked in alone first, so it would be less conspicuous. I went around back and found an open door. Once inside I texted my partner to come on in.   I began taking…


The Ontario Abandoned $6 Million Doctor’s Mansion

This property was once owned by a Doctor who I’ll refer to as Frohn. Frohn and his wife Elsa came to Canada from Holland during the 1950’s. They settled down in Southern Ontario and started a family of three children. Frohn ran a successful business that sold specialty lighting. His wife, Elsa, assisted him with…


Mick Jagger Mansion – $2 Million Condos Coming Soon

This lovely home is located in Southern Ontario. As we approached it, we found the front door wide open, which is how many horror movies begin. The house has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, and as you can see working electricity. The front yard contained children’s bicycles and at one point a sandbox, which has…


Abandoned Ontario Million Dollar Mold Mansion

This luxurious mansion is located in Southern Ontario where wealth is quite evident in the real estate that people live in. This particular mansion has stained hardwood floors, a tiled kitchen, large living room with fireplace and four bedrooms with four bathrooms. There are two fireplaces on the main floor and one in the basement….