Known as “Dunmora”, this classic Tudor Manor House was completely renovated and upgraded to the highest standards in 2012; combining the very best, classic architecture and styling of its era with all of today’s modern luxuries including a private elevator!
A gated entry and circular drive lead into the property, with the front entry under the Porte Cochere opening into an elegant foyer, complete with fireside sitting area, 2 guest baths and an attractive office/library. The gracious and oversized living room boasts several conversation areas, a gorgeous feature fireplace, built-in window seating and massive windows that showcase the spectacular ocean views! Two sets of double French doors open out to the verandah and outdoor sitting areas. The expansive formal dining area can accommodate the largest of dinner parties with ease, and it enjoys convenient access out to the covered verandah and to the spacious and open gourmet kitchen. A large pantry and mudroom are located off the kitchen and a sunny breakfast nook is the perfect spot to enjoy morning coffee while enjoying the ever-changing seascapes! Upstairs, the sumptuous master suite overlooks the westerly view of ‘Finlayson Arm’, with an expansive sitting area and fireplace, private 440 sqft slate balcony, incredible spa ensuite bath and deluxe ‘his and hers’ walk-in closets: no expense was spared in creating these luxurious spaces! Three additional bedrooms are located on this level, each with lovely new ensuite baths, and one with a private balcony over the Porte Cochere. The third floor offers flexible games and media spaces perfect for family fun and entertaining, with TV area, billiards area, kitchen/bar area, full bath, and lots of storage. A 1400 bottle, private wine cellar with tasting area, a craft room and storage areas are located on the lowest level of the home, with easy access to all the mechanical services. The 5.8 acre property has mature forests and beautifully landscaped heritage gardens and a classic circular water feature with fountain. Stone pathways, and private gravel drive lead down to the waterfront to the new deep water concrete dock. It is warm enough to swim in this Inlet in summer, and kayak year round…..with exceptional cruising and fishing destinations easily accessible for boat enthusiasts! Located in an enclave of 8 luxury acreages known as Dunmora Estates the unique properties all have underground services and rock mounted low profile street lighting. The development was created in an ecologically sensitive manner with protected habitat and wildlife areas to enhance the natural beauty of the West Coast Woodlands. The Victoria International Airport and downtown Victoria are both just 20 – 25 minutes from this magical setting!
- Acres: .5.8
- General Location: Saanich Peninsula