This gracious and elegant Uplands residence is offered for sale for the first time in decades; meticulously maintained and completely renovated throughout!
The sunny .89 acre property is located on a quiet, upscale cul-de-sac in the prestigious Uplands neighbourhood enjoying expansive, panoramic views to the east toward Mt. Baker, and to the snow-capped Olympic Mountains to the south.
A gated entry and circular drive lead into the property, with beautifully manicured grounds complementing the gracious 7882 sqft home. The expansive formal living room boasts magnificent views across gently terraced lawns to the waterfront, with soaring 18’ ceilings and impressive gas fireplace adding to the ambiance. The formal dining room is another elegant space with gorgeous views and space to accommodate large dinner parties with ease!
The gourmet kitchen is a welcoming space designed for the serious chef, with 15’ ceilings, abundant counter and cupboard space, a large butler’s pantry and a second ‘prep kitchen’ and storage area; perfect when entertaining larger groups.
A sunny breakfast nook is the perfect spot for casual dining with easy access out to the main patio….
Also located on the main level of the home, the family room offers lots of space with cozy gas fireplace and double sliding doors that open out to an expansive and sunny patio. An additional sitting room or office, and a 2-piece guest bath complete the main level of the home.
Upstairs, the master bedroom enjoys world-class views, with cozy window seat and access out to a lovely balcony. The ensuite bath includes separate steam shower and soaker tub, with a large adjacent dressing room complete with built-in closets.
Two additional bedrooms are nicely separated from the master suite, each generously sized with large closets and ensuite baths. A fourth bedroom is located on the north side of the house, with balcony access, walk-in closet and ensuite bath; perfect for guests and offering extra privacy and separation!
A large office area and spacious studio or games room occupy the third level of the home; bright, airy and flexible spaces with lots of accessible storage and built-in closets.
On the lower level of the home, a spacious media room with built-in bar is a great place for family fun, with convenient access to full bath, and up to the kitchen area via the north staircase. A large hobby/craft room with fireplace and lots of storage, a generous laundry room, utility room and storage area complete the lower level of the home.
Outside, a charming little ‘beach house’ is the perfect seaside space to enjoy year-round, with sitting room and double French doors opening out to the expansive lawns; the ocean just steps away!
The property has been professionally landscaped throughout with beautiful stone work, solid granite terrace steps, gorgeous flower gardens and mature plantings, and a gated stairway leading to a patio right at the water’s edge! The sheltered frontage of approximately 300’ offers low bank access to the ocean to easily launch a small boat or kayaks….
Explore the fascinating coastline with its abundant marine wildlife, exceptional boating and fishing opportunities and ever-changing seascapes!
Both the Royal Victoria Yacht Club and Oak Bay Marina are just minutes away, and several of Victoria’s best golf courses are in the neighbourhood. Excellent schools, parks, recreational amenities and shopping are all close at hand with beautiful downtown Victoria just 10 minutes away….
This is a rare and exceptional opportunity to purchase a spectacular home and property in the heart of Victoria’s most beautiful neighbourhood; a private waterfront oasis yours to treasure!
- Acres: .89