5185 Agate Lane
Spectacular Beachfront Living
This exceptional one-of-a-kind residence is beyond compare!
Completed in 2010, the specifications of this home are astounding, with a replacement cost well over $7,000,000. Designed with accessibility and flexibility in mind, the home is entirely ‘step-less’, with level entry, elevator, & and a gracious & welcoming layout that offers flexible spaces for both casual living & upscale entertaining.
A grand courtyard entrance with stone fireplace opens into the home, where views are immediately revealed through oversized windows in the great room and formal dining areas.
A gorgeous circular shaped kitchen occupies the south end of the home, with oversized windows, top-grade appliances and heated granite coffee bar overlooking the ocean. A cozy gas fireplace, built-in storage cabinetry, 2-piece bath and large pantry/utility area are also located on the south wing, with easy access from the oversized garage and mechanical areas.
22’ ceilings are showcased in the great room, with massive windows, floor-to-ceiling feature gas fireplace and world-class views! Recessed sliding doors open into the study/library, with built-in custom millwork, 11’ bookcases with ladder railing, gas fireplace and double French doors that open out to the main terrace. A circular-designed sitting room off the study is a quiet place to read or relax, offering access to a 2-piece bath with exterior door that leads out to the hot tub area.
A separate guest area is located on the west side of the home, with a private outdoor entrance that can be locked off from the main living areas. This beautifully appointed space includes a 4-piece bathroom with air-jetted tub, and built-in cabinetry with TV, microwave, instant hot water, fridge and granite countertop.
A circular staircase and an elevator lead up to the second floor, where the sumptuous master suite occupies the entire south side of the home. The elegant bedroom includes a built-in gas fireplace, a circular-designed reading nook with private balcony and incredible views! A luxurious ensuite bath offers double-sized air-jet soaker tub, raised fireplace, and 2-person steam shower with 6 jets & rain shower heads. Built-in closets offer abundant storage, with a large dressing area and sauna. A fully enclosed sunroom on the west side of the home offers a private and inviting place to relax with cozy stone fireplace, built-in speakers and views to the front gardens.
A spacious exercise room (or 3rd bedroom) off the upper landing includes built-in murphy bed option and double Juliette balconies that overlook the oceanfront and the great room below!
A fabulous media room on the upper level offers a realistic theatre experience with 119” screen and high-quality projector and electronics/sound system.
Occupying the north-east portion of the upper level, an oversized family/entertainment area includes a fully equipped kitchenette/serving area, a built-in gas fireplace, circular-designed games room with over-height dome ceilings and access to a full bathroom.
Outside, the gated, fully fenced and exquisitely landscaped property is simply magical! A massive seaside terrace offers multiple sitting and dining areas, with beautiful stonework, manicured flower gardens, and gated access leading down to the water’s edge…
A privately sited hot tub patio includes sitting area, firepit and access to an outdoor shower and 2-piece bath; a romantic spot to enjoy spectacular sunsets and warm summer evenings!
This sheltered and sunny location is ideal for kayaks or paddleboards, with an active and outdoor-oriented lifestyle and abundant recreational options at hand…. Boating enthusiasts will appreciate the many options for seasonal and year-round moorage at local marinas, and easy access to world-class cruising destinations through the Gulf Islands and beyond!
Just minutes from the centre of charming Sidney, with shops, great restaurants and excellent amenities, this location is also convenient to the Victoria International Airport, BC Ferries, and access to the main route into downtown Victoria….
A rare and exceptional oceanfront residence with the very best craftmanship and appointments showcased throughout!